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Five things to know as Avalanche host defending Stanley Cup champion Capitals on Friday night

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Kyle Newman) — Philipp Grubauer gets the start in net on Friday night for the first time since an ugly seven-goal showing in a loss at Vancouver on Nov. 2. Grubauer was 15-10-3 last season with the Capitals,...
  • 22 hr 24 min ago

With four third-period goals, Avalanche earn signature comeback win over Bruins at Pepsi Center

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Kyle Newman) — The Bruins pressed from the puck drop, but it was Colorado that struck first halfway through the opening period when Rantanen got a turnover down by the corner of the boards and made a nice...
  • 1 day 16 hr ago

Ian Cole possesses “a sturdiness to his game” that the Avalanche defense aims to emulate

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Kyle Newman) — The Avalanche wasted no time signing Ian Cole in the first hour of the 2018 offseason, inking him to a three-year, $12.75 million contract as general manager Joe Sakic lauded the veteran as "a...
  • 2 days ago

Back at home after recent slide, still-confident Avalanche realize importance of battles against Bruins, Capitals

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Kyle Newman) — Even with its confidence unshaken, Colorado also knows there's business to immediately take care off starting Wednesday at the Pepsi Center, where the Avalanche face the Bruins back at their home...
  • 2 days ago

Avalanche roars past Edmonton Oilers to snap five-game losing streak

Denver Post (Jason Hills) — Connor McDavid is highly regarded as the best player in the National Hockey League, but the Avalanche showed the Edmonton Oilers they arguably have the best line in the league.
  • 4 days ago

In search for secondary scoring, Avs turn to Tyson Jost for offensive spark

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Jason Hills) — Surely at times this season, Jared Bednar’s felt like a bit of a mad scientist trying to find the right formula from his forward group outside of his potent top line of Nathan MacKinnon, Mikko...
  • 4 days ago

Avs losing streak now at five games after falling to Jets

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Jim Bender) — The Colorado Avalanche’s struggles continue.
  • 6 days ago

Avalanche doomed by Predators — and replays — in 4th straight loss

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Sean Keeler) — The Avs (7-5-3, 17 points) dropped their fourth contest in a row and slipped seven points behind Nashville (12-3-0, 24 points), winner of four straight.
  • 8 days ago
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How the Avalanche can put the joystick down and get their mojo — and defense — on track

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Sean Keeler) — The Colorado Avalanche blame "effort" for wild defeat at Calgary but still stumped on what the devil went down during a 7-6 setback at Vancouver.
  • 8 days ago
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Colorado Avalanche are back home after two rough losses

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Ryan Boulding) — Though the Avalanche has given up 13 goals in the last two games head coach Jared Bednar is confident his group will rebound in Wednesday’s home contest against Western Conference-leading...
  • 9 days ago
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Chicago Blackhawks fire 3-time Stanley Cup-winning coach Joel Quenneville

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Jay Cohen) — Joel Quenneville knew the deal. After three Stanley Cup titles and nine playoff appearances with the Chicago Blackhawks, the longtime coach figured this was a big season for him.
  • 9 days ago
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Colorado Avalanche’s division rival third jersey nights kick off vs. Predators

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Joe Nguyen) — The Colorado Avalanche will kick off its division rival third jersey nights on Wednesday against the Predators.
  • 10 days ago
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Even Avs winger Gabe Landeskog has a theory for his NHL-best scoring spree

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Sean Keeler) — Gabe Landeskog theories are like belly buttons, right? Everybody’s got one. The new trainer. The heavy sled. The MGM line. Married life.
  • 12 days ago

Avalanche falls in overtime to Vancouver Canucks

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Gordon McIntyre) — Derrick Pouliot scored on the power play in overtime to give the Vancouver Canucks a 7-6 win over the Avalanche on Friday night at Rogers Arena
  • 13 days ago
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Avs lose to Flames after blowing 4-1 lead

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Rita Mingo) — Time off during the National Hockey League season is nice, but there’s no question it can affect a team in detrimental ways.
  • 14 days ago
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Avalanche will rely more on Vladislav Kamenev with veterans stuck in sick bay

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Rita Mingo) — The top line has been an undisputed success, but in order to keep this early season momentum going, the Colorado Avalanche need to rely heavily on their supporting parts.
  • 15 days ago
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Gary Bettman: NHL plans regular season games in Prague, Stockholm

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Joe Nguyen) — NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman said that the NHL is planning to play a season-opening game in Prague and another two games in Stockholm next season.
  • 15 days ago
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Avalanche’s Mikko Rantanen named NHL’s first star for October

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Joe Nguyen) — The NHL's leader in assists and points was recognized as the top player of October.
  • 15 days ago
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Avalanche seeking scoring with its third and fourth lines during road trip through Canada

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Mike Chambers) — Injuries and scoring depth up front continues to be a concern for the Avalanche, which will continue to tinker with its third and fourth lines during this week's consecutive-night road trip...
  • 15 days ago
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Broncos Four Downs: Avs’ Erik Johnson can relate to Demaryius Thomas; J.J. Watt showing old form with Texans

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Ryan O'Halloran) — Demaryius Thomas will be pulling off a rare NFL feat on Sunday when he debuts with his new team (Texans) against his old one.
  • 16 days ago
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Blog Articles

Colorado Avalanche Game Day: Let’s go streaking!

