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DENVER - The Colorado Avalanche's frantic finish more than made up for a bad first period. Zach Redmond scored his second goal of the game with 1:35 remaining, and the Avalanche rallied to beat the Carolina Hurricanes 4-3 on Saturday night. ...Upvote Share Tweet
thehockeynews.com Nov 22 (yesterday)The Pittsburgh Penguins’ forward lines suffered a serious blow when veteran winger Pascal Dupuis was sidelined for six months with a blood clot in one of his lungs. It didn’t take long for rumors to surface over how they’ll address Dupuis’ absence. USA …Upvote Share TweetNHL.com Nov 21 (2 days ago)Colorado Avalanche forwards Alex Tanguay and Dennis Everberg won't play Saturday against the Carolina Hurricanes, and goaltender Semyon Varlamov is day-to-day, according to coach Patrick Roy. Tanguay was injured Thursday in the second period a...Upvote Share TweetDENVER - Alex Ovechkin has scored plenty of pretty goals in his career. He even throws in some scrappy ones from time to time. Ovechkin scored late in the third period, Braden Holtby stopped 27 shots, and the Washington Capitals beat the Colo...Upvote Share Tweet
Forsberg proud, humbled by his induction into Hockey Hall of FameNHL.com Nov 20 (3 days ago)DENVER - Peter Forsberg spent his playing days thinking about winning, not about the Hall of Fame. On Thursday, the former Colorado Avalanche star reflected on the honour he received earlier this week when he was inducted into the exclusive h...Upvote Share TweetThe Colorado Avalanche say goaltender Semyon Varlamov is day-to-day after re-aggravating a groin injury and that defenseman Ryan Wilson will undergo season-ending shoulder surgery.Upvote Share TweetNHL.com Nov 18 (5 days ago)Colorado Avalanche defenseman Ryan Wilson is expected to have season-ending shoulder surgery Wednesday, coach Patrick Roy said. Wilson was scoreless in three games this season before going on injured reserve. He was limited to 40 games over the...Upvote Share Tweetthehockeynews.com Nov 18 (5 days ago)There may be no two goaltenders in NHL history whose names are linked like those of Patrick Roy and Martin Brodeur. Roy was an innovator, has four Stanley Cup rings to his name, two of which came as a member of the same Colorado Avalanche which he now c…Upvote Share Tweet
Playing past their prime didn’t hurt Forsberg, Modano & Hasek – & it won’t hurt Brodeur’s legacy eitherthehockeynews.com Nov 17 (6 days ago)When I look at the Hockey Hall of Fame’s Class of 2014, the first thing I think of is the eye-popping talent and character of the players and people. The second thing that comes to mind, oddly enough, is Martin Brodeur. Because as the former Devils goal…Upvote Share Tweet
Duchene scores tiebreaking goal in 3rd period to lead Avalanche over Devils 3-2NHL.com Nov 15NEWARK, N.J. - Matt Duchene's tie-breaking goal in the third period powered the Colorado Avalanche to a 3-2 win over the New Jersey Devils. Saturday night. Tied 2-2 with 2:53 left, Duchene tapped a loose puck past Cory Schneider for the game-...Upvote Share Tweet
Rumor Roundup: Nervous GMs may make moves near American Thanksgivingthehockeynews.com Nov 15Since the implementation of the salary cap in 2005, early-season NHL trades have become rare. Even the ability for teams to absorb part of a player’s salary failed to spark an increase in player movement during a season’s opening weeks. That partially e…Upvote Share Tweet
2014 Hall of Fame class highlights global reach of the game like never beforethehockeynews.com Nov 14Take a close look at the four men who will be inducted in the players’ category of the Hockey Hall of Fame Monday night. You’ll see something you’ve never seen before, and may never see again. Four players, four different countries represented. A Hall o…Upvote Share Tweet
MacKinnon scores tying goal in 3rd, adds 1 in SO as Avalanche top Rangers 4-3NHL.com Nov 13NEW YORK, N.Y. - Nathan MacKinnon scored the tying goal in the third period and then connected in the shootout as the Colorado Avalanche rallied for a 4-3 victory over the New York Rangers on Thursday night. MacKinnon started the tiebreaker w...Upvote Share TweetAccording to Adrian Dater of The Denver Post, the Colorado Avalanche play host to an outdoor game as early as next season. The game would take place at Coors Field, the home of the MLB’s Colorado Rockies, reports Dater. Though it’s not likely the game w…Upvote Share Tweet
Boyle returns for Rangers after hand injuryESPN.com Nov 13Dan Boyle, who broke his hand in the second period of the Rangers' opening game Oct. 9 in St. Louis, was healthy enough to return to the lineup for the Rangers' 4-3 shootout loss at home to the Colorado Avalanche.Upvote Share TweetNHL.com Nov 12New York Rangers defenseman Dan Boyle is expected to play Thursday against the Colorado Avalanche at Madison Square Garden, coach Alain Vigneault said Wednesday. Boyle hasn't played since breaking his hand early in the third period of the Rang...Upvote Share Tweet
Rumor Roundup: Colorado’s struggles could result in shake up for Avalanche corethehockeynews.com Nov 11The Colorado Avalanche are currently struggling to recapture last season’s 52-win, 112-point performance. Entering this week, the Avs have won only four games while their 13 points in 16 games left them near the bottom of the Western Conference standing…Upvote Share TweetNHL.com Nov 9Philadelphia Flyers defenseman Luke Schenn will miss approximately two weeks with an upper-body injury, the team announced Sunday. Schenn was injured Saturday when he was hit into the end boards by Colorado Avalanche center Nathan MacKinnon wit...Upvote Share Tweet
Senators Squeak By PredatorsNov 20The Senators used a three-goal second period to top the Predators 3-2.
Blues Skate Past PredatorsNov 13Paul Stastny's third-period goal lifted the Blues past the Predators 4-3.
Neal, Predators Top BluesNov 8James Neal's third-period goal was the difference in the Predators' 2-1 win over the Blues.
Predators Claw Past StarsNov 6Matt Cullen's first goal of the season lifted the Predators past the Stars 3-2.
‘The Opportunity To Do Something Special’Nov 21Follow The MMQB on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. The MMQB Newsletter Enter your email below to receive the best of The MMQB in your inbox each weekday
Planes, Bills and SnowmobilesNov 21I have covered the NFL for 30 years, and I must say I have never heard an NFL executive say he hoped a snowmobile would come up big for his team in advance of a game with big playoff implications. That happened Thursday night. The Buffalo Bills quite po…
As Chicago Bears prepare to face former coach Lovie Smith, it's tough not …Nov 20As the Bears prepare to face former coach Lovie Smith, it's tough not to second-guess their hiring of his successor, Marc Trestman, Michael Wilbon writes.
Three Games With Huge Playoff ImplicationsNov 20Follow The MMQB on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. The MMQB Newsletter Enter your email below to receive the best of The MMQB in your inbox each weekday