Wednesday, October 18, 2017

HIGHLIGHTS: Avs drop penultimate game of 2016-17 in shootout

Dallas scored one goal in each period of regulation and scored the only goal in the shootout to close the season 4-1 against Colorado.

Though he likely can’t watch, DU alum Patrick Wiercioch rooting for the Pioneers

On Saturday, at 6:00 p.m. MT, Denver will take on Minnesota-Duluth in the NCAA CHampionship game. The Avalanche are also playing at 6.

Barrie, Duchene, MacKinnon and Pickard to play for Canada at Worlds

"It would be great to go over there and win one more time," Duchene told Mile High Sports. "Hopefully next year, it will be a playoff run instead."

DU captain Will Butcher wins Hobey Baker award as NCAA’s top player

Butcher is the sixth defenseman to win the Hobey Baker Award. He is also the second Pioneer, joining defenseman Matt Carle, who captured the trophy in 2006.

Broadcaster Colby Cohen talks Pioneers, previews National Championship

"It’s hard to bet against Denver right now," Cohen, who will be calling the game, told Sean Walsh and T.J. Carpenter. "They’re fun to watch."

Avalanche rookie Tyson Jost notches first career goal in loss to the Wild

Just one week after the Avalanche decided to give him a shot, Tyson Jost is already making waves in a Colorado uniform after scoring in Thursday's game.

Avalanche end home slate on a low note after questionable call

Despite what looked to be a solid game-tying goal late in the last period, the refs ruled against the Avs as the Wild went on to win on Thursday night.

Recovering from surgeries on both hips, Varlamov expects to be ready for camp

“Right now, it’s just a long rehab," Varlamov said on Thursday. "Rehab is going very well. I’m sure the problem is behind [me]."

Avalanche prospects Butcher and Morrison set to battle in Frozen Four

Pioneers defenseman Will Butcher figures to log major minutes, and will likely draw several shifts against the Irish's top line, which features Cam Morrison.

Duchene feels NHL’s Olympic decision is ‘posturing,’ proclaims ‘it’s not over’

"It’s not over," Duchene told Mile HIgh Sports. "I think it’s a posturing move. I think, hopefully now, the real talks can start."