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Patrick Roy punts the Rick Pracey issue; Jesse Winchester still has concussion symptoms

Denver Post (Nick Groke, All Things Avalanche) — The Avalanche is still not talking about the firing of Rick Pracey, their longtime director of amateur scouting.
  • New: 3 hr 27 min ago

Gameday: Panthers at Avalanche (Game 7); Voynov and Varlamov domestic violence cases compared

Denver Post (Mike Chambers, All Things Avalanche) — Colleague Nick Groke was at the morning skate Tuesday and his report is here. The Avalanche (1-4-1) hosts the Florida Panthers (1-2-2) in a battle between two of the lowest-scoring teams in the
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Reto Berra starting Tuesday; Avs "need to play with some desperation"

Denver Post (Nick Groke The Denver Post) — The Avalanche will make its first step back toward normalcy in net Tuesday night when backup goaltender Reto Berra starts for Colorado against the Florida Panthers at the Pepsi Center.
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Avs Look To Find Their Scoring Touch At Home

NHL.com It's only the seventh game of the season, but there is a sense of urgency with the Colorado Avalanche.A 1-4-1 record was not the way the team wanted to start the year, and in a highly competitive...
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Slow-starting Colorado Avalanche giving up way too many goals

Denver Post (Nick Groke The Denver Post) — Patrick Roy's yelling echoed off the walls of the Avalanche's practice rink Monday. That was between the team skating lap sprints.
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Reto Berra appears to be good to go Tuesday; Jesse Winchester close to returning from concussion

Denver Post (Mike Chambers, All Things Avalanche) — Semyon Varlamov (groin) did not practice Monday but, as scheduled, will come off the disabled list and start Friday against the visiting Vancouver Canucks.
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Pickard Makes Most Out Of First NHL Games

NHL.com On Thursday morning, Colorado Avalanche prospect Calvin Pickard was on his way to Chicago with the Lake Erie Monsters, preparing himself to be the starting goaltender that evening. By puck drop,...
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Semyon Varlamov to start in goal for Avs against Canucks

Denver Post (Nick Groke The Denver Post) — The Avs will likely drop goalies Calvin Pickard and Sami Aittokallio back to the minor-league Lake Erie Monsters sometime this week, as Varlamov comes back off the injured reserve list.
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Voynov suspended after domestic violence charges

Denver Post (Greg Beacham AP Hockey Writer) — LOS ANGELES (AP) — The NHL suspended Los Angeles Kings defenseman Slava Voynov indefinitely Monday following the two-time Stanley Cup winner's arrest on domestic violence accusations.
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Student Rush Tickets Available For Tuesday

NHL.com Pepsi Student Rush is back! Students, make sure to join in on the fun at Colorado Avalanche games this season. The first Pepsi Student Rush night is this Tuesday as the Avs take on the Florida...
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Frei: No point in panicking about Avalanche's slow start

Denver Post (Terry Frei The Denver Post) — During the Avalanche's grueling, two-day training camp, several players, including captain Gabe Landeskog, said Colorado might not match last season's total of 112 points, the third-highest mark...
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Avs center Matt Duchene: "Right now we're just sabotaging ourselves"

Denver Post (Mike Chambers, All Things Avalanche) — Quinnipiac freshman Landon Smith of Greenwood Village scored the first of his two goals Saturday in a 3-3 tie against No.
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Goalie situation getting better for Avalanche

Denver Post (Mike Chambers The Denver Post) — Three of the Avalanche's four goalies will return with the rest of the team early Sunday morning.
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Radim Vrbata: Spotlight on the Vancouver Canucks right wing

Denver Post (Mike Chambers, All Things Avalanche) — Vancouver Canucks right wing Radim Vrbata (17) celebrates his goal with Daniel Sedin (22) during the second period of NHL action against the Edmonton Oilers in Vancouver, British Columbia,
  • 2 days ago

Postgame: Avalanche loses at Montreal and ends trip 1-2-1

Denver Post (Mike Chambers, All Things Avalanche) — P.K. Subban of the Montreal Canadiens scores his second goal of the game on Calvin Pickard of the Colorado Avalanche at the Bell Centre on October 18, 2014 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
  • 2 days ago

Avs Get Chances But Comeback Falls Short vs. Habs

NHL.com It was just one of those nights where nothing seemed to go right for the Colorado Avalanche, and it was summed up perfectly in the final seconds as the team was trying to tie the contest with the...
  • 2 days ago

Mitchell's return paying dividends for Avalanche

Denver Post (Mike Chambers The Denver Post) — MONTREAL —On April 10 in Vancouver, British Columbia, John Mitchell was happy. Moments after he scored the final-minute insurance goal in the Avalanche's 4-2 win that gave goalie Semyon
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Avs finish four-game road trip 1-2-1 after 3-2 loss to Montreal

Denver Post (Mike Chambers The Denver Post) — Two failed Avalanche power plays directly led to two Montreal Canadiens goals, with the guy coming off of the penalty box doing the damage. That was no way to protect 22-year-old goalie Calvin...
  • 2 days ago

Avs Looking To Close Out Roadie With A 'W'

NHL.com The Colorado Avalanche is hungry to stay in the win column, and the players said they know that if they come out and get a big win against the red-hot Montreal Canadiens to close out the current...
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Calvin Pickard will start in goal for the Avalanche at Montreal

Denver Post (Mike Chambers The Denver Post) — MONTREAL — Backup goalie Reto Berra is not sufficiently recovered from a neck injury, so minor-league call-up Calvin Pickard will start in goal for the Avalanche on Saturday night against
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Blog Articles

