5:20 AM EST, Sat January 29, 2022
Mile High Hockey 5 hours ago
Avalanche escape Chicago with 6-4 win, ninth straight victory on the bounce

Avalanche escape Chicago with 6-4 win, ninth straight victory on the bounce

Photo by Chase Agnello-Dean/NHLI via It was all fine and dandy until the third period was blown wide open The Colorado Avalanche matched up with the Chicago Blackhawks for the second time in less than a week. Once again, they found themselves on top in a dramatic 6-4 win on Friday night. The Avs seemed to be in cruise control for most of the game until the third period, where the Blackhawks exploded for four goals. It would take two empty net goals from Nazem Kadri and Cale Makar to kill off the game in the final minutes. 1st Period The first period was a goaltending...
Mile High Hockey 11 hours ago
Nathan MacKinnon expected to miss at least one week after Taylor Hall hit

Nathan MacKinnon expected to miss at least one week after Taylor Hall hit

Photo by Michael Martin/NHLI via The star forward will not play again prior to the All-Star break Colorado Avalanche forward Nathan MacKinnon will miss the next three games at a minimum, after taking a hit from Boston Bruins forward Taylor Hall in Wednesday night’s contest, per Head Coach Jared Bednar. This will effectively shut down the Central Division All-Star Game Captain until the all-star break, and his nod is in jeopardy. The hit, which can be seen below, shows Hall lining up MacKinnon for an open ice hit. As contact is made, Hall makes contact with...
Mile High Hockey 14 hours ago
Colorado Avalanche Gameday: Reaching for Cloud 9 without 29

Colorado Avalanche Gameday: Reaching for Cloud 9 without 29

Photo by Michael Martin/NHLI via Avalanche look to sweep season series against Chicago The Colorado Avalanche are back in action tonight in Chicago, taking on the Chicago Blackhawks for the final time this regular season. The Avs are winners of the first three meetings between the two teams this season, with their most recent win being a 2-0 shutout win on home ice Monday night. Colorado Avalanche: It’s no secret that the Avalanche have been the hottest team in hockey for the last six weeks now. They’ve won 8 straight games, and are 13-0-1 in January, which . The...
Mile High Hockey 21 hours ago
A new style just released on BreakingT for Avalanche fans

A new style just released on BreakingT for Avalanche fans

Photo by Michael Martin/NHLI via An Avalanche favorite has made its way onto a shirt and hoodie Just a few days after announcing our new partnership with BreakingT, they’ve already got a new design for Colorado Avalanche fans! I think you all will like the new sight of this one. We all know that song that the Avs play in the third period or after a game they’ve won. At the top of their lungs, 18,000 fans shout “Say it ain’t so! I will not go! Turn the lights off! Carry me home!” Blink-182’s early 2000s hit “All the Small Things” has become a fan...
Mile High Hockey Jan 27, 2022
Colorado Avalanche erase two-goal deficit to beat Boston Bruins 4-3 in overtime

Colorado Avalanche erase two-goal deficit to beat Boston Bruins 4-3 in overtime

Ron Chenoy-USA TODAY Sports The loss of Nathan MacKinnon clouds this epic comeback It was another late night affair on national tv with the Boston Bruins in town. The Colorado Avalanche rallied from a two-goal third period deficit to extend their incredible win streak at home to 17 consecutive games and eighth straight in a 4-3 overtime victory and close out the first half of the regular season at the top of the league standings with 63 points. The Game This contest was marred from the start with Nathan MacKinnon going down to another questionable blow to the head just...
Mile High Hockey Jan 26, 2022
Colorado Avalanche Gameday: Dancing Queen at 17 (straight home wins) on the horizon

Colorado Avalanche Gameday: Dancing Queen at 17 (straight home wins) on the horizon

Photo by Fred Kfoury III/Icon Sportswire via The Avs and Bruins face off for the first time in over two years The Colorado Avalanche and Boston Bruins face off for the first time since December 7th, 2019 in TD Garden. In that very different time, the Avs found themselves on top 4-1 in that win. Tonight they look to get the best of the Bruins on National TV once again for the fourth time this week. Colorado Avalanche The Avalanche, as we are all aware of, are on an incredible streak at the moment. They have won 16 straight games on home ice. They haven’t lost at home...
Mile High Hockey Jan 25, 2022
Are the Colorado Avalanche looking to trade for Claude Giroux?

Are the Colorado Avalanche looking to trade for Claude Giroux?

Eric Hartline-USA TODAY Sports The Philadelphia Flyers captain is looking to go Stanley Cup hunting and a lot of insiders think the Avalanche would be the perfect fit. Earlier this month, Elliotte Friedman mentioned on his 30 Thoughts Podcast that he would “bet” Philadelphia Flyers captain Claude Giroux will gets moved at this year’s NHL trade deadline. On the same podcast this week, Friedman mentioned that the Colorado Avalanche are the team connected to nearly every big time trade rumor as the deadline approaches. Friedman elaborates a little bit when it comes...
Mile High Hockey Jan 25, 2022
Announcing a new Mile High Hockey x BreakingT Partnership

