Avalanche expects to regain old form
ST. PAUL, Minn. -- Some things, Patrick Roy said, aren't worth losing sleep over. At the top of the list for the Colorado coach: Monday night's 1-0 overtime loss to the Wild in Game 3 of their first-round playoff series. Roy said Tuesday he put that game "in the garbage can," viewing it as an anomaly for a team that ruled the first two games of the series. He is confident the Avalanche will get back to its old self in Thursday's Game 4 at Xcel Energy Center, despite having to move on without defenseman Tyson Barrie. He will miss the rest of the series because of a knee injury inflicted by a Matt Cooke hit in Monday's game. Despite Barrie's importance to the Avalanche, Roy said his ...