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Meet Izaac Kinnison, the Air Force football team's new tailback, and inspiration

Denver Post (Benjamin Hochman The Denver Post) — The little giant stands among the giant giants. He's 12, wears dark-rimmed glasses. He's polite, loves to read. He's wearing an oversized Air Force football jersey that's really wearing him. He's...
  • 13 hr 31 min ago

Erik Johnson: 2013-14 Season in Review

NHL.com The 2013-14 season was one of the best of Erik Johnson's career and was a nice bounce back after a disappointing campaign the year before. Before training camp, he was given the green light by new...
  • 2 days ago
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New Teammates Bond Over Fishing

NHL.com Training camp can be a stressful time. Veteran players are battling to make the NHL roster and solidify their spot on the depth chart, while younger ones are trying to break into the league and...
  • 3 days ago
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Former Avs defenseman Cory Sarich details horrific bike accident

Denver Post (Mike Chambers The Denver Post) — Hockey-tough Cory Sarich is living proof that you can get run over by the wheel of a three-quarter ton truck and walk away.
  • 3 days ago
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NHL refutes reports of imminent expansion plans

Denver Post (Nicki Jhabvala, All Things Avalanche) — The NHL's deputy commissioner refuted a report about the league expanding to Las Vegas.
  • 4 days ago
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Nathan MacKinnon: 2013-14 Season in Review

NHL.com The hockey world had big expectations for Nathan MacKinnon heading into the 2013-14 season. He was selected first overall in the 2013 NHL Draft after a stellar junior career that culminated with...
  • 4 days ago
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Equipment Drive Brings in 25,000 Donations

NHL.com Another year and another successful equipment drive held in honor of Jessica Redfield Ghawi.An estimated 25,000 new and gently used pieces of equipment and $10,000 in cash donations were collected...
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Avalanche faces different challenge, expectations this season

Denver Post (Mike Chambers The Denver Post) — Less than a month shy of its preseason opener, the Avalanche is feeling stronger than it was a year ago.
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Frei: Former Avalanche player Steve Moore deserves his own "night"

Denver Post (Terry Frei The Denver Post) — When news broke last week that an out-of-court settlement had been reached in Steve Moore's lawsuit against Todd Bertuzzi and the Vancouver Canucks, the Avalanche's reaction was that because it...
  • 7 days ago
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Brutal Todd Bertuzzi hit on Steve Moore mars Avs' dominance over Canucks

Denver Post (Terry Frei The Denver Post) — On a bizarre night that included the Avalanche routing the Vancouver Canucks 9-2 and the Canucks' Todd Bertuzzi injuring SAvs winger Steve Moore in an ugly
  • 10 days ago
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Natalie Wedell set to give CHL her best shot

Denver Post (Mike Chambers The Denver Post) — Natalie Wedell and the Denver Cutthroats are on the same page when it comes to playing in the Central Hockey League this coming season.
  • 10 days ago
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Brutal Todd Bertuzzi hit on Steve Moore mars Avs' dominance over Canucks

Denver Post (Terry Frei The Denver Post) — On a bizarre night that included the Avalanche routing the Vancouver Canucks 9-2 and the Canucks' Todd Bertuzzi injuring SAvs winger Steve Moore in an ugly
  • 10 days ago
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Busy off-season day for Avalanche: Iggy speaks, Jiggy retires, Sakic on Tyson Barrie contract situation

Denver Post (Mike Chambers, All Things Avalanche) — SEDALIA -- Good times this morning at Sanctuary Golf Course, host of Joe Sakic's 17th charity event to benefit the Food Bank of the Rockies.
  • 10 days ago
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Avs goalie Jean-Sebastien Giguere retires after 16 years in NHL

Denver Post (The Denver Post) — Colorado Avalanche goaltender Jean-Sebastien Giguere is retiring after playing 16 years in the NHL, the club announced Thursday.
  • 10 days ago
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Jarome Iginla "thrilled" on idea to play with Avs Landeskog, MacKinnon

