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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...

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...

Klee’s Game 1 Rapid Reactions: Predators 5, Avalanche 2
Klee’s Game 1 Rapid Reactions: Predators 5, Avalanche 2

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

Gazette columnist Paul Klee’s quick thoughts on Colorado’s loss to the Nashville Predators in Game 1 at Bridgestone Arena on Thursday:  1. The...

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...

Video: Nolan Arenado leads bench-clearing brawl, Rockies beat Padres
Video: Nolan Arenado leads bench-clearing brawl, Rockies beat Padres

By: Paul Klee - 0 Wed, Apr 11, 2018

A bench-clearing brawl occurred during Wednesday's game between the Colorado Rockies and the San Diego Padres. Padres pitcher Luis Perdomo threw...

Klee blog: NFL releases Broncos preseason schedule; Case Keenum opens against former team
Klee blog: NFL releases Broncos preseason schedule; Case Keenum opens against former team

By: Paul Klee - 0 Wed, Apr 11, 2018

The NFL released the Broncos' preseason schedule on Wednesday. The regular-season schedule is expected to be announced later this...

Paul Klee: Rocktober, NBA-style? Denver Nuggets keep playoff hopes alive with another comeback victory
Paul Klee: Rocktober, NBA-style? Denver Nuggets keep playoff hopes alive with another comeback victory

By: Paul Klee - 0 Tue, Apr 10, 2018

DENVER — Who are these guys in gold and powder blue? The Nuggets are buzzing an alarm and waking up a basketball community that’s been in a deep...

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...

Paul Klee: Cold? Nah. Cheyenne Mountain's Brandon McCarthy ices Rockies on Coors Field's opening day
Paul Klee: Cold? Nah. Cheyenne Mountain's Brandon McCarthy ices Rockies on Coors Field's opening day

By: Paul Klee - 0 Sat, Apr 7, 2018

DENVER — Cold? Pshhh. Not for a Colorado guy. “It felt like high school baseball. I don’t mind pitching in cold. I was used to it growing up,"...

Paul Klee: On Coors Field's Opening Day, Rockies return to postseason depends on starting pitching — weather or not
Paul Klee: On Coors Field's Opening Day, Rockies return to postseason depends on starting pitching — weather or not

By: Paul Klee - 0 Fri, Apr 6, 2018

DENVER — At long last, we’ll have the answer: At the center of the sports universe, does it snow? Going back-to-back-to-back, the Nuggets...

Paul Klee: NBA playoffs or not for Nuggets, firing Michael Malone would be risky
Paul Klee: NBA playoffs or not for Nuggets, firing Michael Malone would be risky

By: Paul Klee - 0 Wed, Apr 4, 2018

DENVER — The irony in all of this is how the Nuggets are suddenly winning. They’re winning the same way George Karl was winning, by running teams...

Paul Klee: The cat, the myth, the legend — an exclusive interview with the Denver Nuggets' SuperMascot Rocky
Paul Klee: The cat, the myth, the legend — an exclusive interview with the Denver Nuggets' SuperMascot Rocky

By: Paul Klee - 0 Mon, Apr 2, 2018

DENVER — The cat, the myth, the legend has stories from head to tail. “I don’t know if my origination has ever officially been told,” 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...

Paul Klee: The Colorado Rockies are 25. Are they all grown up?
Paul Klee: The Colorado Rockies are 25. Are they all grown up?

By: Paul Klee - 0 Wed, Mar 28, 2018

DENVER — This, right here, is a pretty decent example of where the Colorado Rockies stand compared to any other time in...

Paul Klee: Ex-Cheyenne Mountain swimming star Daniel Carr stays hungry after NCAA run with powerhouse Pac-12 program
Paul Klee: Ex-Cheyenne Mountain swimming star Daniel Carr stays hungry after NCAA run with powerhouse Pac-12 program

By: Paul Klee - 0 Tue, Mar 27, 2018

DENVER — All things considered, it’s what you’d expect from Cal-Berkeley. World-class swimming. And tofu. Talk about on brand. “In...

Paul Klee: Say hey, Gabe. Landeskog's leadership nudges Colorado Avalanche to brink of NHL playoffs.
Paul Klee: Say hey, Gabe. Landeskog's leadership nudges Colorado Avalanche to brink of NHL playoffs.

By: Paul Klee - 0 Sun, Mar 25, 2018

DENVER — Anyone else's ears still ringing? “I can’t believe how loud it was out there,” Avalanche captain Gabriel Landeskog said, his eyes wide...

