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Rumor Roundup: Canucks, Avalanche, Sabres looking at options fo…

Rumor Roundup: Canucks, Avalanche, Sabres looking at options for trade deadline

thehockeynews.com Updated 7 hours ago
Though the Vancouver Canucks are in post-season contention, there’s concern they could be poised for a second-half swoon similar to that which killed last season’s playoff hopes. After playing reasonably well during the first half of the season, the Can…
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  • No. 12 Jarome Iginla pots career point No. 1,200

    No. 12 Jarome Iginla pots career point No. 1,200

    thehockeynews.com 16 hours ago
    Move over, Dino Ciccarelli. You’ve got some company – for now, at least. Colorado Avalanche winger Jarome Iginla scored against the Nashville Predators on Friday night to earn his 1,200th career point, moving him into a tie for 46th on the all-time scor…
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  • Avalanche's Varlamov stops 23 shots, earns shutout in 3-0 win o…

    Avalanche's Varlamov stops 23 shots, earns shutout in 3-0 win over Predators

    NHL.com 16 hours ago
    DENVER - Semyon Varlamov made 23 saves for his fourth shutout of the season, and the Colorado Avalanche beat the Nashville Predators 3-0 on Friday night. Jarome Iginla, Maxime Talbot, and Gabriel Landeskog had goals for the Avalanche, who ear...
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  • Separation between East’s have & have-not teams will make N…

    Separation between East’s have & have-not teams will make NHL trade deadline unique

    thehockeynews.com Jan 29 (2 days ago)
    If you don’t know by now the NHL’s points system is essentially a competitive funhouse mirror designed to give more teams the appearance they’ve got a shot at a playoff spot, you should. The league has, to the credit of its business acumen, recognized m…
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  • Jarome Iginla on Boston vs. Colorado, adapting with age and Pat…

    Jarome Iginla on Boston vs. Colorado, adapting with age and Patrick Roy (Puck Daddy Interview)

    yahoo.com Jan 28 (3 days ago)
    Jarome Iginla is a legend. He ranks 47th overall in points with 1,199 in his career and 20th overall in goals with 575. And he’s at it again for Colorado. His 15 goals leads the Avalanche. The 37-year-old Iginla has had extraordinary level of consistenc…
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  • Smith scores on breakaway in OT, Predators beat Avalanche 4-3 t…

    Smith scores on breakaway in OT, Predators beat Avalanche 4-3 to improve NHL's best home mark

    NHL.com Jan 28 (4 days ago)
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. - The Nashville Predators are so comfortable at home this season they simply don't bat an eye, even when giving up the tying goal with 36 seconds left in regulation. Craig Smith scored on a breakaway at 2:46 of overtime, and ...
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  • Smith scores on breakaway in OT, Predators beat Avalanche 4-3 t…

    Smith scores on breakaway in OT, Predators beat Avalanche 4-3 to improve NHL's best home mark

    NHL.com Jan 27 (4 days ago)
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Craig Smith scored on a breakaway at 2:46 of overtime and the Nashville Predators beat the Colorado Avalanche 4-3 on Tuesday night. Roman Josi also scored for the Predators, who pushed the NHL's best home record to 19-2-1. ...
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  • Wild’s Kuemper looks to get season back on track with AHL stint

    Wild’s Kuemper looks to get season back on track with AHL stint

    thehockeynews.com Jan 27 (4 days ago)
    In the first two games of the season, Minnesota Wild netminder Darcy Kuemper blanked the Colorado Avalanche in a home-and-home set. By Oct. 23, he had three shutouts, and was leading all goaltenders in just about every key statistical category imaginabl…
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  • Avs D Johnson out 3-8 weeks for knee injury

    Avs D Johnson out 3-8 weeks for knee injury

    ESPN.com thehockeynews.com Jan 26 (5 days ago)
    The Colorado Avalanche will be without top defenseman Erik Johnson for three to eight weeks due to a knee injury.
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  • Rumor Roundup: What to watch as trade deadline draws near

    Rumor Roundup: What to watch as trade deadline draws near

    thehockeynews.com Jan 26 (5 days ago)
    With the 2015 NHL All-Star Game now history and teams returning to action on Tuesday, the focus shifts toward the approaching NHL trade deadline on March 2. It’s expected trade activity will increase over the next five weeks as more clubs fall out of pl…
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  • Erik Johnson joins group of players injured for All-Star Game

