It was a fun, pretty well-played hockey game at the Pepsi Center Friday night between the Avalanche and Blues, won 3-2 by St. Louis in overtime. Hey, the Avs were down 2-0 and got a point, so I look at this night as kind of a win, even though, well, they lost. Let’s take a look at how the Avs players fared, individually:

Gabe Landeskog (C) – The Blues did a pretty good job on the Three-Headed Monster tonight. The captain had only one shot on net and failed to put a point on the board. That one shot was a mini-breakaway, though. He competed hard, but the results just weren’t there tonight.

Nathan MacKinnon (B-) – He was flying out there at times, very dangerous at times. But the Blues limited his true scoring chances to a minimum. Still, I thought he was fine. The puck just wasn’t on the top line’s stick as much as usual tonight.

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Adrian Dater
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Adrian Dater has been covering the Avs since their inception. In 2015, he became the lead NHL national columnist with Bleacher Report, where he worked until 2017 before joining BSN Denver.

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