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Eric Gelinas ready to write off last season and claim a spot on Avalanche defense

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Terry Frei) — On March 18 in Calgary, Avalanche defenseman Eric Gelinas got tangled up with a Flames' skater behind the net.
  • 12 hr 30 min ago

Patrick Wiercioch’s strengths meet the Avalanche’s needs

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Mike Chambers) — Opening day of Avalanche training camp Friday focused on five-man, end-to-end drills with no pressure.
  • 1 day 9 hr ago

Jared Bednar has paid his dues on way to becoming Avalanche coach

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Terry Frei) — Within seven minutes of his entrance, Jared Bednar had the first of the two training-camp groups gathered around him as he diagrammed on the dry-erase board. It had been a long time coming.
  • 1 day 10 hr ago

Avalanche center John Mitchell says players support team’s aggressive new playstyle

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Mike Chambers) — Avalanche veteran John Mitchell has the IQ to play center in the NHL, and he clearly understands the breakout system new coach Jared Bednar is trying to establish.
  • 1 day 11 hr ago

Rene Bourque hopes to become 2nd-best Bourque Avalanche have ever had

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Terry Frei) — Now, at age 34, Bourque is just trying to catch on with the Avalanche, attending Colorado's training camp on a professional tryout (PTO) basis.
  • 2 days ago
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Colorado Avalanche uncertain on how it will use Semyon Varlamov, Calvin Pickard in goal

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Mike Chambers) — In an 82-game NHL season, a solid backup goalie typically gets 20-30 starts, and that number usually depends on how much work or rest the No. 1 goalie desires. For the Avalanche this season, it's...
  • 2 days ago

Nolan Pratt to coach defensemen and penalty kill for Colorado Avalanche

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Mike Chambers) — New Avalanche coach Jared Bednar has named Nolan Pratt the team's new defensive coach and responsible for the penalty kill, and said Tim Army will continue to work with the forwards and power play.
  • 2 days ago
  • Hits: 1

Jared Bednar: Avs’ Tyson Barrie has to earn trust facing opposing top lines

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Terry Frei) — In the wake of the hearing and then the signing, the 5-10, 190-pound Barrie repeatedly has said one of his goals is to be entrusted to be on the ice against opposition's top lines.
  • 2 days ago
  • Hits: 1

Jared Bednar considers the Avs alternate captain positions to be up for grabs

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Terry Frei) — On the morning Avalanche veterans reported for physicals and testing at the Pepsi Center, new coach Jared Bednar Thursday said that Gabe Landeskog will remain Colorado's captain and that he...
  • 2 days ago
  • Hits: 1

Jared Bednar finally gets 1st NHL taste when Avalanche opens training camp

Denver Post (Terry Frei) — After the Avalanche veterans report and go through physicals and testing Thursday, Bednar for the first time will be on the ice as an NHL head coach -- or as an NHL anything -- when Colorado opens...
  • 3 days ago
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Canada’s victory over the U.S. was hot topic at Avalanche rookie camp

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Mike Chambers) — The Americans (0-2) in Toronto will complete their three-game, round-robin tournament Thursday against the Czech Republic, which also won't advance to the final four.
  • 3 days ago
  • Hits: 1

Colorado Avalanche release training camp roster, Burgundy/White game details

Denver Post: All Things Avs (The Denver Post) — The Colorado Avalanche on Tuesday released the team's training camp roster and details for its annual Burgundy and White game.
  • 4 days ago
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Rookie Focus Now On Main Training Camp

NHL.com CENTENNIAL, Colo.—Colorado Avalanche prospects have been putting in hard work since last Thursday, with last weekend’s Rookie Showcase offering quite an opportunity to show off where they are in...
  • 4 days ago
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Jarome Iginla still has plenty of NHL toughness in him as 40 approaches

