Found September 23, 2013 on HockeyBuzz:
PLAYERS: Mark Olver
TEAMS: Colorado Avalanche
The Avalanche reduced its training camp roster to 30 players Monday by assigning seven players to the Lake Erie Monsters of the American Hockey League. Forward Mark Olver, who will have to clear waivers, was among those assigned to the Cleveland-based team. Olver, 25, had four goals, two assists and six penalty minutes in 32 games with the Avalanche last season and played much bigger than...

Rick Sadowski: Bigras returned to OHL; MacKinnon to play Thursday in Dallas

The most significant news from the Avalanche's morning skate today: highly-regarded defenseman Chris Bigras was reassigned to his junior team, Owen Sound in the Ontario Hockey League, and first-round draft pick Nathan MacKinnon is expected to play Thursday in Dallas and Saturday in Las Vegas against Los Angeles. MacKinnon has been nursing a hip flexor injury. Bigras, 18,...

Avalanche Add Veteran Cliche To AHL Depth by   Steven Ellis

The Colorado Avalanche have claimed Marc-Andre Cliche off waivers from the LA Kings. Cliche posted 10 goals, 10 assists and 46 penalty minutes in 57 games last season with the AHL’s Manchester Monarchs. Minus one game with the Kings  during the 2009-10 campaign, Cliche has spent all six years of his professional career with Manchester.  Cliche was drafted in the [...]

Rick Sadowski: Giguere struggles; Avalanche comeback falls short

Well, this sure wasn't the way Colorado Avalanche goalie Jean-Sebastien Giguere wanted his preseason debut to go Tuesday night at the Pepsi Center. After facing one shot in the first period of the Avalanche's eventual 5-3 loss to the Dallas Stars, Giguere was pulled at 9:44 of the second period after allowing four goals on nine additional shots. The Stars scored their...

Avs embracing demeanor of coach Patrick Roy

Patrick Roy's fiery personality is already rubbing off on the Colorado Avalanche. Just the other day in a scrimmage, captain Gabriel Landeskog mixed it up along the boards with Steve Downie. That feistiness is precisely what the new coach wants to see from a team that's missed the playoffs three straight seasons. ''You need to come with a different attitude,'...

Bill Meltzer: Stars Preseason Gameday: 9/24/13 @ Colorado

PREVIEW 11:00 PM CDT (9/23/13) The Stars head to the Mile High City on Tuesday to take on the Colorado Avalanche in preseason action. Game time is 8 p.m. CDT. Dallas enters this game with a 2-0-2 mark in the preseason. They are coming off an overtime loss to St. Louis that saw the Stars leave themselves shorthanded seven times and unable to close out a game they led in the third period....

Rick Sadowski: Avalanche lineup vs. Dallas tonight

This is the Avalanche lineup for tonight's game against the Dallas Stars at the Pepsi Center (note that Marc-Andre Cliche is playing right wing on Paul Stastny's line, but he also helped kill a first-period penalty): Ryan O'Reilly-Matt Duchene-Steve Downie Gabriel Landeskog-Paul Stastny-Marc-Andre Cliche Guillaume Desbiens-John Mitchell-PA Parenteau Cody McLeod...
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