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So, OK then. Just when everybody was pricing weekend flights to Las Vegas, the Golden Knights blow a three-goal lead with half a period to play, then tie it in the final minute, then lose in OT to the San Jose Sharks. That might have been the most amazing comeback I’ve ever seen. Or, the biggest choke I’ve ever seen.…...

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Joe Sakic did an impromptu press conference tonight, with the few select people who bother to cover the Avalanche on a regular basis. As I wrote three days ago, the main takeaway from the presser was the fact that the Avs’ GM absolutely will not entertain any offers for any of the team’s top existing young prospects – or for…...

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Colorado Avalanche general manager Joe Sakic sat down with BSN Denver to give a look at what's going on with his team as it prepares for the new season.

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Colorado Avalanche GM Joe Sakic spoke about his team's big night at the NHL Draft.

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It’s here, the latest Avalanche Treasure Hunt, where I hide various Avs memorabilia around the Denver metro area, give some clues to their location and it’s finders’ keepers after that. This is a PREVIEW of the items to be hidden. The hunt will begin on Sunday, May 27, at a time of my choosing (probably not too long after I…...

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LOVELAND – Dressed in blue jeans and an open-button flannel shirt exposing a casual tee underneath, Martin Lind doesn’t look like your typical hockey team owner. As the principal owner of the Colorado Eagles puts it, “I don’t like coming to hockey games in a tie.” That allows him to fit in just fine with his Eagles customers. Despite a…...

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Colorado Avalanche sign Jared Bednar to new 1-year contract extension

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The Good, Bad, and Ugly of the last week of Colorado Avalanche hockey.

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An oral history of the 2000 Ray Bourque trade to Colorado

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Joe Sakic talks about the Avalanche's trade deadline plans

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Will the Avalanche be buyers or sellers at the NHL trade deadline?

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Tyson Barrie knows his name will be in trade rumors as the NHL trade deadline approaches

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Milan Hejduk's top five moments with the Avalanche

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Milan Hejduk will get his No. 23 jersey retired to the rafters by the Colorado Avalanche Saturday night.

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The Pittsburgh Penguins are reportedly trying to trade 28-year-old defenseman Ian Cole. The Colorado Avalanche just sent two young D-men – Chris Bigras and Andrei Mironov – down to San Antonio, giving them only six healthy defensemen going into Wednesday’s game with Winnipeg. Coincidence? Maybe. But based on my own reporting, I can say that the Avs have some interest…...

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Let’s open up the mailbag here, for some Avs talk. What a week eh? Waiting for the Matt Duchene trade turned into the hockey version of “Waiting for Godot”, but it finally happened Sunday night. I know there are lots of questions surrounding the deal and what the results will be down the road, so let’s get started: https://twitter.com/poleary19/status/928075522533404672 Hello…...

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Running on about three hours sleep here, so not gonna get too fancy on the keyboard. For some stupid reason, I decided to rent a car to get around New York (and Philly) over the weekend, including the very stupid decision to drive into New York City yesterday while the New York City Marathon was still going on. I swear,…...

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BROOKLYN, N.Y. – If ever there was a story that seemed destined to finish “And they lived happily ever after”, it was the union of Matt Duchene and the Colorado Avalanche. As a boy growing up in remote Halliburton, Ontario, Duchene papered the walls of his room with posters of Avalanche heroes such as Joe Sakic, Patrick Roy and Peter Forsberg.…...

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BOSTON – He’s played hard. He’s played well. He has begun to look a guy enjoying his job and his life again, with a Colorado Avalanche logo on his chest. Do you believe in miracles? OK, settle down Al Michaels. Things are still pretty awkward around Matt Duchene. After a seemingly happy conversation about the game he’d just played Monday,…...

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