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This time of year is always defined by rampant scoreboard-watching. The Avalanche are keeping their eyes on the likes of Minnesota, Dallas, Arizona, and Chicago as their competition for the wild card spots in the postseason. Given the disappointing results of last night where Minnesota scored twice in the final two minutes of regulation to steal two points from Winnipeg,…...

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LOVELAND – If you live enough life, you get used to seeing the faces people make in certain situations. When I went to talk with A.J. Greer following the Colorado Eagles 5-3 victory over the San Antonio Rampage, I was expecting the face of a young man who was searching for answers. He had just finished off a three-point night (one…...

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In this edition of the “Avalanche Weekly Breakdown”, presented by Piper Electric, Adrian Dater and Allie Monroy discuss the ongoing overtime curse still afflicting the team. Why does this keep happening? Also up for discussion: Dater gives his opinion on the Derick Brassard trade, and what to watch for this weekend when the Avs open a two-game road trip in…...

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Some uncut audio here, from another overtime loss. Not a whole lot, as the Avs’ locker room cleared out pretty darn quick. Just the new guy, Derick Brassard and the coach. Plus, some Patrik Nemeth from earlier in the day. Oh, and some Alan Roach from the Howard Stern Show. Seriously, our Avs PA voice, a guest on the Stern…...

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It was all right there for it to be a storybook day for Derick Brassard. Start the day with one team, play for the other just down the hall. Score the go-ahead goal with about 12 minutes left in the game, despite almost no sleep the night before and not having skated for three days. It’s still a great story.…...

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Sven Andrighetto (C-) – Back to the fourth line, back to mostly disappearing. Shot metrics were nice, I guess. Tyson Barrie (C+) – He was on for two of the goals against but I didn’t think his defense was necessarily the problem on either play but there were mistakes galore from him tonight. He pitched in with two assists and could have…...

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Not content to sit idly by and let the trade deadline come and go like they did last year (at least at the NHL level), the Avalanche dipped their toe in the trade waters by acquiring Derick Brassard from the Florida Panthers. The Avalanche also acquired a sixth-round selection in the 2020 NHL Draft if Brassard does not re-sign with…...

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Every year there are defining moments throughout the season that people get attached to because they were either so unexpected or so spectacular (or both) that they couldn’t help but be etched into your memories forever. When I think back to last year and Colorado’s unexpected run to the postseason, I obviously remember the 10-game winning streak and the game…...

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I’m actually having a hard time getting this story started. Or, I was anyway. I probably sat here for 15 minutes staring at the milky white screen thinking “Did I just see what I think I saw?” I mean, look, we did not witness man walking on the moon. We did not witness the Rapture or anything. All that happened…...

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What a win, eh Avs Nation? Wow, not sure I saw that coming in the third there, but it’s a Colorado Avalanche road victory in Chicago, putting them two points up on the Hawks, with a game still in hand. If the atrocious Detroit Red Wings weren’t the opponent for the Minnesota Wild tonight, the Avs would not still be…...

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After the process dominating the results for a while and goaltending being the primary face of their issues, the Avalanche rolled into Chicago tonight and flipped the script. In what was their worst defensive showing in quite a while, Semyon Varlamov once again owned the United Center. Varlamov’s stellar performance continues a strong run from him as his resurgence has…...

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In sports, sometimes you win. Sometimes you lose. And sometimes you lose a lot. Such has been the case for the Colorado Avalanche of late. The team is entering the final days before the trade deadline while clinging to the final wild card spot by the tips of their fingers. Their 25-24-11 record, good for 61 points in 60 games, edged…...

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Uncut audio from Avs locker room, following the 7-1 win over Winnipeg. I have three players for you here, A.J. Greer, Gabe Landeskog and Matt Nieto. All three contributed in different ways to what I thought was the most impressive win of the Avs season. First up, Greer, who scored his first career goal: Next up, Landy, talking about this…...

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