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Nathan MacKinnon to miss 6-8 weeks with broken foot

Chris Humphreys-USA TODAY Sports The Colorado Avalanche announced Friday morning that forward Nathan MacKinnon will miss 6-8 weeks with a fractured foot. MacKinnon, 19, has 14 goals and 24 assists in 64 games this season for Colorado.  He has five goals in his last five games and nine points in his past 10 contests. The Avalanche are currently in last place in the Central...
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March 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Is Jarome Iginla a top 10 right winger?

  With his 14th goal of the season on Wednesday night against the Boston Bruins, Colorado Avalanche right winger Jarome Iginla moved into 20th all-time in goals scored with 574. That puts him just three behind Mark Recchi for 19th on the all-time list and he’ll need to crack the 600 mark to get further than that. Having hit such a big milestone, I was left wondering: where does...
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January 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Tyler Myers for Ryan O’Reilly? Not going to happen

Brace Hemmelgarn-USA TODAY Sports Seemingly every year for the last 50 or so years, the annual trade rumor mill has featured two names consistently: Tyler Myers and Ryan O’Reilly. Now, not to defend those who perpetuate those rumors constantly, but there’s reason for it: O’Reilly can’t seem to ever agree on a long-term deal with the Colorado Avalanche, leaving him looking...
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January 20, 2015  |  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...
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November 19, 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...
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October 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Avalanche place G Semyon Varlamov on IR

The Colorado Avalanche announced Thursday that goalie Semyon Varlamov has been placed on injured reserve with a groin injury. NEWS: The Avalanche has placed goaltender Semyon Varlamov on IR. Calvin Pickard has been recalled from the Lake Erie Monsters. — Colorado Avalanche (@Avalanche) October 16, 2014 Varlamov, 26, is 0-2-1 this season with a 3.80 goals against average. He made...
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October 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Avalanche goalie Jean-Sebastien Giguere retires from NHL

Colorado Avalanche goaltender Jean-Sebastien Giguere is calling it a career after 16 NHL seasons, a Conn Smythe Trophy and a Stanley Cup championship. Giguere announced Thursday he is retiring from the NHL. “On behalf of the Colorado Avalanche, I would like to congratulate Jean-Sebastien on an outstanding hockey career,” executive vice president of hockey operations Joe...
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August 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Avalanche, Ryan O’Reilly agree on two-year deal, avoid arbitration

The Colorado Avalanche and centre Ryan O’Reilly have avoided arbitration and agreed on a two-year contract that pays him $5.8 million next season and $6.2 million in 2015-16, reports TSN. The 23-year-old O’Reilly has scored 28 goals and added 36 assists in 80 games with the Avalanche in 2013-14. O’Reilly, selected by the Avalanche in the second round (33rd overall) of the 2009...
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July 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Avalanche sign Jarome Iginla to three-year deal

The Colorado Avalanche have signed forward Jarome Iginla to a three-year contract worth $16 million, reports TSN.com. In 78 games with the Boston Bruins in 2013-2014, Iginla scored 30 goals and added 31 assists. Iginla, 36, has 560 goals and 607 assists for 1167 points in 1310 career games with the Calgary Flames, Pittsburgh Penguins and Bruins. Iginla, originally selected by the...
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July 01, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Nino Niederreiter beats Varlamov in OT, Wild advance

The Minnesota Wild erased four one-goal deficits and ultimately became the only team in the series to win one on the road, beating the Colorado Avalanche 5-4 in overtime in a spectacular Game 7 to advance to the Western Conference Semifinals. Nino Niederreiter’s bomb that blew past Avs netminder Semyon Varlamov an rattled around the […] The post Nino Niederreiter bombs goal past...
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May 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Wild’s Mikael Granlund scores incredible diving OT game-winner to beat Avs (video)

Despite setting a franchise playoff record with 46 shots on goal — essentially from every conceivable angle — during Game 3 of its series against the Colorado Avalanche, the Minnesota Wild could not solve Semyon Varlamov. The Avs netminder had stonewalled the hometown team all night and had the crease and net locked down like […] The post Wild’s Mikael Granlund scores incredible...
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April 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Paul Stastny ties game, then scores in OT to lift Avs over Wild

With 3:01 remaining Patrick Roy pulled Semyon Varlamov and the Colorado Avalanche tied the Minnesota Wild 4-4 with 13.4 seconds left in the third period. Paul Stastny scored 7:27 into overtime after tying the game, lifting the Avalanche to a 5-4 victory over the Wild in Game 1 of the Western Conference quarterfinals Thursday night. “That overtime one, all five guys end up touching...
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April 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Avalanche: Matt Duchene out roughly four weeks

The Colorado Avalanche announced Monday that forward Matt Duchene will miss roughly four weeks with a knee injury. Duchene suffered the injury on his first shift of Saturday’s 3-2 victory over the San Jose Sharks.  He collided with teammate Jamie McGinn in the San Jose zone and fell to the ice.  Duchene skated to the bench on his own but did not return to the game. He had...
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March 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Paul Stastny willing to take hometown discount to stay with Avalanche

Colorado Avalanche center Paul Statsny could become an unrestricted free agent on July 1 if he is not re-signed. Statsny is in the final year of his five-year, $33-million contract, and told Terry Frei of The Denver Post that he “absolutely” would be willing to grant the Avalanche a discount. “Everybody knows how the business works,” Stastny said. “You can obviously go...
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March 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Milan Hejduk announces retirement after 14 seasons with Avalanche

Milan Hejduk announced his retirement Monday after after 14 NHL seasons with the Colorado Avalanche. “I was fortunate to play many years at this level with a great organization and unbelievable teammates,” said Hejduk.  “I realized my lifelong dream of not only playing in the NHL but winning a Stanley Cup.  My family and I are proud to call Denver home and are enjoying...
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February 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Avalanche sign Semyon Varlamov to 5-year extension

The Colorado Avalanche announced Thursday that the team has signed goaltender Semyon Varlamov to a five-year contract extension through the 2018-19 season. The Avalanche would not disclose the money on the contract but ESPN’s Pierre LeBrun reports it’s for $29.5 million, or $5.9 million per season. “Undoubtedly, Semyon has been an impact player for us this season,” said...
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January 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Avs’ Ryan O’Reilly injured while hugging teammates during celebration

Colorado Avalanche forward Ryan O’Reilly might miss Wednesday’s game against the Ottawa Senators because of a shoulder injury that he suffered while celebrating a goal Tuesday night. According to Adrian Dater of The Denver Post, O’Reilly jammed his shoulder when he extended his arms into the group hug. Via @HockeyWebCast [CBSSports.com] The post Avs’ Ryan O’Reilly injured...
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January 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Avalanche goalie Semyon Varlamov has charges dropped

USATSI A Denver judge has dismissed a domestic violence case against Colorado Avalanche goalie Semyon Varlamov because prosecutors said they could not prove the case beyond a reasonable doubt, reports The Denver Post. Varlamov, 25, was arrested and charged in October with misdemeanor assault after his girlfriend told police he knocked her down, stomped on her chest and dragged...
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December 20, 2013  |  Discuss
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