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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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Former Avalanche Steve Moore settles suit with Todd Bertuzzi

Denver Post (Mike Chambers The Denver Post) — Former Avalanche forward Steve Moore received an out-of-court settlement Tuesday in his civil suit against the Vancouver Canucks and Todd Bertuzzi.
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Steve Moore vs. Todd Bertuzzi civil case reportedly settled in Toronto

Denver Post (Mike Chambers, All Things Avalanche) — The civil case from Todd Bertuzzi's 2004 attack on Avalanche winger Steve Moore during a Vancouver-Colorado game has been settled about a month before it was scheduled to be heard in a Toronto
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Frei: Todd Helton happy to know his number's up on display at Coors Field

Denver Post (Terry Frei The Denver Post) — Three hours before the first game Sunday, I walked past the long lines of fans waiting for the Coors Field gates to open. Even on this day, I was stunned that so many of them - a majority, perhaps...
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Broncos backup QB Brock Osweiler stars in preseason rout of 49ers

Denver Post (Mike Klis The Denver Post) — Brock Osweiler is no longer just playing quarterback between the 20s. For the first time in his three years as Peyton Manning's understudy, Osweiler is finishing drives.
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Nathan MacKinnon true to life in "Mr. D" comedy skit

Denver Post (Mike Chambers, All Things Avalanche) — A reader emailed me a link to the following YouTube video and noted it had less than 1,000 views.
  • 4 days ago
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Avalanche to scrimmage at DU for Burgundy/White Game

Denver Post (Mike Chambers The Denver Post) — Magness Arena will host the Avalanche's annual Burgundy/White Game on Sept. 21, with the intrasquad scrimmage returning to the University of Denver for the first time since 2006.
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Burgundy/White Game Returns to DU

NHL.com The Colorado Avalanche Hockey Club announced today that the team will hold its annual Burgundy/White Game on Sunday, Sept. 21, at Magness Arena on the campus of the University of Denver. Puck...
  • 5 days ago
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30in30: Iginla in, Stastny out as Avalanche lineup changes

NHL.com After three seasons without making the Stanley Cup Playoffs, the Colorado Avalanche welcomed a new era in 2013-14 helmed by a pair of franchise legends. The results, with Patrick Roy and Joe Sakic...
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30in30: Defenseman Barrie emerging talent for Avalanche

NHL.com Which Tyson Barrie was the real deal last season? There was the player who struggled in the first month and was sent to the minors, and then the one who returned to finish with 13 goals, the most...
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30in30: 2014 pick Bleackley heads Avalanche top 10 prospects

NHL.com What are the odds center Conner Bleackley becomes the fifth draft pick in five years by the Colorado Avalanche to go straight to the NHL?As good and mature as Bleackley is as an 18-year-old, that...
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30in30: Top-six slots among five questions facing Avalanche

NHL.com The Colorado Avalanche improved from the second-worst record in the NHL to third best last season under first-year coach Patrick Roy, won the Central Division and earned a spot in the Stanley Cup...
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30in30: Avalanche view last season's surprise as springboard

NHL.com NHL.com continues its preview of the 2014-15 season, which will include in-depth looks at all 30 teams throughout August.Expectations are high for the Colorado Avalanche heading into 2014-15...
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Gabriel Landeskog: 2013-14 Season in Review

NHL.com With one season as the NHL's youngest captain under his belt, Gabriel Landeskog had his best pro campaign in 2013-14. Under new head coach Patrick Roy, Landeskog and the Avs had a marvelous...
  • 6 days ago
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Matt Duchene: 2013-14 Season in Review

NHL.com The 2013-14 season was a career year for center Matt Duchene. The Haliburton, Ontario native posted career highs in assists, points and game-winning goals for the resurgent Avalanche. And despite...
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Prospects Bigras, Butcher Off To Summer Camp

NHL.com Defensemen Chris Bigras and Will Butcher will be the elder statesmen this week as the two Colorado Avalanche prospects get set to participate in their respective countries' summer development...
  • 18 days ago
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Jessica Ghawi giveSPORTS Equipment Drive Aug. 23

NHL.com On behalf of Jessica Redfield Ghawi’s family and Kroenke Sports Charities, the third annual giveSPORTS equipment drive is returning to Pepsi Center on Saturday, Aug. 23, 7 a.m. to Noon in the...
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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.
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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.
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Blog Articles

Weekly Watercooler: August Really Sucks

Mile High Hockey (A.J. Haefele) — Cole and AJ sit down and realize how little there is to talk about during the summer doldrums of the NHL off-season. It's been a while since Cole and I really had a chance to sit down and talk...
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Denver Cutthroats Opt for Dormancy for 2014-15 Season

Mile High Hockey (A.J. Haefele) — Former Avs affiliate closes up shop for the season as it seeks new investors to hopefully return in 2015. The Denver Cutthroats and CHL have just announced that the team will opt for dormancy for...
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Greatest Moment of 2013-14 Round 2: MacK breaks ankles vs. Johnson saves the day

Mile High Hockey (Cheryl Bradley) — A couple of first overall picks go head-to-head with integral plays from the Avs' playoff run. Johnson Saves the Day (4) Patrick Roy made headlines last season with his penchant for pulling his...
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Revisiting MHH's 2013-14 Avalanche Season Analysis: Part 10 - Points & Playoffs Predictions

