Ducks defensemen get offensive in win

Nov 3, 2014

Ducks defensemen get offensive in win

Defensemen Hampus Lindholm and Cam Fowler scored their first goals of the season 1:44 apart in the second period, and emergency starter Jason LaBarbera stopped 16 shots, lifting the Anaheim Ducks to a 3-2 win over the Colorado Avalanche on Sunday. Corey Perry also ...

Avalanche bury Canucks

Oct 25, 2014

Avalanche bury Canucks

Colorado’s best game of the season began with a goal for Vancouver just 10 seconds into the opening period. The Avalanche dominated the rest of the way. Jarome Iginla collected his first two goals for Colorado and had an assist, helping the Avalanche beat ...

Lightning rout visiting Habs

Oct 14, 2014

Lightning rout visiting Habs

Steven Stamkos was a little upset at himself after not scoring a goal in the first two games of the season. He took out his frustration on the Montreal Canadiens. Stamkos scored three times, defenseman Victor Hedman had a career-high four points and the ...

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 ...