6:53 PM EDT, Tue July 29, 2014

Trottier to Sabres as assistant coach

Bryan Trottier won six Stanley Cups as a player and one with the Colorado Avalanche as an assistant coach. (New York Times photo) By Bucky Gleason The Buffalo Sabres have...

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Denver Post Jul 25, 2014

Ryan O'Reilly contract discussion on new "Hockey Talk" podcast

Ryan O'Reilly skates before the Avalanche's game against the Edmonton Oilers on Dec. 19.
Denver Post Jul 24, 2014

Former Avalanche D Andre Benoit taking his talents to Buffalo

In his first and only season with the Avalanche, the affable Andre Benoit played in 79-of-82 regular season games and all seven in the playoffs.

Former Avalanche D Andre Benoit taking his talents to Buffalo

In his first and only season with the Avalanche, the affable Andre Benoit played in 79-of-82 regular season games and all seven in the playoffs. The 5-foot-11 defenseman amassed career-highs in goals (seven) and points (28 points). He seemed to be an outstanding teammate, certainly liked by all the guys, and a solid pro. And […]
Denver Post Jul 23, 2014
Former Avalanche player Cory Sarich seriously injured in bike accident

Former Avalanche player Cory Sarich seriously injured in bike accident

Sarich, 35, has spent parts of 15 seasons in the NHL and has played 969 career games - the majority with the Calgary Flames and Tampa Bay Lightning.

Former Avs D Cory Sarich struck by car, intends to resume NHL career

The Avalanche released the following on behalf of Cory Sarich's agent Wednesday. Veteran NHL defenceman Cory Sarich was injured in a cycling accident while training in Invermere, BC, on the morning of Monday, July 21, 2014. Sarich was struck by a motor vehicle and was airlifted to a hospital in Calgary, AB. He is in […]

Former Av Cory Sarich involved in accident

From the Twitter page of former Avs defenseman Cory Sarich a little while ago: Tks to everyone for their support in regards to my accident yesterday. I am blessed to be here and will most likely make a full recovery. — Cory Sarich (@sarchy06) July 23, 2014 Tks to everyone who has shown their love […]
Denver Post Jul 23, 2014

Ryan O'Reilly signs two-year contract with Avs. Are happy days here again?

Ryan O'Reilly skates in a game against Calgary. John Leyba, The Denver PostMiracles never cease, eh?
Denver Post Jul 23, 2014
Ryan O'Reilly, Avalanche agree to two-year, $12 million contract

Ryan O'Reilly, Avalanche agree to two-year, $12 million contract

Striking a last-minute deal to avoid arbitration, the Avalanche and left wing Ryan O'Reilly agreed Wednesday morning to a two-year, $12 million contract, the team confirmed.

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Avalanche fans might grumble, but the team is spending to the NHL's salary cap

Avalanche's Elliott, Stollery and Hishon offer improved depth

International lacrosse and drag racing have consumed me the last week or so, and we haven't seen an "official" announcement from the Avalanche, but CapGeek.com has one-year, two-way extensions for defensemen Stefan Elliott and Karl Stollery and forward Joey Hishon built into the team's salary structure. Also, Montreal reporter Renaud Lavoie tweeted this last week: […]

Rocky Mountain Extreme: what was supposed to be the Avalanche's original team name

Hats off to Icethetics.com, a site devoted to strange sports logos, most of which never happened. What almost happened: the Avalanche were supposed to have been named the Rocky Mountain Extreme. That was the vision of former owner Charlie Lyons, a one-time Colorado ski bum who never forgot his "extreme sports" days and wanted to […]

Avalanche fans grumbling more about Ryan O’Reilly saga

I’m getting more and more of these kinds of emails, just so Avalanche management knows: Adrian: I am a beyond huge Avs fan, and enjoy your articles on the team. This ongoing war (and sadly, mostly to the Avs fault that it is now a war) between O’Reilly and the team is sickening me, mostly […]

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