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The Post's NHL reporter answers your questions in Adrian Dater's Avs Mailbag. In this installment, Adrian Dater takes six questions, including wondering if Ryan O'Reilly is the new Chris Drury in Colorado.
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Of all the things that went wrong during the 2010-11 season for the Colorado Avalanche, the loss of accountability was definitely the biggest.
Even though the Avs are off to a 6-2 start to the season, there has been one player that has been missing from the action and his name is Matt Duchene.
However, Duchene is taking responsibility for his actions or lack thereof to start...
If Peter Mueller is out long-term, which is a possibility right now with his concussion symptoms, the Colorado Avalanche might have to make a trade. And one guy they could target is Calgary Flames forward Rene Bourque, the Denver Post's Adrian Dater writes.The HockeyFanLand Insight: René Bourque would no doubt be a great addition to the Colorado Avalanche's top-six forwards...
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Looks like we’re back to the “indefinite” category with Peter Mueller. The team hasn’t classified the left winger that way, but the longer he keeps staying away from the team with a “head” injury, the more we can safely put him in that unfortunate box.
This is going to catch up with the team. Maybe it hasn’t yet, maybe it won’t tonight in Calgary, but it’s going...
Avalanche defenseman Shane O'Brien on Monday was overheard saying something to the effect that within five years, Colorado rookie left winger Gabriel Landeskog could be the best player in the NHL.
Going to keep this one brief, since I wasn’t actually in Calgary tonight to chronicle our fair haired lads. But a few things:
- Joe Sacco’s coaching decisions were a bit odd tonight. Can I get an amen on that?
First off, despite three full days of rest, he does not play his No. 1 goalie, Semyon Varlamov, instead going with J.S. Giguere. Nothing at all against the good and honorable...
Off to an unbeaten start on the road, the Colorado Avalanche now face an opponent that has been almost equally adept at defeating them in recent matchups.
The Calgary Flames look to add to their recent mastery of Colorado and avoid a season-high third straight defeat Wednesday night at the Saddledome.
Colorado (6-2-0) extended a team record by improving to 6-0-0 on the road Saturday...
The Colorado Avalanche are coming to town tonight and are looking to keep their unbeaten road streak going. Though the Avs have lost both of their two home games, they remain unbeaten (6-0-0) on the road this season. This is in stark contrast to the Flames who have only won 2 games so far and [...]
Fan Mail: In this week's installment, Avalanche defenseman Kyle Quincey talks about self-confidence, the promise of Gabriel Landeskog and how the NHL's dealt with tragedies.
Matt Duchene is off the fourth line.
The Avalanche's young center, demoted to the fourth line for Saturday's game against Chicago, skated with new linemates at practice this morning —
Matt Duchene is off the fourth line. The Avalanche's young center, demoted to the fourth line for Saturday's game against Chicago, skated with new linemates at practice this morning.
For a few days this summer, Shane O'Brien was a trendy — perhaps even trending — topic in Calgary.
The best road start in franchise history has helped make the Colorado Avalanche the surprise front-runners in the Northwest Division.