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Avs look to build off momentum in Roy's 2nd year behind bench

  Jarome Iginla took a few wrong turns and got lost heading into the office for his first day of work. So new to town, it's understandable the Colorado Avalanche forward can't quite navigate his way to the Pepsi Center yet. His direction on the ice, though, is impeccable. That's why the Avalanche brought his leadership to Denver, hoping the 37-year-old can take them...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Avs look to build off momentum in Roy's 2nd year

DENVER (AP) Jarome Iginla took a few wrong turns and got lost heading into the office for his first day of work. So new to town, it's understandable the Colorado Avalanche forward can't quite navigate his way to the Pepsi Center yet. His direction on the ice, though, is impeccable. That's why the Avalanche brought his leadership to Denver, hoping the 37-year-old can...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Avs Patrick Bordeleau is out for three months

Along with the excitement for the upcoming NHL season at Colorado Avalanche media day, head coach Patrick Roy had some unfortunate injury news to report. #Avalanche pre-camp injuries: Bordeleau, McGinn, Mitchell, Talbot, Hejda, O’Reilly, Landeskog. — Mike Chambers (@MikeChambers) September 18, 2014   Forward Patrick Bordeleau underwent offseason back surgery and will be out...
Via Mile High Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Colorado Avalanche preview: Nathan MacKinnon

Will the young core of the Avalanche mature enough to make this team a long-term contender? See ya later, Pauly Walnuts (Paul Stastny). Au revoir, PA Parenteau. Welcome to the club, Jarome Iginla, Brad Stuart and Daniel Briere. Thanks for agreeing to stick around, Ryan O’Reilly and Tyson Barrie. Now that introductions are over, it’s time to get down to the reason all these guys...
Via isportsweb.com
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Avalanche goalie Jean-Sebastien Giguere retires from NHL

Colorado Avalanche goaltender Jean-Sebastien Giguere is calling it a career after 16 NHL seasons, a Conn Smythe Trophy and a Stanley Cup championship. Giguere announced Thursday he is retiring from the NHL. “On behalf of the Colorado Avalanche, I would like to congratulate Jean-Sebastien on an outstanding hockey career,” executive vice president of hockey operations Joe...
Via Sports-Glory
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Jarome Iginla "thrilled" on idea to play with Avs Landeskog, MacKinnon

In his first public comments since moving to Colorado following his July 1 free-agent signing with the Avalanche, Jarome Iginla's eyes brightened Thursday when asked about playing right wing on a line with two of the last three Calder Trophy winners. Left wing Gabriel Landeskog was named the NHL's rookie of the year in 2012 and center Nathan MacKinnon won the award in June...
Via Pro Sports Daily
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Avalanche finished 2013-14 with plenty to be happy about

Colorado’s playoff run was short-lived thanks to the Minnesota Wild, but it’s hard to look at the Avalanche’s 2013-14 campaign as anything but a success. In the lockout shortened season, the Avalanche finished with their worst record from a points percentage perspective since they moved to Colorado and they followed it up with the second best regular season in their franchise’s...
Via Pro Sports Daily
August 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Avalanche & O’Reilly Agree On Two-Year Deal

  The Colorado Avalanche made, maybe, their biggest move of the off-season a few days ago when they resigned Ryan O’Reilly to a two year contract worth 12 million dollars. O’Reilly is coming off his best season as a pro scoring 28 goals and 64 points. He also took home the Lady Byng Trophy a few weeks ago at the NHL Awards ceremony after only registering two penalty minutes...
Via Beyond The Benches
July 25, 2014  |  Discuss

The Colorado Avalanche are terrifying

The Wild and Avalanche had a contentious playoff series just a couple of months ago what the Wild were able to win, but only narrowly. The Avs were the beneficiaries of a youth movement involving Gabriel Landeskog and Nathan McKinnon, as well as a new, aggressive and ambitious head coach in Patrick Roy. Because their talent was so young, they had some room to work this offseason...
Via The Rhino and Compass
July 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Avalanche sign Jarome Iginla to three-year deal

The Colorado Avalanche have signed forward Jarome Iginla to a three-year contract worth $16 million, reports TSN.com. In 78 games with the Boston Bruins in 2013-2014, Iginla scored 30 goals and added 31 assists. Iginla, 36, has 560 goals and 607 assists for 1167 points in 1310 career games with the Calgary Flames, Pittsburgh Penguins and Bruins. Iginla, originally selected by the...
Via Sports-Glory
July 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Avalanche trade PA Parenteau to Canadiens for Daniel Briere

The Colorado Avalanche traded forward PA Parenteau and a fifth-round pick in the 2015 NHL Draft to the Montreal Canadiens in exchange for forward Daniel Briere on Monday., reports NHL.com.  Briere waived his no-move clause in order for the trade to be completed. Parenteau, 31, had 32 goals and 76 points in 103 games over two seasons in Colorado.  In 55 games last season...
Via Sports-Glory
June 30, 2014  |  1 Comment

2014 Hockey Hall of Fame: Rob Blake, Peter Forsberg, Dominik Hasek and Mike Modano

The NHL announced Monday that Rob Blake, Peter Forsberg, Dominik Hasek and Mike Modano will be members of the Hockey Hall of Fame class of 2014. Voted in as builders were former NHL coach Pat Burns and former NHL referee Bill McCreary. The inductees will be honored on Nov. 10 at the Hockey Hall of Fame in Toronto. Hasek won the Vezina Trophy six times in his 16-year NHL...
Via Sports-Glory
June 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Avalanche's captain Gabriel Landeskog played with injured hand

