Sunday, February 26, 2017

MORNING MINUTE: Avs almost streaking; Nuggets drop one

Don't look now, but the Avalanche could possibly win three games in a row. Seems like a simple task, but it's something they haven't done in a long, long time

Denver is no stranger to heists of Super proportions

While the Texas Rangers are looking for Tom Brady's missing jersey, Benny Bash reminds us of some of the greatest heists in Denver sports history.

HIGHLIGHTS: Rantanen’s hat trick, Pickard’s shutout lead Avs past Montreal

The Avalanche skated to an impressive 4-0 win over Montreal Tuesday to record their 15th win and only their third set of back-to-back wins on the season.

Rantanen records first career hat trick, as Avs get revenge over Habs

Feeding off of a phenomenal offensive performance from Mikko Rantanen, the Avalanche notched their second straight win against Montreal on Tuesday night.

Avalanche finally show some fight in win over the Jets

"That's hockey," Matt Nieto said of the physicality in the game. "If you don't like playing those kinds of games, you shouldn't be playing at this level."

HIGHLIGHTS: Avalanche offense awakens to snap losing skid

Their 5-2 victory over the Jets at Pepsi Center wasn't exactly a runaway, but a three-goal win by the Avalanche has been a long time coming..

Avalanche claim Mark Barberio off of waivers from the Canadiens

arberio's contract runs through the 2017-2018 season, carrying a cap hit of $750,000. The Avalanche now have 47 contracts in their organization.

Avalanche forward Jarome Iginla reiterates his desire to be dealt

Having said that he'd be open to a trade earlier this season, Jarome Iginla flat out said it is what he wants on Wednesday.

HIGHLIGHTS: Avs shut out to run losing streak to nine games

Former Avalanche goaltender Peter Budaj stopped all 22 shots he faced and the Kings skated to an easy 5-0 victory over the Avalanche on Wednesday.

HIGHLIGHTS: Jakob Silfverberg outscores Avs in Anaheim

A pair of goals against the Colorado Avalanche in a 5-1 win on Tuesday night earned Slifverberg No. 1 star honors.