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Colorado Avalanche: Ditching Ian Cole frees up minutes for Bowen ByramWhile losing Ian Cole is a bummer, having a chance to see what Bowen Byram can do is the major win of the Colorado Avalanche's trade for Greg Pateryn.

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Colorado Avalanche, Minnesota Wild swap veteran defensemenBefore facing the Los Angeles Kings on Tuesday, the Colorado Avalanche dealt defenseman Ian Cole to the Minnesota Wild for Greg Pateryn.

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Colorado Avalanche at LA Kings, Jan. 19: Lines, gamethread and how to watchAfter two frustrating and near-identical losses to the Minnesota Wild, the Los Angeles Kings won't be getting a break anytime soon.

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Colorado Avalanche send Ian Cole to Minnesota Wild for Greg PaterynColorado and Minnesota have swapped veteran defensemen, with the Avalanche acquiring Greg Pateryn and the Wild receiving Ian Cole.

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Ian Cole traded to Minnesota as Avs prioritize money and youthIt's been a wild 24 hours for Greg Pateryn, who woke up this morning with news from the league that he was being fined $5,000 for a cross-checking incident in last night's game against the Anaheim Ducks.

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DNVR Avalanche Podcast: Avs Acquire Greg Pateryn In whirlwind TuesdayThe Colorado Avalanche have traded Ian Cole to the Minnesota Wild for Greg Pateryn. A move likely targeted at opening up opportunity for some of the Avs defensive prospects and potentially a predecessor for more.

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Joe Sakic Just Cooked Up A Sneaky Nice TradeOver the last 4-5 years, Joe Sakic has become a bit of a wizard with trades.

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NHL TradeMinnesota Wild trade Greg Pateryn to Colorado Avalanche for Ian Cole. Ian Cole had been mentioned in Colorado Avalanche trade rumours not long ago.

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Avalanche trades Ian Cole to Minnesota for Greg PaterynThe Avalanche announced Tuesday it has traded veteran defenseman Ian Cole for Minnesota Wild defenseman Greg Pateryn.

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Minnesota Wild acquire D Ian Cole from Colorado Avalanche for Greg PaterynThe Minnisota Wild have acquired defenceman Ian Cole from the Colorado Avalanche in exchange for defenceman Greg Pateryn.

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Minnesota Wild To Acquire Ian ColeAccording to Michael Russo of The Athletic, the Minnesota Wild and Colorado Avalanche have swapped a pair of veteran defensemen....

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Snapshots: Hurricanes, Babcock, AvalancheNot only have the Carolina Hurricanes had three forwards test positive for COVID-19 today, but Sara Civian of The Athletic also confirms that the reason Jordan Staal was placed on the COVID Protocol Related Absences list was because of a positive test result last week.

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Injuries push Erik Johnson into lineup sooner than expectedThe Avalanche made it through two whole games before the injury woes of last year began to descend upon them again.

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Avalanche already missing two injured players; Francouz and Burakovsky out TuesdayAvalanche goalie Pavel Francouz and winger Andre Burakovsky suffered injuries in practice Monday and will not be in Tuesday's lineup at the Los Angeles Kings, coach Jared Bednar said.

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Andre Burakovsky and Pavel Francouz both injured; out day-to-DayJuly 29, 2020; Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA; Andre Burakovsky #95 of the Colorado Avalanche congratulates goaltender Pavel Francouz #39 after they won 3-2 over the Minnesota Wild in their exhibition game prior to the 2020 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Rogers Place on July 29, 2020 in Edmonton, Alberta.

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Avalanche defensive log-jam a good problem to have: "It's a strength of our team"Through training camp and the first two regular-season games, the Avalanche's defensive corps was obvious.

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Avalanche vs Kings Betting PreviewLet's take a look at this Western Division showdown from a betting perspective in our Avalanche vs. Kings betting preview with odds, picks and predictions.

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LA Kings vs. Colorado Avalanche: How to WatchThe Kings host the Aves looking for their first win of the season.

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NHL Rumors: Colorado Avalanche and the Vancouver CanucksWill there be an odd man out on the Colorado Avalanche's blue line? When will Travis Green get an extension from the Vancouver Canucks?

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Colorado Avalanche Game Day: Layover in Los AngelesThe Colorado Avalanche start a four-game road trip in California today. They play the Los Angeles Kings twice and then the Anaheim Ducks twice.

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Colorado Avalanche StaxThe Herald office is open 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday, and is closed for most major holidays.

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Colorado Avalanche: That Went WellAfter shutting out the St. Louis Blues 8-0, the Colorado Avalanche are more than happy to continue their chemistry as they begin their 2-game series against the LA Kings.

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Avalanche's Greg Pateryn: Traded to ColoradoThe Wild traded Pateryn to the Avalanche in exchange for Ian Cole on Tuesday, Michael Russo of The Athletic reports.

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Los Angeles Kings vs Colorado Avalanche NHL Picks, Odds, Predictions 1/19/21Colorado Avalanche at Los Angeles Kings 1/19/21: NHL Hockey free preview, analysis, prediction, odds and pick against the spread.

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Colorado Avalanche at Los Angeles Kings odds, picks and predictionPreviewing Tuesday's Colorado Avalanche at Los Angeles Kings NHL betting odds and lines, with hockey picks, tips and predictions.

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On the Road Again with the Avs: What a difference 25 years makesBUENA PARK, Calif.  My first-ever regular-season road trip with the Avs was to Los Angeles.

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Colorado Avalanche don't mess with formula as they prepare for four games in CaliforniaThere were two more defensemen waiting in the wings when the Colorado Avalanche headed out for a four-game road trip through Southern California after practice Monday.

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Avalanche off to L.A., Anaheim in mini-bubble settingsVersatile winger Andre Burakovsky and the Avalanche practiced Monday before departing for Los Angeles to begin a four-game road trip.

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High-scoring Avalanche open road trip against KingsAfter putting their goal-scoring prowess on display Friday, the Colorado Avalanche will be well rested heading into Tuesday's game against the Los Angeles Kings that opens a four-game Southern California road trip.

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Hockey GodsJJ Jerez and Aarif Deen break down the Avalanche's opening two games against the St. Louis Blues.

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Kiz vs. Chambers: Who will be odd man out in Avalanche's log jam at blue line?Who's the Colorado D-man that's most likely to be disappointed with his ice time this season?

