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AVALANCHE RUMORS & GOSSIP

Tanguay scores 2 goals to help Avalanche get past Sabres

  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 skid. Last-minute call-up Johan Larsson scored his first NHL goal for the Sabres, who had won six straight home games. Colorado has won its last eight against...
Via AP on Fox
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Tanguay scores 2 goals, Avalanche beat Sabres 5-1

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) 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 skid. Last-minute call-up Johan Larsson scored his first NHL goal for the Sabres, who had won six straight home games. Colorado has won its...
Via AP on Fox
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Avalanche lose in OT, waste great outing by Pickard

It took the Pittsburgh Penguins 63 and a half minutes and 48 shots to beat Calvin Pickard, but they came away with a 1-0 overtime win over the Colorado Avalanche at the CONSOL Energy Center on Thursday night. Marc-Andre Fleury earned his sixth shutout of the season and Blake Comeau provided the game-winning goal in overtime to give the Eastern Conference leading Penguins (21-6-4...
Via Mile High Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Stuart set to play in milestone 1,000th game

Colorado Avalanche defenseman Brad Stuart is scheduled to play in his 1,000th regular-season NHL game when the puck drops Thursday night at the CONSOL Energy Center in Pittsburgh. Stuart – a veteran of 15 NHL seasons – will become the 100th defensemen (293rd player overall) in the history of the league to skate in 1,000 games. The 35-year-old will return to the lineup after...
Via Mile High Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Stuart and Bordeleau activated from the IR

Reinforcements are on the way for the Colorado Avalanche, as the club activated defenseman Brad Stuart and enforcer Patrick Bordeleau from the inured reserve on Tuesday. Stuart, who missed the last 16 games with a hamstring injury, is expected to play in the Avs’ next game against the Pittsburgh Penguins on Thursday. The game will be the 1000th of Stuart’s 15-year career. “He...
Via Mile High Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Barret Jackson Fights Jarome Iginla, Makes New Friend From Penalty Box (Video)

Hockey is a funny game. After St. Louis Blues defenseman Barret Jackson engaged in a spirited bout with Jarome Iginla of the Colorado Avalanche toward the end of the first period of Saturday night’s game, the blue-liner showed off his softer side and made a friend from the penalty box. The second period began with the two players still having to serve a good chunk of their major...
Via NESN.com
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Chris Bigras Among Five Initial Cuts by Team Canada

Hockey Canada has made its first group of cuts on Sunday, with returning defenseman Chris Bigras being potentially the biggest surprise out of all. Bigras, a prospect with the Colorado Avalanche, was a member of the fourth place Canadian World Junior team. It’s uncharacteristic for Canada to make such a decision for a returning player, but following a sub-par performance during...
Via The Hockey House
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Thinking Of Adding Captain Calvin Pickard? Make It So!

Before the season started I cautioned against drafting Semyon Varlamov expecting a repeat of last season and sure enough he sucked up the joint hard to start the year then hit IR with a bum groin. He came back, sucked it up so more and then exited once more with the same injury. Again he returned and again he sucked and yet again he re-injured the same groin and is now down for “a...
Via Razzball Hockey
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch: Avalanche, Jets captains fight

              The captains for both the Winnipeg Jets and Colorado Avalanche decided to give their teams a spark in the second period of a 1-1 game. Avalanche captain Gabriel Landeskog and Jets captain Andrew Ladd dropped their gloves just before a face off and went toe-to-toe. The Avalanche erased a 3-1 deficit in the final...
Via Sports-Glory
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Avalanche beat Jets in shootout as Duchene leads way

  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 the Winnipeg Jets 4-3 on Thursday night. Ryan O'Reilly and Jarome Iginla also had regulation goals as Colorado stopped a four-game skid. Mark...
Via AP on Fox
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Avalanche Injury Update: Varlamov suffers another groin injury, out a 'couple weeks'

Colorado Avalanche goalie Semyon Varlamov injured his groin for a third time at practice Monday and will again be shut down, Avalanche coach Patrick Roy told NBC Sports' Pro Hockey Talk. #450683873 / gettyimages.com Rookie Calvin Pickard was recalled later Monday and is the scheduled starter Tuesday against the Nashville Predators at the Pepsi Center. Pickard will bypass backup...
Via Sports Injury Alert
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Avalanche Injury Update: McGinn to have back surgery next week

