Tuesday, November 21, 2017

COLORADO AVALANCHE

Mikko Rantanen isn’t rattled by Avs’ unorthodox schedule

Colorado Avalanche forward Mikko Rantanen is ready to get back to a normal NHL schedule after international travel and a lot of rest.

Post-trade: On Girard and Kamenev

Following a blockbuster trade, the question now is whether the NHL's second-youngest team will be able to remain competitive the rest of the season.

Haul for Duchene only works if Sakic strikes gold in draft

After trading Matt Duchene, the Avalanche need to strike gold in the draft in order to make the deal worthwhile.

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Avs’ continued turnaround hinges on playing well at Pepsi Center

Former voice of the Avs Norm Jones says maintaining home-ice advantage is crucial if Colorado is going to stay competitive.

PODCAST: Matt Who-chene?

Avalanche Talk looks at how life has been without Matt Duchene and what the future holds with newcomer Samuel Girard.

Avalanche swept in Global Series finale; Swedes score eight points

The Colorado Avalanche wrap up the Global series weekend with another loss to the Ottawa Senators, but leave Sweden with one point.

Avalanche fall to Senators in OT to open NHL Global Series

The Avalanche lost 4-3 in overtime to the Senators after a back-and-forth affair at the Ericsson Globe in Stockholm, Sweden.

Kerfoot adapts to NHL while looking to fill Duchene’s vacated role

With Matt Duchene out of the picture, several young centers are ready to emerge. Even though he's still adapting to the NHL game, Alex Kerfoot looks to fill that role for the Colorado Avalanche.

A farewell to the faulty Matt Duchene era

Matt Duchene was supposed to be the next great Avalanche forward. Instead, his time in Denver was full of bad teams and disappointment.

MORNING MINUTE: A tale of two trades

The Avalanche got a deal done for Matt Duchene and landed a haul of players and picks. The Nuggets could have made a move on Eric Bledsoe, but didn't.

Tyson Barrie thriving with revamped Avalanche

After Matt Duchene's trade to Ottawa, Tyson Barrie may serve as mentor to Samuel Girard, the most likely player acquired to make an immediate impact for the Avalanche.

LOOK: Matt Duchene bids farewell to the Avalanche

After being traded to the Ottawa Senators, Matt Duchene penned a goodbye note to the Avs organization, his teammates and fans.

It was a rather depressing weekend for Colorado sports fans

When the final whistles blew on Sunday, Colorado teams were a paltry 3-10 on the weekend - with one moral victory to claim.