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Chambers: The Stanley Cup might cometh to Colorado this summer — just not for the Avalanche

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Mike Chambers) — There's an excellent chance the Stanley Cup will return to Colorado this summer.
  • 20 hr 34 min ago
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The Blues are back in the Stanley Cup Final after nearly 50 years of weird

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Matt Bonesteel) — The St. Louis Blues secured a spot in the Stanley Cup Final on Tuesday night, finishing off the San Jose Sharks with a 5-1 win in Game 6 of the Western Conference finals. They have been there...
  • 3 days ago
  • Hits: 1

Patrick Roy interviews for Ottawa Senators head coaching job, report says

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Joe Nguyen) — Former Avalanche goaltender and head coach Patrick Roy is interviewing to become the Ottawa Senators' next head coach, according to The Sports Network.
  • 3 days ago
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St. Louis Blues move to brink of Stanley Cup Final with Game 5 win over Sharks

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Josh Dubow) — Vladimir Tarasenko scored on a penalty shot and Jaden Schwartz added the first of his three goals during a dominant second period that carried St. Louis to the brink of its first trip to the...
  • 6 days ago
  • Hits: 1

Sharks’ controversial OT game winner has hockey world chirping

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Michael Nowels) — Once again this postseason, it seems everyone is angry except for the Sharks and their fans after their 5-4 overtime win over the St. Louis Blues in Game 3 of the Western Conference final.
  • 10 days ago
  • Hits: 1

Avalanche re-signing Mikko Rantanen would make him team’s highest-paid player at about $7.5 million per year

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Mike Chambers) — Avalanche general manager Joe Sakic held a season-ending news conference Tuesday, less than a week after his team lost Game 7 of a Western Conference semifinal playoff series to the San Jose...
  • 11 days ago
  • Hits: 2

Avalanche GM Joe Sakic discusses Nathan MacKinnon injury, Mikko Rantanen contract, Jared Bednar extension and more

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Mike Chambers) — Avalanche general manager Joe Sakic held a season-ending press conference Tuesday, less than a week after his team lost Game 7 of a Western Conference semifinal playoff series to the San Jose...
  • 11 days ago
  • Hits: 2

Avs or Nuggets, who has the better future? Who cares. The outlook is bright for both teams.

Denver Post (Joe Nguyen) — True, the Avalanche and the Nuggets have both been eliminated from the playoffs, but shake a Magic 8-Ball and the message should say "Outlook good."
  • 13 days ago
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Projecting the Colorado Avalanche 2019-20 roster breakdown. What free agents leave? Who will the Avs sign in their place?

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Mike Chambers) — The Avalanche's offseason has begun, and it's going to be an extremely busy one for general manager Joe Sakic and his staff.
  • 14 days ago
  • Hits: 2

Chambers: Avalanche should reach the Western Conference final in 2020 — bank on it

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Mike Chambers) — Continued growth and success seem imminent for the Avalanche. Going 7-5 in the playoffs and coming up a win shy of advancing to the Western Conference final is an experience that will help mold...
  • 14 days ago
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Chambers: Avalanche losing Matt Calvert was the devastating blow in playoff series against San Jose

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Mike Chambers) — Avalanche winger Matt Calvert politely declined to specify the injury that forced him to miss three of the last four games in what turned into a seven-game Western Conference semifinal series...
  • 16 days ago
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NHL offers explanation on overturned goal that changed Avs-Sharks Game 7

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Curtis Pashelka) — Dan Darrow, the Sharks' video coach, challenged what would have been a game-tying goal by the Avalanche.
  • 17 days ago
  • Hits: 3

Kiszla: In Game 7, Avs didn’t lose to San Jose; they were eliminated from NHL playoffs by absurd instant-replay nitpick

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Mark Kiszla) — From the hockey rink to the horse track, technology is killing the spirit of the thing, too often turning our sports into an endless, whiny argument.
  • 17 days ago
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Avalanche eliminated in second round after losing Game 7 against Sharks

