NHL: Bednar has high standards for Avs

26 January 2022 19:40:40 GMTPlus10
Jared Bednar has praised standards at the Avalanche

After winning a 16th straight home game, 2-0 against the Chicago Blackhawks, coach Jared Bednar said the Colorado Avalanche are working to high standards.

With victory at the Ball Arena on Monday, the Avalanche, 7/5 to win the Stanley Cup in 2021/22, joint-tied the fifth longest home winning run in NHL history.

Stretching out winning run

The 2011/12 Detroit Red Wings own the NHL record of 23.

In addition, the red-hot Avalanche have won their last seven total games, recorded at least a point in 13 straight and are 18-1-2 in their past 21 total games.

Colorado's 29-8-3 record ranks second in the NHL standings, two points behind leaders Florida Panthers with three games in hand. Their .762 points-percentage is the best of any team.

With a 39-13-4 record last season and .732 points-percentage (joint best with Vegas Golden Knights) Colorado won the Presidents' Trophy as the team with the best regular season record.

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Skipper playing part

Colorado's run has been helped by Captain Nathan MacKinnon who has scored 33 points (eight goals, 25 assists) in his past 22 games.

With a total of 43 points (nine goals, 34 assists) in 30 games, the 26-year-old sits behind Mikko Rantanen (22 goals, 27 assists for 49 points in 37 games) and leader Nazem Kadri (16 goals, 36 assists for 52 points in 37 games).

In total, Colorado has seven players on 30 points or more and are 22-0-2 when they score first.

Bednar said after the win over the Blackhawks: "It's just a feather in our cap for the guys. They're finding ways to win hockey games. We've set a pretty high standard in our room in the way we want to go about our daily basis, how we want our guys to play."

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