Sunday, February 17, 2019

Tag: joe sakic

What’s wrong with the Colorado Avalanche?

Too much dependency on the top line and inconsistent play on the defensive end could cost the Avs a shot at the playoffs in 2018-19.

Avs’ leading scorer Rantanen named to NHL All-Star Game

Avalanche forward Mikko Rantanen was named to his first All-Star Game on Wednesday.

Avalanche Renaissance

Was last season’s thrilling run to the playoffs a sign of things to come... or was it a fluke?

Avalanche and Patrik Nemeth agree on one-year deal

The Colorado Avalanche announced Thursday that the team has signed defenseman Patrik Nemeth to a one-year contract for the 2018-19 season.

Frei: The risk of staying the course for Avalanche is that...

The Avalanche's free-agency tweaks -- and that's what the Sunday signings of defenseman Ian Cole (above) and winger Matt Calvert were -- underscored something...

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

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.

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.

Gabriel Bourque re-signs with the Avalanche

The Colorado Avalanche announced the club re-signed Gabriel Bourque to a contract through the 2018-19 season.

Frei: Eagles about to fly up a level as Avalanche affiliate

It's a tough job, but somebody has to do it. Besides, Case Keenum doesn't have the time.

Joe Sakic: ‘A lot of kids’ powering the resurgent Avalanche

The transformation of the Avalanche, from rebuilding to postseason, led by the fountain of youth.