    Erik Johnson joins group of players injured for All-Star Game

    yahoo.com Jan 22
    Dear all players who do not want to come to Columbus for the All-Star Game ... we are having a great time. Your loss. Erik Johnson became yet another who pulled out with an injury -- this one of the lower body variety according to the Colorado Avalanche…
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  • Rumor Roundup: Ryan O’Reilly’s time in Colorado almost up

    Rumor Roundup: Ryan O’Reilly’s time in Colorado almost up

    Heading into the NHL All-Star Break (Jan. 22-26) there’s growing speculation over the trade status of Colorado Avalanche forward Ryan O’Reilly. TSN’s Bob McKenzie last week reported the Avalanche aren’t actively shopping the 23-year-old forward but are …
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  • Iginla passes Bossy into top 20 on NHL goals list

    Iginla passes Bossy into top 20 on NHL goals list

    NHL.com Jan 22
    Colorado Avalanche forward Jarome Iginla moved past Hall of Fame member Mike Bossy on the NHL all-time goals list when he scored No. 574 in the first period against the Boston Bruins at Pepsi Center on Wednesday. Alex Tanguay took a shot from t...
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  • Report: Minnesota, Colorado to host NHL outdoor games next seas…

    Report: Minnesota, Colorado to host NHL outdoor games next season

    The Colorado Avalanche and Minnesota Wild will each host outdoor games next season, according to a report Wednesday from TSN’s Bob McKenzie. The games will complement the Jan. 1 Winter Classic, which will take place in Boston’s Gillette Stadium and feat…
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  • Schwartz gets goal and assist, Blues defence stifles Avalanche …

    Schwartz gets goal and assist, Blues defence stifles Avalanche in 3-1 win

    NHL.com Jan 19
    ST. LOUIS - Jaden Schwartz had a goal and assist and the St. Louis Blues' defence stifled the Colorado Avalanche in a 3-1 victory on Monday night. Brian Elliott made 17 saves, T.J. Oshie scored and defenceman Carl Gunnarsson got his second go...
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  • Rumor Roundup: Avalanche’s O’Reilly, Sabres’ Myers center of tr…

    Rumor Roundup: Avalanche’s O’Reilly, Sabres’ Myers center of trade talks

    The Colorado Avalanche’s struggles this season continue to provide fodder for trade rumors involving versatile forward Ryan O’Reilly, winner of the 2014 Lady Byng Trophy. It’s well known the Avalanche lack skilled blueline depth, which is reflected in t…
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  • Goalie Reto Berra scores, skates along the handshake line to ce…

    Goalie Reto Berra scores, skates along the handshake line to celebrate

    Colorado Avalanche/Lake Erie Monster goalie Reto Berra joined the likes of Martin Brodeur, Ron Hextall and Mike Smith on Friday by scoring a goal as a netminder in a professional hockey game. Berra put the finishing touch on a 5-1 win by his Lake Erie M…
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  • Holden scores go-ahead goal in third period to life Avalanche o…

    Holden scores go-ahead goal in third period to life Avalanche over Panthers 4-2

    NHL.com Jan 16
    SUNRISE, Fla. - Tyson Barrie made the most of his first visit to the Florida Panthers' arena as a player. Barrie, whose father Len played for the Panthers from 1999-2001, had a goal and an assist to help the Colorado Avalanche beat the Panthe...
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  • Stats say MacKinnon, Hossa, Sharp could be second half studs

    Stats say MacKinnon, Hossa, Sharp could be second half studs

    By Dom Luszczyszyn The first half of the season is officially in the books, which makes the perfect opportunity to look at who can bounce back after under performing during the first 41 games. Thanks to recent advances in NHL analytics, it’s become much…
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  • Video - Brodeur Honored Before Blues Win 01:22

    Brodeur Honored Before Blues Win

    Jan 29
    Martin Brodeur, who announced his retirement earlier in the day, was honored before the Blues' 5-4 shootout win.
  • Video - Predators Top Avs In OT 00:51

    Predators Top Avs In OT

    Jan 27
    Craig Smith's overtime goal lifted the Predators to a 4-3 win over the Avalanche.
  • Video - Top 10 NHL Plays Of The First Half 03:08

    Top 10 NHL Plays Of The First Half

    Jan 22
    "SportsCenter" takes a look back at the top ten NHL plays of the season so far.
  • Video - Canadiens Edge Predators In OT 01:31

    Canadiens Edge Predators In OT

    Jan 20
    P.K. Subban's goal helped the Canadiens top the Predators 2-1 in overtime.

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