The Colorado Avalanche are about to lose Jamie McGinn. For how long, it will depend on the surgery he will undergo mid-next week. #459131074 / gettyimages.com McGinn has not played a game since mid-November. He will be undergoing surgery on his back. The surgery could end his season...but depending on the extent and how it goes he could return before the end of the season...
Via Sports Injury Alert
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Avs’ Alex Tanguay scores highlight-reel goal

Colorado Avalanche forward Alex Tanguay made some amazing moves on his way to a highlight-reel goal Thursday night in Calgary. The 35-year-old beat Flames defenseman Kris Russel and then put the puck past Karri Ramo and in the net to give Colorado a 3-2 lead. The goal was Tanguay’s ninth of the season. The Avalanche lost 4-3 in overtime. ...
Via Sports-Glory
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Denver Post fires Avalanche writer Adrian Dater

Ed Note: On November 30th, Awful Announcing fired associate editor Steve Lepore after becoming aware of a pattern of harassing behavior on social media.  You can read our entire statement on the matter here.  Adrian Dater always seemed on his way to a blow-up.  After multiple very public episodes of bombastic behavior throughout his career, Dater was let go by the Denver...
Via Awful Announcing
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Colorado Avalanche: Are they this bad? Part III

The Colorado Avalanche are not the same team they were last season. But, it begs the question: were they even supposed to be? This is the third part of a set of stories analyzing how the first 20 games or so of the Colorado Avalanche season has gone. You can read the first story here, and the second story here. In this final installment of this series, we’ll look at the individuals...
Via isportsweb.com
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Matt Duchene's shot hits both posts but stays out of net (GIF)

Colorado Avalanche forward Matt Duchene missed out on a goal after hitting both goalposts on a shot that somehow stayed out of the net during Monday night's game against Montreal.It happened in the second period as Duchene cut to the net on a breakaway opportunity. Canadiens goalie Carey Price could not have had better luck on his side, as the puck even hit Price in the back after...
Via Holdout Sports
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: The Simpsons referenced the history of the Colorado Avalanche

The Simpsons briefly referenced the history of the Colorado Avalanche in their episode on Sunday night. It is a terrifying tale, isn’t it? Credit to Ryan Boulding for the clip: A video posted by Ryan Boulding (@rboulding) on Nov 11, 2014 at 9:52am PST
Via Puck Drunk Love
27 days ago  |  Discuss

CSN displayed a weird stat after Daniel Briere scored a goal

This is an odd one. After Daniel Briere scored to make it a 1-1 game against the Washington Capitals, the CSN broadcast displayed an interesting graphic. Usually these tend to mention how many goals the player has scored so far that season or something along those lines. Instead, CSN chose to display when Briere last scored four goals in a game. Spoiler alert: He hasn’t scored...
Via Puck Drunk Love
November 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Avalanche Injury Update: Wilson is out for the rest of the season after shoulder surgery

The Colorado Avalanche said on Tuesday that defenseman Ryan Wilson will have shoulder surgery and miss the rest of the season, according to NBC Sports. #187751160 / gettyimages.com  Wilson, 27, appeared in three games this season and averaged just over 11 minutes of ice time. He last played on Oct. 21.The Windsor, Ontario native is in his sixth season with the Avalanche and has...
Via Sports Injury Alert
November 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Puck Luck – Colorado can’t beat an Avalanche of shots

Much has been made of the downfall of the Colorado Avalanche so far this season. As predicted by many bloggers and mainstream media alike the Avalanche have come back to earth, so to speak, this season. Unlike last season when the Avalanche had 35 wins (76% of the games) when they were out shot, which was good for first in the NHL, this season the Avalanche have only won two games...
Via Puck Drunk Love
November 14, 2014  |  Discuss

NHL star beats Olympic speed skater in race

Nathan MacKinnon is one of the best young players in the NHL. He’s also one of the fastest. The Colorado Avalanche forward won the Calder Trophy for the league’s best rookie in 2013-14, so his skills with a hockey stick are well-documented. If you didn’t know just how fast the 19-year-old is, though, hockey equipment manufacturer CCM would like to enlighten you. CCM equipped...
Via NESN.com
October 06, 2014  |  Discuss
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