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The Hockey Writers Jan 23, 2020

Avalanche All-Decade Team: Forwards

It’s time for the final piece of the Colorado Avalanche All-Decade team – the forwards. In some ways, this is the most difficult compilation. The past decade saw the Avalanche move away from wily veterans who played during the team’s Stanley Cup days, to forwards who slogged through the mid-decade turbulence, onto those who are […] The post Avalanche All-Decade Team: Forwards appeared first on The Hockey Writers.
The Hockey Writers Jan 22, 2020

St. Louis Blues and Colorado Avalanche: Division Un-Rivalry?

The St. Louis Blues and Colorado Avalanche are now split with two home wins each. It’s quite a different picture from the Blues’ sweep of the Avalanche last season. Although they’re division rivals and should have a heated presence when they play each other, they actually don’t. Neither team acquired a fighting penalty in any […] The post St. Louis Blues and Colorado Avalanche: Division Un-Rivalry? appeared first on The Hockey Writers.
The Hockey Writers Jan 21, 2020

Avalanche: Predicting André Burakovsky’s Next Contract

Drafted 23rd overall by the Washington Capitals in 2013, and acquired by the Colorado Avalanche in June 2019 for a 2020 second-round pick, 2020 third-round pick, and the signing rights to Scott Kosmachuk, André Burakovsky has now settled into a role in the Avalanche’s top six. At the time of writing, Burakovsky is 24 years […] The post Avalanche: Predicting André Burakovsky’s Next Contract appeared first on The Hockey Writers.
The Hockey Writers Jan 20, 2020
Kadri Scores Twice, Propels Avalanche Past Reeling Red Wings 6-3

Kadri Scores Twice, Propels Avalanche Past Reeling Red Wings 6-3

DENVER — Nazem Kadri and Nathan MacKinnon scored 1:54 apart as the Colorado Avalanche were propelled by another second-period spurt in a 6-3 win over the reeling Detroit Red Wings on Monday. The Avalanche also pulled away from the defending Stanley Cup champion St. Louis Blues with a middle-period flurry over the weekend. Leading 2-1 […] The post Kadri Scores Twice, Propels Avalanche Past Reeling Red Wings 6-3 appeared first on The Hockey Writers.
Last Word on Hockey Jan 20, 2020
NHL Predictions: January 20th – Including Detroit Red Wings vs Colorado Avalanche

NHL Predictions: January 20th – Including Detroit Red Wings vs Colorado Avalanche

Welcome to NHL Predictions! Each day, Last Word On Hockey will break down every game and give our NHL predictions for each game. In today’s NHL predictions, we’ll cover the four games happening on January 20th. Each piece will include a featured game that should be must-watch hockey. The featured game for this article is the matchup between the Detroit Red Wings at the Colorado Avalanche. NHL Predictions Detroit Red Wings vs Colorado Avalanche Head-to-Head: Red Wings 0-0 Avalanche Detroit comes into the matchup against their old rivals as the worst team in the NHL. The Red Wings were...
The Hockey Writers Jan 18, 2020

Avalanche Ride 3-Goal 2nd Period to 5-3 Win Over Blues

DENVER — Cale Makar and Andre Burakovsky scored 22 seconds apart in the second period to chase All-Star goaltender Jordan Binnington from the game and the Colorado Avalanche held on to beat the St. Louis Blues 5-3 on Saturday. The Avalanche used a three-goal middle period to turn a 2-1 deficit into a 4-2 advantage. […] The post Avalanche Ride 3-Goal 2nd Period to 5-3 Win Over Blues appeared first on The Hockey Writers.
The Mercury News Jan 17, 2020
Avalanche 4, Sharks 0: As road trip nears end, “It’s time to man up”

Avalanche 4, Sharks 0: As road trip nears end, “It’s time to man up”

San Jose Sharks coach Bob Boughner says too many guys haven't been on same page in losses to Arizona Coyotes, Colorado Avalanche
Fear The Fin Jan 16, 2020
Sharks at Avalanche: Lines, gamethread, where to watch

Sharks at Avalanche: Lines, gamethread, where to watch

Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/ Let’s just try to have a normal one, right folks? Martin Jones is back in net as the San Jose Sharks play some mile-high hockey in Denver tonight against the Colorado Avalanche. The last time these two teams met was during the 2019 postseason, where the Sharks beat out the Avalanche to advance to the Western Conference Final, on the backs of refereeing that I’m sure we’ll hear absolutely nothing about. That said, both teams likely feel as though they have something to prove: for San Jose, the legitimacy of their win and that the team has found its...
The Hockey Writers Jan 13, 2020