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Mike Chambers) — Jarome Iginla enters his 20th NHL season -- third with the Avalanche -- still looking like a prizefighter in his prime.
  • 4 days ago
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Avalanche prospect Mason Geertsen has toughness in his corner

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Mike Chambers) — Geertsen, 21, might become one of those few NHL players who can fight like an enforcer but not be labeled one.
  • 4 days ago
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Avs Announce 2016 Training Camp Dates & Roster

NHL.com The Colorado Avalanche announced its training camp dates and roster for the upcoming 2016-17 campaign on Tuesday.Colorado opens camp Thursday, Sept. 22, with veterans reporting for medical and...
  • 4 days ago
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Prospect Q&A: Gustav Olhaver

NHL.com Gustav Olhaver was selected by the Colorado Avalanche in the seventh round (191st overall) in the 2015 NHL Draft. The 6-foot-7, 220-pound Swedish center split his time last season between the...
  • 4 days ago
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Spencer Martin steps up a notch in Avalanche goaltending hierarchy

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Terry Frei) — When Avalanche minor-league goalie Roman Will signed in May to return to his native Czech Republic, and then Colorado traded Reto Berra to Florida, it nudged Spencer Martin up the organizational...
  • 5 days ago
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Young defensemen Anton Lindholm, Josh Anderson hope to impress at Avalanche training camp

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Terry Frei) — Anton Lindholm and Josh Anderson were sitting a few feet apart in the Avalanche dressing room Monday after the final on-ice session of rookie camp at Family Sports Center.
  • 5 days ago
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Boikov, Lindholm Ready To Make Their Mark

NHL.com CENTENNIAL, Colo.—Sergei Boikov and Anton Lindholm took different routes to get to the Colorado Avalanche's Rookie Camp, but both young defensemen could find themselves in the team's lineup sooner...
  • 5 days ago
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Blog Articles

Canada Not Shockingly Moves to World Cup Final

Mile High Hockey (misterfish1) — Not like anyone could have EVER predicted this. In a Cinderalla story defying all odds, Canada is in the World Cup Final. No one could have ever predicted this... unless of course, you follow...
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Eric Gelinas ready to write off last season and claim a spot on Avalanche defense

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Terry Frei) — On March 18 in Calgary, Avalanche defenseman Eric Gelinas got tangled up with a Flames' skater behind the net.
  • 12 hr 30 min ago

GDT: World Cup Semi-Finals Weekend

Mile High Hockey (earl06) — Good evening ladies and gentlemen. The World Cup round robin is over and 4 teams have been sent home. Now the rules change, no more shootouts, they play until someone scores. Three of the teams...
  • 13 hr 6 min ago

Patrick Wiercioch’s strengths meet the Avalanche’s needs

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Mike Chambers) — Opening day of Avalanche training camp Friday focused on five-man, end-to-end drills with no pressure.
  • 1 day 9 hr ago

Jared Bednar has paid his dues on way to becoming Avalanche coach

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Terry Frei) — Within seven minutes of his entrance, Jared Bednar had the first of the two training-camp groups gathered around him as he diagrammed on the dry-erase board. It had been a long time coming.
  • 1 day 10 hr ago

Avalanche center John Mitchell says players support team’s aggressive new playstyle

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Mike Chambers) — Avalanche veteran John Mitchell has the IQ to play center in the NHL, and he clearly understands the breakout system new coach Jared Bednar is trying to establish.
  • 1 day 11 hr ago

Avalanche Training Camp 2016: Preview & Live Thread

Mile High Hockey (earl06) — Good morning all. The Avalanche hit the ice as a team for the first time since the departure of Patrick Roy and begin the reinvention process for real. For once the prospects have a leg up on the...
  • 1 day 19 hr ago

Colorado Avalanche: News from around the NHL September 23rd, 2016

Mile High Hockey (Sandie Gauthier) — Avs leave Patrick Roy's departure behind as camp opens Friday. [ ESPN ] NHL Central preview: Colorado Avalanche. [ Daily Herald ] Competition and chemistry bred at Rookie Camp. [ NHL ] The...
  • 1 day 23 hr ago

