A game after leading scorer Matt Duchene went down, Nathan MacKinnon joined him on the shelf, urging the Avalanche to recall Mikko Rantanen
Though picking up points against the Calgary Flames on Friday and the Edmonton Oilers on Sunday are undoubtedly the focal point of the trip, the contests will have a little extra meaning for Avalanche forward Jarome Iginla.
Stan Kroenke owns a sports franchise in essentially every major sports league in the world not named MLB, and that helped earn his nomination for Sports Executive of the Year.
An empty net might be an appropriate metaphor for the Colorado Avalanche of late.
When you spend many a game night in the press box, you never know when your next opportunity might come. When it does, you better make the most of it. Just like Andreas Martinsen.
Albeit brief, that two-game exile might have been exactly what Semyon Varlamov needed. Now he's back with a vengeance.
The power play defense continues to be a spark for the Avalanche as they fight for playoff positioning
The Colorado Avalanche will be forced to begin their four-game road trip without their captain, as Gabriel Landeskog has been suspended for cross-checking
He may not be getting the starts he wants, but Calvin Pickard's drive to improve has never been better
As the Colorado Avalanche’s quest to make the playoffs continues, the biggest thing standing in their way might, in fact, be themselves.