Another night, another loss for the Colorado Avalanche. This time they dropped a 5-2 decision to the Calgary Flames. Jarome Iginla and Mark Giordano scored power plays goals within 30 seconds of each other early in the first period to put the Flames up 2-0. Mark Olver scored a goal for the Avs at 7:35 in the first, but Rene Bourque answered back in the closing minute of the first period for a 3-1 Flames lead.
After a scoreless second period for both teams, Ales Kotalik and Jarome Iginla scored in a two-minute time span to put the Flames up 5-1. Cody McLeod scored a power play goal for the Avs with six seconds left in the game.
The Avalanche (26-36-8, 60 points) are now on a 10-game winless streak and will look to end it on Saturday when the face the Edmonton Oilers, the worst team in the league. The puck drops at 8:00 p.m. MT in Rexall Place.