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Crosby, MacKinnon surprise seven-year-old Nova Scotia boy fight…

Crosby, MacKinnon surprise seven-year-old Nova Scotia boy fighting cancer

thehockeynews.com Updated 19 hours ago
It’s hard to believe that a town of less than 30,000 could produce two no-brainer first overall draft picks, and harder yet to believe those two would become partners in crime, making a difference in their hometown during the offseason. That’s exactly t…
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  • Avalanche sort of tribute Rockies in possible Stadium Series je…

    Avalanche sort of tribute Rockies in possible Stadium Series jersey design

    yahoo.com thehockeynews.com Jul 28 (3 days ago)
    Behold the glory of a possible new Colorado Avalanche jersey. Is it a third jersey? Is it a jersey for the team’s Stadium Series game? The above picture was tweeted out by Icethetics. Per the tweet it is likely the Stadium Series outfit. Or it may be a …
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  • Soderberg excited by opportunity with Avalanche

    Soderberg excited by opportunity with Avalanche

    NHL.com Jul 25 (6 days ago)
    Carl Soderberg was already planning to join the Colorado Avalanche, but when he heard who his linemates might be, he became even more intrigued. Soderberg, who was traded to Colorado by the Boston Bruins on June 25 and the next day signed a fiv...
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  • Avalanche's Grigorenko eager to play for Roy: report

    Avalanche's Grigorenko eager to play for Roy: report

    NHL.com Jul 22
    Mikhail Grigorenko, who was traded to the Colorado Avalanche by the Buffalo Sabres at the 2015 NHL Draft, is hoping a reunion with Patrick Roy can spark his game. Roy coached Grigorenko for two seasons with the Quebec Remparts of the Quebec Maj...
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  • Three playoff teams who could miss in 2015-16, and three non-pl…

    Three playoff teams who could miss in 2015-16, and three non-playoff teams who could get in

    Parity in the modern-day NHL creates such a delicate balance between teams that one year’s powerhouse is the next year’s dud, and vice versa. Just ask the Colorado Avalanche, who went from Central Division champs to out of the playoffs, or the Calgary F…
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  • Grigorenko’s one-year deal with Avalanche could be his last cha…

    Grigorenko’s one-year deal with Avalanche could be his last chance

    In 2012, any trade between the Buffalo Sabres and Colorado Avalanche that involved Ryan O’Reilly could have centered on Mikahil Grigorenko. In 2015, the 21-year-old Russian winger was more of a throw in. Nearly three weeks following the completion of a …
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  • 10 players facing make or break seasons in 2015-16

    10 players facing make or break seasons in 2015-16

    The Edmonton Oilers avoided arbitration with Justin Schultz Wednesday by inking the 25-year-old blueliner to a one-year, $3.9 million deal. But the arbitration wasn’t Schultz’s choice. Rather, it was the Oilers who wanted to plead their case for a lower…
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  • Ryan O’Reilly charged after truck crashes into a Tim Horton’s

    Ryan O’Reilly charged after truck crashes into a Tim Horton’s

    Ryan O’Reilly’s summer has taken a dramatically different turn, as the two-way center has been charged with impaired driving and leaving the scene in Lucan, Ont., near London. The recent addition to the Buffalo Sabres just signed a mega-deal extension w…
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  • Farrish joins Avalanche as assistant coach

    Farrish joins Avalanche as assistant coach

    NHL.com Jul 7
    The Colorado Avalanche Hockey Club announced today that the organization has named Dave Farrish as Assistant Coach. Farrish will join current Assistant Coach Tim Army on Head Coach/Vice President of Hockey Operations Patrick Roy's coaching staff....
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  • Brandon Saad and Ryan O’Reilly sign huge deals with new teams

    Brandon Saad and Ryan O’Reilly sign huge deals with new teams

    The contracts came in within minutes of each other and both came with big dollar amounts. Columbus signed new left winger Brandon Saad to a six-year, $36 million contract, while Buffalo extended recently acquired center Ryan O’Reilly for seven years at …
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  • Senators hire former Avalanche assistant Andre Tourigny

    Senators hire former Avalanche assistant Andre Tourigny

    Nearly two months after resigning from his post as an assistant coach with the Colorado Avalanche, Andre Tourigny has signed on to join Ottawa Senators coach Dave Cameron behind the bench. Tourigny left his gig in Colorado, where he was serving as a def…
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  • Senators name Andre Tourigny assistant coach

    Senators name Andre Tourigny assistant coach

    NHL.com Jul 3
    OTTAWA - The Ottawa Senators announced today that the club has named André Tourigny as assistant head coach. Tourigny, 41, spent the last the two previous campaigns as an assistant coach to Patrick Roy with the Colorado Avalanche. A native of T...
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  • Avs look to bolster defense corps with veteran Francois Beauche…

    Avs look to bolster defense corps with veteran Francois Beauchemin

    The Colorado Avalanche needed someone to defend, so they went out and got a defenseman who established a career-high in goals last season when they signed Francois Beachemin to a three-year deal worth a reported $4.5 million per season. This, however, w…
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  • CHL Import Draft: who is coming over?

    CHL Import Draft: who is coming over?

    The CHL’s Import Draft was held today, giving every major junior team on the continent a chance to pick up some prime European talent. Franchises are allowed to play two Euros on their roster, but no goaltenders. Teams that have a European player taken …
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  • Ryan O'Reilly has no regrets over Colorado contract negotiation…

    Ryan O'Reilly has no regrets over Colorado contract negotiations

    yahoo.com Jun 29
    New Buffalo Sabres center Ryan O’Reilly is done with the questions that plagued his tenure with the Colorado Avalanche – the queries about his contract negotiations, his relationships with teammates are finally over. He’s now a Sabre, and while he ackno…
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  • Colorado goes with big-time upside at the draft

    Colorado goes with big-time upside at the draft

    SUNRISE – It would have been pretty easy for left winger A.J. Greer to have returned to Kimball Union Academy in New Hampshire this season and plunder the prep ranks. Instead, the Quebec-born power forward went to Boston University, where he was a teena…
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  • Video - 'SportsCenter's' Inside The NHL 16:06

    'SportsCenter's' Inside The NHL

    Mar 17
    John Buccigross, Barry Melrose and Scott Burnside kick around the rule changes proposed by the general managers, look at the turmoil in San Jose and make their picks at the tight race for the Presidents' Trophy.
  • Video - Dumba Wins It For Wild 01:03

    Dumba Wins It For Wild

    Mar 17
    Matt Dumba's seventh goal of the season won the game for Minnesota in overtime, 3-2 over Nashville.
  • Video - Ducks Rock Predators In Third Period 00:56

    Ducks Rock Predators In Third Period

    Mar 15
    Anaheim scored all four of its goals in the third period to come back and beat Nashville 4-2.
  • Video - New Norris Trophy Front-Runners 01:55

    New Norris Trophy Front-Runners

    Mar 10
    With the Flames' Mark Giordano out for the season, Scott Burnside offered some candidates for the new front-runners for the Norris Trophy.

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