5 Things That Must Happen If The Avs Are Going To Get Back To The PlayoffsAs we embark on the 2015-16 season, here is a list of 5 things that must happen for the Avs to get back to the playoffs.
Avalanche, Erik Johnson Agree To 7-Year Contract ExtensionThe Colorado Avalanche have locked up Erik Johnson through the 2022-23 season, signing the defenseman to a seven-year contract extension Tuesday.
MacKinnon, Avalanche Look To Rebound From Frustrating SeasonNathan MacKinnon will be standing a little taller on the ice this season. The 20-year-old Avalanche forward grew nearly an inch to 6-foot-1 and bulked up 15 pounds during the summer. He also worked out in Pittsburgh with Sidney Crosby.
Joe Sakic On The Offseason: 'We Have Some Decisions To Make'No one really expected the Colorado Avalanche would duplicate the 112 points they had last season, but at the same time no one really expected the Avs would go from first to worst in the Central Division.
Avalanche's MacKinnon Out 6-To-8 Weeks With Broken FootThe Colorado Avalanche will be without Nathan MacKinnon for at least six weeks after the speedy forward broke his foot, the team announced Friday.
10 Nicknames On The Colorado Avalanche You Need To KnowIf 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.
Avs Defenseman Erik Johnson Out 3-To-8 Weeks With Knee InjuryThe Colorado Avalanche will be without top defenseman Erik Johnson for three to eight weeks due to a knee injury.
Nathan MacKinnon's Goal Helps Avs To 4-3 Win Over StarsNathan MacKinnon broke a second-period tie and Semyon Varlamov stopped 37 shots, leading the Colorado Avalanche to a 4-3 win over the Dallas Stars on Saturday.
Redmond Scores 2, Avalanche Beat Hurricanes 4-3Zach Redmond scored his second goal of the game with 1:35 remaining, and the Avalanche rallied to beat the Carolina Hurricanes 4-3 on Saturday night.
Wild Shut Out Avs Again, 3-0Darcy Kuemper doesn't really want to be in net when the high-scoring Colorado Avalanche finally break out of their offensive funk.
Iginla Adds Veteran Presence To Youthful AvsEver so steadily, Jarome Iginla is getting up to speed with the Colorado Avalanche. Not easy, either, given all their speed.
Avs Lose Exhibition Game To Canadiens, 3-2Brandon Prust scored on a breakaway with 5:29 left in the third period to help the Montreal Canadiens beat the Colorado Avalanche 3-2 in an exhibition game Friday night.