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Cal Foote, son of Avalanche great, goes 14th to Tampa Bay Lightning

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Mike Chambers) — Colorado native Cal Foote, the son of former Avalanche defenseman and team captain Adam Foote, stole NHL-draft bragging rights from his father Friday.
  • 12 hr 46 min ago

Avalanche select defenseman Cale Makar with the No. 4 pick in NHL draft

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Mike Chambers) — The Avalanche selected NCAA-bound defenseman Cale Makar with the fourth pick in the first round of the NHL draft Friday.
  • 15 hr 38 min ago

New Jersey Devils on the clock with No. 1 pick in NHL draft

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Jay Cohen) — The NHL stage belongs to Ray Shero and the New Jersey Devils. Then it goes right back to George McPhee and the Vegas Golden Knights.
  • 23 hr 54 min ago

Avalanche to begin 2017-18 season with three-game East Coast trip

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Mike Chambers) — The 2016-17 NHL-worst Avalanche will begin 2017-18 in the trenches of an East Coast trip beginning Oct. 5 at the New York Rangers.
  • 1 day 19 hr ago

At No. 4, Avalanche could select an elite young defenseman

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Mike Chambers) — The NHL's weakest team lost big in April's draft lottery but still could be in position to select the draft's best defenseman with the fourth overall pick.
  • 1 day 20 hr ago

Las Vegas-bound goalie Calvin Pickard: “It’s sad to leave the Avalanche”

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Mike Chambers) — Colorado's second-round pick in 2010 (49th overall); Pickard made his NHL debut in 2014 and played in 86 games with the Avs, with a 2.77 goals-against average and .914 save percentage.
  • 1 day 21 hr ago

Marc-Andre Fleury leads Vegas Golden Knights’ expansion draft choices

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Greg Beacham) — The Vegas Golden Knights finally have some players to put on the desert ice this fall.
  • 2 days ago

Edmonton’s Connor McDavid wins first Hart Trophy as NHL MVP

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Greg Beacham) — Connor McDavid has won his first Hart Trophy. Hardly anybody in hockey believes it will be his last.
  • 2 days ago

NHL expansion: Avalanche loses goalie Calvin Pickard to Vegas Golden Knights

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Mike Chambers) — The Avalanche lost goalie Calvin Pickard to the Vegas Golden Knights in Wednesday's expansion draft in Las Vegas. Pickard, 25, was left unprotected instead of injury-plagued and big-salaried...
  • 2 days ago

New Avalanche uniforms revealed for 2017-18 season

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Benjamin Arthur) — The Colorado Avalanche will be sporting brand new, “throwback” uniforms for the 2017-18 season.
  • 2 days ago

Avalanche to host home opener against Bruins on Oct. 11

Denver Post: All Things Avs (The Denver Post) — The Colorado Avalanche will host its home opener on Oct. 11 against the Boston Bruins, the NHL announced Wednesday.
  • 2 days ago
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Vegas Golden Knights may get franchise goalie, young roster

Denver Post (Stephen Whyno) — George McPhee can't wait to fill the white board, the one in the Vegas Golden Knights' expansion draft room. On Wednesday night, the staff will start adding the names of players who will become...
  • 3 days ago

NHL draft: Avalanche could trade No. 4 pick or choose another forward

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Mike Chambers) — The Avalanche conducted a conference call with director of amateur scouting Alan Hepple on Monday afternoon and, as expected, Hepple said the team could trade the No. 4 overall pick for multiple...
  • 4 days ago

Cal Foote, son of Avalanche legend Adam Foote, a likely first-round NHL draft pick

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Mike Chambers) — During a joyous occasion in 2001 at the Pepsi Center, Avalanche defenseman Adam Foote was being interviewed at his locker stall when 2-year-old Callan Foote approached his dad for a congratulatory...
  • 4 days ago
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Vegas Golden Knights hold cards as NHL expansion draft nears

Denver Post (Stephen Whyno, John Wawrow) — George McPhee might as well be The Godfather of the NHL during the Vegas Golden Knights' three-day expansion draft window.
  • 4 days ago
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Analysis: Avalanche enters NHL’s crucial offseason stretch with significant needs

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Mike Chambers) — The NHL's busiest off-ice time of the season is upon ice, with next weekend's entry draft followed by the July 1 opening of the free agency period. This year, there is additional activity with the...
  • 5 days ago
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Avalanche exposes Calvin Pickard to expansion Vegas Golden Knights

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Mike Chambers) — In advance of Wednesday's NHL expansion draft in Las Vegas, the league announced each team's protected list Sunday morning. The Avalanche protected 11 players, including goalie Semyon Varlamov,...
  • 5 days ago

NHL announces draft order; Avalanche has seven selections

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Mike Chambers) — The NHL on Thursday announced the official order of selection for next week's draft at the United Center in Chicago.
  • 8 days ago
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Jonathan Drouin traded by Lightning to Canadiens for Mikhail Sergachev

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Stephen Whyno) — The Tampa Bay Lightning have traded forward Jonathan Drouin to the Montreal Canadiens in a deal that gets them defensive prospect Mikhail Sergachev.
  • 8 days ago
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Paul Stastny, Kelly Cup to appear at Dawg Bowl VII hockey fundraising event

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Mike Chambers) — Dawg Nation Hockey Foundation's Dawg Bowl VII is a week away (June 22-25) at The Edge Ice Arena in Littleton.
  • 8 days ago
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Blog Articles

