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Colorado Avalanche Game Day: Closing Out the Road Trip

Colorado Avalanche Game Day: Closing Out the Road Trip

Photo by Debora Robinson/NHLI via The Avalanche close out their first road trip of the season in a rematch with the Anaheim Ducks as rookie defenseman Bowen Byram looks to build on his early season success. Colorado Avalanche: 3-2-0Anaheim Ducks: 1-2-2Puck Drop: 6:00 p.m. MTWatch: Altitude, Prime, Fox Sports-SDListen: Altitude 92.5, AM 950 After getting back into the win column with a 3-2 victory in overtime on Friday evening, the Colorado Avalanche will close out their first road trip of the season in a rematch with the Anaheim Ducks. While the sample size is small,...
Mile High Hockey Jan 23, 2021
Colorado Avalanche prevail in overtime, beat Ducks 3-2.

Colorado Avalanche prevail in overtime, beat Ducks 3-2.

Photo by Debora Robinson/NHLI via Philipp Grubauer and the penalty kill of the Avalanche featured in a tight game that ended with Colorado’s young defenders putting on an offensive show. The Colorado Avalanche took the short trip to Anaheim to take on the Ducks and get back to their winning ways after the 4-2 loss to the Kings. With Martin Kaut seeing his first start of the season and Jared Bednar returning to a more traditional 12 forward, six defenseman line configuration for the second game in a back-to-back for the Avalanche. This would prove wise, as Colorado...
Mile High Hockey Jan 22, 2021
Colorado Avalanche Game Day : Going Duck Hunting

Colorado Avalanche Game Day : Going Duck Hunting

Photo by Juan Ocampo/NHLI via The Avalanche look to bounce back after a tough loss in LA travelling to take on the Anaheim Ducks, in this season’s first back-to-back for Colorado. Colorado Avalanche: 2-2-0 Anaheim Ducks: 0-2-1 Puck drop: 8:00 p.m. MT Watch: Altitude2, Fox Sports-West Listen: Altitude 92.5, AM 950 With less than 24 hours between the end of last night’s 4-2 defeat at the hands of the Los Angeles Kings, the Colorado Avalanche head roughly 30 miles south to take on the Anaheim Ducks. The debut of 19 year old Bowen Byram may not have ended as hoped,...
Mile High Hockey Jan 22, 2021
Colorado Avalanche drop 4-2 to the LA Kings

Colorado Avalanche drop 4-2 to the LA Kings

Photo by Rob Curtis/Icon Sportswire via An uninspired effort coupled with several debuts made for predictable results After stringing a couple early season wins together the Colorado Avalanche continued their road trip in Southern California by finishing out their set with a second game against the LA Kings. The lineup looked noticeably different with new acquisition Greg Pateryn and the highly anticipated NHL debut from Bowen Byram on the back end. Hunter Miska received his first NHL start filling in for the ailing Pavel Francouz and allowing Philipp Grubauer some...
Mile High Hockey Jan 21, 2021
Colorado Avalanche sign Peyton Jones

Colorado Avalanche sign Peyton Jones

Photo by Richard T Gagnon/ The Avalanche add another goalie to the depth chart The Colorado Avalanche announced Thursday morning that they have signed goaltender Peyton Jones to a one year contract. Jones is expected to be sent down to the Eagles of the AHL before their training camp starts next week. The 24-year old played four seasons in the NCAA at Penn State. He finishing his career as the program’s all-time leader in wins (76), saves (3,685) and shutouts (4) while posting a 2.88 goals-against average and .907 save percentage. Jones has been playing this season...
Mile High Hockey Jan 21, 2021
Colorado Avalanche Game Day: Bright lights, big debut (maybe?)

Colorado Avalanche Game Day: Bright lights, big debut (maybe?)

March 9, 2020; Los Angeles, California, USA; Los Angeles Kings goaltender Jonathan Quick (32) blocks a shot against Colorado Avalanche right wing Joonas Donskoi (72) during the third period at Staples Center. Mandatory Credit: Gary A. Vasquez   | Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports The Colorado Avalanche are likely to see the debut of another young phenom against the Kings tonight The Avalanche: 2-1-0Los Angeles Kings: 0-1-2Puck drop: 8:00 p.m. MTWatch: Altitude, NHLTV, SportsnetListen: Altitude 92.5, AM 950 After trading Ian Cole earlier in the day, the Colorado...
Mile High Hockey Jan 20, 2021
Special Teams helps to lead the way over LA Kings as Nathan MacKinnon notches career point no. 500

Special Teams helps to lead the way over LA Kings as Nathan MacKinnon notches career point no. 500

Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports Nathan MacKinnon notches his 500th career point and continues to climb the franchise charts. In a wild day that saw veteran Colorado Avalanche defenseman Ian Cole traded to Honda West Division rival the Minnesota Wild, the Avalanche kicked off their four-game road trip with a win against the LA Kings at Staples Center. Long-time defenseman Erik Johnson saw his first action of the season as the Avalanche rolled with a 11F/7D lineup that also so defenseman Dennis Gilbert make his Avalanche debut. First Period The Avalanche came out of the gates...
Mile High Hockey Jan 19, 2021
Avalanche Trade Ian Cole to Wild for Greg Pateryn

