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  • Avalanche end 3-game skid, top Canucks

    VANCOUVER, British Columbia — Gabriel Landeskog and Alex Tanguay each had a goal and an assist, and Reto Berra made 33 saves to lead the Colorado Avalanche past the Vancouver Canucks 4-1 on Thursday night. Jarome Iginla also scored and Ryan O'Reilly added two assists as Colorado snapped a three-game losing streak. John Mitchell added a late...

  • Derek Roy gets tiebreaking goal as Oilers beat Avalanche

    EDMONTON, Alberta — Derek Roy scored the tiebreaking goal midway through the third period and the Edmonton Oilers recovered after giving up a three-goal lead and held on to beat the Colorado Avalanche 4-3 on Wednesday night. Martin Marincin, Jordan Eberle and Taylor Hall all scored in the first 9:36 of the game for the Oilers, who have won...

  • Perry's goal wins it for Ducks in OT over Avalanche

    ANAHEIM, Calif. — Corey Perry scored the winner as the Anaheim Ducks defeated the Colorado Avalanche 3-2 in overtime on Friday night to sweep their three-game homestand. Perry corralled the puck after Sami Vatanen knocked it out of the Ducks' zone and raced down the ice before sending it past Semyon Varlamov 1:25 into the extra period,...

  • Iginla's 23rd goal helps Avalanche top Coyotes

    GLENDALE, Ariz. — Ryan O'Reilly and Jarome Iginla scored 29 seconds apart in the first period, Semyon Varlamov made 27 saves, and the Colorado Avalanche beat the Arizona Coyotes 5-2 on Thursday night for their third straight win. Freddi Hamilton added his first NHL goal, and Matt Duchene and Gabriel Landeskog also scored for the Avalanche,...

  • Varlamov helps Avalanche beat Flames

      DENVER — Alex Tanguay and Ryan O'Reilly scored 1:47 apart in the second period, Semyon Varlamov stopped 29 shots and the Colorado Avalanche held off the Calgary Flames 3-2 on Saturday night. John Mitchell added another goal for the Avalanche, who went 2-1 on a three-game homestand to remain in the playoff chase. They have a few days...

  • Varlamov leads Avalanche to shootout win over Devils

    DENVER — Semyon Varlamov stretched for pucks, dived, pushed off on his skate, had players land on top of him and even did the splits a couple of times. So, yep, that tweaked groin really is just fine. Jarome Iginla scored in the second period and got the decisive goal in the shootout, Varlamov stopped 23 shots and the Colorado Avalanche...

  • McNabb, Quick lift Kings to win over Avalanche

    DENVER — Brayden McNabb had a goal and two assists, Jonathan Quick stopped 21 shots and the Los Angeles Kings beat Colorado 5-2 on Tuesday night to end the Avalanche's three-game win streak. Marian Gaborik, Jeff Carter, Kyle Clifford and Jake Muzzin also scored as the reigning Stanley Cup champions crept closer to playoff contention with 16...

  • Varlamov stays hot, Avs finally solve Wild

    ST. PAUL, Minn. — One week after charging the undersized Mikael Granlund and fighting Charlie Coyle with only seconds left in a game, Colorado's Cody McLeod knew he was in for a hostile reception in Minnesota. So the Avalanche enforcer, who was fined for his actions in that last game against the Wild, defused the situation by dropping his...

  • There's no love lost between Avalanche, Wild

    There are some rivalries that almost seem manufactured to live up to the hype. That’s definitely not the case when it comes to the Wild and Colorado Avalanche, the two NHL Northwest Division leftovers in the Central Division. These combatants, who will face off for a fifth and final time this season Sunday at Xcel Energy Center, genuinely...

  • Early goals, Varlamov's 44 saves lift Avs past Columbus

    COLUMBUS, Ohio — Jarome Iginla, Gabriel Landeskog and Matt Duchene scored in the first 10 minutes, and Semyon Varlamov made 44 saves to lead the Colorado Avalanche to a 4-0 victory over the Columbus Blue Jackets on Saturday night. The shutout was Varlamov's fifth of the season and the 18th of his NHL career. Three have come against the Blue...

