This Week in The Hockey News magazine: Hockey's Greatest Rivalries Collector's Edition
thehockeynews.com Updated 4 hours ago
In this year's THN Collector's Edition, we look at the greatest rivalries in the history of hockey ? it's the unforgettable blood feuds, like the Bruins/Canadiens and Red Wings/Avalanche, that make the sport what it isUpvote Share Tweet
thehockeynews.com 6 hours agoHalloween is a time when you get to take on a new persona and be that person you’ve always wanted to be. It’s the time to take some risks, dress as something bold or hilarious, and have a good time. Or, if you’re Buffalo Sabres’ captain Brian Gionta, it…Upvote Share Tweet
Beware: Colorado’s Nathan MacKinnon just busted his slumpthehockeynews.com 11 hours agoWhat do advanced stats folks say about small sample sizes? Through 10 games, Colorado Avalanche center and 2014 Calder Trophy winner Nathan MacKinnon was still without his first goal of the season, but last night against the New York Islanders he potted…Upvote Share Tweet
Briere a healthy scratch; Hitchcock worn out welcome?; best arena food in the league (Puck Headlines)yahoo.com Oct 30 (yesterday)Here are your Puck Headlines: A glorious collection of news and views collected from the greatest blogosphere in sports and the few, the proud, the mainstream hockey media. - Daniel Briere is a healthy scratch for the Colorado Avalanche “to take some pr…Upvote Share Tweet
Rumor Roundup: Mike Green could be perfect fit for Coloradothehockeynews.com Oct 29 (2 days ago)Nearly a month into this season, the Colorado Avalanche stumbled from the gate with a 2-4-4 record. Poor defensive play is a significant factor behind their sputtering start, as they rank among the worst teams in shots-against and goals-against per game…Upvote Share TweetThe spotlight shone on Kings blueliner Slava Voynov last week after he was arrested on domestic violence charges, but it’s shifted back to Avalanche goalie Semyon Varlamov now. Varlamov’s ex-girlfriend, Evgeniya Vavrinyuk, has slapped him with a civil l…Upvote Share Tweet
Bryan Little scores in OT to lead Winnipeg Jets over Colorado Avalanche 2-1NHL.com Oct 26 (5 days ago)WINNIPEG - Bryan Little redirected an Andrew Ladd backhand shot with 25 seconds left in overtime to give the Winnipeg Jets a 2-1 victory over the Colorado Avalanche on Sunday afternoon. Ladd also had the game's first goal, while Ondrej Pavele...Upvote Share Tweetyahoo.com Oct 25 (7 days ago)No. 1 Star: Matt Duchene, Colorado Avalanche The speedster scored a slick backhand breakaway goal and notched two assists in Colorado’s 7-3 win over Vancouver. No. 2 Star: Corey Perry, Anaheim Ducks Took sole possession of the top spot in the Rocket Ric…Upvote Share Tweet
Avs' Varlamov 'feels good;' will start FridayESPN.com Oct 23Colorado Avalanche goaltender Semyon Varlamov says he's healed from a groin injury and will start Friday night against Vancouver.Upvote Share TweetNHL.com Oct 23DENVER - Colorado Avalanche goaltender Semyon Varlamov says he's healed from a groin injury and will start Friday night against Vancouver. In a video on the team's website, Varlamov told reporters after practice Thursday that he feels good. ...Upvote Share Tweet
THN Analytics: Visualizing the tradethehockeynews.com Oct 23By Benjamin Wendorf – special to THN Midseason trades are a bit of a curiosity in the NHL; they’re usually, at least on one side, expressions of immediate purpose – though intuitively both teams are getting someone they want. From a player’s perspective…Upvote Share Tweetyahoo.com Oct 22The Florida Panthers defeated the Colorado Avalanche in overtime on Tuesday night, 4-3, on a Brad Boyes goal. This result proves that the Hockey Gods have a sense of goodness and fairness, because the Panthers were nearly jobbed by an atrocious goalie i…Upvote Share TweetNHL.com Oct 22DENVER - Brad Boyes scored a power-play goal 2:23 into overtime and the Florida Panthers beat the Colorado Avalanche 4-3 on Tuesday night. Jussi Jokinen had two assists, including one on the winner. Jokinen fed Boyes with a pass from the back...Upvote Share TweetDefenseman P.K. Subban scores twice and Carey Price makes 32 saves as the Canadiens edged the Avalanche 3-2.Upvote Share Tweet
The Avalanche aren’t bound for the basement even after slow startthehockeynews.com Oct 18As the saying goes in statistics, there’s an exception to prove the rule. The Colorado Avalanche and their incredible success in 2014-14 were just that – the exception – for statistically inclined hockey fans. From the top down, it was the kind of year …Upvote Share Tweetyahoo.com Oct 17Semyon Varlamov is on injured reserve with a wonky groin. Reto Berra is “out for a while.” Calvin Pickard was lit up against the Ottawa Senators on Thursday night. The Colorado Avalanche have a bit of a goalie problem at the moment, and you know what th…Upvote Share TweetPrior to the start of the season, pundits were projecting a return to earth for the Colorado Avalanche, who won 52 games in 2013-14 despite having some of the worst advanced statistics in the NHL. They leaned on goalie Semyon Varlamov and a superb shoot…Upvote Share Tweet
Montreal Canadiens winger P-A Parenteau happy to be homethehockeynews.com Oct 17The Montreal Canadiens and Colorado Avalanche were both quite successful last season thanks to goaltending, even if advanced statistics pointed to an eventual downfall. Which was why the off-season trade that saw the two squads swap forwards Daniel Brie…Upvote Share Tweet
Penguins Blank PredatorsOct 25Sidney Crosby had a goal and two assists to lead the Penguins past the Predators 3-0.
Neal's Hat Trick Sinks BlackhawksOct 23James Neal scored all three of the Predators' goals as Nashville edged the Blackhawks 3-2.
Predators Claw Past CoyotesOct 21The Predators beat the Coyotes 4-3 in a shootout.
Blackhawks Sneak Past Predators In OTOct 18Jonathan Toews' shorthanded goal in overtime lifted the Blackhawks to a 2-1 win over the Predators.
Warriors, Thompson agree on multiyear dealOct 31The Golden State Warriors have agreed to a contract extension with shooting guard Klay Thompson, the team announced Friday.
The Race to SevenOct 31There are two premier games this weekend featuring four six-win teams. In the AFC, it’s 6-1 Denver at 6-2 New England, with superstars all over the field. In the NFC, it’s 6-1 Arizona at 6-2 Dallas, with emerging players like John Brown and Jeremy Mince…
Oklahoma City Thunder's West path gets trickier without Russell WestbrookOct 31Without a margin for error in the unforgiving West, the Thunder are winless and now perhaps starless, with Russell Westbrook joining Kevin Durant in street clothes.
Kawhi Leonard of San Antonio Spurs might not receive extension by deadlineOct 31There is a strong likelihood that Friday's midnight deadline for contract extensions for first-round picks from the Class of 2011 will pass without a new deal for reigning NBA Finals MVP Kawhi Leonard, according to league sources.