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'Hamburglar' helps Avalanche escape Nashville
'Hamburglar' helps Avalanche escape Nashville

By: - 0 2 hr ago

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Sven Andrighetto scored with 1:28 left to lift Colorado past Nashville, sending the first-round series back to Denver for Game 6....

Klee's Game 5 Rapid Reactions: 'Hamburglar' helps Avalanche escape Nashville in epic comeback
Klee's Game 5 Rapid Reactions: 'Hamburglar' helps Avalanche escape Nashville in epic comeback

By: Paul Klee - 0 5 hr ago

Gazette columnist Paul Klee's three observations from Colorado's stunning 2-1 win against the Nashville Predators at Bridgestone Arena on Friday: 1....

Tall task ahead for Avalanche with new starting goaltender Andrew Hammond in Game 5 in Nashville
Tall task ahead for Avalanche with new starting goaltender Andrew Hammond in Game 5 in Nashville

By: Kate Shefte - 0 Thu, Apr 19, 2018

There was grim determination in the locker room after the Avalanche came close to a dramatic comeback, scoring twice and elevating their play...

Paul Klee: Several reasons to not count out Avalanche despite Game 4 loss to Nashville
Paul Klee: Several reasons to not count out Avalanche despite Game 4 loss to Nashville

By: Paul Klee - 0 Thu, Apr 19, 2018

DENVER — You have to feel good about where this is going. Oh, it stings more than a bee after the Predators outlasted — that’s the right word, too —...

Nashville Predators hold on, beat Colorado Avalanche in Game 4 for series stranglehold
Nashville Predators hold on, beat Colorado Avalanche in Game 4 for series stranglehold

By: Kate Shefte - 0 Thu, Apr 19, 2018

DENVER - Too little, too late, Gabriel Landeskog and Alexander Kerfoot scored in the third period to get the Colorado Avalanche within one, but the...

Klee's Rapid Reactions: Avalanche fall to Predators in Game 4
Klee's Rapid Reactions: Avalanche fall to Predators in Game 4

By: Paul Klee - 0 Wed, Apr 18, 2018

Gazette columnist Paul Klee's three observations from Colorado's 3-2 loss to the Nashville Predators in Game 4 at Pepsi Center Wednesday: 1. The...

Paul Klee: P.K. Subban's 'I'd do it again' is how Avalanche can win series vs. Predators
Paul Klee: P.K. Subban's 'I'd do it again' is how Avalanche can win series vs. Predators

By: Paul Klee - 0 Wed, Apr 18, 2018

DENVER — It’s yet to be seen if the upstart Avalanche can pull off an all-timer of an upset in the NHL playoffs. Do they have enough healthy...

Paul Klee: NHL should suspend P.K. Subban as Avalanche tightens series with win over Predators in Game 3
Paul Klee: NHL should suspend P.K. Subban as Avalanche tightens series with win over Predators in Game 3

By: Paul Klee - 0 Tue, Apr 17, 2018

DENVER — Those were pom-poms on the seats, not white towels. What, you thought a hockey club that jumped from 48 to 95 points would go quietly into...

Avalanche earn dominant playoff victory over Predators, close series deficit to 2-1
Avalanche earn dominant playoff victory over Predators, close series deficit to 2-1

By: Kate Shefte - 0 Tue, Apr 17, 2018

DENVER - The Colorado Avalanche needed a big night from their star to stay within reach, and Nathan MacKinnon delivered. MacKinnon’s second goal of...

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: - 0 Sun, Apr 15, 2018

No. 10 World men's hockey championships start Thursday in Denmark No. 9 NASCAR's top teams head to Richmond, Va., on Saturday No. 8 Local college...

Paul Klee: Loud noises! Can Pepsi Center carry Avalanche back into series as they face 2-0 deficit to Predators?
Paul Klee: Loud noises! Can Pepsi Center carry Avalanche back into series as they face 2-0 deficit to Predators?

By: Paul Klee - 0 Sat, Apr 14, 2018

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Am I imagining things? Did anyone else trudge away from Games 1 and 2 believing the Avalanche went skate-to-skate with the...

Klee's Game 2 Rapid Reactions: Predators 5, Avalanche 4
Klee's Game 2 Rapid Reactions: Predators 5, Avalanche 4

By: Paul Klee - 0 Sat, Apr 14, 2018

Gazette columnist Paul Klee's quick observations from Nashville on Colorado's 5-4 loss to the Predators in Game 2 of the Stanley Cup...

Klee blog: Avs stud defenseman Sam Girard ruled out for Game 2
Klee blog: Avs stud defenseman Sam Girard ruled out for Game 2

By: Paul Klee - 0 Sat, Apr 14, 2018

NASHVILLE — As if beating the West's top seed on its own ice wasn't going to be tough enough, the Avalanche must do it without a key player....

Paul Klee: Since NHL says the Predators' cheap shot was cool, Avalanche should take justice into own hands
Paul Klee: Since NHL says the Predators' cheap shot was cool, Avalanche should take justice into own hands

By: Paul Klee - 0 Sat, Apr 14, 2018

NASHVILLE — Come on, it’s OK to admit: If Pepsi Center got as loud as Bridgestone Arena and Avs defenseman Ryan Johansen took a cheap shot on the...

