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Frei: Two decades later, Avalanche still feels at home

Denver Post (Terry Frei) — Twenty years ago Monday, COMSAT Video Enterprises - based in Bethesda, Md. - confirmed it had purchased the Quebec Nordiques, and that the franchise was moving to Denver. The NHL approved the sale...
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Hard Work Paying Off For Timo Meier

NHL.com ColoradoAvalanche.com is profiling draft-eligible prospects leading up to the 2015 NHL Draft in Florida on June 26-27. Timo Meier is the No. 10-ranked North American skater in NHL Central...
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Kruger puts Blackhawks past Ducks 3-2 in 3rd OT of Game 2

Denver Post (Greg Beacham AP Hockey Writer) — ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The Blackhawks tried just about everything to get a puck past Frederik Andersen while Game 2 of the Western Conference finals wound through three overtime periods and...
  • 4 days ago

Avalanche parts ways with assistants coaches Andre Tourigny and Mario Duhamel

Denver Post Patrick Roy, left, the new head coach/vice president of hockey operations for the Colorado Avalanche, smiles as he stands for a photo opportunity with Joe Sakic, the team's executive vice
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Andersen's Ducks knock off Blackhawks 4-1 in WCF opener

Denver Post (Greg Beacham AP Hockey Writer) — ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Frederik Andersen lunged forward and stretched out his stick, taking a desperate chance to stop Patrick Kane.
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Frei: Days of duking it out in NHL are just about over

Denver Post (Terry Frei The Denver Post) — In the many years I've covered major junior and the NHL off and on, one of the constants has been the debate over whether fighting belongs in the game.
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Avalanche signs forward Andreas Martinsen from German league

Denver Post (The Denver Post) — The Avalanche has signed forward Andreas Martinsen to a one-year, entry-level contract.
  • 8 days ago
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Avalanche Signs Andreas Martinsen

NHL.com The Colorado Avalanche Hockey Club announced today that the team has signed forward Andreas Martinsen to a one-year, entry-level contract.Martinsen, 24, has spent the last three seasons playing...
  • 8 days ago
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Discovery gives Pittsburgh Penguins wicked burn on Twitter

Denver Post Pittsburgh Penguins center Sidney Crosby (87) looks at the scoreboard after the New York Rangers scored in overtime to win Game 5 in the first round of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs,
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Watch: Six biggest cheaters in sports history

Denver Post Woody Paige and Les Shapiro giver their six picks for the biggest cheaters in sports history on The Sports Show on May 12, 2015The post Six biggest cheaters in sports history appeared first on
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Avalanche Farm Report: May 12

NHL.com Fort Wayne KometsAfter falling down 2-0 in the playoff series against the Toldeo Walleye, the Fort Wayne Komets surged back to tie the round 3-3 and force Game 7 in Toledo on Wednesday.Having...
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Chambers: Auston Matthews' destination may be DU

Denver Post (Mike Chambers The Denver Post) — It's typically wasted space to write about something that probably won't happen, but in the case of Auston Matthews, a small chance could become a big deal in Denver.
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Colorado Avalanche's sled hockey team is a success on and off the ice

Denver Post (Mike Chambers The Denver Post) — Double amputee Alexi Salmone is a survivor of the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear power plant disaster, and Scott Stacey was treated for a heart attack in 2003 but wound up with his leg amputated
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Auston Matthews' destination may be DU

Denver Post (Mike Chambers The Denver Post) — It's typically wasted space to write about something that probably won't happen, but in the case of Auston Matthews, a small chance could become a big deal in Denver.
  • 14 days ago
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Avalanche Farm Report: May 6

NHL.com Fort Wayne KometsIn danger of falling down 3-0 in their ECHL second-round series to the Toledo Walleye, the Fort Wayne Komets rallied with a late third-period goal before pulling out a 3-2 win in...
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Chambers: Nathan MacKinnon on ice for Canada

Denver Post (Mike Chambers The Denver Post) — Nathan MacKinnon's 2015 World Championship debut Friday must have been bittersweet for the Avalanche.
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Duchene Always Honored To Represent Canada

NHL.com If he's not wearing a Colorado Avalanche sweater, it doesn't take much to convince Matt Duchene to don the maple leaf and his country's red and white colors.Every time he puts on the Canada...
  • 21 days ago
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MacKinnon Back On The Ice

NHL.com The 2014-15 NHL campaign didn’t quite end the way Colorado Avalanche forward Nathan MacKinnon wanted it to. Just as he was heating up, he had to hit the showers.A fracture to his foot left the...
  • 22 days ago
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Barrie Excited For First World Championship

NHL.com There’s a familiar sound that comes with hockey practice, no matter the rink being used. The brittle bawls of the ice as it’s sliced and carved by the blades of a skate. The battle cries of rubber...
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An Avalanche of Chemistry on Team Canada

NHL.com In international tournaments where there is often little time for North American players to get accustomed to each other's on-ice tendencies, building chemistry quickly is key.Entering the 2015...
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Blog Articles

