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The Colorado Avalanche have one of the league's hottest lines, their starting goaltender back from injury and a dominant record against their next opponent. What they don't have much of this season is success on home ice, but Wednesday night's matchup with the surging Ottawa Senators gives them an opportunity to change that. The Avalanche (8-12-1) opened their seven-game, 15-day...
Via AP on Fox
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Capitals shower Avalanche with goals en route to 7-3 victory

  WHERE/WHEN November 21, 2015 Game 20 Verizon Center, Washington, DC HIGHLIGHTS The Colorado Avalanche came into tonight’s game against the Washington Capitals looking to get things back on track after a three game winning streak to start their season-long seven-game road trip was followed immediately by losing two in a row. To say things got off to a dubious start would be...
Via BSN Denver
3 days ago  |  Discuss

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly from the past week with the Colorado Avalanche

  THE GOOD  Forward Matt Duchene found his sweet spot and rediscovered ways to score. In the last four games, he scored four goals and four assists totaling eight points. He was even named one of the NHL three stars of the week on November 16th. His resurgence to the scoring leader everyone knows he can be bodes well for the future of the Avalanche, once the rest of the team...
Via BSN Denver
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Colorado Avalanche penalty kill is killing their chances

The Colorado Avalanche penalty kill has been the sole reason for the team’s recent losses, which is disappointing, considering that at one point in the season it was one of the strongest areas of their game. In the last two games for Colorado, both losses, the Avalanche gave up five goals while on the penalty kill and another during a four-on-four situation. Not only has the penalty...
Via Mile High Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Breakdown: Game 19 – Penguins 4, Avalanche 3

By: @chetstead   At home against the Colorado Avalanche, the Pens’ offense made some more progress. The captain finally got a goal, hopefully breaking the ice on his season-long slump. Colorado’s top lines are stocked with talent, including 2013 first overall pick Nathan MacKinnon and 2009 third overall pick Matt Duchene. The Avalanche also have some depth issues. The Avs are...
Via The PensNation
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Between Shifts in San Antonio: Nikita Zadorov interview

  In today’s chat with Nikita Zadorov, we find out what the defenseman thinks of his skills, his reassignment to the AHL, and his coaches, both with the Avalanche and the Rampage. Zadorov also weighs in on the three-on-three overtime format and playing on special teams. Shout out to Steve House of Mile High Hockey for sound editing. Next week, we’ll sit down with goaltender...
Via BSN Denver
5 days ago  |  Discuss

REPORT: Nathan MacKinnon wants a long-term extension with the Avalanche

The Colorado Avalanche haven’t exactly proved that they’re willing to pull out their wallets when it comes to keeping their young stars in town — just ask Paul Stastny and Ryan O’Reilly. And whether letting those guys walk was the right decision or not, it definitely hasn’t sat well with a lot of Avalanche fans. In the coming months and years, though, they’ll have a...
Via Mile High Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

The Colorado Avalanche can’t start to panic now

Through the first month of the season, it seemed as if the Colorado Avalanche could never do enough to come out on top. When they played good defense, they couldn’t score. When they scored, they couldn’t play good defense. And through the whole time, Patrick Roy kept saying the same thing: “Don’t panic.” Roy felt the Avs were just an inch away from clicking, and so far...
Via Mile High Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Nathan MacKinnon is becoming a star despite being overshadowed by rookies and his team’s failures

Nathan MacKinnon’s rookie season went about as well as possible. The 2013 first overall pick won the Calder Trophy, put up 63 points and led the Colorado Avalanche from 29th overall the year before his arrival to a 112-point season and the Central Division title. The Avs fell in seven games in the opening round but the hockey world was abuzz about MacKinnon. Since the lockout,...
Via Bloguin Best
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Joe Sakic tells Matt Duchene trade rumors “came out of right field”

Despite persistent rumors, Matt Duchene wants to be part of the Colorado Avalanche’s future. The forward has been plagued by trade rumors this week, after it was reported head coach Patrick Roy wasn’t a fan of the Hamilton, Ontario, native. “It’s part of hockey. I’m not thinking about it too much,” Duchene told Mike Chambers of the Denver Post. “I’m an Av today...
Via Puck Drunk Love
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Gabriel Landeskog suspended two games for Brad Marchand hit; Marchand fined

Gabriel Landeskog’s hit on Brad Marchand will cost him some games — two, to be exact. The NHL Department of Player Safety announced Friday afternoon that Landeskog has been suspended two games for his hit on Marchand. The Colorado Avalanche captain was ejected Thursday night when he blindsided Marchand with what was deemed an illegal check to the head. The Department of Player...
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Nathan MacKinnon, Gabriel Landeskog Lead Group Of Young Avalanche Stars (Video)

The Boston Bruins defense certainly will have its hands full Thursday when the Colorado Avalanche hit the TD Garden ice. The Avs feature one of the most talented lines in hockey that includes three of their biggest stars. Nathan MacKinnon, the 20-year-old 2013 No. 1 overall draft selection, centers a line with 22-year-old captain Gabriel Landeskog and 24-year-old Matt Duchene. The...
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Patrick Roy isn’t a fan of Matt Duchene

Patrick Roy has been criticized pretty heavily for his handling of the Colorado Avalanche. A new report suggests that Roy isn’t a fan of Matt Duchene and the team may be shopping the forward for help on defense.  Mckenzie "Duchene in Colorado is a name ppl are keeping an eye on. They need a blueline and have a surplus up front" — Hope_Smoke (@Hope_Smoke) November 12,...
Via Puck Drunk Love
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Avalanche's Alex Tanguay out for an 'extended period' with knee injury

Alex Tanguay, a normal mainstay in the Colorado Avalanche lineup, will be sidelined for quite some time. Michael Martin Getty ImagesAlex Tanguay, who suffered a knee injury in Friday's game against the New York Rangers, will be out of the line up for quite some time.According to Mike Chambers of The Denver Post, general manager Joe Sakic said that Tanguay will be out for an "extended...
Via Fox Sports
15 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Peter Forsberg punks beer league team with total makeover

When you are a hockey legend and a handsome fellow like Peter Forsberg, it is tough to go unnoticed in America, let alone in his home country of Sweden. That is why when you are trying to pull a prank you have to pull out all the stops and hire a make up person to take some people to school. In a lot of these videos it is pretty darn tough to get the other players to believe...
Via Puck Drunk Love
18 days ago  |  Discuss

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