CODY MCLEOD NEWS

Iginla scores pair of power-play goals, leads Avs past Blackhawks

  Jarome Iginla's second power-play goal with 32.9 seconds left lifted the Colorado Avalanche to a 3-2 victory over the slumping Chicago Blackhawks on Saturday night. Semyon Varlamov had 28 saves and Cody McLeod also scored for Colorado, which won four of its last five despite being eliminated from the postseason a week ago. The Blackhawks rested captain Jonathan Toews and defenseman...
Via AP on Fox
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Iginla leads Colorado past Chicago 3-2

DENVER (AP) Jarome Iginla's second power-play goal with 32.9 seconds left lifted the Colorado Avalanche to a 3-2 victory over the slumping Chicago Blackhawks on Saturday night. Semyon Varlamov had 28 saves and Cody McLeod also scored for Colorado, which won four of its last five despite being eliminated from the postseason a week ago. The Blackhawks rested captain Jonathan Toews...
Via AP on Fox
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Hockey Fights of the Week: 3/23 – 3/29

It’s the final countdown! As the 2014-15 regular season draws to a close, so too does our Hockey Fights of the Week column. We’ll rank all of the fights through the final game on April 11th before posting our recap of the year’s best, but then that will conclude this popular column until Fall. In other words, now is the time to get your hockey fight fix! 5. Antoine Roussel...
Via Bloguin Best
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Hockey Fights of the Week: 3/23 – 3/29

It’s the final countdown! As the 2014-15 regular season draws to a close, so too does our Hockey Fights of the Week column. We’ll rank all of the fights through the final game on April 11th before posting our recap of the year’s best, but then that will conclude this popular column until Fall. In other words, now is the time to get your hockey fight fix! 5. Antoine Roussel...
Via Puck Drunk Love
25 days ago  |  Discuss

The Avalanche finally get a win over the Wild

The Colorado Avalanche finally beat the Minnesota Wild, 3-2, in their fifth and final meeting of the season on Sunday at the Xcel Energy Center. The Avalanche – who beat the Columbus Blue Jackets on Saturday – picked up four huge points in their push for a playoff spot over the weekend. The Wild (36-22-7) won the previous four over the Avalanche (30-25-11) this season by a combined...
Via Mile High Sports
March 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Avalanche come out fighting in victory over Wild

  One week after charging the undersized Mikael Granlund and fighting Charlie Coyle with only seconds left in a game, Colorado's Cody McLeod knew he was in for a hostile reception in Minnesota. So the Avalanche enforcer, who was fined for his actions in that last game against the Wild, defused the situation by dropping his gloves just 43 seconds into the game with former teammate...
Via AP on Fox
March 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Too little, too late for Wild as they fall 3-2 to Colorado

DENVER, CO – FEBRUARY 28: Jason Pominville #29 of the Minnesota Wild scores against the Colorado Avalanche to take a 3-1 lead in the third period at Pepsi Center on February 28, 2015 in Denver, Colorado. The Wild defeated the Avalanche 3-1. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images) A term I use a lot on the football field with my teams is ‘finish strong.’  Whether it be a tackle...
Via State of Hockey News
March 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Wes Walz explains the Hockey Code: Chris Stewart fights Cody McLeod

FSN hockey analyst and former NHLer Wes Walz breaks down the Hockey code after Chris Stewart fights Cody McLeod. I am very excited the Minnesota Wild picked up a tough guy that can actually fight and play the game.
Via Goon's World
March 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Wild rally falls short against Avalanche

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) -- Semyon Varlamov stopped 29 shots, Zach Redmond had a goal and an assist, and the Colorado Avalanche beat the Minnesota Wild 3-2 on Sunday night. Cody McLeod and Gabriel Landeskog also scored for Colorado, which won its third straight. Chris Stewart and Thomas Vanek both scored late for the Wild, and Devan Dubnyk had 18 saves in his 24th straight start for...
Via AP on Fox
March 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Varlamov stops 29 shots as Avalanche beat Wild, 3-2

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) Semyon Varlamov stopped 29 shots, Zach Redmond had a goal and an assist, and the Colorado Avalanche beat the Minnesota Wild 3-2 on Sunday night. Cody McLeod and Gabriel Landeskog also scored for Colorado, which won its third straight. Chris Stewart and Thomas Vanek both scored late for the Wild, and Devan Dubnyk had 18 saves in his 24th straight start for Minnesota...
Via AP on Fox
March 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Preview: Avalanche at Wild

First came Nino Niederreiter's overtime goal that gave Minnesota a seven-game series victory over Colorado in the first round of last year's playoffs. Then, the Wild shut out the Avalanche in the first three meetings this season. By the time Minnesota was wrapping up a sixth straight win against Colorado late last month, the Avs had seen enough. After their last matchup ended with...
Via AP on Fox
March 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Wild-Avalanche Rivalry Reaching New Heights

In sports everyone loves a good rivalry, and the National Hockey League is no exception. From Bruins-Canadiens to Red Wings-Avalanche, the NHL has a rich history of intense rivalries between teams and fan bases that love nothing more than to hate one another. Well, the league’s next rivalry might be brewing out in the Western Conference’s Central Division between the Minnesota...
Via Midwest Sports Fans
March 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Avalanche-Wild Preview

First came Nino Niederreiter's overtime goal that gave Minnesota a seven-game series victory over Colorado in the first round of last year's playoffs. Then, the Wild shut out the Avalanche in the first three meetings this season. By the time Minnesota was wrapping up a sixth straight win against Colorado late last month, the Avs had seen enough. After their last matchup ended with...
Via AP on Fox
March 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Avalanche's McLeod, Landeskog fined by the NHL

