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Hockey Mountain High Podcast: NHL Offseason Insanity

Hockey Mountain High podcast breaks down an insane four days around the NHL with the expansion draft, trades, the NHL draft and Cale Makar's new contract with the Avs.

Avalanche ink Cale Makar to six-year, $54 million deal

The defenseman will be an unrestricted free agent at the conclusion of his contract.

Avalanche use 28th pick in 2021 NHL Draft to select Oskar Olausson

The Avalanche drafted Swedish forward Oskar Olausson 28th overall in the NHL Draft.

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Avalanche release 2021-22 regular-season schedule, host Chicago on Oct. 13

The Avalanche open its 2021-22 season at Ball Arena against the Chicago Blackhawks

Matt Calvert announces retirement after 11 NHL seasons, three with the Avalanche

Matt Calvert spent the last three seasons of his career with the Colorado Avalanche.

Avalanche lose Joonas Donskoi to Seattle Kraken in expansion draft

Joonas Donskoi joins the Seattle Kraken as part of the expansion draft

Avalanche’s protected list revealed; Gabriel Landeskog among notable omissions

The Kraken will have three days of exclusive negotiating rights with Gabriel Landeskog.

Hockey Mountain High Podcast: The Landeskog Marriage

Hockey Mountain High breaks down the Gabriel Landeskog marriage and the protected list ahead of Wednesday's expansion draft.

Avalanche release 2021 preseason schedule, will open at T-Mobile Arena on Sep. 28

The Avs will open its preseason campaign at Vegas on Sep. 28

Avalanche send Ryan Graves to New Jersey for pick, prospect

Ryan Graves was likely going to be selected by the Seattle Kraken in the expansion draft.

Avalanche’s cap space will be less than $81.5 million in 2021-22

The Avalanche will have less than $80 million in cap space

Erik Johnson waiving no-movement clause gives Avalanche options before Seattle expansion draft

Erik Johnson waiving his no-movement clause means Joe Sakic and the Avalanche can protect their top three defensemen

Deen: The Avalanche should give captain Gabriel Landeskog an eight-year deal

The Avs are in their window to win over the next number of years. And in order to save on cap space, Sakic should offer Landeskog maximum term in exchange for a lower cap number.

Hockey Mountain High Podcast: Expansion Draft & Seth Jones

Hockey Mountain High creates its very own Expansion Draft protection for the Avalanche before chatting about the Seth Jones trade rumors.

Hockey Mountain High Podcast: An Avalanche of Hypotheticals

Listen to "An Avalanche of Hypotheticals" on Spreaker. Aarif and JJ are back with the first 2021 offseason edition of the podcast. The guys start...

Avalanche organization responds to racist and Islamophobic comments toward Nazem Kadri

Nazem Kadri, who is of Lebanese-Canadian heritage and a practicing Muslim, played two of the Avalanche's 10 playoff games.

Did the Avalanche miss out on THE SHOT for the Stanley Cup?

That elusive Stanley Cup championship feels more like an extreme-heat induced mirage in the far-off distance, dancing in the waves of gas leaping from the pavement. So close and yet so far away.

Hockey Mountain High Podcast: Season Ends

Hockey Mountain High breaks down the Avalanche's season-ending loss to the Vegas Golden Knights last Thursday and quickly looks back at the 2021 season that was.

For Avalanche, another Stanley Cup that got away

For the Avalanche, this was the Stanley Cup that got away. But Colorado can’t stand still, they must move forward after the devastating series loss to the Golden Knights.

Deen’s List: Avalanche’s season comes to a screeching halt

The Avalanche's 2021 campaign has come to a screeching halt after dropping their fourth consecutive game to the Vegas Golden Knights in the second round.
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Avalanche vs. Golden Knights Game 6 Odds, Prediction, Pick (June 10, 2021)

Avalanche vs. Golden Knights Game 6 betting odds, pick, and prediction with full analysis for this NHL Playoffs matchup on June 10, 2021.

The Avs have done it before, can they do it again?

OK, Avalanche fans. Not that you needed it, but now you have my permission to ... PANIC!

It’s not over yet, but it’s all or nothing time for the Avalanche

On a night when everything was pointing toward an Avalanche victory, Vegas found a way. Turnovers in the third period turned into markers for the enemy and then it came down to the next-goal-wins moments of overtime.

Deen’s List: Avalanche blow 2-0 lead in Game 5 and the series, head to...

The Avalanche head to Vegas for Game 6 on Sunday with their backs against the wall after blowing a two-goal lead in Game 5 at Ball Arena.
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Avalanche vs. Golden Knights Game 5 Odds, Prediction, Pick (June 8, 2021)

Golden Knights vs. Avalanche Game 4 betting odds, pick, and prediction with full analysis for this NHL Playoffs matchup on June 8, 2021.

Hockey Mountain High Podcast: The Pressure Is on

Hockey Mountain High: Your go-to Avalanche Podcast on the Avalanche's two underwhelming performances in Vegas over the weekend.

For Avalanche fans, there’s no reason to panic

Success requires resilience. Winning the Cup is about a body of work and not single games. In many cases, it's about earning home-ice -- and taking advantage of it, even if home losses are sprinkled in along the way, requiring a few wins on the road.

Deen’s List: Avalanche return to Ball Arena tied 2-2 after another underwhelming showing in...

We didn't really expect this to be easy, did we? The Avalanche were feeling good Friday morning. They had a 2-0 series lead (6-0 in...