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Draft Prospect Bellows Finds Ways To Score

NHL.com ColoradoAvalanche.com is profiling draft-eligible prospects leading up to the 2016 NHL Draft in Buffalo on June 24-25. Kieffer Bellows is the No. 10-ranked North American skater in the NHL Central...
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Rouyn-Noranda Falls to Red Deer at Memorial Cup

NHL.com The Red Deer Rebels scored five straight goals and defeated the Rouyn-Noranda Huskies 5-2 on Sunday evening in each teams' second game of the 2016 Memorial Cup at the Enmax Centrium in Red Deer,...
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Greer Scores as Huskies Win Memorial Cup Opener

NHL.com The Brandon Wheat Kings played their best hockey early on and in the late stages of Saturday night's game against the Rouyn-Noranda Huskies. However, it was the middle part that hurt...
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Avs Prospects, Huskies Have Special Connection

NHL.com The Rouyn-Noranda Huskies didn't just beat up on the competition this past year, they steamrolled them en route to a President Cup championship.Now, the best team in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey...
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Draft Prospect Bean Brings Puck-Moving Skills

NHL.com ColoradoAvalanche.com is profiling draft-eligible prospects leading up to the 2016 NHL Draft in Buffalo on June 24-25. Jake Bean is the No. 15-ranked North American skater in the NHL Central...
  • 4 days ago

2016 Memorial Cup Showcases Future NHL Talent

NHL.com The 2016 Memorial Cup tournament to determine the champion of the Canadian Hockey League will take place at Enmax Centrium in Red Deer, Alberta, beginning Friday and concluding with the...
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Brandon's Clague Offers Score Values

NHL.com Defenseman Kale Clague of Brandon of the Western Hockey League provided a sign of things to come three seasons ago while playing in the Alberta Major Bantam Hockey League.As captain for the...
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Draft Prospect Keller Has Skill and Smarts

NHL.com ColoradoAvalanche.com is profiling draft-eligible prospects leading up to the 2016 NHL Draft in Buffalo on June 24-25. Clayton Keller is the No. 9-ranked North American skater in the NHL Central...
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Avalanche Farm Report: May 17

NHL.com IIHF World ChampionshipThe 2016 IIHF World Championship continued the preliminary round this week which featured round-robin group play. The Colorado Avalanche has seven players representing their...
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Avs 20th Anniversary Team: Chris Drury

NHL.com ColoradoAvalanche.com profiles the players named to the Avalanche's 20th Anniversary Team.Chris Drury’s list of achievements during his playing days reads like a fairy tale. His career was marked...
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Windsor's Stanley Using Size to Advantage

NHL.com Windsor defenseman Logan Stanley might be the biggest player selected at his position in the 2016 NHL Draft.At 6-foot-7 and 220 pounds, Stanley is an immovable object and tough to miss. He plays...
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Frei: A regular season can turn special in the NHL playoffs

Denver Post (Terry Frei The Denver Post) — Amid the talk about the lack of playoff success for Presidents' Trophy winners and about the Washington Capitals' continued postseason underachievement, the secondary point seems to have been...
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A regular season can turn special

Denver Post (Terry Frei The Denver Post) — Amid the talk about the lack of playoff success for Presidents' Trophy winners and about the Washington Capitals' continued postseason underachievement, the secondary point seems to have been
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Mississauga's McLeod on Fast Track to NHL

NHL.com Mississauga center Michael McLeod has the type of speed scouts crave in a top prospect.He might be the fastest skater in the Ontario Hockey League, which is saying a lot because there are eight...
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Caps latest Presidents' Trophy champs to go poof in playoffs

Denver Post (John Wawrow AP Hockey Writer) — Alex Ovechkin and the Washington Capitals became the latest in a long line of NHL teams to discover regular-season dominance doesn't translate into playoff prominence.
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Avalanche Farm Report: May 10

NHL.com World ChampionshipThe 2016 IIHF World Championship began on Friday in Moscow and St. Petersburg, Russia. The Colorado Avalanche has several prospects—and seven players overall—representing their...
  • 13 days ago
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Matthews Headlines List Of Combine Invitees

NHL.com Forwards Auston Matthews, Patrik Laine and Jesse Puljujarvi, the projected top three picks at the 2016 NHL Draft, are among the 114 players eligible for the 2016 NHL Draft who have been invited to...
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Frei: Does Bob Hartley deserve another shot as NHL head coach?

Denver Post (Terry Frei The Denver Post) — In a conference call with reporters, Hartley said he was surprised by the move. But he added, "I fully understand the risk of our business and I accept the responsibilities."
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Matt Duchene helps Canada defeat USA in World Championships

Denver Post Matt Duchene (Patrick Smith, Getty Images)Avalanche center Matt Duchene had a goal and an assist Friday as Canada beat the United States 5-1 in St.
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Looking At The 2016 World Championship

NHL.com Seven players from the Colorado Avalanche organization will represent their home countries when they take the ice at the 2016 IIHF World Championship, which begins this Friday and runs until May...
  • 18 days ago
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Blog Articles

2015-16 Colorado Avalanche Year-End Review: Eric Gelinas

Mile High Hockey (Ryan Murphy) — Eric Gelinas didn't get to play a lot and is therefore pretty tough to grade. When Colorado traded for Eric Gelinas at last year's trade deadline, he was not a name familiar to a lot of...
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Colorado Avalanche: News From Around the NHL May 24th, 2016

