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Wild lose late lead, fall 5-4 in overtime to Avalanche

DENVER (AP) -- Paul Stastny scored 7:27 into overtime after tying the game with 13.4 seconds remaining in regulation, lifting the Colorado Avalanche to a 5-4 win over the Minnesota Wild in the opener of the Western Conference quarterfinals on Thursday night. Gabriel Landeskog, Ryan O'Reilly and Jamie McGinn also added goals for Colorado in Patrick Roy's postseason debut behind...
Via Fox Sports North
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Colorado Avalanche center Matt Duchene expected to miss at least first two playoff games

The Colorado Avalanche will be without leading scorer Matt Duchene as they begin their first post-season appearance in four years with a series against the Minnesota Wild tomorrow night. Duchene injured the medial collateral ligament (MCL) of his left knee on March 29 when he inadvertently ran into teammate Jamie McGinn on his first shift of the game. Duchene was expected to miss...
Via Sports Injury Alert
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Avs win at Edmonton, just two points out of first in Central Division

Minus four every-night forwards for the fourth consecutive game Tuesday night, the Avalanche impressively added on to its season-best points streak at Rexall Place. Seven straight turned into eight (7-0-1) against the Oilers in Edmonton, which couldn't handle Colorado's speed or skill as the Avs earned an impressive 4-1 victory that was huge in the Central Division playoff...
Via Pro Sports Daily
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Ducks Bury Avalanche

Things definitely hit bottom for the Ducks in Wednesday's 7-2 beatdown loss to Calgary.  A four game losing streak as well as nothing but an embarrassment from a team that has led the NHL for most of the season had to be an eye opening reality check for Anaheim.   They came into the game against Colorado, a team that pummeled them on opening night 6-1, with eyes wide open...
Via On the Duck Pond
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Colorado Avalanche lose leading scorer Matt Duchene to injury

   The Colorado Avalanche will be heading into the NHL playoffs in April without their leading scorer Matt Duchene. The club announced on March 31 that the center will be out of action for approximately four weeks due to a sprained medial collateral ligament in the 23-year-old’s left knee. Duchene had played in 71 games this season when he was injured and had 23 goals and 47...
Via Hockey Fan Land
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Matt Duchene's knee injury could cripple Colorado Avalanche

Colorado Avalanche fans are nervously awaiting word on Matt Duchene’s knee injury.This is team is built on offense. Duchene is the team’s top center. He has scored 23 goals and added 47 assists this season.He went down on the first shift of a 3-2 victory over San Jose after colliding with teammate Jamie McGinn. Duchene was able to put some weight on the leg, but he made no attempt...
Via Fox - The Hockey Guy
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Avalanche pound Sabres 7-1

The Colorado Avalanche took a chance when they drafted Nathan MacKinnon first overall last June. The rookie is rewarding their faith with a stellar first season. MacKinnon had a goal and two assists, Jamie McGinn had two goals and an assist, and Colorado beat the Buffalo Sabres 7-1 on Saturday. Gabriel Landeskog also had two goals and Semyon Varlamov had 27 saves for the Avalanche...
Via AP on Fox
February 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Avs dominate Sabres in final home game before Olympics

It's Feb. 1, but the last time the Avalanche will play in Denver until Feb. 26. Colorado's four-game trip through New York and Philadelphia precedes the NHL's shutdown for the Olympics in Sochi, Russia. The likely playoff-bound Avs wanted a good a send-off Saturday, and despite playing with just 11 available forwards because of injuries to Paul Stastny and Alex Tanguay...
Via Pro Sports Daily
February 01, 2014  |  Discuss

P.A. Parenteau still an Avalanche healthy scratch

Avalanche right wing P.A. Parenteau returned Jan. 21 from a 10-game absence due to a knee injury and played well, contributing an assist in a 5-2 loss to Toronto. He played two ensuing games before coach Patrick Roy decided to go back to the lines when Parenteau was unavailable — when the Avs went 8-1-1. Parenteau surprisingly was a healthy scratch in Monday's 4-3 victory...
Via Pro Sports Daily
January 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Jamie McGinn hit on Nate Prosser and then John Mitchell scores a weak goal

Big hit by the Av's Jamie McGinn on Wild defenseman Nate Prosser. To add injury to insult, the Avalanche forward John Mitchell scores a weak goal on Minnesota Wild goalie Darcy Kuemper.
Via Goon's World
January 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Rangers still scouting Colorado

Perhaps McGinn is a target? (Image: NHL.com) After trading Michael Del Zotto to the Predators for Kevin Klein, many assumed the scouting of some teams would end. This included the Colorado Avalanche, who the Rangers have been scouting for quite some time. Adrian Dater noted that as recently as yesterday, the Rangers were still scouting the Avs. But with Klein on board, the Rangers...
Via Blue Seat Blogs
January 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Avalanche hangs on to take road victory over Panthers

Looking at the Avalanche's record after leading after two periods this season — 27-0-2 — one might assume third periods have been as leisurely as the pace of life in many Sunshine State communities. Many games, however, have been like Friday night's "Hold On For Dear Life" special at the BB&T Center. Leading by three goals after two periods, the Avs were...
Via Pro Sports Daily
January 25, 2014  |  Discuss

O'Reilly lifts Avs past Panthers 3-2

Ryan O'Reilly is on a roll. O'Reilly had a goal and an assist to lift the Colorado Avalanche over the Florida Panthers 3-2 on Friday night. O'Reilly wasted little time in making his presence felt. His goal came at 1:34 in. Matt Duchene missed a wraparound shot but O'Reilly grabbed the rebound and sneaked it past Thomas in the corner of the net to make it 1-0. The...
Via AP on Fox
January 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Panthers make mad dash in 3rd, come up short against Avalanche

