GABRIEL LANDESKOG RUMORS

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
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Avalanche top Blue Jackets 3-2 in OT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- Gabriel Landeskog scored twice, including a power-play goal at 4:27 of overtime to help the Colorado Avalanche extend their winning streak to four with a 3-2 victory over the Columbus Blue Jackets on Tuesday night. Rookie scoring leader Nathan MacKinnon, centering the top line with Matt Duchene expected to miss a month with a knee injury, assisted on both of...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Avalanche: Matt Duchene out roughly four weeks

The Colorado Avalanche announced Monday that forward Matt Duchene will miss roughly four weeks with a knee injury. Duchene suffered the injury on his first shift of Saturday’s 3-2 victory over the San Jose Sharks.  He collided with teammate Jamie McGinn in the San Jose zone and fell to the ice.  Duchene skated to the bench on his own but did not return to the game. He had...
Via Sports-Glory
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Landeskog lifts Avalanche to shootout win over Predators

Gabriel Landeskog scored two goals in regulation and then netted the winner in the shootout to lead the Colorado Avalanche to a 5-4 victory over the Nashville Predators on Tuesday night.
Via FOXSports.com
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Gabriel Landeskog Slams into Boards, Falls to Ice During Shootout Goal Celebration (Video)

Gabriel Landeskog‘s skills look to be in mid-season form, but unfortunately for the Avalanche captain’s pride, his celebrations are not yet up to par. Colorado’s annual Burgundy-White scrimmage, a preseason event that is open to fans, was capped off with a shootout on Sunday night. Landeskog took the ice and scored top shelf on goalie Kent Patterson. Showing patience and some...
Via NESN.com
September 16, 2013  |  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

"Landeskoging" a new craze in Colarado

"I didn't have any energy. Then when I scored I was just so relieved I fell to the ice." -- Gabriel LandeskogThat's what Avalanche rookie Gabriel Landeskog did on Monday when he scored the OT winner against the Anaheim Ducks. Since then, thanks to the Twitter world, Landeskoging has become a poular term.This was the initial tweet by Gabriel Landeskog that got...
Via Talk Hockey
March 17, 2012  |  Discuss
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