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Avalanche defense corps looks like NHL’s best again as potential franchise-altering decision looms at trade deadline

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Corey Masisak) — Bowen Byram and Samuel Girard are playing well just before the trade deadline, which highlights a huge dilemma for the Colorado Avalanche, both in the coming weeks and beyond this season.
  • 1 day 1 hr ago
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Devon Toews’ late goal lifts Avalanche to win over Coyotes

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Corey Masisak) — There were plenty of weird, confounding moments Sunday afternoon at Ball Arena, but the Colorado Avalanche's top guys found one sequence of brilliance when the club desperately needed it.
  • 1 day 23 hr ago
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What’s it like to see Avalanche star Nathan MacKinnon skating down ice at full speed? “Terrifying”

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Corey Masisak) — There isn't a more defining sequence of events from this era of Colorado Avalanche hockey than Nathan MacKinnon with the puck on his stick and open ice in front of him.
  • 2 days ago
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The Avalanche have a goals against problem: “We have to be better in a bunch of areas”

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Corey Masisak) — Among the top 12 teams in the NHL standings by points percentage, the 177 goals allowed by the Colorado Avalanche is easily the most.
  • 3 days ago
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Avalanche Journal: What are some options for Colorado before the trade deadline?

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Corey Masisak) — What are some trade deadline options for the Avs, who are limited both by the financial restrictions of being above the cap ceiling but also because their collection of assets is not as strong as...
  • 3 days ago
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Grading the Week: Broncos QB Russell Wilson sounds like he can’t get away from Sean Payton fast enough

Denver Post: All Things Broncos (Sean Keeler) — Russell Wilson and Ciara didn't buy what Sean Payton was shoveling on radio row during Super Bowl Week, either.
  • 3 days ago
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Avalanche ends long road trip with loss at Lighting

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Mark Didtler) — NHL points leader Nikita Kucherov had two goals and an assist as the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Colorado Avalanche 6-3 on Thursday night.
  • 4 days ago
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Avalanche’s long-term gamble on Miles Wood paying off in Year 1: “It’s just having a coach that trusts you”

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Corey Masisak) — Miles Wood's all-around game, including his playmaking with the puck and his defensive acumen without it, have both taken a significant step forward after signing a six-year, $15 million contract...
  • 6 days ago
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Artturi Lehkonen breaks out as Avalanche ends four-game losing streak with win over Washington

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Corey Masisak) — Artturi Lehkonen had his best game since returning from a neck injury with two goals and two assists, and the Avalanche ended a four-game losing streak in Washington.
  • 6 days ago
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Avalanche center Ryan Johansen is struggling, searching for answers: “I’ve got to raise my level”

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Corey Masisak) — The Avalanche added Ryan Johansen hoping he'd fill the No. 2 center role, but it's been a struggle for the veteran in his first year with Colorado.
  • 8 days ago
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Cale Makar after Avs’ fourth straight loss prompts players-only meeting: “If you’re not ready, you’re doing something wrong”

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Corey Masisak) — The Colorado Avalanche lost for a fourth straight time, but how they played and how the game got away from them led to a players-only meeting.
  • 9 days ago
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Panthers swamp Avalanche, sending them to season-worst fourth straight defeat

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Corey Masisak) — The Colorado Avalanche lost their mojo during an extended break in conjunction with the All-Star game. They look like they need another one to find it.
  • 9 days ago
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Avalanche Journal: Projecting the loaded rosters for the 2025 NHL 4 Nations Face-Off

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Corey Masisak) — Several Colorado Avalanche players should feature prominently at the first best-on-best tournament with NHL players since 2016.
  • 10 days ago
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Even while leading the NHL in goals, Avalanche could use more depth scoring

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Corey Masisak) — As the past three games have shown, when Colorado's world-class forwards aren't firing at the typical rate, the Avs need more from their supporting cast.
  • 11 days ago
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Avs drop third straight game with loss at Hurricanes

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Corey Masisak) — The biggest problem since the extended break is now officially the power play.
  • 11 days ago
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For now, less is not more for Avalanche workhorse goalie Alexandar Georgiev

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Corey Masisak) — The Colorado Avalanche have not cut back on Alexandar Georgiev's workload after setting a career high with 62 starts last season.
  • 13 days ago
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Devils hand Avalanche second straight loss after comeback bid falls short

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Corey Masisak) — John Marino scored with 2:17 left in regulation to help the New Jersey Devils turn back a spirited comeback attempt Tuesday night by the Colorado Avalanche.
  • 13 days ago
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Rangers hand Avalanche OT loss in first game back from All-Star break

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Corey Masisak) — The Colorado Avalanche controlled the proceedings for much of the first 40 minutes, but the Rangers played better as the contest went on Monday night and prevailed 2-1 in the extra session.
  • 14 days ago
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Zach Parise chose Avalanche for final chance to win Stanley Cup

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Patrick Saunders) — Last September, Zach Parise and his buddies took a dream golf trip to Scotland and Ireland. But when Parise returned home to Minnesota, he realized something was missing.
  • 16 days ago
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Avalanche Journal: Nathan MacKinnon, Nikita Kucherov could author an all-time duel for the Art Ross Trophy

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Corey Masisak) — If the past month of the 2023-24 NHL season is an indication, the league could be in for an all-time great scoring duel between Avalanche star Nathan MacKinnon and Lightning maestro Nikita...
  • 16 days ago
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Blog Articles

Open Thread: Colorado Avalanche vs. Vancouver Canucks (7:00 p.m.)

