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Colorado Avalanche goaltender Semyon Varlamov awarded NHL's 'First Star of the Week' because of his recent incredible play.

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Avs play disciplined against streaking New York Islanders, win 2-1 in the first game of a lengthy homestand.

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WHERE/WHEN December 15, 2015 Game 32 United Center Chicago, Illinois HIGHLIGHTS While the national story entering tonight’s game between the road warrior Colorado Avalanche and host Chicago Blackhawks was the ridiculous 26-game scoring streak Blackhawks forward Patrick Kane was riding, the story on the other side of the ice was a quietly confidence growing in the Avalanche as their 5-2…...

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Colorado Avalanche Mailbag answers tough questions about where the team is headed.

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Coming off a game in which Colorado Avalanche Head Coach Patrick Roy began the game with Mikhail Grigorenko on the top line but dropped him to the fourth line midway through the first period, Grigorenko was back on the top line for today’s practice before the team left for Nashville, where they begin a three game road trip tomorrow…...

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WHERE/WHEN December 9, 2015 Game 29 Pepsi Center Denver, CO HIGHLIGHTS   Winners of four of their last six games and fresh off beating hated rival Minnesota, the Colorado Avalanche rolled into tonight’s contest against the visiting Pittsburgh Penguins feeling like things were finally starting to turn around. The Avs would carry that momentum early on as the remade…...

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John Mitchell had quite a bit to say after the Avalanche held off the Wild in a spirited 2-1 overtime victory. Below is the full audio of Mitchell’s postgame comments as well as Patrick Roy’s presser....

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WHERE/WHEN December 7, 2015 Game 28 Pepsi Center Denver, CO HIGHLIGHTS   Coming off a lackluster performance against the strongly-disliked Minnesota Wild, the Colorado Avalanche were walking into a building sure to be full of energy tonight as the Wild rivalry continued on the same night the Avalanche organization was celebrating their 20th Anniversary Team. Despite a first period…...

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The Colorado Avalanche are having their 20th Anniversary Team celebration before the game against the hated Minnesota Wild. Current star forward Matt Duchene and Head Coach Patrick Roy are both members of the team being honored during a pregame ceremony and spoke about the experience. Duchene also delves into the rivalry with Minnesota and the team’s mutual hatred for…...

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When news broke a few weeks ago that New York Islanders defenseman Travis Hamonic had requested a trade to a team in Western Canada, eyebrows all across the hockey world went up in piqued curiosity. When the details of the request were made public, the interest was even greater. A player in his prime at a premium position was…...

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WHERE/WHEN November 28, 2015 Game 23 Pepsi Center Denver, CO HIGHLIGHTS   The Colorado Avalanche faced off with the Winnipeg Jets for the second time this week and got off to the kind of start you want to see from a host team playing a tired team on the second night of a back-to-back like Winnipeg was. Blake Comeau…...

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While the Colorado Avalanche have technically nudged past the quarter mark of their season with 22 games played, it’s still close enough that I can hand out some awards for the Avs players. Using the actual postseason trophies as a guide and adding a few others just for fun, let’s dig into the team and see who has been…...

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Colorado Avalanche Head Coach Patrick Roy did not mince words tonight as Semyon Varlamov was pulled from yet another game tonight as he gave up three goals on 15 shots. The full postgame audio can be heard below from both Roy and Andreas Martinsen, whose fight in the third period sparked the Avalanche comeback that fell just short in…...

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WHERE/WHEN November 25, 2015 Game 22r Pepsi Center Denver, CO HIGHLIGHTS The Colorado Avalanche rolled back into Denver after an exhausting seven-game, 15-day road trip that saw them pick up a little momentum on the season and maybe get things rolling in the right direction. Coming out with a little jump early wasn’t enough, however, to stop the visiting…...

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WHERE/WHEN November 21, 2015 Game 20 Verizon Center, Washington, DC HIGHLIGHTS The Colorado Avalanche came into tonight’s game against the Washington Capitals looking to get things back on track after a three game winning streak to start their season-long seven-game road trip was followed immediately by losing two in a row. To say things got off to a dubious…...

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Before we get to the games, let’s just address the multitude of trade rumors surrounding this team. First it was Matt Duchene, then Semyon Varlamov and Tyson Barrie, now it’s an alleged interest in Travis Hamonic. Is this all a waste of time or should we be on the lookout for a big shakeup here? Cheryl: We should always be…...

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The NHL Department of Player Safety announced today that Colorado Avalanche forward and captain Gabriel Landeskog is suspended for two games as a result of his blindside hit on Boston’s Brad Marchand. Landeskog was given a five minute major and ejected from the game. Marchand would go on to punch Landeskog in the face as Landeskog was allegedly trying…...

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The Avalanche currently inhabit last place in the Western Conference. Is this where you see them finishing the season or do you think they will dig themselves out of this mess? Cheryl: They’ll dig themselves out, but how far is anyone’s guess. They’ve killed their own chances at the playoffs, but finishing 10th-12th wouldn’t be a stretch. J.D.:  I…...

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The Colorado Avalanche held their final home practice for the next couple weeks as they left for Philadelphia this morning. The following line combinations were used throughout practice and are subject to change as Blake Comeau was not present because of a death in the family. Gabriel Landeskog – Matt Duchene – Nathan MacKinnon John Mitchell – Carl Soderberg…...

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In a bit of early morning news that will disappoint many, the Colorado Avalanche demoted highly-touted young defenseman Nikita Zadorov to the San Antonio Rampage of the American Hockey League. The 20-year old Zadorov was seen as the primary piece of the return the Avalanche got from the Buffalo Sabres in exchange for Ryan O’Reilly. He has made appearances in…...

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