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Holden’s game-winner lifts the Avs over Panthers

Nick Holden provided the game-winning goal in the third period as the Colorado Avalanche beat the Florida Panthers 4-2 on Friday night in Sunrise, FL. The Panthers (20-13-9) registered a 4-3 overtime win over the Avalanche (19-17-9) in the only other meeting between the two clubs this season on Oct. 21 in Denver. The Avalanche improved to 1-1-1 on their current five-game road trip...
Via Mile High Sports
January 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Holden's goal in 3rd period gives Avs lead over Panthers for good

  Nick Holden scored the go-ahead goal in the third period to lift the Colorado Avalanche over the Florida Panthers 4-2 on Thursday night. Tyson Barrie had a goal and an assist, and Gabriel Landeskog and Jarome Iginla also scored for Colorado. Semyon Varlamov made 30 saves for the Avalanche, who won for the first time in three games. Aaron Ekblad and Aleksander Barkov scored for...
Via Associated Press
January 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Holden moving to offense due to poor play and injuries

Colorado Avalanche coach Patrick Roy announced on Wednesday that he will be moving Nick Holden up from defense to forward. The Avs still have nine players sidelined with injuries, forcing coach Roy to get creative with his lineup. “It’s not an easy stretch for him right now,” coach Roy said. “He did not have the start we were expecting and with the situation with our forwards...
Via Mile High Sports
December 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Colorado signs veteran Iginla, extends Holden

With two-way center Paul Stastny leaving town at the scent of more money in his former hometown of St. Louis, the Colorado Avalanche seemed to have lost some key offensive output and veteran presence on the top-six. That vacancy was quickly filled however as the Avalanche have signed former Calgary Flames captain Jarome Iginla to a three-year deal, according to Bob McKenzie of TSN...
Via Mile High Sports
July 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Colorado Extends Holden by   Colin Fitts

Defenseman Nick Holden has re-signed with the Colorado Avalanche through 2017-18. His contract breakdown is $1.5 million the 1st year; $1.65 million the 2nd; and $1.8 million the 3rd. The undrafted 6’4″, 207lbs defender was signed by the Columbus Blue Jackets in 2008 and played the majority of his career in the AHL. It was not until Colorado signed Holden [...]
Via The Hockey House
July 01, 2014  |  Discuss

(Video) Nick Holden's controversial goal - Game 7 Wild vs. AV's

This goal by the Colorado Avalanche's Nick Holden shouldn't have counted. Minnesota Wild goalie Darcy Kuemper is clearly interfered with. Again, incidental contact (inhibiting a goalie from making a save) is not reviewable. It's a ref's judgment— Michael Russo (@Russostrib) May 1, 2014Hey it's only the season on the line. No reason at all to have video review on an interference...
Via Goon's World
April 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Lightning falter in third period in loss to Avalanche

DENVER (AP) -- Nick Holden scored two goals, Ryan O'Reilly had a goal and an assist and the Colorado Avalanche rallied to beat the Tampa Bay Lightning 6-3 on Sunday night. Semyon Varlamov stopped 31 shots and Erik Johnson and Tyson Barrie also scored for the Avalanche, who have won two straight. Johnson scored the go-ahead goal at 16:05 of the third when he pinched in to steal the...
Via Fox Sports Florida
March 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Holden scores twice to lift Avalanche over Predators

The Colorado Avalanche and goalie Semyon Varlamov are playing so well this season that they're even winning in Music City. Nick Holden scored two goals and had an assist and the Avalanche held off the Nashville Predators 5-4 Saturday night for their fourth straight victory. Jan Hejda, Gabriel Landeskog and Matt Duchene each scored a goal for Colorado, which is 8-1-1 over its past...
Via Associated Press
January 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Holden scores twice, Avalanche beat Predators 5-4

Nick Holden scored two goals and had an assist and the Colorado Avalanche held off the Nashville Predators 5-4 Saturday night for their fourth straight victory. Jan Hejda, Gabriel Landeskog and Matt Duchene each scored a goal for Colorado, which is 8-1-1 over its past 10 games. The Avalanche earned their first win in Nashville since Jan. 6, 2009, ending a 0-6-1 skid. Goalie Semyon...
Via Associated Press
January 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Cousin of Avalanche’s Nick Holden holds up sign about how the two use to bathe together (pic)

Awk—–ward. That’s about the only word that can be used to explain the above sign that Colorado Avalanche defenseman Nick Holden was greeted with as his team faced the Edmonton Oilers on Thursday night at Rexall Place. Holden has only had a few short stints on NHL rosters during his young career (five games in […]The post Cousin of Avalanche’s Nick Holden holds up sign about...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
December 06, 2013  |  Discuss

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