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Avs Turn Attention to Ending Slide on the Road

NHL.com Streaks, both good and bad, will happen during the course of an 82-game season. There isn't anyway around them as no team in NHL history has ever had a perfect record to end a campaign.So while...
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Avalanche's struggles at home continue in loss to Vancouver

Denver Post (Mike Chambers The Denver Post) — Too many home losses, too few power-play goals and the inability to maintain leads might prevent the Avalanche from qualifying for the Stanley Cup playoffs.
  • New: 10 hr 41 min ago

Sports costs at ESPN weigh down Disney's Force-ful quarter

Denver Post (Ryan Nakashima AP Business Writer) — LOS ANGELES (AP) — ESPN, the sports network that drives Disney's profit engine, has hit a soft patch.
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Colorado Aims to Refocus vs. Vancouver

NHL.com Returning from the NHL All-Star break with three consecutive losses at home was anything but expected for the Colorado Avalanche.Defeats to division foes Chicago, Dallas and Winnipeg have come at...
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Battered Avalanche defenseman Nick Holden won't pose for camera

Denver Post (Mike Chambers The Denver Post) — Avalanche defenseman Nick Holden politely declined to allow anyone to take pictures or shoot video of his battered face Tuesday after a morning skate at the Pepsi Center.
  • 20 hr 13 min ago

Avalanche determined to beat Canucks, avoid a winless homestand

Denver Post (Mike Chambers The Denver Post) — The Avalanche will be wrapping up its morning skate at the Pepsi Center on Tuesday while the Broncos' Super Bowl victory parade and rally heat up nearby.
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Colorado Avalanche looks at Broncos' Super Bowl win as motivation

Denver Post (Mike Chambers The Denver Post) — The Avalanche on Tuesday will be wrapping up a morning skate at the Pepsi Center while the Broncos' Super Bowl parade and rally heats up nearby.
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Loss to Jets fuels Roy's push of players

Denver Post (Terry Frei The Denver Post) — After the Avalanche's 4-2 loss Saturday night to the bedraggled Winnipeg Jets, Colorado coach Patrick Roy seemed to be calling out his most prominent players.
  • 2 days ago
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Avs Disappointed With 4-2 Loss

NHL.com Colorado Avalanche head coach Patrick Roy adjusted his lines for Saturday’s match against the visiting Winnipeg Jets with the hope that it would provide a spark.It seemed to be working out when...
  • 3 days ago
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Colorado Avalanche gets cooled off at home by Winnipeg Jets

Denver Post (Terry Frei The Denver Post) — The Winnipeg Jets, in secure possession of last place in the NHL's Central Division, had lost five of their previous six. They fell to Carolina at home Friday, then traveled 1,100 miles to Denver...
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Frei: Blackhawks fans, stop yelling during National Anthem

Denver Post (Terry Frei The Denver Post) — The unofficial eye test concluded that nearly half the fans at the sold-out Chicago-Colorado game at the Pepsi Center on Tuesday night were wearing Blackhawks jerseys, sweatshirts or jackets.
  • 3 days ago
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Jack Skille dealing with concussion

Denver Post (Terry Frei The Denver Post) — Hours before the Avalanche played the Winnipeg Jets on Saturday night, coach Patrick Roy disclosed that veteran forward Jack Skille suffered a concussion late in the game against Dallas on...
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Anthem's Chicago accent o≠ key here

Denver Post (Terry Frei The Denver Post) — The unofficial eye test concluded that nearly half the fans at the sold-out Chicago-Colorado game at the Pepsi Center on Tuesday night were wearing Blackhawks jerseys, sweatshirts or jackets.
  • 3 days ago
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Line reunion with John Mitchell to aid offense

Denver Post (Terry Frei The Denver Post) — John Mitchell's job was to help get Jarome Iginla and Alex Tanguay going.That was one of the realities Saturday night, when Avalanche coach Patrick Roy reunited Iginla and Tanguay as
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Line reunion with John Mitchell to aid offense

Denver Post (Terry Frei The Denver Post) — John Mitchell's job was to help get Jarome Iginla and Alex Tanguay going.That was one of the realities Saturday night, when Avalanche coach Patrick Roy reunited Iginla and Tanguay as
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Line reunion to aid o≠ense

Denver Post (Terry Frei The Denver Post) — John Mitchell's job was to help get Jarome Iginla and Alex Tanguay going.That was one of the realities Saturday night, when Avalanche coach Patrick Roy reunited Iginla and Tanguay as
  • 3 days ago
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Lines Shuffled For Tonight's Tilt

NHL.com NHL teams don’t usually change their lineups looking for more goalscoring just two days removed from a 4-3 game—that one being an overtime loss to the Dallas Stars—but Colorado Avalanche head...
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Jack Skille out for Avalanche with concussion

Denver Post (Terry Frei The Denver Post) — Patrick Roy is tweaking his lines for The Big Game Saturday night against Winnipeg. On Friday, after an optional practice, he disclosed he was going to reunite Alex Tanguay and Jarome Iginila
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Avs 20th Anniversary Team: Sandis Ozolinsh

NHL.com ColoradoAvalanche.com profiles the players named to the Avalanche's 20th Anniversary Team.Known as one of the best Latvian hockey players in the NHL’s history, Sandis Ozolinsh had a long,...
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Jarome Iginla, Alex Tanguay back on the same line, hope to score more

Denver Post (Terry Frei The Denver Post) — They're not elephants in the room. They're veterans. Jarome Iginla is 38, Alex Tanguay 36, and while Iginla this season has become the 19th player in NHL history to score 600 career
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Blog Articles

