Avalanche place Landeskog on IR, recall two players

  The Colorado Avalanche have made a handful of roster moves today, most notably placing forward Gabriel Landeskog on Injured Reserve. The team placed him on IR retroactive to the date of the original injury, which it is believed to have happened against the Los Angeles Kings on November 15, allowing him to be activated at any time as he has already fulfilled the seven-day minimum...
Via BSN Denver
10 minutes ago

Avalanche captain Gabe Landeskog to be placed on injured reserve

Colorado Avalanche captain Gabe Landeskog will be placed on injured reserve, coach Jared Bednar said Wednesday. The Avalanche left wing missed his sixth straight game Tuesday with what has only been described as a “lower-body injury” and the timetable for his return remains cloudy. Landeskog’s stint on IR will be retroactive, so he will be available to return at any time....
Via The Denver Post
3 hours ago

Avalanche ranked 19th on Forbes’ annual NHL valuations

The Colorado Avalanche might mean everything to you and me, but they’re pretty middle-of-the-road in monetary value. Every year Forbes comes out with these lists and every year we click on them hoping to affirm our favorite franchise ranks where it should in the greater NHL hierarchy. Alas, the Colorado Avalanche are not one of Forbes Magazine’s top hockey franchises. They...
Via Mile High Hockey
5 hours ago

Mikko Rantanen continues solidifying role as offensive catalyst

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Via BSN Denver
14 hours ago

Avalanche begins two periods poorly, loses again at home

Leaning to play the pass, Avalanche goalie Calvin Pickard was “cheating” in trying to stop Nashville’s Ryan Johansen on the opening shift of the third period Tuesday night. Pickard leaned to his right as Johansen took another stride forward and scored with a shot off the crossbar. It was the second time the Predators scored on their first shift of the period — Victor Arvidsson...
Via The Denver Post
18 hours ago

GDT: Avalanche vs Predators 11/29/16 - Game #21

Good evening ladies and gentlemen. Your Colorado Avalanche take on the Preds of Nashvegas tonight at the Pepsi Center. Game time is 9:00pm ET, 7:00pm local and will be broadcast on Altitude and NHLdotTV with Moser’s radio call available as usual. Captain Gabe is still out, isn’t skating, this is a recording. Not worth bringing anyone up I guess. If Avs management is satisfied...
Via Mile High Hockey
23 hours ago

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly with the Colorado Avalanche – leftover edition

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Via BSN Denver
1 day ago

Fan of the Year 2016 Finalist: Rick Wiener – Colorado Avalanche

Tweet +1 Like Share Pin Reddit Rick Wiener – Colorado Avalanche Fan since 1995 The post Fan of the Year 2016 Finalist: Rick Wiener – Colorado Avalanche appeared first...
Via Mile High Sports
2 days ago

Illness hits a second Colorado Avalanche player, this time Erik Johnson

Avalanche defenseman Erik Johnson didn’t practice with the team Monday, and coach Jared Bednar said he was ill. “He wasn’t feeling well last night,” Bednar said. “He’s sick. He took the day off and I don’t want him around the guys if he’s sick.” Bednar said it was “probably the same thing” that kept winger Rene Bourque out of practice Friday. “It’s been...
Via The Denver Post
2 days ago

Video: Nathan MacKinnon loses an edge and crashes violently into the boards

Nathan MacKinnon and Jacob Markstrom are lucky to have avoided a serious injury after MacKinnon lost an edge and crashed awkwardly into the boards. MacKinnon lost his edge between the circles and slid just wide, narrowly avoiding a huge collision with Markstrom who was playing the puck just outside of his crease. That could have ended really, really badly. Markstrom appeared to...
Via Puck Drunk Love
3 days ago  |  Discuss

HIGHLIGHTS: Iginla scores No. 614 as Avs fall in shootout

Tweet +1 Like Share Pin Reddit The Colorado Avalanche are 0-for-2 so far on their five-game home stand, although they did claim a point in Saturday night’s shootout loss...
Via Mile High Sports
3 days ago

With Semyon Varlamov nursing an injury, the Avalanche recall Spencer Martin

Tweet +1 Like Share Pin Reddit Already without their captain Gabriel Landeskog due to injury, the Colorado Avalanche will also be sans the services of starting goaltender...
Via Mile High Sports
3 days ago

Duchene's OT goal leads Avalanche over Blue Jackets 3-2

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) Matt Duchene scored 1:49 into overtime in his first game back from a concussion, helping the Colorado Avalanche beat Columbus 3-2 on Monday night to snap the Blue Jacket's seven-game home winning streak. The victory improved Colorado's record to 9-9-0, while Columbus, playing its second game in two days, fell to 10-5-2. Colorado led 2-1 before Columbus' Cam...
Via Associated Press
8 days ago  |  Discuss

MacKinnon caps Avalanche comeback in 3-2 win over Wild

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) Nathan MacKinnon's goal with 10 minutes left finished off a third-period comeback, and Calvin Pickard stopped 41 shots to help the Colorado Avalanche beat the Minnesota Wild 3-2 on Saturday night. Colorado trailed 2-0 heading into the final period, but goals by Mikko Rantanen and Carl Soderberg just 3 minutes apart tied the game. MacKinnon's individual play...
Via Associated Press
10 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Breaking the Ice: The Kendall Elliott Story

Colorado Avalanche special guest Kendall Elliott shares his battle with cancer during the Avs’ annual Hockey Fights Cancer Night, presented by UCHealth, at the Colorado Avalanche vs. Minnesota Wild game on November 5, 2016.
Via YouTube
23 days ago  |  Discuss

3rd period goal lifts Avalanche over Wild, 1-0

DENVER -- Gabriel Landeskog scored with 9:37 remaining, Calvin Pickard stopped 32 shots for his second NHL shutout and the Colorado Avalanche beat the Minnesota Wild 1-0 on Saturday.Landeskog's goal ended a Colorado scoring drought that lasted more than 164 minutes. He found the net on a pass from Matt Duchene and then hopped into the arms of Nathan MacKinnon in excitement.Earlier...
Via Associated Press
25 days ago  |  Discuss

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