Paul Klee: As FBI investigation unfolds, a bunch of the good guys are winning in the NCAA Tournament
Paul Klee: As FBI investigation unfolds, a bunch of the good guys are winning in the NCAA Tournament

By: Paul Klee - 0 Fri, Mar 23, 2018

DENVER — It was maybe 10 years ago when Bruce Weber was late for a team flight. At the time he was the men's basketball coach at the University of...

Paul Klee: Chalk up win for Broncos thanks to Jets and Colts
Paul Klee: Chalk up win for Broncos thanks to Jets and Colts

By: Paul Klee - 0 Wed, Mar 21, 2018

DENVER — Before the Broncos got fat and happy they were a problem. They were a good problem, the kind of problem you want to have. They were a...

Paul Klee: Let the madness begin! Denver Nuggets embark on NCAA Tournament of their own

By: Paul Klee - 0 Fri, Mar 16, 2018

DENVER — Thursday morning, just as March Madness began to go mad, I asked Nuggets veteran Richard Jefferson how he remembers the...

Paul Klee: Case Keenum a smart move for Denver Broncos — now don't stop there
Paul Klee: Case Keenum a smart move for Denver Broncos — now don't stop there

By: Paul Klee - 0 Thu, Mar 15, 2018

DENVER — Hey, check out the Broncos, acting all smart at the — altogether now, sports fans — quarterback position. If...

Klee blog: Broncos Country will be Case Keenum Country, according to report
Klee blog: Broncos Country will be Case Keenum Country, according to report

By: Paul Klee - 0 Tue, Mar 13, 2018

There's always a history with these Broncos. They trust what and who they know. There's the Elway-Kubiak thing, and Kubiak's back, and when Vance...

Paul Klee: NCAA Tournament bracket (it's wide open!) shows that Colorado's college programs need to pick it up
Paul Klee: NCAA Tournament bracket (it's wide open!) shows that Colorado's college programs need to pick it up

By: Paul Klee - 0 Tue, Mar 13, 2018

DENVER — The Buffs were the Baby Buffs, five freshmen in sizable roles. They get a pass. This time. Air Force is Air Force, a brilliant story...

Paul Klee: He's a dad, a bus driver, a singer — and
Paul Klee: He's a dad, a bus driver, a singer — and "Coach Mike" is now a Class 3A state champ with the St. Mary's girls

By: Paul Klee - 0 Sun, Mar 11, 2018

DENVER — It was just the other day when Mike Burkett, the girls basketball coach who led Saint Mary’s to its first state title Saturday, also led...

Klee blog: Colorado Rockies love affair with Carlos Gonzalez good for one more fling
Klee blog: Colorado Rockies love affair with Carlos Gonzalez good for one more fling

By: Paul Klee - 0 Sat, Mar 10, 2018

You know you're beloved when they don't boo. They — you — never booed Carlos Gonzalez as he sputtered in '17. They didn't boo when his OPS...

Paul Klee: Good call? Bad call? Lewis-Palmer advances to Class 4A state title game on controversial whistle — with 0.1 on the clock
Paul Klee: Good call? Bad call? Lewis-Palmer advances to Class 4A state title game on controversial whistle — with 0.1 on the clock

By: Paul Klee - 0 Sat, Mar 10, 2018

DENVER — At some point the breaks will turn in favor of Nieyeme Smyer-Williams. They must. Because there’s no way the world can be this hard on a...

Paul Klee: St. Mary's girls emerge as team to beat in Class 3A girls basketball state tournament
Paul Klee: St. Mary's girls emerge as team to beat in Class 3A girls basketball state tournament

By: Paul Klee - 0 Fri, Mar 9, 2018

DENVER — There was this one possession on Thursday morning — early, too, with an 8:45 a.m. tipoff that made it impossible for St. Mary’s to be fully...

Paul Klee: John Elway and Von Miller share a window. Can they share in a Broncos revival?
Paul Klee: John Elway and Von Miller share a window. Can they share in a Broncos revival?

By: Paul Klee - 0 Tue, Mar 6, 2018

DENVER — The NFL operates in windows. Or we view it through windows, one of the two.  The ballyhooed Peyton Manning window closed in...

Paul Klee: Avs coach Jared Bednar would make a terrible emoji, but he's good for team that controls playoff destiny
Paul Klee: Avs coach Jared Bednar would make a terrible emoji, but he's good for team that controls playoff destiny

By: Paul Klee - 0 Tue, Mar 6, 2018

DENVER — There’s going to be luck involved, if this plays out like the Avalanche believes it will play out — in the NHL playoffs. Horseshoes,...

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