1. Cutthroats Fall in Five Games to Americans

    The Denver Cutthroats' bid to win a championship in their second season of existence came to an end this past weekend, but they were close...

    Drew Morita Written by Drew Morita about 9 months ago 44 reads 0 comments

  2. Offense an Integral Part of Avalanche Upswing

    A game of speed. That's what freshman head coach Patrick Roy wanted out of the Colorado Avalanche during his first season managing the bench in Denver. Just like in the days of past glory, Roy wanted to see the team use speed as a weapon...

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 9 months ago 193 reads 0 comments

  3. Avs Could Take Shot at Matt Niskanen

    Pittsburgh's Matt Niskanen took advantage of his increased opportunity when Kris Letang had a stroke in the middle of the season. Niskanen finished with a plus-33 rating — best among NHL defensemen...

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 9 months ago 495 reads 0 comments

  4. Sampling of Free Agent D the Avalanche Might Pursue

    In Sunday's paper and online we listed five major things the Avalanche would like to address in the off-season and short blurbs about the current players, plus a column on Paul Stastny...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 9 months ago 293 reads 0 comments

  5. Dater: Waiting to Re-Sign Paul Stastny Was Risky

    In Chicago , right before the NHL trade deadline, Matt Keator and Avalanche executive Joe Sakic came to an agreement. Not for a new contract for Keator's client, Paul Stastny, but to agree to talk about one later, after the season...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 9 months ago 239 reads 0 comments

  6. Nathan MacKinnon joins Team Canada for World Championships

    Nice addition for Team Canada's world championship roster today. Avs rookie Nathan MacKinnon was named to the roster. He will join the team Monday in Zurich.....

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Scott Semmler about 9 months ago 161 reads 0 comments

  7. MacKinnon to Join Team Canada for Worlds

    Kevin Driscoll Written by Kevin Driscoll about 9 months ago 62 reads 0 comments

  8. Dater: Waiting to Re-Sign Paul Stastny Was Risky

    In Chicago , right before the NHL trade deadline, Matt Keator and Avalanche executive Joe Sakic came to an agreement. Not for a new contract for Keator's client, Paul Stastny, but to agree to talk about one later, after the season...

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 9 months ago 164 reads 0 comments

  9. Season Over, Colorado Avalanche Mulling What Went Wrong in Playoffs

    As a goaltender, Patrick Roy never believed in the "It takes time to learn to win; winning is a process" meme. He preferred to skip right to the head of the class, winning the Stanley Cup as a rookie with the Montreal Canadiens in 1986...

    Benjamin Zweiman Written by Benjamin Zweiman about 9 months ago 179 reads 0 comments

  10. Colorado Avalanche's Magic Carpet Ride Crashes to Reality

    In the end, the pointy-headed stat nerds were right about the Colorado Avalanche . All those bad Corsi numbers , all those putrid Fenwick Close figures, they actually meant something...

    Adrian Dater Written by Adrian Dater about 9 months ago 3,000 reads 22 comments

  11. Hochman: Avalanche Experiences Growing Pains with Loss to Minnesota Wild

    The lone, lonely teardrop sat under his right eye, rounded, not unlike a puck rested behind the red goal line...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 9 months ago 144 reads 0 comments

  12. Colorado Avs lose in Game 7 to Minnesota Wild

    You can blame me if you want. I predicted the Avs in seven before the series, in the newspaper. We all know my predictions are never, ever right...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 9 months ago 1,015 reads 0 comments

  13. Kiszla: Semyon Varlamov the Goat in Shocking Loss

    In an arena stunned into silence by the shock of a 5-4 overtime loss that eliminated the Avalanche from the NHL playoffs, a tough, awkward question hung in the air: Is Semyon Varlamov ...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 9 months ago 356 reads 0 comments

  14. Complete Guide for Colorado Avalanche's 2014 Offseason

    The Colorado Avalanche are headed to the golf course a little earlier than their fans would have liked, but they had an amazing season. The Avalanche by no means were a Stanley Cup favorite, let alone a favorite to make the playoffs...

