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This week we bring back the Avalanche roundtable, something you can expect to see every Friday here at BSN Denver. We welcome a new voice to the Avalanche staff as J.D. Killian makes his BSN debut today! Look for lots of great stuff to come from J.D. as well as the usual smorgasbord of coverage from the rest of the…...

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The San Antonio Rampage got its season started this past weekend, making a road appearance in Texas to face the Stars. While the result wasn’t quite what the team and its fans would like to see, there is still much to be excited about. On display were many of the things that will make this team a success this…...

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The Red Deer Rebels of the Western Hockey League announced yesterday they were stripping Colorado Avalanche forward prospect Conner Bleackley of his captaincy, which he has held for the previous two seasons, and making him an alternate to new captain Wyatt Johnson. Bleackley, taken by the Avalanche with the 23rd selection of the 2014 NHL Entry Draft, was widely praised…...

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WHERE/WHEN October 14, 2015 Game 3 Pepsi Center Denver, CO HIGHLIGHTS The Colorado Avalanche came into their third game of the season at home versus the stumbling Boston Bruins looking to make a statement and allay the confidence gained from the third period of their second game against the Dallas Stars into a more consistent effort against a team…...

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If anyone was on the fence about the potency of the Central Division entering the 2015-16 NHL season, the first week of the season was a compelling argument to its strength. Time for those people to dismount said fence into the camp ready to enjoy seven teams duking it out in the best division in sports for the next twenty-six…...

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Today we debut our weekly BSN Avalanche Mailbag! We asked if Avalanche fans had questions and we received a handful of good ones. Questions were either sent in to our Twitter (@BSNAvalanche) or email (BSNAvalanche@gmail.com) and pulled some of our favorites to be answered. Thank you to everyone who submitted questions. Don’t be a stranger in future iterations of…...

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Where/When October 10, 2015 Game #2 Pepsi Center, Denver, Colorado Highlights Coming off a crushing collapse in the season opener, the Colorado Avalanche were looking to get off to a hot start against the visiting Dallas Stars. 20 seconds into the game, Stars forward Mattias Janmark put an end to that plan as he potted his second goal of…...

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A few months after they were leaked online by Icethetics.com and then the NHL’s own online store, the Avalanche used a special open practice at the Pepsi Center to unveil their new third jerseys to fans. Our new third jerseys! pic.twitter.com/vopYnIyI2C — Colorado Avalanche (@Avalanche) October 9, 2015 We’re getting a feel for our new third jerseys at today’s practice at…...

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WHEN AND THE WHERE: October 8, 2015. Game 1, Pepsi Center, Denver, CO. HIGHLIGHTS: GAME RUNDOWN: After 40 minutes of hockey tonight in downtown Denver, it looked as though the Colorado Avalanche were well on their way to an impressive opening night victory over their main antagonist of late, the Minnesota Wild. A victory that would have set the tone for…...

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When news broke yesterday that Patrick Roy would be going back to the well and putting defensemen Nate Guenin and Tyson Barrie on a pairing together, Twitter lit up with a reaction that was overwhelmingly negative. Let’s take a look: Roy might just be testing things out in practice today. The idea of Guenin back with Barrie on…...

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The Colorado Avalanche announced their final roster moves in sending forward Dennis Everberg to San Antonio, signing forward Jack Skille to a one year contract, and placing forward Jesse Winchester on Injured Reserve in order to reach the 23-man opening night roster. Forward Borna Rendulic also is staying with the Avalanche and will likely play on Thursday against the…...

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The Colorado Avalanche have announced they’ve traded forward Freddie Hamilton to the Calgary Flames in exchange for a conditional 2016 seventh-round draft choice. The conditions on the draft choice have yet to be announced. Hamilton was acquired at the trade deadline last season from the San Jose Sharks and saw action in 17 games, registering 1 goal on 11…...

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The annual Frozen Fury game at Las Vegas’ MGM grand is the highlight of the Avalanche’s preseason. The event has grown more or less steadily every year since its inception and at least Frozen Fury XVII was if nothing else entertaining for the fans visiting from the Golden State. The Avs played minus Captain Gabriel Landeskog (minor shoulder niggle)…...

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The offseason is hard for fans of any sport, so it’s no surprise when people attack the preseason like predators taking down their prey. Games are analyzed, and predictions are made about what can be expected from each team in the regular season. Hockey, of course, is no different, and as we bring the 2015 preseason to a close, we…...

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With the calendar finally turning from September to October the Avalanche flew to Anaheim to embark on the final week of the 2015-2016 preseason but came up short in a 3-0 loss to the Ducks.  The Ducks dominated the game early then held on with a strong defensive effort as the punchless Avs were shutout for a third time this…...

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The Colorado Avalanche made their latest round of roster reductions today, sending seven players to their next destinations. Andrew Aggozino, Chris Bigras, Joey Hishon, Andreas Martinsen, Maxim Noreau, and Calvin Pickard were all re-assigned to San Antonio of the American Hockey League (AHL). Conner Bleackley was sent to his junior team, the Red Deer Rebels of the Western Hockey…...

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After an exciting 5-4 overtime victory for the Avalanche in their first preseason game over the Anaheim Ducks, the offense has dried up. Tonight, the Avalanche were defeated 2-0 by the Calgary Flames, giving the Flames their second shutout of the Avs in the past week. Colorado has managed a single goal in their past three preseason contests, all losses,…...

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The Avalanche have been the most successful shootout team in the NHL since its inception. Will they be equally dangerous in the 3-on-3 overtime? Austin: The Avalanche are 63-35 since the NHL adopted the shootout, so they are going to have to be lights out in 3-on-3 hockey if they want to match that 64% all-time win…...

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The Colorado Avalanche finished up their home slate of preseason games as the Los Angeles Kings came calling to the Pepsi Center Sunday night and walked out with a 2-1 shootout victory over the Avalanche. A game mostly dominated throughout by the Kings, the Avalanche would have been happy to steal the point had this been the regular season…...

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