Rene Bourque hopes to become 2nd-best Bourque Avalanche have ever had

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Terry Frei) — Now, at age 34, Bourque is just trying to catch on with the Avalanche, attending Colorado's training camp on a professional tryout (PTO) basis.
  • 2 days ago
  • Hits: 1

Colorado Avalanche uncertain on how it will use Semyon Varlamov, Calvin Pickard in goal

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Mike Chambers) — In an 82-game NHL season, a solid backup goalie typically gets 20-30 starts, and that number usually depends on how much work or rest the No. 1 goalie desires. For the Avalanche this season, it's...
  • 2 days ago

Nolan Pratt to coach defensemen and penalty kill for Colorado Avalanche

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Mike Chambers) — New Avalanche coach Jared Bednar has named Nolan Pratt the team's new defensive coach and responsible for the penalty kill, and said Tim Army will continue to work with the forwards and power play.
  • 2 days ago
  • Hits: 1

Jared Bednar: Avs’ Tyson Barrie has to earn trust facing opposing top lines

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Terry Frei) — In the wake of the hearing and then the signing, the 5-10, 190-pound Barrie repeatedly has said one of his goals is to be entrusted to be on the ice against opposition's top lines.
  • 2 days ago
  • Hits: 1

Jared Bednar considers the Avs alternate captain positions to be up for grabs

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Terry Frei) — On the morning Avalanche veterans reported for physicals and testing at the Pepsi Center, new coach Jared Bednar Thursday said that Gabe Landeskog will remain Colorado's captain and that he...
  • 2 days ago
  • Hits: 1

GDT: World Cup Day 6 - Sorry Russia, but...

Mile High Hockey (earl06) — Good afternoon sports fans . The World Cup of Hockey wraps up round robin play today with a matinee to determine the final spot in the Semis plus a meaningless nightcap between two bad teams. The...
  • 2 days ago

Avalanche 2016 Rookie Camp Recap

Mile High Hockey (earl06) — For the past week the Avalanche prospects have gone through coaching, drills and the first ever Rookie Showcase while also serving as the test case for the organization’s change in coaching and...
  • 2 days ago
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Colorado Avalanche: News from around the NHL September 22nd, 2016

Mile High Hockey (Sandie Gauthier) — Jarome Iginla not thinking about retirement. [ NHL ] Matt Duchene’s highlight-reel skills on display at World Cup of Hockey. [ National Post ] How we play hockey in Norway. [ The Players’...
  • 2 days ago
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MacKinnon the hero in overtime, as North America edges Sweden 4-3 in 2016 World Cup

Mile High Hockey (tigervixxxen) — Nathan MacKinnon scored the game winner for North America at 4:11 overtime off of an incredible backhand shot beating Sweden's Henrik Lundqvist In a game that saw a whopping 87 shots on goal, a...
  • 3 days ago
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Jared Bednar finally gets 1st NHL taste when Avalanche opens training camp

Denver Post (Terry Frei) — After the Avalanche veterans report and go through physicals and testing Thursday, Bednar for the first time will be on the ice as an NHL head coach -- or as an NHL anything -- when Colorado opens...
  • 3 days ago
  • Hits: 2

Canada’s victory over the U.S. was hot topic at Avalanche rookie camp

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Mike Chambers) — The Americans (0-2) in Toronto will complete their three-game, round-robin tournament Thursday against the Czech Republic, which also won't advance to the final four.
  • 3 days ago
  • Hits: 1

GDT: World Cup Day 5 - Fire & Ice

Mile High Hockey (earl06) — Good afternoon sports fans. Now that each team has played 2 games we have one pool that’s pretty much set and another that’s wide open. The Czechs and Americans have been eliminated and will play...
  • 3 days ago
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