10:41 AM EDT, Mon April 21, 2014
Mile High Hockey 4 hours ago
Containing the Avalanche

Containing the Avalanche

Coming into Game 3, the Wild needs to find a way to match the Avalanche. Mike Yeo and his Minnesota Wild have a lot of explanations about why they're down 2-0 in the Central division semi-finals of the 2014 Stanley Cup playoffs. They say it's because they weren't physical enough against the Colorado Avalanche. They say it's because they were caught on their heels against the Colorado Avalanche.  They say it's because the officials favored the Colorado Avalanche. Conspiracy theories are always fun, but let's put the tin foil hats away and look at what really presents the Wild their...
Denver Post 9 hours ago

Paul Stastny, Ryan Suter are friendly foes in Avalanche-Wild series

Despite playing a game-high 27:38 in his team's 4-2 loss Saturday night, Minnesota defenseman Ryan Suter did not finish Game 2 in the minus column against the Avalanche.
St. Paul Pioneer Press 15 hours ago

Wild coach Mike Yeo mum on starting goalie for Game 3

Facing a 2-0 deficit in their first-round playoff series against the Colorado Avalanche, Wild coach Mike Yeo opened Sunday's news conference with a joke.
Hockey Wilderness 1 hour ago

WIlderness Walk: Game-Day Edition

Your Minnesota Wild look to get the monkey off their back and get their playoff glory back on track tonight against the Colorado Avalanche. You know what I like? Winning! It is a rather enjoyable experience to win something. You don't even have to be involved in some sort of sporting like event....
NHL 13 hours ago
Video: Pregame Preview: Avalanche vs Wild Game 3

Watch: Pregame Preview: Avalanche vs Wild Game 3

Get the latest news and updates surrounding the Colorado Avalanche and Minnesota Wild series.

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Denver Post 9 hours ago
Saunders: Altitude's production peaking in playoffs

Saunders: Altitude's production peaking in playoffs

When the Avalanche is on a roll, Marc Moser makes Mike Haynes sound like "Silent Cal" Coolidge. The Denver broadcasters are noted for their strong vocal support on Altitude Sports - Moser on radio and Haynes, who teams with Peter McNab, on television.
Denver Post 9 hours ago
Avalanche coach Patrick Roy says Matt Duchene will try skating Monday

Avalanche coach Patrick Roy says Matt Duchene will try skating Monday

With the Avalanche holding a 2-0, first-round series lead over Minnesota, and Game 3 set for Monday night at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul, the team didn't practice Sunday before convening to catch a chartered flight to the Twin Cities area.
Denver Post 18 hours ago
Matt Duchene travels with Avalanche to Minnesota, could begin skating Monday

Matt Duchene travels with Avalanche to Minnesota, could begin skating Monday

Holding a 2-0 first-round series lead over Minnesota, the Avalanche didn't practice Sunday before convening at a private air terminal near Denver International Airport to catch a flight to the Twin Cities area.

Wild returns to St. Paul reeling, down 2-0 to Colorado Avalanche

The Avs' top line recorded 10 points in Saturday's 4-2 win
Denver Post Apr 20, 2014
Frei: Jamie McGinn's versatility, playoff experience vital to Avalanche

Frei: Jamie McGinn's versatility, playoff experience vital to Avalanche

With injuries helping force Avalanche coach Patrick Roy to shuffle his lines all season, Jamie McGinn has been a valuable winger on one of the top two lines when he was needed there, and on the third line on the rare occasions he wasn't.
Denver Post Apr 20, 2014
Avalanche coach Patrick Roy remembers former teammate Sandis Ozolinsh

Avalanche coach Patrick Roy remembers former teammate Sandis Ozolinsh

Roy often is at his funniest when he starts telling stories about his playing days. Saturday, he had the press room laughing as he talked about a former teammate with the Avs, defenseman Sandis Ozolinsh.

Avs playoffs 2014, postgame Game 2: Nathan MacKinnon, that is all

Anybody got Nathan MacKinnon on their playoff fantasy team? Wanna trade? No? Ok. Seven points in his first two playoff games for MacKinnon. That tied the NHL record, owned by Odie Cleghorn in 1918-19 and Barry Pederson with Boston in 1981-82. MacKinnon is the second-youngest player to record four points in a playoff game at […]
Denver Post Apr 20, 2014
Dater: Avs coach Patrick Roy believes risk worth it on pulling goalie

Dater: Avs coach Patrick Roy believes risk worth it on pulling goalie

"Take me out, Coach," Avalanche coach and Hall of Fame former goalie Patrick Roy used to think at the end of games with his teams down by a goal or more.
Denver Post Apr 20, 2014
Hochman: Semyon Varlamov rock solid in goal for Avs

Hochman: Semyon Varlamov rock solid in goal for Avs

Semyon Varlamov, Patrick's wall, smothered the screened shot, and on the Pepsi Center scoreboard, which is the size of Arvada, the camera zoomed in on Varly's steely blue eyes.
Denver Post Apr 20, 2014
Nathan MacKinnon leads Avalanche past Wild for 2-0 series lead

Nathan MacKinnon leads Avalanche past Wild for 2-0 series lead

Nathan's famous. As NHL goalie Roberto Luongo tweeted Saturday night, Nathan MacKinnon is in "arcade mode" for the Avalanche.

P.A. Parenteau gets jabbed twice but Avs still prevail to take 2-0 series lead over Wild

Avalanche get a goal and three assists apiece from Paul Stastny and Nathan MacKinnon and two goals from linemate Gabe Landeskog in Colorado’s 4-2 win over Minnesota at the Pepsi Center. Avs take a 2-0 series lead to Minnesota for Monday’s Game 3. That story and many other elements, past and present, at All Things […]
Denver Post Apr 20, 2014
Jamie McGinn's versatility, playoff experience vital to Avalanche

Jamie McGinn's versatility, playoff experience vital to Avalanche

With injuries helping force Avalanche coach Patrick Roy to shuffle his lines all season, Jamie McGinn has been a valuable winger on one of the top two lines when he was needed there, and on
Denver Post Apr 20, 2014
Kiszla: Nathan

Kiszla: Nathan "Razor" MacKinnon is making Minnesota Wild look silly

Nathan "Razor" MacKinnon, the 18-year-old rookie sensation of the Colorado Avalanche, is making the grown men of the Minnesota Wild look silly.
Denver Post Apr 19, 2014
Colorado Avalanche vs. Minnesota Wild: Game 2 Live Blog

Colorado Avalanche vs. Minnesota Wild: Game 2 Live Blog

Avalanche coach Patrick Roy confirmed Saturday morning what Avs fans don't want to hear: leading scorer Matt Duchene likely won't play in this first-round playoff series against the Minnesota Wild.

Avalanche Player News

  • 2 Matt Duchene

    Matt Duchene

    Matt Duchene travels with Avalanche to Minnesota, could begin skating Monday

  • 2 Nathan MacKinnon

    Nathan MacKinnon

    Avs playoffs 2014, postgame Game 2: Nathan MacKinnon, that is all

  • 1 Paul Stastny

    Paul Stastny

    Minnesota Wild’s defense to blame in Game 2 loss

  • Semyon Varlamov

    Semyon Varlamov

    Hochman: Semyon Varlamov rock solid in goal for Avs

  • Tyson Barrie

    Tyson Barrie

    Avalanche vs. Wild, 2014 Playoffs Round 1 Game 2

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