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Avalanche Mailbag: Erik Johnson

NHL.com Erik Johnson has begun solidifying himself as one of the premiere defensemen for the Colorado Avalanche. He's also outspoken, humerous, personable and will still play a mean game out on the ice.We...
  • 16 hr 34 min ago

Ex-Av Paul Stastny ruled out for Colorado-St. Louis game Saturday

Denver Post (Nick Groke The Denver Post) — The Avalanche's trip to St. Louis on Saturday for a division game against the Blues will not include Paul Stastny.
  • 16 hr 41 min ago

Patience Pays Off In 5-0 Win

NHL.com The Colorado Avalanche is coming together, and a 5-0 victory over the visiting New York Islanders proves that patience is king when it comes to the club. While there was a sense of urgency as far...
  • 1 day 6 hr ago

Avs' Daniel Briere replaced by rookie Dennis Everberg

Denver Post Veteran forward Daniel Briere, a first-round selection in the 1996 NHL draft, was a healthy scratch Thursday night against the New York Islanders at the Pepsi Center.
  • 1 day 7 hr ago

Postgame: Nathan MacKinnon off the schneid, Avalanche pounds Islanders 5-0

Denver Post (Mike Chambers, All Things Avalanche) — Evolving game story is here. Early flight to St. Louis so I'm going to let the video do the talking: Nathan MacKinnon did not score a goal in his first 10 games.
  • 1 day 7 hr ago

Nathan MacKinnon scores twice; Semyon Varlamov gets shutout as Avs beat Islanders

Denver Post (Mike Chambers The Denver Post) — It took Avalanche fourth-line forwards Cody McLeod and Marc-Andre Cliche 11 games to produce their first goals of the season.
  • 1 day 8 hr ago

Patience Key For Avalanche

NHL.com The Colorado Avalanche is 1-0-3 in the last four games, and while the wins haven’t been coming in, the club is still picking up valuable points along the way. That doesn’t mean the team is...
  • 1 day 16 hr ago

Gameday: Avs' Nine Line intact for New York Islanders (Game 11)

Denver Post (Mike Chambers, All Things Avalanche) — Two 2014 Olympians and the Avalanche's 2013-14 leading scorer and Lady Byng Trophy winner will continue to play together in Thursday night's game against the New York Islanders at the Pepsi
  • 1 day 17 hr ago

Daniel Briere will be healthy scratch for Avalanche against Islanders

Denver Post (Mike Chambers The Denver Post) — Avalanche coach Patrick Roy will scratch forward Daniel Briere in Thursday night's game against the New York Islanders at the Pepsi Center.
  • 1 day 17 hr ago

Like a fine wine, Alex Tanguay getting better with age

Denver Post (Nick Groke The Denver Post) — Alex Tanguay skated a rainbow-shaped loop through the neutral zone and found gold on the other end - the Avalanche's best goal of the season.
  • 2 days ago

Patrick Roy describes the Xs and Os behind the Avalanche's problems

Denver Post (Nick Groke, All Things Avalanche) — Patrick Roy. (Denver Post file)The Avalanche have just two victories in their first 10 games.
  • 2 days ago

Avalanche Farm Report: Oct. 29

NHL.com The Lake Erie Monsters opened their first of three road games this past weekend on Friday night against the Grand Rapids Griffins. The Monsters defeated the Griffins 5-4 after a back-and-forth...
  • 2 days ago

Avalanche calls up Dennis Everberg; Jesse Winchester remains out

Denver Post (Nick Groke The Denver Post) — The Avalanche on Thursday called up 22-year-old forward Dennis Everberg from the Lake Erie Monsters to add forward depth to a struggling offense.
  • 2 days ago

Patrick Roy stays positive with struggling Avalanche after another loss

Denver Post (Nick Groke The Denver Post) — While losses continue to pile up for the Avalanche, optimism continues to radiate from Colorado coach Patrick Roy.
  • 2 days ago

Peter Forsberg enjoying life in retirement

Denver Post (Adrian Dater, All Things Avalanche) — Photo by Adrian DaterORNSKOLDSVIK, SWEDEN - It's been a great last few days for big dumb redheaded me.
  • 3 days ago

Vintage Varlamov Against Sharks

NHL.com It was one of those games where Varly was just being Varly.Colorado Avalanche goaltender Semyon Varlamov made 49 saves in net, including tying a career-best 22 in the first period, to help the Avs...
  • 3 days ago

Avalanche's Jamie McGinn faces brother Tye, of Sharks, for first time

Denver Post (Mike Chambers The Denver Post) — The Brothers McGinn played against each other for the first time, at any level, Tuesday. Avalanche left wing Jamie McGinn was hoping his little brother, Tye McGinn of the San Jose Sharks, would...
  • 3 days ago

Postgame: Sharks beat Avalanche 3-2 in a shootout; Colorado goes 2-4-4 first 10 games

Denver Post (Mike Chambers, All Things Avalanche) — Evolving game story is here.Two wins and eight points in the first 10 games of the season is not going to cut it for the Avalanche, which was in position to win Tuesday night because of goalie
  • 3 days ago
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Semyon Varlamov ties Avs team record with 51 saves in shootout loss to Sharks

Denver Post (Mike Chambers The Denver Post) — Roy's record of 51 was set in the 1997-98 season. Varlamov tied the mark in a 3-2 shootout loss against the San Jose Sharks at the Pepsi Center.
  • 3 days ago

A McGinn Family Affair

NHL.com Tonight might be a first for the McGinn family, two brothers playing against one another and doing it in the NHL.You see, Colorado Avalanche forward Jamie McGinn's younger brother Tye—the middle...
  • 3 days ago
Blog Articles

From the Monsters Desk: Week 4 - Finally. Home Games!

