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17 hrs ago | Denver Post

Dater: Avs coach Patrick Roy believes risk worth it on pulling goalie

"Take me out, Coach," Avalanche coach and Hall of Fame former goalie Patrick Roy used to think at the end of games with his teams down by a goal or more.

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Related Topix: Sports, Patrick Roy, NHL Players, NHL Hockey, Colorado Avalanche, P.A Parenteau, Jean-Sebastien Giguere, Nathan MacKinnon

Sat Apr 19, 2014

24 Hours

Young Avs emulating fiery Roy

Colorado Avalanche forward Jamie McGinn scores a goal against Minnesota Wild goalie Ilya Bryzgalov during the third period of Game 1 of their first-round playoff series on Thursday night.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Colorado Avalanche, NHL Northwest Division, Jamie McGinn, NHL Players, Nate Guenin, Patrick Roy

Fri Apr 18, 2014

TwinCities

Avs' MacKinnon playing razor sharp

As the wunderkind skates recklessly around the rest, it reminds me of those car commercials.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Colorado Avalanche, Matt Duchene, Erik Johnson, Paul Stastny, Patrick Roy, NHL Players

WTHR-TV Indianapolis

Stastny leads Avs to 5-4 OT win over Wild

Relatives of the police officer authorities say was killed by the Boston bombing suspects are remembering him a year later.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Colorado Avalanche, Marc-Andre Cliche, Gabriel Landeskog, Paul Stastny, Patrick Roy, NHL Players

Daily Camera

Tyson Barrie again delivers late for Colorado Avalanche

Colorado Avalanche defenseman Tyson Barrie and Minnesota Wild left wing Erik Haula vie for the puck in the second period on Thursday.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Colorado Avalanche, Tyson Barrie, NHL Players, Jan Hejda, Nate Guenin, Paul Stastny

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Denver Post

Paul Stastny OT goal gives Avs victory over Wild in Game 1

Paul Stastnyof the Colorado Avalanche celebrates his game-tying goal in the third period of Game 1 against the Wild on Thursday.

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Related Topix: Sports, Minnesota Wild, NHL Hockey, Colorado Avalanche, Kyle Brodziak, NHL Players, Paul Stastny, Patrick Roy

CBC News

Recap Paul Stastny, Avalanche prevail over Wild in OT

Paul Stastny of the Avalanche whoops it up after scoring the overtime winner in a 5-4 victory over the Wild on Thursday.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Colorado Avalanche, Paul Stastny, NHL Players, Erik Johnson, Gabriel Landeskog, Patrick Roy

Denver Post

Avs face Wild goalie Ilya Bryzgalov for 1st time this season in Game 1

The Avalanche will be facing a goalie it hasn't seen all season in Ilya Bryzgalov when it begins a first-round playoff series Thursday night against the Minnesota Wild at the Pepsi Center.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Colorado Avalanche, Matt Duchene, Semyon Varlamov, NHL Players, Nathan MacKinnon, John Mitchell

On the Forecheck

NHL Playoffs: Minnesota Wild vs Colorado Avalanche Preview

Back-to-back playoff appearances have the Minnesota Wild hoping that they've established themselves as a force to be reckoned with, and they do have three dangerous forwards up front in Jason Pominville , Zach Parise and Mikko Koivu , backed up by our old pal Ryan Suter on the blueline.

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Related Topix: Sports, Minnesota Wild, NHL Hockey, Mikko Koivu, NHL Players, Colorado Avalanche, Paul Stastny, Patrick Roy

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Denver Post

Avalanche defenseman Jan Hejda cleared to play in playoff opener

As Avalanche players came onto the ice one by one Wednesday, defenseman Jan Hejda was nowhere to be seen, even after the last person usually on the ice for a practice - coach Patrick Roy - was there.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Colorado Avalanche, Jan Hejda, NHL Players, Erik Johnson, Patrick Bordeleau, Nick Holden

Denver Post

Frei: Avs rebuilt from ice up into winner

Patrick Roy, Head Coach/Vice President of Hockey Operations, Avalanche President Josh Kroenke and Executive Vice President of Hockey Operations Joe Sakic pose for a photo op after their press conference.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Colorado Avalanche, Patrick Roy, NHL Players, Joe Sakic, Erik Johnson, Tyson Barrie

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Daily Camera

Avalanche's MacKinnon set for big postseason

Avs center Nathan MacKinnon, left, and head coach Patrick Roy talk during practice on Tuesday at Family Sports Center in Centennial.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Colorado Avalanche, Patrick Roy, NHL Players, Brad Malone, Nathan MacKinnon, John Mitchell

Star Tribune

Colorado-Wild playoffs matchup offers contrast in styles, like old times

Rookie coach Patrick Roy led the Avalanche from second-fewest points in the NHL last year to the third-best total this season.

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Related Topix: Sports, Minnesota Wild, NHL Hockey, Kyle Brodziak, Jacques Lemaire, NHL Players, Colorado Avalanche, Patrick Roy

Bradenton.com

Stanley Cup Playoff Preview - Colorado vs. Minnesota

Varlamov led the NHL with 41 victories, breaking Roy's single-season franchise mark set in 2000-01.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Colorado Avalanche, NHL Western Conference, Tyson Barrie, P.A Parenteau, Paul Stastny, NHL Players

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Star Tribune

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.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Colorado Avalanche, Matt Duchene, Gabriel Landeskog, Patrick Roy, NHL Players, Nathan MacKinnon

TwinCities

All in all, Avs happy to play Wild instead of Blackhawks

For several weeks, the working assumption -- even in the Avalanche dressing room -- was that Colorado would face the defending Stanley Cup champion Chicago Blackhawks in the first round of the playoffs.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Colorado Avalanche, Gabriel Landeskog, Paul Stastny, Patrick Roy, NHL Players, Chicago Blackhawks, NHL Central Division

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Colorado Daily

Colorado Avalanche win Central Division crown as Blues fall to Detroit

Detroit Red Wings' Darren Helm, right, controls the puck as St. Louis Blues goalie Ryan Miller defends during the first period of an NHL hockey game Sunday, April 13, 2014, in St. Louis.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Colorado Avalanche, Maxime Talbot, Patrick Bordeleau, Patrick Roy, Jean-Sebastien Giguere, NHL Players

Sat Apr 12, 2014

Daily Camera

Avs young stars share same passion

Avalanche captain Gabe Landeskog, left, is one of four young stars on Colorado's improved team.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Colorado Avalanche, Matt Duchene, Tyson Barrie, NHL Players, Nathan MacKinnon, Dave Reid

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Bradenton.com

Recap: San Jose vs. Colorado

The surprising Avalanche, who finished in the Western Conference basement last season, had a chance to clinch the Central Division crown with reeling St. Louis losing to Dallas.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Colorado Avalanche, Patrick Bordeleau, Semyon Varlamov, Patrick Roy, Jean-Sebastien Giguere, NHL Players

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.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Colorado Avalanche, Matt Duchene, NHL Players, P.A Parenteau, Gabriel Landeskog, Cory Sarich

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