GDT: Avalanche vs Panthers 10/21/2014, Game 7

Mile High Hockey (earl06) — Good evening ladies and gentlemen! Your Colorado Avalanche take on the Panthers of Florida tonight back home finally at the Pepsi Center. Game time is 9:00pm in the ET, 7:00pm local and will be...
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Panthers at Avalanche, Game 7

Mile High Hockey (Cheryl Bradley) — The denizens of south Florida swing through Denver. One of these two teams will get their second win of the season. On Tuesday night, last year's Eastern Conference Door Mats Not Named Buffalo...
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Patrick Roy punts the Rick Pracey issue; Jesse Winchester still has concussion symptoms

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Nick Groke) — The Avalanche is still not talking about the firing of Rick Pracey, their longtime director of amateur scouting.
  • New: 3 hr 31 min ago

Gameday: Panthers at Avalanche (Game 7); Voynov and Varlamov domestic violence cases compared

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Mike Chambers) — The Colorado Avalanche hosts the Florida Panthers on Tuesday at the Pepsi Center.
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Avs NCAA and CHL Prospects Weekly Update

Mile High Hockey (Angélique C. Murray) — News and notes on Colorado Avalanche prospects playing in the NCAA and CHL. With the graduation of Sam Brittain this past spring, it was safe to question just what kind of goaltending the...
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The Waiver Wire

Mile High Hockey (ProfessorOak) — Ryan Suter struggles and Mikkel Boedker proves to be as awesome as his name looks. Welcome back to another week of The Waiver Wire!  Last week I called out Stammer, the top line of the Stars...
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Game 7 Preview: Panthers @ Avalanche

Mile High Hockey (Mike @ MHH) — The denizens of south Florida swing through Denver. One of these two teams will get their second win of the season. On Tuesday night, last year's Eastern Conference Door Mats Not Named Buffalo...
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Colorado Avalanche: News From Around the NHL October 21st, 2014

Mile High Hockey (Sandie Gauthier) — The league  acted quickly in the case of Voynov . Last month at a luncheon in Toronto, Bettman foreshadowed the league's heightened awareness of its responsibility. "Whenever that phone rings,...
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Reto Berra appears to be good to go Tuesday; Jesse Winchester close to returning from concussion

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Mike Chambers) — Colorado Avalanche goalie Reto Berra appears ready to return to the lineup Tuesday against the Florida Panthers.
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Colorado Avalanche: News From Around the NHL October 20th, 2014

Mile High Hockey (Sandie Gauthier) — Brodeur in Colorado ? One name that has been bandied about in recent days is that of Martin Brodeur, the very man who has shattered every single one of Roy's career records. He is the NHL's...
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MHH Podcast Episode 5: The Robodogcast!

Mile High Hockey (SteveHouse) — SteveHouse talks with AJ Haefele, Dario, Cheryl Bradley, and earl06 about the bumpy start to the season & locks horns in mortal combat with Skype. You are a formidable opponent today, Skype, but...
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Avs center Matt Duchene: "Right now we're just sabotaging ourselves"

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Mike Chambers) — Colorado Avalanche center Matt Duchene says the 1-4-1 start will get turned around.
  • 2 days ago
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Radim Vrbata: Spotlight on the Vancouver Canucks right wing

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Mike Chambers) — The 33-year-old Radim Vrbata, who signed a two-year, $10 million contract with the Canucks as a free agent and scored three goals in his first three games.
  • 2 days ago
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Postgame: Avalanche loses at Montreal and ends trip 1-2-1

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Mike Chambers) — The Colorado Avalanche lost to the Montreal Canadiens 3-2 to end trip 1-2-1.
  • 2 days ago
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Game 6 Recap: Power Play Costs the Avs Again, Habs (3) - Avs (2)

Mile High Hockey (Cole D Hamilton) — A disastrous second period, no power play goals, and a pair of near short-handed goals against send the Avalanche spiraling to their 3rd straight loss. The Avalanche went 0-4 on the power play...
  • 2 days ago

Avalanche at Canadiens, Game 6

Mile High Hockey (Cheryl Bradley) — The Avs look to finish out their roadtrip strong despite injuries to their two top goalies. Welcome to Saturday and the fourth game of the Avs' early season Northeast roadtrip!  (as is...
  • 3 days ago
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GDT: Avalanche at Canadiens 10/18/2014, Game 6

Mile High Hockey (earl06) — Good evening ladies and gentlemen! Your Colorado Avalanche take on the Canadiens of Montreal in the lovely Province of Quebec tonight. Game time is 7:00pm in the ET, 5:00pm Mountain and can be...
  • 3 days ago
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The Mysterious Case of Rick Pracey

Mile High Hockey (Cheryl Bradley) — His ability to find talent has been celebrated throughout the Avalanche community. So why's he gone? Yesterday, our ever astute Earl06 noticed that Rick Pracey's name is no longer on the ...
  • 3 days ago
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Gameday: Colorado Avalanche at Montreal Canadiens (Game 6)

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Mike Chambers) — Gameday: Colorado Avalanche at Montreal Canadiens (Game 6)
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Game 6 Preview: Colorado Avalanche at Montreal Canadiens

Mile High Hockey (Andi D.) — The Avs look to finish out their roadtrip strong despite injuries to their two top goalies. Welcome to Saturday and the fourth game of the Avs' early season Northeast roadtrip!  (as is...
  • 3 days ago
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