COLORADO AVALANCHE NEWS

Former Flame Sarich eyes return following horrific bicycle accident

Veteran defenseman Cory Sarich is looking to return to the ice after missing all of last season while recovering from injuries sustained in a bicycling accident."I've spoken with a few teams," the 37-year-old Sarich told the Calgary Herald on Tuesday. "That’s been obviously the goal — to try to see if there’s any interest out there. Nothing so far. I’m just going to keep...
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Avalanche take big step toward getting back to hockey

Football is all the buzz in Denver right now, but even though it’s still 90-plus degrees out Colorado Avalanche hockey is way closer than you probably realize. We’re a mere 20 days away from the first game of the new year. Yes, it’ll only be a preseason contest against the Ducks, but it’s at Pepsi Center and the crew is already getting ready to go. Look what went down yesterday...
Via Mile High Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

San Antonio Rampage Season Preview: On the Cusp

  The San Antonio Rampage opening night roster is starting to take shape as depth signings continue to trickle in. While some players are fully expected to start the season in Texas, there are more than a few who will be battling for a spot with the Avalanche on opening night. This week begins a series of articles looking at the Rampage roster and what we should expect for the start...
Via BSN Denver
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Avs 20th Anniversary Top Goalies Poll

2015-16 will mark the Colorado Avalanche’s 20th season in Denver. The team that brought Colorado it’s first major professional sports championship has provided countless great memories through the years, all made possible by some of the greatest players to ever lace ‘em up. Some were all-time greats. Some were local legends. Some had momentary flashes of brilliance. And some...
Via Mile High Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Avs 20th Anniversary Top Forwards Poll

2015-16 will mark the Colorado Avalanche’s 20th season in Denver. The team that brought Colorado it’s first major professional sports championship has provided countless great memories through the years, all made possible by some of the greatest players to ever lace ‘em up. Some were all-time greats. Some were local legends. Some had momentary flashes of brilliance. And some...
Via Mile High Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Avs 20th Anniversary Top Defensemen Poll

2015-16 will mark the Colorado Avalanche’s 20th season in Denver. The team that brought Colorado it’s first major professional sports championship has provided countless great memories through the years, all made possible by some of the greatest players to ever lace ‘em up. Some were all-time greats. Some were local legends. Some had momentary flashes of brilliance. And some...
Via Mile High Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

2015-16 Central Division Preview: Colorado Avalanche

2014-15 record: 39-31-12 (90 points) 7th place in the Central Division, 11th place in the Western Conference Goals For: 219 Goals Against: 227 Power Play: 15.0% (29) Penalty Kill: 84.6% (5) Team Faceoff Pct: 50.8% (14) Key Offseason Moves 2015 Top Draft Pick: Round 1 – Pick 10 – F Mikko Rantanen Additions: Carl Soderberg, […] The post 2015-16 Central Division Preview: Colorado...
Via Committed Indians
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Why Nathan MacKinnon Will Score 30 Goals for the Avalanche Next Season

  The Colorado Avalanche haven’t had a 30-goal scorer in many moons. In fact, no player has hit the 30-goal milestone while playing in burgundy and blue since Joe Sakic and Milan Hejduk both broke the barrier in 2006-07. That season, Joe Sakic also reached 100 points, the last Avalanche player to hit triple digits in overall scoring. Scoring goals has gotten progressively harder...
Via BSN Denver
6 days ago  |  Discuss

For Avs, it all comes down to the core

The 2015-16 NHL season will be an interesting one for the Colorado Avalanche, to say the least. After a surprising playoff appearance in Patrick Roy’s first season as coach, followed by a disappointing sophomore season that saw Roy and 2013 No. 1 overall draft pick Nathan MacKinnon miss the playoffs, there’s really no telling what’s in store this year. With training camp less...
Via Mile High Sports
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Can the Avalanche find a Ryan O'Reilly replacement?

When the Colorado Avalanche sent Ryan O'Reilly to the Buffalo Sabres, that was in no way, shape or form an insignificant loss.O'Reilly finished with 38 assists and 55 points last season, good for second and third, respectively, on the Avalanche.Colorado wanted to keep O'Reilly on the team, but according to G.M. Joe Sakic, the Avalanche simply couldn't meet O'Reilly's contract demands...
Via Fox Sports
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Five NHL teams who should rebound in 2015-2016

Which teams made the best moves over the summer and should take a step forward in 2015-16? Whether through trade, free agency or the draft, the five teams below have improved their rosters over the summer and should see an improved record this season. Colorado Avalanche DENVER, CO – APRIL 19: Nathan MacKinnon #29 of the Colorado Avalanche skates against the Minnesota Wild in Game...
Via Puck Drunk Love
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Daniel Briere Retires After 17 NHL Seasons

After 17 NHL seasons that saw him suit up for 5 different teams Daniel Briere has announced his retirement from professional hockey. Briere a 1st round pick was drafted 24th overall by the Pheonix Coyotes in the 1996 NHL Entry Draft. While not the largest guy standing at 5’9″ and weighing 174 lbs. he emerged from the 2004 lockout as an offensive juggernaut for the Buffalo...
Via Real Sports Entertainment Network
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Danny Briere retires after 17-year NHL career

