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NHL suspends Wilds’ Matt Cooke seven games for kneeing

Minnesota Wild forward Matt Cooke has been suspended seven games for kneeing Colorado Avalanche defenseman Tyson Barrie. If the suspension is not fully served during the 2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs, the remaining games will be served at the beginning of the 2014-15 regular season. Cooke was assessed a minor penalty for kneeing in the second period of the Wild’s First Round Stanley...
Via Sports-Glory
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Avs’ Tyson Barrie out 4-6 weeks after knee-on-knee collision with Matt Cooke

Colorado Avalanche defenseman Tyson Barrie suffered a knee injury in the second period of Game 3 of their Western Conference First Round series against the Minnesota Wild at Xcel Energy Center on Monday night. Barrie and Wild Forward Matt Cooke made knee-to-knee contact in Colorado’s defensive zone.  Barrie skated slowly to the bench and immediately headed to the locker room...
Via Sports-Glory
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Colorado Avalanche First Line Puts On Passing Clinic Before Goal (Video)

The Colorado Avalanche’s first line connected in the most impressive fashion Saturday night in the team’s 4-2 win over the Minnesota Wild. The line of Paul Stastny centering Gabriel Landeskog and Nathan MacKinnon combined for all four goals and six assists on Saturday, no doubt as a result of some serious chemistry. The Avs’ third goal of the game was a thing of beauty. All...
Via NESN.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Avs double up Wild, 4-2

DENVER (AP) -- Gabriel Landeskog scored twice and Semyon Varlamov stopped 30 shots, lifting the Colorado Avalanche to a 4-2 victory over the Minnesota Wild on Saturday night and a 2-0 series lead. The Wild were unable to contain the quickness of teenager Nathan MacKinnon, who had a goal and three assists. Stastny, the star of Game 1, also had a goal and three assists. His empty-netter...
Via Fox Sports North
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Paul Stastny ties game, then scores in OT to lift Avs over Wild

With 3:01 remaining Patrick Roy pulled Semyon Varlamov and the Colorado Avalanche tied the Minnesota Wild 4-4 with 13.4 seconds left in the third period. Paul Stastny scored 7:27 into overtime after tying the game, lifting the Avalanche to a 5-4 victory over the Wild in Game 1 of the Western Conference quarterfinals Thursday night. “That overtime one, all five guys end up touching...
Via Sports-Glory
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Patrick Roy calls David Backes ‘gutless’ for jumping Nathan MacKinnon

The Colorado Avalanche won their 50th game of the season Saturday with a dominating 4-0 win over the St. Louis Blues, who were visibly frustrated throughout the third period. David Backes, 6-foot-3, 221-pounds, went after 18-year-old Nathan MacKinnon after taking a clean hit from the rookie center. Backes dropped his stick and gloves and took MacKinnon to the ice, landing on top...
Via Sports-Glory
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Avalanche places Landeskog on injured reserve

Colorado Avalanche captain Gabriel Landeskog has missed the past three games with a head injury and will miss at least one more game on Saturday after the team placed him on the injured reserve list, NHL.com reported Friday. Landeskog, 19, is eligible to be activated for Monday's game, but it's unclear whether he'll be ready to return then. Landeskog's injury...
Via Pro Sports Daily
February 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Avalanche's Landeskog joins Djurgarden in Sweden

Colorado Avalanche captain Gabriel Landeskog says he is headed home to Sweden to play for second-division Djurgarden during the NHL lockout. Landeskog wrote on Twitter on Wednesday that he was ''excited to get back on the ice infront of family and friends.'' Stockholm-based Djurgarden says in a statement that it has reached a verbal agreement with Landeskog for...
Via AP on Fox
October 03, 2012  |  Discuss

Avalanche send message with Landeskog captaincy

Denver, CO. The Colorado Avalanche have sent a clear message to Matt Duchene with the naming of Gabriel Landeskog to be the teams captain. At only 19 years old, Landeskog becomes the youngest captain in NHL history, just a bit younger than Sidney Crosby of the Pittsburgh Penguins. Milan Hejduk will continue as a leader assuming the assistant captains role, as this may be his last...
Via Denver Sports Chat
September 06, 2012  |  Discuss

Avalanche Make Landeskog Youngest Captain in NHL History

Colorado Avalanche coach Joe Sacco has named reigning Calder Trophy winner Gabriel Landeskog captain of the Avalanche and the youngest captain in NHL history. Landeskog supplants Sidney Crosby as youngest captain in NHL history by eleven days. Landeskog is 19 years, 286 days old. Last season, Landeskog led the team in both hits and goals as he won the Calder Memorial Trophy awarded...
Via The Mark Graham Sports Blog
September 04, 2012  |  Discuss
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