Looking at the schedule. The Minnesota Wild and the Colorado Avalanche play again on March 8, 2015, at the Xcel Energy center. This has the possibilities of being a very interesting game. This time, the Wild will have some added muscle with newly acquired forward Christ Stewart who was acquired from the Buffalo Sabres. NEW YORK -- Colorado Avalanche forwards Cody McLeod and Gabriel...
Via Goon's World
March 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Landeskog, McLeod fined for actions in Wild game

Colorado Avalanche forwards Gabriel Landeskog and Cody McLeod have each been fined the maximum amount allowable under the Collective Bargaining Agreement for their actions at the end of Saturday’s 3-1 loss to the Minnesota Wild. According to the NHL’s press release, “McLeod has been fined $3,091.40 for entering the game on a legal line change for the purpose of starting an...
Via Mile High Sports
March 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Cody McLeod, Gabriel Landeskog fined for late-game antics

Colorado Avalanche forwards Cody McLeod and Gabriel Landeskog each have been fined for their actions during the final seconds of Saturday night’s game against the Minnesota Wild. From the NHL: McLeod has been fined $3,091.40 for entering the game on a legal line change for the purpose of starting an altercation with 8.1 seconds remaining in regulation. Directly off a face...
Via Sports-Glory
March 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Avalanche captain Landeskog, forward McLeod fined by NHL

NEW YORK (AP) Colorado Avalanche captain Gabriel Landeskog and forward Cody McLeod were fined by the league for their actions in the waning seconds of a 3-1 loss to Minnesota on Saturday. Landeskog was fined $5,000 for a punch he threw at Wild forward Mikko Koivu as both players headed to their benches with 3.3 seconds remaining. Landeskog was given a misconduct penalty. The NHL...
Via AP on Fox
March 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Differing Opinions of the Wild Dismantling the Av's

As I mentioned yesterday, I am not anti-fighting. I understand the hockey code and I don't think fighting should be taken out of the NHL game. I recently covered this subject in another post at the Hockey Writers. the NHL game is evolving, and fighting is becoming less prevalent. That’s a positive development. In today’s game, there’s not a lot of room on an NHL roster for...
Via Goon's World
March 02, 2015  |  Discuss

The Avalanche And Wild Get Extremely Chippy, Punches Thrown Between Benches

GIF: Cody McLeod crashes the net, Devan Dubnyk gives him a good solid two-handed whack. Goal. pic.twitter.com/OIuWJi59hw — CJ Fogler (@cjzero) March 1, 2015 The Colorado Avalanche and Minnesota Wild were rather hostile towards one another on Saturday night. It started when Avalanche forward Cody McLeod took a shot at Wild goalie Devan Dubnyk and […] The post The Avalanche And...
Via Diehardsport
March 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Cody McLeod Jumps Mikael Granlund and Fights Charlie Coyle

I want to be clear, I am all for fighting and sticking up for your teammates. I get that, but what the heck is Cody McLeod doing? Or better yet, what is Avalanche coach Patrick Roy doing?My question is: Wouldn't this be an intent to injure? McLeod took a run against an unexpecting player after the faceoff. I don't know?Second, Charlie Coyle and Mikael Granlund are skilled players...
Via Goon's World
March 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Coyotes' Mike McKenna struggles vs. Avs in his first start of season

  The Colorado Avalanche gave Arizona goalie Mike McKenna a rough welcome in his first NHL start of the season. Cody McLeod and Matt Duchene scored 9 seconds apart early in the first period, Jarome Iginla had two assists and the Avalanche beat the slumping Coyotes 5-2 on Monday night. Gabriel Landeskog, Tyson Barrie and Nick Holden also scored for the Avalanche. Semyon Varlamov...
Via AP on Fox
February 17, 2015  |  Discuss

McLeod, Duchene strike quickly as Avalanche beat Coyotes 5-2

DENVER (AP) Cody McLeod and Matt Duchene scored 9 seconds apart, Jarome Iginla had two assists and the Colorado Avalanche beat the slumping Arizona Coyotes 5-2 on Monday night. Gabriel Landeskog, Tyson Barrie and Nick Holden also scored for the Avalanche. Semyon Varlamov faced only five shots through the first two periods before giving way to backup Reto Berra to start the third...
Via AP on Fox
February 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Hockey Fights of the Week: 2/9 – 2/15

This week’s edition of Hockey Fights of the Week has a little bit of everything. A couple fights are one-sided beatings, a couple are balanced scraps and one might qualify as one of the year’s best. 5. Mark Borowiecki (OTT) vs Patrick Kaleta (BUF) – Feb. 10th Make sure you watch the video above all the way through to completion. At first glance, this fight doesn’t seem...
Via Bloguin Best
February 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Hockey Fights of the Week: 2/9 – 2/15

This week’s edition of Hockey Fights of the Week has a little bit of everything. A couple fights are one-sided beatings, a couple are balanced scraps and one might qualify as one of the year’s best. 5. Mark Borowiecki (OTT) vs Patrick Kaleta (BUF) – Feb. 10th Make sure you watch the video above all the way through to completion. At first glance, this fight doesn’t seem...
Via Puck Drunk Love
February 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Avs end losing skid by beating Dallas 4-1

The Colorado Avalanche took advantage of a fatigued Dallas Stars team with a convincing 4-1 victory on Valentines Day in Denver. The Stars were playing on the second half a back-to-back after defeating the Florida Panthers the previous night in Dallas. The Avalanche (23-22-11) snapped a four game losing streak while the Stars (26-22-8) lost for the first time in their last five games...
Via Mile High Sports
February 15, 2015  |  Discuss
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