Posted: 1:00 PM It's playoff time which means it's prime time for Joe Sakic.
Sakic tipped in a shot by Ruslan Salei from the point midway through the first overtime period to give Colorado a 3-2 win over Minnesota. That's his eighth career playoff goal in extra time.
The goal came at 11:11 of OT and gave Colorado a 1-0 lead in this first-round series. Game 2 is at Minnesota on Friday.
Posted: 6:09 PM The Colorado Avalanche beat the Minnesota Wild 4-3 on Sunday, setting up a first-round playoff matchup between the teams. Wojtek Wolski and Joe Sakic scored shootout goals and Jose Theodore stopped both of Minnesota's shootout attempts.
Posted: 9:05 AM Instead of moving into a seventh-place tie with Dallas, Denver, which frittered away an early 12-point lead and trailed from the middle of the second quarter on, fell into a tie with idle Golden State for the eighth and final playoff spot in the wild Western Conference
Posted: 9:01 AM The Jayhawks left their old coach in the dust Saturday night, getting 25 points and seven rebounds from Brandon Rush to stave off a ferocious comeback by North Carolina for an 84-66 victory in the national semifinals