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Burgundy/White Features Intriguing Lineup Decisions

NHL.com After two days of scrimmages at the team's practice facility, the Colorado Avalanche will play in the closest thing to a real game before jumping right into its preseason schedule.The official end...
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Healthy Barrie a happy camper

Denver Post (Adrian Dater The Denver Post) — Training camp had always been a fraught time for Tyson Barrie. He was always on the lookout for short-term leases with apartments, the better to cut ties quickly when a team sent him packing.
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Shorter Camp No Problem For Players

NHL.com With a compressed schedule for Colorado Avalanche training camp this season, things are moving at a much swifter pace out on the ice than they normally would. Rookies and veterans alike are...
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Colorado Avs coach Patrick Roy already has plan for roster composition

Denver Post (Adrian Dater The Denver Post) — Patrick Roy is nothing if not organized. So it was not a surprise Saturday when the Avalanche coach already was sure of how he wants the composition of his regular-season roster to looks.
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Martin Focused On Learning, Growing

NHL.com Colorado Avalanche goaltending prospect Spencer Martin has no pressure on him at training camp. Sure, the 63rd overall draft pick wants to make a good impression, but that doesn’t mean he’s losing...
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Alex Tanguay returns to the Avs after an injury-riddled season

Denver Post (Mike Chambers The Denver Post) — Alex Tanguay helped the Avs get off to a 12-1 start last season but suffered knee and hip injuries that limited him to just 16 games in the beginning of his second stint with the club.
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Avs John Mitchell, Jamie McGinn out with injuries

Denver Post (Mike Chambers The Denver Post) — Avalanche center John Mitchell (head) and winger Jamie McGinn (back) did not participate in the on-ice activities during Friday's opening day of training camp,
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Players Thrilled to be Back on the Ice

NHL.com For a hockey player, the first day of training camp is like Christmas morning. After months of summer training and waiting to take the ice, players are finally able to put on the pads and run...
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Joey Hishon has good day with Gabe Landeskog and Alex Tanguay

Denver Post (Mike Chambers, All Things Avalanche) — Avalanche coach Patrick Roy is putting a AHL/junior player on each of his top lines, sharing the wealth in a training camp that features four teams.
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Joe Sakic now has full GM title with Avalanche; Greg Sherman assistant GM

Denver Post (Adrian Dater, All Things Avalanche) — R.J. Sangost, The Denver PostThe Avs quietly changed the titles around a bit of Joe Sakic and Greg Sherman over the summer.
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Kiszla: They rebuilt it, and now Avs fans must come

Denver Post (Mark Kiszla The Denver Post) — Joe Sakic has no shot against Peyton Manning. The hottest young team in the NHL gets buried by the Broncos.
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Avalanche looks to new season with hope of improved results

Denver Post (Adrian Dater The Denver Post) — The Avalanche won the brutally tough NHL Central Division title in 2013-14, beating out the defending Stanley Cup champion Chicago Blackhawks, among others.
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Injury bug biting as Avalanche training camp gets underway

Denver Post (Mike Chambers The Denver Post) — On the eve of training camp Thursday, Avalanche coach Patrick Roy disclosed that his team is already battling injuries.
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Roy, Sakic Preview Coming Season

NHL.com Things are going to be different this year for the Colorado Avalanche. Sure, they were different last season, but they’re still going to be different this season as well.The Avalanche went out and...
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Avs up payroll near cap despite being among NHL's lowest ticket sales

Denver Post (Adrian Dater The Denver Post) — Unlike recent years, the Avalanche is a "cap team" again, one with a payroll coming close to the NHL's $69 million cap ceiling for the 2014-15 season.
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Commitment to Winning

NHL.com Colorado Avalanche owner Stan Kroenke and president and governor Josh Kroenke are committed to winning a championship. They always have been."Our ownership has been incredible. Both Stan and Josh...
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Avs up payroll near cap despite being among NHL's lowest ticket sales

Denver Post (Adrian Dater The Denver Post) — Unlike recent years, the Avalanche is a "cap team" again, one with a payroll coming close to the NHL's $69 million cap ceiling for the 2014-15 season.
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Avalanche veterans report; Bordeleau out three months

Denver Post (Mike Chambers The Denver Post) — Patrick Roy had to make a list. The Avalanche coach couldn't keep track of all his team's injuries from memory.
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MacKinnon Ready For Sophomore Season

NHL.com Colorado Avalanche forward Nathan MacKinnon had quite the year as an 18-year-old.He started training camp after having been drafted first overall at the 2013 NHL Draft, was on Colorado’s roster...
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Jesse Winchester Excited To Be With The Avalanche

NHL.com It was hard not to take notice of the Colorado Avalanche last season. With 52 wins, 112 points and winners of a tough Central Division, the Avs completed one the best turnaround seasons in NHL...
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Blog Articles