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Mike Chambers) — A season ended Wednesday night, but a team's belief did not.
  • 17 days ago
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Avalanche star Nathan MacKinnon exits Game 7 with an injury, comes back late first period

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Matt L. Stephens) — Colorado Avalanche all-star center Nathan MacKinnon exited Wednesday's Game 7 against the Sharks early in the first period with an apparent upper-body injury.
  • 17 days ago
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Avalanche vs. Sharks Game 7 live blog: Real-time updates from the Stanley Cup Playoffs

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Joe Nguyen) — Live updates, tweets, photos, analysis and more from Game 7 between Colorado Avalanche at San Jose Sharks on May 8, 2019 at SAP Center in San Jose, Calif.
  • 17 days ago
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Sharks-Avalanche Game 7: Will Joe Pavelski play tonight? We asked his wife.

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Julia Sulek) — Joe Pavelski’s return to the ice for Game 7 between the San Jose Sharks and Colorado Avalanche could provide a huge emotional boost in the Sharks’ quest for a first Stanley Cup. His wife, Sarah,...
  • 17 days ago
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The Colorado Avalanche has had an incredible season, but the Avs aren’t proud of it

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Mike Chambers) — The Avalanche enters Wednesday night among five NHL still standing in the Stanley Cup Playoffs, and just one win shy of reaching the Western Conference final for the first time since 2002.
  • 17 days ago
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Avalanche at Sharks Game 7 roundtable: Nathan MacKinnon or Brent Burns — who would you build a franchise around?

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Kyle Fredrickson, Mike Chambers) — Game 7 of a Stanley Cup playoff series -- it doesn't get much more exciting than this.
  • 18 days ago
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How the Colorado Avalanche has historically fared in Game 7

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Joe Nguyen, Jeff Bailey) — It's do-or-die time for the Avalanche tonight when the team takes on the Sharks in Game 7 of the second round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs.
  • 18 days ago
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Blog Articles

Extra draft picks means extra options for the Colorado Avalanche

Mile High Hockey (Tom Hunter) — Joe Sakic has spoke about being aggressive this summer, the NHL Entry draft is a good place to start. It’s been 18 months since the Colorado Avalanche traded Matt Duchene to the Ottawa...
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Chambers: The Stanley Cup might cometh to Colorado this summer — just not for the Avalanche

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Mike Chambers) — There's an excellent chance the Stanley Cup will return to Colorado this summer.
  • 20 hr 34 min ago
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2019 NHL Draft Prospect Profile: Dylan Cozens

Mile High Hockey (Lukehocking) — There is a very strong chance Dylan Cozens ends up being one of the first five picks in the 2019 NHL Entry Draft “The true enemy won’t wait out the storm. He brings the storm.” – Jon Snow...
  • 1 day 3 hr ago
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Colorado Avalanche re-sign goaltender Pavel Francouz

Mile High Hockey (Hardev Lad) — The Avs have their 2/3 goalie for next season! The Colorado Avalanche have put pen to paper on a one-year extension with their third-string goaltender, Pavel Francouz , who had a dominant...
  • 1 day 22 hr ago
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2019 NHL Draft Prospect Profile: Bryce Brodzinski

Mile High Hockey (yungjake32) — A late round pick that Avalanche fans should keep an eye on The Minnesota high school ranks produce numerous NHL Draft picks each year, and this year is no exception. As happens every...
  • 2 days ago
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The best of the Colorado Avalanche season end Paint-the-Ice event

Mile High Hockey (Arielle Gordon) — Our favorite decorations on our favorite sheet of ice Last Friday, Colorado Avalanche season ticket holders were treated to an annual event where they could walk on the ice at Pepsi Center and...
  • 2 days ago
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Can Gabriel Landeskog drive a Zamboni?

