Avalanche Rumors & News

  • Avalanche's McLeod, Landeskog fined for actions at end of Feb. 28 game vs. Wild

    NHL.com "Colorado Avalanche forwards Cody McLeod and Gabriel Landeskog each have been fined the maximum amounts allowable under the Collective Bargaining Agreement for their respective actions during the final seconds of NHL Game No. 930 in Denver on Saturday, February 28, the National Hockey League's..." March 03

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    Mike Chambers @MikeChambers

    #Avalanche trades F Max Talbot and F Paul Carey to BOS for F Jordan Caron and 6th rd. pick 2016. Carey is from Boston, played at BC

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    Mike Chambers @MikeChambers

    Joey Hishon called up by #Avs

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    Eric Stephens @icemancometh

    Ducks also get D Korbinian Holzer from Toronto for a draft pick and player along with C Michael Sgarbossa from Colorado for D Mat Clark.

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    Darren Dreger @DarrenDreger

    Bostons Caron to the Avs for Max Talbot as main elements.

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    Elliotte Friedman @FriedgeHNIC

    Believe BOS interest is in COL's Max Talbot

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    Colorado Avalanche @Avalanche

    The #Avs have acquired Freddie Hamilton from the San Jose Sharks in exchange for Karl Stollery.

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  • Bruins deal Caron to Avalanche for Talbot

    Sportsnet.ca "The Boston Bruins have traded forward Jordan Caron to the Colorado Avalanche for forward Max Talbot." March 02

  • Sharks acquire Karl Stollery from Avalanche for Freddie Hamilton

    NHL.com "San Jose Sharks General Manager Doug Wilson announced today that the team has acquired defenseman Karl Stollery from the Colorado Avalanche in exchange for forward Freddie Hamilton. Stollery, 27, has played in seven NHL games with the Colorado Avalanche, posting four penalty minutes." March 02

  • Wild picks up a win over physical Colorado

    Minneapolis Star Tribune "The chances of the Wild and Colorado Avalanche meeting in the first round of the playoffs again are slim to none, but the two Central Division rivals on Saturday night picked up right where they left off last spring. In a catch-your-breath, blood-boiling affair that resembled last year’s..." March 01

  • Sakic hopes to re-sign O’Reilly over the summer

    Pro Hockey Talk "The Colorado Avalanche might still trade Ryan O’Reilly, but it probably won’t happen before Monday’s 3:00 p.m. deadline. That’s because GM Joe Sakic hopes the 24-year-old forward will still factor into their long-term plans. “Ryan is part of our core,” Sakic told ESPN.com. “My intention is that..." March 01

  • Nashville Predators 5, Colorado Avalanche 2: Home Sweet Home

    On The Forecheck "Nashville played a tremendous game tonight as they handled business against the Colorado Avalanche. Every aspect of the Preds' game was on point tonight. The defense was smothering, the offense was clicking, and the goaltending, well, the goaltending didn't have to do much tonight. The scoring..." February 25

  • Bettman: Salary Cap Won’t ‘Fall Off A Cliff’ Because Of Canadian Dollar

    NESN "The March 2 NHL trade deadline is fast approaching and a lot of general managers around the league will be wary of acquiring players with term on their contract beyond this season because of the uncertainty of next year’s salary cap. The salary cap ceiling for the 2014-15 campaign is $69..." February 25

  • Nathan MacKinnon scores hat trick as Avs top Lightning

    Denver Post "The delayed-but-fierce weekend snowstorm resembles the Avalanche's offense this season. It has arrived, and as expected, it is formidable. Teenager Nathan MacKinnon caused hats to drop like snowflakes Sunday at the Pepsi Center as his three goals powered Colorado to a 5-4 victory over the..." February 23

  • ‘I don’t know why we’re so comfortable,’ says Toews after loss to Avalanche

    Pro Hockey Talk "The Chicago Blackhawks weren’t in a bad position to start the third period of Friday’s game against the Colorado Avalanche. But the Blackhawks ended the night on the losing end of a 4-1 score, after allowing three goals in the span of 3:08 past the midway point of the final period. The final..." February 21

