Colorado Avalanche Must Find Road Identity in Minnesota — Mile High Sticking

The Colorado Avalanche need at least a point, preferably two, against the (hated) Minnesota Wild. It’s down to the wire for the Colorado Avalanche. I’m not talking about the playoffs or how few overall games the Avs have. I’m talking about the road games. Including tonight, Colorado has seven more games on the road. It’s…

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Colorado Avalanche: Catching up with Defensive Prospects — Mile High Sticking

The Colorado Avalanche defensive prospects are getting themselves sorted out with relation to their NHL careers. Colorado Avalanche defensive prospects are figuring out what’s in store for their NHL careers. The first order of business is that the Avalanche have signed one of their prospects, Conor Timmins, to an entry-level contract. The contract starts next…

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MacKinnon Reaches Career First With 30-Goal Mark — CBS Denver

DENVER (AP) — It seems nothing can stop Nathan MacKinnon during what’s been a career year. Not a shoulder injury that cost him eight games, and certainly not the Minnesota Wild. MacKinnon had two goals and three assists, Mikko Rantanen had a goal and three assists and the Avalanche beat Minnesota 7-1 on Friday night.…

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Duncan Siemens’ broken nose signifies NHL progress for former Avalanche first-round pick — The Denver Post

Avalanche defenseman Duncan Siemens’ nose shifted and swelled late Wednesday following a 5-2 victory that included several closed fist punches to his face from Calgary winger Tanner Glass during a first-period fight inside Pepsi Center. Team doctors later examined Siemens’ nose, then pushed on it till they heard a distinct … pop. “I actually thought…

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Colorado Avalanche Blueprint for the Immediate Future — Mile High Sticking

The development of the Colorado Avalanche’s rebuild is going very well. Hopefully the team stays on track to build toward future success. The Colorado Avalanche rebuild is going better than most of us expected, I daresay. One year after being the butt of the NHL, the Avs are legitimately gunning for a playoff berth. They surpassed last…

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MacKinnon, Barrie Help Avs Beat Flames 5-2 — CBS Denver

DENVER (AP) — The Colorado Avalanche were playing out the string a year ago. With 19 games left in this season they’re battling for their first playoff berth in four years. “It’s a complete 180. We had nothing to play for last year at this time and this year we have everything to play,” center…

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Colorado Avalanche: Duncan Siemens and his First NHL Goal — Mile High Sticking

Colorado Avalanche defenseman Duncan Siemens has finally scored an NHL goal, and hopefully his play is earning him a legitimate shot at making the team. Colorado Avalanche defenseman Duncan Siemens earned his first NHL goal last night in the game against the Calgary Flames, and it was a heartwarming thing. Siemens has only 10 NHL…

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