Danny Briere’s long and productive NHL career has come to an end. The 37-year-old forward announced his retirement Monday after 17 seasons in the NHL. He played for the Philadelphia Flyers, Montreal Canadiens, Buffalo Sabres, Arizona Coyotes and Colorado Avalanche. “After taking a few weeks to think about it, it’s time to hang them up and spend a little more time at home...
Via NESN.com
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Just my take: The Colorado “C” gets an “F”

  The Colorado flag is completely played out. They hand you a beer coozy and a t-shirt emblazoned with the well-worn Colorado “C” when you cross the border or get off your plane at DIA, wide eyed at the wonder that is the Centennial state. The Colorado “C”, once the realm of local hipsters trying to show pride in the Rocky Mountain region, is now more common than a small...
Via BSN Denver
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Where you’ll find the top Avs prospects this season

With the 2015-16 NHL season just over two months away, it’s time to start lacing up those skates and preparing for another 82-game season that will hopefully extend into the postseason for the Colorado Avalanche. Before the NHL season starts, NHL.com is reviewing all 30 teams in the league and identifying their top five prospects. Here, we offer our take on the five they’ve...
Via Mile High Sports
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Icethetics reveals Avs new Alternate jerseys

After the 2014-15 NHL season, the Colorado Avalanche retired their alternate “blueberry” jerseys.  But have no fear, the Avs will have a brand new alternate jersey for the upcoming year. At the end of July, Icethetics gave fans a sneak peek at the brand new jerseys the Avalanche will be wearing this season. Though they didn’t get it quite right. #Avs fans, prepare yourself...
Via Mile High Sports
22 days ago  |  Discuss

These are reportedly the new 3rd jerseys for the Anaheim Ducks and Colorado Avalanche

The Anaheim Ducks and the Colorado Avalanche will be wearing new alternate sweaters in 2015-16. Details about the jerseys have been mostly kept quiet save a few teases here or there, but Icethetics apparently has the first look of what’s to come for the Ducks and Avs. The Ducks: The Avs: The images are just renderings, but they should give fans a pretty accurate idea of what...
Via Puck Drunk Love
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Anaheim Ducks, Colorado Avalanche, have alternate jersey revealed

Icethetics.com, a website that specializes in hockey jerseys, has leaked the Anaheim Ducks and the Colorado Avalanches' third jersey.It marks the Avalanche's first third-jersey in 15 seasons, and the first new uniform since 2009.The jersey sports features a brand new logo on the main crest, a new number design and a Colorado state patch on the shoulder.The Ducks sport a brand new...
Via Fox Sports
23 days ago  |  Discuss

New Colorado Avalanche Third Jerseys Unveiled

  The hockey jersey website Icethetics.com revealed an exclusive first look at the new third jerseys to be used by the Colorado Avalanche in the upcoming 2015-16 season. The Avalanche are expected to officially unveil the jersey later. Having retired the recent “blueberry” third jerseys after six seasons in use, the Avalanche shift gears into more of an homage to the old Colorado...
Via BSN Denver
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Calvin Pickard appears to be Avs No. 2

Goalie Calvin Pickard will be in a Colorado Avalanche sweater for at least another year as he awaits his chance to take over the primary duties behind Semyon Varlamov. The team announced Thursday the new agreement with the 23-year-old goalie. Last season Pickard played in 16 games and had a 6-7 record. He also had three OTLs on the season. He made 511 saves for a. 932 SV percentage...
Via Mile High Sports
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Colorado Avalanche Signs Calvin Pickard

  The Colorado Avalanche have announced they signed restricted free agent goalie Calvin Pickard to a one-year contract. The contract is a two-way contract worth $850,500 at the NHL level. The 23-year old Pickard had a breakthrough season last year as he made his NHL debut while filling in for injured goaltender Semyon Varlamov and pushing backup Reto Berra to regain his form. Pickard...
Via BSN Denver
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Colorado Avalanche All-Time Roster

  Last week on Twitter a lively debate about the Colorado Avalanche All-Time Roster sprung up as I was sifting through the team’s history for no particular reason. As a result of the discussion, I decided to sit down and actually come up with what my all-time Avalanche roster would look like and provide some reasoning behind the selections. It’s also August and I have nothing...
Via BSN Denver
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Avalanche Stadium Series pre-sale announced

Next year, the Colorado Avalanche will be making history in the state of Colorado. The Avs will be the first team to ever play an outdoor NHL hockey game in Colorado. But not just any Avs team will be taking the ice. Joe Sakic, Peter Forsberg and Patrick Roy among others will be suiting up to face their bitter arch rivals of that era, the Detroit Red Wings on February 26, 2016 in...
Via Mile High Sports
August 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Signing with the Avalanche was easy for Soderberg

When Carl Soderberg was traded to the Colorado Avalanche this offseason, the Avalanche were quickly able to sign the 29-year-old forward.It turns out, according to the Denver Post, Soderberg didn't really want to have to deal with being a free agent, and he was more than happy to quickly sign his five-year, $23.75 million deal.“I was waiting for Boston to come back to me,” Soderberg...
Via Fox Sports
July 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Daniel Briere is on the fence about retiring

Daniel Briere is a man without a contract. At 37, Briere is currently debating whether or not he should return and skate in 2015-16 or hang up his skates and call it a career. Briere has spent time with the Philadelphia Flyers, Montreal Canadiens and the Colorado Avalanche over the last three seasons and his career is now at a crossroads. After struggling with the Avalanche last...
Via Puck Drunk Love
July 27, 2015  |  Discuss
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