  • Kings score three times in the second to hand the Avs crucial loss

    Denver Post "A continuous offensive attack was not enough to override a tough second period for the Avalanche on Wednesday night. In a late-night, nationally televised game at the Pepsi Center, the Los Angeles Kings overcame a large shots disadvantage to win 4-1 and snap the Avs' modest two-game winning..." February 19

  • Iginla believes Avalanche heading in right direction

    NHL.com "It's been a disappointing season for the Colorado Avalanche, to say the least. They're last in the Central Division following a surprising first-place finish a year ago and have plenty of work to do to qualify for the Stanley Cup Playoffs. But veteran forward Jarome Iginla, who signed a..." February 18

  • Avs top Coyotes, end scoreless power play streak at 32

    Denver Post "From Jan. 15 on, defenseman Nick Holden has scored all of the Avalanche's power-play goals. All two of them. Among the Colorado accomplishments Monday night in a 5-2 victory over Arizona at the frigid Pepsi Center was the ending of its streak of scoreless power plays at 32 when Holden beat..." February 17

  • ESPN writer: Red Wings' solution is Avs' Stefan Elliott

    Detroit Free Press "It's no secret the Detroit Red Wings could keep close eyes on defensemen to add as the NHL's trade deadline approaches. ESPN hockey insider Ryan Wagman has one solution: Colorado Avalanche defenseman Stefan Elliott. "While there is some cognitive dissonance in poaching a defender from one of..." February 14

  • With Avs’ playoff hopes dwindling, is it time to start selling?

    Pro Hockey Talk "Here’s the deal for the Colorado Avalanche. To make the playoffs, they’ll need to go in the neighborhood of 17-6-4 in their final 27 games. And the way the team is playing, that’s very unlikely to happen. “Our confidence is not there, no doubt about it,” coach Patrick Roy said, per the Denver..." February 14

  • Rangers pick up struggling St. Louis by burying Avalanche

    New York Post "There were the Rangers on a power play with 2:40 remaining in the third period holding a 5-3 lead over the Avalanche. And there was Marty St. Louis stapled to the bench for the duration of the man advantage, as he had been for all but one 43-second shift following an egregious giveaway deep in..." February 13

  • Jets bury Avalanche to deep-six skid

    Winnipeg Sun "This was precisely the type of response the Winnipeg Jets needed, given the mitigating circumstances. After dropping six consecutive games coming out of the NHL All-Star break and dealing with the type of off-ice drama that threatened to derail a promising season, the Jets found a way to pull..." February 09

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    Rick Sadowski @RickS7

    #Avs get shut out again 1-0, 6 periods in a row, blanked eight times this year, no goals 3 gms vs #Wild #Avalanche

  • Stefan Elliott to replace injured Tyson Barrie for Avs against Detroit

    Denver Post "Avalanche defenseman Tyson Barrie will miss Thursday night's game against the visiting Detroit Red Wings with a hip injury, coach Patrick Roy said after Colorado's morning skate at Pepsi Center. Barrie, who plays in all situations and has not missed a game this season, will be replaced by the..." February 05

  • Avs Come Back on a Barrie-Late Goal, Avs 3 - Stars 2 (SO)

    Mile High Hockey "The Avs come back late to tie the game and win in a marathon shootout. First Period: It took Dallas just 8 seconds to get their first shot on net, but since it was a slapshot from center ice it wasn't really a problem for Semyon Varlamov #shotquality. All jokes aside, Dallas kept up the..." February 04

  • ESPN wins U.S. broadcast rights to World Cup of Hockey

    SB Nation "The World Wide Leader beat out NBC and FOX. Fans still upset about ESPN's perceived lack of hockey coverage over the last few years will be happy to learn the network has won the U.S. broadcast rights to the World Cup of Hockey. According to TSN's report on Tuesday, ESPN beat out both NBC..." February 04

