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Mile High Hockey Feb 7, 2016

Game Recap: Avalanche Jets

The first period was definitely a tale of two halves. Colorado came out playing good hockey, a welcome change after the previous two games. In particular, a new 4th line of Cody McLeod, Chris Wagner, and Andreas Martinsen exploded out onto the ice and started hitting fools left and right to great effect. After hitting a wall halfway through, the Avs would be outshot during the period (24-14 CF 5v5), but that line would be the only positive possession contribution from Colorado's bench. Fortunately, they would get on the scoreboard before the wind left their sails. Gabriel Landeskog,...
Mile High Hockey Jan 30, 2016

Midseason Review: Mikhail Grigorenko

The All-Star break is more than half-way through the season, but it's a natural time to pause and reflect on some of the changes the Avalanche made this offseason. First up: 21-year old center Mikhail Grigorenko. For the past seven seasons, Colorado Avalanche fans have become conditioned to seeing the team's young, high-drafted talent get immediate and significant playing time in the NHL. Matt Duchene at 18-years old was slotted in the Top-6, Ryan O'Reilly was a 3rd-line center in his draft year, Gabriel Landeskog earned a Calder Trophy on the 2nd line, and so did Nathan MacKinnon in...
Mile High Hockey Jan 23, 2016

Game Recap: Avalanche Defeat Blues In Shootout

The Avalanche played 48 games this season before going to a single shootout, the longest such streak in the league. They made it count, with captain Gabriel Landeskog scoring on Colorado's first attempt and goalie Semyon Varlamov making three straight saves to seal the victory. Tonight's story was outstanding goalie play from both sides. You could tell from the get-go each team was going to have a difficult time scoring on either Varlamov or Blues' goalie, Brian Elliot. Each netminder made a number of breathtaking saves on primo scoring chances. St. Louis would have eight hi-danger area...

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