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High-scoring Avalanche open road trip against KingsAfter putting their goal-scoring prowess on display Friday, the Colorado Avalanche will be well rested heading into Tuesday's game against the Los Angeles Kings that opens a four-game Southern California road trip.

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NHL power rankings: Is it way too early for these?The 56-game regular season is going to be a sprint. And in a sprint, you can't win if you stumble out of the blocks.

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How did each Avalanche player perform against the Blues?The two games against the Blues gives insight into players' skill sets and how the Avs might use them.

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Morning Flurries: Erik Johnson and Bo Byram join their teammates at practiceJohnson joined Avs prospect Bowen Byram in making their first appearances of the season on Sunday, with Johnson earning his clearance for COVID protocol following his positive test and Byram finally being released from quarantine following his late arrival due to the 2021 IIHF World Junior Championships.

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Best and worst of the NHL this week: How the Colorado Avalanche are handling being a top Stanley Cup favoriteWe check in with captain Gabriel Landeskog on the heightened expectations. Plus, three stars of the week, top upcoming games on tap and more.

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Defensemen Erik Johnson and Bo Byram complete quarantine, rejoin AvalancheVeteran Avalanche defenseman Erik Johnson practiced with the team Sunday, a day after his quarantine for a positive COVID-19 test ended.

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Byram and Johnson practice but their season debuts remain a mysteryBoth Bowen Byram and Erik Johnson practiced with the team for the first time this season, kicking off speculation of when either might get into the lineup.

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West Notes: Ekman-Larsson, Johnson, Vegas, San Diego GullsWhile there was some concern that he might miss significant time, Arizona Coyotes head coach Rick Tocchet said that defenseman Oliver Ekman-Larsson, who took a big hit from San Jose's Evander Kane , Saturday, is considered to be day-to-day with a lower-body injury, although he is expected to skip the road trip to Las Vegas, according to...

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A snowboarder survived an avalanche and caught the heart-racing experience on tapeCNN) — Less than a minute after carving down the slopes of backcountry Colorado, a snowboarder was swept up in an avalanche.

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Watch this snowboarder survive an avalanche in ColoradoAmateur snowboarder Maurice Kervin survived a dangerous avalanche near No Name Peak in Colorado. Video captures how an avalanche airbag helped save his life.

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Taxi Squad Shuffle: 01/17/21It appears as though there will be daily movement this season between the active roster and taxi squad, and although some major names may be highlighted in separate articles, this is where you’ll find the majority of shuffle news each day.

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Morning Flurries: Avalanche getting to full strength and hitting their stridePlus, yesterday saw a full slate of games for the first weekend in action for the NHL.

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Off The Record: Florida Mistakes Ripple NHL Trade MarketDid Bill Zito shake up the NHL Trade market and make Team USA standout goalie Spencer Knight reconsider playing for the Florida Panthers?

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Top 10 NHL Sophomores To Watch in 2020-21 NHL SeasonYesterday, we took a look at the top 10 Calder trophy candidates, today we look at the top 10 sophomores to watch for the 2020-21 NHL season.

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Why Altitude TV went all-in on sports betting as embattled network endures pandemicThe Nuggets and Avalanche seasons are underway without resolution for the multi-year carriage dispute keeping games off local television on the state’s largest cable provider.

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Chambers: Avalanche lacks a deterrent, giving Blues and Golden Knights a significant edgeThe St. Louis Blues got tougher with the free-agent addition of depth forward Kyle Clifford, the kind of player the Avalanche sorely lacks.

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Watch this snowboarder survive an avalanche in ColoradoAmateur snowboarder Maurice Kervin survived a dangerous avalanche near No Name Peak in Colorado. Video captures how an avalanche airbag helped save his life.

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Eagles Sign Four Avalanche Draft Picks to Tryout AgreementsThe Colorado Eagles, proud AHL affiliate of the Colorado Avalanche, have announced that the team has signed goaltender Trent Miner and forwards Luka Burzan, Jean-Luc Foudy and Sasha Mutala to amateur tryout agreements for the team's upcoming camp, which kicks off on Monday, Jan.

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St. Louis Blues at Colorado Avalanche odds, picks and predictionSt. Louis Blues at Colorado Avalanche odds, picks and prediction.

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NHL podcast with Matt Harrington: Saturday night's action saw some great offense for opening weekendThe Philadelphia Flyers Travis Konecny scores his third goal for a hat trick behind Pittsburgh Penguins Marcus Pettersson and goalie Casey DeSmith on Fri Jan 15, 2021 at Wells Fargo Center in PhiladelphiaÂ.

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Colorado Avalanche prove that they could well be the real deal in 2020-21The Colorado Avalanche dropped a tough one on Opening Night but they bounced back perfectly, proving that they could be the real deal in 2020-21.

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No fans at Ball Arena. No deal with Comcast or Dish. Avalanche, Nuggets fans on the outsideThe stalemate has gotten worse for Avalanche and Nuggets fans. Many still cannot regularly watch their team on television, and now all home games at Ball Arena are played before empty seats.

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NHL roundup: Avalanche annihilate Blues 8-0The Colorado Avalanche scored six power-play goals in an 8-0 onslaught of the visiting St. Louis Blues on Friday night in Denver.

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Taxi Squad Shuffle: 01/16/21The Avalanche announced that they have assigned defenseman Conor Timmins to the taxi squad. Meanwhile, blueliner Bowen Byram was recalled from AHL Colorado. To make room on the taxi squad, forwards Shane Bowers and Logan O’Connor were assigned to the Eagles. Timmins has played in both games so far this season, logging a little over 15...

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Colorado Avalanche announcer makes most of intermissions by playing Solitaire and Pong on iceThe pandemic has forced so many of us to find ways to remain entertained during the quiet moments when were not busy.

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It's way too early for the St. Louis Blues overreactionsThe hot takes are already flying around the St. Louis Blues. Did you know the Blues are a Stanley Cup contender?

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Avalanche show why they are a Stanley Cup contender in 2021We knew the Colorado Avalanche would probably bounce back after a 4-1 loss to the St. Louis Blues on the opening night of National Hockey League action on Wednesday.

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Johnson and Byram set to join the AvalancheBoth Erik Johnson and Bowen Byram are set to end their league mandated quarentine.