Denver Post (Mike Chambers The Denver Post) — In his first public comments since moving to Colorado following his July 1 free-agent signing with the Avalanche, Jarome Iginla's eyes brightened Thursday when asked about playing right wing on a...
  • 10 days ago
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Joe Sakic Statement on J.S. Giguere Retirement

NHL.com Colorado Avalanche Executive Vice President of Hockey Operations Joe Sakic issued the following statement today regarding the retirement of goaltender Jean-Sebastien Giguere."On behalf of the...
  • 10 days ago
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Jean-Sebastien Giguere Announces Retirement

NHL.com After 16 NHL seasons, a Conn Smythe Trophy and a Stanley Cup championship, former Colorado Avalanche goaltender Jean-Sebastien Giguere is calling it a career.Giguere announced Thursday he is...
  • 10 days ago
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Denver Cutthroats to sit out 2014-15 CHL season, plan a 2015-16 return

Denver Post (Mike Chambers The Denver Post) — The Denver Cutthroats of the Central Hockey League suspended operations Wednesday and will not compete in the 2014-15 season, the CHL announced.
  • 11 days ago
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Denver Cutthroats to sit out 2014-15 CHL season, plan a 2015-16 return

Denver Post (The Denver Post) — The Denver Cutthroats have suspended operations, effective immediately, and will not compete in the 2014-15 season, the Central Hockey League announced Wednesday.
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Nick Holden: 2013-14 Season in Review

NHL.com The 2013-14 season was Nick Holden’s first full NHL campaign, and he took advantage of it.After appearing in seven games over two seasons with the Columbus Blue Jackets, the 27-year-old defenseman...
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Blog Articles

New "Hockey Talk" podcast: Derek Kessinger

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Adrian Dater) — A new "Hockey Talk" podcast here to break the ice of inactivity, one featuring a new guest, 23-year-old Derek Kessinger.
  • New: 4 hr 6 min ago

Tyson Barrie-Justin Schultz player/contract comparison

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Mike Chambers) — Less than three weeks away from Avalanche training camp and Tyson Barrie is still unsigned. Not saying the valuable 23-year-old two-way defenseman won't be under contract when Colorado veterans...
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Open Thread: MHH Week in Review 8/30/14

Mile High Hockey (earl06) — Hello boys n' girls! The long Vernal nightmare is just about over, next week brings a fresh outlook on life. Things on the mind of MHHers this week included: - Just like I predicted last week,...
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REPORT: Tomas Vincour to return to the Avalanche organization

Mile High Hockey (SteveHouse) — The Czech forward spent last season playing with HC Brno Komets of the Czech league. As originally reported this (North American) morning by our friends at Eurolanche , Tomas Vincour looks to...
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Greatest Moment of the 2013-14 Season Winner: Roy Rocks the Partition

Mile High Hockey (Cheryl Bradley) — No one should be surprised. Roy wins. That's just what he does. Selecting this moment as the winner reveals a lot about the Avalanche fan base and the direction of the team. People needed hope...
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Colorado Avalanche: News from around the NHL August 29th, 2014

Mile High Hockey (A.J. Haefele) — They may be gone, but the Hartford Whalers left a lasting impact on the NHL. "I think the people that grew up with the Whalers will never, ever forget them, and they'll always have an ...
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Greatest Moment of 2013-14 Finals: MacK Breaks Some Ankles vs Roy Rocks the Partition

Mile High Hockey (Cheryl Bradley) — You knew it had to come down to these two. MacK Breaks Some Ankles (2) Everyone talked about how good Nathan MacKinnon was going to be in the NHL. Few realized exactly how good he'd be...
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Greatest Moment of the 2013-14 Season Finals

Mile High Hockey (Cheryl Bradley) — The decision is upon us, the victor at hand. We started out with over 30 nominations for the Greatest Moment of the Avalanche's 2013-2014 season. From that, we selected 16 to go head-to-head...
  • 3 days ago
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Colorado Avalanche: News from around the NHL August 28th, 2014

