Colorado Avalanche winger Gabriel Landeskog got here underneath hearth Wednesday for his hit on Chicago Blackhawks heart Kirby Dach.
Landeskog’s hit got here within the third interval as Colorado was main 4-2. Dach tried to get management of the puck within the impartial zone and went down to at least one knee when Landeskog put the hit on him. Landeskog was referred to as for boarding on the play and acquired criticism on Twitter.
Colorado gained the sport, 4-2. Landeskog scored his first objective of the season within the first interval. Three of the staff’s 4 targets have been within the first interval.
The Avalanche have been with out heart Nathan MacKinnon and coach Jared Bednar. Both have been within the COVID-19 protocol and away from the membership. Colorado assistants Ray Bennett and Nolan Pratt led the staff towards the Blackhawks.
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“We’ve been able to stay in contact with Jared, and he’s done some video work. It’s just a question of taking Jared’s responsibilities and splitting them between Nolan and I,” Bennett stated.
MacKinnon and Bednar may return as early as Saturday, basic supervisor Joe Sakic stated.
Colorado goaltender Darcy Kuemper saved 32 photographs in his staff debut.
Chicago acquired targets from Dominik Kubalik and Connor Murphy.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.
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