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NHL Daily  Debuts and WinsThe Capitals, Senators, Lightning, Flyers, and Avalanche are victorious in a night that featured the debuts of Vitek Vanecek and Tim Stützle.

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5 takeaways from the Avalanche's 8-0 rout over the St. Louis BluesTwo nights after playing poorly and losing its opener 4-1 to the St. Louis Blues, the Avalanche bulldozed the Blues 8-0 on Friday at Ball Arena.

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Avalanche Review Game 2: Avs 8, Blues 0, MacKinnon, Mikko, Man RocketThe Avs sent a message to the St. Louis Blues blowing them out of Ball Arena with ease.

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Avs Game 2 Grades: ShellackingPierre-Edouard Bellemare - A - The Avs were up so much in the third that Belly was running the powerplay.

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Avs flip the script in complete domination of BluesOne of the things I love about sports is the obvious opportunity for redemption. Have a bad game where you get embarrassed on home ice against a longtime rival?

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Avs Game Grades: Utter dominationWell, if anyone was concerned with how the season was going to go after Wednesdays 4-1 loss, the Avs should have hopefully since quelled them.

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First two Blues-Avalanche matchups show the best — and worst — of both teamsAfter the Blues' 4-1 win Wednesday, the Avalanche responded with an 8-0 shellacking.

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DNVR Avalanche Podcast: Nathan MacKinnon, Gabe Landeskog and Mikko Rantanen lead Avs to absolute destruction of BluesThe Colorado Avalanche shutout the St. Louis Blues, beating them 8-0 in their second game of the NHL 2021 season.

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Blues Vs. Avalanche RecapAvs score six power play goals on way to 8-0 dismantling of the Blues.

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St. Louis Blues vs Colorado AvalancheNHL tonight. Hockey tonight.

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Avalanche score six power-play goals, bury Blues 8-0Nathan MacKinnon had a goal and two assists, Gabriel Landeskog scored twice to reach 200 goals for his career, and the Colorado Avalanche beat the St. Louis Blues 8-0 on Friday night in Denver.

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NHL HighlightsExtended highlights of the St. Louis Blues at the Colorado Avalanche.

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NHL Game HighlightsGabriel Landeskog scored twice and Nathan MacKinnon had three points as the Avalanche completely destroyed the Blues, winning 8-0.

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Avalanche routs St. Louis 8-0 behind MacKinnon line, five power-play goalsJared Bednar's decision to reassemble the Avalanche's top line on Friday probably led to better results than the coach could have hoped.

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Landeskog and Rantanen hit career milestones as the Avalanche get their first win of the seasonAfter losing the season opener, the Colorado Avalanche bounced back nicely Friday night to blow out the St. Louis Blues for their first win of the season in an 8-0 rout.

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Avalanche bury Blues with 6 power play goals in 8-0 routThe Colorado Avalanche scored 6 power play goals en route to an 8-0 drubbing of the St. Louis Blues.

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Gabriel Landeskog Scores 200th Career Goal Off Perfect Feed From RantanenWatch as Gabriel Landeskog scores his 200th career goal after Mikko Rantanen fights off a defender behind the net and makes a perfect feed to the Avalanche captain.

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Landeskog scores 200th goal, Avalanche rout Blues 8-0DENVER — Gabriel Landeskog scored two goals to reach 200 for his career, helping the Colorado Avalanche rebound from an opening-night loss with an 8-0 rout of the St. Louis Blues on Friday.

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Blues at Avalanche Game Day Thread: Say hi to the new guyThe Blues look to sweep the two game series against Colorado tonight.

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Avalanche vs Blues Live Stream Free On Reddit: Colorado Avalanche vs St. Louis Blues Ice Hockey Live stream anywhereThe St. Louis Blues will kick their 2021 campaign off on the road against the Colorado Avalanche at Bell Arena Wednesday.

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THE Denver Sports Podcast: Do slow starts matter more in a shortened season for NHL and NBA?Allie Monroy is joined by an All-Star panel of DNVR reporters to discuss a variety of sports topics in the Mile High City.

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St. Louis Blues' Ryan O'Reilly rips team after blowout loss to Colorado AvalancheSt. Louis Blues captain Ryan O'Reilly said his team "embarrassed ourselves" with its effort in Friday night's 8-0 loss to the Colorado Avalanche.

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Casper Ice Arena and Colorado Avalanche team upThe Casper Ice Arena has partnered with the NHL's Colorado Avalanche's Mile High Mites program to introduce kids to hockey every year since 2017, and they are doing it again in the spring of 2021.

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NHL roundup: Avalanche annihilate Blues 8-0U.S. carries out 13th and final execution under Trump administration.

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Colorado Avalanche hang 8 goals on St. Louis Blues, including 6 power-play talliesThe Colorado Avalanche failed to convert on their first power play but scored on the next six in an 8-0 demolition of the St. Louis Blues, who beat them Wednesday in the teams’ opener.

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Three-headed monster back together for Blues rematchColorado's first game of the season didn't go very well as they looked out of sync and lethargic in a 4-1 loss to the St. Louis Blues.

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Colorado Avalanche Gameday: Trying not to feel the Blues againThe Avalanche look to rebound in their second game of the season against the Blues in the first back-to-back matchup of the season.

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Coyotes a Potential Sleeper Threat for Avalanche in West DivisionThe Avalanche recognize the depth of St. Louis and Vegas. Of the other teams in the division, the Coyotes offer an unexpected challenge.

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How Avs fared in Athletic's player tiers and what it meansCan the Avalanche live up to preseason predictions and rankings that rate them atop the NHL?

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NHL arena rankings: Rate your rink and see how it stacks upTake The Athletic's NHL arena survey.

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Colorado Avalanche Look to Learn From Mistakes Against BluesWith their first game finishing in an underwhelming loss, the Colorado Avalanche look to get their first win in a rematch against the St. Louis Blues.

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Colorado Avalanche Gameday: Trying not to feel the Blues againThe Avalanche look to rebound in their second game of the season against the Blues in the first back-to-back matchup of the season.

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Avalanche Closes Season-Opening Series versus BluesThe Colorado Avalanche looks to earn its first victory of the season when it hosts the St. Louis Blues on Friday for the second game in-a-row at Ball Arena.

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Colorado avalanche survival caught on cameraSnowboarder Maurice Kervin used his airbag and safety training to stay on top of the snow as it carried him down the mountain.

