Avalanche at the Midpoint - Some Good & Some Bad

Avalanche at the Midpoint - Some Good & Some Bad

January 15th, 2019 45 games into the Colorado Avalanche’s season, their woes continue and the speculation mounts on why the team is struggling. It’s worth the time to step back from the ledge and analyze what’s really happened at the midway point.  Yes, the team has gone 1-7-2 in their last 10...
Avalanche Bury Maple Leafs - Soderberg With Hat Trick

Avalanche Bury Maple Leafs - Soderberg With Hat Trick

January 15th, 2019 TORONTO — Carl Soderberg scored his second goal of the night with 8:15 left in the third period before adding a third into an empty net to complete his first career hat trick as the Colorado Avalanche defeated the Toronto Maple Leafs 6-3 on Monday...

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January 9th, 2019
Winnipeg Jets

WINNIPEG — Blake Wheeler scored once and added three assists as the Winnipeg Jets defeated the Colorado Avalanche 7-4 on Tuesday. Mathieu Perreault, Kyle Connor, Bryan Little, Andrew Copp, Mark Scheifele and Jacob Trouba also scored for Winnipeg. Troub...
January 6th, 2019
Colorado Avalanche

The Colorado Avalanche snapped out of their recent funk on Friday night, slapping the New York Rangers 6-1 on home ice. The lopsided victory ended the Avs' six-game losing streak and was just their third win in the last 13 games. Leading the way were the usual suspects. Nathan MacKinnon and Mikko Rantanen each recorded three points, linemate and captain Gabriel Landeskog had a goal and an assist, and defenseman Tyson Barrie chipped in with helpers on three power-play goals. Barrie eclipsed John-Michael Liles for the most points among defensemen in Avalanche franchise history which was a noteworthy moment, as was 23-year-old rookie Ryan Graves scoring his first career National Hockey League goal. However, I want to highlight the early third-period goal from the Avs' second line of J.T. Compher, Tyson Jost, and Alexander Kerfoot:  Kerfoot's deflection just barely squeaked by Rangers goaltender Alexander Georgiev, which is the perfect metaphor for how these three have been...
January 5th, 2019
New York Rangers

DENVER — Nathan MacKinnon and Mikko Rantanen scored power-play goals early in the first period, helping the Colorado Avalanche end a six-game slide with a 6-1 win over the New York Rangers on Friday night. Gabriel Landeskog added a goal off his right s...