1. Dater: Avs Need More Defense but Shouldn't Mortgate Future to Get It

    The Avalanche was already sniffing around for help on defense, and that was before Jan Hejda suffered what first appeared to be a serious knee injury, but luckily turned out to be a sprain that will keep him out only up to two weeks...

    Benjamin Zweiman Written by Benjamin Zweiman about 9 months ago 81 reads 0 comments

  2. Jan Hejda out 10-14 Days with Knee Sprain

    Benjamin Zweiman Written by Benjamin Zweiman about 9 months ago 45 reads 0 comments

  3. Avalanche Edge Flames 3-2

    CALGARY, Alberta -- Maxime Talbot finally got his name on the score sheet as a member of the Colorado Avalanche ...

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  4. Roy 'Not Disappointed' Following Loss to Oilers

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 9 months ago 40 reads 0 comments

  5. Avs D Jan Hejda Headed Back to Denver

    EDMONTON, Alberta — Avalanche wastes one tonight, losing 8-2 to the Oilers at Rexall Place. Edmonton scores the last five goals, four in the third period and three within the last five minutes...

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  6. Jan Hejda (knee) Will Not Return vs. Oilers

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Jackie Shepard about 9 months ago 42 reads 0 comments

  7. Frigid Temps, Three Tough Tests Await on Trip

    An ominous message was written Tuesday morning on a whiteboard inside the Avalanche 's practice-facility locker room at South Suburban Family Sports Center in Centennial...

    Alexandra Irving Written by Alexandra Irving about 9 months ago 18 reads 0 comments

  8. Semyon Varlamov Could Be Russian Goalie Starter in Olympics

    Even before Columbus Blue Jackets goalie Sergei Bobrovsky was injured Tuesday night, many observers believed the Avalanche 's Semyon Varlamov was the favorite to be the starting goalie for Russia in February's Winter Olympic Games in Sochi...

    Alexandra Irving Written by Alexandra Irving about 9 months ago 31 reads 0 comments

  9. Is the Avalanche Interested in Florida Defenseman Dmitry Kulikov?

    According to ace Rogers Sportsnet reporter/podcast host Jeff Marek they are. Marek, one of the hockey media people I respect a lot, said on the air that his sources are telling him ...

    Alexandra Irving Written by Alexandra Irving about 9 months ago 56 reads 0 comments

  10. The Most Disappointing Colorado Avalanche so Far in 2013-14

    How hard is it to find disappointing players on a team tied for the second-most wins in the National Hockey League with such perennial contenders as the Pittsburgh Penguins and San Jose Sharks ? The answer is “incredibly...

    Christopher Leone Written by Christopher Leone about 9 months ago 1,900 reads 5 comments

  11. Avalanche Coach Patrick Roy OK with Stats, but Limits Their Value

    Michael Lewis, the author of "Moneyball," can cross Patrick Roy off his list of potential interviewees for a hockey version of his best-selling book...

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  12. Are the Colorado Avalanche Really as Good as Their Record Suggests?

    A year ago, the Colorado Avalanche had the second-worst record in the NHL , ahead of only the awful Florida Panthers . This season, the team is 19-6-0 and on pace for 125 points...

    Jonathan Willis Written by Jonathan Willis about 9 months ago 5,684 reads 31 comments

  13. Semyon Varlamov Recovering from Injury, to Start for Avs on Thursday

    Neither Semyon Varlamov nor Alex Tanguay was on the practice ice for the Avalanche on Tuesday, but Avs fans should not fear. Both are expected back on skates Wednesday and, in Varlamov's case, to play Thursday in Edmonton ...

    Benjamin Zweiman Written by Benjamin Zweiman about 9 months ago 63 reads 0 comments

  14. Avalanche Players Visit Children's Hospital Colorado

    The 19-6 Avalanche visited Children's Hospital Colorado on Monday in what captain Gabe Landeskog and others say is one of the best events of the season...

    Alexandra Irving Written by Alexandra Irving about 9 months ago 29 reads 0 comments

  15. Predicting the Next 5 Colorado Avalanche Prospects to Arrive in the NHL

    With the second-most wins in the NHL through this past weekend, it seems that the Colorado Avalanche have found themselves in competition for a playoff spot as this season progresses...

    Christopher Leone Written by Christopher Leone about 9 months ago 1,294 reads 4 comments

  16. Ryan Wilson, Alex Tanguay Appear Closer to Coming off IR for Avalanche

    Defenseman Ryan Wilson and winger Alex Tanguay were the only Colorado Avalanche players to skate Monday before the entire team made its annual visit to Children's Hospital in Aurora...

    Benjamin Zweiman Written by Benjamin Zweiman about 9 months ago 47 reads 0 comments

  17. Cody McLeod Ejected for Boarding Jonas Brodin

    Colorado Avalanche winger Cody McLeod said he doesn't want to hurt anyone, but he made another questionable hit on Friday, as he was ejected for boarding Minnesota Wild defenseman Jonas Brodin...

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  18. Projecting the Best Colorado Avalanche at Each Position in 5 Years

    With the existence of the salary cap and the heavy roster turnover that comes with it, it’s hard to project how NHL rosters will look one year from now, let alone five...

    Christopher Leone Written by Christopher Leone about 9 months ago 354 reads 2 comments

  19. Duchene In, Stastny out for Avalanche

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  20. No Fightin' Words for St. Louis Blues Now

    It didn't fill the room with as much laughter as his 1996 Stanley Cup playoffs "I've got my two Stanley Cup rings plugging my ears" response to Jeremy Roenick, but Avalanche coach ...

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  21. Report: Duchene (Oblique) Could Return Friday

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  22. Practice Update: Nov. 25

    The Avalanche practiced Monday for the first time since returning to Denver from its perfect two-game road trip to Phoenix and Los Angeles last Thursday and Saturday...

    Alexandra Irving Written by Alexandra Irving about 9 months ago 14 reads 0 comments

  23. Demotion Unable to Derail Tyson Barrie's Career with Avs

    During training camp in September, Avalanche defenseman Tyson Barrie was expected to run with a top-four role and put his minor-league career away for good. Instead, he had to roll with more punches...

    Eric Drobny Written by Eric Drobny about 9 months ago 82 reads 0 comments

  24. Colorado Avalanche's Stock Watch for Top-Six Forwards

    At 17-5-0, the Colorado Avalanche have greatly surpassed many expectations for them under first-year head coach Patrick Roy...

    Christopher Leone Written by Christopher Leone about 9 months ago 305 reads 0 comments

  25. John Mitchell Getting Big Role in Big Moments for Avs

    In his final year with the New York Rangers , John Mitchell played in the 2012 Eastern Conference finals, the highlight of his NHL career. On a different level, Mitchell's second season with the Avalanche is similarly special...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 9 months ago 30 reads 0 comments