Colorado Eagles will become the Colorado Avalanche’s primary AHL affiliate — The Denver Post

The Avalanche will announce an upgraded minor-league partnership with the Loveland-based Colorado Eagles next month, with the current ECHL team becoming the 31st American Hockey League franchise, according to two sources close to the situation. Beginning with the 2018-19 season, the Avs’ top prospects and veterans on assignments will play for the Colorado Eagles out…

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Colorado Avalanche: Ranking Matt Duchene Moments 7 to 9 — Mile High Sticking

Whatever his future, center Matt Duchene has left his mark on the Colorado Avalanche and on Avs fans. Here are some of the top Dutchy moments. The Colorado Avalanche still have center Matt Duchene on their roster. This makes me happy. It’s not just that Duchene is such a likable guy, but I truly believe…

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Colorado Avalanche 10 Reasons to Attend Games: Best Pepsi Center Food — Mile High Sticking

While you’re at Colorado Avalanche games supporting the team and fellow fans, look around for some of the best concessions. Below are some of my recommendations. You don’t go to Colorado Avalanche games for the food. However, eating and drinking are definitely part of your in-game experience. The Pepsi Center offers a wide array of…

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Matt Duchene on trade rumors: “Whatever’s going to happen is gonna happen” — The Denver Post

As trade rumors swirl and Matt Duchene‘s future with the Avalanche is in question, the 26-year-old forward said he is focused on what he can control: his game. During Connor McDavid’s Power Edge Pro Camp Tuesday in Toronto, Duchene told The Sports Network that in regards to his situation, “it is what it is and…

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Colorado Avalanche 30 Under 30: Foundation Prospects — Mile High Sticking

The Colorado Avalanche have three prospects who can serve as the foundation of the team’s youth movement. The Colorado Avalanche are getting younger. That’s what GM Joe Sakic is looking for in this team — he wants younger players. That’s not exactly unusual when a team enters a rebuild like the Colorado Avalanche has. If…

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Colorado Avalanche: Blogging About Team Becomes Platform for One MHS Writer’s Expression — Mile High Sticking

For one of my lasts posts as co-editor of MHS, and about the Colorado Avalanche, it only seems fitting to write about my co-editor Nadia Archuleta, the one who got me started at MHS. When I applied to Mile High Sticking and to write about the Colorado Avalanche, I never thought I’d actually get hired.…

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Colorado Avalanche 10 Reasons to Attend Games: Home Ice Advantage — Mile High Sticking

Reason #10: While it may be difficult being a Colorado Avalanche fan right now, support Avs Nation by attending games at the Pepsi Center. It’s tough being a Colorado Avalanche fan these days. The team is in a full rebuild. As Maple Leafs coach Mike Babcock once famously warned, there is pain coming. What makes…

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