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2 hrs ago | Star Tribune

Friday (Can Wild come back from gut punch?) edition: Wha' Happened?

Michael Rand started RandBall with hopes that he could convince the world to love jumpsuits as much as he does.

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Related Topix: Sports, Minnesota Wild, NHL Hockey, Kyle Brodziak, NHL Players, Jared Spurgeon, Semyon Varlamov

6 hrs ago | Mile High Hockey

The Colorado Avalanche: News from around the NHL - April 18th, 2014

The Avalanche not only matched a franchise record for wins , but secured the Central Division as they return to the postseason for the first time in four years.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, NHL Northwest Division, Semyon Varlamov, NHL Players, Nathan MacKinnon

9 hrs ago | Ananova

Blues beat Blackhawks in overtime

Alexander Steen struck in the third overtime period as the St Louis Blues drew first blood in their play-off clash with the Chicago Blackhawks.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, St. Louis Blues, NHL Central Division, Alexander Steen, Jaden Schwartz, NHL Players, Chicago Blackhawks

13 hrs ago | 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, Tyson Barrie, NHL Players, Jan Hejda, Nate Guenin, Paul Stastny, Ryan O'Reilly

15 hrs ago | Star Tribune

Scoggins: Goal-scorers thrive early, until Stastny shines late

Wild winger Matt Cooke, left, crashed into the boards with a Colorado player during the first period.

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Related Topix: Sports, Minnesota Wild, NHL Hockey, Kyle Brodziak, NHL Players, NHL Northwest Division, Erik Johnson, Paul Stastny

Thu Apr 17, 2014

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, Marc-Andre Cliche, Gabriel Landeskog, Paul Stastny, Ryan O'Reilly, Patrick Roy, NHL Players

Denver Post

Matt Cooke could get Avs fans hot

Matt Cooke #24 of the Minnesota Wild skates with the puck past Clayton Stoner of the Minnesota Wild during the second period of the NHL game at Jobing.com Arena on March 29, 2014 in Glendale, Ariz.

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Related Topix: Sports, Minnesota Wild, NHL Hockey, NHL Players, Clayton Stoner, Matt Cooke, NHL Northwest Division, Cody McCormick

Star Tribune

News and notes from Wild-Avs morning skates; A statistical look at Wild-Avs series

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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Related Topix: Sports, Minnesota Wild, NHL Hockey, Marco Scandella, NHL Players, NHL Northwest Division, Nathan MacKinnon, Patrick Roy

Daily Camera

A look at the best and worst playoff goalies in NHL history

Colorado is home to two of the best Stanley Cup playoff goalies of all time, or at least since the Conn Smythe Trophy for the postseason MVP was introduced in 1965.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Patrick Roy, Jean-Sebastien Giguere, NHL Players

Daily Camera

Minnesota Wild finds stability at goalie with Ilya Bryzgalov

Ilya Bryzgalov is among five goalies to have played this season for the Minnesota Wild.

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Related Topix: Sports, Minnesota Wild, NHL Hockey, NHL Northwest Division, Semyon Varlamov, NHL Players

Denver Post

Avs Mailbag: Locking up Nathan MacKinnon as long as possible would be good move for Avs

Colorado center Nathan MacKinnon skated with the puck in the third period. The Colorado Avalanche defeated the Edmonton Oilers 4-2 Thursday night, Dec. 19, 2013.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, NHL Players, Nathan MacKinnon, Matt Duchene, Patrick Roy, Patrick Bordeleau, Jean-Sebastien Giguere

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, Jan Hejda, NHL Players, Erik Johnson, Patrick Bordeleau, Ryan O'Reilly, Nick Holden

Denver Post

Avalanche vs. Wild: Here are the matchups

Avalanche captain Gabe Landeskog, left, will try to stay ahead of Kyle Brodziak and the rest of the Minnesota Wild in the playoffs.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Minnesota Wild, Kyle Brodziak, NHL Players, Mikko Koivu, Josh Harding, Niklas Backstrom

Denver Post

Many NHL goalies sport unique superstitions

"We all have ours," said Roy, the Avalanche coach and Hockey Hall of Famer who some consider the best playoff goalie of all time.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Semyon Varlamov, NHL Players, Ron Hextall

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, Patrick Roy, NHL Players, Joe Sakic, Erik Johnson, Tyson Barrie, Ryan O'Reilly

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Examiner.com

2014 Stanley Cup playoff primer: The Western Conference

The regular season has ended. Six teams in the Western Conference have already cleaned out their lockers.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, NHL Western Conference, Matt Duchene, NHL Players, Jan Hejda, Semyon Varlamov, Patrick Roy

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 .

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Gabriel Landeskog, Joe Sakic, NHL Northwest Division, Patrick Roy, NHL Players

CBS Local

Roy, Avs Anxious To Open Playoffs Against Wild

Patrick Roy finished his Hall of Fame goaltending career in heartbreaking fashion as the Colorado Avalanche lost to Minnesota on an overtime goal in Game 7 of the 2003 postseason.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Patrick Roy, NHL Players, Minnesota Wild, Mikko Koivu, Semyon Varlamov, Jan Hejda

TwinCities

Avalanche goalie Semyon Varlamov has learned from the best

Colorado goalie Semyon Varlamov takes a break against the Vancouver Canucks on April 10 at Rogers Arena in Vancouver.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Semyon Varlamov, NHL Players, Semyon Varlamov (2010 Vancouver Olympics), Olympic Hockey, Joe Sakic, Olympics, Patrick Roy, Olympic Winter Games, Jean-Sebastien Giguere, Winter Sports

Denver Post

Minnesota Wild arrives in Denver, practices at DU before meeting Avs

The Wild's Jonas Brodin, left, controls the puck against the Avs' Nathan MacKinnon during a game Jan. 11 at Xcel Energy Center in St Paul, Minn.

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Related Topix: Sports, Minnesota Wild, NHL Hockey, Nate Prosser, NHL Players, NHL Northwest Division, Nathan MacKinnon

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