  • Time for Avalanche to break up its boy band

    Denver Post "Break up the band. The Avalanche needs to make a trade. Gabe Landeskog and Nathan MacKinnon — Colorado teammates and young NHL turks — sat side by side Thursday on a bench in the dressing room. Their conversation flowed free and easy, the way it does between hockey brothers. But something..." February 03

  • Jarome Iginla, Alex Tanguay nurse injuries as Avs prep for Stars

    Denver Post "Avalanche winger Jarome Iginla skipped practice Monday morning but was scheduled to accompany the team on an afternoon flight to Dallas and play against the Stars on Tuesday. Avs coach Patrick Roy said Iginla, 37, is nursing a bruise from blocking a shot in Friday's 3-0 win over visiting..." February 02

  • Avalanche Shut Out the Predators 3-0

    Mile High Hockey "The Avalanche put together one of their most complete games of 2015, shutting out one of the league's top teams and earning a major milestone for Jarome Iginla. First Period: The Avalanche and Predators entered tonight's contest under very different circumstances. The Avalanche, coming off..." January 31

  • Preds Blow Lead but Smith Seals the Deal

    On The Forecheck "It had been an entire week since Nashville's penalty kill lost against Montreal. While Filip Forsberg, Shea Weber, Peter Laviolette, and Pekka Rinne's bobble head got to galavant all around Columbus for the weekend, the rest of the team probably didn't go anywhere nicer or do anything that was..." January 28

  • Why the NHL's most hated players are never going away

    CBSSports.com "They tend to be some of the most hated players in the NHL, and when they inevitably do something reckless you probably want them out of the league. They are the guys that spend their time skating along the fine line between "playing with an edge," and playing dirty. On occasion, they will jump..." January 28

  • Avs without Erik Johnson for up to eight weeks

    Pro Hockey Talk "Erik Johnson was a late omission from the All-Star Game because of what was initially described as a lower-body injury. The Colorado Avalanche revealed more about his condition on Monday and the news wasn’t good. The 26-year-old defenseman needed to have his knee scoped and will miss the next..." January 27

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    Colorado Avalanche @Avalanche

    ROSTER UPDATE: The #Avs have recalled goaltender Reto Berra and forward Dennis Everberg from @monstershockey.

  • NHL announces 2016 Winter Classic, Stadium Series

    NHL.com "The National Hockey League set its outdoor calendar for the 2015-16 season during a press conference Saturday afternoon at Nationwide Arena. The Boston Bruins will host the 2016 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic on Jan. 1, playing the rival Montreal Canadiens at Gillette Sadium in Foxborough,..." January 25

  • Despite sluggish start, playoffs still attainable for Avalanche

    Denver Post "Last season, the timing was different, but at the Olympic break, the Avalanche was a gaudy 37-16-5 and was one of the NHL surprises of 2013-14. And this season? Entering the weekend all-star break, Colorado is a pedestrian 20-18-10. While the Avalanche gradually has climbed back into playoff..." January 24

  • Report: Wings to play Avalanche outdoors next season

    Detroit News "The Red Wings are likely take part in another NHL outdoor game. TSN's Bob McKenzie is reporting the league will announce during this All-Star weekend in Columbus outdoor games next season in Colorado and Minnesota. The game in Colorado would feature the rivalry game between the Red Wings and..." January 24

  • Avalanche Overcome Bruins and Power Play Failure, Win 3-2

    Mile High Hockey "A late goal from Ryan O`Reilly propels the Avs past the Bruins in the shootout. Last game before the All Star Break and it's a big one as the Avs take on a tired Bruins squad desperate for two points in the Western Conference playoff race. In the words of Captain Tenneal.... "Get it..." January 22

  • Lucic recalls 'presence' from Iginla that's now missed

    CSN New England "The trip to Colorado is a quick one for the Boston Bruins on the second night of back-to-back road games against the Stars and Avalanche, and with the players all scattering for the NHL All-Star break that begins on Thursday. But it’s expected there will be enough time on Wednesday for some of..." January 22