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Top lines tweaked as Avalanche attempts to gain series split against St. Louis BluesOne game into the season, the Avalanche is mixing up its top two lines after the second threesome finished a combined minus-9 in Wednesday's 4-1 loss to the St. Louis Blues on opening night.

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Matt Calverts pink visor isnt a style choice; its a necessityAvalanche forward Matt Calvert turned some heads on the ice and on social media when he debuted his pink visor to the world during Wednesday nights game against the St. Louis Blues.

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DNVR Avalanche Live: NHL 2021 Opening Night takeawaysNHL 2021 Opening Night was January 13th and there were five games played. The Colorado Avalanche took on the St.

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'Ferocious' landscape-altering winds increase avalanche risk in Colorado'Ferocious' landscape-altering winds have recently resulted in heightened avalanche risk across several backcountry zones in Colorado.

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Colorado Avalanche quickly reflect before rematch with St. Louis BluesPopular Stanley Cup favorite Colorado was almost lackadaisical at times with the puck Wednesday night at Ball Arena while the St. Louis Blues came to play in a 4-1 win.

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LA Kings Jonathan Quick/ Cal Pedersen: Ready To Defend The Ice At All CostBy Nick Hamilton. LOS ANGELES  Two time Stanley Cup winning goalie Jonathan Quick has spent his entire 13-year career with the Los Angeles Kings.

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Sammy Blais To Have Hearing With Department Of Player SafetyThe season is exactly one day old and the Department of Player Safety already has some work to do.

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Avalanche Get 'Outworked,' Lose To Blues In Home OpenerAndre Burakovsky scored early in the first period for the Avalanche, whose streak of season-opening wins was halted at four.

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Bad start costs Avalanche in season openerThe Colorado Avalanche can't continue to fall behind early if they want to have a successful season.

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NHL Daily  Let the Games Begin!In the Opening Day of the 2020-21 NHL season we would see the Philadelphia Flyers, Tampa Bay Lightning, Toronto Maple Leafs, Vancouver Canucks, and St. Louis Blues all would emerge victorious.

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Avalanche Could See NHL Debuts From Byram and Bowers in 2020-21Whether acquired via draft or trade, two players that Avalanche fans have had their eyes on for a few seasons could make their NHL debut this season with the big club.

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NHL's Lake Tahoe Series Brings Back Hockey's Best RootsThe NHL will be heading to Lake Tahoe in February with two games and the league is taking hockey back to its very roots with the event.

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St Louis Blues top the Colorado Avalanche 4-1 to begin 2021 seasonIt's not how you start but how you finish, right?

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Avalanche Review Game 1: Blues 4, Avs 1, Rust-OlancheA rusty start to the season for the Avalanche as they have only themselves to blame in a messy loss to the St. Louis Blues on opening night.

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Avs Game 1 Grades: Lazy habitsPierre-Edouard Bellemare - D Bednar said in the post-game that he liked his fourth line, but he specifically named the other two players on it and not Bellemare.

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"We just got outworked all over the ice": Avs season opens with a resounding thud against St. Louis"Too many guys not doing enough." That's how Avalanche head coach finished his press conference following Colorado's season-opening 4-1 loss to the St. Louis Blues.

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Avs, considered Stanley Cup favorites, flop against Blues"We just got outworked, right from the start," Avalanche coach Jared Bednar said. "Not ready to go."

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DNVR Avalanche Podcast: Poor defense costs Colorado Avalanche in season opener against St. Louis BluesColorado Avalanche took on the St. Lous Blues in their first game of the 2021 NHL season.

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Avs Game Grades: Singin the BluesThe Avs may be the favorites to win the Stanley Cup and but nobody said itd be easy.

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Avalanche loses to St. Louis Blues, drops first game of season at Ball ArenaOpening its 25th-anniversary season at home with a new uniform ensemble didn't go well for the Avalanche on Wednesday.

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Avs wilt after fast start in season-opening loss to BluesWell, at least none of you wasted any actual money on that one. In the first game of the 2021 season, the Avs lost to the St. Louis Blues, 4-1, in front of a crowd of.

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Andre Burakovsky scores in first game of new season with Colorado AvalancheThe relentlessly fun hockey site, hopelessly devoted to the Washington Capitals and Alex Ovechkin. Our goal is to make hockey as fun about as it is to watch.

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PHOTOS: Colorado Avalanche host the St. Louis Blues at Ball Arena in the first game of the seasonColorado Avalanche right wing Mikko Rantanen gains control of the puck against St. Louis Blues defenseman Colton Parayko in the second period at Ball Arena Jan.

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Jordan Kyrou and Tyler Bozak Take Advantage Of Avalanche Turnover With Pretty PassingWatch as Jordan Kyrou finishes off some pretty passing between him and Tyler Bozak to take advantage of an Avalanche turnover and give the Blues a 2-1 lead.

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Devon Toews Leaves Game After Taking Hit To Head From Sammy BlaisColorado Avalanche defenceman Devon Toews was forced to leave the game after being hit in the head by St. Louis Blues forward Sammy Blais, but he would return later in the period.

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Andre Burakovsky Unloads One-Time Blast Past Jordan Binnington To Open ScoringWatch as Andre Burakovsky unloads on the puck in the slot to beat Jordan Binnington and give the Colorado Avalanche a 1-0 lead.

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Will the Colorado Avalanche win the Stanley Cup? The DNVR Bets NHL Season PreviewOn this episode of DNVR Bets Daily, Andre Simone and Ryan Koenigsberg get you ready for the Avalanche opening night!

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Colorado Avalanche: Expectations for Every Player in 2020-21 SeasonThe Avalanche believe they are contenders for the Stanley Cup in 2020-21. Their roster will have to play to its ability to achieve that goal.

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Avalanche vs. Blues live blog: Real-time updates from Colorado's season opener at Ball ArenaLive updates, tweets, photos, analysis and more from the Avalanche game against the St. Louis Blues at Ball Arena in Denver on Jan.

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Not only goalies wear masks: NHL coaches must cover facesWinnipeg coach Paul Maurice struggled to blow a whistle while wearing a mask. Barry Trotz couldn't see if one of his New York Islanders players was skating toward him because his mask had helped fog up his glasses.

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NHL Trade RumoursColumbus Blue Jackets trade rumours including Pierre Luc Dubois trade rumours, Montreal Canadiens trade rumours, Winnipeg Jets trade rumours, New York Rangers trade rumours, Ottawa Senators trade rumours, Colorado Avalanche trade rumours.

