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Brett Anderson dominant as the Rockies beat the Pirates

Denver Post (Nick Groke The Denver Post) — Brett Anderson walked away prematurely in the seventh inning but only after a second consecutive dominant performance against the Pirates, this one pacing a runaway 8-1 Rockies victory.
  • 2 days ago

Ryan O'Reilly contract discussion on new "Hockey Talk" podcast

Denver Post (Adrian Dater, All Things Avalanche) — Ryan O'Reilly skates before the Avalanche's game against the Edmonton Oilers on Dec. 19.
  • 3 days ago

Former Avalanche D Andre Benoit taking his talents to Buffalo

Denver Post (Mike Chambers, All Things Avalanche) — In his first and only season with the Avalanche, the affable Andre Benoit played in 79-of-82 regular season games and all seven in the playoffs.
  • 3 days ago

Former Avalanche player Cory Sarich seriously injured in bike accident

Denver Post (Adrian Dater The Denver Post) — Sarich, 35, has spent parts of 15 seasons in the NHL and has played 969 career games - the majority with the Calgary Flames and Tampa Bay Lightning.
  • 4 days ago
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Avs Join NHL in Donating Over 400 "Bags of Fun"

NHL.com The Colorado Avalanche and the National Hockey League joined together on Tuesday morning at the NHL Exchange to deliver a product donation to the Gabby Krause Foundation as part of the NHL Legacy...
  • 4 days ago

Ryan O'Reilly signs two-year contract with Avs. Are happy days here again?

Denver Post (Adrian Dater, All Things Avalanche) — Ryan O'Reilly skates in a game against Calgary. John Leyba, The Denver PostMiracles never cease, eh?
  • 4 days ago
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Avalanche Signs Ryan O'Reilly

NHL.com The Colorado Avalanche announced today that the team has signed forward Ryan O'Reilly to a two-year contract through the 2015-16 season, avoiding arbitration."We are pleased to have Ryan under...
  • 4 days ago
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Ryan O'Reilly, Avalanche agree to two-year, $12 million contract

Denver Post (Adrian Dater The Denver Post) — Striking a last-minute deal to avoid arbitration, the Avalanche and left wing Ryan O'Reilly agreed Wednesday morning to a two-year, $12 million contract, the team confirmed.
  • 4 days ago
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Avs To Play in Seven National TV Games in 2014-15

NHL.com The Colorado Avalanche will play in seven nationally televised games in the U.S. next season after NBC Sports Group announced earlier today its broadcast schedule for the 2014-15 campaign.Colorado...
  • 5 days ago

Avs Announce Affiliation With ECHL's Komets

NHL.com Fort Wayne, Ind. -- The Fort Wayne Komets of the ECHL announced Tuesday that they have entered into an affiliation agreement for 2014-15 with the National Hockey League's Colorado Avalanche and...
  • 5 days ago
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Greg Henderson ready to etch name with list of CU's four-year starters

Denver Post (Tom Kensler The Denver Post) — Although Colorado cornerback Greg Henderson had become a full-time starter as a true freshman in 2011, his head was spinning as he tried to survive week to week against Pac-12 offenses.
  • 6 days ago
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Ryan O'Reilly seeks 1 year, $6.75 million in arbitration case with Avs

Denver Post (Adrian Dater The Denver Post) — Ryan O'Reilly will seek $6.75 million on his next contract with the Avalanche, a $250,000 raise from what he earned this past season.
  • 6 days ago
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Ryan O'Reilly, Avs preparing for Wednesday arbitration date

Denver Post (Adrian Dater, All Things Avalanche) — Wednesday in some office room in Toronto, the Avalanche will face off against Ryan O'Reilly, pun intended.
  • 9 days ago
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Avs Mailbag: Paul Stastny takes the big bucks, Avalanche upgrade in free agency

Denver Post (Adrian Dater The Denver Post) — Denver Post NHL reporter Adrian Dater responds to your questions in the Avs Mailbag. In this installment, Adrian takes seven Q's, including one about Paul Stastny taking the big bucks.
  • 12 days ago
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NHL analyst Dave Reid: Avalanche got better with offseason moves

Denver Post (Adrian Dater The Denver Post) — Dave Reid could be accused of being a bit biased, having played with Joe Sakic and Patrick Roy.
  • 15 days ago
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Ryan O Reilly-Avs arbitration: what it really means

Denver Post (Adrian Dater, All Things Avalanche) — Ryan O Reilly practices Ashtanga Vinyasa yoga at the Samadhi Center for Yoga in Denver, CO October 29, 2013.
  • 17 days ago
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Avs prospect Chris Bigras still hoping to make NHL leap

Denver Post (Adrian Dater The Denver Post) — Chris Bigras' NHL career, once thought to be on the fast track, now is more likely to progress at a more conventional pace.
  • 17 days ago
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Ryan O'Reilly, Avs likely headed to arbitration after talks falter

Denver Post (Adrian Dater The Denver Post) — Negotiations toward a new, long-term contract between the Avalanche and left wing Ryan O'Reilly proved fruitless, so the parties are headed to arbitration on July 23, an NHL source said.
  • 17 days ago
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DU's Will Butcher takes part in Avs development camp, looks ahead

Denver Post (Mike Chambers The Denver Post) — Unlike most prospects attending the Avalanche's development camp this week, Will Butcher is in no hurry to sign a contract and join the big club.
  • 18 days ago
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Former DU recruit Landon Smith takes part in Avalanche prospects camp