Mile High Hockey (Sandie Gauthier) — Ex-NHL enforcer has been charged with assault . Former NHL enforcer Rudy Poeschek is facing assault and driving charges following an alleged incident in Kamloops, B.C. last month. Poeschek,...
  • 3 days ago
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NHL refutes reports of imminent expansion plans

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Nicki Jhabvala) — Bill Daly, the NHL's deputy commissioner, told The Post's Adrian Dater on Tuesday night that there is no truth to earlier reports of the league expanding to Las Vegas or other cities yet.
  • 4 days ago
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Avalanche's Cory Sarich survived horrific bike accident: "When I was hitting the truck I was like, 'I'm going to die right now'"

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Mike Chambers) — Nearly five weeks after his July 22 biking accident in British Columbia, Cory Sarich on Monday granted interviews to yours truly and Kristen Odland of the Calgary Herald, two papers in the two...
  • 4 days ago
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From the Monsters Desk: 2014-15 AHL Schedule Released

Mile High Hockey (earl06) — The beloved Monsters schedule is finally out! Take a gander here . Highlights: - 6 out the first 7 games are on the road against new division rivals Grand Rapids, Chicago, Milwaukee &...
  • 4 days ago
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Greatest Moment of 2013-14 Round 3: MacK Breaks Some Ankles vs. Duchene Dizzies the Canes

Mile High Hockey (Cheryl Bradley) — Superstar showdown. Speed. Moves. Awesomeness. MacK Breaks Some Ankles (2) Everyone talked about how good Nathan MacKinnon was going to be in the NHL. Few realized exactly how good he'd be...
  • 4 days ago
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Colorado Avalanche: News from around the NHL August 27th, 2014

Mile High Hockey (Sandie Gauthier) — An update on Sarich - including the details of the acciden t. “The first thing in my mind was, ‘I’m not going to die here right now, so let’s get this thing moving,'” recalled the Saskatoon...
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Avalanche expectations higher; Lakewood goalie steers U.S. women's U22 team past Canada

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Mike Chambers) — We ran a month-away training camp story in the paper and online Tuesday, with Joe Sakic, Adam Foote and Jarome Iginla talking from Sakic's celebrity golf tournament last week. Did the Avs get...
  • 5 days ago
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Greatest Moment of 2013-14 Round 3: Roy Rocks the Partition vs. Varly Makes the Save Sans Mask

Mile High Hockey (Cheryl Bradley) — It's the battle of the goaltenders today, folks. Roy Rocks the Partition (3) As soon as it was announced that Patrick Roy was going to the be the new head coach for the Colorado Avalanche,...
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Colorado Avalanche: News from around the NHL August 26th, 2014

Mile High Hockey (Sandie Gauthier) — Craig Anderson agrees to stay in Ottawa for another three years . Not the signing of Robin Lehner to a contract extension nor the departure of former captains Daniel Alfredsson or Jason Spezza...
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Greatest Moment of 2013-14 Round 3

Mile High Hockey (Cheryl Bradley) — No runaway winners here! Round 3 of MHH's quest to find the Greatest Moment of the 2013-2014 Season is upon us. Round 2 was a tight race for all participants, but there can be only one, just ask...
  • 6 days ago
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Colorado Avalanche: News from around the NHL August 25th, 2014

Mile High Hockey (Sandie Gauthier) — Winchester helped out with the Colts training camp . No matter what's going on in Jesse Winchester's pro hockey career, there is always this constant: he enjoys skating at the civic complex ...
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Video: Avs' Matt Duchene and Nathan MacKinnon train with Sidney Crosby

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Mike Chambers) — As many know, there is no signed deal with the Steve Moore vs. Todd Bertuzzi/Vancouver Canucks civil lawsuit, and colleague Terry Frei will columnize on the situation in Monday's Denver Post....
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