Thursday, June 27, 2019

Joe Sakic’s gamble on Philipp Grubauer has paid off for the Avalanche

The Colorado Avalanche advanced to the Western Conference Semifinals for the first time since 2008 - primarily due to the strong play of Philipp Grubauer.

5 Takeaways: Avs blow out Calgary, advance to Western Conference Semifinals

The Colorado Avalanche advanced to the second round of the playoffs for the first time since 2008.

5 Takeaways: Avalanche mount comeback overtime win to take control of series

Trailing 2-0 with 7 minutes to go, the Avalanche rallied to win in OT thanks to two goals from Mikko Rantanen.

Special teams lead the way in Colorado’s Game 3 victory over the Flames

It was a complete effort in Monday night's victory over Calgary.

Takeaways: Avalanche douse Flames 6-2, MacKinnon and Makar light lamp

The Avs took a 2-1 series lead with Monday night's beatdown of the Flames.

True Star: Nathan MacKinnon shines brightest in Denver

Stars shine. That's what they do. And in Denver, no one shines brighter than Nathan MacKinnon.

Cale Makar signs entry-level contract with Avs

In 2019, the versatile defenseman helped lead the Minutemen to the NCAA Frozen Four Championship Game.

5 Takeaways: MacKinnon’s overtime winner ties the series

The Avs tied the series at a game apiece with Saturday night's win.

5 Takeaways: Avalanche shut out in series opener in Calgary

Colorado now looks up at a 1-0 deficit against the best team in the Western Conference in Calgary. What did we learn from Game 1?
Phillip Grubauer. Credit: Jerome Miron, USA Today Sports.

Avalanche Round 1 X-factor: Philipp Grubauer

With Colorado and Calgary about to go head-to-head tonight, we look at the Avs’ x-factor. Can Grubauer lead Colorado to a playoff series win?