SODERBERG SEES DIMINISHED PLAYING TIME IN TORONTO
toronto» Nathan MacKinnon, Matt Duchene, Gabe Landeskog and Mikko Rantanen are the only Avalanche forwards to have avoided fourth-line duty this season after Carl Soderberg was banished there Sunday at the Air Canada Centre.
Soderberg centered the fourth line with wingers Cody McLeod and Andreas Martinsen against Toronto. He was averaging 16:27 in ice time, fifth among forwards, but logged just 3:04 in the first period against the Leafs.
Colorado coach Jared Bednar, who has the NHL’s second-lowest-scoring team (2.19 goals per game), has tried virtually every