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West Division: Opening Rosters, Taxi Squads, and Salary Cap ProjectionsWest Division opening night rosters, members of their taxi squads, and team salary cap projections for the start of the 2020-21 NHL season.

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COVID Protocol Related Absences: 01/13/21As reported earlier,  beginning today, and each day for the remainder of the 2020-21 season, the NHL will be sharing the names of players who are “unavailable” to play or practice due to any number of factors that place them under the league's COVID-19 Protocol.

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How I Feel About The Return Of HockeyAbout a year ago, I purchased tickets to a game between the Colorado Avalanche and the Vegas Golden Knights.

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Sloppy play dooms Colorado Avalanche in season-opening loss to St. Louis BluesThe 2021 Avalanche season opener was one to forget as three ugly turnovers wound up in the back of the Colorado net in a 4-1 loss to the St. Louis Blues at nearly empty Ball Arena.

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Video of Snowboard Caught in Loveland Colorado AvalancheWhile backcountry snowboarding in Loveland, Colorado a snowboard caught the moment an avalanche started to take him on video.

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Avalanche's Erik Johnson out with positive COVID test, one of 27 NHL players during training campAvalanche defenseman Erik Johnson will miss Wednesdays season opener against the visiting St. Louis Blues because he tested positive for COVID-19, Colorado coach Jared Bednar said.

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Avalanche opening night roster and lineup finalizedThe Avalanche finalized their opening night roster yesterday and officially announced it today. Because of salary cap restrictions, they are not utilizing the full 23-player allotment, instead going with 21 players but using a full six-player taxi squad.

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Avalanche 360Andre Burakovsky, Pierre-Edouard Bellemare and J.T. Compher are mic'd up as the team goes through a socially-distanced media day and take the ice for practices and scrimmages before the puck drops on the new NHL campaign.

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Opening Night Storylines: Lightning, Matthews, Rivalries and MoreThe Tampa Bay Lightning, Auston Matthews, and prominent rivalries dominante the storylines on Opening Night of the 2020-21 season.

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Avalanche Sets Taxi SquadFor this year only, NHL teams can have an extra six players with its team via the "taxi squad" that won't count against the salary cap while a member of said squad.

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Avalanche vs. Blues live blog: Real-time updates from Colorado's season opener at Ball ArenaLive updates, tweets, photos, analysis and more from the Avalanche game against the St. Louis Blues at Ball Arena in Denver on Jan.

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Can The Lightning Repeat? Are The Avs For Real? What To Watch In The 2020-21 NHL Season.A new NHL season is about to begin, and it comes after one unlike any other in the history of the league.

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Colorado Avalanche Cup Runs Built by Timely Trades From Pierre LacroixIn Colorado's 25th anniversary season, we look back at the bold moves by former GM Pierre Lacroix that built the Avalanche into champions.

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Colorado Avalanche Game Day: The season is finally hereThe Colorado Avalanche kick off the season at home against the St. Louis Blues.

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Avalanche's Stanley Cup 2021 odds: What are Colorado's chances entering the NHL seasonIf betting odds are any indication of Colorado's chances, the outlook is good.

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NHL Rumors: Blue Jackets, Panthers, Oilers, Leafs, Senators, Avs, Grabner and DuclairThe Panthers haven't asked Keith Yandle about waiving his no-trade clause. Rumor hits on Pierre-Luc Dubois, Jujhar Khaira, Logan Brown, Ian Cole and Anthony Duclair.

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Colorado Avalanche: Excitement for the First Game of the SeasonAUGUST 02: Nazem Kadri #91 of the Colorado Avalanche scores the game winning goal against the St. Louis Blues at the 20 minute mark of the third period in a Round Robin game during the 2020 NHL Stanley Cup Playoff at the Rogers Place on August 02, 2020 in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

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The Colorado Avalanche Aren't Afraid of ExpectationsColorado comes into the 2021 NHL season as one of the league's Stanley Cup favorites.

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Colorado Avalanche Promos: Bet $20, Win $125 if the Avs Score a Goal, More!Hockey is back, boys and girls! While it may not be the most popular sport in the country, it's certainly popular in Colorado.

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Nathan MacKinnon Earns No. 2 Spot On NHL Top Players ListColorado Avalanche fans don't need to be told how good Nathan MacKinnon is. But a reminder of how good seems appropriate before the Avs kickoff their season.

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Avalanche GM Joe Sakic Credits Pierre Lacroix For Assist In His SuccessDENVER — Joe Sakic learned early on the secret behind building a contending Stanley Cup team - keep everything secret.

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Why the Avalanche's Stanley Cup window is wide open: "They're loaded, everywhere you look."There is a striking similarity between this year's Avalanche and the group that first arrived on the Front Range a quarter-century ago.

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Avs lines and D pairs for tonight against BluesDont forget to take your pregame nap for this one, as the puck drop may not happen until 8:40 or so tonight.

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Joe Sakic's Avalanche prepare for 'Stanley Cup or nothing'In less than four years the Avalanche has gone from last-place NHL team to juggernaut.

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2021 NHL predictions: One oddly specific pick for every teamIt's one of Sean McIndoe's favorite annual traditions, but will any of these actually come true?

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NHL taxi squads: Why it's more than just picking six playersThe U.S.-Canada border closure and the late start to the OHL and WHL seasons have given NHL GMs a lot to think about selecting a taxi squad.

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2021 Stanley Cup Odds: Avalanche, Lightning Named Preseason Betting FavoritesThe Tampa Bay Lightning are the defending Stanley Cup champions, but it's the Colorado Avalanche that are the betting favorites to win the 2021 title.

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You Just Crushed My DreamsA cheerful JJ Jerez and Aarif Deen break down the first open practice of the season to kick off Hockey Mountain High's last offseason episode of the year.

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Avalanche notebook: Erik Johnson still "unfit" and officially ruled out for opener; Joe Sakic on Stanley Cup-or-bust goal; late GM Pierre Lacroix to bDefenseman Erik Johnson, the Avalanche's most veteran player, will begin the season "unfit to play" in his 10th full year with the team.

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Kiszla: Does Joe Sakic need to make one more big move for Avs to win their first Stanley Cup in 20 years?It's Stanley Cup or bust. Anything less than a championship for the Avalanche won't be good enough.