Mile High Hockey (Cheryl Bradley) — And we've come to the finish line where everyone made predictions that were laughably, incredibly wrong. Well, everyone except me. Final predictions: how many points will the Avs end the season...
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Colorado Avalanche: News from around the NHL August 20th, 2014

Mile High Hockey (Sandie Gauthier) — Defending Big D takes a look at the Avs. They, uhh, aren't huge fans... Final Thoughts The Colorado defense is still going to be a weak point. Completing the triumvirate of "late-30's ...
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Moore-Redacted Settle Out of Court

Mile High Hockey (Mike @ MHH) — The two parities avoided a public shaming of the NHL with an out-of-court settlement. With the court date just over two weeks away, several sources are reporting that Steve Moore has reached a...
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Greatest Moment of 2013-14 Round 2: Tic Tac Toe vs. Roy rocks the partition

Mile High Hockey (Cheryl Bradley) — Which do you prefer: pretty plays or raw rage? SoS, MacK & Landy Play Tic Tac Toe (1) Chemistry was a huge part of the Avalanche's success last season. The forwards especially found a way to...
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Steve Moore vs. Todd Bertuzzi civil case reportedly settled in Toronto

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Mike Chambers) — The civil case from Todd Bertuzzi's 2004 attack on Avalanche winger Steve Moore during a Vancouver-Colorado game has been settled about a month before it was scheduled to be heard in a Toronto...
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Colorado Avalanche: News from around the NHL August 19th, 2014

Mile High Hockey (Sandie Gauthier) — Karlsson is not worried about the Senators making the wrong choice when it comes to picking a Captain. Erik Karlsson says he'd be glad to take on the added responsibility that comes with...
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Revisiting MHH's 2013-14 Avalanche Season Analysis: Part 9 - Individual Performance Predictions

Mile High Hockey (Cheryl Bradley) — And we've finally made it to the nitty gritty, hard numbers predictions. We were all over the board on this. Let's talk numbers. Who's going to be the leading scorer? Who's going to scrape the...
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Greatest Moment of the 2013-14 Avalanche Season: Round 2

Mile High Hockey (Cheryl Bradley) — Many people complained last week that the choices were too hard. Hate to break it to you, but it's only getting worse in Round 2. Here's where we ended up. Round 2 voting begins tomorrow with one...
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Colorado Avalanche: News from around the NHL August 18th, 2014

Mile High Hockey (Sandie Gauthier) — Crosby says his wrist is doing well . Pittsburgh Penguins star centre Sidney Crosby's right wrist appears to be on the road to recovery. The reigning National Hockey League MVP said Friday...
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Nathan MacKinnon true to life in "Mr. D" comedy skit

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Mike Chambers) — A reader emailed me a link to the following YouTube video and noted it had less than 1,000 views. Hilarious. It was obviously made at least a year ago, but published April 9, 2014. It's certainly...
  • 4 days ago
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Open Thread: MHH Week in Review 8/16/14

Mile High Hockey (earl06) — August is half over, so we got that going for us. Which is nice. Things on the MHH radar this week include: - Reports out of Colorado and elsewhere indicate Tyson Barrie still hasn't...
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DU gets Avalanche's Burgundy/White game; Kevin Hayes and Tyson Barrie contract situations

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Mike Chambers) — We're nearly a month shy of full-fledged NHL training camps, and Avalanche defenseman Tyson Barrie is still unsigned ... More on that below. Good to see the Avalanche return to DU's Magness Arena...
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Burgundy/White game details released

Mile High Hockey (Cheryl Bradley) — The annual intrasquad game returns to Denver for the 2014-2015 season. From the Avs' press release: The Colorado Avalanche Hockey Club announced today that the team will hold its annual...
  • 5 days ago
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Revisiting MHH's 2013-14 Avalanche Season Analysis: Part 8 - Varlamov

Mile High Hockey (Cheryl Bradley) — The goalie whisperer certainly did his thing with Varly. Who called it? We all know Semyon Varlamov has the raw talent to be an elite goaltender in the NHL. People have criticized his technique...
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Colorado Avalanche: News from around the NHL August 15th, 2014

Mile High Hockey (Sandie Gauthier) — A little itty bitty line, in the middle of a NHL.com "yay, Avs" article, made me sad. I really had hoped that Sarich would regain full health , but it appears that it may not be the case.  Get...
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Greatest Moment of 2013-14 Round 1: Foote’s retirement vs. Roy does the Dater face

Mile High Hockey (Cheryl Bradley) — The final match up for Round 1 pits two Avalanche greats against each other. Foote’s Retirement (8) We saw a lot of great moments with Adam Foote over the years, moments that didn't stop when...
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Greatest Moment of 2013-14 Round 1: The Avs do Imagine Dragons vs. MacK's first goal

Mile High Hockey (Cheryl Bradley) — The crazy thing about this match up is that a shirtless Landeskog singing to himself in a steamy bathroom mirror was seeded higher than Nathan MacKinnon's first NHL goal. The Avs do Imagine...
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