Canadiens survive Avalanche's desperate comeback attempt

The Canadiens’ best players were their best players as Montreal defeated the Colorado Avalanche 3-2 Saturday night at the Bell Centre. P.K. Subban scored two goals and goaltender Carey Price played his strongest game of the season with 32 saves, including a game-saver on Jamie McGinn in front with 20 seconds remaining. It was Price’s league-leading fourth win and the Canadiens...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Iginla has 'no doubts' the Bruins 'will be just fine'

It was a triumphant return for Jarome Iginla. His Colorado Avalanche literally pulled off a last-second, 2-1 win over the Boston Bruins at TD Garden on Monday afternoon, and Iginla had a couple of shot attempts and a hit to go along with a plus-1 rating (he was on the ice for Jamie McGinn’s second-period score). He got a nice little ovation from the TD Garden fans when his name...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

A reality check for Avalanche fans

The Colorado Avalanche opened the season with an embarrassing 5-0 loss to the Minnesota Wild. Who saw that coming? Surely, not the hockey fans in Denver. The anticipation for the puck to drop on the Avs season hasn’t been this high since Ray Bourque was making his last run at the Cup. Hockey fans in this state felt robbed after watching the Wild steal Game 7 in the Pepsi Center...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

Winchester added to injury report; Avs make nine cuts

The preseason injuries continue to pile up for the Colorado Avalanche’s bottom six forwards. Center Jesse Winchester was forced to leave Tuesday night’s preseason game against the Flames in Calgary, Alberta, and has since been diagnosed with a concussion. The Avalanche signed Winchester in free agency to improve their depth and the talent on their fourth line. Every concussion...
Via Mile High Sports
23 days ago  |  Discuss

McGinn out with back injury; Avalanche cut 16

Colorado Avalanche head coach Patrick Roy updated the progress of Jamie McGinn’s recovery from offseason back surgery – and the news is not encouraging. Mike Chambers of the Denver Post first reported that McGinn has yet to begin skating and is still weeks away from playing. His availability for the season opener is in serious doubt. The 26-year-old had 38 points in 79 games...
Via Mile High Sports
September 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Sharks' McGinn may be frontrunner to fill void left by Torres

The Sharks have a pretty big hole to fill in their forward group, now that Raffi Torres is confirmed to be out for months. One of the more compelling storylines in training camp is who will step to take advantage of the unexpected opportunity, much like Matt Nieto did last season when Torres originally tore his right ACL in a preseason game. Tye McGinn -- the brother of former...
Via Pro Sports Daily
September 21, 2014  |  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...
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September 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Colorado Avalanche Depth Chart 2014 2015

Fantasy Pool Guide 2014-15 $9.99 Colorado Avalanche C 1. Matt Duchene  2. Nathan MacKinnon  3. John Mitchell  4. Daniel Briere 5. Marc-Andre Cliche  6. Joey Hishon  L 1. Ryan O'Reilly  2. Gabriel Landeskog  3. Jamie McGinn  4. Cody McLeod  R 1. Jarome Iginla...
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August 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Carolina Hurricanes prospects start development camp

The Carolina Hurricanes’ locker room is packed with prospects this week, young players filling every seat during development camp. Some hope to be back in the room for the Canes’ preseason training camp in September. A few can hope to be in it when the Canes’ regular season begins in October. Brock McGinn has a chance to be there. Which, in turn, is all the forward wants...
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July 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Avalanche News: Jamie McGinn signs

The Colorado Avalanche have announced they extended the contract of winger Jamie McGinn. 5of7-Wikimedia CommonsMcGinn was traded to the Colorado Avalanche in February 2012 from the San Jose Sharks. He was a key player this season when he played for the Avalanche and he was part of the reason for their success. The 25 year old had 19 goals and 19 assists in 79 games last season...
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June 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Avalanche hope to re-sign Stastny, O’Reilly to deals that fit salary structure

The Colorado Avalanche will continue to discuss new contracts with key forwards Paul Stastny and Ryan O’Reilly, but any new deals must fit into the team’s salary structure. The Avalanche signed center Matt Duchene, forward Gabriel Landeskog and goaltender Semyon Varlamov — to new contracts in the past calendar year to fit the team’s structure. Duchene is their highest-paid...
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June 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Avalanche lock down McGinn

Just hours after a state of the offseason address from Joe Sakic and Patrick Roy, the Colorado Avalanche announced that the club has signed gritty forward Jamie McGinn to a two-year contract. McGinn was quick to corroborate the news on Twitter. Very excited to announce I will be an @Avalanche for the next two years!! #grateful #letsdothis pic.twitter.com/el5YteoESg — Jamie McGinn...
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June 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Avs’ Jamie McGinn Earns Two-Year Deal

The Colorado Avalanche have announced the signing of Forward Jamie McGinn to a two-year deal. At the young age of 25, McGinn has earned his place on the team. He finished last season with 19 goals and 19 assists.  He also finished with 2 goals and 3 assists during the playoffs. The Avalanche acquired McGinn […]
Via The Hockey Report
June 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Colorado Avalanche Re-Sign Jamie McGinn

DENVER – The Colorado Avalanche Hockey Club announced today that the team has signed forward Jamie McGinn to a two-year contract through the 2015-16 season. McGinn, 25, recorded 19 goals and 19 assists for 38 points in 79 games for the Avalanche this past season.  The Fergus, Ontario native set career highs in points, assists, game-winning goals (3) and games played, while his...
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June 19, 2014  |  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...
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April 09, 2014  |  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...
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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...
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February 01, 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.
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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

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...
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January 24, 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

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...
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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
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