Diagnosing the Avalanche’s Recent Performance

After such an incredible start to the season, the Colorado Avalanche have seemingly started to thaw lately, chalking up two wins in their last eight games (2-4-2 record), and three wins in their last 11 (3-6-2 record). Mood around the fanbase is starting to sour, with the fans growing impatient while the losses start to […] The post Diagnosing the Avalanche’s Recent Performance appeared first on The Hockey Writers.
The Hockey Writers Jan 12, 2020

Avalanche All-Decade Team: Defensemen

The Colorado Avalanche entered the past decade with a couple of big name players finishing their careers and new additions transitioning into a new era. The blueliners who took tough shifts over the past decade exemplify the kinds of changes the Avalanche experienced. Some were flashy, some were steady, and some took their share of […] The post Avalanche All-Decade Team: Defensemen appeared first on The Hockey Writers.
PensBurgh Jan 11, 2020
Penguins vs. Avalanche Recap: Resilient Pens battle back, win in overtime

Penguins vs. Avalanche Recap: Resilient Pens battle back, win in overtime

Photo by Matthew Stockman/ The Penguins overcome an awful goal against and a third period hole to win in OT over the Colorado Avalanche on the road Lineups The Penguins use the skaters as expected, but an interesting wrinkle is they give Matt Murray what’s become a rare start. It’s unusual and a break from recent tendencies and a tough spot to face a team averaging 3.61 goals/game so far this season in the Avalanche (2nd in the NHL) but such is life in the NHL. Ready for battle.#LetsGoPens pic.twitter.com/96SueWu9LY— Pittsburgh Penguins (@penguins) January 11, 2020 First...
The Hockey Writers Jan 11, 2020

McCann Scores in OT, Penguins Beat Avalanche 4-3

DENVER — Jared McCann scored at 3:19 of overtime and the Pittsburgh Penguins beat the Colorado Avalanche 4-3 on Friday night for their fourth straight road win. Evgeni Malkin and Bryan Rust each had a goal and an assist for Pittsburgh, which recovered ... The post McCann Scores in OT, Penguins Beat Avalanche 4-3 appeared first on The Hockey Writers.
Last Word on Hockey Jan 9, 2020
NHL Rumours: Calgary Flames, Colorado Avalanche, Ottawa Senators

NHL Rumours: Calgary Flames, Colorado Avalanche, Ottawa Senators

Another day, another Last Word on Hockey article covering your latest NHL Rumours. Every day, our team breaks down a selection of the latest rumblings from around the National Hockey League. As the trade deadline draws nearer, teams begin to turn their eyes to more specific targets in preparation for this season and next. Today, we'll focus on the Calgary Flames, Colorado Avalanche, and Ottawa Senators. NHL Rumours Calgary Flames Rumour: Per Elliotte Friedman and his 31 Thoughts podcast, the Flames may look to move some big pieces if their season ends poorly, including winger Johnny...
The Hockey Writers Jan 8, 2020

Panarin Helps Shesterkin Win NHL Debut, Rangers Beat Avalanche 5-3

NEW YORK — Artemi Panarin had a goal and two assists, Igor Shesterkin stopped 29 shots to win his NHL debut, and the New York Rangers beat the Colorado Avalanche 5-3 Tuesday night. Mika Zibanejad and Ryan Strome each had a goal and an assist, and Chris Kreider and Brady Skjei also scored for New […] The post Panarin Helps Shesterkin Win NHL Debut, Rangers Beat Avalanche 5-3 appeared first on The Hockey Writers.
The Hockey Writers Jan 6, 2020

Varlamov, Lee Lead Islanders to 1-0 Win Over Avalanche

UNIONDALE, N.Y. — Semyon Varlamov stopped 32 shots against his former team for his second shutout of the season, Anders Lee scored and the New York Islanders beat the Colorado Avalanche 1-0 Monday night. The Islanders had lost two straight overall and four in a row at the Nassau Coliseum. Varlamov got his 27th career […] The post Varlamov, Lee Lead Islanders to 1-0 Win Over Avalanche appeared first on The Hockey Writers.

Avalanche Player News

  • 1 Nathan MacKinnon

    Nathan MacKinnon

    Five Thoughts For Friday: Duchene’s Jinx, McDavid’s Rehab and Menlyk’s Silence

  • 1 Gabriel Landeskog

    Gabriel Landeskog

    Five Thoughts For Friday: Duchene’s Jinx, McDavid’s Rehab and Menlyk’s Silence

  • Nazem Kadri

    Nazem Kadri

    Kadri Scores Twice, Propels Avalanche Past Reeling Red Wings 6-3

  • Cale Makar

    Cale Makar

    Avalanche Ride 3-Goal 2nd Period to 5-3 Win Over Blues

  • Philipp Grubauer

    Philipp Grubauer

    Grubauer Has 27 Saves, Avs Blank Sharks, 4-0

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