DENVER, CO - OCTOBER 4: Nikita Zadorov #16 of the Colorado Avalanche takes down Nino Niederreiter #22 of the Minnesota Wild in the 3rd period as the Colorado Avalanche win 4-1 over the Minnesota Wild at the Pepsi Center in their opening game of the season October 4, 2018 in Denver, CO. (Photo by Joe Amon/The Denver Post via Getty Images)