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WATCH: Buffalo's Tyler Ennis scores on no-look backhand shot

Denver Post (Joe Nguyen, All Things Avalanche) — Buffalo Sabres goaltender Jhonas Enroth (1), of Sweden, celebrates with center Tyler Ennis (63) after the third period of an NHL hockey game against the Montreal Canadiens Friday, Nov.
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Avs' Erik Johnson sees silver lining in Martin Hanzal hit

Denver Post (Mike Chambers, All Things Avalanche) — The big news Friday was Patrick Roy saying he will not send rookie goalie Calvin Pickard back to the minors, nor will he keep three netminders.
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Johnson, Mitchell To Return Against Dallas

NHL.com After the turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes, gravy, green bean casserole, cranberry sauce, yams, cornbread and pumpkin pie? Practice.It was back to business as usual for the Colorado Avalanche on...
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Avalanche to stick with rookie Calvin Pickard in goal

Denver Post (Mike Chambers The Denver Post) — Avalanche coach Patrick Roy said goalie Calvin Pickard will again start Saturday against the Dallas Stars and the rookie is not currently a candidate to be sent back to the minors when Semyon
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Broncos' Brandon Marshall cleared to play vs. Chiefs

Denver Post (Troy E. Renck The Denver Post) — Broncos linebacker Brandon Marshall is expected to start Sunday in Kansas City after clearing the NFL's concussion protocol.
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Erik Johnson could return to Avalanche Saturday against Stars

Denver Post (Adrian Dater The Denver Post) — It appears Erik Johnson has dodged the scary world of inactivity that concussions can bring.
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Avalanche On A Roll With Hockey Fights Cancer

NHL.com Between Oct. 20 and Nov. 17, the Colorado Avalanche took part in the National Hockey League’s Hockey Fights Cancer initiative, helping raise money and awareness for the cause.An annual event,...
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Postgame Avalanche-Blackhawks: Too many obstacles

Denver Post (Adrian Dater, All Things Avalanche) — Jarome Iginla (12) upends Chicago Blackhawks left wing Brandon Saad (20) as they chase down the puck during the first period November 26, 2014 at Pepsi Center.
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Pickard Playing Best Hockey Of Young Career

NHL.com One thing hockey fans can count on when the Colorado Avalanche faces off against the Chicago Blackhawks is an exciting, action packed game. That’s what happens when two swift, finesse-laden teams...
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Avalanche goalie Semyon Varlamov returns to ice in morning skate

Denver Post (Adrian Dater The Denver Post) — Only four players took part in Wednesday's morning skate for the Avalanche. But one of them was Semyon Varlamov, which has to be considered great news for the team.
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Avalanche loses at home on late goal to Blackhawks

Denver Post (Adrian Dater The Denver Post) — In the end, the large portion of Chicago transplants went happily into the night, as they beat the Avalanche 3-2 Wednesday.
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Alex Tanguay "likely" to play against Chicago; Karl Stollery recalled from Lake Erie

Denver Post (Adrian Dater, All Things Avalanche) — Andy Cross, The Denver PostAlex Tanguay is likely to play against Chicago tonight. That's the word from the team.
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Avs' Erik Johnson recovering from head injury; Semyon Varlamov to IR

Denver Post (Adrian Dater The Denver Post) — Erik Johnson, checked to the head Tuesday night in Arizona by Martin Hanzal, will be a game-time decision for Wednesday's Avalanche game with the Chicago Blackhawks.
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Stollery Recalled, Pickard to Start vs. Blackhawks

NHL.com The Colorado Avalanche announced today that defenseman Karl Stollery has been recalled from the Lake Erie Monsters. Avalanche goaltender Semyon Varlamov, out with a groin injury, has been placed...
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Landeskog Line Leads Comeback Effort

NHL.com It was deja vu for the Colorado Avalanche on Tuesday night in Arizona, roughly mirroring Saturday’s come-from-behind victory, which began with an early deficit to the opposing team. Yet, just like...
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Avs short-handed in defensive zone

Denver Post (Mike Chambers The Denver Post) — Avalanche coach Patrick Roy likes to carry eight defensemen but has had just six since Ryan Wilson (shoulder) and Brad Stuart (hamstring) went down with injuries.
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Avalanche wins again 4-3 with another multiple-goal comeback

Denver Post (Mike Chambers, All Things Avalanche) — GLENDALE, Ariz. -- From a 3-0 deficit, the Avalanche wins 4-3 in overtime to collect 8-of-10 points in its last five games.
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Avs rally from three-goal deficit for 4-3 OT win at Arizona Coyotes

Denver Post (Mike Chambers The Denver Post) — Calvin Pickard was again stellar against Arizona and figures to be the new No. 1 goalie until Semyon Varlamov returns from a groin injury.
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Avalanche Farm Report: Nov. 25

NHL.com Lake Erie MonstersThe Lake Erie Monsters began their home-and-home series with the Grand Rapids Griffins this past weekend with a 5-4 win on Friday night at Quicken Loans Arena.Grand Rapids opened...
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Landeskog Line Leading By Example

NHL.com For many, the focus with the Colorado Avalanche is on the outstanding 4-3 comeback win against the Carolina Hurricanes on Saturday night. After a beleaguered first period that saw the Avs fall to...
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Blog Articles

