“You’ve always got to want the puck,” Kessel said. “Fortunately tonight I was able to win it.”
The Broncos placed Trevathan on recallable injured reserve Tuesday.
“They’re really slow. It’s tough to watch,” Baltimore Orioles reliever Darren O’Day said after the first two games of the AL Championship Series each lasted more than 4 hours, 15 minutes. “I understand it’s postseason, but these are just taking too long.”
Kenneth Faried led a balanced Nuggets offense with 19 points. Jusuf Nurkic scored 15 and Timofey Mozgov and Arron Afflalo each added 10 for Denver (1-3).
“Hopefully there are many more to come, but it’s certainly a good feeling to find a loose puck like that late in the game and get a big win especially after the start that we had,” Briere said.
“I don’t know if any of them are big for me, necessarily, especially in the middle of the season,” Manning said.
Coach John Fox said Monday this latest injury is above and to the side of the same knee but isn’t related to the initial injury, which occurred Aug. 12.
“Nathan MacKinnon,” Hall said of the young Colorado Avalanche player.
“This is awesome!” Bryan Fletcher said.