Wild even up first-round series with Avalanche

Apr 25, 2014

Wild even up first-round series with Avalanche

Charlie Coyle scored his third goal of the series for Minnesota, and the Wild dominated the Colorado Avalanche for the second straight game on their way to a 2-1 win Thursday night that evened the first-round matchup at two apiece. The Wild outshot the ...

Miller powers Blues past Avs

Mar 9, 2014

Miller powers Blues past Avs

Ryan Miller used his head with the game on the line. No, really, his head. Late in the game, the St. Louis goalie craned his neck into the air to block a shot, taking a puck square in the mask. Anything for a win, ...

Rookie sparks Avs in OT win

Mar 7, 2014

Rookie sparks Avs in OT win

Nathan MacKinnon had the puck in the final minute of overtime and each of the four opposing skaters stood passively and stared at the phenom. The sensational rookie took full advantage of the attention, breaking one of Wayne Gretzky’s records while helping his team ...

Avs destroy lowly Sabres

Feb 2, 2014

Avs destroy lowly Sabres

The Colorado Avalanche took a chance when they drafted Nathan MacKinnon first overall last June. The rookie is rewarding their faith with a stellar first season. MacKinnon had a goal and two assists, Jamie McGinn had two goals and an assist, and Colorado beat ...

Varlamov heroics help Avs beat Wild

Jan 31, 2014

Varlamov heroics help Avs beat Wild

Semyon Varlamov celebrated his new contract with another stellar performance in net. Varlamov had 35 saves, John Mitchell had a goal and an assist and the Colorado Avalanche edged the Minnesota Wild 5-4 on Thursday night. Matt Duchene had two assists for Colorado, which ...

Stastny, Avs clobber Stars

Dec 17, 2013

Stastny, Avs clobber Stars

Paul Stastny was slumping and frustrated with his scoring drought. Facing the Dallas Stars helped clear that up for the Colorado Avalanche center. Stastny scored twice and added two assists and the Avalanche beat the Dallas Stars 6-2 on Monday night. Erik Johnson and ...

O'Reilly helps Avs tame Wild

Dec 1, 2013

O'Reilly helps Avs tame Wild

The Colorado Avalanche didn’t need a shootout to get off to their best start in franchise history. When they faced one, they were successful once again. Ryan O’Reilly scored the only goal in the shootout, Semyon Varlamov stopped 35 shots and the Avalanche beat ...