Tag: Mikko Rantanen

The Force is strong with these posts from Colorado sports teams

May the fourth be with you, loyal Mile High Sports readers. On this day, dubbed Star Wars Day, we all get to celebrate our inner nerd.

HIGHLIGHTS: Mikko Rantanen reaches 20-goal mark in season finale

The 20-year-old Rantanen also had an assist to mark a solid night, despite suffering a 3-2 loss to the St. Louis Blues.

Mikko Rantanen day-to-day after being hit with puck in pregame skate

Also currently out with lower-body injuries are forward Blake Comeau and rookie defenseman Anton Lindholm.

Mikko Rantanen shines in Colorado Avalanche’s loss to Edmonton Oilers

After a defensive collapse in the third, the Avalanche fell to the Oilers, 7-4. Rookie forward Mikko Rantanen, was perhaps the lone bright spot of the night.

HIGHLIGHTS: Peter Budaj helps deliver record-tying win over Avs

Budaj made 24 saves on 25 shots Tuesday to secure head coach Darryl Sutter's 215 win as head coach of the Los Angeles Kings.

Avalanche lose Nikita Zadorov for the season due to fractured ankle

In this lost 2016-17 campaign, the Avalanche took another hit on Monday; losing the heavy-hitting Nikita Zadorov for the season to a fractured ankle.

Thunderstruck by Tampa Bay, Avalanche must explore change

To improve, to get consistent performances, the Avalanche need to accept the status of their team and, with an eye on the future, finally pull the trigger.

HIGHLIGHTS: Drouin strikes for Lightning in OT at Pepsi Center

The Avalanche were hoping lightning could strike twice in overtime, but it was the Lightning that struck for the OT-winner.

HIGHLIGHTS: Rantanen’s rocket wins it in OT to end latest skid

Mikko Rantanen ripped a slap shot past Cam Ward with under a minute remaining in overtime to deliver a 2-1 win for the Colorado Avalanche.

HIGHLIGHTS: Rantanen’s hat trick, Pickard’s shutout lead Avs past Montreal

The Avalanche skated to an impressive 4-0 win over Montreal Tuesday to record their 15th win and only their third set of back-to-back wins on the season.