COLORADO AVALANCHE NEWS

Panthers down Avalanche in overtime on Boyes' tally

  Brad Boyes scored a power-play goal 2:23 into overtime and the Florida Panthers beat the Colorado Avalanche 4-3 on Tuesday night. Jussi Jokinen had two assists, including one on the winner. Jokinen fed Boyes with a pass from the backboards and Boyes blasted a shot past goaltender Reto Berra to give the Panthers their second road win. Roberto Luongo stopped 30 shots, Sean Bergenheim...
Via AP on Fox
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Avalanche Injury Update: Berra and Varlamov return this week

Colorado Avalanche head coach Patrick Roy said the team wouldn't panic when it came to injuries to their top two goaltenders, starter Semyon Varlamov and backup Reto Berra. Yesterday, they were informed they will getting both net-minders back this week.#186403000 / gettyimages.comAccording to Mike Halford of ProHockeyTalk,  the Avalanche plan on removing Varlamov from injured...
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16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Berra, Varlamov set to return to Avalanche

It’s been a rough start to the 2014-15 season for the Colorado Avalanche, but for the first time this year, the Avs (and their fans) can breathe a little sigh of relief. AHL farmhands Calvin Pickard and Sami Aittokallio did their best, but the big-leaguers are on their way back: Reto Berra practiced fully on […] The post Berra, Varlamov set to return to Avalanche appeared first...
Via Two Pad Stack
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

5 steps for the Avs to get their season on track

Six games into last season, the Colorado Avalanche were 6-0 and everyone was trying to figure out if their group of young and talented players was for real. The unproven bunch finished the regular season with 112 points and a Central Division title. This time around, they stumbled out of the gate to a 1-4-1 record and are at risk of letting the season slip away before they have...
Via Mile High Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Florida Panthers at Colorado Avalanche game preview

TV: FOX SPORTS FLORIDA TIME: PREGAME COVERAGE BEGINS AT 9:00 P.M. The Colorado Avalanche don't seem too concerned about their slow start. Looking to bounce back from a rough trip, the Avalanche try to avoid a fourth consecutive defeat Tuesday night against the visiting Florida Panthers. Last season, Colorado (1-4-1) opened with six straight victories and won 14 of its first 16...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Florida Panthers at Colorado Avalanche game preview

TV: FOX SPORTS FLORIDA TIME: PREGAME COVERAGE BEGINS AT 9:00 P.M. The Colorado Avalanche don't seem too concerned about their slow start. Looking to bounce back from a rough trip, the Avalanche try to avoid a fourth consecutive defeat Tuesday night against the visiting Florida Panthers. Last season, Colorado (1-4-1) opened with six straight victories and won 14 of its first 16...
Via Fox Sports Florida
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Panthers-Avalanche Preview

The Colorado Avalanche don't seem too concerned about their slow start. Looking to bounce back from a rough trip, the Avalanche try to avoid a fourth consecutive defeat Tuesday night against the visiting Florida Panthers. Last season, Colorado (1-4-1) opened with six straight victories and won 14 of its first 16 en route to the Central Division title. This season has started...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Report: Avalanche pass on Ilya Bryzgalov

The Colorado Avalanche had a rough day in Ottawa earlier this week. On the same day, the Avalanche lost both goaltender Semyon Varlamov and goaltender Reto Berra to injuries. Varlamov suffered a groin injury during the morning skate and Berra suffered a head/neck injury after a collision. With both goalies on the shelf for an undetermined amount of time, the Avs are a team who...
Via Puck Drunk Love
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Avalanche pass on Ilya Bryzgalov

The Colorado Avalanche had a rough day in Ottawa earlier this week. On the same day, the Avalanche lost both goaltender Semyon Varlamov and goaltender Reto Berra to injuries. Varlamov suffered a groin injury during the morning skate and Berra suffered a head/neck injury after a collision. With both goalies on the shelf for an undetermined amount of time, the Avs are a team who...
Via Bloguin Best
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Banged-up Avalanche declined Bryzgalov’s services

The Colorado Avalanche are short a couple goalies with Semyon Varlamov and Reto Berra currently out with injuries, but they’ve turned down the services of Ilya Bryzgalov. According to Sportsnet’s Damien Cox, Bryzgalov’s agent reached out to Avalanche brass and the team wasn’t interested in adding the veteran netminder.
Via Pro Sports Daily
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Canadiens survive Avalanche's desperate comeback attempt

The Canadiens’ best players were their best players as Montreal defeated the Colorado Avalanche 3-2 Saturday night at the Bell Centre. P.K. Subban scored two goals and goaltender Carey Price played his strongest game of the season with 32 saves, including a game-saver on Jamie McGinn in front with 20 seconds remaining. It was Price’s league-leading fourth win and the Canadiens...
Via Pro Sports Daily
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Avs goalies Calvin Pickard, Sami Aittokallio deserve chance

After general manager Joe Sakic called on another minor-league goalie to add depth to the Avalanche's injury-riddled position Friday, coach Patrick Roy was asked about his own availability. He also was asked about signing former rival Martin Brodeur, an unrestricted free agent who is looking for a job in the NHL. Roy's answers were no on both counts. He said Calvin Pickard...
Via Pro Sports Daily
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Nathan MacKinnon to continue at center, between Gabe Landeskog and Ryan O’Reilly