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Will Nathan MacKinnon finally win the Hart?The face of the Colorado Avalanche returns for another year with a single-minded focus. Win the Stanley Cup.

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2021 NHL Season Predictions: Standings, Playoffs and AwardsWith the 2021 NHL season upon us, it's time for the obligatory predictions. The Colorado Avalanche enter the season as the betting favorite to win the Stanley Cup and by all accounts, the team is embracing it.

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Joe Sakic: Cup is Avs' 'expectation' — and more camp notesSakic says a run at the Cup is the Avalanche's "expectation" as the roster and special teams take shape heading into the season opener.

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Why Avalanche rookie defenseman Bo Byram is on fast-track for early ice time in 2021Bo Byram might be the class clown of the Colorado Avalanche if you listen to his former teammates as Canada won the silver medal last week at the World Junior Championships in Edmonton.

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Here's what needs to happen for Avalanche to take the next stepHockey's great ones, including the Great One himself, Wayne Gretzky, say you have to lose before you can learn how to win.

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Stanley Cup odds: Avs, Golden Knights ahead of Lightning as favoritesLooking at some sleepers, and Eddie Olczyk's choice of Nathan MacKinnon as NHL's best player.

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Terrifying footage captures skier caught in Colorado avalancheThe Friends of Colorado Avalanche Information Center took to Facebook to share a video of an avalanche that occurred in Colorado, catching a skier and pulling them down the hill.

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Terrifying footage captures person caught in Colorado avalancheThe Friends of Colorado Avalanche Information Center took to Facebook to share a video of an avalanche that occurred in Colorado, catching a person and pulling them down the hill.

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Colorado Avalanche Promotion: Bet $20, Win $125 if the Avs Score a Goal!Hockey is back, boys and girls! While it may not be the most popular sport in the country, it's certainly popular in Colorado.

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DNVR Avalanche Podcast: NHL Season PredictionsThe NHL 2021 Season begins in ONE DAY! The Colorado Avalanche are set to take on the St. Louis Blues at 8:30pm Wednesday, January 13th.

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Avs, Sakic looking to honor Pierre Lacroix this season and beyondBefore he even began taking questions from the media, Avs GM Joe Sakic wanted to make it clear that the organization will be honoring the late, great Pierre Lacroix not just this season, but in the future as well.

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Colorado Avalanche: 25 of the team's most memorable moments in DenverThe Colorado Avalanche are celebrating their 25th anniversary season in Denver. With direction from Colorado fans, The Gazette gathered 25 of the most memorable moments from a quarter century of Avs hockey.

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Colorado Avalanche, Vegas Golden Knights lead odds to win 2021 Stanley CupKeith Jones, Eddie Olczyk and Kathryn Tappen break down the odds for the 2021 Stanley Cup and explain why Colorado and Vegas are the teams to beat in.

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Looking back at Avalanche's Matt Duchene trade three years laterBy unloading center Matt Duchene in the three-team deal with Ottawa and Nashville on Nov.

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Avalanche To Play Golden Knights At Lake Tahoe For NHL Outdoor SeriesThe Colorado Avalanche will play the Vegas Golden Knights on Feb. 20 on an outdoor rink set up at Edgewood Golf Course in Stateline, Nevada.

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Meet the 2020-21 Colorado Avalanche: A breakdown of the team rosterColorado Avalanche NewsNews Based on facts, either observed and verified directly by the reporter, or reported and verified from knowledgeable sources.

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Bruins retiring jersey of NHL barrier breaker Willie O'ReeWillie ORee, who broke the NHLs color barrier, is set have his jersey retired by the Boston Bruins.

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NHL West Division Preview: The Good, the Bad, and the UglyThe Honda West division may not be drawing the interest that some of the other divisions are, but there could be a few surprises.

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NHL to have two outdoor games this season in Lake TahoeThe National Hockey League will have two outdoor games in Lake Tahoe during the 2020-21 regular season according to Sean Leahy of NBC Sports.

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NHL Rumors: Tampa Bay Lightning, Mike Hoffman, Colorado Avalanche, and the Difficulty of Making TradesMike Hoffman may not have received a two-year offer. The Colorado Avalanche could lose a good defenseman in the expansion draft.

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St. Louis Blues at Colorado Avalanche odds, picks and predictionPreviewing Wednesday's St. Louis Blues at Colorado Avalanche NHL betting odds and lines, with hockey picks, tips and predictions.

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Colorado Avalanche Display New Defensive Look in 2020-21In order to take command this season, however, the Avs will need to generate chances and get major stops from their backend players on the defense.

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10 Bold Predictions for the 2021 NHL SeasonWith new divisions, a flat salary cap, condensed schedules and expanded rosters, fans should go into the 2021 NHL season expecting the unexpected.

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Paul Klee: How Avalanche can honor late Pierre Lacroix during Colorado's highly anticipated NHL seasonPaul Klee writes: Wednesday, the Avs open the most anticipated season since his own glorious days as general manager, and Pierre Lacroixs shadow stretches up and down the teams second.

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Bowen Byram's next step: Avs top prospect eyes NHL after world juniors heartbreakBowen Byram is expected to start on the Colorado Avalanche taxi squad, but many expect him to force his way into the lineup before long.

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Why the NHL's move to more advertising is a net positive for hockey fans.The financial hardships of the COVID-19 Pandemic have ushered in an NHL Advertising Frenzy which, to the consternation of some fans, is actually a net positive for helping to keep the 2020-21 season financially viable.

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Joe Sakic, Colorado Avalanche Embracing NHL Favorite StatusJoe Sakic says his Avalanche being preseason NHL favorites to win the Stanley Cup is "exciting pressure," and now we'll see how his players respond.

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NHL predictions for 2020-21 season: Projecting the Stanley Cup, MVP and moreWho will raise Lord Stanley's Cup? Who should be waiting for a high draft pick?

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NHL Power Rankings: Avalanche Open Season At No. 1; Bruins Crack Top 5With the NHL season set to begin Wednesday, here are our preseason power rankings, which feature the Colorado Avalanche at No.

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Super 16: Lightning edge Avalanche to open season No. 1 in power rankingsThe Tampa Bay Lightning are the No. 1 team in the preseason Super 16, but just barely.

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How far can Cale Makar's greatness go?Cale Makar has been in the spotlight since the moment he stepped on to NHL ice and has lived up to the hype at every turn.

