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Avalanche end 3-game skid, top Canucks 4-1

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) Gabriel Landeskog and Alex Tanguay each had a goal and an assist, and Reto Berra made 33 saves to lead the Colorado Avalanche past the Vancouver Canucks 4-1 on Thursday night. Jarome Iginla also scored and Ryan O'Reilly added two assists as Colorado snapped a three-game losing streak. John Mitchell added a late empty-net goal. Yannick Weber scored...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Devils-Avalanche Preview

Injuries are a major reason why the Colorado Avalanche's playoff chances are fading, but the possible return of Semyon Varlamov could provide some hope. Varlamov may be back Thursday night as the Avalanche try to bounce back from a defeat by continuing their success against the New Jersey Devils. Colorado (30-26-11) won the Central Division last season, but reaching the playoffs...
Via AP on Fox
19 days ago  |  Discuss

The Avalanche finally get a win over the Wild

The Colorado Avalanche finally beat the Minnesota Wild, 3-2, in their fifth and final meeting of the season on Sunday at the Xcel Energy Center. The Avalanche – who beat the Columbus Blue Jackets on Saturday – picked up four huge points in their push for a playoff spot over the weekend. The Wild (36-22-7) won the previous four over the Avalanche (30-25-11) this season by a combined...
Via Mile High Sports
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Avalanche-Stars Preview

Things seem to have gotten desperate enough for the Colorado Avalanche that coach Patrick Roy just pulled a goaltender with 12 minutes left in a game. The Avalanche will try to get their push for a second straight playoff berth back on track Saturday night by completing a season sweep of the Dallas Stars. Colorado (26-24-11) fell in Nashville 5-2 on Tuesday after winning four of...
Via AP on Fox
February 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Predators overpower Avalanche in Nashville

The Colorado Avalanche came out flat and got beat down, 5-2, by the Nashville Predators on Tuesday night at Bridgestone Arena. Pekka Rinne was hardly tested as the Avalanche (26-24-11) mustered just eight shots in the first 40 minutes. The Predators (41-13-7) have now won six straight at home – allowing only seven goals in those contests. They improved to 23-1-3 when leading after...
Via Mile High Sports
February 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Predators down Avs to win NHL-best 35th game

NASHVILLE, Tenn.  -- Calle Jarnkrok, Craig Smith, Roman Josi and Filip Forsberg scored to help the Nashville Predators beat the Colorado Avalanche 5-2 Tuesday night in the opener of a three-game homestand. Pekka Rinne made 18 saves in his NHL-best 35th win, and the Predators padded their lead atop the NHL standings with 89 points. Nashville also clinched the season series with its...
Via AP on Fox
February 24, 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

Reto Berra scores empty-netter in Lake Erie debut

In his Lake Erie Monster debut, Avalanche backup goaltender Reto Berra became the 11th goalie in AHL history to score a goal with an empty-netter late in a 5-1 victory over the Chicago Wolves on Friday. Berra is just the seventh netminder to actually shoot the puck into the net in the league’s 79-year history. With the goalie pulled and about 90 seconds left in the game, the Wolves...
Via Mile High Sports
January 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Avalanche Goalie Reto Berra Aimed, Shot, and Scored a Goal down in the AHL

Colorado Avalanche Goalie Reto Berra, on a conditioning stint in Lake Erie for the Lake Erie Monsters, shoots and scores ... and then celebrates. Berra is the 11th goalie in AHL history to score a goal. Monsters won game 5-1.Follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Subscribe by Email, or Return home for Top sports news.
Via Bob's Blitz
January 17, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Opponents not happy with goalie's celebration

Goalies scoring goals are like fat guy touchdowns: They don’t happen often, and they aren’t often pretty, but they’re always fun to watch. Reto Berra became the latest goaltender to turn the tables, as he found the back of the net Friday night in an AHL game. Berra’s currently playing for the Colorado Avalanche’s AHL affiliate, the Lake Erie Monsters, and he’s making...
Via NESN.com
January 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Goalie Reto Berra scores goal for Lake Erie in AHL

  Reto Berra became the 11th goalie in American Hockey League history to score when he fired a shot into an empty net in the Lake Erie Monsters' 5-1 victory over the Chicago Wolves on Friday night. With Chicago goalie Matt Climie off for an extra attacker, Berra lofted a shot that slid into the empty net with 1:26 left to make it 4-1. He's the seventh AHL goalie to actually shoot...
Via AP on Fox
January 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Avalanche Injury Update: Varlamov suffers another groin injury, out a 'couple weeks'

Colorado Avalanche goalie Semyon Varlamov injured his groin for a third time at practice Monday and will again be shut down, Avalanche coach Patrick Roy told NBC Sports' Pro Hockey Talk. #450683873 / gettyimages.com Rookie Calvin Pickard was recalled later Monday and is the scheduled starter Tuesday against the Nashville Predators at the Pepsi Center. Pickard will bypass backup...
Via Sports Injury Alert
December 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Avalanche fight back for win in Arizona

The Colorado Avalanche overcame an early three-goal deficit to defeat the Arizona Coyotes 4-3 in overtime on Tuesday night at Gila River Arena. It’s the fourth time the Avalanche (8-9-5) have come back in the third period and won in the their last five games. The Coyotes (9-12-2) scored three goals on their first eight shots to chase Reto Berra from the game and take a 3-0 lead...
Via Mile High Sports
November 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Avalanche rally past Hurricanes

