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Paul Klee: After home loss to Oilers, trade-deadline decisions should be easy ones for Avalanche
Paul Klee: After home loss to Oilers, trade-deadline decisions should be easy ones for Avalanche

By: Paul Klee - 0 Sun, Feb 18, 2018

DENVER — Well, this was fun while it lasted. And if this Avalanche season continues down the drain, smart folks know that for the first time in a long...

Wheeler, Scheifele lead Jets to route of Avalanche
Wheeler, Scheifele lead Jets to route of Avalanche

By: - 0 Sat, Feb 17, 2018

WINNIPEG, Manitoba — That 15-game goal drought was not bothering Blake Wheeler. And now it is over. Wheeler scored twice and added an assist and Mark...

Semyon Varlamov makes 43 saves, Avs beat Canadiens
Semyon Varlamov makes 43 saves, Avs beat Canadiens

By: - 0 Wed, Feb 14, 2018

DENVER — Semyon Varlamov made 43 saves for his first victory in more than a month and the Colorado Avalanche matched the franchise record of 10...

Schenn scores twice, Blues rout Avalanche
Schenn scores twice, Blues rout Avalanche

By: - 0 Thu, Feb 8, 2018

ST. LOUIS — Brayden Schenn scored twice and Vince Dunn had a career-high three assists to help the St. Louis Blues beat the Colorado Avalanche 6-1 on...

Paul Klee: Injuries? Psssh. Colorado Avalanche keeps on truckin' past San Jose Sharks
Paul Klee: Injuries? Psssh. Colorado Avalanche keeps on truckin' past San Jose Sharks

By: Paul Klee - 0 Wed, Feb 7, 2018

DENVER — They can’t keep this up. Can they? The Avs, I mean. Did Joe Sakic trade Matt Duchene in return for nine lives? Because it’s right about now...

Avalanche beat Sharks for 9th straight win at home
Avalanche beat Sharks for 9th straight win at home

By: - 0 Tue, Feb 6, 2018

DENVER — Gabriel Bourque and Tyson Jost scored 2:14 apart in the second period, Jonathan Bernier stopped 39 shots and the Colorado Avalanche beat the...

Connor Hellebuyck gets 5th shutout, Jets beat Avalanche
Connor Hellebuyck gets 5th shutout, Jets beat Avalanche

By: - 0 Sun, Feb 4, 2018

WINNIPEG, Manitoba — Connor Hellebuyck gave his teammates all the credit for helping look good as he picked up his latest shutout. Hellebuyck made 25...

Compher scores overtime winner as Avalanche top Oilers
Compher scores overtime winner as Avalanche top Oilers

By: - 0 Fri, Feb 2, 2018

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — A late comeback bid by the Oilers didn't deflate the Colorado Avalanche. J.T Compher scored 2:28 into overtime as the...

MacKinnon sidelined 2 to 4 weeks with upper-body injury
MacKinnon sidelined 2 to 4 weeks with upper-body injury

By: - 0 Thu, Feb 1, 2018

DENVER— The Colorado Avalanche will be without leading scorer Nathan MacKinnon for two to four weeks with an upper-body injury. On the team's Twitter...

Nathan MacKinnon hurt in Avs' overtime loss to Vancouver
Nathan MacKinnon hurt in Avs' overtime loss to Vancouver

By: - 0 Wed, Jan 31, 2018

VANCOUVER, British Columbia - Sven Baertschi scored 1:07 into overtime and the Vancouver Canucks defeated the Colorado Avalanche 4-3 on Tuesday night....

The top 10 things to look for in sports from Colorado Springs next week, starting Jan. 29
The top 10 things to look for in sports from Colorado Springs next week, starting Jan. 29

By: Jim O - 0 Sun, Jan 28, 2018

No. 10 Air Force men's lacrosse opens its season Saturday at Duke No. 9 The Air Force women's basketball and men's gymnastics are home Saturday No....

Stastny, Schenn score to lift Blues over Avalanche
Stastny, Schenn score to lift Blues over Avalanche

By: - 0 Thu, Jan 25, 2018

ST. LOUIS — Brayden Schenn scored in his fourth straight game, Paul Stastny also had a goal and the St. Louis Blues beat the Colorado Avalanche 3-1 on...

Avalanche streak stopped at 10 games
Avalanche streak stopped at 10 games

By: - 0 Wed, Jan 24, 2018

MONTREAL — Jonathan Drouin had a goal and two assists, and the Montreal Canadiens ended Colorado's 10-game winning streak Tuesday night with a 4-2...

Avalanche beat Maple Leafs for 10th straight win
Avalanche beat Maple Leafs for 10th straight win

By: - 0 Mon, Jan 22, 2018

TORONTO — Blake Comeau scored the go-ahead goal with 7:43 left and the Colorado Avalanche beat the Toronto Maple Leafs 4-2 on Monday night to extend...

Nathan MacKinnon, Avs win 8th straight by holding off Sharks
Nathan MacKinnon, Avs win 8th straight by holding off Sharks

By: - 0 Fri, Jan 19, 2018

DENVER — Nathan MacKinnon scored twice during a 58-second span in the first period, Matt Nieto added a late insurance goal and the Colorado Avalanche...

