One of the most important positions in professional sports is the hockey goalie.
Nick Holden scored the go-ahead goal in the third period to lift the Colorado Avalanche over the Florida Panthers 4-2 on Thursday night.
Thursday night’s game at the BB&T Center features two teams currently heading in opposite directions.
A pair of teams that have stumbled out of the gate will face off tonight in Denver.
Roberto Luongo stopped 26 shots for his 67th career shutout, leading the FloridaPanthers to a 1-0 win over the Buffalo Sabres on Friday night for their first victory of the season.
Martin Brodeur bounced back from his shortest postseason performance with a record-setting 24th Stanley Cup playoff shutout, leading the New Jersey Devils to a 4-0 victory over the Florida Panthers Thursday night, tying their first-round series at 2-all.
Martin Brodeur stopped 24 shots for his 100th postseason win, and a three-goal first period was enough to help the New Jersey Devils spoil the Florida Panthers’ long-awaited return to the Stanley Cup playoffs in a 3-2 victory Friday night.