Sunday, October 22, 2017

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.

Duchene reports to Avalanche, but a breakup appears imminent

Avalanche GM Joe Sakic's leverage in any potential Matt Duchene trade vanished on the first day of training camp.

2017 Prospect Showcase: Taking a look at the good and the bad

Young stars were shining for the Avalanche at the Prospect Showcase, but wins proved elusive.

Hedjuk’s sweater to hang amongst Avalanche greats

Milan Hedjuk, the longest-tenured player in Avalanche history, will have his jersey retired by the team next January.

Avalanche hoping for success with revamped offense

The continued growth of three young draft products and the addition of a pair of free-agent forwards have things looking up for the Avalanche offense.
Trading Matt Duchene

PODCAST: Avalanche center Matt Duchene is in limbo, but the end is in sight

Everyone knows that Matt Duchene will be dealt -- so why hasn't it happened yet?

Jonathan Bernier provides extra cushion in goal for Avalanche

After losing Calvin Pickard to the Vegas Golden Knights, the Avalanche now have a veteran goalie duo capable of shaking things up.