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Avalanche power play woes are no reason for panic

Tweet +1 Like Share Pin Reddit Fans of the Colorado Avalanche shouldn’t sweat the team’s recent struggles on the power play. The Avs themselves certainly aren’t. ...
Via Mile High Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Colorado Avalanche Mailbag: Barrie’s contract, Gormley waived, and the mysterious John Mitchell

Good morning Avalanche fans and welcome to another edition of the Mailbag! Shockingly enough, almost every single question we received this week was actually Avalanche related. Which is a first. That means I had to put on my hockey hat and dust off my account. This week, we take a glimpse at a potential contract for Tyson Barrie. We also speculate as to why the...
Via BSN Denver
January 12, 2016  |  Discuss

Tyson Barrie named NHL’s Third Star of the week

Tweet +1 Like Share Pin Reddit The Colorado Avalanche are rolling and so is defenseman Tyson Barrie, who was named the NHL’s Third Star of the week on Monday morning. Barrie...
Via Mile High Sports
January 11, 2016  |  Discuss

Barrie's 3rd-period goal lifts Avalanche over Predators 5-3

DENVER (AP) Tyson Barrie put Colorado ahead midway through the third period and the Avalanche beat the Nashville Predators 5-3 on Friday night. Ryan Johansen had a goal and an assist in his first game with the Predators since they traded for him Wednesday. Barrie beat goalie Pekka Rinne with a shot from the top of the slot with 9 minutes left. It was his third goal in three games...
Via Associated Press
January 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Colorado Avalanche Mailbag: On Tyson Barrie, Rantanen’s fate, and more

  It’s time for round two of the Avalanche Mailbag! You gals and guys didn’t pull any punches with your questions this week, boy howdy. But that’s okay, we had a great time with them! Keep ’em coming–tweet us with #AvsMailbag or email questions to and we’ll answer as many as we can! Are the Avs’ poor “enhanced” stats attributed more the to...
Via BSN Denver
October 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Top 25 Avalanche Under 25: #5 Tyson Barrie

  At #5 in our Top 25 Avalanche Under 25 is Tyson Barrie, beating out fellow defenseman Chris Bigras at #6, as well as goaltender Calvin Pickard at #7 and forward Joey Hishon at #8. Who is Tyson Barrie? When Barrie was drafted in the third round of the 2009 NHL Entry Draft, expectations were tempered. Taken in the round before him was another defenseman of Barrie’s same ilk:...
Via BSN Denver
May 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Colorado Avalanche: Winnipeg trade impact

The first major domino on the trade front in the NHL came tumbling down today, and the Colorado Avalanche were left on the outside looking in as their division rival, the Winnipeg Jets, bolstered their roster for a postseason run. Since the divisons were realigned a year ago, placing the Jets and Avalanche in the Central Division, the Avalanche have had struggled with Winnipeg,...
February 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Avs sign Tyson Barrie to two-year deal

The Colorado Avalanche announced Thursday that they have come to terms on a two-year contract with defenseman Tyson Barrie. Barrie was the most notable player on the roster that did not have a contract heading into training camp. BREAKING: the #Avs have signed Tyson Barrie to a two-year contract. — Colorado Avalanche (@Avalanche...
Via Mile High Sports
September 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Patrick Roy shows class, Barrie out for 6 weeks: Video

Tyson Barrie absorbed a knee-on-knee hit from Wild forward Matt Cooke and has been ruled out for 6 weeks. Cooke has an in-person meeting with the NHL Department of Player Safety. After watching the tape over and over, it is easy to see that the hit by Matt Cooke on Tyson Barrie will definitely be worthy of a suspension. That much is clear. What is not as clear, however, is how the...
April 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Barrie lifts Avalanche over Blackhawks 3-2 in OT

Tyson Barrie scored his second goal of the game on a power play at 4:09 of overtime, and the Colorado Avalanche defeated the Chicago Blackhawks 3-2 on Tuesday night. With Jonathan Toews off for hooking, Barrie beat Corey Crawford with a one-timer from the left circle after taking a cross-ice pass from Matt Duchene to give Colorado its second straight win. The Avalanche improved...
Via Associated Press
January 14, 2014  |  Discuss

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