Avalanche News

Nathan MacKinnon’s Goal Helps Avs To 4-3 Win Over Stars
Saturday, January 10, 2015

Nathan MacKinnon’s Goal Helps Avs To 4-3 Win Over Stars

DENVER (AP) – Nathan MacKinnon broke a second-period tie and Semyon Varlamov stopped 37 shots, leading the Colorado Avalanche to a 4-3 win over the Dallas Stars on Saturday.Erik Johnson, John Mitchell and Matt...

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Former Canucks Owner Can Be Subpoenaed In Former Avs Player’s Lawsuit
Wednesday, June 04, 2014

Former Canucks Owner Can Be Subpoenaed In Former Avs Player’s Lawsuit

TORONTO (AP) – A U.S. federal judge has ruled a subpoena can be issued compelling former Vancouver Canucks owner John McCaw Jr. to testify in Steve Moore’s lawsuit against Todd Bertuzzi and the team.The...

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Avs Analyst Mark Rycroft Thinks Roster Will Stay Intact
Tuesday, May 06, 2014

Avs Analyst Mark Rycroft Thinks Roster Will Stay Intact

DENVER (CBS4) – Altitude’s Colorado Avalanche analyst Mark Rycroft said he doesn’t expect too many changes to the Avs roster next season after Colorado became the first club since the NHL expanded to...

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Patrick Roy A Finalist For The Jack Adams Award
Tuesday, May 06, 2014

Patrick Roy A Finalist For The Jack Adams Award

NEW YORK (AP/CBS4) – Colorado Avalanche head coach Patrick Roy has been named a finalist for the Jack Adams Award.Roy, in his rookie season as an NHL coach, helped Colorado finish third in the overall standings...

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Patrick Roy Says He ‘Can’t Believe It’s Over’
Thursday, May 01, 2014

Patrick Roy Says He ‘Can’t Believe It’s Over’

DENVER (CBS4) – The Colorado Avalanche had a magical season but it came to end Wednesday night with a 5-4 overtime loss in Game 7 of the first round of the playoffs to the Minnesota Wild. Head coach Patrick Roy...

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Wild Beat Avs 5-4 In OT In Game 7 To Advance
Thursday, May 01, 2014

Wild Beat Avs 5-4 In OT In Game 7 To Advance

DENVER (AP) — Nino Niederreiter scored his second goal of the game 5:02 into overtime and Ilya Bryzgalov made a big save filling in for an injured Darcy Kuemper, leading the Minnesota Wild to a 5-4 win over the...

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Matt Duchene Looking Forward To His First-Ever Game 7
Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Matt Duchene Looking Forward To His First-Ever Game 7

DENVER (CBS4) – Hockey fans have to love this time of year as there will be three “Game 7s” in the NHL Wednesday night. Of course all Colorado Avalanche fans care about is the one at the Pepsi...

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Roy, Avs Bracing For Game 7 With Wild
Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Roy, Avs Bracing For Game 7 With Wild

DENVER (AP) – Patrick Roy was quite calm and even cracked a few jokes as his team went through a light workout. No signs of stress at all.Of course, the first-year Colorado Avalanche coach has been in a few...

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Parise Lifts Wild Past Avs 5-2, To Tie Series At 3
Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Parise Lifts Wild Past Avs 5-2, To Tie Series At 3

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Zach Parise scored early and late on tipped shots, and the Minnesota Wild tacked on two empty-net goals for a 5-2 victory over the Colorado Avalanche on Monday night that sent the first-round...

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Avalanche Push Wild To Elimination Situation
Monday, April 28, 2014

Avalanche Push Wild To Elimination Situation

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Twice in the first five games, the Minnesota Wild have been less than 75 seconds away from a victory on the road that has been so rare in the first round of the Western Conference playoffs this...

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Avs Try To Regroup After Wild Tie Series At 2
Saturday, April 26, 2014

Avs Try To Regroup After Wild Tie Series At 2

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Patrick Roy has shown all sorts of patience with his youthful squad this season.That certainly won’t waver now just because the Colorado Avalanche are in an offensive slump.“This...

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Avalanche Fall To Wild In Game 4, Series Now Even
Friday, April 25, 2014

Avalanche Fall To Wild In Game 4, Series Now Even

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) Semyon Varlamov emptied the net with 2:39 left, and a penalty on Minnesota 25 seconds later gave Colorado a two-man advantage.This time, with a record roaring crowd on their side, the Wild held...

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Suspended Cooke Apologizes For Kneeing Barrie
Thursday, April 24, 2014

Suspended Cooke Apologizes For Kneeing Barrie

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Minnesota Wild left wing Matt Cooke apologized Thursday for the knee-to-knee hit on Tyson Barrie that sidelined the Colorado Avalanche defenseman for at least a month, saying he did not...

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Wild’s Matt Cooke Gets 7-Game Suspension From NHL
Thursday, April 24, 2014

Wild’s Matt Cooke Gets 7-Game Suspension From NHL

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota Wild left wing Matt Cooke has been suspended for seven games by the NHL for a knee-to-knee hit that injured Colorado Avalanche defenseman Tyson Barrie.Cooke was at the league office...

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MacKinnon Named A Finalist For Calder Trophy
Wednesday, April 23, 2014

MacKinnon Named A Finalist For Calder Trophy

DENVER (CBS4/AP) – The Colorado Avalanche’s sensational rookie Nathan MacKinnon was named a finalist for the Calder Memorial Trophy on Wednesday.MacKinnon led all rookies during the regular season in...

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Avs Forward Ryan O’Reilly Finalist For Lady Byng Trophy
Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Avs Forward Ryan O’Reilly Finalist For Lady Byng Trophy

NEW YORK (AP/CBS4) – Colorado Avalanche forward Ryan O’Reilly, New York Rangers forward Martin St. Louis and San Jose Sharks forward Patrick Marleau are finalists for the Lady Byng Trophy.St. Louis was...

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Wild Take Game 3 With 1-0 OT Win Over The Avs
Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Wild Take Game 3 With 1-0 OT Win Over The Avs

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - The Minnesota Wild were denied at the net by Semyon Varlamov time after time, a 44-shot barrage in regulation that resulted in, alas, zero goals.Coach Mike Yeo jokingly wondered aloud at the...

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Wild Swap Goalies For Game 3 Vs. Avalanche
Monday, April 21, 2014

Wild Swap Goalies For Game 3 Vs. Avalanche

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – The Minnesota Wild have switched goalies for Game 3 of their playoff series against the Colorado Avalanche, giving Darcy Kuemper the start instead of Ilya Bryzgalov.Coach Mike Yeo...

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MacKinnon, Landeskog & Stastny Too Fast For Minnesota
Monday, April 21, 2014

MacKinnon, Landeskog & Stastny Too Fast For Minnesota

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Nathan MacKinnon and his equally skilled Colorado linemates Gabe Landeskog and Paul Stastny were too fast for Minnesota in the first two games.In losing twice to the Avalanche, the Wild...

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MacKinnon Helps Avs To Game 2 Win Over Wild
Sunday, April 20, 2014

MacKinnon Helps Avs To Game 2 Win Over Wild

DENVER (AP) – Teenager Nathan MacKinnon is growing up fast. Almost as fast as he skates.The speedy 18-year-old delivered another stellar performance for the Colorado Avalanche, scoring his first NHL postseason...

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