Duchene, O'Reilly Break Out Against Jets
Things didn’t look good at all for the Avalanche in the early going Thursday after the Jets scored two goals in the first five minutes and 25 seconds, including getting their initial score just 24 seconds after the first-period puck drop.
Avs Looking For More Scoring Chances Versus Jets
The Avalanche players are well aware about the current state their offense is in.
Colorado is averaging 1.75 goals per game in its last four contests, which includes only one win in that stretch.
To get out of their funk and to get ready fo...
Despite Solid Defense, Avs Fall To Coyotes
While Patrick Roy wasn't pleased with his offense only scoring once against the Coyotes, the Avalanche head coach was satisfied with how his club played on defense.
"We are playing so well defensively right now," Roy said. "We're not giving muc...
Avalanche Farm Report: Dec. 10
Prospect Spotlight On: Will Butcher
University of Denver freshman and Avalanche prospect Will Butcher has been a pleasant surprise in his first season with the Pioneers. The defenseman has three goals and one assist in his first 16 games of his...
Game vs. Phoenix Has 'Must-Win' Feel
The NHL season is a long one, with the regular season stretching from October through April. With 82 games on each team’s slate—and potentially more waiting in the playoffs—it’s common practice for players and coaches to keep an even-keel as the c...
McGinn Goal Keeps Avs Shutout-Free
Jamie McGinn’s score with eight seconds left Sunday night helped the Avalanche avoid its first shutout of the season in its 3-1 loss at Rogers Arena.
McGinn, who scored for the first time since putting in the game winner Nov. 23 at Los Angeles...
Talbot Comes Up Big In Avs Win Over Flames
Maxime Talbot had been waiting for his first goal as a member of the Colorado Avalanche to come, and while it took a bit longer than expected, the tally came at a key time.
With Colorado down 1-0 to Calgary late in the first period Friday at Sc...
Kroenke Sports Charities Announces Details of 2014 Mile High Dreams Gala
Kroenke Sports Charities will host its annual Mile High Dreams Gala from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Monday, January 20, 2014. This unique event will give fans the opportunity to interact with players, coaches, alumni, community ambassadors and mascots from...
Holden Scores in Alberta Homecoming
When Nick Holden scored his first NHL goal last month at Pepsi Center, his wife and son were on hand to celebrate the occasion.
He scored for the second time in his career Thursday night in Edmonton, and a pretty good “Holden contingent” was a...
Frigid Temps, Three Tough Tests Await on Trip
An ominous message was written Tuesday morning on a whiteboard inside the Avalanche’s practice-facility locker room at South Suburban Family Sports Center in Centennial.
It was a note reminding the players of essential items not to be forgotte...
Avalanche Farm Report: Dec. 3
Prospect Spotlight On: Chris Bigras
Avalanche prospect Chris Bigras was invited to join Canada’s National Junior Team selection camp on Monday for the 2014 IIHF World Junior Championship in Malmo, Sweden.
The defenseman was one of 25 players...
Avalanche Uses Days Off To Get Healthy
CENTENNIAL, Colo. – The Avalanche received a bit of a break in its schedule early this week after playing some physical games against conference and division foes the past two weeks.
Colorado last played Saturday, winning 3-2 in a shootout ove...
Avs Spread Holiday Cheer At Children's Hospital
AURORA, Colo. – The Colorado Avalanche helped bring smiles and holiday cheer to some very special children Monday as the team made its annual holiday visit to Children's Hospital Colorado. This was the 16th year the Avalanche has visited patients ...
Landeskog, MacKinnon Go Wild vs. Minnesota
Avalanche captain Gabriel Landeskog scored a goal for the second straight game Saturday night and, with 20 points on the year (nine goals, 11 assists), moved into a tie with Matt Duchene atop the Avs’ points list.
Nathan MacKinnon matched Lande...
Stastny Back From Back Spasms
With its quick trip to Minnesota barely 12 hours in the past, there were just a few Colorado players available in the Avalanche locker room Saturday for morning skate media sessions.
One who was available, though, was Paul Stastny—and that’s a...
Set Plays Work To Perfection In Minnesota
The Colorado Avalanche knew it was going to have its work cut out for them if the team was going to get some pucks past Minnesota goaltender Josh Harding, who hadn't lost a game at home all season.
Knowing Harding's strong start, the Avs had to...
Avalanche Mailbag: Jan Hejda
“Have you ever hated an opposing player who eventually became a teammate?”
Jim (Metzger, Oregon)
JAN HEJDA: Actually, no, I never hated any players who became a teammate.
“Here is Avs fan from Czech, so I say ‘Ahoj’ :) You are awesome now. ...
Avs Better Halves Tree Sale Dec. 14
The Avs Better Halves Holiday Tree Auction will be held during the Dec. 14 game against the Minnesota Wild.
Fans will be able to bid on one-of-a-kind trees designed by the Avs Better Halves for each player and one tree for the coaching staff. ...
Duchene Skates, But Stastny Sits
The Avalanche got one center back Wednesday but lost another.
Matt Duchene and Colorado head coach Patrick Roy said Duchene was a game-time decision following the Avs’ morning skate, but he returned to the lineup against St. Louis, skating for...
Avs Ready for Round 2 Against Blues
The Avalanche (17-5) has been saying all week that tonight’s game against St. Louis (17-3-3) won’t be about revenge. It won’t be about dishing out payback after suffering through a 7-3 road loss to the Blues that captain Gabriel Landeskog later te...