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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
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Canadiens-Avalanche Preview

Patrick Roy has watched Colorado underachieve most of the season, but the Avalanche coach knew that the defending Central Division champions had it in them to improve. Their recent surge is providing proof. Colorado seeks its sixth victory in eight games while also trying to deal the visiting Montreal Canadiens a season-worst fourth straight defeat Monday night. The Avalanche (9...
Via AP on Fox
27 days ago  |  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

It’s time to start panicking about the Avalanche

That’s it; it’s time to throw in the towel and hit the abort button on the 2014-15 season for the Colorado Avalanche. Forget contending for the division or worrying about playoff seeding; it’s time to start pondering how high of a draft pick the Avs can land. Lets put a fork in this one because it’s done. All right, that might be an overreaction (and a lot of idioms), but...
Via Mile High Sports
November 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Dustin Byfuglien flattens Tyson Barrie with monster check (GIF)

Winnipeg Jets forward Dustin Byfuglien flattened Colorado Avalanche defenseman Tyson Barrie with a monster check into the corner boards during Sunday night's game at the MTS Centre.Byfuglien then immediately followed it up with a takedown of Avalanche center John Mitchell when he tried to stick up for his teammate.Byfuglien was credited with eight hits in the game, more than anyone...
Via Holdout Sports
October 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Panthers top Avalanche in overtime

The Colorado Avalanche jump-started their power play on Tuesday night against the Florida Panthers, but they blew a lead for the fourth consecutive game and lost in overtime. “We battled back,” coach Patrick Roy said. “That is the thing I can say. Down 2-0, we scored two power-play goals. We took the lead. Unfortunately for us, giveaways cost us the third goal and they tied...
Via Mile High Sports
October 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Galchenyuk scores in OT, Canadiens beat Avs 3-2

MONTREAL (AP) Alex Galchenyuk scored at 3:28 of overtime to give the Montreal Canadiens a 3-2 exhibition victory over the Colorado Avalanche on Thursday night. Galchenyuk stickhandled around Tyson Barrie and beat goalie Reto Berra with a quick shot just after a power play ended. Max Pacioretty and P.K. Subban also scored for Montreal (2-0-0). Barrie and Gabriel Landeskog scored...
Via AP on Fox
September 25, 2014  |  Discuss

ST: Andy Kamrath dominates Frequent Flyer 50 presented by SL Promotions

On Thursday night at Sunset Speedway, Andy Kamrath would lead flag-to-flag en route to scoring the victory in the Frequent Flyer 50 presented by SL Promotions at Sunset Speedway. It marks Karmath’s fourth big victory of the year after winning the Spring 35 at Sunset to start the year back in May, before sweeping the pair of Mini Stock National events at Kawartha Speedway.   With...
Via On Pit Road
September 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Avs look to build off momentum in Roy's 2nd year behind bench

  Jarome Iginla took a few wrong turns and got lost heading into the office for his first day of work. So new to town, it's understandable the Colorado Avalanche forward can't quite navigate his way to the Pepsi Center yet. His direction on the ice, though, is impeccable. That's why the Avalanche brought his leadership to Denver, hoping the 37-year-old can take them to the next...
Via AP on Fox
September 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Avs look to build off momentum in Roy's 2nd year

DENVER (AP) Jarome Iginla took a few wrong turns and got lost heading into the office for his first day of work. So new to town, it's understandable the Colorado Avalanche forward can't quite navigate his way to the Pepsi Center yet. His direction on the ice, though, is impeccable. That's why the Avalanche brought his leadership to Denver, hoping the 37-year-old can take them to...
Via AP on Fox
September 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Avs face several key games in 2014-15

Colorado Avalanche hockey is just around the corner as the puck drops to start the NHL season just a month from today. With training camp getting under way next week, let’s take a look at some of the must-see games on the Avalanche schedule for the 2014-15 season. Colorado Avalanche @ Minnesota Wild on Thursday, Oct. 9th, 2014 The Avalanche’s season opener will be an opportunity...
Via Mile High Sports
September 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Avalanche News: Tyson Barrie Signs New Deal

Tyson Barrie is returning to the Colorado Avalanche.#486251203 / gettyimages.comThe Denver Post's Mike Chambers reports the team announced Barrie's new two-year, $5.2M deal on Thursday, finishing contract talks between the Avalanche and the 23-year-old defensemen. The deal's AAV hits right within Chamber's previous prediction of Barrie's contract, as he believed the Canadian-born...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
September 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Tyson Barrie re-signs with Avalanche