Mile High Hockey (Tom Hunter) — Avalanche look to make it three wins in a row against the Capitals After losing five straight, the Colorado Avalanche are now rolling in the right direction. They’ve won two in a row and will...
  • New: 5 hr 23 min ago

Morning Flurries: The NHL is broken

Mile High Hockey (Hardev Lad) — I’m serious, everyone in the league is injured. The Avs Colorado Avalanche defenseman Nikita Zadorov hasn’t exactly impressed this season, and his lack of productiveness is starting to...
  • New: 9 hr 23 min ago

Five things to know as Avalanche host defending Stanley Cup champion Capitals on Friday night

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Kyle Newman) — Philipp Grubauer gets the start in net on Friday night for the first time since an ugly seven-goal showing in a loss at Vancouver on Nov. 2. Grubauer was 15-10-3 last season with the Capitals,...
  • 22 hr 24 min ago

Nikita Zadorov’s uncertain future with the Avalanche

Mile High Hockey (Tom Hunter) — As Zadorov’s ice time drops, the Colorado Avalanche need to decide where he fits on the team For the longest time, Nikita Zadorov was seen as the future of the Colorado Avalanche blueline....
  • 1 day 4 hr ago

Around the West: is Nashville’s lead in the Central sustainable?

Mile High Hockey (Hardev Lad) — and the Avalanche are pulling themselves out of a rut. Apologies for missing week five of the power rankings last week. Someone told me I had to spend time with family and everything just fell...
  • 1 day 8 hr ago
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Colorado Avalanche pick up second straight with 6-3 win over Boston

Mile High Hockey (Ross Kleppe) — The Colorado Avalanche made it two wins in a row Wednesday night, beating the Boston Bruins 6-3. The Avalanche were looking to build on Sunday’s win in Edmonton, desperate to move past the four...
  • 1 day 15 hr ago

With four third-period goals, Avalanche earn signature comeback win over Bruins at Pepsi Center

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Kyle Newman) — The Bruins pressed from the puck drop, but it was Colorado that struck first halfway through the opening period when Rantanen got a turnover down by the corner of the boards and made a nice...
  • 1 day 16 hr ago

Ian Cole possesses “a sturdiness to his game” that the Avalanche defense aims to emulate

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Kyle Newman) — The Avalanche wasted no time signing Ian Cole in the first hour of the 2018 offseason, inking him to a three-year, $12.75 million contract as general manager Joe Sakic lauded the veteran as "a...
  • 2 days ago

Colorado Avalanche Game Day: Bruins are back in town

Mile High Hockey (Hardev Lad) — and some injury updates for Sven and J.T. The Colorado Avalanche broke their five-game losing streak last time out against the Edmonton Oilers , but tonight they face a much tougher...
  • 2 days ago

Morning Flurries: the Hall of Fame takes a step in the right direction

Mile High Hockey (Tom Hunter) — It’s a small step but a step in the right direction for inclusion of women in the Hockey Hall of Fame Earlier this week, the Hockey Hall of Fame inducted Jayna Hefford as a part of their class...
  • 2 days ago

Back at home after recent slide, still-confident Avalanche realize importance of battles against Bruins, Capitals

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Kyle Newman) — Even with its confidence unshaken, Colorado also knows there's business to immediately take care off starting Wednesday at the Pepsi Center, where the Avalanche face the Bruins back at their home...
  • 2 days ago

Which Colorado Avalanche forwards make the most of their ice time?

Mile High Hockey (Tom Hunter) — A look how how efficiently the Avalanche are distributing ice time When it comes to the Colorado Avalanche , the coaching staff has an easier time than most when it comes to distributing ice...
  • 3 days ago

What should the Colorado Avalanche offer for William Nylander?

Mile High Hockey (Tom Hunter) — With trade rumors swirling, the Avalanche should make a strong offer for Toronto’s William Nylander By now, we all know the situation involving the Toronto Maple Leafs and their star winger ...
  • 3 days ago

Morning Flurries: going into the Hall of Fame

Mile High Hockey (Cat Silverman) — It’s been nearly sixty years since Willie O’Ree was last on an NHL roster. But at long last, the player who broke the NHL color barrier has made his way into the Hockey Hall of Fame. O’Ree found...
  • 3 days ago

Tyson Barrie is hitting milestone and putting his name in the Avalanche record books

Mile High Hockey (Tom Hunter) — Tyson Barrie has set career milestones for both goals and assists Sunday night in Edmonton was a big one for the Colorado Avalanche . The team snapped their five game losing streak with a 4-1...
  • 4 days ago

Morning Flurries: Winners again

Mile High Hockey (Cat Silverman) — It’s good to be back in the win column. The Avalanche had a ‘must-win’ of sorts on Sunday evening, facing off against the team just ahead of them in the Western Conference standings to battle it...
  • 4 days ago

Colorado Avalanche snap losing streak by defeating Edmonton Oilers 4-1

Mile High Hockey (Jackie Kay) — The Oilers were just what the Avalanche needed to have fun and win games again The Colorado Avalanche ended their road trip in Alberta hoping to snap their suddenly worrisome five-game losing...
  • 4 days ago

Avalanche roars past Edmonton Oilers to snap five-game losing streak

Denver Post (Jason Hills) — Connor McDavid is highly regarded as the best player in the National Hockey League, but the Avalanche showed the Edmonton Oilers they arguably have the best line in the league.
  • 4 days ago

In search for secondary scoring, Avs turn to Tyson Jost for offensive spark

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Jason Hills) — Surely at times this season, Jared Bednar’s felt like a bit of a mad scientist trying to find the right formula from his forward group outside of his potent top line of Nathan MacKinnon, Mikko...
  • 4 days ago

Colorado Avalanche Game Day: Is it possible to have a must-win game in November?

Mile High Hockey (Tom Hunter) — The Avalanche are in Edmonton trying to end their five game losing streak With a five game losing streak heavy on their shoulders, the Colorado Avalanche head to Edmonton tonight in an attempt...
  • 5 days ago
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