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Alex Tanguay scores twice, Calvin Pickard makes 28 saves as Ava…

Alex Tanguay scores twice, Calvin Pickard makes 28 saves as Avalanche beat Sabres 5-1

NHL.com Updated 3 hours ago
BUFFALO, N.Y. - Alex Tanguay scored twice, Calvin Pickard made 28 saves and the Colorado Avalanche beat the Buffalo Sabres 5-1 on Saturday night. Colorado also got goals from Cody McLeod, John Mitchell and Erik Johnson in ending a two-game sk...
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  • Blake Comeau's goal in OT lifts Penguins over Avalanche 1-0

    Blake Comeau's goal in OT lifts Penguins over Avalanche 1-0

    NHL.com Dec 18 (2 days ago)
    PITTSBURGH, Pa. - Blake Comeau scored with 2:36 left in overtime to lead the Pittsburgh Penguins over the Colorado Avalanche 1-0 on Thursday night. Marc-Andre Fleury stopped 29 shots, registering his sixth shutout of the season just hours aft...
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  • Penguins' Crosby returns against Avalanche

    Penguins' Crosby returns against Avalanche

    NHL.com Dec 18 (2 days ago)
    PITTSBURGH -- Pittsburgh Penguins center Sidney Crosby is in the lineup against the Colorado Avalanche at Consol Energy Center on Thursday. Crosby missed Pittsburgh’s past three games with the mumps. He participated in the Penguins morning skat...
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  • Oshie's OT goal gives Stastny a happy homecoming as Blues beat …

    Oshie's OT goal gives Stastny a happy homecoming as Blues beat Avalanche, 3-2.

    NHL.com Dec 14 (7 days ago)
    DENVER - T.J. Oshie scored from the slot at 1:03 of overtime and the St. Louis Blues beat the Colorado Avalanche 3-2 on Saturday night. Kevin Shattenkirk had a goal and an assist and defenceman Alex Pietrangelo also scored for the Blues, who ...
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  • As Thornton passes Beliveau, five milestones to watch for this …

    As Thornton passes Beliveau, five milestones to watch for this season

    On Thursday night, with two assists, Joe Thornton passed Jean Beliveau on the all-time scoring list. His 1220 points are one more than the legendary Beliveau, and bump ‘Jumbo’ inside the top-40. While passing an all-time great is an incredible feat, the…
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  • Jets’ Ladd and Avs’ Landeskog throw down in slugfest between ca…

    Jets’ Ladd and Avs’ Landeskog throw down in slugfest between captains

    If this fight between Winnipeg Jets captain Andrew Ladd and Colorado Avalanche captain Gabriel Landeskog is any indication, there may be a new rivalry budding in the Central Division. During Thursday night’s contest, with the score tied at one apiece mi…
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  • Duchene nets shootout winner and Pickard makes 30 saves;  Avala…

    Duchene nets shootout winner and Pickard makes 30 saves; Avalanche tops Jets 4-3

    NHL.com Dec 12
    DENVER - Matt Duchene had a goal and an assist in regulation and got the decisive goal in the shootout, Calvin Pickard had 30 saves through overtime and stopped two more shots with the game on the line, and the Colorado Avalanche rallied to beat...
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  • Who is Borna Rendulic, the NHL's first Croatian national?

    Who is Borna Rendulic, the NHL's first Croatian national?

    yahoo.com Dec 9
    There was some history made when the Colorado Avalanche hosted the Nashville Predators Tuesday night. Thanks to injuries ravaging their lineup, the Avs recalled 22-year old forward Borna Rendulic, who they signed over the summer. After spending the firs…
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  • Avalanche's Varlamov re-injures groin, out Tuesday

    Avalanche's Varlamov re-injures groin, out Tuesday

    NHL.com Dec 8
    Colorado Avalanche goalie Semyon Varlamov re-injured his groin at practice Monday and will miss the game Tuesday against the Nashville Predators. "[Varlamov] won't play," coach Patrick Roy told the Avalanche website. "He's going to see our tea...
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  • Ex-Thrasher Bryan Little’s hat trick a big first for the Winnip…

    Ex-Thrasher Bryan Little’s hat trick a big first for the Winnipeg Jets franchise

    The Winnipeg Jets shelled the Colorado Avalanche 6-2 at the MTS Centre Friday night, led by a franchise record-setting performance from a former Atlanta Thrasher. Bryan Little scored three goals and added an assist in the game to notch the Jets’ first h…
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  • NHL Three Stars: Little comes up big for Jets; Saad lifts Black…

