The Colorado Avalanche
were without center Paul Stastny
for Tuesday night's game against the Buffalo Sabres
. Stastny, the Avs' No. 2 scorer with 36 points in 39 games, is out with flu-like symptoms.
Stastny is tied with Matt Duchene
for the team lead with 15 goals and is three points behind Duchene for the team lead in points.