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Colorado Avalanche Draft Mikko Rantanen 10th Overall

  With the 10th overall pick in the 2015 NHL Entry Draft, the Colorado Avalanche have selected Mikko Rantanen, of the Finnish Liiga’s TPS hockey club. Rantanen is the top rated European skater by Central Scouting, and put up 9 goals and 28 points in 56 games with TPS in his 18-year old season in the top Finnish league last year. Rantanen has also represented his native Finland...
Via BSN Denver
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Potential draft targets for Avs at No. 10

With the NHL Draft approaching (June 26-27), we will find out what direction Colorado goes with the No. 10 pick. After a mightily disappointing season last year, the Avalanche are keen on making the 2015-16 season a redemption season. Leading up to the draft, coach Patrick Roy and vice president of hockey operations Joe Sakic have repeatedly said that they will select the best player...
Via Mile High Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Avalanche Roundtable: Draft Day

  It’s finally draft day. We’ve covered 100 prospects here at BSN Denver, had multiple features highlighting players the Avalanche may consider down the road, and even had three separate mock drafts. Today, the goal was simple. We sat down as a staff and after all the hours of pouring of prospect film and debating the merits of the players finally answered the simple questions...
Via BSN Denver
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Throwback Thursday

CALGARY, CANADA – MAY 29: Jarome Iginla #12 of the Calgary Flames gets into a fight with Vincent Lecavalier #4 of the Tampa Bay Lightning in game three of the NHL Stanley Cup Finals on May 29, 2004 at the Pengrowth Saddledome in Calgary, Canada. (Photo by Dave Sandford/Getty Images) (Feature Photo/Getty Images) Follow me on Twitter @LightningShout and please “like” LightningShout...
Via Lightning Shout
7 days ago  |  Discuss

NHL Draft: Best/Worst Fits for Colorado Avalanche

  Today’s draft feature focuses on the players in this weekend’s NHL Entry Draft that would make the best and worst fits with the Avalanche organization. Keep in mind that these are not indictments or endorsements of prospects, just how they theoretically fit in the Avalanche organization. Best Fits Mikko Rantanen, RW, TPS Turku (Liiga) Cheryl says: Rantanen is exactly what...
Via BSN Denver
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Analyzing Bruins Power Play, Penalty Kill From 2014-15 Season

Inconsistent special teams was a problem for the Boston Bruins this season and contributed to the team’s eight-year postseason appearance streak ending. After ranking third in the NHL in power-play percentage and eighth in penalty killing during the 2013-14 season, Boston fell to 18th and 12, respectively, this campaign. Let’s take a look at the Bruins’ special teams performance...
Via NESN.com
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Iginla powers Avs to season-ending victory

The Colorado Avalanche concluded their disappointing season in exciting fashion on Saturday night. Jarome Iginla scored twice on the power play – including the game-winner with just 33 seconds left in the game – to lead the Avs to a 3-2 win over the Chicago Blackhawks at the Pepsi Center. The Avalanche (39-31-12) beat three consecutive playoff teams to wrap up their season despite...
Via Mile High Sports
April 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Ex-Penguins Update: Final 2014-15 Stats

Here’s a look at how former Penguins performed during the 2014-15 season. Marian Hossa (Chicago) topped the scoring list with 61 points, while Jarome Iginla (Colorado) led the way with 29 goals. Former draft pick Jake Muzzin (Los Angeles) paced the defensemen with 10 goals and 41 points. (...)Read the rest of Ex-Penguins Update: Final 2014-15 Stats © Rick Buker for Pittsburgh...
Via PenguinPoop
April 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Avs better off missing the playoffs

In politics, the saying goes that sometimes flat-lining sends a louder message than life support. It may not be politics, but it’s almost official that the 2014-15 season has flat-lined for the Colorado Avalanche. A team that defied all odds and logic en route a division title a season ago, Colorado’s loss to Edmonton on Monday night resigned even the most devout believers in...
Via Mile High Sports
April 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Avs hold off third period rally, beat the Sabres

The Colorado Avalanche came out flying and established a big lead before staving off a late rally and defeating the Buffalo Sabres 5-3 on Saturday night in Denver. The Avalanche (35-28-12) led 4-0 after two periods before Buffalo’s upturn. “First of all, I like the buzz in the building,” Avalanche head coach Patrick Roy said. “That was fun, the fans were there and they were...
Via Mile High Sports
March 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Duchene, Iginla record 3 points apiece as Avalanche hold off Sabres

  Matt Duchene had a goal and two assists, Jarome Iginla had three assists and the Colorado Avalanche kept their slim playoff hopes alive with a 5-3 win over the Buffalo Sabres on Saturday night. John Mitchell scored for the second straight game, and Marc-Andre Cliche, Tyson Barrie and Brad Stuart also had goals as the Avalanche won their second in a row. Colorado has gone 12-6...
Via AP on Fox
March 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Duchene, Iginla have 3 points each as Avs beat Sabres 5-3

DENVER (AP) Matt Duchene had a goal and two assists, Jarome Iginla had three assists and the Colorado Avalanche kept their slim playoff hopes alive with a 5-3 win over the Buffalo Sabres on Saturday night. John Mitchell scored for the second straight game, and Marc-Andre Cliche, Tyson Barrie and Brad Stuart also had goals as the Avalanche won their second in a row. Colorado has...
Via AP on Fox
March 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Coyotes fall to Avalanche in Domingue's third start

GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Ryan O'Reilly and Jarome Iginla scored 29 seconds apart in the first period, Semyon Varlamov made 27 saves, and the Colorado Avalanche beat the Arizona Coyotes 5-2 on Thursday night for their third straight win. Freddi Hamilton added his first NHL goal, and Matt Duchene and Gabriel Landeskog also scored for the Avalanche, who won for the 11th time in 15 games to...
Via AP on Fox
March 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Iginla's 23rd goal helps Avalanche get better of Coyotes

  Ryan O'Reilly and Jarome Iginla scored 29 seconds apart in the first period, Semyon Varlamov made 27 saves, and the Colorado Avalanche beat the Arizona Coyotes 5-2 on Thursday night for their third straight win. Freddi Hamilton added his first NHL goal, and Matt Duchene and Gabriel Landeskog also scored for the Avalanche, who won for the 11th time in 15 games to remain seven points...
Via AP on Fox
March 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Iginla's 23rd goal helps Avalanche top Coyotes 5-2

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) Ryan O'Reilly and Jarome Iginla scored 29 seconds apart in the first period, Semyon Varlamov made 27 saves, and the Colorado Avalanche beat the Arizona Coyotes 5-2 on Thursday night for their third straight win. Freddi Hamilton added his first NHL goal, and Matt Duchene and Gabriel Landeskog also scored for the Avalanche, who won for the 11th time in 15 games...
Via AP on Fox
March 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Avs edge the Devils in Varly’s return

In a contest between two teams fighting to stay in their respective playoff races, the Colorado Avalanche edged the New Jersey Devils 2-1 in a shootout on Thursday night in Denver. The Avs now sit just six points out of the final playoff position in the Western Conference after winning nine of their last 13 outings. Semyon Varlamov returned to the net for the Avalanche (31-26-11...
Via Mile High Sports
March 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Iginla leads way as Avalanche grab shootout victory over Devils

  Jarome Iginla scored in the second period and got the decisive goal in the shootout, Semyon Varlamov stopped 23 shots and the Colorado Avalanche beat the New Jersey Devils 2-1 on Thursday night. The Avs are now 1-1 on a pivotal three-game homestand as they try to remain in the playoff picture. Andy Greene scored the lone goal in regulation for the Devils and Cory Schneider made...
Via AP on Fox
March 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Iginla leads Avalanche to 2-1 shootout win over Devils

DENVER (AP) Jarome Iginla scored in the second period and got the decisive goal in the shootout, Semyon Varlamov stopped 23 shots and the Colorado Avalanche beat the New Jersey Devils 2-1 on Thursday night. The Avs are now 1-1 on a pivotal three-game homestand as they try to remain in the playoff picture. Andy Greene scored the lone goal in regulation for the Devils and Cory Schneider...
Via AP on Fox
March 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Varly earns top star with spectacular week

The Colorado Avalanche put together their most successful week to date of this season and kept their playoff hopes alive by winning all three games and earning six out of six available points in the week concluding on Mar. 8. The Avs kicked off the week at home with a 3-1 win over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Wednesday, blanked the visiting Columbus Blue Jackets to the tune of 4-0...
Via Mile High Sports
March 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Early goals lift Avs past CBJ, 4-0

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- Jarome Iginla, Gabriel Landeskog and Matt Duchene scored in the first 10 minutes, and Semyon Varlamov made 44 saves to lead the Colorado Avalanche to a 4-0 victory over the Columbus Blue Jackets on Saturday night. The shutout was Varlamov's fifth of the season and the 18th of his NHL career. Three have come against the Blue Jackets. Alex Tanguay had a goal...
Via AP on Fox
March 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Early goals, Varlamov's 44 saves lift Avs past CBJ, 4-0

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) Jarome Iginla, Gabriel Landeskog and Matt Duchene scored in the first 10 minutes, and Semyon Varlamov made 44 saves to lead the Colorado Avalanche to a 4-0 victory over Columbus Blue Jackets on Saturday night. The shutout was Varlamov's fifth of the season and the 18th of his NHL career. Three have come against the Blue Jackets. Alex Tanguay had a goal and an...
Via AP on Fox
March 07, 2015  |  Discuss

VIDEO: With this second period goal Jarome Iginla won some dude a car

Noticed this while listening to the Av’s feed. Because the Av’s scored in the first 20 seconds of the period, someone wins a car. In the first half of this recording the Avalanche broadcast team starts talking about it, and on the second half you can hear the PA announcer talking about it:
Via The Pensblog
March 05, 2015  |  Discuss

What if the Boston Bruins retained Jarome Iginla?

The Boston Bruins this season have been really frustrating to watch for sure. The Bruins have been blowing two, three and even four goal leads to some good teams yet some really bad ones as well. The Bruins have not been able to put together any sort of consistancy and…
Via CLNS Radio
February 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Bruins Must Build On Recent Power-Play Success To Improve Playoff Position

The Boston Bruins dominated on the power play last season and finished with the third-highest success rate of any NHL team. Duplicating that success in 2014-15 was going to be a challenge without 30-goal scorer Jarome Iginla and assistant coach Geoff Ward, but the B’s haven’t been able to score on the power play with any consistency this campaign. Boston ranked in the bottom...
Via NESN.com
February 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Avalanche stay alive with second straight win

The Colorado Avalanche won their second straight game in convincing fashion with a 5-2 thumping of the Arizona Coyotes on Monday night in Denver. Colorado improved to 2-0-0 against Arizona on the season. In a very rare event, the Avalanche (24-22-11) held the Coyotes (20-30-7) without a shot on goal for the entire second period. It was the first time in Avalanche history that the...
Via Mile High Sports
February 17, 2015  |  Discuss
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