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Cory Sarich hoping for one last shot at NHL following bike acci…

Cory Sarich hoping for one last shot at NHL following bike accident

yahoo.com Updated 14 hours ago
Cory Sarich last played an NHL game on April 1, 2014. He didn’t finish the final seven regular season games for the Colorado Avalanche nor did he play in their seven-game first-round series against the Minnesota Wild. Nearly a year and a half later, the…
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  • Steven Stamkos and the importance of playing other sports

    Steven Stamkos and the importance of playing other sports

    thehockeynews.com Aug 31 (3 days ago)
    The Toronto Blue Jays are putting up enough offense to win the Rocket Richard Trophy (they have that in baseball too, right?), so it’s no surprise local boy Steven Stamkos – a two-time winner of that accolade himself – dropped by to shag a few pitches h…
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  • Reebok catalog shows off potential Avalanche, Red Wings logos f…

    Reebok catalog shows off potential Avalanche, Red Wings logos for Stadium Series

    Fans itching to get a look at what the Stadium Series jerseys might be when the Colorado Avalanche and Detroit Red Wings face off in Denver this season got a preview from an unlikely source. In a Reebok catalog promoting new merchandise for the upcoming…
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  • AHL Logo Ranking: No. 22 – San Antonio Rampage

    AHL Logo Ranking: No. 22 – San Antonio Rampage

    (The AHL has undergone a season of change and one-third of the league has changed locations or logos for the 2015-16 season. Leading up to the new season, The Hockey News will be ranking the logos of the league’s teams and offering a brief look at the h…
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  • Rumor Roundup: Tryout contracts could be only option for severa…

    Rumor Roundup: Tryout contracts could be only option for several free agents

    With the start of NHL training camps a month away, a number of unrestricted free agents are still seeking contracts for 2015-16. The Columbus Dispatch’s Aaron Portzline compiled a roster of the best available players. The notables include forwards Marti…
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  • Briere announces retirement after 17 seasons

    Briere announces retirement after 17 seasons

    NHL.com Aug 17
    Center Daniel Briere announced his retirement from the NHL on Monday after 17 seasons with five teams. Briere, 37, played for the Phoenix Coyotes, Buffalo Sabres, Philadelphia Flyers, Montreal Canadiens and Colorado Avalanche. He scored 307 go...
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  • Daniel Briere retires as a trailblazer

    Daniel Briere retires as a trailblazer

    It would be disingenuous to say Daniel Briere came out of nowhere. After all, he was a first-round pick of the Phoenix Coyotes back in 1996, the same year he scored 163 points for Drummondville of the Quebec League. But since he was waived by those same…
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  • Who is the Avalanche's most important player?

    Who is the Avalanche's most important player?

    ESPN.com Aug 14
    Who is the Avalanche's most important player?
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  • Are these the jerseys for the Red Wings/Avalanche Stadium Serie…

    Are these the jerseys for the Red Wings/Avalanche Stadium Series game?

    yahoo.com Aug 11
    There always tends to be some discernable and memorable look for Stadium Series/Heritage Classic/Winter Classic jerseys. For the Colorado Avalanche/Detroit Red Wings contest at Coors Field on Feb. 27, this will reportedly include some sort of diagonal s…
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  • Puck Daddy's Summer Series: The Colorado Avalanche from A to Z

    Puck Daddy's Summer Series: The Colorado Avalanche from A to Z

    yahoo.com Aug 8
    (Ed. Note: August is known to be a very quiet month in the hockey world. As we wait for September to arrive and training camps to begin, let’s learn a little history about all 30 teams. Behold, our summer A-Z series, in which we ask fans of all 30 teams…
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  • The 10 oldest players suiting up in the NHL in 2015-16

    The 10 oldest players suiting up in the NHL in 2015-16

    The Pittsburgh Penguins made a move yesterday that flew a bit under the radar, signing center Matt Cullen to a one-year, $800,000 contract. Cullen, who has played in more than 1,200 games over his career, has been a steady middle of the lineup player th…
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  • Crosby, MacKinnon donate World Championship earnings to Cole Ha…

    Crosby, MacKinnon donate World Championship earnings to Cole Harbour minor hockey

    Sidney Crosby and Nathan MacKinnon have been spending part of this off-season running the first Sidney Crosby Hockey School in Cole Harbour, but the hockey camp isn’t the only way the two NHL stars are giving back to their hometown. Crosby and MacKinnon…
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  • Memorial Cup hosts land Michael Spacek, chase Brandon Hickey

    Memorial Cup hosts land Michael Spacek, chase Brandon Hickey

    The way Red Deer finished the 2014-15 campaign – a five-game, first-round loss to Medicine Hat – you’d be forgiven for wondering how they would turn things around in time to be tough hosts of the Memorial Cup this year. But in a flash of activity, GM an…
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  • Avalanche, Red Wings alumni to face off outdoors

    Avalanche, Red Wings alumni to face off outdoors

    The Colorado Avalanche and Detroit Red Wings of the late 1990s and early 2000s will reignite their rivalry in an alumni game Feb. 26 at Coors Field in Denver, one day before the 2015-16 Avalanche and Red Wings play outdoors in the Coors Light NHL ...
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  • Matthew Tkachuk and the boys of summer headline The Hot List

    Matthew Tkachuk and the boys of summer headline The Hot List

    A Hot List in the middle of summer? Why not? There’s plenty of prospects on the ice right now, what with Canada hosting teams in Calgary and Team USA defending home ice in Lake Placid. From world junior prep to Ivan Hlinka tryouts for Canada’s under-18s…
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  • Pre-sale ticket info for 2016 Coors Light NHL Stadium Series ga…

    Pre-sale ticket info for 2016 Coors Light NHL Stadium Series game between Avalanche, Red Wings

    NHL.com Aug 3
    NEW YORK -- A limited number of tickets to the 2016 Coors Light NHL Stadium Series™ featuring the Colorado Avalanche and Detroit Red Wings at Coors Field on Feb. 27 will go on sale the week of Aug. 10 as part of a special offer to Avalanche Full S...
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  • The Top 10 moments for 2014-15

    The Top 10 moments for 2014-15

    1. Hawks win the Stanley Cup – June 15, 2015 Thanks to the (literally) tireless efforts of Conn Smythe winner Duncan Keith, the Chicago Blackhawks claimed their third Stanley Cup in six seasons, dusting off the Tampa Bay Lightning in six games. Keith, w…
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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

    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

    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
    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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  • 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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    Aug 25
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    Aug 25
    Yeah, it's way too early but ESPN's Chad Ford offers his first mock draft for the 2016 class and LSU's Ben Simmons goes No. 1 to the 76ers.
  • Mock Draft 1.0

    Aug 25
    Yeah, it's way too early but ESPN's Chad Ford offers his first mock draft for the 2016 class and LSU's Ben Simmons goes No. 1 to the 76ers.