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Morning Flurries: Avalanche getting to full strength and hitting their stride

Morning Flurries: Avalanche getting to full strength and hitting their stride

Photo by Dustin Bradford/Icon Sportswire via Plus, yesterday saw a full slate of games for the first weekend in action for the NHL The Avalanche yesterday got a well-deserved rest day after obliterating the Blues 8-0 on Friday night. All of us were waiting to see how the Avs would recover after their opening night defeat, and boy did they respond with vengeance. That is the Avalanche we all know and love. There were, however, a couple of members of the Avs to hit the ice on Saturday, both of whom were feeling their legs after COVID protocols. Erik Johnson and Bowen...
Mile High Hockey Jan 16, 2021
Johnson and Byram set to join the Avalanche

Johnson and Byram set to join the Avalanche

Photo by Andy Devlin/NHLI via Both Erik Johnson and Bowen Byram are set to end their league mandated quarentine The Colorado Avalanche are getting a well deserved day off after their 8-0 drubbing of the St. Louis Blues Friday night. Two players that will be on the ice, however are Erik Johnson and Bowen Byram. The two defenders have been away from the team this week, due to an NHL mandated quarantine. The league announced Wednesday that Johnson was one of the 24 players who tested positive for COVID-19 at the start of training camp. The team has not elaborated on...
Mile High Hockey Jan 15, 2021
Landeskog and Rantanen hit career milestones as the Avalanche get their first win of the season

Landeskog and Rantanen hit career milestones as the Avalanche get their first win of the season

Photo by Michael Martin/NHLI via The Avalanche absolutely embarrass the Blues with an 8-0 blowout After losing their opener, the Colorado Avalanche bounced back nicely Friday night as they were able to blow out the St. Louis Blues for their first win of the season. This was the team that everyone was expecting to see before the season started. The Avs looked great at both ends of the ice and the team’s best players were the ones leading the way. After a first period that had the game still close, the floodgates opened and the Avalanche throughout embarrassed the...
Mile High Hockey Jan 15, 2021
Colorado Avalanche Gameday: Trying not to feel the Blues again

Colorado Avalanche Gameday: Trying not to feel the Blues again

Photo by Dustin Bradford/Icon Sportswire via The Avalanche look to rebound in their second game of the season against the Blues in the first back-to-back matchup of the season Colorado Avalanche: (0-1-0) The Opponent: St. Louis Blues (1-0-0) Puck Drop: 7:00 PM MT Watch: Altitude Listen: Altitude 92.5, AM 950 After their opening night bout with the Blues, the Avs will be looking to recover tonight on the first back-to-back opponent after their 4-1 loss on Wednesday, their first opening day loss under Jared Bednar. This will be the second of eight times the Avs face the...
Mile High Hockey Jan 14, 2021
Bad start costs Avalanche in season opener

Bad start costs Avalanche in season opener

Isaiah J. Downing-USA TODAY Sports The Colorado Avalanche can’t continue to fall behind early if they want to have a successful season As one of the favorites coming into the 2021 season, the Colorado Avalanche didn’t get off to the start they were hoping for. After dropping a 4-1 decision to the St. Louis Blues, the Avalanche will hope to bounce back in the rematch Friday night. To avoid starting the season 0-2, the key will be to play a better, cleaner first period. Despite the hype coming into the season opener, the Avalanche fell completely flat in the opening...