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J.T. Compher breaks his hand. Two other Avalanche players injured. And another is in the doghouse.

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Nick Groke) — J.T. Compher, the Avalanche’s third-line right wing, broke a thumb Thursday in his team’s 4-3 loss to the St. Louis Blues and will remain out indefinitely, his coach said....
  • New: 4 hr 30 min ago

Kiszla: While the Avs have a bad case of the blues, the Denver Pioneers rule this hockey town

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Mark Kiszla) — As Paul Stastny glided across the ice of his old stomping grounds in Denver, and flicked a beauty of a wrist shot that beat the Avalanche’s Jonathan Bernier at the far post for a goal, the lamp...
  • New: 4 hr 33 min ago

Paul Stastny reaches 600 vs. his former team as Avalanche struggle to find footing in loss to Blues

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Nick Groke) — Nathan MacKinnon pinpointed the problem without much insight. The Avalanche could not find its footing long enough to fall into rhythm. "The lines haven't been creating a ton of chances,"...
  • New: 5 hr 8 min ago

Avalanche are trying to halt losing skids that scuttled them last year. Nail Yakupov knows how.

Denver Post (Nick Groke) — Nail Yakupov dripped with sweat at his locker Thursday morning and asked to take a seat, another pre-game skate behind him. But he was not ready to contemplate a pending milestone.
  • New: 11 hr 48 min ago
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Avalanche may juggle a top line to key Nathan MacKinnon. “I don’t think they’ve been dangerous enough,” Bednar says.

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Nick Groke) — Jared Bednar put his lines into a blender and whipped up some squiggles. His Avalanche offense grew stale Tuesday at Nashville and Colorado's coach wanted a spark, especially with his No. 1...
  • 1 day 9 hr ago

Avalanche takes lead, then takes a break and loses at Nashville

Denver Post (Mike Chambers) — Nathan MacKinnon finally scored his first goal of the season, getting a lucky bounce off a Nashville Predators defender to give the Avalanche the early lead Tuesday at Bridgestone Arena.
  • 2 days ago

“Young Mario”: Auston Matthews continues to reinvent ways to score

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Stephen Whyno) — Auston Matthews is drawing comparisons to Mario Lemieux and getting noticed by Bryce Harper amid a hot start to his second NHL season.
  • 2 days ago

Why Andrei Mironov is a healthy scratch for the Avalanche rather than playing in the AHL

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Mike Chambers) — The 23-year-old Russian will be a healthy scratch for the sixth consecutive game Tuesday when Colorado takes on the Nashville Predators at Bridgestone Arena.
  • 2 days ago

NHL Live 18 season simulation: How the Colorado Avalanche fared

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Joe Nguyen) — So how did this team fare in the video game world? Here's a look at how the Avs' simulated season in NHL Live 18.
  • 2 days ago
  • Hits: 1

Avalanche’s Erik Johnson logging big minutes with considerable NHL success

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Mike Chambers) — With an "A" on his chest and two key statistics attached to his name, the Avalanche's Erik Johnson could be considered one of the NHL's top defenseman right now. Colorado's first-year alternate...
  • 3 days ago

Avalanche centers Nathan MacKinnon and Tyson Jost able to avoid serious injuries

Denver Post (Mike Chambers) — NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Following Avalanche practice Monday at Bridgestone Arena, centers Nathan MacKinnon and Tyson Jost both said they feel lucky. MacKinnon feels fortunate to have complete eyesight...
  • 3 days ago

Lunch Special: Colorado Avalanche chat with Mike Chambers

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Mike Chambers) — The Denver Post's Mike Chambers will be answering reader questions about the Colorado Avalanche in a live chat, beginning at noon Monday.
  • 3 days ago
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Avalanche loses at Dallas 3-1

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Saad Yousuf, Special to The Denver Post) — While the music was blaring at the American Airlines Center on Saturday evening, you’d be hard-pressed to hear it over the gasps of the fans as they watched the Dallas Stars defeat the Avalanche...
  • 5 days ago