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Colorado Avalanche will play in outdoor game on Lake Tahoe this seasonDENVER — Monday, the NHL announced the NHL Outdoors at Lake Tahoe, a new event for the 2020/2021 season.

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NHL formally announces Lake Tahoe outdoor games; Avalanche to play Vegas on Feb. 2020 at the 18th fairway of the golf course at the Edgewood Tahoe Resort.

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NHL Planning Outdoor Games At Lake TahoeJan 11:Â The NHL has officially announced the games, confirming the dates reported by Friedman earlier this month.

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DNVR Avalanche Podcast: The Colorado Avalanche opening night roster is taking shapeWhat will the whole squad surrounding Nathan Mackinnon, Mikko Rantanen, and Cale Makar end up looking like?

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Colorado Avalanche Face Tough Expansion Draft Decisions with JohnsonThe Seattle Expansion Draft is quickly approaching, and it will have a large impact on the future of the Avalanche and Erik Johnson.

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Avalanche opener will not be carried locally on NBC Sports NetworkThe Colorado Avalanche's regular-season opener against the St. Louis Blues Wednesday night will not be aired locally on NBC Sports Network, which previously said would carry the game exclusively.

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Best Bets for 2021 Stanley Cup FavoritesFavorites include the Avalanche, Golden Knights, and Lightning.

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MHH Roundtable: 2021 Season PredictionsAs the Colorado Avalanche are primed to finally kick the 2021 season off on Wednesday, January 13th against the St. Louis Blues, it is now time to lock in a few thoughts and predictions ahead of the opening puck drop.

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NHL Rumors: Vancouver Canucks, Colorado Avalanche, and the Montreal CanadiensThe plan still remains for Podkolzin to stay with SKA. Landeskog wants to remain in Colorado, but a deal may take some time.

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NHL News: Jesper Bratt, Michael Del Zotto, Ben Hutton, and WaiversDevils agree to deal with RFA Jesper Bratt. Blue Jackets sign Michael Del Zotto. Ducks bring in Ben Hutton on a PTO.

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NHL taxi squads to help teams stay on ice in pandemicThe NHL is bracing for bumps as it aims to pull off a season during the COVID-19 pandemic and they're hoping taxi squads will help teams overcome outbreaks to stay on the ice.

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Conor Timmins' emergence and more: Takeaways from Avs Week 1Here's what we know about the Avalanche so far, including who's playing where, who's looked good, how the goalie timeshare will play out.

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NHL West Division Preview: Minnesota WildThe fourth installment of a series of posts taking a deep dive into each of the Colorado Avalanche's divisional opponents this season.

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The Colorado Avalanche will play outdoors again this seasonThe National Hockey League today announced a new event for the 2020-21 regular season, the NHL Outdoors at Lake Tahoe™, which will feature two regular-season outdoor games along the south shore of North America’s largest alpine lake, on the border of California and Nevada, in Stateline, Nev.

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New age of an NHL defensive pairing looks like Cale Makar-Devon ToewsMakar-Toews is the poster pairing for today's NHL — elite skaters and playmakers who lack great size but don't need it to defend.

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New age of an NHL defensive pairing looks like Avalanche's Cale Makar-Devon ToewsMakar-Toews is the poster pairing for todays NHL — elite skaters and playmakers who lack great size but dont need it to defend.

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Colorado Avalanche 2021 season preview: Why Nathan MacKinnon and Co. are a top Stanley Cup favoriteAs long as this team stays healthy, it's tough to argue against them taking it all the way in 2021.

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Top 100 NHL players — from Connor McDavid to Jamie BennThe Athletic's Player Tiers melds analytics and the eye test from NHL sources to project the Top 100 players in the NHL this season.

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NHL trades and deals that could set trends in the leagueCreativity among general managers was key, and some of these offseason moves could create copy-cat deals around the league.

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Down Goes Brown: NHL bottom feeders to contenders, where each team will end upWe take a look around the NHL and try to figure out who lands where.

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Burgundy Radio 2021 Season PreviewBurgundy Radio has nothing but hype for the Avs prospects at WJCs, tries to read the tea leaves on the taxi squad, and then gets proven right when news drops during the show!

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2021 NHL Power Rankings: Colorado Avalanche Start at No. 1My last round of power rankings was mid-November. Since then we've seen a few players sign with new teams, the formal 2021 NHL Season format come out and a handful of players have opted out to play the start of this season in anticipation of the Monday deadline.

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Snapshots: Yandle, Podkolzin, Cizikas, GrubauerWhile no decisions have been made yet or will be made in the coming weeks, Florida Panthers head coach Joel Quenneville split his roster in practice, with the core of the team on one side and the fringe players on the other.

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How important is Mikko Rantanen to the Avs Cup chances?Mikko "The Big Moose Rantanen" is a key fixture in the Avs lineup. After an up and down season can he become an elite player this season or will he just ride the coattails of Nathan MacKinnon?

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An Ode To Colin Wilson's NHL CareerThis past October, I shamelessly made my Twitter screen name “Colin Wilson’s Piercing Blue Eyes.” The reason?

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Avalanche notebook: Often-injured Matt Calvert taking preventative measures; Philipp Grubauer named No. 1 goalie; taxi squad identifiedAs a professional athlete, Matt Calvert is a pro about feeling helpless. For the second consecutive year, the Avalanche forward finished last season on the injured list and watched his team lose Game 7 of a Western Conference semifinal series in street clothes.

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The Tape: WJC DominanceThe dust has settled on the biggest U20 tournament of the year and after all four Avs prospects at the tournament played in the final match, the USA brought home the gold over Canada.

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Training Camp Cuts: 1/10/21With the start of the season just days away, more teams should be starting to trim their rosters.

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NHL 2021 Betting Preview: Why Bettors Are Strongly Backing The Colorado Avalanche In Futures MarketsOur NHL betting preview for the 2021 season shows bettors strongly backing the Colorado Avalanche, who are at the top of odds boards.

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Analyzing Drew Helleson's future in the Colorado Avalanche organizationWith the immense amount of talent the Avs have on defense, and more help on the way, it's going to be very difficult for Helleson to draw his way into the Avs lineup for at least the next three seasons.

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43 Players Placed On WaiversAs teams begin to make their final camp decisions with the 2020-21 season getting started this week, the ramifications are apparent in today's waiver wire group.