A few days ago the Colorado Avalanche were eliminated from the first round of the playoffs by the Minnesota Wild. It was recently announced that the Captain of the Avalanche, Gabriel Landeskog, played the last couple of games with a hand injury.Photo Credit: 5of7-Wikimedia CommonsThere was concern about the way Landeskog was playing the final few games of the series, especially...
Via Sports Injury Alert
May 04, 2014  |  Discuss

First round of Stanley Cup Playoffs ends tonight with three Game 7s

The opening round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs will be capped with a trio of Game 7s. For the first time in 11 years, all three Game 7s will take place on the same night.   Philadelphia Flyers at New York Rangers (7 p.m. ET; NBCSN, RDS, TSN2, CSN-PH, MSG) The Flyers forced Game 7 when they beat the Rangers 5-2 on Tuesday at Wells Fargo Center. Neither team will get much rest...
Via Sports-Glory
April 30, 2014  |  Discuss

NHL suspends Wilds’ Matt Cooke seven games for kneeing

Minnesota Wild forward Matt Cooke has been suspended seven games for kneeing Colorado Avalanche defenseman Tyson Barrie. If the suspension is not fully served during the 2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs, the remaining games will be served at the beginning of the 2014-15 regular season. Cooke was assessed a minor penalty for kneeing in the second period of the Wild’s First Round Stanley...
Via Sports-Glory
April 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Avs’ Tyson Barrie out 4-6 weeks after knee-on-knee collision with Matt Cooke

Colorado Avalanche defenseman Tyson Barrie suffered a knee injury in the second period of Game 3 of their Western Conference First Round series against the Minnesota Wild at Xcel Energy Center on Monday night. Barrie and Wild Forward Matt Cooke made knee-to-knee contact in Colorado’s defensive zone.  Barrie skated slowly to the bench and immediately headed to the locker room...
Via Sports-Glory
April 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Colorado Avalanche First Line Puts On Passing Clinic Before Goal (Video)

The Colorado Avalanche’s first line connected in the most impressive fashion Saturday night in the team’s 4-2 win over the Minnesota Wild. The line of Paul Stastny centering Gabriel Landeskog and Nathan MacKinnon combined for all four goals and six assists on Saturday, no doubt as a result of some serious chemistry. The Avs’ third goal of the game was a thing of beauty. All...
Via NESN.com
April 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Colorado's speed, transition game too much for Wild in Game 2

Before leaving for Colorado, the Minnesota Wild spoke about the necessity of not getting caught in a back-and-forth game with the speedy, youthful Avalanche. Colorado's transition game, which helped the Avalanche finish fourth in the NHL in scoring this season, was on display in Game 2 and Minnesota returns home down 2-0 and hoping to turn the series with two games at home. The...
Via Fox Sports North
April 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Avs double up Wild, 4-2

DENVER (AP) -- Gabriel Landeskog scored twice and Semyon Varlamov stopped 30 shots, lifting the Colorado Avalanche to a 4-2 victory over the Minnesota Wild on Saturday night and a 2-0 series lead. The Wild were unable to contain the quickness of teenager Nathan MacKinnon, who had a goal and three assists. Stastny, the star of Game 1, also had a goal and three assists. His empty-netter...
Via Fox Sports North
April 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Paul Stastny ties game, then scores in OT to lift Avs over Wild

With 3:01 remaining Patrick Roy pulled Semyon Varlamov and the Colorado Avalanche tied the Minnesota Wild 4-4 with 13.4 seconds left in the third period. Paul Stastny scored 7:27 into overtime after tying the game, lifting the Avalanche to a 5-4 victory over the Wild in Game 1 of the Western Conference quarterfinals Thursday night. “That overtime one, all five guys end up touching...
Via Sports-Glory
April 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Patrick Roy calls David Backes ‘gutless’ for jumping Nathan MacKinnon

The Colorado Avalanche won their 50th game of the season Saturday with a dominating 4-0 win over the St. Louis Blues, who were visibly frustrated throughout the third period. David Backes, 6-foot-3, 221-pounds, went after 18-year-old Nathan MacKinnon after taking a clean hit from the rookie center. Backes dropped his stick and gloves and took MacKinnon to the ice, landing on top...
Via Sports-Glory
April 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Avalanche top Blue Jackets 3-2 in OT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- Gabriel Landeskog scored twice, including a power-play goal at 4:27 of overtime to help the Colorado Avalanche extend their winning streak to four with a 3-2 victory over the Columbus Blue Jackets on Tuesday night. Rookie scoring leader Nathan MacKinnon, centering the top line with Matt Duchene expected to miss a month with a knee injury, assisted on both of...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
April 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Avalanche: Matt Duchene out roughly four weeks

The Colorado Avalanche announced Monday that forward Matt Duchene will miss roughly four weeks with a knee injury. Duchene suffered the injury on his first shift of Saturday’s 3-2 victory over the San Jose Sharks.  He collided with teammate Jamie McGinn in the San Jose zone and fell to the ice.  Duchene skated to the bench on his own but did not return to the game. He had...
Via Sports-Glory
March 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Landeskog lifts Avalanche to shootout win over Predators

Gabriel Landeskog scored two goals in regulation and then netted the winner in the shootout to lead the Colorado Avalanche to a 5-4 victory over the Nashville Predators on Tuesday night.
Via FOXSports.com
March 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Landeskog lifts Avs to SO win over Predators

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Gabriel Landeskog scored two goals in regulation and then netted the winner in the shootout to lead the Colorado Avalanche to a 5-4 victory over the Nashville Predators on Tuesday night.
Via FOXSports.com
March 25, 2014  |  Discuss
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