Darcy Kuemper leaves Avalanche game with injury. But backup Pavel Francouz shines in shootout...

The Avalanche defeated the Minnesota Wild 4-3 in a Monday matinee at Ball Arena, their 14th straight home victory. Starting goalie Darcy Kuemper left the game with a possible concussion and was replaced by Pavel Francouz, who shined in the game-deciding shootout.

Mark Knudson’s 3 Strikes: Kuemper is the key for the Avs, Broncos QB priority...

This week Mark looks at Kuemper as the key for the Avs, the Broncos quarterback priority and who benefits from an expanded CFP.

Avalanche continue winning ways at Ball Arena following Nazem Kadri’s shootout-deciding goal in a...

The Avalanche extended their winning streak at Ball Arena to 13 games following a thrilling 4-3 shootout victory over the Arizona Coyotes on Friday.



Hockey Mountain High Podcast: Frustrations

Hockey Mountain High recaps the Avalanche's back to back performances this week and the frustrations that set in following the overtime loss in Nashville.

Nicolas Aube-Kubel’s two goals in a 4-3 victory over the Seattle Kraken help solidify...

Nicolas Aube-Kubel was praised by coach Jared Bednar for playing his best game of the season on Saturday. He followed that performance up with his first two-goal game in the NHL on Monday.

Hockey Mountain High Podcast: Comeback

Hockey Mountain High comes to you following the Avalanche's miraculous comeback 5-4 overtime victory over the Toronto Maple Leafs.

Even in a miraculous victory against the Maple Leafs, Pavel Francouz’s highlight of the...

Pavel Francouz earned his first regular-season victory since March 11, 2020 despite being called upon with the Avalanche trailing by three goals against a strong Toronto Maple Leafs team.

“We’re not losing that easy.” The Avalanche staged a nearly insurmountable comeback to exact...

The Avalanche waited 38 days to exact revenge on the Maple Leafs, who won the first meeting between the two star-studded clubs 8-3 in Toronto.

Nathan MacKinnon only has four goals but his record-breaking playmaking pace tops the NHL

Nathan MacKinnon is on pace to not only eclipse 100 points for the first time in his career, but he could reach 100 assists if his current pace continues all year.

Hockey Mountain High Podcast: Cale Makar Goes National

Hockey Mountain High breaks down the skilled Cale Makar overtime game-winning goal that sent shockwaves through the NHL

He described it as “lucky.” But the rest of the Avalanche saw Cale Makar’s...

Cale Makar helped the Avalanche to a 4-3 overtime victory over the Chicago Blackhawks on Tuesday with the type of highlight-reel goal you rarely see from a defenseman

Deen’s List: Avalanche shake off early rust and two-goal deficit in 4-2 victory over...

The Avalanche rallied from a 2-0 deficit, scoring four straight goals to defeat the Anaheim Ducks 4-2.

Hockey Mountain High Podcast: What a Year It Was

Hockey Mountain High wraps up 2021 with a year in review episode and a look ahead for what's to come for the Avalanche in 2022.

Avalanche, NHL primed for another crammed schedule to close out the regular season

If nothing else changes the Avalanche are going to play their remaining 55 regular-season games in just 117 days.

Hockey Mountain High Podcast: Taxi Squad Ready

Hockey Mountain High is back after an extended NHL holiday break to update everyone on the return of taxi squads, COVID and the sprint to the finish the rest of the way.

Hockey Mountain High Podcast: COVID Protocol

Hockey Mountain High comes to you following Colorado's recent COVID shutdown, which postpones the team's next four games leading to the Christmas holiday.

Avalanche postpone next four games amid COVID outbreak

The Avalanche had five players enter COVID protocol within 48 hours

Numbers game: Tuesday’s 4-2 victory was the Avalanche’s 82nd regular-season game of 2021

The Avalanche have played 82 regular-season games in the calendar year 2021 dating back to opening night of last season's shortened schedule in January

Hockey Mountain High Podcast: Dermy Loves Violence

Hockey Mountain High welcomes back JJ Jerez from his vacation as the band gets back together to chat about Colorado's winning streak and recent stretch of play.

Deen’s List: Kurtis MacDermid drops the gloves with Ryan Reaves in Avalanche’s 4-2 victory...

Colorado defeated the New York Rangers for the second time in six days on a night where two of the last remaining heavyweights in the NHL dropped the gloves at center ice.

Enough is enough: Jacob MacDonald is second player in five days to be stretchered...

Jacob MacDonald was the second NHL player in less than a week to get stretchered off the ice after a hit makes contact with a players head.

Deen’s List: Andre Burakovsky shines in Avalanche’s entertaining 3-2 victory over NHL-best Florida Panthers

The Avalanche defeated the Florida Panthers 3-2 at Ball Arena and forward Andre Burakovsky scored all three goals for the Avs.

Hockey Mountain High Podcast: Avalanche Beat Reporter Roundtable Edition

Hockey Mountain High brings you a special roundtable edition of the podcast featuring three Avalanche beat reporters chatting about all the latest surrounding the team.

Deen’s List: Avalanche score another seven goals but “we haven’t played our best hockey...

The Avalanche scored seven goals for the third straight game in a 7-3 victory against the Detroit Red Wings at Ball Arena.

Darren Helm scores in first meeting against Detroit, the city he called home for...

Darren Helm spent the first 13 years of his career with the Detroit Red Wings. On Friday, Helm scored against his former team in his first meeting against them.

Jacob Trouba’s hit on Nathan MacKinnon is the type of old school hockey the...

While leagues like the NFL have taken steps towards protecting their players, the NHL continues to live by the hockey code. The old-school, outdated...

Deen’s List: Gabriel Landeskog’s leadership takes center stage in 7-3 victory at Madison Square...

The Avalanche hammered the New York Rangers and third-string goalie Adam Huska, scoring seven goals for the fifth time this season to finish the road trip with a 3-1-1 record.

Hockey Mountain High Podcast: Offense

Hockey Mountain High comes to you following the Avalanche's 7-5 victory in Philadelphia with Aarif Deen and guest co-host Patrick Stedman.