Chambers: Anaheim saw in Beuachemin what the Avalanche could not

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Mike Chambers) — Anaheim Ducks defenseman Francois Beauchemin was awoken midway through his pregame nap Monday by his wife, Marie Claude. It must have been serious. And it was.
  • 5 days ago

Avalanche, Stars off to unexpected starts this season

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Saad Yousuf, Special to The Denver Post) — A team sitting at 1-3-0 will take on a 4-1-0 team Saturday at the American Airlines Center, which is pretty much how many hockey pundits had it before the season started.
  • 5 days ago

Avalanche dominates, but wins a tight one over Anaheim

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Mike Chambers) — An offensive attack not seen in years at the Pepsi Center developed Friday night.
  • 6 days ago

Avalanche rookie Tyson Jost to miss 1-2 games with bone bruise

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Mike Chambers) — The Avalanche's youngest player, 19-year-old center Tyson Jost, will miss Friday's game against the Anaheim Ducks with a bone bruise. Jost injured his left knee in the second period of Wednesday's...
  • 6 days ago

Nathan MacKinnon doing everything but scoring goals for Avalanche

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Mike Chambers) — Nathan MacKinnon is a natural goal scorer, among other things he excels at in playing hockey. It just happens that the other things are dominating his game lately.
  • 7 days ago
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Adam Foote joins Denver NHL player agency KO Sports Inc.

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Mike Chambers) — Former Avalanche defenseman, team captain and coaching consultant Adam Foote has joined Denver-based NHL player-agency KO Sports Inc. as director of player development.
  • 7 days ago
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Avalanche hang on to beat Bruins in home opener at Pepsi Center

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Mike Chambers) — As far as home openers go, the Avalanche produced straight-As for all but eight minutes Wednesday night at the Pepsi Center.
  • 8 days ago
  • Hits: 2
Blog Articles

J.T. Compher breaks his hand. Two other Avalanche players injured. And another is in the doghouse.

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Nick Groke) — J.T. Compher, the Avalanche’s third-line right wing, broke a thumb Thursday in his team’s 4-3 loss to the St. Louis Blues and will remain out indefinitely, his coach said....
  • New: 4 hr 30 min ago

Kiszla: While the Avs have a bad case of the blues, the Denver Pioneers rule this hockey town

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Mark Kiszla) — As Paul Stastny glided across the ice of his old stomping grounds in Denver, and flicked a beauty of a wrist shot that beat the Avalanche’s Jonathan Bernier at the far post for a goal, the lamp...
  • New: 4 hr 33 min ago

Paul Stastny reaches 600 vs. his former team as Avalanche struggle to find footing in loss to Blues

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Nick Groke) — Nathan MacKinnon pinpointed the problem without much insight. The Avalanche could not find its footing long enough to fall into rhythm. "The lines haven't been creating a ton of chances,"...
  • New: 5 hr 8 min ago

Colorado Avalanche reassign Andrei Mironov to the AHL

Mile High Hockey (Tom Hunter) — Mironov will join the Rampage where he will get a lot of ice time. The Colorado Avalanche have reassigned defenseman Andrei Mironov to the San Antonio Rampage. The 23-year old has been with...
  • New: 8 hr 26 min ago

Avalanche are trying to halt losing skids that scuttled them last year. Nail Yakupov knows how.

Denver Post (Nick Groke) — Nail Yakupov dripped with sweat at his locker Thursday morning and asked to take a seat, another pre-game skate behind him. But he was not ready to contemplate a pending milestone.
  • New: 11 hr 48 min ago
  • Hits: 1

Game Day: Colorado Avalanche return home looking to bounce back against the Blues

Mile High Hockey (Tom Hunter) — The Avalanche look to remain undefeated at home this season This evening, the Avalanche will return home to the Pepsi Center where they have played their best hockey of the season. The Avs are...
  • 13 hr 48 min ago

The Colorado Avalanche need to play better on the road

Mile High Hockey (Tom Hunter) — The Avalanche have looked like two different teams at times this season Despite looking rather lackluster in the past two games, the Colorado Avalanche have started the season 4-3 and from a...
  • 18 hr 17 min ago

Morning Flurries: Nemeth is back for the Avalanche and Jamie Benn delivers on a promise

Mile High Hockey (Conor McCluskey) — Heartfelt stories abound in this edition. Avalanche News ICYMI: The Avalanche did not have a great game on Tuesday night, losing to the Predators 4-1. You can read the full recap of horrors...
  • 21 hr 7 min ago
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Avalanche may juggle a top line to key Nathan MacKinnon. “I don’t think they’ve been dangerous enough,” Bednar says.

