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Columbus Blue Jackets
DENVER -- Matt Duchene scored twice and set up another goal, Semyon Varlamov had 33 saves for his ninth career shutout and the Colorado Avalanche beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 4-0 on Thursday night. P.A. Parenteau had a goal and an assist and John Mitchell also scored for the Avalanche. Milan Hejduk added two assists.Sergei Bobrovsky stopped 24 shots for the Blue Jackets, who have dropped two straight. Colorado wasted no time in jumping in front. Parenteau took advantage of a Blue Jackets' line change when he took a cross-ice pass from Duchene and beat Bobrovsky with a wrist shot 51 seconds into the game. The Avalanche made it 2-0 later in the period when Duchene, double shifting on the third line, knocked in Hejduk's rebound with 7:35 left in the first frame. The Blue Jackets had a few chances in the second to get on the board but Varlamov was solid. His best save came late in the period when he stretched out with the left pad to deny Nick Foligno on a close-in sho...
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The Colorado Avalanche had high hopes for Steve Downie this season. He added grit, energy and a bit of skill after arriving from Tampa Bay last season.He scored 13 points (two goals, 11 assists) and posted a plus-9 rating in his first 20 games with his new team. Back in 2009-10, he scored 22 goals and added 24 assists in 79 games for the Lightning.
He also earned, ahem, 208 penalty...
Meet Matt Duchene of the Colorado Avalanche. Last night the Avalanche beat the LA Kings 3-1, and Duchene was on the bad end of a hockey puck to the chin. Drew Doughty of the Kings wound up for a slap shot in the third period and smacked it right into Duchene's chin. You can see what the result was above. 19 stitches and an ugly looking grill. The crazy part is that...
While there has been no progress in talks with the Colorado Avalanche, unsigned restricted free agent Ryan O’Reilly has terminated his contract with Metallurg Magnitogork of the Kontinental Hockey League.
The pressure is on for the Colorado Avalanche to finally sign their young star before he signs a new deal in the KHL or in a different country entirely.
Colorado Avalanche forward Ryan O'Reilly has left the Metallurg Magnitogorsk after reaching an agreement with the Kontinental Hockey League team to terminate his contract, according to an rsport.ru report. The Magnitogorsk released O'Reilly, an NHL restricted free agent, because they thought he'd return to North America soon after the KHL signing window closed Jan....
Colorado Avalanche forward Steve Downie will have surgery to repair a torn anterior-cruiciate ligament in his right knee and will miss the rest of the season, the team announced Wednesday. Downie was injured in the second period of Tuesday's 3-1 win over the Los Angeles Kings. Downie, 25, had one assist in two games this season. Hehad two goals and 11 assists for Colorado...
“Look away, I’m hideous.”
The Colorado Avalanche signed center John Mitchell this offseason for his grit and toughness, and after looking at that picture of Mitchell there, he must have those two qualities in spades. On Thursday night against the Columbus Blue Jackets, and on only his second shift of the game, Mitchell took a shot to the forehead off the stick of Adrian Aucoin...
Its the fastest league in the world, and the best. So it stands to reason if a player in the NHL takes anything for granted on the ice, bad things happen. Passes get picked off, opponents go blowing by you, or the puck goes in top shelf, blocker side. Theres an absolute premium in this league on staying razor-sharp with your focus and always trying to anticipate what could happen...
Lake Erie Monsters at 7pm
This game will be on the main cable channel in Cleveland and Youngstown areas only.It will also be on FSCincinnati on Direct TV, Dish & AT&TAT&T alternate channel: 692 SD1692 HD
Blue Jackets at 9pm Blue Jackets Live pregame at 8:30pm
This game will be on the main cable channel in all Blue Jackets viewing areas outside Cleveland and Youngstown...
As the Avalanche get ready to face off with the Columbus Blue Jackets, they will do so without the services of one player and the possible return of another.
Yesterday news came out that the Avs have lost third line right wing Steve Downie for the season with an ACL tear. Downie will have surgery and will miss the rest of the season. Brad Malone has been called up from the Lake Erie Monsters...
Steve Downie torn ACL, out for season. Brad Malone called up
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