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) -- Ryan O'Reilly had a goal and an assist to lift the Colorado Avalanche over the Florida Panthers 3-2 on Friday night. Jamie McGinn and Paul Stastny also scored for Colorado and Semyon Varlamov made 34 saves. Colorado won for the fifth time in six games. Scottie Upshall scored twice for Florida. Tim Thomas stopped 22 shots. The Panthers lost for the first...
Via Fox Sports Florida
January 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Barrie's OT goal completes Avalanche's rally against Senators

Paul Stastny had the tying goal and two assists and Tyson Barrie scored 33 seconds into overtime to complete the rally that lifted the Colorado Avalanche to a 4-3 win over the Ottawa Senators on Wednesday night. Jan Hejda and Jamie McGinn also scored for Colorado. The Avalanche were down 3-2 in the third and pressed for the tying goal. John Mitchell nearly tied it when his shot...
Via AP on Fox
January 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Barrie's OT goal lifts Avs past Senators 4-3

Paul Stastny had the tying goal and two assists and Tyson Barrie scored 33 seconds into overtime to complete the rally that lifted the Colorado Avalanche to a 4-3 win over the Ottawa Senators on Wednesday night. Jan Hejda and Jamie McGinn also scored for Colorado. The Avalanche were down 3-2 in the third and pressed for the tying goal. John Mitchell nearly tied it when his shot...
Via AP on Fox
January 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Well-fed MacKinnon leads Avalanche in win over Sharks

Jamie McGinn turned in the biggest play before the game even began, preparing a pregame meal for the cooking-challenged Nathan MacKinnon. That pasta and chicken feast fueled the rookie MacKinnon to his first two-goal game and the Colorado Avalanche held off the San Jose Sharks 4-3 on Saturday for their third straight win. ''I think I've got to take a little bit of credit...
Via AP on Fox
January 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Avalanche hold off Sharks for 4-3 win

Nathan MacKinnon had two goals and Semyon Varlamov stopped 30 shots, including several big saves down the stretch, to help the Colorado Avalanche hold off the San Jose Sharks 4-3 on Saturday for their third straight win. It was MacKinnon's first two-goal game. Jamie McGinn and Erik Johnson also scored for the Avalanche, who have 56 points at the halfway point of the season,...
Via AP on Fox
January 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Avalanche hold off Sharks for third straight win

Nathan MacKinnon had two goals and Semyon Varlamov stopped 30 shots, including several big saves down the stretch, to help the Colorado Avalanche hold off the San Jose Sharks 4-3 on Saturday for their third straight win. It was MacKinnon's first two-goal game. Jamie McGinn and Erik Johnson also scored for the Avalanche, who have 56 points at the halfway point of the season,...
Via Pro Sports Daily
January 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Sharks-Avalanche Preview

The Colorado Avalanche are getting back on track as their homestand continues, and they'll be looking to take advantage of a San Jose Sharks team that hasn't played very well on the road lately. Colorado seeks a third straight victory Saturday when it meets San Jose, which has dropped six of eight away from home. The Avalanche (25-11-4) have beaten a pair of Eastern Conference...
Via AP on Fox
January 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Semyon Varlamov keys Avalanche 2-1 win over Flyers

Semyon Varlamov was the man again for the Avalanche, as the Russian netminder led Colorado to a 2-1 victory over the Philadelphia Flyers on Thursday night. Varlamov got goal support from Jamie McGinn and Ryan O'Reilly in the win, which improved the Avs' record to 2-0-1 on their seven-game homestand. "I thought our defense, everybody, helped me out a lot," Varlamov...
Via Pro Sports Daily
January 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Bill Meltzer: Meltzer's Musings: Flyers Can't Stop Avalanche

The Philadelphia Flyers saw their four-game winning streak come to an end on Thursday night, falling 2-1 to the Colorado Avalanche at the Pepsi Center. Winning goaltender Semyon Varlamov turned back 29 of 30 shots, while Steve Mason stopped 29 of 31. Jamie McGinn and Ryan O'Reilly tallied for Colorado. Wayne Simmonds notched the lone Philadelphia goal. The Avalanche had the...
Via HockeyBuzz
January 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Varlamov makes 29 saves as Avalanche hold off Flyers

Semyon Varlamov stopped 29 shots, Ryan O'Reilly and Jamie McGinn had a goal each and the Colorado Avalanche beat the Philadelphia Flyers 2-1 on Thursday night. Steve Mason also had 29 saves and Wayne Simmonds scored for the Flyers, who had their four-game winning streak stopped. Philadelphia won the first three on this six-game road trip, scoring four goals in each victory...
Via AP on Fox
January 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Varlamov leads Avalanche past short-handed Flyers

The Philadelphia Flyers put forth a valiant effort, but Semyon Varlamov and the Colorado Avalanche did enough to edge out the 2-1 win at home to snap the Flyers’ four-game winning streak. Varlamov bailed out his team several times in a 29-save effort, as both Jamie McGinn and Ryan O’Reilly scored tonight for the host team. Steve Mason made just as many saves, but unfortunately...
Via Flyers Faithful
January 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Varlamov's 29 saves lift Avs past Flyers 2-1

Semyon Varlamov stopped 29 shots, Ryan O'Reilly and Jamie McGinn had a goal each and the Colorado Avalanche beat the Philadelphia Flyers 2-1 on Thursday night. Steve Mason also had 29 saves and Wayne Simmonds scored for the Flyers, who had their four-game winning streak stopped. Philadelphia won the first three on this six-game road trip, scoring four goals in each victory...
Via AP on Fox
January 03, 2014  |  Discuss

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