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Denver Post Sep 17, 2014
Avalanche prospect Mitchell Heard hopes to ascend without scoring much

Avalanche prospect Mitchell Heard hopes to ascend without scoring much

In 86 games of pro hockey, Mitchell Heard has five goals and 16 points, and none of the pro games has been in the NHL. But the 22-year-old former second-round draft pick of the Avalanche knows that if he is to make it in the NHL, offense isn't likely to be his forte.

Avalanche to show preseason game on TV for first time in team history at Quebec

Good news for long-suffering Avs fans who never have gotten to see a preseason game on television: on Friday, Sept. 26, the Avs' game against the Montreal Canadiens from Quebec City will be shown on Altitude. This marks the first time in team history that a preseason game will be on TV, home or road. […]

Jarome Iginla (and most every other Avalanche veteran) skates Tuesday

Here's the first of what should be many pictures and videos of the latest high-profile newcomer to the Avs, Jarome Iginla. I snapped this one off today at Family Sports Center, where most all Avs regular roster players were on hand for an informal practice and scrimmage following rookie camp. I didn't notice too many […]
Denver Post Sep 16, 2014
Avalanche veterans hold informal practice after 2nd day of rookie camp

Avalanche veterans hold informal practice after 2nd day of rookie camp

Avalanche veterans are getting an early start on training camp. Almost the entire veteran roster for the Avs took part in an informal practice Tuesday afternoon.
Denver Post Sep 16, 2014
Brett Clark joins Avalanche staff as player development consultant

Brett Clark joins Avalanche staff as player development consultant

Former Av Brett Clark. Karl Gehring, The Denver PostFormer Avs defenseman Brett Clark is officially a member of the organ-i-zation again.

Brett Clark joins Avalanche staff as player development consultant

Former Avs defenseman Brett Clark is officially a member of the organ-i-zation again. The classy native of Wapella, Saskatchewan has been hired as a consultant in the player development department. He has been on hand here at rookie camp the last couple of days overseeing things. Clark is a tremendous guy who will be a […]
Denver Post Sep 16, 2014
Defenseman Duncan Siemens has time to impress Avs

Defenseman Duncan Siemens has time to impress Avs

Avalanche prospect Duncan Siemens was the fourth defenseman picked in the 2011 NHL draft, at No. 11 overall. That's NHL-or-bust territory, and based on other Avs picked in the first round from 2009-13, as well as first-round defensemen picked in his draft class, Siemens is a step behind.
Denver Post Sep 15, 2014
Avalanche rookie camp: First day impressions

Avalanche rookie camp: First day impressions

Conner Bleackley. John Leyba, The Denver PostMy colleague Mike Chambers will have a story in the paper tomorrow on Duncan Siemens, and he has an online story from Monday's start of Avalanche
Denver Post Sep 15, 2014

Avalanche rookie camp begins

Good to get 'er going Monday at Family Sports Center, where the Avalanche began rookie camp as most of its coaches, players and administrators played golf at the team's annual tournament.

Avalanche rookie camp begins

Avalanche season is underway with rookie camp.
Denver Post Sep 15, 2014
Conner Bleackley among Avalanche rookies taking to ice for minicamp

Conner Bleackley among Avalanche rookies taking to ice for minicamp

Avalanche first-round draft picks Duncan Siemens (2011) and Conner Bleackley (2014), plus the team's first selection in 2013, Chris Bigras, were among 28 players participating in Colorado's rookie camp.
Denver Post Sep 15, 2014
Frei: Avalanche should keep big picture in mind: winning in playoffs

Frei: Avalanche should keep big picture in mind: winning in playoffs

Here's the Avalanche's biggest problem as veterans prepare to report for physicals Thursday: It's difficult to come out and declare that you don't want to be as successful in the regular season as you were a year ago.
Denver Post Sep 14, 2014

Avalanche rookie camp takes to the ice

After a hiatus of a few years, Avalanche rookie camp is back. Fans will get their first chance to see this year's first-round draft pick, Conner Bleackley, on skates Monday at 9:45 a.
Denver Post Sep 14, 2014
Avalanche Training Camp: Brief tuneup for the talent

Avalanche Training Camp: Brief tuneup for the talent

This year, Avalanche training camp might be better called a minicamp or a weekend getaway for players. NHL teams always have some of the shortest training camps of the major pro sports, but this Avs camp is really short - only two days.
Denver Post Sep 12, 2014

LIVE CHAT: With Adrian Dater and the Avs' upcoming season

Join me with your questions on the Colorado Avalanche's upcoming season with me on this Friday night, live impromptu chat.

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