Saturday, January 21, 2017

COLORADO AVALANCHE

Matt Duchene laments the Avalanche’s inability to close

If you ever want to take the pulse of the Colorado Avalanche, you needn't look any further than forward Matt Duchene. So how are things going, you ask?

Ailing groin will send goaltender Semyon Varlamov back to the shelf

Semyon Varlamov was clearly not at his best during Tuesday's loss to the Chicago Blackhawks. As it turns out, there may be a physical reason why.
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MORNING MINUTE: Let the scrutiny begin

Nate Lundy and Shawn Drotar of 5280 Sports Network believe this could be one of the most scrutinized coaching staffs the Broncos have ever had.

HIGHLIGHTS: Avs offense wakes up, but defense can’t contain Hawks

The Avalanche have begun to work their way out of their scoring funk, but that didn't translate to a win on Tuesday night against Chicago at Pepsi Center.

Joe Sakic, Uwe Krupp and Teemu Selanne to be inducted into IIHF Hall of...

The 2017 IIHF Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony is scheduled to take place on May 21 in Cologne, Germany, on the final day of the IIHF World Championship.
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17 burning Colorado sports questions for 2017

Want to know what kind of year it’s going to be in Denver? Depending on how you weigh in, 2017 will be defined by your answers (and their accuracy).

HIGHLIGHTS: Cody McLeod socks it to Avs in first game with Predators

Cody McLeod logged a fight and a goal skating with his new club, Nashville, who was in Denver on Saturday to take on the Avalanche.

Colorado Avalanche trade enforcer Cody McLeod to the Nashville Predators

On Friday, the Avalanche made their first move, shipping popular pugilist Cody McLeod to the Nashville Predators in exchange for forward Felix Girard.

HIGHLIGHTS: MacKinnon’s beauty not enough as Avs fall 4-1 to Anaheim

MacKinnon's lone, unassisted tally was the only point the offense-starved Avalanche could muster as Colorado notched loss number 26 on the season.

Avalanche asking a lot in return for captain Gabriel Landeskog

Trade rumors have begun to surround Avs forward Gabriel Landeskog. Even if they are willing to the captain, it isn't like they will just give him away.