Paul Klee: The best show in town? Check out the Colorado Avalanche, winners of seven straight games
Paul Klee: The best show in town? Check out the Colorado Avalanche, winners of seven straight games

By: Paul Klee - 0 Tue, Jan 16, 2018

DENVER — We’re going to break some rules here. Nothing major; nobody’s going to journalism jail. But this column here — on the rip-roaring,...

MacKinnon helps Avs beat Ducks for 7th straight win
MacKinnon helps Avs beat Ducks for 7th straight win

By: - 0 Mon, Jan 15, 2018

DENVER — Nathan MacKinnon kept up his torrid home scoring with a goal, Jonathan Bernier stopped 33 shots and the Colorado Avalanche beat the Anaheim...

Kerfoot scores, assists on winner as Avs beat Stars
Kerfoot scores, assists on winner as Avs beat Stars

By: - 0 Sun, Jan 14, 2018

DALLAS — When Alexander Kerfoot looks at the Central Division standings, he'll still see his Colorado Avalanche at the bottom. On Saturday night, the...

Paul Klee: Now an MVP candidate, Colorado Avalanche's Nathan MacKinnon a different kind of rising star
Paul Klee: Now an MVP candidate, Colorado Avalanche's Nathan MacKinnon a different kind of rising star

By: Paul Klee - 0 Sun, Jan 14, 2018

DENVER — Hockey guys are a little different. Their idea of a good time is smashing strangers into a wall and showing off where their teeth used to be....

Avs rout Wild on night Milan Hejduk's number is retired
Avs rout Wild on night Milan Hejduk's number is retired

By: - 0 Sun, Jan 7, 2018

DENVER — The Colorado Avalanche are playing with a swagger they didn't have while struggling last season. Carl Soderberg had two power-play goals,...

Avalanche extend season-high win streak behind Jonathan Bernier
Avalanche extend season-high win streak behind Jonathan Bernier

By: - 0 Fri, Jan 5, 2018

DENVER — Jonathan Bernier was thrust into the starting role when Semyon Varlamov went down. The backup is filling in nicely for Colorado's No. 1...

Erik Johnson scores late in OT, Avalanche beat Jets
Erik Johnson scores late in OT, Avalanche beat Jets

By: - 0 Tue, Jan 2, 2018

DENVER — Erik Johnson scored on a breakaway with 9.9 seconds remaining on the clock in overtime, Jonathan Bernier stopped 22 shots after taking over...

Gabriel Landeskog scores 2 goals as Avalanche rout Islanders
Gabriel Landeskog scores 2 goals as Avalanche rout Islanders

By: - 0 Mon, Jan 1, 2018

DENVER — The Colorado Avalanche have relied on their stars to carry the offense, but it was the supporting cast that got things rolling on New Year's...

Compher scores in OT, Avalanche beat Maple Leafs
Compher scores in OT, Avalanche beat Maple Leafs

By: - 0 Sat, Dec 30, 2017

DENVER — Nathan MacKinnon considers Calvin Pickard a close friend, but that didn't stop the Colorado center from getting the best of his pal....

Goligoski, Raanta led Coyotes past Avalanche
Goligoski, Raanta led Coyotes past Avalanche

By: - 0 Thu, Dec 28, 2017

DENVER — Alex Goligoski scored the go-ahead goal midway through the second period, and the Arizona Coyotes beat the Colorado Avalanche 3-1 on Wednesday...

The top 10 things to look for in sports from Colorado Springs next week, starting Monday
The top 10 things to look for in sports from Colorado Springs next week, starting Monday

By: Jim O - 0 Sun, Dec 24, 2017

No. 10 The U.S. plays Canada in the world junior hockey tourney outdoors at Buffalo, N.Y., on Friday, among other first-round games of a great...

Dustin Brown caps 1,000th game with OT goal, Kings edge Avs 
Dustin Brown caps 1,000th game with OT goal, Kings edge Avs 

By: - 0 Fri, Dec 22, 2017

LOS ANGELES — The team was dragging and maybe Dustin Brown was, too. The Los Angeles Kings, fresh off an eight-game winning streak, had suddenly lost...

Barrie scores twice, Avs hold off Penguins for win
Barrie scores twice, Avs hold off Penguins for win

By: - 0 Mon, Dec 18, 2017

DENVER — Defenseman Tyson Barrie scored twice, Semyon Varlamov stopped 30 shots — even getting a little help from the posts along the way — and the...

Avalanche defenseman Erik Johnson suspended 2 games
Avalanche defenseman Erik Johnson suspended 2 games

By: - 0 Sun, Dec 17, 2017

NEW YORK  — Colorado Avalanche defenseman Erik Johnson was suspended for two games without pay by the NHL on Sunday for boarding Tampa Bay...

Stralman, Lightning overcome Landeskog's hat trick for Avs 
Stralman, Lightning overcome Landeskog's hat trick for Avs 

By: - 0 Sun, Dec 17, 2017

DENVER — The Tampa Bay Lightning got a timely offensive boost from its defensemen to keep their winning streak going. Anton Stralman had two goals,...

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