DENVER — For the second year in a row, the Colorado Avalanche are heading to the playoffs. 

They will need to beat the No. 1 ranked Calgary Flames in Round 1 to make it further than they did in 2018.

Game 1 of the series is Thursday night in Calgary. The game begins at 8:00 p.m. Mountain time and will be broadcast on NBC Sports Network and Altitude Sports.

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