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Training Camp: Day 1 Scrimmage Recaps

by Aaron Lopez / Colorado Avalanche
Team Grey 3, Team Black 1

45:00 – Peter Budaj starts in goal for Team Grey, Craig Anderson for Team Black

39:40 – Cameron Gaunce lays a big open-ice hit on Mike Carman

38:50 – Team Grey’s Cody McLeod splits the defense and goes in all alone following a nice move, but Anderson makes the stop

38:05 – Budaj stops a wraparound attempt and a follow-up, both by Black’s Matt Ford

34:07 – Milan Hejduk passes to Matt Duchene on a Team Grey rush, but Duchene’s shot sails wide

32:40 – TEAM GREY GOAL. Mike Carman picks up the puck behind the net and cuts around before shelving a shot over Anderson’s shoulder. 1-0 Grey

27:39 – Black’s Wacey Hamilton gets free and walks in on Budaj, putting on a couple of nice moves but Budaj stops his low shot

21:55 – Jason Bacashihua takes over in the Grey net, while Brandon Maxwell replaces Anderson for Black

18:00 – TEAM GREY GOAL. Grey takes a 2-0 lead on Joey Hishon’s tally, as the 2010 draftee receives a pass from Justin Mercier and puts a shot between the legs of both Adam Foote and Maxwell

16:47 – Paul Stastny gets behind Team Grey defenseman Jonas Holos, but Bacashihua gets enough of Stastny’s attempt with his shoulder to turn it aside

11:30 – TEAM BLACK GOAL. David Van Der Gulik is first denied by Bacashihua on a nice toe save, but buries the puck just seconds later. Daniel Winnik and Colby Cohen draw the assists. Team Grey’s lead is cut in half, 2-1.

9:08 – A Team Grey goal is called off due to a high stick

5:45 – Cross check called on Team Grey, resulting in a penalty shot. Chris Stewart gets the nod, but his low shot is stopped by Bacashihua

1:47 – With Team Black still trailing, Maxwell is pulled out of the net for an extra attacker

1:03 – Stastny has a good chance coming up the right side, but his attempt is stopped by Bacashihua

0:34 – TEAM GREY GOAL. Team Black defenseman Troy Rutkowski stumbles while trying to retrieve the puck  in his own zone. Milan Hejduk picks it up and gets the cookie to make it a 3-1 final in favor of Team Grey.

Team Black 5, Team Blue 2
45:00 – John Grahame begins the game in goal for Blue, while Anderson again starts for Black

42:40 – Black’s Matt Ford gets the first good chance of the game, but his wrister from the slot is turned away by Grahame

39:50 – Anderson stops a hard wrister from Blue’s Brandon Yip

36:55 – Blue’s Kevin Montgomery is whistled for a trip on T.J. Galiardi. On the penalty shot, Galiardi loses control of the puck and fails to get a shot off

35:15 – TEAM BLACK GOAL. Kevin Porter has a nice deflection of a Colby Cohen point shot, putting Team Black on the board first

32:45 – TEAM BLACK GOAL. Philippe Dupuis is called for tripping Team Black’s Ben Walter, who converts the ensuing penalty shot by beating Grahame with a low wrist shot

30:20 – Trevor Cann replaces Grahame in the Blue net

26:30 – TEAM BLUE GOAL. Ryan Stoa unleashes a rocket from the left side that rings off the post and goes past Anderson. Team Black holds a 2-1 lead.

23:40 – Cann receives his first major test and stops a point-blank shot by a cutting Chris Stewart

22:45 – Brandon Maxwell takes over for Anderson in the Team Black goal

20:10 – TEAM BLUE GOAL. Blue ties it up at 2-2 when Maxwell gets caught outside his crease, leading to a Dupuis tally with assists to Mark Olver and Greg Mauldin

17:25 – Maxwell makes a nice sliding stop on Stoa

15:40 – TEAM BLACK GOAL. Team Black regains the lead after Stewart knocks home a Galiardi feed while cutting to the net. 3-2 Black. Calvin Pickard takes over in goal for Team Blue.

13:30 – TEAM BLACK GOAL. Cameron Gaunce puts a wrister at the net from the blue line, which Matt Ford tips in to make it 4-2 Black

8:40 – TEAM BLACK GOAL. Ford strikes again, with an assist to Wacey Hamilton. Final score, Team Black 5, Team Blue 2

Team Blue 3, Team Grey 2
45:00 – Grahame in net for Blue, Budaj starts for Grey

39:12 – Grey’s Cody McLeod has a good chance early from the low left circle, but hits Grahame in the mask

37:20 – Grey defenseman Ray Macias tries to line up Harrison Reed for a big hit, but just misses

36:20 – Grey’s Peter Mueller leaves a nice drop pass to linemate Matt Duchene for a scoring chance. Grahame stops Duchene, plus Hejduk’s follow-up attempt

34:25 – TEAM BLUE GOAL. Greg Mauldin opens up the scoring with his first goal of camp, with assists going to Julian Talbot and Michael Bournival

29:50 – Grahame exits the Blue net and is replaced by Trevor Cann

27:45 – Mauldin cuts into the slot and fires a hard wrister, but Budaj makes a solid glove save

23:55 – Grey’s Joel Chouinard hits the post with a point shot after a faceoff win by teammate Mike Carman

23:48 – Blue defenseman Stefan Elliott is hit hard behind the net by Justin Mercier

22:35 – Jason Bacashihua relieves Budaj in the Team Grey net

22:15 – A high, hard point shot from Team Grey’s Stephen Silas beats Cann but rings off the crossbar

18:50 – Mauldin fakes a shot on the rush, getting Bacashihua out of position, but then hits the pipe with his shot. The rush heads the other way, where Mueller gets behind the Blue defense but is stopped by Cann

15:52 – Calvin Pickard takes over for Cann in Blue’s goal

13:38 – TEAM BLUE GOAL. Mark Olver gives Blue a 2-0 lead on an unassisted wraparound tally

11:17 – TEAM GREY GOAL. McLeod picks up the puck behind the net and attempts a wraparound that caroms off the skate of a Blue defender and into the net. Team Blue holds a 2-1 lead.

9:03 – TEAM GREY GOAL. Jonas Holos fires a shot from the right point and Pickard makes a pad save. However, Matt Duchene is in perfect position on the far side and buries the rebound. All tied up at 2-2.

5:20 – David Liffiton is whistled for cross-checking McLeod in front of the Blue net. McLeod is stopped by Pickard on the penalty shot.

3:10 – Somehow, Duchene stillseems to be picking up speed in the closing minutes

0:27 – Ryan O’Reilly is the hero for Blue, as he nets the game-winner off an assist from Ryan Stoa
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