Avalanche sign Nichushkin to eight-year contract

The Colorado Avalanche re-signed forward Valeri Nichushkin to an eight-year contract, the team announced on Monday.

Mark Knudson’s 3 Strikes: The Mountain West, Avalanche homegrown goaltenders and sports cancel culture

Is the Mountain West in trouble with conference realignment, Avalanche homegrown goalie issues continue and sports cancel culture is alive.

Hockey Mountain High Podcast: Georgiev In, Kuemper Out

Hockey Mountain High recaps the NHL Draft and the Avalanche's acquisition and signing of goaltender Alexandar Georgiev. The Darcy Kuemper era in Colorado is likely coming to an end in the coming days.



Deen: Handing the reins to Alexandar Georgiev is a risk worth taking for the...

With free agency less than a week away and a number of teams in search of goaltending -- Sakic rolled the dice on a younger, less experienced goalie in Alexandar Georgiev.

Avalanche acquire goalie Alexandar Georgiev from New York Rangers

For the third consecutive season, the Avalanche will have a new No. 1 netminder. Alexandar Georgiev was acquired from the New York Rangers, effectively ending Darcy Kuemper's one-year tenure in Colorado.

Hockey Mountain High Podcast: Draft and Free Agency Preview

Hockey Mountain High comes to you on the eve of the NHL Entry Draft. Aarif and J.J. preview the busy week ahead for the Avalanche and some of the moves they could make in the coming days.

From goaltending to drafting, the successful 2022 Stanley Cup run was anything but traditional...

The 2022 Avalanche run to the Stanley Cup was dominating and led by a goalie that was not drafted by Colorado. Joe Sakic built his team through a number of craft trades and free-agent signings.

Mark Knudson’s 3 Strikes: Buffs back to the Big 12, Apologies to Kroenke and...

This week Mark looks at CU potentially heading back to the Big 12, an apology for Kroenke and Carmelo Anthony's legacy in Denver.

Hockey Mountain High Podcast: Week-long Celebrations

Hockey Mountain High comes to a week after the Avalanche's game six victory over the Tampa Bay Lightning to recap an exciting week of Stanley Cup celebrations.

Glory in Tampa: The Colorado Avalanche are Stanley Cup champions

The Avalanche defeated Tampa Bay in Game 6 to secure their first Stanley Cup in 21 years.

Mark Knudson’s 3 Strikes: Avalanche vs Avalanche, rebuilding Rockies and the Nuggets’ overloaded roster

This Avalanche team made its case for best in franchise history, the Rockies need to make a trade and the Nuggets roster is too crowded.

This Avalanche Stanley Cup is for Super Joe

The Colorado Avalanche are again Stanley Cup champions thanks to the front office maneuvering of Joe Sakic.

Hockey Mountain High Podcast: Stanley Cup Champions

The Avalanche are Stanley Cup champions. Here's Aarif and J.J. from Amalie Arena.

Morning Skate: Avalanche looking to secure Stanley Cup on the road in Game 6

The Avalanche will have their second chance to secure the Stanley Cup on Sunday, this time on the road at Amalie Arena.

Series shifts to Tampa Bay for Game 6 following Avalanche’s 3-2 loss at home

The Avalanche had an opportunity to close out the series but lost 3-2 to the Lightning, shifting the series back to Tampa Bay for Game 6.

Morning Skate: The Stanley Cup is in the building as Avalanche look to close...

The Avalanche can close out the Stanley Cup Final in five games with a victory on Friday. They lead the Tampa Bay Lightning 3-1.

Nazem Kadri’s poetic game winner mired in controversy following Avalanche’s Game 4 victory

Nazem Kadri returned to the lineup and scored perhaps the biggest goal of his career. But following the game, Lightning head coach Jon Cooper was emotional and unhappy over what appeared to be a missed call right before the goal.

Darcy Kuemper made the big saves in Game 4 and helped set up Nazem...

Darcy Kuemper bounced back from an uninspiring Game 3 performance to not only make 37 saves, but play a part in Nazem Kadri's overtime game-winning goal.

Morning Skate: Nazem Kadri a full participant ahead of pivotal Game 4 in Tampa...

The Avalanche could see their second-line center return to the lineup for Wednesday's Game 4 matchup against the Tampa Bay Lightning. Kadri missed the first three games of the Stanley Cup Final rehabing his surgically repaired thumb.

Lightning storm back with 6-2 victory over the Avalanche in Game 3

The Lightning stormed back into the Stanley Cup Final, scoring six goals in the first two periods to defeat the Avalanche 6-2. It's the first time in eight games that the Avs have lost on the road in the playoffs.

Morning Skate: Series shifts to Tampa Bay for crucial Game 3 matchup

The Avs have an opportunity to gain a stranglehold three-game lead in the Stanley Cup Final on Monday.

Mark Knudson’s 3 Strikes: Avalanche still have work to do, Gordon is still RB1...

The Avalanche still have work to do, Melvin Gordon is Broncos RB1 until he's not and the Nuggets should add Sue Bird to the front office.

Avalanche blitz Tampa Bay 7-0 to take 2-0 series lead in Stanley Cup Final

The Avalanche took control from the opening draw, shutting out the Lightning with a dominating 7-0 victory. Colorado has a 2-0 series lead heading into Tampa Bay for Game 3 on Monday.

Morning Skate: Avalanche look to build on Stanley Cup Final series lead in a...

The Avalanche are looking to build on their Game 1 performance against a Lightning team that has a 5-5 record on the road in the playoffs.

Deen’s List: Observations heading into Saturday’s Game 2 at Ball Arena

The Avalanche face a tougher task in Game 2. The Tampa Bay Lightning are 19-1 following a loss in the playoffs since 2020.

Burakovsky is the hero: Avalanche strike first in Stanley Cup Final to take 1-0...

Andre Burakovsky the overtime game-winner on the Avs' first shot to give Colorado a 4-3 victory in Game 1 of the Stanley Cu Final on Wednesday.

Morning Skate: Game 1 is finally here. Avalanche host Tampa Bay in a battle...

Following an eight-day break, the Avalanche are set to finally begin their last chapter of the playoffs as they host the Tampa Bay Lightning for Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final. 
Stanley Cup Final Promos

The Best Avalanche-Lightning Stanley Cup Final Promos

The Stanley Cup Final is set and we've compiled a list of the best Avalanche-Lightning Stanley Cup Final promos. These promos include guaranteed bonuses,...