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Avs' to-do list taking shape

Changes will be made to the Avalanche's roster for coach Patrick Roy's second season with the team, but the changes probably will be subtle. Tinkering with the defensive corps will happen, but the forwards on the team now are likely to be the forwards you will watch next season. Starting goaltender Semyon Varlamov is a shoo-in to return, and Reto Berra is locked in for the...
Via Pro Sports Daily
May 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Varlamov makes 33 saves, Avs top Devils in shootout

Ryan O'Reilly had a goal and scored in the shootout, Semyon Varlamov made 33 saves and the Colorado Avalanche beat the New Jersey Devils 2-1 on Thursday night. Matt Duchene also scored in a shootout for the Avalanche, who have won three straight. Cory Schneider stopped 37 shots and Andrei Loktionov scored for the Devils, who had their two-game winning streak stopped. The Avalanche...
Via AP on Fox
January 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Varlamov makes 33 saves, Avs tops Devils 2-1 in SO

Ryan O'Reilly had a goal and scored in the shootout, Semyon Varlamov made 33 saves and the Colorado Avalanche beat the New Jersey Devils 2-1 on Thursday night. Matt Duchene also scored in a shootout for the Avalanche, who have won three straight. Cory Schneider stopped 37 shots and Andrei Loktionov scored for the Devils, who had their two-game winning streak stopped. The Avalanche...
Via AP on Fox
January 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Stastny leads laundry list of Avalanche injuries

When Colorado Avalanche coach Patrick Roy addressed the media on Thursday morning, he conceded that his team has so many injured players that he needed his notes to make sure he didn't miss anyone."I have to bring my paper, we have so many guys on the injury list,"Stastny will not suit up on Thursday nightOf immediate importance, Roy has at least four players with...
Via Sports Injury Alert
January 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Avs' Sarich a Late Scratch, Team Dresses 17 Skaters

Colorado Avalanche forward Cory Sarich is out of the lineup Tuesday night against the defending Stanley Cup champion Chicago Blackhawks. As per Adrian Dater of the Denver Post, Sarich was a late scratch with a back issue. At this point in time, there's no word on the severity of the injury. His status for the next game is unknown.The 35-year-old veteran has appeared in 42 games...
Via Sports Injury Alert
January 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Hockey Fights of the Week: 11/11 - 11/17

It feels like the 2013-14 season just started, but here we are with our seventh installment of Hockey Fights of the Week. So far we've seen a little bit of everything. We've seen fights which are early candidates for best of the season, fights which cast a negative light on the sport and fights which can barely be classified as fights.  What does the seventh week of the...
Via Bloguin Best
November 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Hockey fights of the week

It feels like the 2013-14 season just started, but here we are with our seventh installment of Hockey Fights of the Week. So far we've seen a little bit of everything. We've seen fights which are early candidates for best of the season, fights which cast a negative light on the sport and fights which can barely be classified as fights.  What does the seventh week of the...
Via Puck Drunk Love
November 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Blues’ Chris Stewart Pounds Cory Sarich, Angers Avalanche With Post-Fight Celebration (Video)

Pumping up the home crowd after a big fight is a great way to give your team an extra boost. Doing it when you’re already up 4-1 is a good way to tick off your opponents. That’s why it’s no surprise that Blues bruiser Chris Stewart‘s beatdown of Colorado’s Cory Sarich on Thursday — and his ensuing celebratory raise of the arms to the home fans — was met with a quick...
Via NESN.com
November 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Colorado Avalanche: NHL’s Cinderella team

Avalanche top NHL standings No one saw this coming. At least not this fast. After being rewarded the first pick in the 2014 NHL Entry Draft as the one of the worst teams in the league, the Colorado Avalanche stand atop the NHL standings nearly seven months later with a record of 14-3. The astounding fact the Avalanche roster wasn’t obliterated from a season ago makes the sudden...
Via isportsweb.com
November 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Hockey Fights of the Week: 10/14 - 10/20

Jamie Benn had one of the most memorable fights of the 2012-13 season when he battled Joe Thornton. Though that fight will be almost impossible to top, Benn returns this week at the top spot after a nice scrap with Anaheim's Francois Beauchemin. Where does Benn's teammate Antoine Roussel rank on this week's list after his fight with Matt Irwin? 5. Robert Bortuzzo...
Via Bloguin Best
October 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Hockey fights of the week

Jamie Benn had one of the most memorable fights of the 2012-13 season when he battled Joe Thornton. Though that fight will be almost impossible to top, Benn returns this week at the top spot after a nice scrap with Anaheim's Francois Beauchemin. Where does Benn's teammate Antoine Roussel rank on this week's list after his fight with Matt Irwin? 5. Robert Bortuzzo...
Via Puck Drunk Love
October 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Patrick Roy Bringing Intensity and Structure to the Avalanche

Patrick Roy has brought intensity and structure with him behind the bench. Getty Images When Patrick Roy was named coach of the Avalanche, how he would do was uncertain. Would the greatest goaltender of all time (sorry Marty) be a good coach? Shouldn’t the Avs look for someone more seasoned after the fiasco with Joe Sacco? The more Roy spoke, the more convincing he became. At his...
Via The Hockey Guys
October 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Cory Sarich enjoying rebirth of NHL career with Avalanche

Too old. Too slow. The game passed him by. Throw-in. Had to take him. Those were some of the unflattering things said about Cory Sarich when a trade sending him from the Calgary Flames to the Avalanche was announced this summer right before the NHL draft. He was a 35-year-old defenseman who often was a healthy scratch with one of the worst teams in the league last season. Expectations...
Via Pro Sports Daily
October 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Avalanche-Bruins Preview