  • Nathan MacKinnon will miss rest of Avs' season after injury

    Second-year winger Nathan MacKinnon has suffered a broken foot and will be out of action six to eight weeks, the Avalanche announced on Friday. That means he will miss the rest of the regular season. Colorado has 18 games remaining, including at Columbus Saturday and Minnesota Sunday, and the regular season ends on April 11 against Chicago at...

  • Landeskog leads Avs to win over Penguins

    DENVER — Gabriel Landeskog had a goal and two assists, Semyon Varlamov made 28 saves, and the Colorado Avalanche beat Pittsburgh 3-1 on Wednesday night to halt the Penguins' four-game winning streak. Jarome Iginla scored 13 seconds into the second period and Nathan MacKinnon, wearing a shield to protect his broken nose, added a goal with his...

  • Avalanche captain Landeskog, forward McLeod fined by NHL

    NEW YORK — Colorado Avalanche captain Gabriel Landeskog and forward Cody McLeod were fined by the league for their actions in the waning seconds of a 3-1 loss to Minnesota on Saturday. Landeskog was fined $5,000 for a punch he threw at Wild forward Mikko Koivu as both players headed to their benches with 3.3 seconds remaining. Landeskog was...

  • Avs get forward, draft pick after trading away Maxime Talbot, Paul Carey

    BOSTON — The Boston Bruins acquired forwards Maxime Talbot and Paul Carey from Colorado at the NHL trading deadline, a few hours after picking up forward Brett Connolly from Tampa Bay. The Bruins also got forward Zack Phillips from the Minnesota Wild for forward Jared Knight. Boston sent forward Jordan Caron and the Bruins' sixth-round pick...

  • Video: Minnesota Wild fan sucker-punches Avs fan during Saturday's game in Denver

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  • Fontaine, Dubnyk help Wild to win over Avalanche

    DENVER — Justin Fontaine broke a second-period tie, and Devan Dubnyk stopped 33 shots, leading the Minnesota Wild to a 3-1 win over the Colorado Avalanche on Saturday night. Erik Haula and Jason Pominville also scored for the Wild, who improved to 4-0 against Colorado this season. They have outscored the Avalanche 12-1. Dubnyk started his...

  • Avalanche rally, beat Stars in shootout

    DALLAS — Ryan O'Reilly scored on the first shot of a shootout, and it was enough for the Colorado Avalanche to beat the Dallas Stars 5-4 on Friday night. Colorado's Semyon Varlamov stopped all three Stars shots in the shootout after O'Reilly lifted the puck over Dallas' Kari Lehtonen and in off the crossbar. The teams began the night tied...

  • Predators beat Avalanche, pad NHL's best home record

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Calle Jarnkrok, Craig Smith, Roman Josi and Filip Forsberg scored to help the Nashville Predators beat the Colorado Avalanche 5-2 Tuesday night in the opener of a three-game homestand. Pekka Rinne made 18 saves in his NHL-best 35th win, and the Predators padded their lead atop the NHL standings with 89 points. Nashville...

  • MacKinnon's first career hat trick helps Avalanche down Lightning

    DENVER - Nathan MacKinnon rediscovered his rookie scoring touch with one of the best games of his young career. The teenage center busted out of a slump with his first NHL hat trick, Matt Duchene also scored and the Colorado Avalanche beat the Tampa Bay Lightning 5-4 on Sunday. Alex Tanguay had a goal and Semyon Varlamov made 28 saves for the...

  • Barrie leads Avalanche past Blackhawks

    CHICAGO — Tyson Barrie had two goals and an assist, Gabriel Landeskog scored for the fifth straight game, and the Colorado Avalanche beat the Chicago Blackhawks 4-1 on Friday night. Colorado used a pair of costly interference penalties on Chicago to win for just the third time in its last eight games. Brad Stuart added his second goal of the...

