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We’re back with the Colorado Avalanche weekly report card! This week Colorado was…

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We’re back with the Colorado Avalanche weekly report card! This week Colorado was…

**Colorado Avalanche Weekly Report Card: A Rollercoaster Ride**

Welcome back to the Colorado Avalanche weekly report card! This week, the Avalanche faced challenges but also showed their resilience. Let’s break down their performance in the games and evaluate the key players.

**THE GAMES**

*Sunday @ Buffalo: 4-0 Loss*
The Avalanche had a tough start to the week with back-to-back shutout losses. In Buffalo, the team looked fatigued, but Mikko Rantanen stood out with his outstanding performance despite the defeat.

*Wednesday vs. St Louis: 4-1 Win*
The Avalanche bounced back with a convincing win against St. Louis at home, showcasing their determination and skill on the ice.

**PLAYER OF THE WEEK**

*Mikko Rantanen: 1 Goal, 1 Assist, B+*
Rantanen’s exceptional efforts, especially in the Buffalo game, earned him the player of the week title. Despite the team’s struggles, Rantanen displayed remarkable resilience and skill.

**STAR WATCH**

*Nathan MacKinnon: 2 Assists, B*
MacKinnon, a key player for the Avalanche, demonstrated his talent with two assists this week. However, consistency is crucial, and he needs to maintain his high level of play throughout the games.

*Cale Makar: 2 Assists, C+*
Makar faced a challenging moment with a shove into the boards, impacting his performance. Although he contributed with two assists, there’s room for improvement in his overall game.

**MINDING THE NET**

*Alexandar Georgiev: C*
Georgiev had a challenging game in Buffalo, but it’s important to note that the loss was not solely on him. He needs to regroup and come back stronger in the upcoming games.

*Ivan Prosvetov: A*
Prosvetov showcased his potential in his first Avalanche start, demonstrating resilience and determination. His ability to bounce back after early challenges was commendable.

**ROLE PLAYER HONOR ROLL**

*Ross Colton: B+*
Colton made a significant impact, opening the scoring against St. Louis. His chemistry with linemates Wood and O’Connor is promising for the team’s future performances.

**DUNCE CAP IN MY DOGHOUSE DUNGEON**

*Jonathan Drouin and Tomas Tatar: F*
Drouin and Tatar struggled to make an impact and faced healthy scratches due to their lackluster performances. They need to step up and contribute meaningfully to earn their spots in the lineup.

 

**THE REST**

*Various Players: B to C+*
Several players showcased moments of brilliance and areas for improvement. Consistency and teamwork will be key moving forward.

**TEAM GRADE FOR THE WEEK**

*B*
Despite the setbacks, the Avalanche displayed resilience and determination, especially in the Buffalo game. Improvements are needed, but there are positive signs for the team’s future performances.

Stay tuned for more exciting Avalanche action next week!

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