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The Colorado Avalanche traded goaltender Reto Berra to the Florida Panthers for Center Rocco Grimaldi.

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Colorado Avalanche waive back up goaltender Reto Berra, ending his conditioning stint with the San Antonio Rampage.

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Welcome to the Roy Report! Every Wednesday, Avalanche head coach Patrick Roy peels back the curtain on the team during an in-depth radio interview on FM 104.3 The Fan. Even if you missed it, BSN Denver has your back, providing both a recap and analysis to keep you up to speed. 1. Play of the Week – Matt Duchene’s goal…...

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Welcome to the Roy Report! Every Wednesday, Avalanche head coach Patrick Roy peels back the curtain on the team during an in-depth radio interview on FM 104.3 The Fan. Even if you missed it, BSN Denver has your back, providing both a recap and analysis to keep you up to speed.  Building off the Roadtrip The Avs finished their historically…...

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Welcome to the Roy Report! Every Wednesday, Avalanche head coach Patrick Roy peels back the curtain on the team during an in-depth radio interview on FM 104.3 The Fan. Even if you missed it, BSN Denver has your back, providing both a recap and analysis to keep you up to speed.  Road Trip & Special Teams Roy was understandably disappointed…...

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Follow me on Twitter if you’re into hockey, numbers, and self-deprecation. Welcome to my column The Weekly Review, now hosted by the wonderful folks over at BSN Denver. I use this segment primarily to analyze Colorado’s performance over the course of the previous week, although you should also expect the occasional misguided attempt at humour. Tonight, we’re coming to you…...

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“Figures often beguile me…There are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies, and statistics.” – Mark Twain Hockey statistics lie. Before my much anticipated lynching, allow me to clarify my position. While they may be fun to discuss, advanced statistics fail to tell a complete and accurate story about a game, as well as a team. Saturday’s Avalanche game against the…...

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WHERE/WHEN November 14, 2015 – Game 17 Bell Centre / Montreal, QC HIGHLIGHTS GAME RUNDOWN After a moment of silence and the French National anthem in remembrance of the tragedy in Paris yesterday, the game started with a pretty decent pace. Both goalies were tested early, but Reto Berra had to make an outstanding series of saves around…...

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WHERE/WHEN Thursday, Nov. 12, 2015, Game 16 TD Garden, Boston, Massachusetts HIGHLIGHTS The Boston Bruins launched into the first period, putting a lot of pressure on the Colorado Avalanche top line. Boston capitalized on defenseman Nick Holden’s broken stick with captain Zdeno Chara scoring a little over a minute into the contest. The Avalanche challenged the goal for goaltender…...

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Welcome to the Roy Report! Every Wednesday, Avalanche head coach Patrick Roy peels back the curtain on the team during an in-depth radio interview on FM 104.3 The Fan. Even if you missed it, BSN Denver has your back, providing both a recap and analysis to keep you up to speed.  Last Nights Win & Bad Angle Shots  The first…...

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WHERE/WHEN November 10th, 2015 – Game 15 Wells Fargo Center/Philadelphia, PA HIGHLIGHTS GAME RUNDOWN The game got off to the flukiest of all possible starts when Jarome Iginla flung a soft shot at Michal Neuvirth that happened to squeeze in between the goaltender’s skate and the post. This happened within the first minute of play and set the tone of…...

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Sometimes it’s tough to run the BSN Mailbag. Given the start the Avalanche are off to, you can imagine some of the questions we’re receiving. There are a few that are sarcastic, a couple that are downright mean, but mostly there just seems to be a sense of simmering frustration bubbling in the fanbase. And can anyone blame them?…...

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Since the retirement of Patrick Roy in 2003, the goaltender position has often been filled by players with a great many questions. From David Aebischer and Jose Theodore to the painful Peter Budaj/Andrew Raycroft tandem and through the drama of Craig Anderson’s short tenure to the now bright future and stability Semyon Varlamov has brought, goaltending has been in…...

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The San Antonio Rampage opening night roster is starting to take shape as depth signings continue to trickle in. While some players are fully expected to start the season in Texas, there are more than a few who will be battling for a spot with the Avalanche on opening night. This week begins a series of articles looking at…...

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As we approach the NHL Draft and Free Agency, it seemed a good time to turn back the clock and take a look at the moves that have been made by the current hierarchy of Patrick Roy and Joe Sakic, whose job titles betray the conflicting responsibilities they share. While Sakic is the Executive Vice President, General Manager, andAlternate…...

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Late in the season, searching for positives and desperate to find redeeming qualities, the Colorado Avalanche gave everyone the story of the season when rookie Joey Hishon’s story of redemption, his long battle against concussions and the long-derailed career of the once-great prospect finally appearing back on track, overtook the hockey world. Very quietly, Avs backup goaltender Reto Berra has…...

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In a disappointing season for the Colorado Avalanche, it’s all about finding the small things to take solace in. For one more night, the Avs staved off mathematical elimination from the playoffs as they held off the Anaheim Ducks on the road, 4-2, despite being thoroughly outplayed for much of the game. A breakaway goal by Matt Duchene, his 21st…...

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One of the saving graces of being realistically eliminated from the playoff race with two weeks left to play is the opportunity to give some players a chance a team normally otherwise would not be willing to provide. Such is the case of the Colorado Avalanche tonight in giving yet another opportunity to backup goaltender Reto Berra, whose play this…...

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Sports are filled with hyperbole. Everywhere you look, you’re seeing the “GREATEST TEAM OF ALL-TIME” or a rough equivalent. You’re never not in the presence of greatness when you’re witnessing sports unfold on a live stage. When I say that this Colorado Avalanche team might be the most resilient team since the glory days of Sakic, Roy, and Forsberg I’m…...

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With the Avalanche season all but over entering tonight’s game against the Edmonton Oilers, there was a sense coming into this game that a letdown was inevitable. Facing the 28th place team in a 30-team league two nights after being all but eliminated from the playoff race, the start of the game was the kind of deflating effort that you…...

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