Colorado Avalanche: News From Around the NHL February 10th, 2016

Mile High Hockey (Sandie Gauthier) — Toronto Maple Leafs trade Dion Phaneuf to Ottawa Senators in nine-player deal. [ National Post ] Battered Avalanche defenseman Nick Holden won't pose for camera. [ Denver Post ] The greatest NHL...
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Game Recap: Avalanche Lose to Canucks 3-1

Mile High Hockey (Ryan Murphy) — Avs cap off an abysmal post-All-Star-Break homestand with more of the same. Guys, I'm going to level with you: writing a recap for a game like tonight is hard. It's not just the losing part. I...
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GDT: Avalanche vs Canucks 2/9/16, Game 56

Mile High Hockey (earl06) — Good evening ladies and gentlemen! Your Colorado Avalanche take on the Canucks of Vancouver tonight at the Pepsi Center. Game time is 9:00pm in the ET, 7:00pm in ...
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Gameday: Canucks (20-20-12, 52 pts.) at Avalanche (27-24-4, 58 pts.)

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Mike Chambers) — Gameday: Canucks (20-20-12, 52 pts.) at Avalanche (27-24-4, 58 pts.)
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The Jonathan Drouin Holdout Narrative Is Unfair

Mile High Hockey (Ryan Murphy) — The former No. 3 overall pick is receiving plenty of negative attention following his holdout and subsequent suspension by the Tampa Bay Lightning, but is the media coverage being fair compared to...
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Game 56 Preview: Canucks @ Avalanche

Mile High Hockey (Steven W Page) — After three straight losses, the Avs (27-24-4) look to get back on track against the struggling Canucks (20-20-12). Things got nasty Saturday night in Denver. After a few questionable calls,...
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Colorado Avalanche: News From Around the NHL February 9th, 2016

Mile High Hockey (Sandie Gauthier) — Colorado Avalanche looks at Broncos' Super Bowl win as motivation. [ Denver Post ] NHL suspends Drew Stafford 1 game for high-sticking Holden. [ CBC ] Boston Bruins prospect Malcolm Subban...
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Drew Stafford suspended for violent high stick on Nick Holden

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Mike Chambers) — Drew Stafford suspended for violent high stick on Nick Holden
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Monday Funday Caption Thread: Fandemonium Edition

Mile High Hockey (voteforgrant) — A rough week for the Avalanche. This fan seems to be saying what we're all thinking.
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From the Rampage Desk: Week 18 - The Queen City of the South

Mile High Hockey (earl06) — The beloved Rampage's Rodeo Road Trip gets into full swing in beautiful North Carolina this week with a mid-week pair against the Checkers. San Antonio has alternated wins and losses in the last...
  • 2 days ago

MHH Podcast: Objection! (2/8/2016)

Mile High Hockey (StephHouse) — Steph is joined by Ryan Murphy & BSN Denver's Cheryl Bradley for an oral history of Semyon Varlamov's civil trial, plus props for All Star Weekend and we wonder how long the Avs can maintain a...
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Colorado Avalanche: News From Around the NHL February 6th, 2016

Mile High Hockey (Sandie Gauthier) — Lawsuit, possible dementia are both waiting games for former NHL players. [ The Globe and Mail ] Montreal Canadiens' epic slide makes it unlikely a Canadian NHL team will make playoffs. [...
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Game Recap: Avalanche Jets

Mile High Hockey (Ryan Murphy) — The first period was definitely a tale of two halves. Colorado came out playing good hockey, a welcome change after the previous two games. In particular, a new 4th line of Cody McLeod , Chris...
  • 3 days ago
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GDT: Avalanche vs Jets 2/6/16, Game 55

Mile High Hockey (earl06) — Good evening ladies and gentlemen! Your Colorado Avalanche take on the Jets of Winnipeg tonight at the Pepsi Center. Game time is 10:00pm in the ET, 8:00pm in ...
  • 3 days ago
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Game Preview: Avalanche vs Jets

Mile High Hockey (Ryan Murphy) — The Colorado  Avalanche have lost three of its last four games. The good news? It was against the top two teams in each of the Western Conference divisions, they got three points, and...
  • 4 days ago
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From the Rampage Desk: Week 18 - Last Home Game for a Looooooong Time

Mile High Hockey (earl06) — The beloved Rampage play their final game at the AT&T Center for a month on Friday night against Texas. The Rodeo Road Trip starts on Saturday night in nearby Cedar Park, but they will go far and...
  • 5 days ago
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Colorado Avalanche: News From Around the NHL February 5th, 2016

Mile High Hockey (Sandie Gauthier) — Chris Bigras headed in right direction with Avalanche. [ Denver Post ] Devils' Joseph Blandisi on a ‘surreal' path to NHL. [ The Star ] Wideman 'disappointed' in 20-game suspension. [ Toronto...
  • 5 days ago
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Stars Beat the Avs for First Time Since 2013

Mile High Hockey (misterfish1) — They had to get a win on the Avs again eventually It was nice to live life as an Avalanche fan for two whole calendar years knowing we'd get two automatic points every time Colorado played the...
  • 5 days ago
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GDT: Avalanche vs Stars 2/4/16, Game 54

Mile High Hockey (earl06) — Good evening ladies and gentlemen! Your Colorado Avalanche take on the Stars of Dallas tonight at the Pepsi Center. Game time is 9:00pm in the ET, 7:00pm in the ...
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Gameday: Stars (32-14-5, 69 pts.) at Avalanche (27-23-3, 57 pts.)

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Mike Chambers) — Gameday: Stars (32-14-5, 69 pts.) at Avalanche (27-23-3, 57 pts.)
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