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Mile High Hockey 6 hours ago
Game 24 Preview: Avalanche @ Predators

Game 24 Preview: Avalanche @ Predators

After dropping five straight games at home, the Avalanche (9-13-1) will look to dig themselves out of the NHL's basement on the road starting against the Nashville Predators (11-9-4). It's a hard time to be an Avalanche fan these days. With a five game homestand ending without the Avs picking up a point, the Avs suddenly find themselves with the worst record in the NHL, and the bad news doesn't stop there. Erik Johnson, one of the few bright spots the Avs have had this season is now out 6-8 weeks with a broken fibula. After the season started with a see-saw of inconsistent play, the Avs...
On the Forecheck 2 hours ago

Nashville Predators vs. Colorado Avalanche Preview: Winter Has Arrived

The Preds look to snap a two-game losing streak as they play host to the Avalanche tonight. The month of December is upon us, and with that comes colder weather, Christmas, and an important month for the Nashville Predators. After a successful November, the Preds find themselves in a two-game losing...

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Gabe Landeskog joins Avalanche practice in orange, Cody Goloubef joins his new team

Gabe Landeskog joins Avalanche practice in orange, Cody Goloubef joins his new team

Wearing an orange no-contact jersey, Avalanche captain Gabe Landeskog skated hard on his own before the Avalanche's Monday practice and then remained on the ice to take part in the first part of practice before heading to the dressing room about 20 minutes in.
Battered Avalanche about to hit the road, sweet, road

Battered Avalanche about to hit the road, sweet, road

Could a change of scenery help the Avalanche? How about a Monday night team bonding outing to hear waiting-to-be-discovered country music performers in a Nashville honky tonk on Broadway?
Frei: The Avalanche just isn’t that good with current roster

Frei: The Avalanche just isn’t that good with current roster

The Avalanche's problems? Slow starts, at the opening of games or periods. Spotty goaltending
Denver Post Dec 3, 2016
Avalanche remains winless on homestand, lose to Stars

Avalanche remains winless on homestand, lose to Stars

The home-building malaise seems to have been contagious. From Nov. 23 on, the Colorado Avalanche and Denver Nuggets have combined to lose eight consecutive games at the Pepsi Center.
Gabe Landeskog joins Avalanche for morning skate. . . briefly

Gabe Landeskog joins Avalanche for morning skate. . . briefly

Avalanche captain Gabe Landeskog, who will miss his eighth consecutive game Saturday night, skated on his own and briefly joined his teammates on the ice at the morning skate. The Avalanche faces the Dallas Stars in the final game of a five-game homestand.
Avalanche’s struggles at home put it at bottom of NHL

Avalanche’s struggles at home put it at bottom of NHL

This five-game homestand seemed a prime opportunity for the Avalanche to climb of the Central Division basement and start to look like a team capable of jumping back into the hunt for a playoff spot.
Denver Post Dec 2, 2016
Avalanche return Sam Henley and Gabriel Bourque to San Antonio

Avalanche return Sam Henley and Gabriel Bourque to San Antonio

The morning after losing 3-2 to Columbus and falling to 0-3-1 on the current homestand, the Avalanche Friday returned wingers Sam Henley and Gabriel Bourque to San Antonio of the American Hockey League.
Avalanche falls to Blue Jackets; Joe Sakic on start: “It’s not a core thing; it’s a team thing”

Avalanche falls to Blue Jackets; Joe Sakic on start: “It’s not a core thing; it’s a team thing”

This isn't the start Joe Sakic was hoping for with the Avalanche under first-year coach Jared Bednar.
Sam Henley, Gabriel Bourque jump right into Avalanche lineup against Columbus

Sam Henley, Gabriel Bourque jump right into Avalanche lineup against Columbus

Wingers Gabriel Bourque and Sam Henley will be in the Avalanche lineup against Columbus Thursday night at the Pepsi Center.
Denver Post Nov 30, 2016
Jared Bednar: Avalanche “feels like we’ve squandered” opportunity on homestand

Jared Bednar: Avalanche “feels like we’ve squandered” opportunity on homestand

Bednar was insistent that the Avalanche's tendency to give up odd-man rushes is neither an indictment of his system or indicative that this team can't efficiently play that speed-oriented, rush-the-puck up style.
Avalanche captain Gabe Landeskog to be placed on injured reserve

Avalanche captain Gabe Landeskog to be placed on injured reserve

Colorado Avalanche captain Gabe Landeskog will be placed on injured reserve, coach Jared Bednar said Wednesday.
Avalanche begins two periods poorly, loses again at home

Avalanche begins two periods poorly, loses again at home

Leaning to play the pass, Avalanche goalie Calvin Pickard was “cheating” in trying to stop Nashville’s Ryan Johansen on the opening shift of the third period Tuesday night. Pickard leaned to his right as Johansen took another stride forward and scored with a shot off the crossbar.
Avalanche captain Gabe Landeskog remains out with cryptic “lower-body injury”

Avalanche captain Gabe Landeskog remains out with cryptic “lower-body injury”

Avalanche left wing and team captain Gabe Landeskog missed his sixth consecutive game Tuesday and the timetable for his return is cloudy. Listed with a lower-body injury, Landeskog's recovery no longer includes skating, and Colorado typically requires its injured players to skate for a week before rejoining the lineup.
Avalanche coach Jared Bednar discusses acquiring Cody Goloubef

Avalanche coach Jared Bednar discusses acquiring Cody Goloubef

The Columbus carousel stopped in Colorado again Monday night, with the Avalanche acquiring defenseman Cody Goloubef from the Blue Jackets' American Hockey League affiliate.

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