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WATCH: Avalanche goalie Reto Berra goes beast mode on Sergei Plotnikov

Things couldn’t have gone worse for the Colorado Avalanche during the third period of Wednesday night’s matchup against the Pittsburgh Penguins. After building a 2-1 lead heading into the final period, the Avs looked to expand on their lead during a 5-on-3 power play in the early minutes of the third; the Penguins stood strong, though, and proceeded to drop three goals on the...
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December 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Colorado Avalanche Goaltender Grades: Reto Berra

Reto Berra Reto Berra has started in net for the Colorado Avalanche in the last four consecutive games while Semyon Varlamov continues to nurse a groin injury. Therefore, he will be the goalie examined in this week’s edition of Grading the Goaltender. Berra has won three straight games and those wins could not have come at a more important time for the Avalanche. Colorado has...
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November 16, 2015  |  Discuss

“Yogi” Berra steals Bruins picnic basket, secures 3-2 win for Avalanche

WHERE/WHEN Thursday, Nov. 12, 2015, Game 16 TD Garden, Boston, Massachusetts HIGHLIGHTS   The Boston Bruins launched into the first period, putting a lot of pressure on the Colorado Avalanche top line. Boston capitalized on defenseman Nick Holden’s broken stick with captain Zdeno Chara scoring a little over a minute into the contest. The Avalanche challenged the goal for goaltender...
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November 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Reto Berra shuts the door on struggling Flyers, Avs win 4-0

WHERE/WHEN November 10th, 2015 – Game 15 Wells Fargo Center/Philadelphia, PA HIGHLIGHTS GAME RUNDOWN The game got off to the flukiest of all possible starts when Jarome Iginla flung a soft shot at Michal Neuvirth that happened to squeeze in between the goaltender’s skate and the post. This happened within the first minute of play and set the tone of the opening period. It would...
Via BSN Denver
November 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Reto Berra’s play is not impressive enough for controversy

It is without question Reto Berra had a solid weekend in goal for the Avalanche, but it is not time for a goalie controversy or even the thought of one. Sure, a shutout looks great for any goaltender, but the defensive support in front of a goalie is equally as important in stopping an opponent from scoring. There are also a few fundamental issues within Berra’s game that solidify...
Via Mile High Sports
October 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Reto Berra making a strong case for more time in net

Sure it’s early in the year, but it would be wrong to ignore the happenings between the pipes so far for the Colorado Avalanche. As Doug Ottewill boldly predicted would happen, Reto Berra, who has spent the last two years as an understudy to the proven veteran Semyon Varlamov, is already making a strong case for change. The 28-year-old goaltender made 38 saves in last night’s...
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October 19, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Opponents not happy with goalie's celebration

By NESN Goalies scoring goals are like fat guy touchdowns: They don’t happen often, and they aren’t often pretty, but they’re always fun to watch. Reto Berra became the latest goaltender to turn the tables, as he found the back of the net Friday night in an AHL game. Berra is currently playing for the Colorado Avalanche’s AHL affiliate, the Lake Erie Monsters, and he’s...
January 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Avalanche Injury Update: Berra and Varlamov return this week

Colorado Avalanche head coach Patrick Roy said the team wouldn't panic when it came to injuries to their top two goaltenders, starter Semyon Varlamov and backup Reto Berra. Yesterday, they were informed they will getting both net-minders back this week. #186403000 / According to Mike Halford of ProHockeyTalk,  the Avalanche plan on removing Varlamov from injured...
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October 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Avalanche Injury Update: Goalie Reto Berra Injured on Thursday

The Colorado Avalanche continue to lose goalies as Reto Berra left Thursday night’s game at the 2:46 mark of the first period when he was involved in a collision with Ottawa Senators center Kyle Turris. Colorado was leading the game 1-0 at the time but ended up losing 5-3. #476983717 / The injury to Reto Berra is being described as an upper body injury which...
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October 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Calgary Goalie Reto Berra’s Ridiculous Bicycle Kick Stop Is Early Save of the Year Candidate (Video)

Life post-Mikka Kipprusoff has been a goalie carousel for the Calgary Flames, but Wednesday night it paid off. The Flames are once again in the midst of a disappointing season — not quite bad enough to launch into rebuilding mode, but not quite good enough to rise above the playoff bubble. It can be tough for Flames fans sometimes, especially since longtime face of the franchise Jarome...
November 21, 2013  |  Discuss

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