NHL: Nashville 5, Calgary 3

NASHVILLE, March 22 (UPI) -- Mike Fisher scored two of Nashville's four consecutive goals during the opening two periods Thursday, pushing the Predators past Calgary 5-3.

NHL: Nashville 2, Los Angeles 1 (SO)

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 1 (UPI) -- Sergei Kostitsyn finally ended a marathon shootout in the eighth round Thursday to give Nashville a 2-1 triumph over Los Angeles.

NHL: Anaheim 3, Nashville 2 (SO)

ANAHEIM, Calif., Jan. 27 (UPI) -- Viktor Fasth made three saves in the shootout and notched a victory in his first NHL start Sunday, backstopping the Anaheim Ducks to a 3-2 win over Nashville.

NHL: Phoenix 4, Nashville 3 (OT)

GLENDALE, Ariz., April 28 (UPI) -- Ray Whitney scored with 5:56 to go in the first overtime Friday to give Phoenix a 4-3 win over Nashville in the opener of their conference semifinal series.

NHL: Nashville 6, Colorado 1

DENVER, April 7 (UPI) -- Craig Smith put Nashville in front for good in the first period Saturday and the Predators tuned up for the playoffs with a 6-1 win over Colorado.

NHL: Nashville 4, Colorado 2

NASHVILLE, March 8 (UPI) -- Pekka Rinne had to make only 15 saves Tuesday in the Nashville Predators' 4-2 win over Colorado.

NHL: Nashville 5, Minnesota 4

ST. PAUL, Minn., Feb. 1 (UPI) -- Mike Fisher sparked a stunning third-period rally with a pair of goals Tuesday and the Nashville Predators overcame a big deficit to beat Minnesota 5-4.

NHL: Dallas 3, Colorado 2

DENVER, April 9 (UPI) -- Brenden Morrow produced the game-winning goal 40 seconds into the third period Friday and Dallas stayed in the playoff race with a 3-2 win over Colorado.

NHL: Colorado 4, St. Louis 3

DENVER, Jan. 25 (UPI) -- Kevin Shattenkirk and Ryan Stoa scored third-period goals Monday, propelling the Colorado Avalanche to a 4-3 decision over St. Louis.

NHL: Colorado 6, St. Louis 3

DENVER, Nov. 15 (UPI) -- John-Michael Liles scored a pair of first-period goals Monday and the Colorado Avalanche went on to defeat St. Louis 6-3.

NHL: Colorado 5, Dallas 0

DENVER, Nov. 6 (UPI) -- Peter Budaj turned aside 31 shots and Kevin Porter scored two goals Saturday in the Colorado Avalanche's 5-0 whitewash of Dallas.

NHL: Colorado 5, Detroit 4 (SO)

DETROIT, Oct. 12 (UPI) -- Brandon Yip's goal in the sixth round of a shootout Tuesday lifted the Colorado Avalanche to 5-4 victory over Detroit.

NHL: San Jose 5, Colorado 2

DENVER, April 25 (UPI) -- Joe Pavelski scored twice Saturday as the San Jose Sharks downed Colorado 5-2 to win their Western Conference series 4-2.

NHL: Colorado 5, St. Louis 2

DENVER, Feb. 9 (UPI) -- Brandon Yip scored two goals for the Colorado Avalanche, which trailed early but stormed back with four straight goals Monday to rip the St. Louis Blues 5-2.

NHL: Colorado 3, Edmonton 0

DENVER, Feb. 7 (UPI) -- Craig Anderson recorded his sixth shutout this season Saturday, leading Colorado to a 3-0 victory against Edmonton.
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Brandon Yip
Colorado Avalanche right wing Brandon Yip (second from right) is mobbe by teammates (L-R) John-Michael Liles, Chris Durno, Matt Hendricks, and Brett Clark after his first NHL goal during the first period against the Anaheim Ducks at the Pepsi Center in Denver on December 22, 2009. UPI/Gary C. Caskey...

Brandon Yip (born April 25, 1985) is a Canadian professional ice hockey right winger currently playing for the Colorado Avalanche of the National Hockey League. He is 3/4 Chinese and 1/4 Irish.

Brandon Yip was drafted by the Avalanche in the 8th round, 239th overall in the 2004 NHL Entry Draft. He played amateur junior hockey with the Coquitlam Express of the BCHL before enrolling to play collegiate hockey with Boston University of the Hockey East. In his freshman year in 2005–06, Brandon scored an impressive 31 points in 39 games and was named Hockey East rookie of the year. In his Junior year with the Terriers in 2007–08, Yip season was partly affected through an indefinite suspension for breaking team rules before returning to finish with 23 points in 37 games. After winning the NCAA Men's Ice Hockey Championship with the Terriers in his senior year in 2008–09, Yip graduated from BU with high honors with a B.S. in Criminal Justice.

On July 22, 2009, Yip signed a one-year entry level contract with the Avalanche. Prior to his first pro season in 2009–10, Yip suffered a broken hand in a pre-season game that sidelined him for the first two months of the year. Returning to health Yip made his professional debut with the Avalanche's American Hockey League affiliate, the Lake Erie Monsters, for six games before being recalled by Colorado on December 19, 2009, to make his NHL debut in a 5-2 home win against the Columbus Blue Jackets. Yip scored his first goal three days later against Jonas Hiller of the Anaheim Ducks. He quickly settled with the Avalanche and in his first 22 games he scored an impressive 11 goals before suffering a separated shoulder against the Detroit Red Wings on March 1, 2010. Yip ended his 2009-10 campaign leading all rookies in goals per game average. After finishing second on the Avalanche in playoff scoring with 4 points against the San Jose Sharks in the conference quarterfinals, Yip was re-signed at seasons end to a two-year contract on July 7, 2010.

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