  • Crosby, Stamkos top picks in NHL.com All-Star draft

    NHL.com "The stars of the 2015 NHL All-Star Weekend in Columbus will conduct a fantasy draft Friday to create teams for a real game to be played Sunday. We here at NHL.com decided to get into the spirit by conducting our own All-Star fantasy draft. Dan Rosen played the role of Jonathan Toews; Corey..." January 22

  • Wild, Avalanche getting NHL outdoor games in 2015-16

    Yahoo! Sports "The NHL is expected to announce its next slate of outdoor hockey games at this weekend’s All-Star Game in Columbus, and it’s going to be good news for two markets that have been craving them. According to TSN’s Bob McKenzie, the Minnesota Wild are expected to host the Chicago Blackhawks and the..." January 22

  • Blues roll into break by stopping Avs

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "The Blues already had passed Chicago in the Central Division standings on a successful homestand, and had Nashville in their sights. A 3-1 win over Colorado, the reigning division champ, on Monday night gave the Blues 62 points, and they are now just two out of first place as they film the..." January 20

  • Colorado ready to deal

    Sportsnet.ca "Ryan O’Reilly on the trading block “I do think he’s available,” Sportsnet’s Elliotte Friedman told Boomer & Rhett on Sportsnet 960 The Fan Monday. “I think Colorado has kinda decided that they’re going to move on and he’s going to move on, so you might as well get something for him.” Friedman..." January 20

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    Nick Kypreos @RealKyper

    #Avs putting out feelers on Ryan O'Reilly as they search for D help. 2 teams showing interest include #Sabres #Leafs

  • Goalie Reto Berra scores for AHL’s Lake Erie Monsters

    Pro Hockey Talk "Reto Berra struggled keeping pucks out of the net at the NHL level for the Colorado Avalanche this season. On Friday, however, he scored an empty net for the AHL’s Lake Erie Monsters. And then, well, he decided to celebrate. And it was awesome. Earlier this month, Berra was ripped in the..." January 17

  • Avs defeat Florida Panthers on Nick Holden's power-play goal in third

    Denver Post "Avalanche defenseman Nick Holden wasn't even sure exactly how he had scored. "I just wanted to get a puck to the net," he said of his shot from straight out on a Colorado power play in the third period Thursday night against the Florida Panthers. "So I just shot it. 'Macker' (Cody McLeod) had a..." January 16

  • Rask, Lindholm back Khudobin with shootout goals as Canes win over Avalanche

    Raleigh News & Observer "Carolina Hurricanes coach Bill Peters turned 50 Tuesday, then saw his team need a shootout to beat the Colorado Avalanche 3-2 at PNC Arena. “I got old fast,” Peters said with a wry smile. Peters wasn’t talking about the shootout. The Canes handled that well, shooting first and getting goals..." January 14

  • Caps continue to roll, beat Avalanche 2-1

    CSN Washington "Instant analysis of the Capitals’ 2-1 win over the Colorado Avalanche Monday night at Verizon Center: How it happened: Alex Ovechkin broke a 1-1 tie with 2:14 remaining in the second period, snapping a shot just inside the right post for his 22nd goal of the season. Braden Holtby [31 saves]..." January 13

  • Friedman: Avalanche could be nearing trade decision on O'Reilly

    Nichols on Hockey "“I think they’ve been kind of disappointed in some of their guys. I hear O’Reilly’s name is kind of out there. I wouldn’t be surprised if Colorado is getting to the point where they’re kind of saying, ‘Maybe we have to make a decision on him, and maybe it’s time.’ “They need defensemen really..." January 13

  • Varlamov, Avs are suddenly winning like they did last season

    Pro Hockey Talk "Colorado Avalanche head coach Patrick Roy has been pretty stubborn about that whole “getting massively out-shot but relying on your skill players and goalie to bail you out” thing. Er, scratch that, Roy probably describes it as “shot quality over quantity” or something like that. Either way,..." January 11