Mile High Hockey (Adrian Hernandez) — Photo by Michael Martin/NHLI via Getty Images It’s a Colorado Avalanche game day! The Avalanche have sputtered out of the break with two regulation victories in their last seven games. I...
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Preview: The Avs host West-leading Vancouver Canucks

Mile High Hockey (Adrian Hernandez) — Photo by Michael Martin/NHLI via Getty Images Can the Avs beat Vancouver on the second of a back-to-back? Colorado Avalanche The Avalanche have sputtered out of the break with...
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Avalanche defense corps looks like NHL’s best again as potential franchise-altering decision looms at trade deadline

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Corey Masisak) — Bowen Byram and Samuel Girard are playing well just before the trade deadline, which highlights a huge dilemma for the Colorado Avalanche, both in the coming weeks and beyond this season.
  • 1 day 1 hr ago
  • Hits: 1

Recap: Avalanche outlast Coyotes 4-3 in marathon game

Mile High Hockey (Jackie Kay) — Photo by Tyler Schank/Clarkson Creative/Getty Images Three goal challenges were made in this contest. At home at last! The Colorado Avalanche were ready to play in front of their own...
  • 1 day 21 hr ago
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Devon Toews’ late goal lifts Avalanche to win over Coyotes

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Corey Masisak) — There were plenty of weird, confounding moments Sunday afternoon at Ball Arena, but the Colorado Avalanche's top guys found one sequence of brilliance when the club desperately needed it.
  • 1 day 23 hr ago
  • Hits: 3

Open Thread: Colorado Avalanche vs. Arizona Coyotes (4:00 p.m.)

Mile High Hockey (Evan Liu) — Photo by Michael Martin/NHLI via Getty Images It’s a Colorado Avalanche game day! Finally, the Colorado Avalanche are home. After a season-long six-game road trip, the Avs come...
  • 2 days ago
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Preview: Defending home ice against the Coyotes

Mile High Hockey (Evan Liu) — Photo by Michael Martin/NHLI via Getty Images The Avs look to avert their demons finally back at home. Finally, the Colorado Avalanche are home. After a season-long six-game road...
  • 2 days ago
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What’s it like to see Avalanche star Nathan MacKinnon skating down ice at full speed? “Terrifying”

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Corey Masisak) — There isn't a more defining sequence of events from this era of Colorado Avalanche hockey than Nathan MacKinnon with the puck on his stick and open ice in front of him.
  • 2 days ago
  • Hits: 4

The Avalanche have a goals against problem: “We have to be better in a bunch of areas”

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Corey Masisak) — Among the top 12 teams in the NHL standings by points percentage, the 177 goals allowed by the Colorado Avalanche is easily the most.
  • 3 days ago
  • Hits: 3

Avalanche Journal: What are some options for Colorado before the trade deadline?

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Corey Masisak) — What are some trade deadline options for the Avs, who are limited both by the financial restrictions of being above the cap ceiling but also because their collection of assets is not as strong as...
  • 3 days ago
  • Hits: 3

Grading the Week: Broncos QB Russell Wilson sounds like he can’t get away from Sean Payton fast enough

Denver Post: All Things Broncos (Sean Keeler) — Russell Wilson and Ciara didn't buy what Sean Payton was shoveling on radio row during Super Bowl Week, either.
  • 3 days ago
  • Hits: 4

Weekly Grades: Let Us Go Home Edition!

Mile High Hockey (Ezra Parter) — Photo by Randy Litzinger/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images The Avs went 1-2-0 this week - but were they any good? We’re back with the Colorado Avalanche weekly report card! This week...
  • 4 days ago
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Recap: Avs flatline against Lightning in final game of disastrous road trip

Mile High Hockey (ebleau) — Photo by Mike Carlson/Getty Images Avalanche lose 6-3 as they lose fifth game in six. As the Colorado Avalanche eyed their final game of a grueling six-game road trip they were looking...
  • 4 days ago
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Avalanche ends long road trip with loss at Lighting

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Mark Didtler) — NHL points leader Nikita Kucherov had two goals and an assist as the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Colorado Avalanche 6-3 on Thursday night.
  • 4 days ago
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Open Thread: Colorado Avalanche vs. Tampa Bay Lightning (5:00 p.m.)

Mile High Hockey (Adrian Hernandez) — Photo by Michael Martin/NHLI via Getty Images It’s a Colorado Avalanche gameday! The Colorado Avalanche got back in the win column earlier this week against the Capitals and look to...
  • 5 days ago
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Preview: The Avalanche and Lightning add a chapter to MacK vs. Kucherov

Mile High Hockey (Adrian Hernandez) — Photo by Mark LoMoglio/NHLI via Getty Images It’s a 2022 Stanley Cup Final rematch and MacKinnon vs. Kucherov. How will this one settle? The Colorado Avalanche got back in the win column...
  • 5 days ago
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Avalanche’s long-term gamble on Miles Wood paying off in Year 1: “It’s just having a coach that trusts you”

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Corey Masisak) — Miles Wood's all-around game, including his playmaking with the puck and his defensive acumen without it, have both taken a significant step forward after signing a six-year, $15 million contract...
  • 6 days ago
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Recap: Avalanche end losing streak with 6-3 win over Washington

Mile High Hockey (Jackie Kay) — Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images A solid team win was much-needed. As the longest road trip of all time continued, the urgency for the Colorado Avalanche to find a win continued to...
  • 6 days ago
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Artturi Lehkonen breaks out as Avalanche ends four-game losing streak with win over Washington

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Corey Masisak) — Artturi Lehkonen had his best game since returning from a neck injury with two goals and two assists, and the Avalanche ended a four-game losing streak in Washington.
  • 6 days ago
  • Hits: 5

Opinion: The Avs current problems are quantified but go beyond the numbers

Mile High Hockey (Adrian Hernandez) — Photo by Joel Auerbach/Getty Images We are looking for answers in Colorado, but they must come from inside the room. The NHL EDGE site is chalked with stats primarily to monitor the...
  • 7 days ago
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