The Canucks look for their first win since the All-Star break as they visit the division-leading Avalanche.
Vancouver has gone 1-4-0-1 over its last six games to fall six points behind Colorado for first place in the Northwest Division.
The Canucks have struggled offensively, scoring just four goals in three consecutive losses since the All-Star break.
The Canucks and Avalanche have been battling for the top spot in the division all season and are tied 1-1-1 in the season series.
Colorado is 2-0-1 to earn five points since the break.
Aebischer is 25-11-7 this year with four shutouts. He started the season with 32 career victories.
“There is no one in the league playing better than David,” Sakic said. “Goaltending is the least of our worries.”
Colorado has lost just twice—both in overtime—in their last 12 games.