Avalanche Trade Ian Cole to Wild for Greg Pateryn

Isaiah J. Downing-USA TODAY Sports The Colorado Avalanche have traded defenseman Ian Cole to the Minnesota Wild for defenseman Greg Pateryn. The 31 spent just over two seasons with the Avalanche after signing with the team in the summer of 2018. The left-shot veteran defenseman makes way for the 30-year-old Pateryn, a right-handed defensive defenseman. Cole has been on the third pair this season averaging 14 minutes a night. Greg Pateryn has played a similar role to start this season on the third pair of the Wild. Pateryn makes half as much as Cole ($4.25 million vs....
Mile High Hockey Jan 19, 2021
Andre Burakovsky and Pavel Francouz both injured; out day-to-Day

Andre Burakovsky and Pavel Francouz both injured; out day-to-Day

July 29, 2020; Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA; Andre Burakovsky #95 of the Colorado Avalanche congratulates goaltender Pavel Francouz #39 after they won 3-2 over the Minnesota Wild in their exhibition game prior to the 2020 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Rogers Place on July 29, 2020 in Edmonton, Alberta. Mandatory Credit: Andy Devlin/NHLI via USA TODAY Sports | Handout Photo-USA TODAY Sports Both will miss tonight’s game against LA The Colorado Avalanche announced today that both goalie Pavel Francouz and forward Andre Burakovsky are day-to-day. They will both miss...
Mile High Hockey Jan 19, 2021
Colorado Avalanche Game Day: Layover in Los Angeles

Colorado Avalanche Game Day: Layover in Los Angeles

March 9, 2020; Los Angeles, California, USA; Los Angeles Kings goaltender Jonathan Quick (32) blocks a shot against Colorado Avalanche right wing Joonas Donskoi (72) during the third period at Staples Center. Mandatory Credit: Gary A. Vasquez   | Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports Avalanch head to LA looking to defeat the Kings The Avalanche: 1-1-0Los Angeles Kings: 0-0-2Puck drop: 8:00 p.m. MTWatch: Altitude, NHLTV, SportsnetListen: Altitude 92.5, AM 950 The Colorado Avalanche start a four-game road trip in California today. They play the Los Angeles Kings twice and...
Mile High Hockey Jan 18, 2021
Morning Flurries: Erik Johnson and Bo Byram join their teammates at practice

Morning Flurries: Erik Johnson and Bo Byram join their teammates at practice

The Avalanche are getting to full strength It doesn’t seem like an Avalanche season without the grinning, toothless friendly face of Avalanche alternate captain Erik Johnson. Up until Sunday, though, the team had been without Johnson, as he underwent quarantine following a positive covid-19 test. Now, he’s finally back — and ready to go. Johnson joined Avs prospect Bowen Byram in making their first appearances of the season on Sunday, with Johnson earning his clearance for COVID protocol following his positive test and Byram finally being released from quarantine...
Mile High Hockey Jan 17, 2021
Morning Flurries: Avalanche getting to full strength and hitting their stride

Morning Flurries: Avalanche getting to full strength and hitting their stride

Photo by Dustin Bradford/Icon Sportswire via Plus, yesterday saw a full slate of games for the first weekend in action for the NHL The Avalanche yesterday got a well-deserved rest day after obliterating the Blues 8-0 on Friday night. All of us were waiting to see how the Avs would recover after their opening night defeat, and boy did they respond with vengeance. That is the Avalanche we all know and love. There were, however, a couple of members of the Avs to hit the ice on Saturday, both of whom were feeling their legs after COVID protocols. Erik Johnson and Bowen...
Mile High Hockey Jan 16, 2021
Johnson and Byram set to join the Avalanche

Johnson and Byram set to join the Avalanche

Photo by Andy Devlin/NHLI via Both Erik Johnson and Bowen Byram are set to end their league mandated quarentine The Colorado Avalanche are getting a well deserved day off after their 8-0 drubbing of the St. Louis Blues Friday night. Two players that will be on the ice, however are Erik Johnson and Bowen Byram. The two defenders have been away from the team this week, due to an NHL mandated quarantine. The league announced Wednesday that Johnson was one of the 24 players who tested positive for COVID-19 at the start of training camp. The team has not elaborated on...
Mile High Hockey Jan 15, 2021
Landeskog and Rantanen hit career milestones as the Avalanche get their first win of the season

Landeskog and Rantanen hit career milestones as the Avalanche get their first win of the season

Photo by Michael Martin/NHLI via The Avalanche absolutely embarrass the Blues with an 8-0 blowout After losing their opener, the Colorado Avalanche bounced back nicely Friday night as they were able to blow out the St. Louis Blues for their first win of the season. This was the team that everyone was expecting to see before the season started. The Avs looked great at both ends of the ice and the team’s best players were the ones leading the way. After a first period that had the game still close, the floodgates opened and the Avalanche throughout embarrassed the...
Mile High Hockey Jan 15, 2021
Colorado Avalanche Gameday: Trying not to feel the Blues again

Colorado Avalanche Gameday: Trying not to feel the Blues again

Photo by Dustin Bradford/Icon Sportswire via The Avalanche look to rebound in their second game of the season against the Blues in the first back-to-back matchup of the season Colorado Avalanche: (0-1-0) The Opponent: St. Louis Blues (1-0-0) Puck Drop: 7:00 PM MT Watch: Altitude Listen: Altitude 92.5, AM 950 After their opening night bout with the Blues, the Avs will be looking to recover tonight on the first back-to-back opponent after their 4-1 loss on Wednesday, their first opening day loss under Jared Bednar. This will be the second of eight times the Avs face the...

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