Monday, October 23, 2017

COLORADO AVALANCHE

Nathan McKinnon is certain his offensive game is on its way

After Nathan McKinnon scored his first goal Tuesday, he's confident he and the rest of the Colorado Avalanche are on track to score many more.

Predators roar back in 4-1 win over Avalanche

The Colorado Avalanche lose back-to-back games for the first time this season against the Nashville Predators, and special-teams play was the decisive factor.

It isn’t just Jared Bednar’s second season behind the Avalanche bench. It’s his second...

During a 4-2 break out of the gate in 2017-18, the Avalanche already has accomplished something it couldn't pull off all of last season...

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Sven (The Reindeer) Andrighetto speedily skating into the Avalanche forefront

Swiss winger is the Avalanche's leading scorer through a surprising 4-1 start, and he was among those breathing easier when the word came that his linemate, Nathan MacKinnon, wasn't seriously injured when taking a stick to the eye area in the first period Friday night.

Avs win third straight as hot start continues

The Colorado Avalanche played their second home game of the year, beating the Anaheim Ducks 3-1 in a physical, hard-fought win.

After a hot start, two things to watch in October

The new-look Avalanche have had a promising start to the season.

Colorado’s short-handed play is putting the Avs ahead

The Colorado Avalanche struggled early on the penalty kill, but defenseman Erik Johnson says they've worked out the kinks.

Fun makes a welcome return to the ice at Pepsi Center

The Colorado Avalanche 2017-18 home opener had it all: A big crowd, a great atmosphere, an Avs win and a whole lot of fun.

With Avalanche off to another 3-1 start, leadership is a ‘core’ issue

If Matt Duchene stays, he must be part of it too. As the Avalanche got younger and faster, and veterans departed, it heightened the obligation for the long-identified six-man core to lead ... in every way.

Avalanche topple Bruins again in home-opening win

The Colorado Avalanche opened up their season at home by beating the Boston Bruins with a six-goal explosion.

It’s now or never for Avalanche captain Gabe Landeskog

Why the 2017-18 campaign feels like a now-or-never season for Avalanche captain Gabriel Landeskog.

Young Gun: Mikko Rantanen scores his way into the Avalanche core

Colorado's leading goal-scorer from the 2016-17 campaign is ready to contribute even more in his second season.

Only three games in, Avs appear to be leaps and bounds better

It’s already apparent this Avalanche team is much improved from the one that took the ice a season ago.