Johan Franzen broke a third-period tie with his second goal of the game as the Detroit Red Wings beat the Avalanche 4-2 on Thursday night to hand Patrick Roy his first loss as a coach.
Patrick Roy has been way more composed than combustible on the bench through the Colorado Avalanche’s sizzling start to the season.
The Colorado Avalanche have fired coach Joe Sacco a day after the team missed the playoffs for the third straight season.
Gabriel Landeskog stood out on the ice as he skated with his teammates at practice on Wednesday.
Paul Stastny and Jamie McGinn scored goals 13 seconds apart and the Colorado Avalanche snapped a nine-game losing streak to Nashville with a 6-5 win over the Predators in a Monday matinee.
From illness to injuries, the Colorado Avalanche just can’t stay healthy early in this lockout-shortened season.
After 27 hours of exhausting travel as he made his way from Italy to Denver, Matt Duchene was ready for only one thing – hockey.
Johnson led all Avalanche defensemen last season with 26 points in 73 games.
The Colorado Avalanche gave coach Joe Sacco a two-year extension even in the wake of the team missing the postseason for a second straight season.
Erik Johnson has been successful at DU. This year his team has 17 wins. But Johnson isn’t the same person he was when he arrived four years ago. In May of 2010, Johnson’s 4-year-old son Davis died.