Under Patrick Roy, the Colorado Avalanche are off to their best start since moving to Denver. Whether they can keep it going despite their top goaltender getting a night of rest remains to be seen. Colorado visits the Boston Bruins on Thursday night seeking its sixth consecutive road win in the series. The Avalanche are 3-0-0 for the first time in their 18-year history since moving...
Via AP on Fox
October 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Avs move to 3-0 after beating Leafs

New coach Patrick Roy and the Colorado Avalanche got a key third-period goal on the road to stay unbeaten on the season. P.A. Parenteau scored early in the third period to help the Avs edge Toronto 2-1 on Tuesday night. Cory Sarich also scored for Colorado (3-0-0), which got another terrific start from Semyon Varlamov in net. The 25-year-old Russian has stopped 88 of 91 shots in...
Via AP on Fox
October 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Avalanche remains unbeaten by beating Maple Leafs 2-1

Three games into its season the Avalanche already has accomplished something it didn't all of last season in a 48-game lockout-shortened year: win three in a row. Tuesday night in Toronto the Avs of 2013-14 accomplished something it has never done since moving to Denver: get out to a 3-0 start. Hard as it is to believe for a team with two Stanley Cups on its shelf since 1995...
Via Pro Sports Daily
October 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Avs move to 3-0 after 2-1 win over Leafs

P.A. Parenteau scored early in the third period to help the Colorado Avalanche edge the Toronto Maple Leafs 2-1 on Tuesday night. Tied 1-1 going into the third, Colorado went ahead at 2:30 on a two-on-one with Jamie McGinn setting up Parenteau. The goal stood up to video review. ''According to Rule 78.4 `if an attacking player has the puck deflect into the net, off his...
Via AP on Fox
October 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Flames-Capitals Preview

With several familiar faces no longer around, the Calgary Flames could be in for a bumpy ride this season. The Washington Capitals already experienced some turmoil in their opener. The Flames try to avoid a fourth consecutive season-opening loss Thursday night against the Capitals, who are hoping to bring a better effort on home ice. After trading away longtime captain Jarome...
Via AP on Fox
October 03, 2013  |  Discuss

All That Has Transpired: Colorado Avalanche

We’re going to take a look at each NHL team, breaking down every new addition and subtraction, as well as promising prospects. Today, we take a look at the Colorado Avalanche. By:  Ken Will (@PensNation_Ken) 2013 Season: 16-25-7, 39 pts (5th Northwest Division, 15th Eastern Conference)   Additions: D Nate Guenin (ANA) D Andre Benoit (OTT) D Nick Holden (CBJ) RW Guillaume Desbiens...
Via The PensNation
September 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Flames, Avalanche Make Four Player Swap by   Steven Ellis

The Calgary Flames announced today that they have acquired right wing David Jones and defenceman Shane O’Brien from the Colorado Avalanche in exchange for left wing Alex Tanguay and defenceman Cory Sarich. Selected in the first round, 12th overall, by the Colorado Avalanche at the 1998 NHL Entry Draft, Taungay began his NHL career with Colorado in 1999. Tanguay won [...]
Via The Hockey House
June 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Tanguay traded back to Avs

The Calgary Flames traded left wing Alex Tanguay and defenseman Cory Sarich to the Colorado Avalanche on Thursday for right wing David Jones and defenseman Shane O'Brien. The 33-year-old Tanguay is returning to Colorado, where scored a career-high 29 goals in 2005-06. In 13 seasons with Colorado, Calgary, Montreal and Tampa Bay, he has 249 goals and 513 assists in 922 games...
Via AP on Fox
June 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Todd Cordell: Calgary Flames Acquire David Jones, Shane O'Brien in Four Player Trade

You can follow Todd on Twitter @ToddCordell! The Calgary Flames have announced they've traded veteran winger Alex Tanguary and defenseman Cory Sarich to the Colorado Avalanche in exchange for winger David Jones and defenseman Shane O'Brien. Jones, 28, was acquired to help add some scoring punch to the team. While he is coming off a poor season where he found the net...
Via HockeyBuzz
June 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Flames Trade Tanguay And Sarich To Colorado For Jones And O’Brien

Calgary, AB -- The Calgary Flames announced today that they have acquired right wing David Jones and defenseman Shane O’Brien from the Colorado Avalanche in exchange for left wing Alex Tanguay and defenseman Cory Sarich. “This trade adds needed size up front and grit on the back end while also allowing us to get younger.” said Flames General Manager Jay Feaster. “We like...
Via Kukla's Korner
June 27, 2013  |  Discuss

That Large Boom Is Coming From Calgary

from George Johnson of the Calgary Herald, That thing he’d swore he’d never do? Blowing it up? Well, ka-boom. Jarome Iginla left Wednesday. Now Jay Boumeester’s gone. And last we heard, Miikka Kiprusoff was teetering on the brink, too. Who’s next? Michael Cammalleri? Alex Tanguay? Cory Sarich? Is anyone safe? SHOULD anyone be safe? Hockey’s oldest team...
Via Kukla's Korner
April 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Hockey Talk To Fill Your Morning

from Jim Matheson of the Edmonton Journal. - Most disturbing downturn this season? Tyler Myers. The Buffalo Sabres defenceman won rookie-of-the-year honours in 2010; everybody figured he was Norris Trophy worthy and an automatic for the 2014 Olympics in Sochi. Huge frame, nice hands, commanding presence on the ice; he was captain material with the Sabres. Now? ...
Via Kukla's Korner
March 25, 2013  |  Discuss
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