Friday, April 26, 2019

Takeaways: Avs bounce back from slow start, secure crucial point in St. Louis

Colorado struggled early but found a way to force the game into overtime Monday night.
Phillip Grubauer. Credit: Gary A. Vasquez, USA TODAY Sports.

Avs relying on strong play from Philipp Grubauer as club pushes for the postseason

The 27-year-old goaltender has usurped Semyon Varlamov as Colorado's primary starter down the stretch, and has played out of his mind in the process.

Analyzing the Avalanche forwards down the stretch

As the Avalanche make their final push for a playoff spot, the play of the forwards will be vital.

5 takeaways: Avalanche defeat Coyotes in shootout

On the back end of a two-game homestand, the Avalanche escape with two points against the Arizona Coyotes to sit a little more comfortably in the final wild card spot in the Western Conference.

Shane Bowers reportedly set to sign with Avalanche

A key piece of the Matt Duchene trade, Shane Bowers is expected to leave Boston University and sign with the Avalanche.

5 takeaways: Avalanche hold off Golden Knights in crucial home victory

The Colorado Avalanche remain in the final playoff spot thanks to a 4-3 win over the Las Vegas Golden Knights.

Takeaways: Avs hold on for one point in overtime loss to Blackhawks

Colorado battled but couldn't find a way to beat Chicago in overtime. The point was still important for the Avalanche's playoff hopes.

4 observations: Secondary scorers propel Avalanche to 4-2 victory over Blackhawks

Four takeaways from Colorado's crucial home victory over the Avalanche. Colorado and Chicago will face off again on Sunday at the United Center.
Phillip Grubauer. Credit: Jerome Miron, USA Today Sports.

Grubauer, defense help Avalanche beat Stars 3-1

Grubauer was brilliant in the must-win game for the Avs which kept their playoff hopes alive.

Five Takeaways: Avs crawl back into playoff picture with 3-1 win over Wild

The Avalanche desperately needed two points in Minnesota on Tuesday night.