6:27 AM EDT, Thu September 21, 2017
David Warsofsky eyeing spot on Avalanche’s blue line

David Warsofsky eyeing spot on Avalanche’s blue line

Warsofsky, the Avalanche prospect who played in the Pittsburgh Penguins' organization last season, was at every practice, every team meeting, and every other mandatory event in the Pens' run to winning the Stanley Cup in June.
Denver Post 17 hours ago
Lunch Special: Colorado Avalanche live chat with Mike Chambers

Lunch Special: Colorado Avalanche live chat with Mike Chambers

The Denver Post’s Mike Chambers is answering questions about the Colorado Avalanche in a live Lunch Special chat on Wednesday.
Denver Post Sep 20, 2017
Avalanche comes alive late but falls 4-1 in preseason opener to Vegas

Avalanche comes alive late but falls 4-1 in preseason opener to Vegas

In another preseason crack-down game that featured six slashing infractions and two delay-of-game minors for getting kicked out of the faceoff circle consecutively, the expansion Vegas Golden Knights improved to 2-0 (preseason) with a 4-1 victory over the Avalanche (0-1) at the Pepsi Center on Tuesday night.
Denver Post Sep 19, 2017
Alexander Kerfoot gets the call to play with Nathan MacKinnon, Mikko Rantanen in the Avalanche’s preseason opener

Alexander Kerfoot gets the call to play with Nathan MacKinnon, Mikko Rantanen in the Avalanche’s preseason opener

Harvard graduate Alexander Kerfoot will make his NHL preseason debut Tuesday playing left wing on a line with veterans Nathan MacKinnon and Mikko Rantanen. The thing is, Kerfoot is the old man of the Avalanche's top line. He's 23.
Matt Duchene breaks silence, says his career with Avalanche is “day-by-day”

Matt Duchene breaks silence, says his career with Avalanche is “day-by-day”

Matt Duchene broke his silence Monday, undressing in the Avalanche's regular locker room and granting an exclusive interview. The unhappy center hadn't spoke publicly since making a 19-second statement Thursday when veterans reported for training camp at the Pepsi Center.
Colorado Avalanche covets NCAA captains

Colorado Avalanche covets NCAA captains

Avalanche prospect Gage Ausmus, a two-year captain for the University of North Dakota, is beginning his professional career in Denver -- four years after he was scheduled to become a freshman at the University of Denver.
Avalanche sign defenseman Nikita Zadorov

Avalanche sign defenseman Nikita Zadorov

The Avalanche and young defenseman Nikita Zadorov agreed to terms Friday on a two-year, $4.3 million contract. Zadorov, 22, did not report to training camp Thursday and did not begin on-ice sessions with the team Friday.
Denver Post Sep 14, 2017
Kiszla: Gone in 15 seconds. Good vibe at Avs camp? Matt Duchene killed it. Trade him now.

Kiszla: Gone in 15 seconds. Good vibe at Avs camp? Matt Duchene killed it. Trade him now.

Tense and irritable, Matt Duchene walked through the Avalanche locker room doors on the first day of training camp as a prisoner of a bad hockey team. Duchene acted like he would rather be anywhere but here.
Matt Duchene reports for Avalanche training camp: “I’m here to honor my contract”

Matt Duchene reports for Avalanche training camp: “I’m here to honor my contract”

Matt Duchene reported to Avalanche training camp Thursday morning but the 26-year-old center hardly seems excited about playing for a team that has tried to trade him for most of 2017.
Avalanche reverts to #WhyNotUs theme from 2013-14

Avalanche reverts to #WhyNotUs theme from 2013-14

Avalanche teammates Erik Johnson and Nathan MacKinnon noted the same turnarounds.
Avalanche GM Joe Sakic comments on Matt Duchene, Nikita Zadorov

Avalanche GM Joe Sakic comments on Matt Duchene, Nikita Zadorov

After participating in Milan Hejduk's informal jersey retirement press conference at the Pepsi Center on Wednesday, Avalanche general manager Joe Sakic was pulled to the side and briefly spoke off-camera about the sticky situations with center Matt Duchene and defenseman Nikita Zadorov.
Lunch Special: Colorado Avalanche live chat with Mike Chambers

Lunch Special: Colorado Avalanche live chat with Mike Chambers

The Denver Post’s Mike Chambers is answering questions about the Colorado Avalanche in a live Lunch Special chat on Wednesday, beginning at noon.
FOX Sports Sep 13, 2017

Avalanche will retire Hejduk's No. 23 in January ceremony

DENVER (AP) The Colorado Avalanche will retire the number of forward Milan Hejduk in a January ceremony.
Denver Post Sep 13, 2017
Colorado Avalanche to retire Milan Hejduk’s No. 23 sweater

Colorado Avalanche to retire Milan Hejduk’s No. 23 sweater

No Avalanche player has donned the No. 23 sweater since Milan Hejduk retired after the 2012-13 season, and nobody ever will.
Denver Post Sep 12, 2017
Matt Duchene a no-show at optional Avalanche charity golf tournament

Matt Duchene a no-show at optional Avalanche charity golf tournament

Forty-eight hours before he is scheduled to report for training camp, Avalanche center Matt Duchene continued to keep his distance for the team that has attempted to trade him since before the March 1 trade deadline and throughout the summer.

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