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Great Start Helps Avs Defeat Canucks

NHL.com The Colorado Avalanche nearly had the perfect start.Colorado outshot the Vancouver Canucks, moved the puck well and dominated possession in the first period on Thursday night at Rogers Centre. The...
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Patrick Roy opts to give Avs goalie Semyon Varlamov rest

Denver Post (Terry Frei The Denver Post) — Patrick Roy deciding to start Reto Berra in the Colorado net against the Canucks, abandoning his plan to start workhorse Semyon Varlamov both at Edmonton on Wednesday and then at Vancouver.
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Avalanche get three goals in second and defeat Vancouver 4-1

Denver Post (Terry Frei The Denver Post) — VANCOUVER, british columbia — So where'd this come from?Taking the ice for its third game on the road in four nights, starting its beleaguered backup goalie, and coming in with a
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Change in Avalanche goaltending plan: Reto Berra will go against Vancouver

Denver Post (Terry Frei, All Things Avalanche) — Winnipeg Jets Andrew Ladd (16) scores on Reto Berra in Berra's last start, on Dec. 5 at Winnipeg(John Woods, Canadian Press)VANCOUVER -- The Avalanche didn't have a morning skate Thursday, but
  • 1 day ago

Avs Mailbag: NHL may introduce 3-on-3 overtime format

Denver Post (Terry Frei The Denver Post) — Denver Post NHL reporters Terry Frei and Mike Chambers respond to your questions in the Avs Mailbag. In this installment, Terry takes five Q's, including one about 3-on-3 overtime hockey.
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Veteran Leadership Paves Way For Comeback Bid

NHL.com There’s something to be said about the value of quality leadership.Sometimes it comes down to saying what needs to be said, on the ice or in the dressing room. Other times it’s simply a matter of...
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Despite the loss to Edmonton, it isn't over for the Avalanche

Denver Post (Terry Frei The Denver Post) — All right, after the Avalanche's 4-3 loss to the Edmonton Oilers on Wednesday, Colorado's playoff hopes are just about, in the famous words of Dave "Tiger" Williams, "done like dinner."
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Avalanche's slim playoff hopes take another hit after loss to Edmonton

Denver Post (Terry Frei The Denver Post) — EDMONTON, ALBERTA — When Patrick Roy sent Reto Berra out to replace Semyon Varlamov in the Colorado net midway through the first period against lowly Edmonton on Wednesday, the move
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Avalanche pregame reading at Edmonton: Patrick Roy on lessons learned

Denver Post (Terry Frei, All Things Avalanche) — Coach Patrick Roy on the Avalanche bench. (AAron Ontiveroz, The Denver Post)EDMONTON -- Going into Wednesday's game against the Edmonton Oilers, the Avalanche hasn't yet written off its playoff
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Avs Remain Focused On Goal

NHL.com When the Colorado Avalanche refocused for the second half of the season, stringing together wins and pushing for an end result, it set a goal for itself.Making the postseason for the second year...
  • 2 days ago

Trip to Edmonton a sort of homecoming for Jarome Iginla

Denver Post (Terry Frei The Denver Post) — Iginla, 37, is leading the Avalanche in goals, with 24, and has two years remaining on his three-year, $16 million contract with Colorado.
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Avalanche Farm Report: March 24

NHL.com Lake Erie MonstersLake Erie traveled to eastern Texas last Tuesday, challenging the Stars in a seesaw type of game that eventually resulted in a 3-2 shootout loss for the Monsters.Texas scored the...
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Semyon Varlamov to play in Avs' back-to-back road games in Canada

Denver Post (Terry Frei The Denver Post) — Patrick Roy understands that, fair or otherwise, if the Avalanche uses backup goaltender Reto Berra in upcoming games, it will be interpreted as a sign of surrender.
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Redmond Defies Odds To Keep Dream Alive

NHL.com After nearly bleeding to death from an accidental skate-to-femoral artery incident, Colorado Avalanche defenseman Zach Redmond defied all recovery odds when he returned to the ice just six weeks...
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Avalanche Signs Mason Geertsen

NHL.com DENVER – The Colorado Avalanche Hockey Club announced today that the team has signed defenseman Mason Geertsen to a three-year, entry-level contract.Geertsen, 19, just completed his 2014-15 season...
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Postgame at Calgary: Avalanche again powerless on the power play

Denver Post (Terry Frei, All Things Avalanche) — rFlames' Josh Jooris checks Avs' Jarome Iginla. (Derek Leung/Getty Images)CALGARY -- The Avalanche was 0-3 on the power play in a 3-2 loss to Calgary Monday night, and that's been the norm in a
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Tanguay Keeps Climbing In Avs Record Books

NHL.com Alex Tanguay might have been away from the Colorado Avalanche for seven seasons, but he is reclaiming his rightful place on the franchise's scoring list.Tanguay scored his 20th goal of the season...
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Hartley, Roy know each other well

Denver Post (Terry Frei The Denver Post) — Flames coach Bob Hartley has seen Avalanche coach Patrick Roy get mad more than once — including when Patrick Roy, the goaltender, got mad at Bob Hartley, his Colorado coach.
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Avalanche 33-27-12 after loss to Flames

Denver Post (Terry Frei The Denver Post) — After the Avalanche's 3-2 loss to the Calgary Flames at the Pengrowth Saddledome on Monday night, about the only way the Avalanche playoff hopes still are alive is mathematically.
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Colorado Can Help Itself In Calgary

