1. Avalanche-Red Wings: Playoff Gameday

    UPDATE: Peter Forsberg is out. Ouch. I don't even have to expand on how much that hurts.I'll just a do a quick link roundup for now...

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  2. Avalanche-Red Wings: Semifinal Series Preview

    Break out your copy of Tomb Raider, slip on the Doc Martens and crank up the Pearl Jam. That's right, it's retro time!The Colorado Avalanche are set to face the Detroit Red Wings in the Western Conference Semi-finals in the NHL playoffs...

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  3. Avalanche Knock Out Wild in Game Six

    (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)The 6th-seeded Colorado Avalanche took down the 3rd-seeded Minnesota Wild with a 2-1 win tonight at a lively Pepsi Center to advance to the Western Conference Semi-Finals...

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  4. Game 6 Preview: Avalanche Vs Wild

    (Scott A. Schneider/Getty Images)Closing time, open all the doors and let you out into the world, closing time turn all of the lights up... Yes, I'll admit I still have that song stuck in my head after all these years...

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  5. Avalanche-Wild: Colorado Takes 3-2 Series Lead

    Jose Theodore put in a great performance tonight and walked out of St. Paul with a 3-2 win and a 3-2 series lead...

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  6. Wild-Avalanche: Minnesota Crying Like Little Bitches

    Usually I don't do "provocative" pieces. I like to watch the game, cheer my team on, get disgusted when the other team acts like a bunch of schoolgirls and keep a sense of fairness and calmness in my commentary...

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  7. Avalanche-Wild: Colorado Evens Series

    The Colorado Avalanche were sick of overtime and last night they put an end to it. Barely 6 minutes into the game the Avalanche were up 2-0 and they kept going from there...

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  8. Avalanche-Wild: Game Four Preview

    I'm finally in the "must-win" phase. If the Avalanche lose tonight, this series is all but over. With 2 of the possible 3 remaining games being housed in the raucous Xcel Energy Center, the Avalanche can't afford to be down 3-1...

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  9. Wild Take 2-1 Series Lead Over Avalanche

    Three games. Three Overtime periods. Three 3-2 results.The Minnesota Wild got their second straight 3-2 OT win over the Colorado Avalanche last night to take a 2-1 series lead and regain home ice advantage...

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  10. Avalanche-Wild: Game Three Preview

    Can you believe we had to wait 3 days for game 3 of this series? If that's not some sort of crime against humanity, I don't know what is...

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  11. Avalanche Injury Update: David Jones Skating Fine

    In today's Avalanche Practice Report, it was reported that David Jones took part in a full practice and "looked good" while doing it. After leaving Friday's game and being spotted wearing a walking cast, I was expecting worse...

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  12. Minnesota-Colorado: Wild Turn the Table on the Avalanche in Game Two

    My goodness, I'm going to stop making defibrillator jokes, lest the need for one comes true! Tonight the Wild won 3-2 in overtime, in a game that had the most back and forth we've seen yet from these teams...

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  13. Game 2 Preview: Avalanche Vs. Wild

    It's time to grab the beer and chips and plop yourself down on the couch for some exciting playoff action! And you might want to have a defibrillator nearby if the last game was any indication of how this series will play out...

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  14. Colorado 3 - Minnesota 2: Avalanche Take Game 1 in OT Thriller

    Wow. If that's how the entire series is going to be, I don't think I can watch any more games. That was intense. It was hard-hitting, fast-paced and had about 100 times as much emotion as their last game against each other...

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  15. Playoffs? Is that tonight?

    How quickly the last couple days flew by. After the Avalanche dispatched the Wild in a preview of their upcoming series - you know, minus intensity - we had to endure 2 days of playoff previews, prognostication and petulance...

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  16. Stanley Cup Preview: Colorado Avalanche and Minnesota Wild

    It became official even as the game was still going on. The Colorado Avalanche will play the Minnesota Wild in the first-round of the 2008 Stanley Cup playoffs...

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  17. Colorado Avalanche Opponent Could be Locked in Tonight

    It feel like it's been a long wait to find out who the Avalanche's first-round playoff opponent will be but a decision could be made tonight...

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  18. Colorado-Vancouver: Avalanche Clinch Playoff Spot with Win

    Breathe in deep folks. Smell that? That's the smell of playoff hockey. Yes, with a 4-2 come-from-behind victory over the Canucks tonight, the Avalanche will start a new playoff streak this year...

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  19. Vancouver Canucks Forfeit Tonight's Game

    In an unprecedented move, the Vancouver Canucks have forfeited their game tonight against the Colorado Avalanche. Although citing a multitude of reasons, GM Dave Nonis did point the finger squarely at head coach Alain Vigneault...

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  20. Wild-Avalanche: Minnesota Downs Colorado in OT

    It was a game that made you mad, then happy, then excited, then anxious, then nervous and ultimately...mildly disappointed. The Minnesota Wild took down the Colorado Avalanche 3-2 in overtime to stay on top of the Northwest division...

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  21. Avalanche-Oilers: Colorado Comeback Stymies Edmonton

    I'm glad I have a healthy heart. If I was a weaker man I may have found myself in the emergency room with shortness of breath and a tingling sensation down my left arm...

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  22. Avalanche-Canucks: Colorado Thumps Vancouver

    Well that was the biggest win of the season by far. Tonight the Avalanche thumped the Canucks 6-3—including 5 goals on Roberto Luongo—to jump into 7th in the West...

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  23. Avalanche-Flames: Colorado Shuts Out Calgary

    In the immortal words of Al Pacino...Hoo-ah! This was a game the Avalanche definitely needed to win and they ended up shutting out a divisional opponent to maintain a hold on the eighth playoff spot in the West...

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  24. Gameday: Avalanche vs Flames

    Tonight marks what could be a turning point in the Avalanche season...or the first nail in their coffin.On a 4-game losing skid, the Avalanche maintain a seemingly futile grip on the 8th and ...

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  25. Avalanche Comeback Falls Short

    Let the hand wringing begin. With an Oiler win and Nashville picking up two points, the Avalanche's playoff position is now a bit precarious. And with the way this team has been playing, I don't feel terribly confident at the moment...

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