Denver Post (Mike Chambers The Denver Post) — The young men with NCAA ties participating in the Avalanche's prospects camp this week must pay their own travel costs to keep their college eligibility.
  • 19 days ago
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Blog Articles

Open Thread: MHH Week in Review 7/26/14

Mile High Hockey (earl06) — Let's see, anything happen this week? - Ryan O'Reilly and the Avs avoided the pain and discomfort of an arbitration hearing minutes before the start on Wednesday morning. Yesss! - Former Avs...
  • 1 day 19 hr ago

Kieran Millan retires

Mile High Hockey (Cheryl Bradley) — The 24-year-old goaltender hangs up the skates to work the other side of the hockey business. Kieran Millan announced today on Twitter that he's hanging 'em up and moving into the business side...
  • 2 days ago

MHH Meet Up: 2001 Stanley Cup Finals, Game 7

Mile High Hockey (Cheryl Bradley) — Didn't get a chance to see it in Denver? Too young to have seen it on TV? Just want to relive it in the company of other Avs fans? Here's your chance The off-season is tough for lots of hockey...
  • 2 days ago
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Colorado Avalanche: News from around the NHL July 25th, 2014

Mile High Hockey (Sandie Gauthier) — More information has come out about Sarich. He had to be airlifted to a hospital, and the injuries are severe . Wishing him a speedy recovery! A veteran NHL defenseman remains in a Calgary...
  • 2 days ago
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Former Avalanche D Andre Benoit taking his talents to Buffalo

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Mike Chambers) — In his first and only season with the Avalanche, the affable Andre Benoit played in 79-of-82 regular season games and all seven in the playoffs. The 5-foot-11 defenseman amassed career-highs in...
  • 3 days ago
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Weekly Watercooler: Pigs Fly, O'Reilly & Avs Complete Contract

Mile High Hockey (A.J. Haefele) — Cole and AJ chat about the Ryan O'Reilly Saga's temporary resolution and a few other tidbits from around the league. Cole and I sat down Wednesday afternoon to discuss the big events that...
  • 3 days ago
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Colorado Avalanche: News from around the NHL July 24th, 2014

Mile High Hockey (Sandie Gauthier) — Cory Sarich is in the hospital after being struck by a motor vehicle while he was training . His injuries are not considered life-threatening. The timeline for his recovery and return to the...
  • 3 days ago
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Former Avs D Cory Sarich struck by car, intends to resume NHL career

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Mike Chambers) — The Avalanche released the following on behalf of Cory Sarich's agent Wednesday. Veteran NHL defenceman Cory Sarich was injured in a cycling accident while training in Invermere, BC, on the...
  • 4 days ago
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Former Av Cory Sarich involved in accident

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Adrian Dater) — From the Twitter page of former Avs defenseman Cory Sarich a little while ago: Tks to everyone for their support in regards to my accident yesterday. I am blessed to be here and will most likely...
  • 4 days ago
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What does Barrie get?

Mile High Hockey (Cheryl Bradley) — Prediction time! Now that O'Reilly is signed, you know the Avs are focused on locking down Tyson Barrie. Tyson is coming off as big of a breakout year as a young puck-moving defenseman can. Sent...
  • 4 days ago
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O'Reilly signs last minute deal with the Avs

Mile High Hockey (Cheryl Bradley) — In a shocker to most Avs fans, the Avs and O'Reilly come to terms prior to arbitration. From the Avs' press release: The Colorado Avalanche announced today that the team has signed forward Ryan...
  • 4 days ago
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9(0) Thoughts: Arbitration Day

Mile High Hockey (Cheryl Bradley) — Rumblings of the brain that needed to be revised less than I expected after seeing the news about the deal. NOTE: I was clearly wrong in here about stuff, cuz you know, contract signed, but much...
  • 4 days ago
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Colorado Avalanche: News from around the NHL July 23rd, 2014

Mile High Hockey (Sandie Gauthier) — Leafs hire a new assistant gm . On Tuesday, the Maple Leafs fired a pair of Nonis’s assistant general managers, Dave Poulin and Claude Loiselle, and hired 28-year-old Kyle Dubas for the...
  • 4 days ago
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Are the Avs really being cheap? Some facts to consider before concluding that...

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Adrian Dater) — Avalanche fans might grumble, but the team is spending to the NHL's salary cap
  • 5 days ago

Avalanche's Elliott, Stollery and Hishon offer improved depth

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Mike Chambers) — International lacrosse and drag racing have consumed me the last week or so, and we haven't seen an "official" announcement from the Avalanche, but CapGeek.com has one-year, two-way extensions for...
  • 5 days ago

Colorado Avalanche: News from around the NHL July 22nd, 2014

Mile High Hockey (Sandie Gauthier) — You know it's late July-early August when there isn't much hockey news to be found... when the "biggest" story is the end of Ovie's engagement ... is it October yet?! Do you love the...
  • 5 days ago
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Rocky Mountain Extreme: what was supposed to be the Avalanche's original team name

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Adrian Dater) — Hats off to Icethetics.com, a site devoted to strange sports logos, most of which never happened. What almost happened: the Avalanche were supposed to have been named the Rocky Mountain Extreme....
  • 6 days ago

Avalanche fans grumbling more about Ryan O’Reilly saga

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Adrian Dater) — I’m getting more and more of these kinds of emails, just so Avalanche management knows: Adrian: I am a beyond huge Avs fan, and enjoy your articles on the team. This ongoing war (and sadly,...
  • 6 days ago
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