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Red Wings drop shootout to Avalanche

DETROIT (AP) -- Jarome Iginla scored in the ninth shootout round to lift the Colorado Avalanche to a 2-1 victory over the Detroit Red Wings on Sunday night. Iginla got a wrist shot past Petr Mrazek, who had turned away six straight Avalanche shooters. Nathan MacKinnon and Matt Duchene also scored in the tiebreaker as Colorado ended a three-game road trip with five points. Gustav...
Via AP on Fox
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

Red Wings drop shootout to Avalanche

DETROIT (AP) -- Jarome Iginla scored in the ninth shootout round to lift the Colorado Avalanche to a 2-1 victory over the Detroit Red Wings on Sunday night. Iginla got a wrist shot past Petr Mrazek, who had turned away six straight Avalanche shooters. Nathan MacKinnon and Matt Duchene also scored in the tiebreaker as Colorado ended a three-game road trip with five points. Gustav...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

Flyers add Rick Pracey, amateur scout, to staff

  View image | gettyimages.com The Philadelphia Flyers have added former Colorado Avalanche scout Rick Pracey to their staff. Pracey will assume the role amateur scout. Pracey had been the director of scouting for the Avalanche. This may seem like a minor move by the organization but the reality is, it's a very good one. Pracey is responsible for drafting some very good...
Via Flyerdelphia
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch: Avalanche, Jets captains fight

              The captains for both the Winnipeg Jets and Colorado Avalanche decided to give their teams a spark in the second period of a 1-1 game. Avalanche captain Gabriel Landeskog and Jets captain Andrew Ladd dropped their gloves just before a face off and went toe-to-toe. The Avalanche erased a 3-1 deficit in the final...
Via Sports-Glory
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Avalanche beat Jets in shootout as Duchene leads way

  Matt Duchene had a goal and an assist in regulation and got the decisive goal in the shootout, Calvin Pickard had 30 saves through overtime and stopped two more shots with the game on the line, and the Colorado Avalanche rallied to beat the Winnipeg Jets 4-3 on Thursday night. Ryan O'Reilly and Jarome Iginla also had regulation goals as Colorado stopped a four-game skid. Mark...
Via AP on Fox
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Avalanche beat Jets 4-3 in shootout

DENVER (AP) Matt Duchene had a goal and an assist in regulation and got the decisive goal in the shootout, Calvin Pickard had 30 saves through overtime and stopped two more shots with the game on the line, and the Colorado Avalanche rallied to beat the Winnipeg Jets 4-3 on Thursday night. Ryan O'Reilly and Jarome Iginla also had regulation goals as Colorado stopped a four-game skid...
Via AP on Fox
9 days ago  |  Discuss

O’Reilly emerges as top star of the week

The Colorado Avalanche failed to register a win in three games in the week ending on Dec. 7th, compiling a record of 0-2-1. The club blew leads and lost one-goal games to the Montréal Canadiens and Calgary Flames before taking a 6-2 beating at the hands of the Winnipeg Jets. Although they didn’t win a game, the Avalanche were in two of the contests until the closing whistle and...
Via Mile High Sports
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Avs’ Alex Tanguay scores highlight-reel goal

Colorado Avalanche forward Alex Tanguay made some amazing moves on his way to a highlight-reel goal Thursday night in Calgary. The 35-year-old beat Flames defenseman Kris Russel and then put the puck past Karri Ramo and in the net to give Colorado a 3-2 lead. The goal was Tanguay’s ninth of the season. The Avalanche lost 4-3 in overtime. ...
Via Sports-Glory
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Matt Duchene's shot hits both posts but stays out of net (GIF)

Colorado Avalanche forward Matt Duchene missed out on a goal after hitting both goalposts on a shot that somehow stayed out of the net during Monday night's game against Montreal.It happened in the second period as Duchene cut to the net on a breakaway opportunity. Canadiens goalie Carey Price could not have had better luck on his side, as the puck even hit Price in the back after...
Via Holdout Sports
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Here Come The Avs: Matt Duchene And Company Are Finally Warming Up

When the season started everyone had high expectations for a young and extremely talented Colorado Avalanche team and why wouldn’t they? Last season Nathan MacKinnon, C (1 A, 2 SOG, +1) exploded onto big ice with a stellar rookie campaign potting 25 goals and finishing with 63 points in 82 games. Matt Duchene, C (1 G, 1 A, 6 SOG) returned to form and nearly put up a point-per-game...
Via Razzball Hockey
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Avalanche use goal barrage to pull away from Stars

DENVER -- Alex Tanguay had a goal and two assists, Matt Duchene and Gabriel Landeskog had a goal and an assist each, and the Colorado Avalanche beat the Dallas Stars 5-2 on Saturday night. Jarome Iginla and Daniel Briere also scored for the Avalanche, who won for the fifth time in seven games. Defenseman Tyson Barrie tied a career-high with three assists. The game was tied 2-2 before...
Via AP on Fox
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Tanguay's 3 points lead Avalanche over Stars

Alex Tanguay had a goal and two assists, Matt Duchene and Gabriel Landeskog had a goal and an assist each, and the Colorado Avalanche beat the Dallas Stars 4-2 on Saturday night. Jarome Iginla and Daniel Briere also scored for the Avalanche, who won for the fifth time in seven games. Defenseman Tyson Barrie tied a career-high with three assists. The game was tied 2-2 before the Avalanche...
Via AP on Fox
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Semyon Varlamov re-injures groin, back on the shelf