Mile High Hockey (Tom Hunter) — The Colorado Avalanche captain takes a crash course in Zamboni driving Many fans were surprised when Colorado Avalanche captain Gabriel Landeskog decided to go to Slovakia to join Team...
  • 3 days ago
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The Blues are back in the Stanley Cup Final after nearly 50 years of weird

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Matt Bonesteel) — The St. Louis Blues secured a spot in the Stanley Cup Final on Tuesday night, finishing off the San Jose Sharks with a 5-1 win in Game 6 of the Western Conference finals. They have been there...
  • 3 days ago
  • Hits: 1

2019 NHL Draft Prospect Profile: Brayden Tracey

Mile High Hockey (LaurenKelly24) — Seems like the last Brayden from Moose Jaw turned out to be pretty good? Brayden Tracey was undoubtedly one of the most impressive rookies in the CHL this season. He joined Moose Jaw for...
  • 3 days ago
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Patrick Roy interviews for Ottawa Senators head coaching job, report says

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Joe Nguyen) — Former Avalanche goaltender and head coach Patrick Roy is interviewing to become the Ottawa Senators' next head coach, according to The Sports Network.
  • 3 days ago
  • Hits: 1

Should I stay or should I go: The soundtrack to Varlamov’s Free Agent status

Mile High Hockey (AdrianHernandez) — A look at what the future may hold for Semyon Varlamov and the Colorado Avalanche It’s April 11 of the year 2014, and Russian goaltender Semyon Varlamov is preparing for a first-round matchup...
  • 4 days ago
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How much money do the Colorado Avalanche have and what do they need in Free Agency?

Mile High Hockey (Hardev Lad) — Using Evolving Wild’s contract model to see where the Avalanche stand before Free Agency. The Colorado Avalanche have a lot of money they can spend this offseason and a lot of spots to fill on...
  • 5 days ago
  • Hits: 1

St. Louis Blues move to brink of Stanley Cup Final with Game 5 win over Sharks

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Josh Dubow) — Vladimir Tarasenko scored on a penalty shot and Jaden Schwartz added the first of his three goals during a dominant second period that carried St. Louis to the brink of its first trip to the...
  • 6 days ago
  • Hits: 1

If anyone tries to sign someone to an offer sheet, it’s going to be the Colorado Avalanche

Mile High Hockey (Tom Hunter) — It’s time for Joe Sakic to make a bold move There has been a lot of speculation recently that this is the summer we’re finally going to see another offer sheet signed in the NHL. With star...
  • 8 days ago
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2019 NHL Draft Prospect Profile: Peyton Krebs

Mile High Hockey (Luke Hocking) — There are some who think he might be the best playing coming out of the WHL this year “Your talent sets your floor. Your character sets your ceiling.” – Bill Belichick The early days of...
  • 9 days ago
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Which Colorado Avalanche free agents will return?

Mile High Hockey (Jackie Kay) — A look at all 26 expiring restricted and unrestricted free agent contracts Colorado Avalanche General Manager Joe Sakic met with the media earlier this week and outlined an anticipated busy...
  • 10 days ago
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Sharks’ controversial OT game winner has hockey world chirping

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Michael Nowels) — Once again this postseason, it seems everyone is angry except for the Sharks and their fans after their 5-4 overtime win over the St. Louis Blues in Game 3 of the Western Conference final.
  • 10 days ago
  • Hits: 1

Gabriel Landeskog joins Team Sweden for the World Championship

Mile High Hockey (Tom Hunter) — Last week we got news that a number of Colorado Avalanche players would be heading over to Slovakia for the 2019 IIHF World Championship. Sven Andrighetto (Switzerland), Nikita Zadorov ...
  • 11 days ago
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Colorado Avalanche defender Erik Johnson underwent successful shoulder surgery

Mile High Hockey (Tom Hunter) — During a playoff run that was filled with positives for the Colorado Avalanche , one thing fans were quick to criticize was the play of veteran defender Erik Johnson . After leading all...
  • 11 days ago
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Avalanche re-signing Mikko Rantanen would make him team’s highest-paid player at about $7.5 million per year

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Mike Chambers) — Avalanche general manager Joe Sakic held a season-ending news conference Tuesday, less than a week after his team lost Game 7 of a Western Conference semifinal playoff series to the San Jose...
  • 11 days ago
  • Hits: 2