Announcing a new Mile High Hockey x BreakingT Partnership

Photo by Michael Martin/NHLI via We’ve got a new partnership at MHH including offers for you, the fans! Hey Avs faithful! We at Mile High Hockey have created a new partnership. We’ve been in touch with BreakingT, a company that is NHLPA affiliated and works with other NHL SBNation sites. BreakingT is a clothing company that focuses on teams and events that can take over the sports world by storm. While they have products for every sport out there, check out what they have in store for Colorado Avalanche fans! If you want to have a current player with a throwback...
Mile High Hockey Jan 25, 2022
Pavel Francouz posts another shutout in a 2-0 win over the Chicago Blackhawks

Pavel Francouz posts another shutout in a 2-0 win over the Chicago Blackhawks

Photo by Michael Martin/NHLI via The Colorado Avalanche just keep rolling Continuing on the home stand the Colorado Avalanche hosted the Chicago Blackhawks for the final time this season and walked away with a 2-0 victory. While the slow starts are becoming an alarming theme the Avalanche just keep finding ways to win on the back of Pavel Francouz’s second straight shutout and 16th consecutive win on home ice at Ball Arena. The Game It was another slow start for the Avalanche as they fought the puck the entire first period and gave up a bunch of odd-man rushes off...
Mile High Hockey Jan 24, 2022
Colorado Avalanche Game Day: Blackhawks final visit to Ball Arena

Colorado Avalanche Game Day: Blackhawks final visit to Ball Arena

Photo by Andy Cross/MediaNews Group/The Denver Post via Avalanche are looking for sweet-sixteen straight at home against Chicago, who visit Denver for the final time this season. Tonight, the Colorado Avalanche aim to extend a couple of winning streaks against the visiting Chicago Blackhawks. Chicago comes into the contest having lost three straight with an overtime loss to the Minnesota Wild in their last game. Colorado has won six straight and a record 15 straight at home. COLORADO AVALANCHE The Avalanche are, without a doubt, the hottest team in the NHL right now,...
Mile High Hockey Jan 23, 2022
Colorado Avalanche defeat Montreal Canadiens 3-2 in overtime for 15th straight home victory

Colorado Avalanche defeat Montreal Canadiens 3-2 in overtime for 15th straight home victory

Photo by Michael Martin/NHLI via It wasn’t pretty but they just keep getting the job done Val Nichuskin made his triumphant return to the lineup but the Colorado Avalanche battled fatigue and mental mistakes all night in a 3-2 win over the visiting Montreal Canadiens which required overtime to get the job done. It was the 15th straight home victory for the Avalanche and sixth win in a row. The Game The game started quickly for the Avalanche as Alex Newhook converted from his money spot on the power play at 8:20. Setting up the play was Samuel Girard in nearly...
Mile High Hockey Jan 22, 2022
Colorado Avalanche Gameday: A historical rival visits a new era of “Nordiques hockey”

Colorado Avalanche Gameday: A historical rival visits a new era of “Nordiques hockey”

Photo by Minas Panagiotakis/ The Avs look to continue their reign against Canadian teams at home this season The Colorado Avalanche and Montreal Canadiens are on two separate tracks heading to opposite ends of the standings. The Avs are one of the best in the league, while the Canadiens are competing with the Arizona Coyotes for last in the league. With nearly opposite records, this game will once again be on National TV with the Avs aiming for their sixth straight win while the Canadiens look for any way to turn around their season. Colorado Avalanche As mentioned...
Mile High Hockey Jan 21, 2022
Avalanche shine in the LA spotlights in 4-1 victory

Avalanche shine in the LA spotlights in 4-1 victory

Photo by Ronald Martinez/ They may not have shined on the ice, but they did come out with the win in the end The Colorado Avalanche had themselves a nice trip to Southern California. Thursday night they took advantage of the Los Angeles Kings in their own arena in a 4-1 win. It was nowhere near pretty or a dominant Avalanche performance we all know and love, but it was enough to get the two points. They take four points out of four from California and continue to feast on the California clubs dating back to last sesaon. Even with the competitiveness from the teams in...
Mile High Hockey Jan 20, 2022
Colorado Avalanche Gameday: Royalty meets Royalty in LA

Colorado Avalanche Gameday: Royalty meets Royalty in LA

Photo by Michael Martin/NHLI via The second of a back-to-back in California is tonight The Colorado Avalanche bussed their way from Orange County to Los Angeles County on a mini Southern California road trip to face the Los Angeles Kings. We get to see another nationally televised game tonight as well on the main ESPN (hopefully starting more on-time than the game against the Ducks last night). Colorado Avalanche Speaking of the Anaheim Ducks, the Avs beat them out last night in a not-so-beautiful game that casually ended 2-0 for the away side. While it was not...
Mile High Hockey Jan 20, 2022
Pavel Francouz masterful in a 2-0 shutout of the Anaheim Ducks

Pavel Francouz masterful in a 2-0 shutout of the Anaheim Ducks

Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports The Colorado Avalanche just keep finding ways to win Back on the road for another back-to-back the Colorado Avalanche found themselves with a pair of challenging games in Southern California. First up the Anaheim Ducks who are enjoying a strong season but have slumped lately. This game unfolded like two playoff teams battling for position which saw the Avalanche emerge the 2-0 victor on the back of a 34 save shutout from Pavel Francouz. The Game The first period was a slow moving 20 minutes punctuated only by another Kurtis MacDermid vs...

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