Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Frei: Wait … Haven’t we heard this before about the Avalanche net?

I actually think the best stories for the Avalanche in 2018-19 would be Nathan MacKinnon proving his Hart Trophy-caliber season was a breakout and not a one-year fluke; the other young talent continuing to improve; and that Varlamov defying the doubters, coming back strong from the knee injury and avoiding any recurrences of his infamous groin issues.

LOOK: Matt Duchene, Egg McMuffins and a wedding weekend in Vail

Amid swirling trade rumors surrounding the Colorado Avalanche center, Matt Duchene married his fiancé last weekend in Vail. 

Altitude Sports announces new Avalanche announcers

Mark Moser will be the Avs new play-by-play man on television while they hired a new man, Conor McGahey, to call games on the radio.

Jared Bednar’s bunch just made Avalanche history

No Avalanche team has ever done what head coach Jared Bednar's bunch just did with their victory over the San Jose Sharks on Tuesday.

With Avalanche off to another 3-1 start, leadership is a ‘core’ issue

If Matt Duchene stays, he must be part of it too. As the Avalanche got younger and faster, and veterans departed, it heightened the obligation for the long-identified six-man core to lead ... in every way.

Avs’ uninspiring goaltending situation just got worse

The Vegas Golden Knights jumped on Calvin Pickard in the expansion draft, leaving the Avalanche with Semyon Varlamov and many questions.

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.

Avs’ Gabriel Landeskog was really, really excited after winning IIHF gold

Following Sweden's 2-1 shootout victory in the IIHF worlds gold medal game, Landeskog was so excited he dropped some potentially NSFW language.

Mike Haynes was the championship voice of the Avalanche

Mike Haynes was the Colorado Avalanche's originally radio play-by-play broadcaster and the narrator for the team's biggest moments. Hayne's resigned from his job at Altitude TV this week, but leaves behind a legacy linked to Avs greatness.

Avalanche sign Bourque, Girard and Siemens to one-year deals

Forwards Gabriel Bourque and Felix Girard and defenseman Duncan Siemens signed one-year contracts for the 2017-18 campaign.