    Tom Urtz Jr. Written by Tom Urtz Jr. about 9 months ago 6,041 reads 12 comments

  15. Young Avalanche Unable to Stop Resilient Wild as Minnesota Moves on to Round 2

    Four times they had the lead. Four times they lost it. In the end, the Colorado Avalanche just didn ’t have the experience to close out the game and the series. It wasn ’t for lack of effort...

    Steve Macfarlane Written by Steve Macfarlane about 9 months ago 3,727 reads 8 comments

  16. Final Report Card for the Colorado Avalanche's 2013-14 Season

    The Colorado Avalanche were eliminated by the Minnesota Wild in the first round on Wednesday night, but the Avs had an amazing season...

    Tom Urtz Jr. Written by Tom Urtz Jr. about 9 months ago 3,529 reads 20 comments

  17. Avalanche Feeling Game 7 Confident on Heels of Game 6 Loss

    Avs center Matt Duchene skated at noon Tuesday at the team's Centennial practice facility with a handful of healthy scratches from Game 6...

    David Scipione Written by David Scipione about 9 months ago 45 reads 0 comments

  18. Hochman: Avs Clearly Can Win This Series

    Amid losing, can you forecast winning? Yes, Monday night stunk. Oh, Lord Stanley, the Avalanche had chances to steal a game in Minnesota ...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 9 months ago 163 reads 0 comments

  19. Avs Loss to Wild Sets Up Game 7 in Denver

    I just typed a long blog, then lost ALL THE COPY with one wrong hit of some wrong key. I'm beyond furious at this, but I'll do a mini-version of what I said...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 9 months ago 41 reads 0 comments

  20. Patrick Roy Gets Opportunity to Coach His First Game 7 for Avalanche

    Patrick Roy lost only twice at home in a Game 7 as a player with the Avalanche : once to Edmonton in 1998, and another to his current opponent, the Minnesota Wild , in 2003. The latter was the final game of his career...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 9 months ago 47 reads 0 comments

  21. Wayne Gretzky Big Fan of Colorado Avalanche Rookie Nathan MacKinnon

    ST. PAUL, Minn. — Not much different than sommeliers and their cabernets, when it comes to greatness, sports fans are connoisseurs on couches...

    Varoon Bose Written by Varoon Bose about 9 months ago 332 reads 0 comments

  22. Zach Parise Leads Wild Past Avalanche to Force Game 7

    ST. PAUL, Minn. — The combined average salary cap hits of the three players who gave the Minnesota Wild the winning goal Monday is more than $22 million. There is a reason Zach Parise, Ryan Suter and Mikko Koivu get the big bucks...

    Varoon Bose Written by Varoon Bose about 9 months ago 201 reads 0 comments

  23. VIDEO: Paul Stastny Cup-Checks Cody McCormick, Scores After Penalty

    The ongoing trend of NHL players getting giving their opponents a rather unwelcome tap between the legs continued Monday night in Game 6 of the Colorado Avalanche 's series with the Minnesota Wild ...

    Mike  Denevi Written by Mike Denevi about 9 months ago 48 reads 0 comments

  24. Nathan MacKinnon's Legend Growing After OT Winner Adds to Incredible 1st Round

    He is not old enough to drink legally in the state of Colorado, nor to gamble in a casino. Pot is legal in Colorado, but Nathan MacKinnon is three years away from being able to do that too...

    Adrian Dater Written by Adrian Dater about 9 months ago 15,849 reads 111 comments

  25. Video: Parenteau Scores Tying Goal, Sends Avs-Wild Game 5 to Overtime

    This is the 2014 Stanley Cup playoffs, so apparently no lead is really safe. It seems that way at times, doesn't it?.....

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Scott Semmler about 9 months ago 125 reads 0 comments