2017 NHL Draft: Colorado Avalanche Select Conor Timmins at #32

Mile High Hockey (earl06) — The Avs take another RHD with the first pick in the 2nd round. Conor Timmins is a 6’1 183# defenseman from the Soo Greyhounds in the OHL who racked up 7G/54A last season. Timmins joins Cale...
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GDT: 2017 Entry Draft Day 2 - Avs Leading Off

Mile High Hockey (earl06) — Good morning all. The Avs got their man at #4 last night in Cale “Brooks” Makar, now the real work of organization building begins with the first pick of the day at #32. Or does it? First of all...
  • New: 3 hr ago

Cal Foote, son of Avalanche great, goes 14th to Tampa Bay Lightning

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Mike Chambers) — Colorado native Cal Foote, the son of former Avalanche defenseman and team captain Adam Foote, stole NHL-draft bragging rights from his father Friday.
  • 12 hr 46 min ago

Avalanche select defenseman Cale Makar with the No. 4 pick in NHL draft

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Mike Chambers) — The Avalanche selected NCAA-bound defenseman Cale Makar with the fourth pick in the first round of the NHL draft Friday.
  • 15 hr 38 min ago

2017 NHL Draft: Colorado Avalanche select Cale Makar

Mile High Hockey (Ryan Murphy) — The Avalanche farm system needs a ton of talent and they just drafted a potentially special defenseman. With the fourth overall selection the Colorado Avalanche selected 5’11” 170 pound...
  • 15 hr 52 min ago

GDT: 2017 Entry Draft - Avs Batting Cleanup

Mile High Hockey (earl06) — Good evening ladies and gentlemen. Your Colorado Avalanche come into tonight’s amateur draft holding the 4th pick overall and the possibilities are limitless, except for the 3 guys taken in front...
  • 17 hr 30 min ago

New Jersey Devils on the clock with No. 1 pick in NHL draft

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Jay Cohen) — The NHL stage belongs to Ray Shero and the New Jersey Devils. Then it goes right back to George McPhee and the Vegas Golden Knights.
  • 23 hr 54 min ago

Draft Cupcakes: June 23rd, 2017

Mile High Hockey (Sandie Gauthier) — Vegas selects Pickard in Expansion Draft... and thus a rivalry is born. [ NHL ] Senators goalie Craig Anderson named Masterton Trophy winner. [ Sportsnet ] Craig Anderson Wins the Bill...
  • 1 day 5 hr ago

Avalanche to begin 2017-18 season with three-game East Coast trip

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Mike Chambers) — The 2016-17 NHL-worst Avalanche will begin 2017-18 in the trenches of an East Coast trip beginning Oct. 5 at the New York Rangers.
  • 1 day 19 hr ago

Avs' 17-18 Schedule Released

Mile High Hockey (Ethan Fisher) — The dates for the next slate of 82 Colorado Avalanche games are set. The Colorado Avalanche now know when they'll be playing the other 29 30 teams in the National Hockey League for this next...
  • 1 day 20 hr ago

At No. 4, Avalanche could select an elite young defenseman

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Mike Chambers) — The NHL's weakest team lost big in April's draft lottery but still could be in position to select the draft's best defenseman with the fourth overall pick.
  • 1 day 20 hr ago

Las Vegas-bound goalie Calvin Pickard: “It’s sad to leave the Avalanche”

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Mike Chambers) — Colorado's second-round pick in 2010 (49th overall); Pickard made his NHL debut in 2014 and played in 86 games with the Avs, with a 2.77 goals-against average and .914 save percentage.
  • 1 day 21 hr ago

An Open Letter to Calvin Pickard

Mile High Hockey (jeremylambert88) — It wasn’t your fault, Calvin Dear Calvin Pickard, I didn’t think it’d be this hard. I figured losing the back-up goalie who had a 2.98 goals against average and a .904 save percentage would...
  • 1 day 23 hr ago

Yes, This Is the Trade Duchene Thread

Mile High Hockey (earl06) — Good morning all. As of right now, 8am ET, the trade freeze is unfrozen and the NHL is open for business. It also happens to be 36 hours until the 2017 NHL Entry Draft begins in the city that...
  • 2 days ago

Draft Cupcakes: June 22nd, 2017

Mile High Hockey (Sandie Gauthier) — Chicago Blackhawks ' Marian Hossa to miss entire season with progressive skin disorder he's treated for years. [ National Post ] Scott Young To Be Inducted Into U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame. [ NHL...
  • 2 days ago

Marc-Andre Fleury leads Vegas Golden Knights’ expansion draft choices

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Greg Beacham) — The Vegas Golden Knights finally have some players to put on the desert ice this fall.
  • 2 days ago

Edmonton’s Connor McDavid wins first Hart Trophy as NHL MVP

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Greg Beacham) — Connor McDavid has won his first Hart Trophy. Hardly anybody in hockey believes it will be his last.
  • 2 days ago

NHL expansion: Avalanche loses goalie Calvin Pickard to Vegas Golden Knights

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Mike Chambers) — The Avalanche lost goalie Calvin Pickard to the Vegas Golden Knights in Wednesday's expansion draft in Las Vegas. Pickard, 25, was left unprotected instead of injury-plagued and big-salaried...
  • 2 days ago

New Avalanche uniforms revealed for 2017-18 season

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Benjamin Arthur) — The Colorado Avalanche will be sporting brand new, “throwback” uniforms for the 2017-18 season.
  • 2 days ago

First Chunks of Avalanche 17-18 Schedule Announced

Mile High Hockey (Ethan Fisher) — Expect the Avs to play a good number of teams from the East early in the season. The entire NHL schedule for the 2017-18 season will be announced on Thursday. Home openers were announced earlier...
  • 2 days ago
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