DENVER -- Zach Redmond scored his second goal of the game with 1:35 remaining, and the Colorado Avalanche rallied to beat the Carolina Hurricanes 4-3 on Saturday night. Jarome Iginla had a goal and an assist, and Erik Johnson also scored for the Avalanche, who have won three of four. Calvin Pickard had 17 saves in relief of Reto Berra. Colorado trailed 3-2 late but controlled play...
Via AP on Fox
November 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Avalanche rally past Hurricanes

DENVER -- Zach Redmond scored his second goal of the game with 1:35 remaining, and the Colorado Avalanche rallied to beat the Carolina Hurricanes 4-3 on Saturday night. Jarome Iginla had a goal and an assist, and Erik Johnson also scored for the Avalanche, who have won three of four. Calvin Pickard had 17 saves in relief of Reto Berra. Colorado trailed 3-2 late but controlled play...
Via Fox Sports Carolinas
November 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Ovechkin scores brilliant goal off own rebond (Video)

Alex Ocecchkin and the Washington Capitals were in action against the Colorado Avalanche in Denver on Thursday night.  The Capitals won the game 3-2 and the best moment of the game came when Ovechkin showed why he was one of the best hockey players in the world with a brilliant goal with six minutes of the third period to play. Ovechkin received the puck from defenseman Bradley...
Via DC Sports-Kings
November 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Capitals-Avalanche Preview

Alex Ovechkin's scoring has been down for a month, and games against the Colorado Avalanche have produced similarly uninspiring numbers for the Washington Capitals' three-time MVP. He won't have to deal with goaltender and former teammate Semyon Varlamov when the Capitals conclude a three-game trip Thursday night in Denver. Varlamov, a former Capital and Ovechkin's Russian Olympic...
Via AP on Fox
November 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Avalanche G Varlamov day-to-day with groin injury

  The Colorado Avalanche say goaltender Semyon Varlamov is day-to-day after re-aggravating a groin injury and that defenseman Ryan Wilson will undergo season-ending shoulder surgery. Varlamov tweaked his groin again in a win over New Jersey on Saturday. He missed three games last month because of the groin. Reto Berra will be in goal Wednesday against Washington. Calvin Pickard...
Via AP on Fox
November 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Varlamov has groin injury, Pickard recalled

Bad news from the Colorado Avalanche – the club announced Tuesday morning that Semyon Varlamov is day-to-day with a groin injury and that they have recalled Calvin Pickard from the Lake Erie Monsters. Varlamov missed practice on Tuesday and there was no timetable released for his return. The injury is especially alarming because Varlamov was forced to miss three games on the injured...
Via Mile High Sports
November 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Semyon Varlamov day-to-day with groin injury

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) The Colorado Avalanche say goaltender Semyon Varlamov is day-to-day after re-aggravating a groin injury and that defenseman Ryan Wilson will undergo season-ending shoulder surgery. Varlamov tweaked his groin again in a win over New Jersey on Saturday. He missed three games last month because of the groin. Reto Berra will be in goal Wednesday against Washington...
Via AP on Fox
November 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Avalanche Injury Update: Varlamov day-to-day with groin injury

Semyon Varlamov of the Colorado Avalanche will be day-to-day with a groin injury, according to an announcement made on the Avalanche website. #457248570 / gettyimages.com Varlamov had been already dealing with a groin ailment this season and was placed on IR in mid-October, missing three games in the process. He had tweaked his groin in a pre-game skate in Ottawa on October...
Via Sports Injury Alert
November 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Avalanche comeback falls short in Philadelphia

The Colorado Avalanche third period rally fell just short as they lost to the Philadelphia Flyers 4-3 at Wells Fargo Center on Saturday night. The first period was uneventful until Nathan MacKinnon took an ill-advised five-minute boarding penalty that changed the course of the game at 19:07 of the opening frame. MacKinnon clearly didn’t have intent to cause an injury, but the...
Via Mile High Sports
November 10, 2014  |  Discuss

NHL Hockey Night in Canada Picks – 11/8/14

It is a very busy Saturday in the NHL today with 12 games in total, and 11 that won’t get underway until 7:00 PM EST. The Panthers and Flames are currently going at it in Sunrise, with the Floridian’s up 1-0 early on. Saturday for hockey fans is the equivalent of Sunday for football fans. You’re always guaranteed to get some great games week in and week out. Below are our...
Via The Garbage Time
November 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Avs' Varlamov says groin healed, will start in net Friday vs. Canucks

  Colorado Avalanche goaltender Semyon Varlamov says he's healed from a groin injury and will start Friday night against Vancouver. In a video on the team's website, Varlamov told reporters after practice Thursday that he feels good. The Russian goaltender went on injured reserve after tweaking his groin in a pregame skate last Thursday at Ottawa. Reto Berra started against the...
Via AP on Fox
October 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Varlamov says groin healed, will start vs. Canucks

DENVER (AP) Colorado Avalanche goaltender Semyon Varlamov says he's healed from a groin injury and will start Friday night against Vancouver. In a video on the team's website, Varlamov told reporters after practice Thursday that he feels good. The Russian goaltender went on injured reserve after tweaking his groin in a pregame skate last Thursday at Ottawa. Reto Berra started against...
Via AP on Fox
October 23, 2014  |  Discuss
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