    NHL Three Stars: Little comes up big for Jets; Saad lifts Blackhawks over Habs

    yahoo.com Dec 5
    No. 1 Star: Bryan Little, Winnipeg Jets Little made history while scoring three times and adding an assist during Winnipeg’s 6-2 win over the Colorado Avalanche. His hat trick was the first for the Jets since they moved from Atlanta and the second of hi…
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  • Veteran tough guy George Parros announces his retirement after …

    Veteran tough guy George Parros announces his retirement after nine NHL seasons

    NHL.com Dec 5
    TORONTO - Veteran forward George Parros announced his retirement Friday after nine NHL seasons. Parros played for the Los Angeles Kings, Colorado Avalanche, Anaheim Ducks, Florida Panthers and Montreal Canadiens over his career. He had 36 poi...
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  • Sean Monahan scores in OT as Calgary Flames edge Colorado Avala…

    Sean Monahan scores in OT as Calgary Flames edge Colorado Avalanche 4-3

    NHL.com Dec 5
    CALGARY - Sean Monahan scored at 1:47 of overtime to lead the Calgary Flames to a 4-3 win over the Colorado Avalanche on Thursday. Monahan picked up a rebound in front of the net and lifted it over fallen Colorado goalie Semyon Varlamov as th...
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  • Adrian Dater fired by Denver Post for social media abuse

    Adrian Dater fired by Denver Post for social media abuse

    yahoo.com Dec 3
    Adrian Dater has covered the Colorado Avalanche for the Denver Post since the team relocated from Quebec in 1995. That tenure ended on Wednesday after repeated incidents of offensive behavior on social media. Dater announced on his Facebook page that “m…
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  • Max Pacioretty scores late in 3rd period, Canadiens rally to be…

    Max Pacioretty scores late in 3rd period, Canadiens rally to beat Avalanche 4-3

    NHL.com Dec 2
    DENVER - Max Pacioretty scored the tiebreaking goal late in the third period and the Montreal Canadiens beat the Colorado Avalanche 4-3 on Monday night. P.K. Subban and Andrei Markov each had a goal and an assist, and Jiri Sekac also scored f...
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  • Tanguay has 3 points, Duchene, Landeskog add 2 each as Avalanch…

    Tanguay has 3 points, Duchene, Landeskog add 2 each as Avalanche beat Stars 5-2

    NHL.com Nov 30
    DENVER - Alex Tanguay had a goal and two assists, Matt Duchene and Gabriel Landeskog had a goal and an assist each, and the Colorado Avalanche beat the Dallas Stars 4-2 on Saturday night. Jarome Iginla and Daniel Briere also scored for the Av...
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  • The NHL’s biggest pleasant surprises and letdowns after one-qua…

    The NHL’s biggest pleasant surprises and letdowns after one-quarter of the season

    With December closing in, the NHL has completed one-quarter of its regular season. (And as my colleague Ken Campbell points out, do not call this the quarter pole.) These points in the campaign always provide an opportunity to take stock of what we’ve s…
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  • Quebec Remparts sold for between $20 million and $25 million: S…

    Quebec Remparts sold for between $20 million and $25 million: Source

    For those who like to portray junior hockey as a string of Mom and Pop operations that struggle to make ends meet in the face of mounting efforts to unionize the players, today could not have been a good-news day. According to multiple reports, the Queb…
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  • The Colorado Avalanche have a wicked Game of Thrones intro

    The Colorado Avalanche have a wicked Game of Thrones intro

    I’ll admit I was skeptical when I heard about the Colorado Avalanche’s “Game of Thrones” video intro – but once the buildings started moving in all the different cities, I was sold. Check it out for yourself below: Poor Winnipeg, always taking the brunt…
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  • Briere's OT tally caps 3-goal rally vs. Coyotes

    Briere's OT tally caps 3-goal rally vs. Coyotes

    Daniel Briere scored 3:16 into overtime, and the Colorado Avalanche completed a comeback from three goals down to beat the Arizona Coyotes 4-3 on Tuesday night.
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  • Video - Predators Cruise Past Coyotes 01:06

    Predators Cruise Past Coyotes

    Dec 11
    The Predators scored three goals in the first period and went on to beat the Coyotes 5-1.
  • Video - The Best Young Players In The NHL 03:16

    The Best Young Players In The NHL

    Dec 9
    Names such as Tarasenko, Andersen and Seguin are just a few of the many young superstars sprinkled throughout the NHL.
  • Video - Hossa, Blackhawks Topple Predators 00:35

    Hossa, Blackhawks Topple Predators

    Dec 6
    Marian Hossa scored two goals in the Blackhawks' 3-1 win over the Predators.
  • Video - Predators Claw Past Blues 01:49

    Predators Claw Past Blues

    Dec 4
    Nashville spoiled Martin Brodeur's St. Louis debut, beating the Blues 4-3.

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