Thursday, May 25, 2017

COLORADO AVALANCHE

Colorado Avalanche ink blueliner Andrei Mironov to entry-level deal

It has looked to be coming for some time. Now it is official. Defenseman Andrei Mironov will be taking his talents to North America next season.

Landeskog buries GWG for Sweden, Canada stays undefeated

Yet another day of action is in the books at the IIHF World Championship. Yet again, some Colorado Avalanche players had a hand in the results.
Tyson Barrie

Horseplay in hotel room led to defenseman Tyson Barrie’s injury

Luckily for both Barrie and the Colorado Avalanche (his NHL team), the injury is not believed to be serious. He was sent home for "precautionary reasons."

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Tyson Barrie heading home from World Championship due to injury

Colorado Avalanche defenseman Tyson Barrie was off to a torrid start for Canada at the World Championship. Now, his run has come to a screeching halt.

Local sports and media stars hit home runs for stroke awareness

Before the start of their game against the Cubs on Wednesday, the Rockies hosted a slew of local celebrities for the UCHealth Healthy Swings Home Run Derby.

Unfazed by trade rumors, Tyson Barrie looking to help Avalanche rebound

"We’ve got a group in here who’s obviously a little embarrassed by what happened this year," Barrie told Mile High Sports.

Joe Sakic expecting ‘a lot of turnover’ for the Avalanche this summer

“There’s going to be a lot of turnover,” Sakic told Altitude Sports Radio. "...We’re expecting to be a much quicker team and a much more competitive team.”

Landeskog delivers brutal hit, MacKinnon continues to deliver at Worlds

The entire Avalanche contingent was in action at thew World Championship on Monday. Quite a few of them even had quite the impact as well.

Nathan MacKinnon nets hat trick as Canada throttles Slovenia

Canada entered the 2017 IIHF World Championship as the favorites to win gold. Through two games, they are showing why.

Matt Duchene wants to win, whether it’s in Colorado or elsewhere

"At the end of the day, I’m not hoping for anything in particular," Duchene told Mile High Sports. "I just want a chance to compete for a Stanley Cup."

The Force is strong with these posts from Colorado sports teams

May the fourth be with you, loyal Mile High Sports readers. On this day, dubbed Star Wars Day, we all get to celebrate our inner nerd.

Avalanche president Josh Kroenke maintains faith in Joe Sakic, staff

“It was a tough year on so many levels, but I have a funny feeling that we might bounce back a little sooner than people think,” Kroenke said.

There’s bad, there’s bad luck, and then there’s the Avalanche

Colorado entered the lottery with an 18 percent chance of landing the top pick in the 2017 NHL Entry Draft, the highest among all 30 NHL teams.