Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Blame the officials for the bad call, but the loss is on the Avalanche

Alas, the poor Avalanche. Just when things are starting to look okay, a bad call turns the momentum around, things snowball and they are knocked back down.

HIGHLIGHTS: Avs collapse in Chicago, allowing five goals in the third

Regulation loss No. 48 saw the Avs jump out to a 3-1 lead, only to fall 6-3 after giving up five goals in the third period.

HIGHLIGHTS: Avs go out with a whimper in last trip to Joe Louis Arena

The Avalanche played its final game in the storied arena Saturday, falling 5-1.

The Colorado Avalanche are returning to ‘The Joe’ for one final bout

The Avalanche will head to Joe Louis Arena for the final time. Now that the end is near, we reminisce about the past, hoping for one last exciting round.

Where have all the rivalries gone in the Mile High City?

The Red Wings, the Raiders, the Jazz. In recent years, matchups between these teams and those from Denver have lost their luster.

Duchene snaps out of slump with big goal against the Red Wings

"I don’t know if I’ve ever scored a goal that felt better than that one," Duchene said after scoring the game-winning goal, his first tally in 11 contests.

Compher records first NHL goal as Avalanche down Red Wings

In the renewal of a once-great rivalry, the Avs downed the Red Wings, as rookie J.T. Compher netted his first career goal.

DU captain Will Butcher lone defenseman amongst Hobey Baker finalists

Will Butcher has emerged as not only one of the top blueliners in college hockey, but one of the top players. On Wednesday, he was recognized as such.

Offensive lineman Michael Schofield trades his cleats for a pair of skates

The Denver Broncos were hard at work reshaping their offensive line late last week. Michael Schofield however, has turned his attention to another sport.

Colorado Avalanche recall defenseman Anton Lindholm

His first season in North America, Lindholm has spent the campaign in with the Rampage. In 59 games, the 22-year-old has two goals and 12 points.