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Custance: Talent wins out for MacKinnon, Avs
The Stanley Cup playoffs are supposed to be a grind. They're a place young teams are supposed to get chewed up and spit out in a learning process that, years later, they can reference when they win something meaningful.
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Sat Apr 19, 2014
Avs' veteran Talbot says playoff experience helps but not a necesssity
The third-line forward lived every hockey player's dream by scoring both goals in a 2-1 win in Detroit in Game 7 that gave the young Pittsburgh Penguins the Stanley Cup title in 2009.
KTIV-TV Sioux City
#20 Northwestern sweeps Briar Cliff 15-5, 7-1
The 20th ranked Northwestern baseball team swept Briar Cliff 15-5 and 7-1, improving to 33-9 on the season.
Minnesota Wild Face Colorado Avalanche Saturday in Playoffs
The Minnesota Wild are down 1-0 in the best-of-seven series that resumes Saturday against the Colorado Avalanche.
Fri Apr 18, 2014
The Times Leader
Stastny gives Avalanche huge boost
Paul Stastny sweated out the trade deadline, wondering if his big, expiring contract and Colorado's desire to beef up its blue line might lead to his departure from Denver.
Beyond Crosby for Hart Trophy, tough decisions for NHL awards
Still, the big question this time of year winds up being: What makes a team tick? Did the Colorado Avalanche win the Central Division more because of coach Patrick Roy or goaltender Semyon Varlamov? Where would the Pittsburgh Penguins or Philadelphia Flyers have been without Sidney Crosby and Claude Giroux? Members of the Professional Hockey ... (more)
Mile High Sticking
Quick Hits: Game One vs. Minnesota Wild
He made a hit behind the net to free up the puck, worked his way to the front, got open, and finished a perfect pass by Paul Stastny to send the crowd into a frenzy.
Stastny leads Avs to 5-4 OT win over Wild
A New York jury has heard two widely differing descriptions of an Egyptian imam accused of carrying out terrorism offenses while he led a London mosque.
Thu Apr 17, 2014
Wild vs. Avalanche in Game 1Wild vs. Avalanche in Game 1Apr 17, 2014; ...
Apr 17, 2014; Denver, CO, USA; Minnesota Wild center Charlie Coyle celebrates with teammates after scoring a goal during game one of the first round of the 2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs against the Colorado Avalanche at Pepsi Center.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
The Miami Herald
Paul Klee: Avalanche led by power of positive thinkingi 1 2
If the Colorado Avalanche roar through the NHL playoffs and reach the Stanley Cup finals, it will be on the back of pink elephants.
Sports Media 101
City of Denver Shows Its Playoff Pride for the Colorado Avalanche
Avalanche 101 provides 24/7 obsessive sports coverage of the Colorado Avalanche as a part of Sports Media 101 .
Tue Apr 15, 2014
NHL Playoff Preview Colorado Avalanche vs. the Minnesota Wild
Jan 30, 2014; Denver, CO, USA; Colorado Avalanche center Matt Duchene skates with the puck in front of Minnesota Wild defenseman Keith Ballard in the second period at the Pepsi Center.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
NHL playoffs, capsule previews
The skinny: Under first-year coach Patrick Roy, the Avalanche went from finishing with the second-fewest points in the league last season to a division championship.
Avalanche Back In Playoffs, Focus On Wild
Gabriel Landeskog #92 of the Colorado Avalanche smiles as he skates back to the bench after Paul Stastny #26 scored against the Edmonton Oilers during an NHL game at Rexall Place on April 8, 2014 in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.
Denver celebrates Avs with Burgundy & Blue Week
Freeze Warning issued April 14 at 11:30AM MDT expiring April 15 at 8:00AM MDT in effect for: Delta, Garfield, Gunnison, Mesa, Montrose Freeze Watch issued April 14 at 4:29AM MDT expiring April 15 at 8:00AM MDT in effect for: Delta, Garfield, Gunnison, Mesa, Montrose Freeze Warning issued April 13 at 3:04PM MDT expiring April 14 at 9:00AM MDT in ... (more)
Sun Apr 13, 2014
Landeskog, MacKinnon, O'Reilly, Duchene passion players for Avalanche
Colorado Avalanche young super stars left to right: Gabriel Landeskog, Nathan MacKinnon, Ryan O'Reilly, and Matt Duchene, before practice on Friday, March 28, 2014.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
Varlamov deserves Hart consideration
The last goalie to win the NHL's Hart Trophy as the "player judged most valuable to his team" was Jose Theodore, back in 2002 for the Montreal Canadiens.
Blades of Teal
Sharks Look To Get Back On Right Track, Face Avalanche: Game Preview
Both the San Jose Sharks and Colorado Avalanche have clinched playoff spots and home ice advantage in the first round; however, this game matters a bit more to the Avalanche than the Sharks.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
Mile High Hockey
The Colorado Avalanche: News from around the NHL - April 10th, 2014
One of my fave Patrick Roy moments was in Games 3 and 4 of the 1996 Cup Finals: Panthers vs Avs. When Ray Sheppard and Rob Niedermayer scored the 2 goals for the Panthers the Cats fans threw hundreds of rats on the ice and at Roy himself.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
Believe it or Not, Colorado Avalanche Have a Shot at Top Seed in Western Conference
When the Colorado Avalanche officially clinched a playoff spot just one season after being one of the worst clubs in the NHL , it was an incredible story.