Colorado forward Gabriel Landeskog finally gets a chance to play in the Western Conference Finals. The Avalanche have advanced to the Stanley Cup semifinal for the first time since the 2001-02 season. Colorado beat the St. Louis Blues 3-2 on Friday to win the best-of-seven series 4-2.
At start of 1997 season, after weeks of rumors and negotiations, Detroit Red Wings acquired forward Brendan Shanahan from lowly Hartford Whalers
Darren Helm had a solid career with the Detroit Red Wings, beginning with making an impact in playoffs, and is doing the same with Colorado Avalanche.