The Colorado Avalanche looked inexorably well in their first five games of the NHL season and went 5-0 against the early . Competition. B pity for them tonight The Pittsburgh Penguins knew their weakness: Gabriel Landeskog can not defend short-handed overtime gates when he is in crease  With this Armed with knowledge, the penguins skillfully maneuvered themselves into a situation where the game ended 2-2 at the end of regulation. To get the Avs to where they wanted them, Pittsburgh let Brian Dumoulin take a penalty in injury time to give Colorado a 4-on-3 result. Brandon Tanev took the puck off his own blue line and brilliantly scored the goal before hitting the Achilles' heel of the Avs. When Tanev sent a shot straight into Landkog's box, he only had to watch as the captain of Colorado hopelessly hit the puck into his own net . Only l as he knew clearly Landeskog would.
This is a real hard loss for the Avalanche, and now that every team in the NHL knows exactly how to defeat them. One has to wonder how they will react after the revelation.