1. Death or Glory

    ow do you build a winner in the NHL ? Or, more specifically, how do you rebuild one? How do you take a team that has fallen out of contention today and doesn't have the assets to ...

    Varoon Bose Written by Varoon Bose about 8 months ago 58 reads 0 comments

  2. Avalanche's Nathan MacKinnon Moves Back to Wing vs. St. Louis

    For Thursday night's game against the St. Louis Blues , rookie Nathan MacKinnon will be back at right wing for the Avalanche ...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 8 months ago 28 reads 0 comments

  3. Avalanche Lines and Defensive Pairs Against St. Louis Blues

    Alexandra Irving Written by Alexandra Irving about 8 months ago 27 reads 0 comments

  4. Positivity, Hard Work Led to Holden's First Score

    It's Sunday night, and Avalanche defenseman Nick Holden is standing in front of his stall deep inside Pepsi Center. It's been about an hour since he scored his first NHL goal and helped the Avs to another victory...

    Alexandra Irving Written by Alexandra Irving about 8 months ago 6 reads 0 comments

  5. Johnson Credits Roy for Ditching 'Chip-It-Up-the-Wall' Hockey

    At 14-3-0, the Colorado Avalanche continue to be the surprise of the season, finding success with a mix of speed and aggression that was absent in previous seasons...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 8 months ago 31 reads 0 comments

  6. Colorado Avalanche Salutes the Duke: Milan Hejduk Retires

    “I believe the first test of a truly great man is his humility .” -John Ruskin If you’re looking for an example of humility, look no further than the now-retired Milan Hejduk ...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Derek Staudt about 8 months ago 1,392 reads 1 comments

  7. Czech Paper: Milan Hejduk Has Retired from NHL

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 8 months ago 189 reads 0 comments

  8. Avalanche Chase 7-0-0 Road Mark in Carolina

    The Colorado Avalanche will put their 6-0-0 road record on the line against the Carolina Hurricanes on Tuesday. Colorado coach Patrick Roy said the key to winning away from Denver is making the right adjustments to combat each opponent's strengths.

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 8 months ago 26 reads 0 comments

  9. Postgame notebook: Nov. 10

    The Avalanche had four goals Sunday night in its 4-1 win against the Capitals , and each score was impressive...

    Alexandra Irving Written by Alexandra Irving about 8 months ago 15 reads 0 comments

  10. Avs Putting Perfect Road Record on Line Tuesday at Carolina

    The Avalanche will put its perfect road record on the line Tuesday night at the PNC Arena against the Carolina Hurricanes ...

    Alexandra Irving Written by Alexandra Irving about 8 months ago 11 reads 0 comments

  11. Avalanche's Jan Hejda Enjoying Breakout Season as Strong Defenseman

    The unsung hero in the Avalanche 's 14-2 start is the guy who was considered a bust as a free-agent signee in 2011. Make no mistake, defenseman Jan Hejda finally is enjoying his NHL career in Denver...

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 8 months ago 34 reads 0 comments

  12. Avs Hold off Flames to Continue Hot Start

    DENVER -- Jean-Sebastien Giguere wasn't perfect, but he was good enough to keep the Colorado Avalanche rolling...

    Benjamin Zweiman Written by Benjamin Zweiman about 9 months ago 21 reads 0 comments

  13. Ryan Wilson (Back) out at Least 2 Weeks

    Varoon Bose Written by Varoon Bose about 9 months ago 25 reads 0 comments

  14. Matt Duchene Building a Case for Superstardom

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 9 months ago 156 reads 0 comments

  15. Nathan MacKinnon Moved Back to Center by Coach Patrick Roy with Avs

    The news out of Avalanche practice Thursday: Ryan Wilson has a back injury and highly doubtful for Friday's game with the Flames ...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 9 months ago 45 reads 0 comments

  16. Report: D-Man Wilson (Back) out Indefinitely

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 9 months ago 3 reads 0 comments

  17. Avalanche Defenseman Wilson Hurt His Back AgainstPredators

    The Colorado Avalanche had their six-game winning streak snapped Wednesday, and it appears they may also lose defenseman Ryan Wilson to injury...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 9 months ago 10 reads 0 comments

  18. Wilson, Predators End Avs' Winning Streak

    Although the Nashville Predators couldn't keep Colorado off the scoreboard, they did keep the Avalanche out of the record book...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 9 months ago 29 reads 0 comments

  19. Matt Duchene Is Fast. Really, Really Fast

    I was kibbitzing with a couple of hockey folks last week about Team Canada and the likelihood that one player in particular would earn a chance to wear the maple leaf in Sochi...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 9 months ago 26 reads 0 comments

  20. Avs Coach Patrick Roy Says Talbot "is Sandpaper as Much as Downie"

    At Avalanche practie on Monday, I asked Patrick Roy about last week's trade that sent Steve Downie to Philadelphia for Max Talbot...

    Benjamin Zweiman Written by Benjamin Zweiman about 9 months ago 42 reads 0 comments

  21. Nathan MacKinnon's Growth on Full Display

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

  22. Red-Hot Avalanche Can Stay in Stanley Cup Hunt by Finishing .500

    Arguably — and I'm not arguing the point — the Stanley Cup playoffs is pro sports' most exciting postseason. Electrifying, emotional and excruciating for the winner. A champion has to post 16 victories over four seven-game series...

    Benjamin Zweiman Written by Benjamin Zweiman about 9 months ago 28 reads 0 comments

  23. Alex Tanguay out 'Minimum 2 Weeks' with Knee Injury

    Patrick Roy on Alex Tanguay: "Out for a minimum of two weeks and then he'll be reevaluated." So it could be longer folks...

    Benjamin Zweiman Written by Benjamin Zweiman about 9 months ago 38 reads 0 comments

  24. Avs Assign Tyson Barrie to AHL; Recall D-Man Matt Hunwick

    Roy also said that D Tyson Barrie will be reassigned to @monstershockey and the #Avs will recall D Matt Hunwick...

    Benjamin Zweiman Written by Benjamin Zweiman about 9 months ago 16 reads 0 comments

  25. Frei: Young Avalanche Players Fully Aware of Team's Storied Past

    Saturday night was the most obvious example of how this 2013-14 Avalanche team is both staging a turnaround on the ice and constructing a bridge linking the present to the franchise's glory years...

    Eric Drobny Written by Eric Drobny about 9 months ago 51 reads 0 comments