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Joe Sakic's Offseason Moves Set Avalanche Up For 2020-21 SuccessBefore the 2020-21 NHL regular season beings, let's review and grade the offseason moves made by Avalanche general manager Joe Sakic.

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Colorado Avalanche Should Have High Expectations for Devon ToewsThis offseason, the Colorado Avalanche made a notable move when they added Devon Toews via trade.

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Milan Hejduk Belongs on List of Colorado Avalanche SuperstarsHe's not Joe Sakic or Peter Forsberg, but Milan Hejduk's contribution to the Colorado Avalanche's 25-year history is just as important.

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Colorado Avalanche 2020-21 season previewThe Avalanche are a team built to win now and in the future. This year, they have a better chance than anyone and it's not hard to see why.

The Athletic Shared .

2021 NHL Goalie Tiers: Vasilevskiy tops Hellebuyck, Price"He just looks like he's going to stop the puck." "He's built to be a No."

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Morning Flurries: We're getting closerAfter what has felt like an eternity, the NHL offseason is coming to a close.

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Analyzing Drew Helleson's future in the Colorado Avalanche organizationLaw enforcement braces for more extremist violence in DC and around the US ahead of Inauguration Day.

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2020-21 West Division PreviewThis is the Part 2 of my season previews for the 2020-21 NHL season, which covers the West Division.

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NHL West Division Preview: Colorado Avalanche present a new challengeEight games against one of the top teams in the West makes a playoff push that much more difficult.

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Will Gabe Landeskog cement his legacy as a lifetime Avalanche player?The second-longest tenured Captain in Avs history enters the final year of his contract with one goal in mind, a Stanley Cup.

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Avalanche's Kyle Burroughs: Returns to ColoradoBurroughs cleared waivers Saturday, Mike Chambers of the Denver Post reports.

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Avalanche's Miikka Salomaki: Back with ColoradoSalomaki cleared waivers Saturday, Mike Chambers of the Denver Post reports.

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NHL West Division Preview: Los Angeles KingsThe third installment of a series of posts taking a deep dive into each of the Colorado Avalanche's divisional opponents this season.

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With Erik Johnson still "unfit," Conor Timmins "has looked fantastic" in Avalanche training campAvalanche defenseman Erik Johnson remained "unfit" and barred from the club's training camp Saturday, adding further doubt on his availability for Wednesday's season opener.

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West Notes: Martinez, Simek, AvalancheNotes from the West Division including Alec Martinez on his contract talks, lingering knee issues for Radim Simek, and more.

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The Colorado Avalanche are the best fantasy hockey team in the NHLThey're good on offense, good on defense, have a nice little competitive advantage by playing in the mile-high altitude , and even have one of the best uniforms in all of hockey - seriously, burgundy and powder blue is such an underrated combo.

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Colorado Avalanche Goaltending Depth and the Taxi Squad ScenarioWith Philipp Grubauer's absence from training camp, it's worth looking at how the Avalanche might handle their goaltenders and the taxi squad.

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West Division Preview: Colorado Avalanche present a new challengeEight games against one of the top teams in the West makes a playoff push that much more difficult.

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NHL embarks on season that will be like "56 playoff games"The NHL has started seasons of fewer than 82 games in January and played into the summer to award the Stanley Cup.

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Morning Flurries: WHL announcement and the Toronto Marlies make historyThe Marlies hire the first woman equipment manager in North American hockey.

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Gambling: The Colorado Avalanche are Stanley Cup favorites for good reasonsThe puck drops on the 2021 NHL season Wednesday, with the Colorado Avalanche in action hosting the St. Louis Blues at 8:30 p.m.

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Chambers: Colin Wilson has a lot to say about Avalanche, OCDBefore COVID-19 and the switch to video interviews, Colin Wilson was up there with Gabe Landeskog and Mikko Rantanen as one of the most approachable Avalanche players in the locker room.

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Colorado Avalanche: Expectations for Gabriel LandeskogColorado Avalanche captain Gabriel Landeskog is expected to fulfill all his roles for the team, including leadership, heart, and points.

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NHL News: Players On Waivers, Henrik Lundqvist, Pittsburgh Penguins, and the Dallas StarsPlayers who were put on waivers yesterday. Henrik Lundqvist updates his status. The Dallas Stars camp shut down due to positive COVID tests.

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National Hockey League West Division Preview 2021  Will the Blues reign Supreme, Will the Avalanche or Golden Knights be Kings or Will the Sharks SnaThe National Hockey League , is back this Wednesday, with a shortened season amid the COVID-19 pandemic that is taking over the world.

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Could the Boston Bruins trade Tuukka Rask to the Colorado Avalanche?If the Boston Bruins struggle out of the gate and their age, secondary scoring and lack of depth on the blue line comes back to bite them, would a swing for the fences to acquire some of Colorado's top prospects be worth losing their franchise goaltender?

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Avalanche Danger Increased Across Front Range, Vail and Summit ZonesCBS4) – The Colorado Avalanche Information Center issued an avalanche advisory which covers the Front Range, Vail and Summit zones all weekend.

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Stanley Cup predictions for 2020-21 NHL seasonNathan MacKinnon said his expectations are for the Colorado Avalanche to win the Stanley Cup, and a panel of NHL.com editors and writers agree with him.

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Colorado Avalanche have great expectations for 2021Colorado Avalanche center Nathan MacKinnon is one of the top players in the NHL with a chance to lead the league in points in 2021.

Durango Herald Shared .

More people caught in large avalanches Friday in Colorado as rescue calls increaseMore people were caught in large avalanches in Colorado Friday - near Jones Pass and Loveland Pass - in what continues to be a dangerous season for people in the backcountry.

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THE Denver Sports Podcast: What are the expectations for Denver Sports in 2021?The Denver Nuggets are eight games into their season, the Colorado Avalanche are five days out from their first game of the 2021 season.

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Colorado Avalanche hit the ice with new pairing for Cale Makar, missing several big namesNo name tags needed for the Colorado Avalanche, who had their first skate of training camp Monday.

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Three missing Colorado Avalanche players join practice FridayCaptain Gabriel Landeskog, goaltender Philipp Grubauer and top offseason acquisition Brandon Saad joined the Colorado Avalanche on Friday after missing three days of training camp as the team turned its focus to special teams.

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