Wednesday, November 21, 2018

HIGHLIGHTS: Avs can’t dig out of big hole despite MacKinnon’s big night

Nathan MacKinnon had a shorthanded goal and an assist, but it was not enough to overcome an early 3-0 deficit in Dallas on Thursday.

HIGHLIGHTS: Avs bounce back on two goals from Matt Duchene

Eight different Avalanche players tallied points in the win, but the night belonged to Matt Duchene and goaltender Calvin Pickard.

From storybook to sour ending: Matt Duchene heads to Ottawa

The Avalanche pulled off a haul. To call it a steal requires faith in the Avalanche's ability to judge the potential of prospects, including those of other teams, and to make the most of draft choices. The organization's recent track record there is mixed. So I won't go there. Not yet.
Development Camp

2016 NHL Entry Draft Recap: Colorado Avalanche add size, smarts with six picks

The Colorado Avalanche had their eyes fixed on the future over the weekend, as they added to prospect pool at the 2016 NHL Entry Draft

And the Nathan MacKinnon answer is …

On November 2, my commentary on a certain Avalanche 22-year-old center was headlined: "Why can't Nathan MacKinnon do that every night?" It included those quote...
Alexander Radulov

Are the Avalanche planning on adding Alexander Radulov this summer?

Radulov recently rejected a contract extension offer with his eyes set on attempting a return to the NHL. That return very well may come in burgundy and blue.

Iginla lifts Avalanche over Senators

Semyon Varlamov was spectacular again and Jarome Iginla collected two goals as the Colorado Avalanche beat the Ottawa Senators 5-2
Calvin Pickard

Calvin Pickard is having a blast and improving everyday

He may not be getting the starts he wants, but Calvin Pickard's drive to improve has never been better
Nathan MacKinnon, credit: Ron Chenoy, USA TODAY Sports.

Five observations from Avs 6-3 comeback victory over Senators

Here are five observations from the Avs thrilling comeback victory against Matt Duchene and the Ottawa Senators.

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.