Colorado 5, Chicago 4

Saturday, October 22, 2011 8:30 PM

Final Scoring Summary

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Colorado 6-2-0-0 0-2-0-0 6-0-0-0 W1
Chicago 4-1-0-2 2-0-0-2 2-1-0-0 L1


Joakim Lindstrom scored the only goal of the shootout in the third round as the Colorado Avalanche earned a split of their home-and-home series against the Chicago Blackhawks with a 5-4 road triumph on Saturday.

Rookie Gabriel Landeskog tied the game late in the third period with his second goal of the night and Paul Stastny added a tally and an assist for Colorado, which improved to 6-0-0 on the road this season.

After Semyon Varlamov denied Patrick Kane's stuff attempt on Chicago's third shootout attempt, Lindstrom used a backhand deke to put Corey Crawford out of position before slipping the puck into the vacant net for the win.

Colorado built a 3-1 lead, but Marian Hossa capped a run of three straight Chicago goals with 5:27 remaining in the third period to put the Blackhawks ahead. However, Landeskog forged a 4-4 tie when beat Crawford from alone in the slot with 1:48 to go.

Captain Jonathan Toews had a power-play goal for Chicago, which is 4-0-2 in its last six games.

Top Game Performances

Colorado   Chicago
Gabriel Landeskog 2 Points Duncan Keith 2
Gabriel Landeskog 2 Goals Michael Frolik 1
Ryan O'Reilly 2 Assists Duncan Keith 2
N/A Power Play Goals Jonathan Toews 1
N/A Short Handed Goals N/A
Semyon Varlamov .895 Save Percentage Corey Crawford .833
Semyon Varlamov 34 Saves Corey Crawford 20

Team Stats Summary

Team Shots Goals Power Play Penalty Kill Penalty Mins Face Offs Won
Colorado 24 5 0-0 2-3 6 27
Chicago 38 4 1-3 0-0 0 35

Upcoming Games

  • Chicago will play its next game at home against Anaheim. The Blackhawks have a W/L % of .500 after a win and .667 after a loss.
  • Colorado will play its next game on the road against Calgary. The Avalanche have a W/L % of .667 after a win and 1.000 after a loss.
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