            Billy Hurst-USA TODAY Sports The Colorado Avalanche can’t seem to catch a break this year. Seemingly every bounce has gone against them this year, just a year after they seemingly had all the luck in the world on their side. They haven’t been bitten by the injury bug quite as hard as last year, but there are still...
Via Sports-Glory
November 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Avalanche three stars of the week

The Colorado Avalanche won two of three contests in the week ending on Nov. 16 – which was the first week that they have been over .500 this season – including two consecutive third period comebacks. They started the week by taking a 6-0 beating at the hands of the New York Islanders, but bounced back with come from behind victories over the New York Rangers and New Jersey Devils...
Via Mile High Sports
November 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Avalanche rumored to host future outdoor game

            The Winter Classic, the NHL’s annual New Year’s Day cash cow, isn’t going away any time soon and will likely only grow in size and spectacle. Unfortunately for Denver, they won’t be getting the NHL’s favorite day. With that in mind, the NHL is looking towards the future in terms of teams and host cities for other...
Via Sports-Glory
November 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Avalanche comeback to defeat Rangers in shootout

The Colorado Avalanche came from behind in the third period to defeat the New York Rangers 4-3 in a shotoout on Thursday night in Madison Square Garden. It was just the second road win of the season for the Avalanche (5-8-5), who bounced back from a 6-0 beat down at the hands of the New York Islanders on Tuesday. Daniel Briere was back in action against the Rangers (7-6-3) after...
Via Mile High Sports
November 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Islanders dismantle Avalanche on Long Island

The Colorado Avalanche failed to show up for their last ever game at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum, and they were throttled 6-0 by the New York Islanders on Veterans Day. The Islanders (10-5-0) will be moving out of the historic arena and into the new Barclays Center in Brooklyn next season. The Avalanche (4-8-5) season is quickly spiraling out of control with just one win...
Via Mile High Sports
November 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Semyon Varlamov being sued by ex-girlfriend

Colorado Avalanche goalie Semyon Varlamov is being sued by his ex-girlfriend who had previously accused him of domestic abuse, reports NBCSports.com. Varlamov was arrested on second-degree kidnapping and third-degree assault charges last October, but his case was dismissed in late December. In the lawsuit, Evgeniya Vavrinyuk, Varlamov’s ex-girlfriend, alleges repeated instances...
Via Sports-Glory
October 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Patrick Roy has the Avalanche back on track

DENVER (AP) Matt Duchene gets approached all the time by curious NHL players who want the lowdown on his passionate coach. They always ask the Colorado Avalanche forward the same thing, too: What's the story with Patrick Roy? Is he really that fiery? Is he difficult to play for? ''He's portrayed as this emotional, crazy (person),'' Duchene said. ''He couldn't be any more opposite...
Via AP on Fox
October 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Matt Duchene Fantasy Rankings 2014 2015

Year Team GP G A PTS +/- 2009 COL 81 24 31 55 1 2010 COL 80 27 40 67 -8 2011 COL 58 14 14 28 -11 2012 COL 47 17 26 43 -12 2013 COL 71 23 47 70 8 Matt Duchene | Center Forward Rank:  #19 Team:  Colorado Avalanche Age / DOB:  (23) / 1/16/1991 Ht / Wt:  5'11' / 200 Notes:  Matt
Via NHL Trade Rumors
October 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Five Avs that should be All-Stars this season

NHL hockey fans have been deprived of an All-Star Game for the past two seasons. Last year, it was due to the Winter Olympics and the year before was a result of the NHL lockout. It will return this season, as the NHL will host the All-Star Game on Jan. 25, 2015 in Columbus, Ohio. Meanwhile, the Avalanche’s young talent is blossoming into legitimate NHL stars. Here are the five...
Via Mile High Sports
September 29, 2014  |  Discuss

10 predictions for the 2014-15 Avalanche season

The Colorado Avalanche hosted their annual Burgundy/White Game yesterday at DU’s Magness Arena. As hockey fans anxiously await the start of the NHL season, here are 10 predictions for what’s in store for the 2014-15 Avalanche. 1. Nathan MacKinnon will lead the Avalanche in points. As a rookie last season, MacKinnon scored 24 goals and 63 points while playing in all 82 games....
Via Mile High Sports
September 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Duchene flashes late in Burgundy/White Game

The Colorado Avalanche’s annual Burgundy/White Game went off without a hitch today at DU’s Magness Arena. Matt Duchene’s White squad beat Gabriel Landeskog’s Burgundy team 4-3 in a game that came down to the wire. “It was fun and great to see the turn out. There were a ton of people here,” Gabriel Landeskog said after the game. The White team got goals from Joey Hishon...
Via Mile High Sports
September 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Two Avs players make top 50 in NHL 15

Video game releases of professional sports have almost become as anticipated as the start of the actual seasons. Each year, the amount of hype that surrounds the release of the newest installment of Madden surpasses that of the year before. With the rise of the Colorado Avalanche, hockey fans in the state now have another reason to look forward to the latest edition of EA Sports...
Via Mile High Sports
September 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Matt Duchene’s Wow Moment In The NHL

Being a young kid coming into the National Hockey League there are multiple chances to look around and see some of the same players that you looked up to, skating right beside you. Check out who Colorado Avalanche forward Matt Duchene faced in one of his first games that made him say ‘wow’. The post Matt Duchene’s Wow Moment In The NHL appeared first on Beyond The Benches.
Via Beyond The Benches
August 03, 2014  |  Discuss
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