NHL.com Members of the Colorado Avalanche have said recently that their focus is on what they can control when it comes to making the Stanley Cup Playoffs. That is: not worrying about what other teams are...
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Blog Articles

From the Monsters Desk: Week 25.1 - Queen City of the South

Mile High Hockey (earl06) — The beloved Monsters head to beautiful North Carolina for a Friday/Sunday set with the hapless Checkers. Wait, the Checkers are right behind us in the standings? Yeesh. News - Reports out of...
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Colorado Avalanche: News From Around the NHL March 27th, 2015

Mile High Hockey (Sandie Gauthier) — John Tavares steals Drew Doughty's stick, throws it away emphatically. [ SB Nation ] The Bruins managed to raise $130,000 with 'Cuts for a Cause' - getting all the players to have their heads...
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Game 74 Recap: Avs Dominate Early and Hold on Late. Beat Canucks 4-1

Mile High Hockey (Cole D Hamilton) — Gabe Landeskog and a big 2nd period performance led the Avalanche to a 4-1 victory over the Vancouver Canucks For the first time since November the Avalanche dropped the puck with Reto Berra ...
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GDT: Avalanche at Canucks 3/26/2015, Game 74

Mile High Hockey (earl06) — Good evening ladies and gentlemen! Your Colorado Avalanche take on the Millionaires of Vancouver tonight in Canada's laid back West Coast. Game time is 10:00pm in the ET, 8:00pm in the MT and...
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Change in Avalanche goaltending plan: Reto Berra will go against Vancouver

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Terry Frei) — Reto Berra will be in net for the Avalanche against Vancouver
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NWHL has been realized

Mile High Hockey (Cheryl Bradley) — Women now have a national hockey league. Finally. It's been a long hard fight for women in sports to gain equal footing with their male counterparts, and nowhere is that clearer than in...
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The Roy Report - March 26, 2015

Mile High Hockey (Andi D.) — Today's edition focuses on forwards, resiliency and game management, and the mindset the team is taking to the draft. Good morning, Avs fans!  It's Thursday, which means Roy was on 104.3 the...
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Avs @ Canucks: I wrote this yesterday

Mile High Hockey (Mike @ MHH) — I have an office party on Thursday night and have to get caught up on Flash and Arrow on Wednesday night so... Whew, what a game last night, am I right?  Coulda gone either way (at some...
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Colorado Avalanche: News From Around the NHL March 26th, 2015

Mile High Hockey (Sandie Gauthier) — Sarah Jessica Parker gave a weird look to Tom Hanks at a Rangers game... and this is news? [ SB Nation ] ICYMI: A story about rookie Aaron Ekblad living with Willie Mitchell... and what happens...
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Game 73 recap: Avs rally, fall in Edmonton 4-3

Mile High Hockey (RyanL11) — After completing a comeback from three goals down, the Avalanche yield the decisive goal on the power play with 9:18 left. With just 10 games to play, the Avs continue their chance for a Top 10...
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GDT: Avalanche at Oilers 3/25/2015, Game 73

Mile High Hockey (earl06) — Good evening ladies and gentlemen! Your Colorado Avalanche take on the Oilers of Edmonton tonight in the Home of the Continuous Rebuild. Game time is 8:00pm in the ET, 6:00pm in the MT and can...
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Avalanche pregame reading at Edmonton: Patrick Roy on lessons learned

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Terry Frei) — Avalanche coach Patrick Roy talks about lessons learned
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From the Monsters Desk: Week 25 - Hoggin'

Mile High Hockey (earl06) — Last weekend was so Monsters you just had to laugh. Lose to Toronto, who was right above us in the standings and also hadn't beaten LEM yet this season. Then beat Grand Rapids, the best team in...
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Avs @ Oilers: Down to the Last Drops

Mile High Hockey (Steven W Page) — The Avalanche (33-27-12) head into Edmonton (20-40-13) seeing their playoff chances becoming dimmer and dimmer. After dropping two straight games and seeing the teams ahead of them continue to...
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Colorado Avalanche: News From Around the NHL March 25th, 2015

Mile High Hockey (Sandie Gauthier) — The troubling trend of NHL media as a weapon. [ Stanley Cup of Chowder ] Ever wonder what it's like being a NHL team dentist? [ Tennessean ] Craig Smith was fined $5,000 for high sticking. [ Pro...
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Mason Geertsen Signs Entry Level Contract

Mile High Hockey (Cole D Hamilton) — After finishing his WHL career last weekend, Mason Geertsen signed his first professional contract with the Avalanche. The Colorado Avalanche announced via twitter this evening that they have...
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The Waiver Wire

Mile High Hockey (ProfessorOak) — This week, we have some more players that may help you in your playoff run. Hopefully you haven't been eliminated like me! Welcome back to another week of The Waiver Wire!  For most...
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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. Playoffs....it's all about the playoffs! While the Avalanche playoff hopes are hanging by a thread, the same cannot...
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Colorado Avalanche: News From Around the NHL March 24th, 2015

Mile High Hockey (Sandie Gauthier) — File under: "Hockey Players Are Awesome". Carey Price hangs out with a fan and gets emotional. [ Go Habs Go ] {Video} Chris Simon joins the "Hockey Players Are Awesome" team. [ Wawa News ] ...
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Postgame at Calgary: Avalanche again powerless on the power play

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Terry Frei) — The Avalanche was 0-3 on the power play in the 3-2 loss to Calgary.
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