Post Tagged with: "Nathan MacKinnon"

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Avalanche Snap Scoreless Streak, Shock Bruins for First Victory

The Colorado Avalanche scored their first goal of the season which ended a 143:28 minute drought on their way to a 2-1 Thanksgiving matinee victory over the Boston Bruins at TD Garden. The victory […]

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Avalanche Say Good-bye to the Wild

After Nine Straight Games, Colorado Needs a Change Flashback to April 19, 2014. The Colorado Avalanche just had a dominating 4-2 victory over the Minnesota Wild in Game 2 of the […]

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2014-15 Colorado Avalanche Player Projections and Opening Night Lineup

The 2014-15 Colorado season gets underway Thursday, October the 9th, when the Avalanche take on their Central Division rival, the Minnesota Wild. To set up the coming season, let’s begin by […]

MacKinnon may not be wearing the Avalanche emblem if not for the shortened season (Ed Mulholland-USA TODAY Sports)

The Colorado Avalanche Q&A: Roy Year Two?

The last team of the Central Division is the Colorado Avalanche. Kevin Goff of the Burgundy Brigade was kind enough to take on our Avalanche questions, sit on the hot seat, then fire back some unexpected […]

by · October 7, 2014 · 0 comments · Colorado Avalanche
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Top 5 Prospects: Colorado Avalanche

The Colorado Avalanche are a young team loaded with up and coming star players. Budding stars such as Nathan MacKinnon, Gabriel Landeskog, Ryan O’Reilly, Matt Duchene and Tyson Barrie were all […]

by · October 5, 2014 · 0 comments · Colorado Avalanche, Prospects
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Best Home Opener in 2014-15?

Hard to believe there’s only four days until puck drop of the 2014-15 season. But, we know we couldn’t be any happier that the wait has nearly come to an […]

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Colorado Avalanche: 2014-15 Stanley Cup Champions?

In 2013-14, the Colorado Avalanche were the biggest surprise in the NHL. After failing to reach the playoffs in each of the past three seasons, stretching from 2010-11 to 2012-13, […]

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Fantasy Hockey Strategy for the Advanced Player

I have been playing fantasy hockey for my whole life and I have done fairly well. Well enough that for a couple of years, none of my friends would play […]

by · September 27, 2014 · 9 comments · Fantasy
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Colorado Avalanche: The Big Preview Edition

No one saw that coming. 29th place the year before, to first place in hockey’s toughest division. The 2013-2014 Colorado Avalanche were a turnaround story like little else before them. […]

by · September 25, 2014 · 0 comments · Colorado Avalanche
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Patrick Roy Will Need to Do More with Less, Again.

Patrick Roy’s first season as an NHL head coach was an unbelievable success. His hiring rejuvenated the team as well as the fan base, and that was before the team […]

by · September 13, 2014 · 0 comments · Colorado Avalanche
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Nathan MacKinnon, Sophomore Slump or Sophomore Jump?

The Colorado Avalanche won the lottery, and they won it at the perfect time. Everyone and their aunties had the Avs selecting defenseman Seth Jones, feeling the Avalanche needed defense […]

by · September 13, 2014 · 0 comments · Colorado Avalanche
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Tape2Tape: Will the NHL Ever See a Maximum Contract?

In 2014-15, the NHL set it’s salary cap at $69-million – but any hockey fan already has that number engrained in their head. Instead, there’s a larger question – not […]

by · August 26, 2014 · 0 comments · News/Commentary