Paul Klee: After 5-2 loss to Nashville Predators, Colorado Avalanche's Game 1 hopes to swim with the catfishes
Paul Klee: After 5-2 loss to Nashville Predators, Colorado Avalanche's Game 1 hopes to swim with the catfishes

By: Paul Klee - 0 Fri, Apr 13, 2018

NASHVILLE — This Southern hockey town (seriously!), this catfish tank of a building, this deep and dangerous Predators hockey club? As advertised. No...

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Klee blog: "It's a party city," Hart Trophy candidate Nathan MacKinnon says, and Avs are in Nashville to crash it

By: Paul Klee - 0 Thu, Apr 12, 2018

NASHVILLE — "It's a party city," Nathan MacKinnon said Thursday inside the underdog's locker room. Who doesn't dig a good party? The Avs...

Paul Klee: The sweetest sound for Colorado Avalanche in playoff series vs. Nashville Predators? Bern-y! Bern-y!
Paul Klee: The sweetest sound for Colorado Avalanche in playoff series vs. Nashville Predators? Bern-y! Bern-y!

By: Paul Klee - 0 Thu, Apr 12, 2018

NASHVILLE — Goalie pads tastefully organized away from the bustling foot traffic in the Avalanche training room, Jonathan Bernier...

Woody Paige: Rare showdown among top 3 critical games in Denver Nuggets history
Woody Paige: Rare showdown among top 3 critical games in Denver Nuggets history

By: Woody Paige - 0 Wed, Apr 11, 2018

The Wall was built in 1931. Wall Drug Store, which became a popular touring stop by providing "free ice water,'' is northeast of Badlands National...

For their troubles, Colorado Avalanche set to play Stanley Cup favorite
For their troubles, Colorado Avalanche set to play Stanley Cup favorite

By: Kate Shefte - 0 Mon, Apr 9, 2018

The Colorado Avalanche beat the St. Louis Blues, 5-2, Saturday night in a win-or-go-home fight for the final wild-card spot in the Western Conference....

Schedule: Avalanche vs. Predators, NHL playoffs, first round
Schedule: Avalanche vs. Predators, NHL playoffs, first round

By: - 0 Sun, Apr 8, 2018

The Colorado Avalanche will open the NHL's Western Conference playoffs Thursday at the top-seeded Nashville Predators. The Avalanche earned the final...

Paul Klee: Thanks, Joe! Here's why Avs fans should appreciate Sakic's work for playoff-bound Colorado
Paul Klee: Thanks, Joe! Here's why Avs fans should appreciate Sakic's work for playoff-bound Colorado

By: Paul Klee - 0 Sun, Apr 8, 2018

DENVER — This was a win for Joe Sakic. This was a win for the Avalanche, too, but this was a win that screamed: Hey, guess what! An all-time...

Klee blog: Saskatchewan bus tragedy involved shakes Colorado Avalanche coach Jared Bednar, who lived in Humboldt
Klee blog: Saskatchewan bus tragedy involved shakes Colorado Avalanche coach Jared Bednar, who lived in Humboldt

By: Paul Klee - 0 Sun, Apr 8, 2018

DENVER — With a calm, cool and collected disposition, Colorado Avalanche coach Jared Bednar has led the club to one of the NHL’s great...

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: - 0 Sat, Apr 7, 2018

No. 10 Other prep highlights include girls' golf at Air Academy Kadet Invite Friday at Eisenhower. and at Four Mile Ranch on Monday No. 9 The...

Avs lose in San Jose, face must-win Saturday to make NHL playoffs
Avs lose in San Jose, face must-win Saturday to make NHL playoffs

By: - 0 Fri, Apr 6, 2018

SAN JOSE, Calif. — Logan Couture scored his NHL-leading 16th go-ahead goal six minutes into the third period and the San Jose Sharks improved their...

Kings up to 3rd in Pacific with win over Avalanche
Kings up to 3rd in Pacific with win over Avalanche

By: - 0 Tue, Apr 3, 2018

LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles Kings spent much of the season waiting for their role players to step up. The contributions they had been seeking...

Avs can't hold third-period lead, fall in OT to Ducks
Avs can't hold third-period lead, fall in OT to Ducks

By: - 0 Mon, Apr 2, 2018

ANAHEIM, Calif. — Down by two goals in the third period and playing without their starting goalie, the Anaheim Ducks were in danger of taking a loss...

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: - 0 Sun, Apr 1, 2018

No. 10 World Cup freestyle wrestling takes place Saturday and Sunday in Iowa City, with or without Russia No. 9 Local college highlights include the...

Paul Klee: Hate to ask for more, but it's on Nathan MacKinnon and Colorado's top line to lead Avalanche into NHL playoffs
Paul Klee: Hate to ask for more, but it's on Nathan MacKinnon and Colorado's top line to lead Avalanche into NHL playoffs

By: Paul Klee - 0 Thu, Mar 29, 2018

DENVER — At some point along the way the Avs crossed a threshold. They crossed a bunch of them, actually, from sob story to feel-good story...

Provorov's goal, assist help Flyers to win over Avs
Provorov's goal, assist help Flyers to win over Avs

By: - 0 Wed, Mar 28, 2018

DENVER — Ivan Provorov had a goal and an assist, Petr Mrazek stopped all 17 shots he faced in relief of starter Michal Neuvirth and the Philadelphia...

Vegas clinches playoff spot with win over Avalanche
Vegas clinches playoff spot with win over Avalanche

By: - 0 Tue, Mar 27, 2018

LAS VEGAS — The Vegas Golden Knights chose to celebrate a monumental moment for the franchise by thinking back to how its inaugural season began —...

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