Training Camp 2014 Day 2 Review

Mile High Hockey (Cheryl Bradley) — Scrimmages today were hard-hitting and guys were seriously down to business. Today saw a ton of hard work and even some nastiness. Scrimmages were fast-paced and filled with interesting moments....
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Avs Training Camp Day 2: Viewers Guide & Open Thread

Mile High Hockey (earl06) — Good morning ladies and gentlemen! The second and final day of training camp happens today, again from 9:30 MT to around two-ish. Odds are the bubble boys will ramp up the intensity to make their...
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Avalanche 2010 first-round draft pick Joey Hishon has good day with Gabe Landeskog and Alex Tanguay

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Mike Chambers) — Avalanche's Joey Hishon plays well with veterans Gabe Landeksog and Alex Tanguay.
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Training Camp 2014 Day 1 Review

Mile High Hockey (Cheryl Bradley) — Players didn't hold back as they worked their craft. There was a significant crowd today, quite a difference from my first camp four years ago. We arrived over an hour early, and the seats were...
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Joe Sakic now has full GM title with Avalanche; Greg Sherman assistant GM

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Adrian Dater) — Avs name Greg Sherman assistant GM, promote Joe Sakic
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Avalanche Day 1 training camp update

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Mike Chambers) — Avalanche Day 1 training camp update: Mitchell and McGinn miss session with injuries.
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MHH Ombudsman Action

Mile High Hockey (Mike @ MHH) — I'm using a comment by thedoctor in this thread as a jumping off point.  I'm not jumping on you here doc, but I'm gonna use your post to illustrate a couple of points and hopefully generate...
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Avs Training Camp Day 1: Viewers Guide & Open Thread

Mile High Hockey (earl06) — Good morning all! Rookie camp is in the books with all 28 souls still present and accounted for, now we move on to the main course. 67 players (so far) are raring to go at Family Sports Center...
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Colorado Avalanche: News from around the NHL September 19th, 2014

Mile High Hockey (Sandie Gauthier) — Harding is out with a broken foot . The Wild announced on Wednesday that goalie Josh Harding suffered a broken foot on Sunday in an off-ice incident, reportedly during an altercation...
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Patrick Roy and Joe Sakic preseason press conference

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Adrian Dater) — Avs coach Patrick Roy doesn't want team to get a big head after winning NHL's Central Division
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Avalanche-Detroit Red Wing alumni game slated for Sept. 27 in Aspen

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Adrian Dater) — Darren McCarty and other Red Wings will face the Avalanche in an alumni game in Aspen Colo.
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Video and more from Avalanche media day at the Pepsi Center

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Mike Chambers) — Avalanche players report for physicals, coach Patrick Roy reports injuries
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Bordeleau to miss 3 months, Mitchell having headaches, top lines revealed

Mile High Hockey (Cheryl Bradley) — Some were wondering why Bordy wasn't involved in the Captain's practices. Now we know why. Adrian Dater is reporting that Patrick Bordeleau will be out 3 months following back surgery. While...
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A Commentary on Advanced Statistics: Corsilogical or Corsillogical?

Mile High Hockey (c6hor8) — My summer of discontent resulted in a lot of work, drinking, and thinking about hockey that yielded some interesting thoughts and conclusions. Corsilogical or Corsillogical?   Part 1:...
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Weekly Watercooler: Training Camp Off-Day

Mile High Hockey (Cole D Hamilton) — We're Back!!! Cole and AJ sit down and talk about tomorrow's training camp, because taking a coverage break while players do physicals would be silly. It's really here folks, hockey season is all...
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Colorado Avalanche: News from around the NHL September 18th, 2014

Mile High Hockey (Sandie Gauthier) — There is an app available that is called Shnarped ... and it's all about news about hockey players (I used it last season). They recently did a Q & A with Conner Bleackley. What’s it like to...
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Avalanche prospects Cody Corbett and Marcus Power make up interesting duo

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Mike Chambers) — Cody Corbett and Marcus Power among five Avalanche prospects coming off big junior seasons.
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Avalanche Training Camp 2014 Roster released

Mile High Hockey (Cheryl Bradley) — Unlike the rookie camp info, the Avs got out the training camp roster in a timely fashion. The Avalanche has released the training camp roster for the 2014-15 season.  The only player not on the...
  • 3 days ago
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Rookie Camp Day 3 Review

Mile High Hockey (A.J. Haefele) — The Good, the Bad, and the Sometimes Ugly, Sometimes Not of Rookie Camp's final day. Hokay. The final day of Rookie Camp featured a lot more intensity and some really physical end of the day...
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Rookie Camp Video Day 3

Mile High Hockey (Dario) — Best viewed full screen in HD. My  Youtube page has videos from last years camp as well. Pros: Thanks for watching.
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