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Nick Groke) — Jared Bednar put his lines into a blender and whipped up some squiggles. His Avalanche offense grew stale Tuesday at Nashville and Colorado's coach wanted a spark, especially with his No. 1...
  • 1 day 9 hr ago

Colorado Avalanche prospects picked to play against Russia

Mile High Hockey (elseldo) — Two Avs prospects will play for Canada in the CHL’s Canada/Russia series. Every year Russia sends a team of player over to Canada and they travel across the country playing teams made up of...
  • 1 day 13 hr ago

Colorado Avalanche prospect report: Ty Lewis is a monster

Mile High Hockey (elseldo) — He’s 2.5PPG and was named to Team WHL to play against Russia Ty Lewis is a monster. It’s true. He’s devouring the competition and scoring at a phenomenal rate. To top things off, yesterday he...
  • 1 day 19 hr ago

Morning Flurries: Avalanche get smarter but still can’t figure out the Predators

Mile High Hockey (Tom Hunter) — Another trip to Nashville, another loss for the Avalanche After going 0-5 against the Nashville Predators last season, Avalanche fans were hoping that a new energy around this team could...
  • 1 day 20 hr ago

MHH Post-Game: Avalanche get pummeled in Nashville

Mile High Hockey (Conor McCluskey) — The losing streak continues against the Predators. The Colorado Avalanche rolled into Bridgestone Arena riding a 6 game losing streak to the Preds. The last time the Avalanche beat the ...
  • 2 days ago

Avalanche takes lead, then takes a break and loses at Nashville

Denver Post (Mike Chambers) — Nathan MacKinnon finally scored his first goal of the season, getting a lucky bounce off a Nashville Predators defender to give the Avalanche the early lead Tuesday at Bridgestone Arena.
  • 2 days ago

“Young Mario”: Auston Matthews continues to reinvent ways to score

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Stephen Whyno) — Auston Matthews is drawing comparisons to Mario Lemieux and getting noticed by Bryce Harper amid a hot start to his second NHL season.
  • 2 days ago

Colorado Avalanche prospect Ty Lewis set to suit up for Team WHL at 2017 CIBC Canada-Russia Series

Mile High Hockey (Cat Silverman) — The Avalanche prospect will represent the Brandon Wheat Kings after earning a 3-year ELC this summer The Colorado Avalanche invited forward Ty Lewis to rookie camp this summer on an amateur...
  • 2 days ago

Why Andrei Mironov is a healthy scratch for the Avalanche rather than playing in the AHL

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Mike Chambers) — The 23-year-old Russian will be a healthy scratch for the sixth consecutive game Tuesday when Colorado takes on the Nashville Predators at Bridgestone Arena.
  • 2 days ago

NHL Live 18 season simulation: How the Colorado Avalanche fared

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Joe Nguyen) — So how did this team fare in the video game world? Here's a look at how the Avs' simulated season in NHL Live 18.
  • 2 days ago
  • Hits: 1

Game Day: Colorado Avalanche in Nashville to take on the Predators

Mile High Hockey (Tom Hunter) — After two days off, the Avalanche are back at it against a Central Division rival It’s been a much needed two days off for the Colorado Avalanche . The team looked tired Saturday night against...
  • 2 days ago

Kroenke Sports makes new analytics hire to work with the Colorado Avalanche

Mile High Hockey (Tom Hunter) — The Avalanche hire another bright analytical mind to help the front office Last night, news started to circulate that the Colorado Avalanche were on the verge of announcing a new hiring. The...
  • 2 days ago