Avalanche Stumble on Opening Night

DENVER (AP) – Oskar Sundqvist scored twice, Jordan Binnington stopped 26 shots and the St. Louis Blues beat the Colorado Avalanche 4-1 in the season opener for both teams. Jordan Kyrou also had a goal after being recalled from the taxi squad, and new addition Kyle Clifford added another as the Blues scored four unanswered. Andre Burakovsky scored early for the Avalanche. Colorado’s streak of season-opening wins was halted at four.