Avalanche Notebook: For Nordic Avs fans, how Swede it is!

  The big news out of Avalanche headquarters had nothing to do with Saturday night’s rematch with the Edmonton Oilers or anything else with the final few games down the stretch of this abysmal season. Rather, it had everything to do with the early part of next season. The NHL announced Friday morning that the Avalanche will play in Stockholm, Sweden, with two games against the...
Via BSN Denver
6 hours ago

Five players to watch as the NCAA tournament begins

As the Colorado Avalanche tumble through the final nine games of a season which, for all intents and purposes, ended months ago, it’s easy to forget there’s still meaningful hockey happening out there. While it might not feel like it inside the Avalanche locker room, the hockey world carries on, and that means two things: 1) the start of the NCAA tournament and 2) a number of...
Via BSN Denver
8 hours ago

Colorado, I love you, but my favorite place to ski is in Utah

ALTA, UTAH — Battling Interstate 70 traffic to get ski turns often leaves me pounding my steering wheel and yelling on my way to the mountains, then anxious about getting off the slopes in time to miss the return-to-the-Front Range panic. But my love for skiing is unbreakable, and each year it’s renewed during my annual trip to Alta, Utah, with my father. It’s a vacation from...
Via The Denver Post
10 hours ago

Avalanche and Senators heading to Sweden next season for pair of games

The Colorado Avalanche will head to a land far, far away for a pair of games next season. For captain Gabriel Landeskog however, they will still be home games. On Friday, the NHL announced that the Avalanche and Ottawa Senators will be heading to Stockholm, Sweden for a pair of games as part of the 2017 SAP NHL Global Series. The games will be held in the Ericsson Globe on Friday...
Via Mile High Sports
12 hours ago

HIGHLIGHTS: Another woeful third period spells doom for Colorado

For the second time in three games the Colorado Avalanche surrendered five goals in the third period, this time to the Edmonton Oilers, earning their fourth consecutive loss in the process. The 7-4 defeat, which saw Colorado surrenderer a two-goal lead in the game’s final frame, was their 50th regulation loss on the season. Mikko Rantanen and J.T. Compher staked Colorado a 2-0...
Via Mile High Sports
13 hours ago

Avalanche execute yet another third period meltdown, fall 7-4 to the Oilers

Because giving up five goals in the final period is normal, right? The Colorado Avalanche turned in yet another solid two-period performance tonight against the visiting Edmonton Oilers, blowing a 4-2 lead in the final frame to add yet another embarrassing loss to their league-worst total. The home team wasted little time finding their way on to the scoreboard. Sven Andrighetto...
Via Mile High Hockey
23 hours ago

Avalanche Journal: Jared Bednar is planning on returning next season

The other day, Avalanche coach Jared Bednar mentioned some of the tinkering the staff is doing down the stretch of this horrific season. Then he added, “We’re working toward something. It’s not necessarily just this season, it’s beyond that.” “Beyond that” is next season. With this season behind them. Bednar is in the first season of a three-year contract. The Avalanche...
Via The Denver Post
1 day ago

GDT: Avalanche vs Oilers 3/23/17 - Game #73

Good evening ladies and gentlemen. Your Colorado Avalanche take on the McOilers of Edmonton tonight at the Pepsi Center. Gamer time is 9:00pm ET, 7:00pm local and will be broadcast on Altitude with Moser’s radio call available as usual. Other than a goalie swap, lines are rumored to be the same as last time. Good call, that went well. Projectile Lineup Attack Svendrighetto...
Via Mile High Hockey
1 day ago

BSN Avalanche Podcast: Reasons for hope?

  The BSN Avalanche Podcast returns with the guys jumping into the conversation about Colorado’s various young players and preview what’s next for Will Butcher. DON’T FORGET TO SUBSCRIBE! iTunes / Stitcher / Pocket Casts  
Via BSN Denver
1 day ago

Avalanche podcast: Winding down the lost season

The Denver Post’s Mike Chambers and Terry Frei discuss the Colorado Avalanche as their horrible season winds to an end. Included in the conversation is an in-depth talk about comments made by defenseman Erik Johnson. Mike and Terry also discuss the Denver Pioneers hockey team as it prepares for the NCAA tournament. The conversation touches on Avs’ prospect Will Butcher and whether...
Via The Denver Post
1 day ago

Colorado Avalanche praise mascot Bernie on National Puppy Day

Many athletes in the Mile High City have dogs. You have probably seen several post about them on social media. That being said, there is only one team in Colorado that has a canine companion to call their own. That team is the Colorado Avalanche. On Thursday (which happens to be National Puppy Day), they saluted their mascot Bernie, the affable St. Bernard. Bernie can often be caught...
Via Mile High Sports
1 day ago

Jakub Voracek follows through on promise, donates nearly 400 hats to children’s hospitals

Jakub Voracek is a certifiably good dude.Earlier this month, after Philadelphia Flyers forward Wayne Simmonds was thought to have scored a hat trick in a win against the Colorado Avalanche, many fans threw their lids on the ice in celebration.Ultimately, the goal didn’t complete the hat trick. Instead, it was ruled as Voracek’s, rendering the hat throwing premature. Voracek decided...
Via The Comeback
8 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Avs UCHealth Update 3.16

Altitude presents the Colorado Avalanche's injury update presented by UCHealth
Via YouTube
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Duchene ends slump as Avalanche beat Red Wings 3-1

DENVER (AP) Matt Duchene raised his arms and exhaled as he circled around the net following his first goal since Feb. 19. What he calls the ''worst slump'' of his life is finally over. Duchene scored for the first time in 12 games and the Colorado Avalanche beat the Detroit Red Wings 3-1 on Wednesday night. ''I think you could tell by my reaction how relieved I was,'' Duchene...
Via Associated Press
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Compher scores 1st NHL goal, Avalanche beat Red Wings 3-1

DENVER (AP) J.T. Compher scored his first NHL goal, Calvin Pickard stopped 27 shots and the Colorado Avalanche beat the Detroit Red Wings 3-1 on Wednesday night. Matt Duchene scored his first goal in 12 games and Carl Soderberg added his first in 18 games as the NHL-worst Avalanche won at home for the third time in four tries. They are 11-22-2 at the Pepsi Center this season....
Via Associated Press
8 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Post-Game | Compher 3.11

J.T. Compher is interviewed post-game after the Colorado Avalanche played the Ottawa Senators.
Via YouTube
12 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Toyota Game Recap | Avalanche vs. Senators 3.11

Toyota presents the official Colorado Avalanche vs. Carolina Hurricanes recap.
Via YouTube
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Blake Comeau stars in the absolute worst breakaway attempt of the season

Here’s a prime example of why the Colorado Avalanche’s season has gone straight into the dumpster. On Friday, with the Avalanche facing off against the Winnipeg Jets, forward Blake Comeau was presented with one of the sport’s best scoring chance – a breakaway. Instead of deking out Jets goaltender Connor Hellebuyck, Comeau bizarrely opted to pass the puck to trailing teammate...
Via The Comeback
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Flyers’ Jake Voracek turns missed hat trick incident into power play for charity

Fans of the Philadelphia Flyers jumped the gun on a hat trick celebration in honor of Wayne Simmonds scoring a third goal in a win against the Colorado Avalanche this week, but Jake Voracek is hoping to make up for it.Simmonds appeared to have notched a third goal in the first period against Colorado off a shot initiated by Voracek. The goal ended up actually being Voracek’s, and...
Via The Comeback
22 days ago  |  Discuss

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