The wait is finally over for Colorado Avalanche fans. Tyson Barrie, the last major remaining restricted free agent (you may remember the other being recurring free-agent and major negotiating opponent Ryan O’Reilly) left for the Avalanche to sign, has inked a brand new deal and will be in camp with the team. There was a little bit of concern in Avalanche camp after the Edmonton...
Via Sports-Glory
September 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Tyson Barrie re-signs with Avalanche

The wait is finally over for Colorado Avalanche fans. Tyson Barrie, the last major remaining restricted free agent (you may remember the other being recurring free-agent and major negotiating opponent Ryan O’Reilly) left for the Avalanche to sign, has inked a brand new deal and will be in camp with the team. There was a little bit of concern in Avalanche camp after the Edmonton...
Via Sports-Glory
September 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Avalanche D Barrie signs 2-year deal after breakout season

  The Colorado Avalanche signed Tyson Barrie to a two-year deal after a breakout season by the defenseman. Barrie gave the Avalanche an offensive presence at the blue line as he led the defensemen with 13 goals. The 23-year-old played a big role in helping the team advance to the playoffs under first-year coach Patrick Roy. Barrie was a key loss when he went out in Game 3 of the...
Via AP on Fox
September 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Avs sign Tyson Barrie to two-year deal

The Colorado Avalanche announced Thursday that they have come to terms on a two-year contract with defenseman Tyson Barrie. Barrie was the most notable player on the roster that did not have a contract heading into training camp. BREAKING: the #Avs have signed Tyson Barrie to a two-year contract. http://t.co/yNzovTPKfC pic.twitter.com/bfYY5sDx2h — Colorado Avalanche (@Avalanche...
Via Mile High Sports
September 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Avs, O’Reilly avoid arbitration with deal

The dark days of the ongoing contract dispute between the Colorado Avalanche and 23-year-old forward Ryan O’Reilly have seemingly come to an end–for the time being–as both parties have agreed to terms on a two-year deal, according to Adrian Dater of The Denver Post. O'Reilly and Avs avoid arbitration! Two years, 5.8, 6.2. Happy days here again! — Adrian Dater (@adater)...
Via Mile High Sports
July 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Avalanche trade PA Parenteau to Canadiens for Daniel Briere

The Colorado Avalanche traded forward PA Parenteau and a fifth-round pick in the 2015 NHL Draft to the Montreal Canadiens in exchange for forward Daniel Briere on Monday., reports NHL.com.  Briere waived his no-move clause in order for the trade to be completed. Parenteau, 31, had 32 goals and 76 points in 103 games over two seasons in Colorado.  In 55 games last season...
Via Sports-Glory
June 30, 2014  |  1 Comment

NHL Releases 2014-15 Schedule

#490588433 / gettyimages.comToday, the National Hockey League released it's 2014-15 schedule. As soon as the NHL releases their television schedule, I will post some games of interest. Perusing the schedules, I found a few items of interest. My two favorite NHL teams, the Boston Bruins and the Minnesota Wild will meet on October 28, 2014, at the TD North Garden. They two teams meet...
Via Goon's World
June 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Avalanche once again shopping Parenteau

The Colorado Avalanche are once again shopping talented right-winger P.A. Parenteau. The 6-foot, 190-pound forward is a speedy playmaker with good hands and vision. COL shopping winger P.A. Parenteau. Two years left on his deal at $4M per year. #TSN — Bob McKenzie (@TSNBobMcKenzie) June 16, 2014 Parenteau has two years remaining at $4 million each on his four-year deal with the...
Via Mile High Sports
June 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Stastny, Benoit should be offseason priorities for Avs

There’s less than a month until NHL free agency day and the Colorado Avalanche, like many teams across North America, have some important decisions to make regarding the future of the franchise. On the tail end of a rebuild, with light brightening at the end of a gloomy tunnel, the Avalanche must do two things in order to remain headed in the right direction. First, the club must...
Via Mile High Sports
June 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Roy’s defensive strategy helped Avalanche succeed

The entire premise of the game of hockey is to score more goals than the other team. That’s the point and any further analysis only serves to muddy the simplicity of the game. There’s no other way to win. Sure, things like stats—fancy or otherwise—can be useful in painting a picture, but it all ties back to the original objective (winning), which is directly related to who...
Via Mile High Sports
May 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Tyson Barrie Out, Suspension Coming For Matt Cooke?

As if the 1-0 overtime loss suffered in Game 3 wasn’t tough enough on the Colorado Avalanche, they lost one of their bright young stars on defense for the foreseeable future. Early in the second period, Avalanche defenseman Tyson Barrie was hit knee-on-knee by Minnesota Wild forward, and notorious troublemaker, Matt Cooke. As Barrie was starting up on the attack, Cooke went after...
Via Grandstand University
May 02, 2014  |  Discuss
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