Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Avs continue to bolster defense, claim Nemeth on waivers from Dallas

Two days out from the start of the 2017-18 season, the Colorado Avalanche are staying active in an effort to bolster their blue line.

Chugging the Kool-Aid

As the preseason comes to a close, hosts J.J. Jerez and Zach Fogg break down what they expect the final Avalanche roster to look like, and evaluate them in all three facets: defense, forwards and goaltending.

TBT: Don Cherry looks back at his time with the original Colorado Rockies

Throwback Thursday: Woody Paige interviews hockey icon and former Colorado Rockies head coach Don Cherry.

A healthy Varlamov can have the Avs believing again

Finally healthy, Semyon Varlamov looks to find his swagger once more as the Avalanche starter.

Mark Barberio helps Avalanche rookies stay composed

Mark Barberio's calm, composed play will prove valuable for the Avalanche in the coming season as they look to get back on track after their franchise-worst record last season.

The bar is set high for top prospect J.T. Compher

There have been high hopes surrounding Colorado Avalanche center J.T. Compher for quite some time. This season, he looks ready to deliver.

Joe Sakic’s summer to save the Colorado Avalanche

Avalanche GM Joe Sakic had one job after last season ended: Trade Matt Duchene. Somehow, Duchene is still on the Avs and Sakic won the summer.

Avalanche goaltending coach Jussi Parkkila playing major role in Varlamov’s excitement

In his short time with the Colorado Avalanche, newly-acquired goaltending coach Jussi Parkkila has been rubbing everyone the right way.

Avs’ youngsters shine in annual ‘Burgundy and White’ scrimmage

While goalie Semyon Varlamov didn't have the best 'Burgundy and White' scrimmage... but more than a few youngsters on Team White most certainly did.

Avalanche relying on young defense for upcoming season

Young and younger, the Avalanche's crop of defensemen will be the key to the franchise's long-term hopes.