7:18 AM EDT, Mon October 20, 2014

Avs center Matt Duchene: "Right now we're just sabotaging ourselves"

Good to be home. The Avalanche returned early Sunday morning and had the rest of the day off. Practice Monday and the second home game is Tuesday against the visiting Florida Panthers. Center Matt Duchene appears to have an excellent handle on what ails this teams. Poor offense one night, poor defense the next. Inconsistency [...]
Silver Seven 18 mins ago

Ups and Downs: Week 2

Ups and Downs is a weekly feature on this site that rates the performances of the Ottawa Senators players during the past week. Over the past week, Ottawa went 3-0, with wins over the Panthers, Avalanche, and Blue Jackets, despite getting outshot in all three games. Biggest Gains: Curtis Lazar. This...

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Denver Post 6 hours ago
Frei: No point in panicking about Avalanche's slow start

Frei: No point in panicking about Avalanche's slow start

During the Avalanche's grueling, two-day training camp, several players, including captain Gabe Landeskog, said Colorado might not match last season's total of 112 points, the third-highest mark in the NHL.
Denver Post 11 hours ago
Avs center Matt Duchene:

Avs center Matt Duchene: "Right now we're just sabotaging ourselves"

Quinnipiac freshman Landon Smith of Greenwood Village scored the first of his two goals Saturday in a 3-3 tie against No.
Habs have best record in NHL after Saturday’s win over Avalanche

Habs have best record in NHL after Saturday’s win over Avalanche

Following Saturday’s 3-2 win over the Colorado Avalanche at the Bell Centre, Canadiens coach Michel Therrien gave his players the day off Sunday. The Canadiens will be back on the ice at 11 a.m. Monday in Brossard as they prepare […]
Denver Post Oct 19, 2014
Goalie situation getting better for Avalanche

Goalie situation getting better for Avalanche

Three of the Avalanche's four goalies will return with the rest of the team early Sunday morning.

Radim Vrbata: Spotlight on the Vancouver Canucks right wing

The 33-year-old Radim Vrbata, who signed a two-year, $10 million contract with the Canucks as a free agent and scored three goals in his first three games.
Denver Post Oct 18, 2014
Postgame: Avalanche loses at Montreal and ends trip 1-2-1

Postgame: Avalanche loses at Montreal and ends trip 1-2-1

P.K. Subban of the Montreal Canadiens scores his second goal of the game on Calvin Pickard of the Colorado Avalanche at the Bell Centre on October 18, 2014 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
Montreal Gazette Oct 18, 2014
Subban atones for 'stupid penalty'

Subban atones for 'stupid penalty'

For P.K. Subban, the Canadiens’ 3-2 win over the Colorado Avalanche was an exercise in atonement. Subban was caught pinching in at the wrong time in the first period and that led to the Avalanche scoring the first goal of the game. And Subban wasn’t happy when he took what he described as an unnecessary […]

Postgame: Avalanche loses at Montreal and ends trip 1-2-1

The Colorado Avalanche lost to the Montreal Canadiens 3-2 to end trip 1-2-1.
Montreal Gazette Oct 18, 2014
Habs survive Avalanche comeback

Habs survive Avalanche comeback

The Canadiens’ best players were their best players as Montreal defeated the Colorado Avalanche 3-2 Saturday night at the Bell Centre.
Denver Post Oct 18, 2014
Avs finish four-game road trip 1-2-1 after 3-2 loss to Montreal

Avs finish four-game road trip 1-2-1 after 3-2 loss to Montreal

Two failed Avalanche power plays directly led to two Montreal Canadiens goals, with the guy coming off of the penalty box doing the damage. That was no way to protect 22-year-old goalie Calvin Pickard, who otherwise played well in first career NHL start Saturday night.
Denver Post Oct 18, 2014

Calvin Pickard will start in goal for the Avalanche at Montreal

MONTREAL — Backup goalie Reto Berra is not sufficiently recovered from a neck injury, so minor-league call-up Calvin Pickard will start in goal for the Avalanche on Saturday night against
Denver Post Oct 18, 2014

Gameday: Colorado Avalanche at Montreal Canadiens (Game 6)

MONTREAL -- Calvin Pickard will make his first career NHL start Saturday night at Montreal (4-1), Avalanche coach Patrick Roy said.

Gameday: Colorado Avalanche at Montreal Canadiens (Game 6)

Gameday: Colorado Avalanche at Montreal Canadiens (Game 6)
Denver Post Oct 18, 2014
Patrick Roy: Avs goalies Calvin Pickard, Sami Aittokallio deserve chance

Patrick Roy: Avs goalies Calvin Pickard, Sami Aittokallio deserve chance

The Colorado Avalanche called up goaltender Sami Aittokallio to back up recently recalled Calvin Pickard, both of them with Lake Erie.

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