Avalanche beat Jets for 10-1 start
Denver • The Colorado Avalanche showed they can win playing from behind as well as with a lead.
Paul Stastny had a goal and an assist in the third period, Semyon Varlamov stopped 24 shots and the streaking Avalanche beat the Winnipeg Jets 3-2 on Sunday night.
Matt Duchene and Jan Hejda also scored and Gabriel Landeskog added two assists for the Avalanche.
Under first-year coach Patrick Roy, they are 10-1 for the second time in franchise history.
"That was the first time we came from behind in the third period," Stastny said. "We got chances and we didn't stop. We just kept going."
Blake Wheeler and Bryan Little had a goal and assist each for the Jets.
The Avalanche trailed 2-1 entering the third but came out strong at the start of the period. They put nine quick shots on goalie Al Montoya before Hejda tied it with 12:47 left off an assist by Stastny.
Stastny netted the winner with 5:28 left to give Colorado its fourth straight victory.