7 hrs ago
Many Avalanche players deserving of individual accolades
At the conclusion of the playoffs many individual awards are given out, and though it's not a Stanley Cup, it can be a sliver lining to a season that ended shy of the ultimate goal.
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11 hrs ago
5 Colorado Avalanche Players Who Won't Be Back In 2014
The Colorado Avalanche finished the 2013-14 season as one of the best teams in the NHL Western Conference.
21 hrs ago
Lady Byng finalists: Marleau, O'Reilly, St. Louis
Patrick Marleau, left, Martin St. Louis, centre, and Ryan O'Reilly are the finalists for the Lady Byng Memorial Trophy.
Mon Apr 21, 2014
Avalanche falls to Wild in OT; Tyson Barrie down with left leg injury
ST. PAUL, Minn. - Matt Cooke has proclaimed himself a rehabilitated, former dirty player.
Nathan MacKinnon's NHL playoff hot streak wows fans
Cole Harbour, Nova Scotia's latest hockey phenom is on a hot streak in his playoff debut for the Colorado Avalanche.
Darcy Kuemper starts Game 3 vs. Avalanche, and other Wild lineup changes
Michael Russo has covered the National Hockey League since 1995. He has covered the Minnesota Wild for the Star Tribune since 2005, after 10 years of covering the Florida Panthers for the Sun-Sentinel.
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APRIL 19: Ryan O'Reilly #90 of the Colorado Avalanche controls the puck against the Minnesota Wild Game Two of the First Round of the 2014 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Pepsi Center on April 19, 2014 in Denver, Colorado.
Mile High Sticking
Avalanche Preview: Game Three at Minnesota Wild
As of this preview, mum is still the word on whether or not Ilya Bryzgalov will be back in net as the Game Three starter.
Sun Apr 20, 2014
The Miami Herald
MacKinnon, Avs off to fast start
Nathan MacKinnon was in his bedroom - well, Jean-Sebastien Giguere's basement, where the Colorado Avalanche teenager has been living all season - when the Avalanche backup goaltender and 2003 Conn Smythe Trophy winner called MacKinnon upstairs for dinner.
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.
Sat Apr 19, 2014
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.
Fri Apr 18, 2014
Avs' MacKinnon playing razor sharp
As the wunderkind skates recklessly around the rest, it reminds me of those car commercials.
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.
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.
Thu Apr 17, 2014
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.
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.
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.
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.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
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.
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.