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Sportsnet.ca Mar 28, 2020
Second Avalanche player tests positive for COVID-19

Second Avalanche player tests positive for COVID-19

The Colorado Avalanche announced on Saturday that a second player on the team has tested positive for COVID-19. The post NHL appeared first on Sportsnet.ca.
Last Word on Hockey Mar 28, 2020
Today in History: Colorado Avalanche Patrick Roy Gets Win Mark

Today in History: Colorado Avalanche Patrick Roy Gets Win Mark

During the NHL’s hiatus, we at the Last Word on Hockey are going to look back at each date’s historical significance to the game. We’ll remember the moments that shaped the sport of hockey that happened on this day. Here’s our look at this date in hockey history for March 28th, featuring Patrick Roy. Today in Hockey History Patrick Roy Gets 506th Victory 1999: The Colorado Avalanche goalie becomes the all-time winningest goalie in playoff and regular season history. Roy would make 24 saves as the Avs would beat the Los Angeles Kings, 7-2. The win would be the 506th of his career...
Last Word on Hockey Mar 27, 2020
Colorado Avalanche Extend Jacob MacDonald

Colorado Avalanche Extend Jacob MacDonald

The Colorado Avalanche have signed defenceman Jacob MacDonald to a two-year contract extension. The deal will carry the 27-year-old through 2021-22. He was originally going to be a free agent after this season but Colorado wanted to secure one of its depth blueliners. The team announced the move early Friday afternoon. https://twitter.com/Avalanche/status/1243617916915863552?s=20 Avalanche Extend Jacob MacDonald MacDonald was never drafted but did appear briefly in 2018-19 with the Florida Panthers. The 6'0" defender played in two games last season with one assist, one hit and one block. He...
Los Angeles Times Mar 26, 2020

Colorado Avalanche player tests positive for COVID-19

A player on the Colorado Avalanche has tested positive for the COVID-19 virus, making him the third NHL player known to have tested positive for the novel coronavirus.
The Mercury News Mar 26, 2020
Coronavirus: Colorado Avalanche say player tested positive, has recovered

Coronavirus: Colorado Avalanche say player tested positive, has recovered

Unnamed Colorado Avalanche player is third from the NHL to pass through SAP Center in San Jose earlier this month to have been afflicted with COVID-19
Sportsnet.ca Mar 26, 2020
Avalanche player tested positive for COVID-19, has recovered

Avalanche player tested positive for COVID-19, has recovered

The Colorado Avalanche announced on Thursday that a player on the team has tested positive for COVID-19. The post NHL appeared first on Sportsnet.ca.
Last Word on Hockey Mar 26, 2020
Colorado Avalanche Extend T.J. Tynan

Colorado Avalanche Extend T.J. Tynan

The Colorado Avalanche have signed forward T.J. Tynan to a one-year contract extension. The new deal will carry Tynan through 2020-21. He would have been a free agent after this year but Colorado has secured one of its depth options for one more season. The news was announced early Thursday afternoon. https://twitter.com/Avalanche/status/1243246809469743105?s=20 Avalanche Extend TJ Tynan The Avalanche originally signed Tynan last summer in free agency. The former third-round pick from the 2011 draft had been playing with the Vegas Golden Knights' AHL affiliate in Chicago. Tynan was an...
Last Word on Hockey Mar 26, 2020
Colorado Avalanche Team of the Decade

Colorado Avalanche Team of the Decade

Last Word On Hockey brings our Team of the Decade series. We will dive into the best player at each position this decade for every organization. The biggest and best at each position, with the most memorable moments of the decade. Here is the Colorado Avalanche Team of the Decade lineup. Colorado Avalanche Decade Team The Colorado Avalanche had one of the most challenging decades of any NHL team. They had multiple playoff appearances but also one of the worst seasons in modern league history. A collection of some of the best players in team history has fueled that chaos and several of them...
The Hockey Writers Mar 25, 2020

5 Best Avalanche/Nordiques Draft Classes

The Colorado Avalanche share a 40-year history with the Quebec Nordiques, including a checkered record concerning draft selections. The Nordiques joined the NHL for the 1979 season and played 16 seasons before relocating to Denver, becoming the Colorado Avalanche. While the location changed, the draft classes share a hit-or-miss track record. In breaking down the […] The post 5 Best Avalanche/Nordiques Draft Classes appeared first on The Hockey Writers.
Last Word on Hockey Mar 17, 2020
NHL Rivalry Breakdown: Dallas Stars and Colorado Avalanche

NHL Rivalry Breakdown: Dallas Stars and Colorado Avalanche

Even as hockey leagues all over the world take a hiatus, the Last Word on Hockey team is still devoted to publishing quality content in the absence of live sports. Such begins a new series: the NHL Rivalry Breakdown. Each article will take a look at two longtime rivals and break down how the rivalry came to be, how the teams stack up against each other currently, and how the matchup may look down the road. The first edition takes a look at two behemoths of the 1990s: the Dallas Stars and Colorado Avalanche. NHL Rivalry: Dallas Stars and Colorado Avalanche The Past While both franchises have...
The Hockey Writers Mar 14, 2020

Avalanche Goaltending Reaches Deep

The Colorado Avalanche have depth in net with six goaltenders between the NHL and their AHL affiliate, the Colorado Eagles. Philipp Grubauer began the season as the starter with Pavel Francouz as the backup. In most cases, that’s all the goaltending a team would need, but not this season and not for the Avalanche. Injuries […] The post Avalanche Goaltending Reaches Deep appeared first on The Hockey Writers.
Last Word on Hockey Mar 13, 2020
Colorado Avalanche Centre Options

Colorado Avalanche Centre Options

The Colorado Avalanche have some questions at the centre position. They were set down the middle with Nathan MacKinnon and Nazem Kadri but injuries and suspension of play have altered many of the dynamics around the league. Colorado will return strong down the middle but they have several options worth exploring both if play resumes this year and for 2020-21. Colorado Avalanche Centre Options Are Numerous Option 1: Vladislav Namestnikov The Avs acquired Vladislav Namestnikov in a trade with the Ottawa Senators before the trade deadline. The former first-round pick has been a solid edition...
The Hockey Writers Mar 12, 2020

Avalanche’s Samuel Girard Delivering

With over 220 games under his belt, it’s easy to forget that Colorado Avalanche defenseman Samuel Girard is only 21 years old. His NHL experience at such a young age has contributed to his steady improvement over three seasons. Now, he has become a staple on the team’s blue line. He has not only increased […] The post Avalanche’s Samuel Girard Delivering appeared first on The Hockey Writers.
CBC News Mar 11, 2020
Avalanche star Nathan MacKinnon out at least 1 week with lower-body injury

Avalanche star Nathan MacKinnon out at least 1 week with lower-body injury

The Colorado Avalanche will be without top scorer Nathan MacKinnon for at least a week after he suffered a lower body injury.
Sportsnet.ca Mar 10, 2020
Report: Larry Walker to serve as Avalanche’s EBUG vs. Golden Knights

Report: Larry Walker to serve as Avalanche’s EBUG vs. Golden Knights

A soon-to-be baseball Hall of Famer will reportedly serve as an emergency goaltender for the Colorado Avalanche. The post NHL appeared first on Sportsnet.ca.

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