AVALANCHE RUMORS & GOSSIP

Avs’ Gabriel Landeskog was really, really excited after winning IIHF gold

Some members of the Colorado Avalanche were going to go home to their home countries very happy after Sunday’s IIHF World Ice Hockey Championships Final, and some were going to return home with a little less enthusiasm. For Avs captain Gabriel Landeskog, the enthusiasm was unbridled. Following Sweden’s 2-1 shootout victory in the gold medal game, Landeskog was so excited about...
Via Mile High Sports
5 hours ago

2017 IIHF Worlds: Avalanche Player Wrap-Up

Sweden took home gold medals from the IIHF World Championships yesterday in Cologne. I wouldn’t say they were the best team over the 3 weeks but they were the best when it mattered. Or luckiest. Team USA stalling out against the Finns and the Gold Medal Game ending in a shootout basically handed them a fantastic opportunity and they locked it down. The beloved Avalanche had 8...
Via Mile High Hockey
6 hours ago

BSN Avalanche DRAFT Podcast: Is Casey Mittelstadt the right prospect for Colorado?

  The BSN Avalanche DRAFT Podcast drops again with the guys looking at three more options for the Colorado Avalanche at the NHL Draft. DON’T FORGET TO SUBSCRIBE! iTunes / Stitcher / Pocket Casts
Via BSN Denver
7 hours ago

State of the Blog Address 2017

The Colorado Avalanche must change and so must the leadership at our beloved Mile High Hockey. Happy Sunday MHH, Ryan here. You know, the guy who’s been holding the steering wheel on this beast of a blog for the past two-plus seasons? Yup, that’s me—the dude tirelessly throwing buckets of seawater over the edge while the ol’ revered SS AVALANCHE took on more and more leaks...
Via Mile High Hockey
1 day ago

Eagles clinch first ECHL Western Conference championship

The Colorado Eagles scored five unanswered goals in a come-from-behind victory to defeat the Toledo Walleye, 6-3, on Saturday night and advance to the team’s first-ever Kelly Cup Finals. It is the first time since joining the ECHL in 20122-12 that Colorado has even won a playoff series; now they will play for the league title. Colorado fell behind 3-1 midway through the second...
Via Mile High Sports
1 day ago

BSN Avalanche Podcast: Talking Stanley Cup Playoffs

  The BSN Avalanche Podcast returns with the guys chatting about the Stanley Cup Playoffs and taking one more look at how the Colorado Avalanche players are doing at World Championships. DON’T FORGET TO SUBSCRIBE! iTunes / Stitcher / Pocket Casts
Via BSN Denver
2 days ago

Nathan MacKinnon helps spark Canada to 4-2 comeback win over Russia, claiming spot in gold medal game

Avalanche center Nathan MacKinnon and his former Colorado teammate, Ryan O’Reilly, had goals 111 seconds apart late in the third period as Canada stormed back to beat Russia 4-2 in the semifinals of hockey’s world championships Saturday in Cologne. The win advanced Canada to Sunday’s gold-medal game. Sweden, with Avalanche forwards Gabe Landeskog and Carl Soderberg, was playing...
Via The Denver Post
2 days ago

Eagles win marathon game to take commanding series lead

It took six frames to decide a winner in Friday night’s ECHL Western Conference Finals, but with a 5-4 victory in overtime the Colorado Eagles are one win away from their first-ever appearance in the Kelly Cup Finals. Matt Garbowsky had the game-winning goal in a back-and-forth game that saw Toledo take the lead three different times, only for Colorado to answer. Tylor Spink opened...
Via Mile High Sports
2 days ago

Avalanche winger Mikko Rantanen has winning goal as Finland beats U.S. in world championships

Avalanche winger Mikko Rantanen had the decisive goal in Finland’s 2-0 win over the United States and Colorado goalie Calvin Pickard had 19 saves to help Canada beat host-country Germany, 2-1, Thursday in the quarterfinals of hockey’s world championships in Cologne. In the other quarterfinals in Paris, Sweden beat Switzerland 3-1 and Russia beat the Czech Republic 3-0. Saturday’s...
Via The Denver Post
3 days ago

Should the Avalanche buy out Francois Beauchemin? Probably, yes, but especially if he won’t waive no-move clause

  You certainly can’t blame Francois Beauchemin for taking the deal. In 2015, the Colorado Avalanche put a three-year, $13.5 million contract offer in front of him. Not only that, the Avs threw in a nice sweetener to the then-35-year-old defenseman: a no-move clause. For the next three seasons, Beauchemin could guarantee to himself and his family Denver would be his home if he...
Via BSN Denver
4 days ago

Avalanche’s Matt Duchene breaks scoreless string, has goal in Canada’s win over Finland

Avalanche center Matt Duchene got his first point in seven games at hockey’s world championships Tuesday in Paris, scoring a goal as Canada closed out Group B play with a 5-2 win over Finland. Colorado’s Nathan MacKinnon had an assist for the Canadians and finished the seven-game, round-robin group play tied for second in tournament scoring, with five goals and seven assists...
Via The Denver Post
5 days ago

We’re looking for the next site manager here at Mile High Hockey

Interested? Details below. Mile High Hockey, the SB Nation blog covering the Colorado Avalanche, is looking for a new manager. The perfect candidate can express her or his thoughts about the team and the sport in a consistently engaging way. Hopefully you're as big of a nerd about the Internet, social media and sports journalism as you are about the Avalanche. You should have...
Via Mile High Hockey
7 days ago

NHL Expansion Draft: Colorado Avalanche Protection Strategy

Via FOX Sports
14 days ago

WATCH: Bud Light Surprise and Delight

Bud Light and the Avalanche team up to give two hockey teams the surprise of a lifetime.
Via YouTube
April 11, 2017  |  Discuss

WATCH: Tyson Barrie Visits King Soopers

Avalanche defenseman, Tyson Barrie, recently visited the University Hills King Soopers store. Tyson Barrie hung out with fans, signed autographed, took pictures and helped bag groceries. Best part, he surprised lucky shoppers by dropping free tickets to the Avalanche/Wild Fan Appreciation game on April 6 into their grocery bags! If you missed out, you can still get $10 off your Avalanche...
Via YouTube
March 31, 2017  |  Discuss
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