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Colorado Avalanche
  • Sakic 'Very Proud,' Seeks More From Avalanche

    CENTENNIAL, Colo. -- Joe Sakic had one goal in mind when he accepted the position as Colorado Avalanche executive vice president of hockey operations in May: Bring the franchise back to the elite status it had when he twice won the Stanley Cup as ...

  • Johnson Not at Suter's Level, But He's Getting There

    Avalanche defenseman Erik Johnson does not put himself in the class of Minnesota Wild’s Ryan Suter, but that might be because he’s humble. Sure, Suter has been a top defenseman in the NHL for nine seasons, but Johnson is no slouch – no matter w...

  • Playoff Practice Quotes: April 16, 2014

    Joe Sakic, Avalanche vice president of hockey operations and alternate governor On The Feeling Around The Team: “Obviously, they’re very excited. It’s the first time here for a few of our guys. It’s the best time of the year. To start the seaso...

  • Once A 'Wild' Notion; Minnesota Now Real Focus

    Chicago. Chicago. Chicago. That’s all anyone was talking about around the Avalanche dressing room in recent weeks, with the consensus among inquisitors being that the Avs and the Blackhawks were destined to meet in the first round of this year’...

  • Erik Johnson Excited For First Playoff Series

    Now in his seventh season in the NHL, it's hard to believe Avalanche defenseman Erik Johnson has yet to play in a playoff game. That will no longer be the case. "I'm really excited," Johnson said two days prior to playing in his first postseaso...

  • Avalanche Farm Report: April 15

    Cody Corbett (Edmonton Oil Kings): Edmonton is awaiting their next opponent after taking out Brandon in five games. Corbett would pick up an assist in the Oil Kings' 5-2 win in Game 3 this past Tuesday. The defenseman scored a goal in both a 5-2 l...

  • Altitude Announces First Round Broadcast Schedule

    Altitude will broadcast every Western Conference first-round game between the Colorado Avalanche and Minnesota Wild. Altitude will offer all games and will begin live coverage with a half hour Avalanche Face-Off pregame show and concluding coverag...

  • Why The Avalanche Will Win The Stanley Cup

    Patrick Roy’s incredible resume as a Hall of Fame hockey player includes twice leading an NHL team on an unexpected run to capture the Stanley Cup and twice helping the Colorado Avalanche to win the NHL's coveted championship trophy. Roy is in...

  • X-Factor: Wild's Haula needs to provide depth up front

    Erik Haula's rookie season didn't get off to the best of starts. The 23-year-old spent much of the first half of this season in the American Hockey League and struggled through a 12-game scoring drought in December and January shortly after bei...

  • Foundation pays dividends for Avalanche's Varlamov

    DENVER -- Even new Colorado Avalanche coach Patrick Roy wasn't certain what to expect from goalie Semyon Varlamov this season. "There were a lot of question marks, and I think he responded to all the question marks," Roy said. "He worked so har...

  • X-Factor: Rookie MacKinnon could be Avs' go-to guy

    The Colorado Avalanche could be without their top forward, the guy who was considered a Hart Trophy candidate early in the season, for the entire first round of the 2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs. That would be a debilitating deficiency for nearly a...

  • Goalie quartet has helped pave Wild's way to playoffs

    ST. PAUL, Minn. -- Minnesota Wild coach Mike Yeo has preached taking it one game at time to his team throughout the season. The team's goaltenders have had no choice but to accept the message as gospel. In a roller-coaster season where the W...

  • Wild have new look going up against Avalanche

    It took until the very last day of the NHL regular season to determine that these teams would meet in the first round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs. The Colorado Avalanche became the 2013-14 Central Division champions when the St. Louis Blues los...

  • Governor Issues Proclamation to Support Avalanche

    DENVER - Gov. John Hickenlooper today signed a proclamation to support the Colorado Avalanche as the team prepares to begin its playoff run. The governor also ordered Colorado Avalanche flags to be flown at the state Capitol (starting today) for a...

  • Mayor Hancock Proclaims 'Burgundy and Blue Week'

    DENVER – Mayor Michael B. Hancock today proclaimed “Burgundy and Blue Week” in the City and County of Denver for the week of April 14, 2014, to support the Colorado Avalanche leading up to their appearance in the first round of the NHL Playoffs. T...

  • 2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs First Round Schedule

    NEW YORK – The National Hockey League on Sunday announced dates, starting times and television coverage for the 2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs First Round, which starts Wednesday, April 16. The Avalanche will begin its first-round series with the M...

  • A Lot on the Line for Avs Entering Final Game

    It has come down to the final day of the regular season for the Colorado Avalanche. The Avs already know they will be in the playoffs when they begin next week, but there are several questions for the team that have yet to be answered. Who will...

  • Parenteau Returns From Knee Injury in San Jose

    PA Parenteau made his return to the ice Friday night in San Jose after missing 15 games with a knee injury. He hurt his knee on his first shift against Winnipeg on March 10. The forward played 18:26 and had three shots and three hits in the Ava...

  • Avs Defy Odds, Continue to Collect Victories

    A Twitter storm buzzed this morning around the Avalanche’s first-place ascension in the Central Division standings despite having a statistical resume unworthy of such a spot. The Avs left Vancouver last night with a 4-2 win—thanks to a pair of...

  • Goalie Mask Delivers Opportunity of a Lifetime

    Justin Cox had the chance to combine two of his passions, graphic design and hockey, and he got to meet his favorite player in the process. Cox was the winner of the Colorado Avalanche and AT&T "Design My Mask" contest and received the opportun...

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