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Wild Top Avalanche In Almost Scoreless Game

AP | Posted 11.18.2011 | Denver

ST. PAUL, Minn. -- Niklas Backstrom stopped 27 shots for his second shutout of the season, and Devin Setoguchi scored the game's only goal with 2:31 l...

NHL Player Scores Goal With Amazing Move

Huffington Post | Dan Treadway | Posted 11.16.2011 | Sports

Although it is usually cited for its brutality, when played at the highest level, hockey can be a sport of remarkable finesse. Exhibit A: Matt Duc...

WATCH: Duchene's Amazing Between-The-Legs Score

AP | By WILL GRAVES | Posted 11.16.2011 | Denver

PITTSBURGH -- James Neal had a goal and two assists as the Pittsburgh Penguins rallied past the Colorado Avalanche 6-3 on Tuesday night. Jordan Staal...

...And The New Avs Captain Is?

AP | Posted 11.14.2011 | Denver

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. -- The Colorado Avalanche have settled on a leader, picking veteran forward Milan Hejduk (MEE'-lahn HAY'-dook) to serve as team capta...

Avalanche Can't Shake The Slump

AP | By LARRY LAGE | Posted 01.09.2012 | Denver

DETROIT -- Johan Franzen scored three goals, and the suddenly potent Detroit Red Wings rolled to a 5-2 win over the Colorado Avalanche on Tuesday nigh...

Avs Melted By Flames' Shot Blocking

AP | Posted 01.07.2012 | Denver

DENVER -- The Calgary Flames reached the .500 mark Sunday, but if they played the Colorado Avalanche more often they might have the best record in the...

'Hard To Win Hockey Games When You Aren't Scoring Goals'

AP | By PAT GRAHAM | Posted 01.03.2012 | Denver

DENVER -- Coyotes goalie Mike Smith paraded around the dressing room with a flashy replica of a championship belt slung over his right shoulder. It w...

Avs Win First Home Game Of The Season

AP | Posted 12.30.2011 | Denver

DENVER -- After the final horn sounded and the Colorado Avalanche had won their first home game of the season, the players stood at center ice and rai...

Despite 40 Shots On Goal, Oilers Top Avalanche

AP | Posted 12.29.2011 | Denver

DENVER -- Colorado peppered Edmonton goalie Devan Dubnyk with shots aplenty and had next to nothing to show for it. Dubnyk had a season-high 40 saves...

Avs Were One Game Short Of Franchise Record

AP | Posted 12.27.2011 | Denver

CALGARY, Alberta -- It's taken a month for rookie Roman Horak to give the Calgary Flames a glimpse of the player who impressed them so much during the...

Avalanche Winning Streak Ends At Five

AP | Posted 12.21.2011 | Denver

DENVER — Patrick Sharp broke a tie early in the third period and the Chicago Blackhawks went on to beat Colorado 3-1 on Thursday night, snapping...

Overtime Goal Gives Avs A Boost

AP | Posted 12.18.2011 | Denver

TORONTO — David Jones scored 1:11 into overtime to give the Colorado Avalanche a 3-2 victory over the Toronto Maple Leafs on Monday night. Jone...

Duchene's Shootout Goal Gives Avs The Win

AP | By RUSTY MILLER | Posted 12.13.2011 | Denver

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Gabriel Landeskog scored his first NHL goal with 40 seconds left and Matt Duchene's shootout goal was the difference in the Colorado...

Avs Retire Sweater Of Legend

AP | By PAT GRAHAM | Posted 12.09.2011 | Denver

DENVER -- The return of Peter Forsberg to the ice instantly revved up the crowd. Just like old times, even if he was wearing a suit instead of a swea...

Avs Preseason Off To Rough Start

AP | Posted 11.30.2011 | Denver

ST. LOUIS — T.J. Oshie scored a tiebreaking power-play in the third period and the St. Louis Blues beat the Colorado Avalanche 3-1 in a preseaso...

Kings Blank Avs In Preseason

AP | Posted 11.29.2011 | Denver

DENVER -- Anze Kopitar scored three goals in the Los Angeles Kings' 6-0 victory over the Colorado Avalanche in a preseason game Wednesday night. Two ...

Avs Mueller Can Finally Focus On Hockey, Instead Of His Head

AP | By PAT GRAHAM | Posted 11.18.2011 | Denver

DENVER -- For the first time in quite a while, Colorado Avalanche forward Peter Mueller's focus is on hockey instead of his head. So antsy for the st...

Avs Sign Two Star Forwards

AP | Posted 09.12.2011 | Denver

DENVER -- The Colorado Avalanche have signed forwards T.J. Galiardi and Patrick Rissmiller to one-year contracts. Financial terms of the deal, announ...

Avs To Retire Forsberg's No. 21 Before Season Opener

AP | Posted 08.30.2011 | Denver

DENVER — The Colorado Avalanche will retire Peter Forsberg's number before the season opener on Oct. 8 against the Detroit Red Wings. Forsberg'...

Avs Sign Forward David Jones To One-Year Contract

AP | Posted 08.30.2011 | Denver

DENVER — The Colorado Avalanche have signed forward David Jones to a one-year contract. Jones is coming off his most productive season, setting...

Owner of Nuggets, Avs & Rapids Takes Over Arsenal

AP | By ROB HARRIS | Posted 07.30.2011 | Denver

LONDON -- Arsenal has received approval from the Premier League for American Stan Kroenke to take control of the club. Kroenke, who also owns the NFL...

Nuggets, Avs Owner Mounts Full Takeover Bid For Arsenal

AP | ROB HARRIS | Posted 06.11.2011 | Denver

LONDON — American sports tycoon Stan Kroenke promises to make Arsenal a champion again. Kroenke secured a controlling stake that clears the way...

DONE

AP | PAT GRAHAM | Posted 06.08.2011 | Sports

DENVER — Hard-hitting defenseman Adam Foote remained a tough guy to the end. Even in front of a room full of family, friends and teammates, the...

NHL Player's Face Sliced By Opponent's Skate

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

In the first period of Colorado's 5-1 loss to Edmonton on Wednesday night, Avalanche defenseman Ryan O'Byrne had to leave early due to a bloody injury...

NHL Great Retires After Two Games

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

You can call him the Brett Favre of hockey. Widely regarded as one of the NHL's most complete players, Peter Forsberg has long been wavering back a...