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Landeskog leads Avalanche to high-scoring win at Nashville

Five players combined for eight goals Tuesday night in a double-troubling game for goaltenders at Bridgestone Arena. The Avalanche's execution was poor at times, but the result was perfect. Colorado emerged victorious over Nashville 5-4 in a shootout. The likely playoff-bound Avs (45-21-6) got skilled goals from captain Gabe Landeskog (two), Cody McLeod and Nick Holden and managed...
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Avs' defensemen score four goals in win over Tampa Bay Lightning

It took a season, albeit a lockout-shortened one, for the Avalanche to get five goals from defensemen in 2012-13. It took 43 minutes to get one fewer than that total as the Avs' defensemen score four Sunday night. This is just one of the many reasons the Avs are almost certainly going to the playoffs this spring. On a night when not every forward line had it going, the Avs...
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March 03, 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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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December 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Avalanche to play longshots Guenin and Holden in NHL openers

Journeymen NHL defensemen Nate Guenin and Nick Holden were considered longshots to even make the Avalanche's opening-night roster. But first-year coach Patrick Roy said each will play during Colorado's first two games. Guenin will be paired with Tyson Barrie in Wednesday's season-opener against the Anaheim Ducks at the Pepsi Center and Holden will replace Guenin on Friday...
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October 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Video- Ryan O’Reilly With The Shorthanded, OT, Spin-o-rama Goal

from Mike Chambers of All Things Avs, I will soon take a picture of Ryan O’Reilly’s stick and post in this blog. Long story short: his specially made twigs have a hook at the toe, creating a gutter-like affect that helps him make spin-move shots. That’s partly why he was able to score his sensational OT goal tonight against the Los Angeles Kings to complete a 4-3 come...
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September 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Avalanche Sign Nick Holden To Two Year Deal by   Steven Ellis

The Colorado Avalanche Hockey Club announced today that the team has signed defenseman Nick Holden to a two-year deal. Holden played junior hockey for the Camrose Kodiaks and Sherwood Park Crusaders of the AJHL (junior A) and the Chilliwack Bruins of the WHL. Holden signed with the Blue Jackets as an undrafted free agent and spent two seasons playing for the American...
Via The Hockey House
July 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Jackets call up Holden to replace injured Nikitin

Columbus Blue Jackets called up defenseman Nick Holden from AHL Springfield to take the roster spot of defenseman Nikita Nikitin, who went on injured reserve retroactive to Tuesday. Nikitin sustained an upper-body injury Tuesday in the Blue Jackets' 3-2 loss to the Wild in Minnesota. He sat out the next two games, and he's expected to miss about one more week, the team...
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February 03, 2013  |  Discuss
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