Friday, July 29, 2016
Avalanche recall Mikko Rantanen

Avalanche recall Mikko Rantanen, as injuries begin to mount up

A game after leading scorer Matt Duchene went down, Nathan MacKinnon joined him on the shelf, urging the Avalanche to recall Mikko Rantanen

Jarome Iginla hoping for a happy homecoming as the Avalanche head to Alberta

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 nominated for Sports Executive of the Year

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.

Colorado has an empty net problem heading into the final 12 games

An empty net might be an appropriate metaphor for the Colorado Avalanche of late.

Andreas Martinsen returns to Avs lineup, makes immediate impact

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.
Semyon Varlamov has returned

Semyon Varlamov has returned to the Avalanche net, and so has his confidence

Albeit brief, that two-game exile might have been exactly what Semyon Varlamov needed. Now he's back with a vengeance.
spark for the Avalanche

Penalty kill providing spark for the Avalanche in recent games

The power play defense continues to be a spark for the Avalanche as they fight for playoff positioning

Gabriel Landeskog slapped with three-game suspension for cross-checking

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
Calvin Pickard

Calvin Pickard is having a blast and improving everyday

He may not be getting the starts he wants, but Calvin Pickard's drive to improve has never been better

Avs’ struggles with turnovers, playing complete games, proving costly

As the Colorado Avalanche’s quest to make the playoffs continues, the biggest thing standing in their way might, in fact, be themselves.