1. Avs Ultimately Plan on Sending Pickard Back to AHL

    The Colorado Avalanche plan on keeping Calvin Pickard around through the Christmas holiday, but eventually he'll return to the AHL, the Denver Post reports...

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  2. Semyon Varlamov Returns to Post Shutout as the Avs Blow out St. Louis

    The Avalanche 's best period of the season was supported by an even better one Tuesday night, and heading into the third against the St...

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  3. Avs' Bordeleau out 8-10 Weeks with Fractured Kneecap

    As if missing Colorado 's first 32 games after undergoing offseason back surgery wasn't trying enough for fourth-liner Patrick Bordeleau, now he's got a fractured knee cap and will be out another 8-10 weeks...

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  4. Morning Skate Report: Dec. 23

    Goaltender Semyon Varlamov will return to the Colorado Avalanche lineup for this evening's game against the St. Louis Blues after missing the last six contests with a groin injury...

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  5. Semyon Varlamov Back in Net for Avs; Patrick Bordeleau out 8-10 Weeks

    Rookie goalie sensation Calvin Pickard will remain with the Avalanche through Christmas and is scheduled to start Saturday against the visiting Chicago Blackhawks .....

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  6. Return of Semyon Varlamov Means the End of a Rookie's Run

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  7. Postgame: Calvin Pickard Backstops 2-1 Win at Detroit

    lease see the previous blog about the Avalanche goaltending situation. After this 2-1 win at Detroit , Calvin Pickard has established himself as one of the NHL 's best goaltenders or just one of the luckiest...

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  8. Pickard Makes One Last Bid to Stay, Beats Wings in Nine-Round SO

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  9. Roy: 95 Percent Chance Varlamov Will Return Tuesday

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  10. Colorado Avalanche Cruises to 5-1 Victory at Buffalo Sabres

    BUFFALO, N.Y. — Promoting Max Talbot to Matt Duchene's line and putting John Mitchell between wingers Alex Tanguay and Jarome Iginla didn't lead to an onslaught of Avalanche goals Saturday night...

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  11. Tanguay's 3 Points Give Avs Edge on Sabres

    The Avalanche offense found its much-missed mojo against the struggling Sabres . Tanguay, Mitchell, and Johnson all finished with multiple points and Cal Pickard played another outstanding 60 minutes in the team's 5-1 victory...

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  12. Mitchell Scores on Return from IR

    Alex Tanguay recorded two goals and an assist while Jarome Iginla set up three tallies as visiting Colorado won for only the second time in eight games......

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  13. Tanguay Scores 2, Avalanche Beat Sabres 5-1

    BUFFALO, N.Y. -- Alex Tanguay scored twice, Calvin Pickard made 28 saves and the Colorado Avalanche beat the Buffalo Sabres 5-1 on Saturday night. .....

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  14. Mitchell (Leg) Officially Activated off IR

    John Mitchell officially activated from injured reserve list. He will be in the #Avs lineup for tonight's game...

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  15. Patrick Bordeleau Back with Avs After 'Frustrating' Recovery

    Patrick Bordeleau is back with the Avalanche — after he was activated from injured reserve on Tuesday — but he'll remain a healthy scratch for the time being.....

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 8 days ago 54 reads 0 comments

  16. Change Can Become Fine Line for the Avalanche

    Looking at a game slipping away against the Winnipeg Jets last week, Avalanche coach Patrick Roy twisted his lineup with a late change. He paired two of Colorado's oldest players — and it paid immediate dividends...

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 8 days ago 46 reads 0 comments

  17. Avs Ready for Mumps on Road to Pittsburgh

    An additional, microscopic worry might weigh on the Avalanche when the team travels to Pittsburgh for a Thursday game against the Penguins .....

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 8 days ago 43 reads 0 comments

  18. Avs Activate Brad Stuart, Patrick Bordeleau; Calvin Pickard to Keep Starting

    A difficult road trip ahead, the Avalanche on Tuesday brought back reinforcements from the team's injury list...

    Drew Morita Written by Drew Morita about 10 days ago 56 reads 0 comments

  19. Avalanche Among Best on Penalty Kill Despite Other Struggles

    If the Avalanche is able to start winning again, despite a difficult road stretch ahead, it will probably happen with the tables tilted.....

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 10 days ago 46 reads 0 comments

  20. Former Avalanche Teammates Understand Paul Stastny's Decision to Leave

    In his first game against the Avalanche on Saturday night, Paul Stastny didn't do any damage against his former team. He produced just one shot and was minus-1 in 12:43 of ice time as St...

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 10 days ago 4 reads 0 comments

  21. Avalanche falls to Blues in overtime despite Erik Johnson's two goals

    Intense, controversial and physical — on the ice and in the stands — summed up the latest installment of the St. Louis Blues - Avalanche rivalry Saturday night...

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 12 days ago 48 reads 0 comments

  22. Video: Jarome Iginla Fights Barret Jackman

    Beyond scoring a ton of goals, Colorado Avalanche forward Jarome Iginla is known for two seemingly conflicting things: being a nice guy and fighting quite a bit for a star player...

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  23. Gabriel Landeskog's Fight vs. Andrew Ladd Big for Avalanche

    If the Avalanche looks back at Thursday's come-from-behind, overtime victory over Winnipeg as a turning point this season, it won't be goals the Avs see...

    Alexandra Irving Written by Alexandra Irving about 13 days ago 48 reads 0 comments

  24. Jets' Ladd and Avs' Landeskog Throw Down in Slugfest Between Captains

    If this fight between Winnipeg Jets captain Andrew Ladd and Colorado Avalanche captain Gabriel Landeskog is any indiction, there may be a new rivalry budding in the Central Division...

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  25. Video: Landeskog and Ladd Go Toe-to-Toe

    In a battle of Central Division foes, the captains for both the Winnipeg Jets and Colorado Avalanche decided to juice the game a little bit by dropping the gloves...

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