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Nathan MacKinnon #29 of the Colorado Avalanche celebrates his game winning overtime goal with Gabriel Landeskog #92 of the Colorado Avalanche to defeat the Minnesota Wild 4-3 in Game Five of the First Round of the 2014 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Pepsi Center on April 26, 2014 in Denver, Colorado. The Avalanche hold a 3-2 game lead in the series.  (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Step Aside Sid, Alex: Stars From The Avs Are Emerging

Though Sidney Crosby and Alex Ovechkin maintain their place as the league’s most recognized stars, a changing of the guard is gradually taking place. There’s Steven Stamkos in Tampa Bay, and Gabriel Landeskog and Nathan MacKinnon in Colorado.

10/04/2014

Nathan MacKinnon #29 of the Colorado Avalanche skates against the Anaheim Ducks during preseason action at Pepsi Center on September 18, 2013 in Denver, Colorado. The Ducks defeated the Avalanche 2-1.  (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Rookie MacKinnon Has Avs In Thick Of Playoff Race

Nathan MacKinnon squirmed a bit in front of his locker and tugged on the brim of his Colorado Avalanche ball cap, a little uncomfortable with any sort of comparison to the Great One.

03/07/2014

St Louis Blues v Colorado Avalanche (credit: Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Halak Stops 24 Shots, Blues Beat Avalanche 4-1

The Colorado Avalanche grabbed headlines with their fast start this season. The St. Louis Blues are proving to be a good story, too.

11/28/2013

Goalie Semyon Varlamov #1 of the Colorado Avalanche looks on during warm up prior to facing the Washington Capitals at Pepsi Center on November 10, 2013 in Denver, Colorado.  (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Varlamov Leads Avs To 4-1 Win Over Capitals

Semyon Varlamov stopped 33 shots and Nick Holden scored his first NHL goal to break a second-period tie, lifting the soaring Colorado Avalanche to a 4-1 win over the Washington Capitals.

11/10/2013

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Here We Go Again: Monzo’s Rangers-Capitals Playoff Preview

What would playoff hockey be without the Rangers playing the Capitals?

05/02/2013

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