Mile High Hockey (earl06) — Our beloved Monsters return home this weekend for just the 2nd & 3rd home games of the season. Defending Calder Cup champs the Texas Stars stop by the Q to ogle the new humungotron (pictured...
  • 19 hr 21 min ago

Paul Stastny: A Rental Player

Mile High Hockey (jdeppey) — Was Paul Stastny's departure detrimental to The Avalanche? Or was this another shrewd step towards leaving the Sacco years in the rear view mirror? The Colorado Avalanche were at a crossroads...
  • 22 hr 21 min ago

Quote of the Night: Halloween Eve Terrors

Mile High Hockey (Mike @ MHH) — You should all be ashamed... Well, that was the first fun game of the season.  Yeah, even more fun than the Vancouver curbstomp, IMO. So we had 731 comments from 40 somewhat unique users in the...
  • 22 hr 41 min ago

Postgame: Nathan MacKinnon off the schneid, Avalanche pounds Islanders 5-0

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Mike Chambers) — Nathan MacKinnon scores twice and Semyon Varlamov gets 40-save shutout in Avalanche win over Islanders.
  • 1 day 7 hr ago

Game 11 Recap: The Avs are so bad they only win 5-0.

Mile High Hockey (c6hor8) — The Avs are so bad they only managed to shutout the Islanders and also put in 5 goals. Game 11 Recap: Hello reading peoples.  Question for the night, for all of you.  How bad are the...
  • 1 day 8 hr ago

GDT: Avalanche vs Islanders 10/30/2014, Game 11

Mile High Hockey (earl06) — Good evening ladies and gentlemen! Your Colorado Avalanche take on the Islanders of New York tonight at the Pepsi Center. Game time is 9:00pm in the ET, 7:00pm lima and can be viewed on Altitude...
  • 1 day 12 hr ago

Gameday: Avs' Nine Line intact for New York Islanders (Game 11)

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Mike Chambers) — Nine Line of Matt Duchene (9), Gabe Landeskog (92) and Ryan O'Reilly (90) intact for game against the New York Islanders.
  • 1 day 17 hr ago

Game 11 Preview: Islanders at Avalanche

Mile High Hockey (A.J. Haefele) — The soon-to-be Brooklyners visit Denver for their only trip to Denver as the Avs look to halt the Isles early-season momentum and kick start some of their own. The New York Islanders come to...
  • 1 day 23 hr ago

Colorado Avalanche: News From Around the NHL October 30th, 2014

Mile High Hockey (A.J. Haefele) — Jack Eichel apparently has a lot in common with a lava lamp. ack Eichel moves around the ice like a lava lamp. The Boston University freshman makes hockey -- dangerous and difficult -- look...
  • 2 days ago
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Patrick Roy describes the Xs and Os behind the Avalanche's problems

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Nick Groke) — The Colorado Avalanche have just two victories in their first 10 games. And already, Patrick Roy is tired of talking about it. But he described the issues.
  • 2 days ago
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Colorado Avalanche: News From Around the NHL October 29th, 2014

Mile High Hockey (A.J. Haefele) — NHL great Gordie Howe suffered a significant stroke yesterday. Hockey Hall of Fame member Gordie Howe is resting after having a serious stroke Sunday in Texas, the Detroit News reported...
  • 3 days ago
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Peter Forsberg enjoying life in retirement

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Adrian Dater) — Forsberg going into Hockey Hall of Fame next month
  • 3 days ago
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Postgame: Sharks beat Avalanche 3-2 in a shootout; Colorado goes 2-4-4 first 10 games

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Mike Chambers) — The Colorado Avalanche gets a shootout-loss point in a 49-save effort from Semyon Varlamov.
  • 3 days ago
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Avs drop another; time to worry?

Mile High Hockey (Cheryl Bradley) — Fuck this shit. It sucks. I would love to be able to give you a first-person recap, but it's been a shit week of long hours with the clients, so you're stuck with me  plagiarizing from NHL.com ....
  • 3 days ago
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GDT: Avalanche vs Sharks 10/28/2014, Game 10

Mile High Hockey (earl06) — Good evening ladies and gentlemen! Your Colorado Avalanche take on the Sharks of San Jose tonight ot the Pepsi Center. Game time is 9:00pm in the ET, 7:00 lima and can be viewed on Altitude and...
  • 3 days ago
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Playing Possessed: Comparing player usage with possession through 9 games

Mile High Hockey (SteveHouse) — We're about a ninth of the way through the season. Let's take an early look at some numbers. No, nine games isn't much of a sample. I can't find a fuck to give. These are interesting to look at...
  • 3 days ago
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Avs NCAA and CHL Prospects Weekly Update

Mile High Hockey (Angélique C. Murray) — News and notes on Colorado Avalanche prospects playing in the NCAA and CHL. After opening the regular season with a home sweep of RPI, the Denver Pioneers headed out on the road to begin NCHC...
  • 3 days ago
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The Waiver Wire

Mile High Hockey (ProfessorOak) — Nazem Kadri is overconfident while That 70's Line continues to click. Welcome back to another week of The Waiver Wire!  I don't know about many of you, but my team may be the worst performing...
  • 3 days ago
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Game 10 Preview: Sharks at Avalanche

Mile High Hockey (Andi D.) — The Avs head back to Denver for the first of a two game homestand hoping to get their season back on track. So... let's talk about the Sharks .  In case you missed it,  this is the boxscore for...
  • 4 days ago
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Brothers Jamie and Tye McGinn part of three-prong hockey family from Fergus, Ontario

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Mike Chambers) — The Colorado Avalanche and left wing Jamie McGinn plays the San Jose Sharks and left wing Tye McGinn on Tuesday at the Pepsi Center.
  • 4 days ago
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