Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Peter Budaj laments the loss of his former teammate Marek Svatos

Budaj and Svatos broke into professional hockey together during the 2002-03 season with the Hershey Bears (the Avalanche's AHL affiliate at the time).

Colorado Eagles providing local hockey fans something to be excited about

Hey Colorado hockey fans, need something to cheer for? The Colorado Eagles, a Colorado Avalanche affiliate, are currently on a 12-game winning streak.

HIGHLIGHTS: Peter Budaj helps deliver record-tying win over Avs

Budaj made 24 saves on 25 shots Tuesday to secure head coach Darryl Sutter's 215 win as head coach of the Los Angeles Kings.

Avalanche lose Nikita Zadorov for the season due to fractured ankle

In this lost 2016-17 campaign, the Avalanche took another hit on Monday; losing the heavy-hitting Nikita Zadorov for the season to a fractured ankle.

Thunderstruck by Tampa Bay, Avalanche must explore change

To improve, to get consistent performances, the Avalanche need to accept the status of their team and, with an eye on the future, finally pull the trigger.

HIGHLIGHTS: Drouin strikes for Lightning in OT at Pepsi Center

The Avalanche were hoping lightning could strike twice in overtime, but it was the Lightning that struck for the OT-winner.

HIGHLIGHTS: Rantanen’s rocket wins it in OT to end latest skid

Mikko Rantanen ripped a slap shot past Cam Ward with under a minute remaining in overtime to deliver a 2-1 win for the Colorado Avalanche.

HIGHLIGHTS: Avalanche offense stalls in fifth loss in a row

Colorado was shut out for the ninth time this season, mustering just four shots on goal in the second period of a 2-0 loss to Buffalo.

Former Colorado Avalanche forward Alex Tanguay joins NHL Network

After serving as a guest analyst in December, Tanguay will make his official NHL Network debut Tuesday on NHL Tonight at 4:00pm MT.

HIGHLIGHTS: Jeremy Smith battles but falls in NHL debut

The 27-year-old from Dearborn, Mich. faced 40 shots in a 3-2 loss to the New Jersey Devils on Tuesday night.