Mile High Hockey (Sandie Gauthier) — Late season additions paying off for Red Deer Rebels. [ Global News ] Eight things we learned at the world hockey championship tournament. [ National Post ] {Video starts automatically} ...
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Monday Playoff Thread - WCF, M Cup 5/23/16

Mile High Hockey (earl06) — Good evening ladies and gentlemen! The Western Conference Finals swing back to St Looey for game 5 after the Sharks blue themselves on Saturday night. STL regained home ice for the final 3 games...
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2015-16 Colorado Avalanche Year-End Review: Nick Holden

Mile High Hockey (Ryan Murphy) — The Avalanche defense was bad, and Nick Holden was a part of it. Human beings will argue about anything. Walk into a room and proclaim the sky to be blue and some laser physicist will walk over...
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Colorado Avalanche: News From Around the NHL May 23 rd, 2016

Mile High Hockey (Sandie Gauthier) — Canada wins the World Hockey Championship. [ CBC] Red Deer beats Rouyn-Noranda 5-2 in Memorial Cup. [News  Tribune ] Read more here:...
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2015-16 Colorado Avalanche Year-End Review: Semyon Varlamov

Mile High Hockey (misterfish1) — VARLY! I'm not sure there's a more polarizing player currently with the Avalanche than Semyon Varlamov. When I say that, I mean it in the context of there's probably as many Avalanche fans who...
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2015-16 Colorado Avalanche Year-End Review: John Mitchell

Mile High Hockey (Ryan Murphy) — Mitchell may be the most consistent player on the Avalanche, but that may not be consistently good enough. If John Mitchell were one of your friends, he'd be the guy that's fun to be around,...
  • 3 days ago

Weekend Playoff Thread - NHL, M Cup, ECHL, all of it - 5/20-22/16

Mile High Hockey (earl06) — Good evening ladies and gentlemen! Lots of delicious hockey for your perusal this weekend, let's get to it. The Eastern Conference FInals play twice and may conclude Sunday if the Pens win both....
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2015-16 Colorado Avalanche Year-End Review: Jarome Iginla

Mile High Hockey (Ryan Murphy) — Moving on the No. 26 on our countdown. We reach a 38-year-old certain Hall-of-Famer who is having a harder time making the same contributions. Seldom do the careers of professional athletes end...
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Prospect Watch: Huskies win QMJHL title, head to Memorial Cup

Mile High Hockey (earl06) — As you might have heard by now, the Rouyn-Noranda Huskies won the QMJHL Championship last week thanks in no small part to Avalanche prospects Julien Nantel, Jean-Christophe Beaudin and...
  • 4 days ago

Colorado Avalanche: News From Around the NHL May 20th, 2016

Mile High Hockey (Sandie Gauthier) — Memorial Cup coaches, no strangers, did battle in NHL. [ Edmonton Journal ] ‘It's tough': Tampa Bay Lightning not expecting Steven Stamkos to come to the rescue. [ National Post ] The David...
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Thursday Playoff Thread - WCF 5/19/16

Mile High Hockey (earl06) — Good evening ladies and gentlemen! The Western Conference heads to San Jose for game 3 all tied at 1. Home ice seems to mean little at this point of the Cup run but the Sharks have it tonight....
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Colorado Avalanche: News From Around the NHL May 19th, 2016

Mile High Hockey (Sandie Gauthier) — MasterCard Memorial Cup Preview: The Rouyn-Noranda Huskies. [ Sportsnet ] 2016 IIHF World Championship: Michigan's ‘CCM' trio learns from the pros. [ Hockey's Future ] All you need to know...
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Wednesday Playoff Thread - ECF 5/18/16

Mile High Hockey (earl06) — Good evening ladies and gentlemen! We switch back to the Eastern Conference tonight with the series tied at 1 heading to Tampa, who now have home ice for the remaining games. I was listening to...
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Year-End Review: Reto Berra

Mile High Hockey (misterfish1) — Looking back on the year of Avalanche goaltender #20 Yogi Reto Berra Let's have a little refresher at Reto Berra's history with the Avalanche. Berra came to Colorado before the 2014 trade...
  • 6 days ago
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Colorado Avalanche: News From Around the NHL May 18th, 2016

Mile High Hockey (Sandie Gauthier) — Trading Tyson Barrie could be devastating for Avalanche. [ Today's Slapshot ] Coyotes' Bleackley could re-enter draft. [ NHL ] How South Korea added nine hockey ringers for the 2018 Olympics. [...
  • 6 days ago
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Tuesday Playoff Thread - WCF 5/17/16

Mile High Hockey (earl06) — Good evening ladies and gentlemen! The Sharks and Bloos are back at it tonight for game 2 of the Western Conference Finals. After a slow start, the San Jose got back into game 1 but couldn't seal...
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2015-16 Colorado Avalanche Year-End Review: Zach Redmond

Mile High Hockey (Ryan Murphy) — Today we evaluate one of the more polarizing players of the Avalanche defensive corp. Is Zach Redmond better or worse than we think he is? By most standards, Zach Redmond has already...
  • 7 days ago
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Colorado Avalanche: News From Around the NHL May 17th, 2016

Mile High Hockey (Sandie Gauthier) — Whether the Blues or the Sharks go to the Stanley Cup final, they've earned it. [ The Globe and Mail ] NHL participation in 2018 Olympics ‘doesn't look very good': IIHF president. [ National Post...
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Monday Playoff Thread - ECF 5/16/16

Mile High Hockey (earl06) — Good evening ladies and gentlemen! The Eastern Conference has the ice and the airwaves to themselves tonight for game 2 of their finals. Steve Stamkos will not play but you can bet that won't...
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