Friday, September 21, 2018

Five centers the Colorado Avalanche could target in the draft

The Colorado Avalanche are doing just fine when it comes to centers, but their farm system could definitely use a boost. Here are five centers they could target in the draft

Should the Avalanche consider shopping Semyon Varlamov?

Semyon Varlamov is a talented goaltender, and at times he's single-handedly carried the Avalanche to success, but it might be time the two parted ways

Frei: A tale of two Avalanche All-Stars, past and present

As the Avalanche went into the All-Star break with a two-game losing streak that does nothing to diminish the magnitude of its recovery season (DON'T PANIC!), Nathan MacKinnon headed off to Tampa as Colorado's only representative on the Central Division roster at the All-Star Game. If it could only be one, that choice was obvious, wasn't it? It wasn't a year ago.

Frei: All Aboard! The Avalanche bandwagon is gaining momentum

Banished since the amazing 112-point season under Patrick Roy in 2013-14 -- an accomplishment diminished by the first-round playoff collapse against the Wild -- the excitement, the energy and the rush to get back aboard the Avalanche bandwagon all have returned in Colorado.

Frei: NHL and Avs will go back to work, not to Olympics, and DU’s...

As the NHL staged its All-Star weekend, with Nathan MacKinnon as the Avalanche representative on the Central Division roster, one of the side stories was where the league's elite players are not headed in the upcoming weeks. They're not headed for South Korea.

Avs’ 10-game winning streak ends on second night of road back-to-back

A tired Avs team could not rally to beat Carey Price and the Montreal Canadiens, ending Colorado's stunning 10-game win streak.

Avs make it 10 straight, double up Toronto to open season-long road trip

Colorado is yet to lose in 2018. The team's 10-game winning streak is the second-longest in club history.

Avs limp into All-Star break with second consecutive loss

The Colorado Avalanche drop second straight ahead of All-Star weekend.

Avs must rely on more than just MacKinnon as lengthy road trip gears up

The Avs have the NHL's No. 2 scorer in Nathan MacKinnon, who's as hot as any player in the league right now, but defense will be the key to surviving the next month on the road.

Nathan MacKinnon joins elite group of Avs with second All-Star selection

Colorado Avalanche forward Nathan MacKinnon has just accomplished something no Avs player has managed to do since Joe Sakic.