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Follow @RickS7 !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0],p=/^http:/.test(d.location)?'http':'https';if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);;js.src=p+'://';fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document, 'script', 'twitter-wjs'); The Avalanche will be without right wing Alex Tanguay "for a minimum of two weeks" because of the kn...

Avs’ Alex Tanguay injured knee, didn’t return Saturday

The Colorado Avalanche have been red-hot as of late and the talk has been focused on Nathan MacKinnon or Matt Duchene. So its not surprising at all that Alex Tanguay‘s great play has been slipping under the radar, but that may change now that he is injured. The Avalanche announced during the game via their Twitter feed that the 33 year old winger would not return to last Saturday’s...

Colorado Avalanche top NHL power rankings

Nothing could stop the Colorado Avalanche from crushing their competitions. They plowed ahead despite injuries and the unfortunate arrest of goaltender Semyon Varlamov after his alleged incident of domestic violence.By winning 12 of their first 13 games, they went a long way toward securing a playoff before the season’s first quarter. As the Denver Post noted, merely playing .500...

Did Colorado trade Downie because of Landeskog incident?

There might be more to last week’s Steve Downie-for-Max Talbot trade than meets the eye. In an interview with Sportsnet’s FAN 960 Calgary, CBC’s Elliotte Friedman reports that Colorado might’ve dumped Downie because of a preseason incident with team captain Gabriel Landeskog. “Obviously, people thought it was a weird trade,” Friedman explained. “You rarely see a first...

David Liffiton Released By Farjestad After Unsuccessful Tryout by   Steven Ellis

Swedish team Färjestad have released former NHL prospect David Liffiton after an unsuccessful tryout contract. Signing an entry level contract with the Rangers on July 29, 2004, Liffiton  began his professional career with Rangers ECHL affiliate, the Charlotte Checkers, before moving up to American Hockey League affiliate, the Hartford Wolf Pack for the majority of the 2004–05 season...

NHL Power Rankings: Week 4

1. Colorado Avalanche (12-1-0, 24 Points) Last Week: 1 The Avalanche are just four wins shy of tying their total from the 2012-13 lockout shortened season. Not too shabby of a turn around by Roy and company. Of course this week wasn’t exactly filled with rainbows and lollipops for the organization. They had to deal with the disturbing arrest of Varlamov, but even that didn’t...

Early Coach Of The Year

I don't think that Patrick Roy is a particularly good technical coach.  Most other NHL coaches can strategize and match lines better than he can.  That doesn't mean that he hasn't been a successful coach so far this season.  He has created the positive atmosphere in Colorado where the team is exceeding expectations.  The Colorado Avalanche have an outstanding and...

NHL Short Notes

AVALANCHE CONTINUE TO ROLL Nathan MacKinnon, the No. 1 overall pick in the 2013 NHL Draft, scored his first career game-winning goal to lead the Avalanche to their sixth consecutive victory and League-leading 12th win of the season. According to the Elias Sports Bureau, Colorado (12-1-0) is the fifth team in NHL history to begin a season by winning 12 of its first 13 games: 2013...

The weekly NHL Index

Welcome back to another edition of the NHL Index. Below you'll find some of the biggest stories, hottest teams and best goals from the past week.  Biggest story of the week Semyon Varlamov was the talk of the NHL this week and not for his solid play so far this season.  The Colorado Avalanche goaltender was arrested on domestic violence charges early in the week. ...
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