WCF Preview and Live Thread - May 23

Mile High Hockey (SteveHouse) — Anaheim look to take a stranglehold while Chicago just want to be equals Anaheim Ducks at Chicago Blackhawks (ANA 2 - 1 CHI) 8:00 Eastern, CBC, NBC Ooh, what's this? A primetime...
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ECF Preview and Live Thread - May 22

Mile High Hockey (Cole D Hamilton) — New York Rangers at Tampa Bay Lightning , Game 4 Lightning Lead Series 2-1 8:00 PM EST, NBCSN Finally, FINALLY at long last the New York Rangers figured out how to put the puck in the back...
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Daily Links Around the NHL

Mile High Hockey (A.J. Haefele) — Anaheim slapped around Chicago again and is now leading the WCF series 2-1 [ Puck Daddy ] Sudden death hockey is anything but morbid [ Tampa Bay Times ] Have the Rangers lost their identity on...
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D-man Chris Bigras joins Connor McDavid on all-OHL first team

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Mike Chambers) — Defenseman Chris Bigras joins Connor McDavid on all-OHL first team; is Avalanche draftee NHL-ready?
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WCF Preview and Live Thread - May 21

Mile High Hockey (SteveHouse) — The best of 7 turns best of 5 as we head to Chicago for Game 3 Anaheim Ducks at Chicago Blackhawks (Series tied 1-1) 8:00 Eastern, CBC, NBC Sports All our games through Sunday are...
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Daily Links Around the NHL

Mile High Hockey (Cole D Hamilton) — After weeks of speculation, Mike Babcock has officially left the Leafs Red Wings and signed a lucrative long term deal with the Leafs. What's the worst that could happen right? [ Toronto Sun ] ...
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WATCH: Avs' Ryan O'Reilly sings, jams out on a ukulele with friends

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Joe Nguyen) — Colorado Avalanche forward Ryan O'Reilly is keep busy in the offseason -- at least with his music.
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ECF Preview and Live Thread - May 20

Mile High Hockey (Cole D Hamilton) — The Eastern Conference Final heads back to Tampa Bay for Game 3 between the Rangers and Lightning New York Rangers at Tampa Bay Lightning , Game 3 Series Tied 1-1 8:00 PM EST on NBCSN ...
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Daily Links Around the NHL

Mile High Hockey (A.J. Haefele) — Chicago won a 3OT thriller last night, evening up the series 1-1 [ SI ] Top prospects commited to North Dakota are staying committed after Dave Hakstol's departure [ Grand Forks Herald ] An...
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WCF Preview and Live Thread - May 19

Mile High Hockey (SteveHouse) — Can Anaheim make it 2, or will Chicago tie the series? Hm? No, I put this article up this late completely on purpose. Honest. Chicago Blackhawks at Anaheim Ducks (ANA 1 - 0 CHI) 9:00...
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Daily Links Around the NHL

Mile High Hockey (A.J. Haefele) — Tyler Johnson's hat trick led the Lightning past the Rangers in Game 2 of the ECF last night [ NY Times ] In that game, the rare backup linesman was utilized as one of them was injured during the...
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Interview with new Avs assistant GM Chris MacFarland

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Mike Chambers) — Interview with new Avs assistant GM Chris MacFarland
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Avalanche parts ways with assistants coaches Andre Tourigny and Mario Duhamel

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Mike Chambers) — Avalanche parts ways with assistants coaches Andre Tourigny and Mario Duhamel
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Avs Hire Chris MacFarland as Assistant GM

Mile High Hockey (earl06) — Earlier this afternoon, the Columbus Blue Jackets reported that Assistant GM Chris MacFarland would be leaving the org for a similar job with our beloved Avalanche. MacFarland joined the...
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Blue Jackets' Chris MacFarland joining Avalanche front office

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Mike Chambers) — Blue Jackets' Chris MacFarland joining Avalanche front office
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ECF Preview & Live Thread - May 18

Mile High Hockey (Cole D Hamilton) — The Rangers and Lightning meet again in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference Finals Tampa Bay Lightning at New York Rangers , Game 2 New York Leads Series 1-0 8:00 PM EST NBCSN If...
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Monday Funday Caption Thread: World Championship Edition

Mile High Hockey (voteforgrant) — Did you know they play hockey outside of North America? Well, apparently they do and the Russian team seems to have some kind of ritual or intervention for their goalie before the game.
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Daily Links Around the NHL

Mile High Hockey (A.J. Haefele) — Lots to catch up on after a very busy weekend in the hockey world. Let's get to it! Team USA captured Bronze at the World Championships. Congrats to Zach Redmond! [ Newsday ] Team Canada, one of...
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Western Conference Finals Preview & Live Thread - May 17

Mile High Hockey (SteveHouse) — This should be a fantastic series you guys. You may have noticed that we generally alternate days of who writes the playoff thread. I've lucked out: I get to write about what could be the best...
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Playoff Live Thread - Round Three Begins!!!

Mile High Hockey (Mike @ MHH) — I don't know where everybody is today, but I'm at work... Here's your obligatory live thread to discuss all the happenings in today's Preakness Stanley Cup playoff game. In the East we have...
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