Boedker, the eighth pick in the 2008 NHL Draft, also had an assist as part of a career-high four-point night in a win that improved the Coyotes' record to 2-0-1.
"It's always fun to contribute, always fun to score when you win and being able to contribute that way," Boedker said. "[Wednesday] night it came full circle and I ended up getting the third goal. It's obviously a big, new experience and a fun experience."
NHL Live with Steve Mears and E.J. Hradek, at 5 p.m. ET on NHL Network, has a special guest on Thursday as U.S. Olympian Hilary Knight will be in the studio at 5:30 p.m. to talk about her recent experience practicing with the Anaheim Ducks and USA Hockey's "Girls Try Hockey" program.
It's a seven-game night in the NHL featuring the Boston Bruins visiting the Montreal Canadiens (7:30 p.m. ET, NHLN-US, SN360). Bruins analyst Andy Brickley joins us from the Arena Cam at Bell Centre at 6:05 p.m. to preview the action.
NHL Insider Bob McKenzie joined NHL Live in studio to discuss his new book, "Hockey Confidential."
"I really wanted it to be different," McKenzie said. "One of the things that I've really gotten away from in my job, where it's 140 characters at a time on Twitter or 40 seconds on television, is to do some longform storytelling. I ran across some stories that I thought were interesting, that people hadn't heard before, and decided that was the kind of book I wanted to write."
NHL Live with Steve Mears and E.J. Hradek, at 5 p.m. ET on NHL Network, sets up the latest edition of Wednesday Night Rivalry featuring the Detroit Red Wings and Boston Bruins by welcoming in NBCSN analyst Pierre McGuire from the Arena Cam at Joe Louis Arena at 6:15 p.m.
One of broadcasting's top hockey commentators, Bob McKenzie, has a new book: "Hockey Confidential." McKenzie will be in studio at 5:30 p.m. to share some of his stories about the game.
Movember CEO Adam Garone joins NHL Live in studio at 5:40 p.m. to preview Hockey Fights Cancer month.
The win was Colorado's first after two straight losses to start the season. The Avalanche were shut out in each of those defeats and saw their scoreless streak run to 143:27 before Jamie McGinn's second-period goal.