Post Tagged with: "Nathan MacKinnon"

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5 Defining Games of the Colorado Avalanche Season

For the Colorado Avalanche it was a year that was supposed to be fraught with growing pains. The Avalanche had a promising future, but inexperience and a lackluster defense meant that […]

by · April 16, 2014 · 0 comments · Colorado Avalanche
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Elias Lindholm – Behind the Curve for 2013 Draft Picks?

The 2013 NHL draft class saw eight players make their NHL debuts with six of them playing at least 40 games for their teams. The Carolina Hurricanes took center Elias […]

by · March 16, 2014 · 0 comments · Carolina Hurricanes
The Chicago Blackhawks captured their second Stanley Cup in four years. (Greg M. Cooper-USA TODAY Sports)

Royal Rumble: The Rough Race for the Presidents’ Trophy

Before each season begins, hockey fans are presented with thirty teams to cheer for on their journey toward Stanley Cup glory. For 82 games, these teams duke it out as […]

by · March 14, 2014 · 1 comment · News/Commentary
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Hockey News: Luongo Tweets; MacKinnon Bests Gretzky

If I was still the back up I coulda came in and mopped this game up nicely….. — Strombone (@strombone1) March 7, 2014 Roberto Luongo wasted little time sticking it […]

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The Best NHL Draft Pick Since 2008

The Avalanche literally hit the jackpot when they won the draft lottery last summer.  At the time, most of the hockey world predicted a Seth Jones selection because of their […]

by · February 7, 2014 · 0 comments · Colorado Avalanche
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Nathan MacKinnon Struggling to Make NHL Shift

Nathan MacKinnon has a lot of talent and potential that is obvious to anybody that turns on a hockey game. His speed and creativity are the types of things that […]

by · November 28, 2013 · 5 comments · Colorado Avalanche
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Colorado Avalanche: November Fan Mail Bag

The Colorado Avalanche have continued to play well and through the month of November, and are well in contention for a good playoff spot in the ultra-competitive Central Division. So […]

by · November 28, 2013 · 0 comments · Colorado Avalanche
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Hockey News: Giguere Shuts-out Pens; Mike Smith Scores a Goal

In case you missed it, Phoenix Coyotes goalie Mike Smith scored a goal. Not a deflection, he actually shot it. Smith also has more goals on the season than Flyers […]

by · October 22, 2013 · 0 comments · Elsewhere on the Web
Dave Bolland suffered a lacerated leg during the Maple Leafs loss to the Vancouver Canucks on Saturday. (Marc DesRosiers-USA TODAY Sports)

Third Liners Excelling Early

They are known as the unglamorous. They are the guys who are expected to do the dirty work. They are more known as the checking line, more defensive blanket than […]

by · October 16, 2013 · 0 comments · News/Commentary
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Colorado Avalanche: Surprising the Hockey World Early

Before the beginning of the season, Colorado Avalanche head coach, Patrick Roy, said that it was his team’s goal to surprise the world of hockey. Five games into the season, […]

by · October 13, 2013 · 1 comment · Colorado Avalanche
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Tomas Hertl: Todd McLellan’s Little Boy Lost

San Jose Sharks rookie Tomas Hertl’s four goal performance against the New York Rangers Tuesday night was quite a spectacle. His fourth goal was especially flashy- dropping it between his […]

by · October 9, 2013 · 16 comments · San Jose Sharks
MacKinnon may not be wearing the Avalanche emblem if not for the shortened season (Ed Mulholland-USA TODAY Sports)

Colorado Avalanche: Preseason Impressions

The preseason is nearing its end and the Colorado Avalanche have provided the fan base with a whole lot to think about. Training camp gave us the first glimpse into […]

by · September 24, 2013 · 0 comments · Colorado Avalanche