Our latest story looks at what the Avalanche has planned in net heading into Saturday night’s game against the Canadiens. Some line items: With John Mitchell back as the third-line center, Nathan MacKinnon has ditched 30-something linemates Alex Tanguay and Daniel Briere and is now with Gabe Landeskog and Ryan O’Reilly. MacKinnon, 19, has more in common with Landeskog, 21,...
Via Pro Sports Daily
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Avalanche podcast: Rocky start to the season

The Colorado Avalanche first five games of the season gave hosts JJ Jerez and Nathan Roth plenty to discuss in this week’s episode of the Avalanche podcast. The Avs missed their opportunity at revenge against the Wild and blew two third period leads en route to 1-3-1 record to start the season. Goaltenders Semyon Varlamov and Reto Berra are both on the shelf with injuries and the...
Via Mile High Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Injuries, regression to mean hurting Avalanche

We’re just five games into the 2014-15 season, but the Colorado Avalanche might be in trouble. After making a surprise run to the Central Division crown last season, the Avs have been slow out of the gate thusfar, going 1-3-1 through their first five games. Sure, that’s not a huge sample size, but there are […] The post Injuries, regression to mean hurting Avalanche appeared...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Avalanche Injury Update: Goalie Reto Berra Injured on Thursday

The Colorado Avalanche continue to lose goalies as Reto Berra left Thursday night’s game at the 2:46 mark of the first period when he was involved in a collision with Ottawa Senators center Kyle Turris. Colorado was leading the game 1-0 at the time but ended up losing 5-3. #476983717 / gettyimages.comThe injury to Reto Berra is being described as an upper body injury which occurred...
Via Sports Injury Alert
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Video- Colorado Avalanche Goalie Reto Berra Leaves The Game With A Leg Injury

No update from the Avalanche on Berra. Earlier today Semyon Varlamov was put on IR with a groin injury and that leaves Calvin Pickard as the only healthy goalie for the Avs at this point.  
Via Kukla's Korner
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Avalanche Injury Update: Semyon Varlamov has been put on IR, Reto Berra will start tonight

Colorado Avalanche goaltender Semyon Varlamov has been placed on injured reserve with a groin injury, according to Chris Peters at cbssports.com.#487557597 / gettyimages.comVarlamov, 26, skated with the team Thursday morning but had to leave practice early.  The lingering groin injury is apparently worse than initially believed.  Varlamov was the Avalanche's team MVP last...
Via Sports Injury Alert
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Avs place goalie Semyon Varlamov on injured reserve

  The Colorado Avalanche have placed goaltender Semyon Varlamov on injured reserve with a groin ailment. The move is retroactive to Tuesday, when the Russian goalie possibly tweaked his groin in a 3-2 overtime loss in Toronto. Varlamov is 0-2-1 with a 3.80 goals-against average so far this season. He shined last season with Patrick Roy behind the bench, leading the NHL with 41 wins...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Avalanche Injury Update: John Mitchell to be in lineup tonight for first time since last April

The Colorado Avalanche forward John Mitchell will return to the ice tonight against the Ottawa Senators, according to Mike Chambers of The Denver Post.#485082993 / gettyimages.comThe 29-year-old center hasn't played since April 10 of last season.  He has been suffering from concussion-like symptoms and migraines.  Head coach Patrick Roy said Mitchell will most likely play...
Via Sports Injury Alert
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Avalanche place Varlamov on injured reserve

DENVER (AP) The Colorado Avalanche have placed goaltender Semyon Varlamov on injured reserve with a groin ailment. The move is retroactive to Tuesday, when the Russian goalie possibly tweaked his groin in a 3-2 overtime loss in Toronto. Varlamov is 0-2-1 with a 3.80 goals-against average so far this season. He shined last season with Patrick Roy behind the bench, leading the NHL...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  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...
Via Sports-Glory
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Semyon Varlamov headed to the IR

The Colorado Avalanche have placed goalie Semyon Varlamov on IR with groin injury. Calvin Pickard has been called up from the Lake Erie Monsters. Varlamov has been put on IR. Calvin Pickard has been called up from the Monsters. #News #AlltheConfirmed — Ryan Boulding (@rboulding) October 16, 2014
Via Mile High Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Mitchell set to make season debut, Varlamov injured

Center John Mitchell will make his 2014-15 debut tonight as the Colorado Avalanche take on the Ottawa Senators on the road. Mitchell missed the final two games of last year’s regular-season, the playoffs, all of the preseason, and the start of this season with concussion-like symptoms. “It’s been a while and, obviously, it’s disappointing not to start the season on time,...
Via Mile High Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Avalanche Injury Update: Semyon Varlamov is a game-time decision due to groin injury

The Colorado Avalanche have decided to make Semyon Varlamov a game-time decision tonight when the Avs take on the Senators in Ottawa. According to CJ Stevens of TSN1200 in Ottawa, coach Patrick Roy may sit the Vezina Trophy runner-up due to a groin issue.#485083049 / gettyimages.comIt's not yet clear if Varlamov (0-2-1, 3.80 GAA, .910 save percentage) injured the groin in the...
Via Sports Injury Alert
5 days ago  |  Discuss
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