ColoradoAvalanche.com is again asking for your help in determining the Avalanche's "Play of the Week" each week during the regular season. At the end of the year, a bracket-style tournament will be held to determine, via fan voting, the Avalanche's "Play of the Year."
, Kevin Porter
and Ryan Wilson
are this week's nominees.
Voting ends on Monday, Dec. 27 at 3:00 p.m. MT, so be sure to cast your ballot today!
Duchene Downs Sens – 12/17 vs. Ottawa
’s first career overtime goal gave Colorado a 6-5 victory over the Ottawa Senators. Duchene worked a give-and-go with linemate Tomas Fleischmann and received the return pass in the neutral zone before speeding down the ice and sending a wrist shot past goalie Brian Elliott from the lower left circle. Porter’s Drive – 12/19 vs. Montreal
Mere seconds after a line change, Kevin Porter
picked up a deflected Montreal breakout pass just outside the blue line. Porter barreled his way toward the net and around Canadiens defenseman Alexandre Picard before beating Carey Price through his five-hole. The goal tied the game at 2-2, leading to an eventual 3-2 Colorado victory. Wilson Nails Brodziak – 12/23 vs. Minnesota
Late in the first period of Colorado’s contest against Minnesota, defenseman Ryan Wilson
stepped up and leveled Wild forward Kyle Brodziak with a big check just inside the blue line. The two players would drop the gloves shortly thereafter and each received five minutes for fighting.