1. Avalanche to Start Rookie Calvin Pickard in Net Against Hurricanes

    Calvin Pickard, over the weekend recalled for his fourth stint with the Avalanche this season, is set to get the start in the Colorado net Tuesday night as the five-game trip continues at Raleigh, N...

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  2. Patrick Roy, Avs Refuse to Plan Too Far Ahead with Start of Road Trip

    NHL arenas that were open during Patrick Roy's playing career generally summon echoes for the Avalanche coach, but the Verizon Center is a remembrance of an especially important night for him...

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  3. Avalanche's Winning Streak Ends at Three with Loss at Washington

    WASHINGTON — Patrick Roy had to take a lot as an NHL goaltender in the mayhem in front of the net, and he dished some back. And on Monday night.....

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  4. Avalanche Offense Locked Down Against Capitals

    The Colorado Avalanche fell 2-1 to the Washington Capitals on Monday night to end their three game win streak...

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  5. Burnside: Johnson Shoveling Avs out of Hole

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  6. Erik Johnson, Avs Defenseman, Named to 2015 NHL All-Star Game

    Colorado Avalanche defenseman Erik Johnson was selected to the 2015 NHL All-Star game, the league announced Saturday...

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  7. Colorado Avalanche Looking to Cut Down on Opponents' Shots

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  8. Avs' Semyon Varlamov Stellar Again in 5-2 Victory over Ottawa Senators

    It would be clever to type in Russian here that the Avalanche again has a hot goaltender, but there's the little matter of having to use the Cyrillic alphabet to pull that off...

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  9. Varlamov Strong Agains as Avs Down Senators

    Colorado was looking at an idle spring a few weeks ago. Thanks to some great goaltending and a winning record over the last three weeks, the Avalanche are climbing back into the playoff race...

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  10. Nathan MacKinnon, 19, 'Starting to Find It' on Right Wing for Avs

    In his Calder Trophy-winning first season with the Avalanche , Nathan MacKinnon dramatically improved his scoring after Christmas.....

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  11. Semyon Varlamov Ready to Go for Avs After 54-Save Performance

    Semyon Varlamov had a 54-save shutout at Chicago on Tuesday night and acknowledged that he was dehydrated and exhausted as the game ended, but he will be back in the Colorado net Thursday night against the Ottawa Senators at the Pepsi Center...

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  12. Forward Cody McLeod Plays Despite Pain

    Cody McLeod did not participate in the Avalanche 's morning skate Tuesday at the United Center and was questionable for the ensuing game. McLeod did play against the Blackhawks , albeit with some pain...

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  13. Semyon Varlamov Saves 54 Shots as the Avs Shut out Chicago

    Goals by Nathan MacKinnon and Max Talbot within a 24-second span early in the first period and a extraordinary 60-minute effort by goalie Semyon Varlamov lifted the Avalanche to ...

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  14. VIDEO: Avalanche Score 2 Goals in 24 Seconds Against Blackhawks

    Nathan MacKinnon helped the Colorado Avalanche jump out to a 2-0 lead in the opening 77 seconds of Tuesday's game against the Chicago Blackhawks ...

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  15. Nick Holden Looks to Bounce Back After Slow Start for Avs

    Defenseman Nick Holden spent five seasons in the American Hockey League and played seven games for the Columbus Blue Jackets in cameo callups.....

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  16. Patrick Roy on Good Karma, Bad Karma; Matt Duchene on Goal Drought

    Here's my Monday post-practice “quick” online story, taking a look at the Avalanche goaltending plans for the near future.....

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  17. Avs' Semyon Varlamov to See 5th Straight Start in Net Tuesday at Chicago

    Patrick Roy last week delivered a very public work-harder challenge to Avalanche backup goaltender Reto Berra, and at least in this schedule stretch minus games on back-to-back nights, he seems committed to not giving Semyon Varlamov any games off...

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  18. Colorado Avalanche Rookie Borna Rendulic Moves Up to Second Line

    Rookie Borna Rendulic, the Croatian would-be sensation who scored his first career goal in his fourth NHL game last week, climbed up the Avalanche 's line chart Sunday.....

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  19. O'Reilly Heating Up in Time...for Trade Rumors

    Ryan O'Reilly centered the Avalanche 's best line Sunday against Columbus in Colorado. His blue-collar work set up several chances for Jarome Iginla and Alex Tanguay...

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  20. Savard's Long Goal Leads Blue Jackets Pas Avs 4-3

    DENVER -- David Savard drove in shot from just inside the blue line at 18:59 of the third period, lifting the Columbus Blue Jackets past the Colorado Avalanche 4-3 on Sunday night...

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  21. Avalanche Pull out Shootout Win over Oilers

    Colorado has struggled to score this season, but the Avalanche didn't need much offense to get by the struggling Edmonton Oilers ...

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  22. Varlamov, Avalanche Defeat Oilers in Shootout

    It took a shootout, but the Colorado Avalanche defeated the Edmonton Oilers 2-1 for their second consecutive win at Pepsi Center on Friday...

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  23. 'He's Not Hungry': Patrick Roy Rips Backup Goalie Berra

    Patrick Roy didn't hold back. He ripped goalie Reto Berra, and did so voluntarily, without being specifically asked about the 27-year-old from Switzerland...

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  24. Nathan MacKinnon, in a Goals Slump for Avs, Skating at the Problem

    Avalanche phenom Nathan MacKinnon has a slump to bust, with just one goal in his past 19 games. And the key to turning it around is to skate right at the problem. Or around it. Or through it...

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  25. Avalanche to Adjust Lines to Jumpstart Scoring of Young Centers

    In response to the scoring slumps of young centers Matt Duchene and Nathan MacKinnon, Avalanche coach Patrick Roy will tweak his lines for Friday's game against the Edmonton Oilers at Pepsi Center...

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