If the Avs are able to make a successful playoff push these are the likely players whose nicknames you’ll be using frequently in water cooler conversations about the team.
The Colorado Avalanche signed forward Cody McLeod and defenseman Brad Stuart to contact extensions Monday.
A nonprofit started in memory of Jessica Ghawi, a young woman killed in the Aurora theater shooting, is now in its third year and held a donation drive at the Pepsi Center on Saturday.
Tyson Barrie scored in the final minute of regulation, and then scored again in the shootout, leading the Colorado Avalanche to a 3-2 victory over the New York Rangers on Thursday night.
The Colorado Avalanche are back in the postseason.
Gabriel Landeskog scored two goals in regulation and then netted the winner in the shootout to lead the Colorado Avalanche to a 5-4 victory over the Nashville Predators on Tuesday night.
Blake Wheeler scored in overtime on a shot through the crowd to give the Winnipeg Jets a 5-4 win against the Colorado Avalanche on Wednesday night.
Gabriel Landeskog had a goal and two assists, Jean-Sebastien Giguere made 27 saves to set a franchise record with his sixth straight win to start a season, and the Colorado Avalanche beat the Minnesota Wild 3-1 on Friday.
Ryan O’Reilly scored a power-play goal with 41 seconds left in overtime and the Colorado Avalanche bounced back after allowing two third-period goals to beat the Phoenix Coyotes 4-3 on Thursday night.
Semyon Varlamov stopped 36 shots, Paul Stastny had a goal and an assist, and the Colorado Avalanche beat the Chicago Blackhawks 5-1 on Tuesday night.