MORNING MINUTE: Are the Avalanche here to stay?

Tweet +1 Like Share Pin Reddit The Avs are now 3-1 ON their four-game road trip after beating the Lightning 4-0 last night. It’s too early to know if this is what to expect...
Via Mile High Sports
5 hours ago

HIGHLIGHTS: Matt Duchene scores twice in rout of Lightning

Tweet +1 Like Share Pin Reddit Matt Duchene entered Thursday’s contest with the Tampa Bay Lightning with zero points through the first three games of the 2016-17 season...
Via Mile High Sports
8 hours ago

Colorado Avalanche: News from around the NHL October 21st, 2016

'Laine's better,' Jets fans chant as star rookie outshines Auston Matthews. [CBC] What are the best player vs. player rivalries in the NHL today? [Sportsnet] Why the disappearance of fighting in the NHL is a good thing. [MacLeans] Despite 'lots of work,' Jets, Jacob Trouba at impasse. [NHL]
Via Mile High Hockey
12 hours ago

Avs Game 4 Grades – The Ultimate Bounce Back

The Colorado Avalanche bounced back from a miserable performance in Washington by shutting out the high flying Tampa Bay Lightning 4-0. How did each player perform?  Let’s find out… Tyson Barrie (C+) – Barrie had his steadiest game of the year defensively, but didn’t do a whole lot offensively.  He had no shots on net tonight, which isn’t typical of him.  Still, it...
Via BSN Denver
18 hours ago

Avalanche get redemption with shut out against Tampa Bay

  HIGHLIGHTS GAME RUNDOWN Coming off a demoralizing loss to the Washington Capitols, which saw the Colorado Avalanche outshot at 20 to five in the first period alone, the Avalanche came out to play against the Tampa Bay Lightning in Colorado’s fourth game of the season. The first 19 and a half  minutes featured balanced, north-south play between the two teams, with shots coming...
Via BSN Denver
19 hours ago

Duchene, Varlamov lead Avalanche past Lightning 4-0

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) Matt Duchene had two goals and an assist, Semyon Varlamov made 27 saves for his 21st career shutout and the Colorado Avalanche beat the Tampa Bay Lightning 4-0 on Thursday night. Andreas Martinsen and Carl Soderberg scored for the Avalanche, who are 2-1 on a four-game trip. Colorado beat Pittsburgh in overtime and lost to Washington earlier on the trip. Duchene...
Via Associated Press
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

BSN Avalanche Podcast: Avalanche start strong

  The BSN Avalanche Podcast returns with hosts J.J. Jerez and AJ Haefele taking extended looks at beginning of the road trip as they first break down what happened against the Pittsburgh Penguins. The guys then move on to the disappointing showing against the Washington Capitals and what went wrong and how much stock to put into a game with so many elements stacked against the Avalanche...
Via BSN Denver
21 hours ago

GDT: Avalanche at Lightning 10/20/16 - Game #4

Good evening ladies and gentlemen. Your Colorado Avalanche take on the Lightning of Tampa tonight on Florida’s left coast. Game time is 7:30pm ET, 5:30pm in the mountains and will be broadcast on Altitude and NHLdotTV with Moser’s radio call available as usual. For the first time in the Jared Bednar era the Avs are coming off a loss, although it wasn’t a surprising one....
Via Mile High Hockey
1 day ago

Colorado Avalanche hopes to improve penalty kill, response to a poor period

TAMPA, Fla. — After a lackluster performance Tuesday night at Washington, the Avalanche flew to Florida, presumably to enjoy a day off and regroup. First-year coach Jared Bednar and his staff, however, probably spent most of day talking about ways to improve the team’s penalty kill. After three games, the Avs (2-1) are 29th in the 30-team NHL in killing penalties with a 57.1...
Via The Denver Post
1 day ago

Jared Bednar named new Colorado Avalanche head coach

Just when you thought the Blue Jackets would leave the off-season unscathed, this happens. It is being reported by Darren Dreger of TSN, that Jared Bednar, former head coach of the Cleveland Monsters, has been named head coach of the Colorado Avalanche. Bednar took a team that was young and inexperienced and led them to a Calder Cup championship. His coaching ability shouldn’t...
Via The Sports Daily
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Dmitry Orlov delivers devestating hip check to Matt Duchene

Here’s an old-school beauty hit from the NHL. In recent years, certain plays in hockey have faded with the times. The game isn’t as rough and tumble as it once was. Instead, it’s more fast-paced and skill-oriented. The change means fans haven’t been privy to many great hip checks in recent seasons, but Washington Capitals defenseman Dmitry Orlov made up for it with a single...
Via The Comeback
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Cody McLeod returns to Avalanche lineup; Colorado seeks to stay unbeaten

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Veteran Avalanche forward Cody McLeod, a heart-and-soul, fourth-line guy, will make his season debut Tuesday night when 2-0 Colorado visits the Washington Capitals at the Verizon Center. “Cody has been working hard and deserves to get in the lineup and help us,” said Avalanche coach Jared Bednar, whose team rallied to win 4-3 in overtime at Pittsburgh on...
Via The Denver Post
2 days ago

HIGHLIGHTS: Landeskog scores game-winner in OT at Pittsburgh

Tweet +1 Like Share Pin Reddit Gabriel Landeskog put the Colorado Avalanche on his back in the third period and overtime in Monday’s road opener against the defending Stanley...
Via Mile High Sports
3 days ago

Landeskog's OT winner lifts Avalanche by Penguins 4-3

PITTSBURGH (AP) Gabriel Landeskog redirected a shot by Nathan MacKinnon past Marc-Andre Fleury 22 seconds into overtime to lift the Colorado Avalanche by the Pittsburgh Penguins 4-3 on Monday night. Landeskog tied the game with 6:32 left in regulation with a power-play goal and his second of the night handed the defending Stanley Cup champions their first loss of the season. Jarome...
Via Associated Press
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Morgan Rielly reacts like every fan watching Team North America

It isn’t up for debate. Team North America is the absolute best part of the World Cup of Hockey. The goal scored by Nathan Mackinnon was sensational, but the reaction from Morgan Rielly may be right up there. Here he is screaming like the young person he is. THIS IS IMPORTANTMorgan Rielly was mic'd up for @TeamNA_WCH's epic OT winner. #WCH2016 pic.twitter.com/ubTteh5Mo2 —...
Via Puck Drunk Love
29 days ago  |  Discuss

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