Post Tagged with: "Semyon Varlamov"

First Round Predictions for the Western Conference

First Round Predictions for the Western Conference

Check out my Eastern Conference predictions here. The first round of the Western Conference Stanley Cup Playoffs will be nothing short of spectacular.  We’ll see matchups that, in terms of […]

by · April 16, 2014 · 1 comment · Previews and Predictions
(Ron Chenoy-USA TODAY Sports)

Will the Avalanche Cave in on the Minnesota Wild?

The Minnesota Wild will face the Colorado Avalanche in the first round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs, with the first game taking place on Thursday in Colorado. Both teams enter […]

by · April 14, 2014 · 0 comments · Minnesota Wild
(Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports)

The Allaire Effect

In April of 2013, Joe Sacco was mercifully relieved of his duties as head coach of the Colorado Avalanche – the aftermath of a dismal 2012 campaign that extended the […]

Chicago Blackhawks take their time out late in the 4/10/11 game vs Detroit (picture by Cheryl Adams)

Which Team Wins A Blackhawks/Avalanche First Round Playoff Series?

With half a month still left to go in the season, several first round playoff series nonetheless seem inevitable. Perhaps the most intriguing matchup of the batch is the Chicago […]

Patrick Roy at Avalanche training camp (Kevin Goff/THW)

Colorado Avalanche Defense Bending but Not Breaking

Defense wins championships, as the saying goes. At the start of the season most writers had pegged the Colorado Avalanche defense as being so far from a championship contender that […]

by · March 27, 2014 · 1 comment · Colorado Avalanche
Varlamov with the Avs (Robin Alam/Icon SMI)

Colorado Avalanche: January Fan Mailbag

Happy New Year everybody! Welcome to the first Colorado Avalanche fan mailbag of the year of 2014. Let’s take a look at what things are on the mind of the […]

by · January 25, 2014 · 0 comments · Colorado Avalanche
(Ron Chenoy-USA TODAY Sports)

Vezina Talk: Semyon Varlamov

Season after season, Semyon Varlamov looked like the type of goalie that could take his club to the Stanley Cup Playoffs. The only problem he had was staying consistent, and […]

by · January 22, 2014 · 0 comments · Colorado Avalanche
Varlamov with the Avs (Robin Alam/Icon SMI)

Semyon Varlamov: Hart Trophy Candidate?

The Hart Trophy is annually awarded to the NHL player that is considered to be the most valuable to their team. This award has a long history of going to […]

by · January 17, 2014 · 0 comments · Colorado Avalanche
Varlamov with the Avs (Robin Alam/Icon SMI)

Colorado Avalanche Need to Lock Up Semyon Varlamov

Since the year 2003, the Colorado Avalanche have been on what seems like a futile effort. They’ve had some success, won some playoff series, but the thing that they have […]

(Ron Chenoy-USA TODAY Sports)

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
Nicklas Backstrom (Tom Turk / THW)

Washington Capitals Week Six Preview

The Washington Capitals (7-7) enter this week following two straight wins over the Philadelphia Flyers and Florida Panthers. They play four games over the next seven days, with two of […]

by · November 4, 2013 · 0 comments · Washington Capitals
Varlamov with the Avs (Robin Alam/Icon SMI)

Hockey News: Flyers/Avs Trade; Ovechkin Injury

The Philadelphia Flyers are struggling this season. But their always astute GM knew exactly what his team needed to shake things up: An agitating pest who occasionally crosses the line. […]

by · November 1, 2013 · 0 comments · Elsewhere on the Web