Colorado opens season at home against Chicago
Chicago Blackhawks vs. Colorado Avalanche
Denver; Wednesday, 10 p.m. EDT
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Avalanche -279, Blackhawks +226; over/under is 6
BOTTOM LINE: The Colorado Avalanche face off against the Chicago Blackhawks at home in the season opener.
Colorado finished 39-13-4 overall and 22-4-2 at home during the 2020-21 season. Goalies for the Avalanche allowed 2.2 goals on 25.3 shots per game last season.
Chicago finished 24-25-7 overall with a 11-14-3 record on the road during the 2020-21 season. The Blackhawks averaged 2.8 goals on 29.2 shots per game last season.
INJURIES: Avalanche: Pavel Francouz: out (lower body).
Blackhawks: Wyatt Kalynuk: out (ankle).