• DENVER, CO. - MARCH 29: Colorado Avalanche center, Matt Duchene, skates back to the bench moments after getting colliding with Jamie McGinn,  early in the first period against the San Jose Sharks Saturday afternoon at the Pepsi Center March 29, 2014. Duchene sat the bench momentarily and then headed into the locker room a knee injury. (Photo By Andy Cross / The Denver Post)

    Matt Duchene Likely Out For Entire First Round Series

    According to head coach Patrick Roy, the Colorado Avalanche don’t expect to have their leading scorer Matt Duchene available at any point during their first round series with the Minnesota Wild. ...

  • MacKinnon

    Rookie Post-Season Primer

    It’s no secret that to be a Stanley Cup contender, a team needs experience. The post-season is unforgiving. Any team that’s going to survive needs veterans who can lead their teammates...

  • Koivu Landeskog

    3 Rounds Preview: Avalanche vs Wild

    3 Rounds is a three-part series.  Writers select what they feel is the most important individual match-up in the upcoming playoff series and give it an in-depth preview. The second piece...

  • Colorado Avalanche v Edmonton Oilers

    Internet Hotstove: Colorado Avalanche

    Internet Hotstove is a series where Last Word On Sports asks the opinions of respected bloggers from around the internet about their team’s chances in the 2013-14 NHL Playoffs. The goal...

  • Minnesota Wild v Los Angeles Kings

    Internet Hotstove: Minnesota Wild

    Internet Hotstove is a series where Last Word On Sports asks the opinions of respected bloggers from around the internet about their team’s chances in the 2013-14 NHL Playoffs. The goal...

  • VANCOUVER, BC - APRIL 10: Gabriel Landeskog #92 of the Colorado Avalanche fires a shot on goalie Jacob Markstrom #35 of the Vancouver Canucks during the third period in NHL action on April 10, 2014 at Rogers Arena in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Dan Hamhuis #2 of the Vancouver Canucks tries to help defend on the play.  (Photo by Rich Lam/Getty Images)

    Captain Gabriel Landeskog Leads The Young Avalanche

    The Colorado Avalanche are going to the playoffs. That is a phrase that hasn’t been typed, read, or said much over the last half decade. In fact, the last time Colorado...

  • Jack Adams Award

    The Top Three Candidates for the 2013-2014 Jack Adams Award

    The Jack Adams Award is presented annually to the NHL coach who has “adjudged to have contributed the most to his team’s success”, as determined by the NHLBA (National Hockey League Broadcaster’s...

  • DENVER, CO. - MARCH 29: Colorado Avalanche center, Matt Duchene, skates back to the bench moments after getting colliding with Jamie McGinn,  early in the first period against the San Jose Sharks Saturday afternoon at the Pepsi Center March 29, 2014. Duchene sat the bench momentarily and then headed into the locker room a knee injury. (Photo By Andy Cross / The Denver Post)

    Matt Duchene out for approximately four weeks

    After clinching a playoff spot this weekend, the Colorado Avalanche received bad news as they lost leading scorer Matt Duchene for approximately four weeks in that playoff clinching win over the...

  • DENVER, CO. - MARCH 29: Colorado Avalanche teammates swarm goalie, Semyon Varlamov, upper right corner, celebrating their  victory over the San Jose Sharks at the Pepsi Center Saturday afternoon, March 29, 2014. The Av's won 3-2 securing a playoff spot with the win. (Photo By Andy Cross / The Denver Post)

    A Playoff Loss Would Benefit The Colorado Avalanche Long Term

    With a 3-2 win Saturday over the San Joe Sharks, the Colorado Avalanche have officially clinched a spot in the 2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs. This validates this season as both an...

  • St Louis Blues v Colorado Avalanche

    P.A. Parenteau Out 4-6 Weeks With Leg Injury

    The Colorado Avalanche have suffered another injury. The team will be without forward P.A. Parenteau for the next four to six weeks, coach Patrick Roy said Tuesday after a team workout...

  • Spencer Martin

    Invterview with Spencer Martin, Steelheads Goalie and Avalanche Prospect

    Spencer Martin is the starting goalie for the Mississauga Steelheads and was a third round pick (63rd overall) for the Colorado Avalanche in the 2013 NHL Entry-Draft.  He’s undoubtedly been the...

  • Avalanche

    Colorado Avalanche Should Aim For Division Crown

    The Colorado Avalanche are a team that has personified the word, “change”, more than any other over the last 365 days of the year. Their renovations have included a new head...

  • thomas vanek

    NHL Trade Bait: The Forwards

    The NHL’s Olympic Roster Freeze has now been lifted, and teams have until 3:00 p.m. on March 5th to make their moves before the NHL’s trade deadline.  This is expected to...

  • Milan Hejduk

    Milan Hejduk Officially Retires

    In a fitting move, the Colorado Avalanche were the ones to make the press release announcing that their former star winger, and captain Milan Hejduk was officially retiring from the NHL...

  • Matt Duchene

    The Colorado Avalanche are Already Winners, But Look For More

    Right when the clock hit zero in the gold medal game, millions of fans’ thoughts turned directly towards their cities’ teams; especially those fans who are from the United States. I’m...

  • Alex Tanguay

    Alex Tanguay Undergoes Hip Surgery; Out for the Season

    The Colorado Avalanche announced via their twitter account today that forward Alex Tanguay will undergo hip surgery and is out for the rest of the NHL season. “He’s going to have...

  • Nathan Mackinnon

    Nathan MacKinnon Is Already a Star

    For the first time this year, Nathan MacKinnon occupies the number one slot in the Calder race poll according the hockeysfuture.com experts. While he has become the best rookie in the...

  • Semyon Varlamov

    Avalanche Give Semyon Varlamov 5-Year Extension

    The Colorado Avalanche are one of the surprise stories of the NHL this season, and one of the biggest reasons why is the outstanding play of their goaltender Semyon Varlamov.  The...

  • Varlamov

    Avalanche Playoff Bid Still Pending

    According to sportsclubstats.com, the Colorado Avalanche have a 99.7 percent chance to make the playoffs. If that doesn’t seem like a sure thing, I don’t know what does. And after drafting...

  • Alex Tanguay

    The Return of Alex Tanguay

    On January 24, 2014, the Colorado Avalanche saw Alex Tanguay’s second major return to the team in a year. He has been out since November 2nd with both knee and hip...

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