  • Avs waste strong start, fall to streaking Kings

    DENVER — Jeff Carter scored twice and Jonathan Quick stopped 42 shots, helping the Los Angeles Kings extend their winning streak to six games with a 4-1 victory over the Colorado Avalanche on Wednesday night. Tyler Toffoli and Dustin Brown also scored for the defending Stanley Cup champion Kings, who are firmly back on track and in playoff...

  • Avs jump all over goalie McKenna, Coyotes

    DENVER - The Colorado Avalanche gave Arizona goalie Mike McKenna a rough welcome in his first NHL start of the season. Cody McLeod and Matt Duchene scored 9 seconds apart early in the first period, Jarome Iginla had two assists and the Avalanche beat the slumping Coyotes 5-2 on Monday. Gabriel Landeskog, Tyson Barrie and Nick Holden also...

  • Iginla, Tanguay score, Avalanche beat Stars

    DENVER — Colorado has struggled to score pretty goals lately, so it got scrappy in an effort to turn around a disappointing season. Alex Tanguay had a goal and an assist, Semyon Varlamov stopped 24 shots and the Colorado Avalanche beat the Dallas Stars 4-1 on Saturday night. Jarome Iginla and Gabriel Landeskog had goals for the Avalanche,...

  • Hayes has 3 points as Rangers beat Avalanche

    DENVER — Kevin Hayes had a goal and two assists and the New York Rangers survived a third-period rally to beat the reeling Colorado Avalanche 6-3 on Thursday night. Rick Nash scored his NHL-leading 34th goal and Cam Talbot stopped 26 shots for New York. The Rangers have won four of their last six to move into third place in the Metropolitan...

  • Perreault, Byfuglien lead Jets past Avalanche

    WINNIPEG, Manitoba — With one sorely needed victory, Mathieu Perreault thinks the Winnipeg Jets are back on track. Perreault had a goal and two assists as the Jets snapped a six-game slide with a 5-3 win over the Colorado Avalanche on Sunday night. "Teams are catching up to us, so those points were huge tonight," Perreault said. "We played...

  • Perreault, Byfuglien lead Jets past Avalanche 5-3

    WINNIPEG, Manitoba — Mathieu Perreault and Dustin Byfuglien each had a goal and two assists as the Winnipeg Jets ended a six-game slide with a 5-3 win over the Colorado Avalanche on Sunday. Ben Chiarot, Bryan Little and Jacob Trouba also scored for the Jets. Tyson Barrie, Matt Duchene and Alex Tanguay scored for the Avalanche, who are...

  • Avalanche shut out again, this time by Wild

    ST. PAUL, Minn. — Charlie Coyle scored and Devan Dubnyk stopped 18 shots for his fourth shutout in nine starts with Minnesota, leading the Wild to a 1-0 win over the Colorado Avalanche on Saturday night for their fifth straight win. With just over 5 minutes left in the third period, Dubnyk turned away five Colorado shots on a power play to...

  • Mzarek stops 28 shots as Red Wings beat Avalanche

    DENVER — Petr Mrazek had 28 saves for his first shutout of the season to lead the Detroit Red Wings to a 3-0 victory over the Colorado Avalanche on Thursday night. Justin Abdelkader put the Red Wings on the scoreboard in the second period, and Darren Helm and Luke Glendening added empty-net goals in the last 3 minutes. Detroit improved to...

  • Talbot, Barrie help Avs rally past Stars in shootout

    DALLAS — Maxime Talbot scored the winner in the 11th round of the shootout after Tyson Barrie tied it in the final minute of regulation, and the Colorado Avalanche rallied to beat the Dallas Stars 3-2 Tuesday night. The Avalanche were down 2-0 in the third period in a matchup of teams that started the night tied with 53 points apiece in the...

  • Varlamov stops all 23 shots in crucial Avalanche victory

    DENVER - Semyon Varlamov made 23 saves for his fourth shutout of the season, and the Colorado Avalanche beat the Nashville Predators 3-0 on Friday night. Jarome Iginla, Maxime Talbot, and Gabriel Landeskog had goals for the Avalanche, who earned an important win in their pursuit of a playoff berth. Colorado is trying to stay in the thick of...

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