WATCH: Buffalo's Tyler Ennis scores on no-look backhand shot

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Joe Nguyen) — Every so often there's that goal that just makes you go, "Wow." Buffalo's Tyler Ennis had one of those on Friday.
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Avs' Erik Johnson sees silver lining in Martin Hanzal hit

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Mike Chambers) — Avalanche defenseman Erik Johnson suffered neck injury at Arizona, cleared to play Saturday against Dallas.
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From the Monsters Desk: Week 8 - Old Friends from the Goon Squad Division

Mile High Hockey (earl06) — The beloved Monsters take a trip down Memory Lane this weekend with a home and home vs the Hamilton Bulldogs followed by a Sunday afternoon showdown with the Marlies. News - A total of 6 Lake...
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Colorado Avalanche: News From Around the NHL November 28th, 2014

Mile High Hockey (Sandie Gauthier) — This could be significant news in Avalancheland, Quebecor acquired the Quebec Remparts! Roy (and the other investors) sold the team. The team currently plays in the old Nordiques arena (which is...
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9 Thoughts: Thankfulness is never out of fashion

Mile High Hockey (Cheryl Bradley) — Seriously. There are reasons to be thankful! I know this season has been rough for the Avalanche and its fans, but there are some things about this season for which we should give thanks. Here...
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Colorado Avalanche: News From Around the NHL November 27th, 2014

Mile High Hockey (Sandie Gauthier) — Some are, once again, calling for the Avalanche to call on Brodeur. [ Sportsnet.ca ] They might be too late though, Brodeur is set to practice with the Blues. [ BND.com ] Former Colorado...
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Postgame Avalanche-Blackhawks: Too many obstacles

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Adrian Dater) — First off, happy Thanksgiving. Let's think of the less fortunate in times like these.Avs lose 3-2, on a late Bryan Bickell goal. I interviewed him earlier in the day, and told him to enjoy the...
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Game 23 Recap: Skeleton Crew Avalanche 2 Blackhawks 3

Mile High Hockey (Cole D Hamilton) — Pickard shines in his second NHL start, but the Avs fall short Semyon Varlamov , Erik Johnson , Brad Stuart , Ryan Wilson , Jamie McGinn , John Mitchell , Dennis Everberg , Jesse...
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GDT: Avalanche vs Hawks 11/26/2014, Game 23

Mile High Hockey (earl06) — Good evening ladies and gentlemen! Your Colorado Avalanche take on the Blackhawks of Chicago tonight at the Pepsi Center. Game time is 9:00pm in the ET, 7:00pm lima and can be seen on Altitude...
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Varly put on IR, Stollery recalled from Lake Erie

Mile High Hockey (earl06) — Erik Johnson is a candidate to be the 10th currently injured Avalanche player and is considered a game-time decision for tonight's contest vs the Chicago Blackhawks. Just in case, Colorado has...
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How Ryan O'Reilly Can Help The Avs

Mile High Hockey (jdeppey) — Ryan O'Reilly is a key cog on this team, but he is absolutely going to UFA and his value won't be as high next season. The biggest thing he might bring in return? Cap relief. Ryan O'Reilly is...
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Quote of the Night: Desert Karma

Mile High Hockey (Mike @ MHH) — You know, it's the one where the dude hits one of our dudes and then feels shame after scoring the GWG for us? That's a thing, right? 38 of our lovely community members contributed 735 witty,...
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Avalanche look to crawl back in the thick of things

Mile High Hockey (Cheryl Bradley) — Don't look now but the Avs have put together some Ws. Chicago. Games between the Blackhawks and the Avalanche are always high octane events. Tonight surely won't be any different. The big story,...
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Colorado Avalanche: News From Around the NHL November 26th, 2014

Mile High Hockey (Sandie Gauthier) — Malkin is surprised that Fleury got his 300th win, because, you know, he's awful. [ SBNation.com ] Do grit and character (bucks) still matter in the NHL today? [ HockeyBuzz.com ] The Flames...
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Avalanche wins again 4-3 with another multiple-goal comeback

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Mike Chambers) — Trailing 3-0, the Colorado Avalanche storms back to defeat the Coyotes 4-3 in overtime.
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Game 22 Recap: Avs Storm Back in the 3rd; Neuter Coyotes in Overtime

Mile High Hockey (c6hor8) — After an awful 1st period by the Avs and Berra, Pickard came in as relief and the Avs had 4 unanswered goals to beat the Coyotes in overtime. Game 22 Recap: Thanksgiving Edition ...
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GDT: Avalanche at Coyotes 11/25/2014, Game 22

Mile High Hockey (earl06) — Good evening ladies and germs! Your Colorado Avalanche will take on the Coyotes of Arizona tonight in some dreary suburb of the Valley of the Sun. Game time is 9:00pm in the ET, 7:00pm Mountain...
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The Waiver Wire

Mile High Hockey (ProfessorOak) — This week, Factor is a non-factor, the pleasant surprises are dominated by youngins, and some fiery red heads make an appearance. Welcome back to another week of The Waiver Wire!  This week,...
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Avalanche is less than $1 million under salary cap, but Ryan Wilson's LTIR status could provide some room to spend

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Mike Chambers) — The Colorado Avalanche is right up against salary cap, but could still make a move with Ryan Wilson's LTIR.
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