By Sarah Jamieson, Special to WFNY
Despite Mark Olver’s game-tying goal midway through the second period, the Lake Erie Monsters (1-2-0-0) were unable to score again against the Toronto Marlies (2-0-0-0) on Sunday afternoon, as The Marlies topped the Monsters 5-1 at Ricoh Coliseum in Toronto. The game concluded a three-games-in-three-nights run for the Monsters to open the season...
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...
The Colorado Avalanche finished rookie camp on Tuesday, giving the public a sneak peak at first pick Nathan MacKinnon in pro action. Besides for a “love tap” to the face, all went well for MacKinnon. The veterans will now get a chance to share some love with the rookies as training camp is set to start Thursday morning at the Family Sports Center in Centennial, Colo. and...
Many NHL players have been able to skate to the bench and laugh about their “welcome to the NHL” moment, but Blues forward Vladimir Tarasenko wasn’t laughing when he received his. On Wednesday night, Tarasenko was upended by Colorado’s Mark Olver during the third period of the Avalanche-Blues game. The hit was clean (some argue a tad late), but it sent the 21-year-old Russian...
In the first video, NHL Tonight says Tarasenko was blindsided by the hit.
In the 2nd video below, John Forslund and Brian Engblom with their call and opinion of the hit.
What do you think and there was no penalty on the play.
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What a hit by former Northern Michigan Wildcat and current Avalanche forward Mark Olver on Blues forward Vladimir Tarasenko. From the looks of it, it appears that Tarasenko is knocked a little woozy. There was no penalty called on the play.
Avalanche forward Mark Olver played in his 21st NHL game Wednesday night and scored his fourth career goal, and second this season in just three games. He is establishing himself as a responsible and effective two-way center.
Which is why he was upset after the Avs’ 4-1 victory over the L.A. Kings at the Pepsi Center. He lost four of his seven faceoffs, including one that ruined...
Canadian Press/John Ulan
EDMONTON – So what took the Avs so long to bring this Mark Olver kid up from the minors?
Seriously, not a bad way to make your season debut the way Olver did for the Avs tonight. A goal, assist, a couple of big hits – a fine debut indeed.
Olver posted nine points in 18 games last year, and drew good marks for his hustle and physical game. He’s definitely...
Gabriel Landeskog and Mark Olver each had a goal and an assist, and the Colorado Avalanche snapped a two-game skid with a 3-1 victory over the Edmonton Oilers on Friday night.
February 18, 2012
Mark Olver scored a goal and assisted on another in the Avs' 3-1 victory over the Edmonton Oilers at Rexall Place.