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Matt Duchene of the Colorado Avalanche (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Duchene Leads Avalanche Past Predators 6-5

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.


Erik Johnson of the Colorado Avalanche (File photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Erik Johnson Out Indefinitely With Head Injury

From illness to injuries, the Colorado Avalanche just can’t stay healthy early in this lockout-shortened season.


Colorado Avs forward Matt Duchene talks with CBS4's Gary Miler (credit: CBS)

Avs Players Take Ice As They Wait For NHL 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.


Erik Johnson #6 of the Colorado Avalanche controls the puck against Bobby Ryan #9 of the Anaheim Ducks at the Pepsi Center on March 12, 2012 in Denver. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Avalanche Sign 4-Year Deal With Erik Johnson

Johnson led all Avalanche defensemen last season with 26 points in 73 games.


Colorado Avalanche Head Coach Joe Sacco (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Avalanche Give Sacco 2-Year Extension

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.


Laura and Erik Johnson (credit: CBS)

DU Women’s Basketball Coach Erik Johnson Copes With Tragedy

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.


Paul Stastny #26, Gabriel Landeskog #92, Erik Johnson #6 and Milan Hejduk #23 of the Colorado Avalanche celebrate a goal against the Dallas Stars at American Airlines Center on January 14, 2012 in Dallas, Texas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Stastny Leads Avalanche Past Stars

It’s not too early for the Colorado Avalanche to start thinking about playoff positioning.



Avs Win 5th Straight On Home Ice

Cody McLeod and Erik Johnson both scored their first goals of the season, and Jean-Sebastian Giguere had 25 saves as the Colorado Avalanche beat the Washington Capitals 2-1 on Saturday night for their fifth straight home victory.


Erik Johnson of the Colorado Avalanche (File photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

NHL Signs On Head Hits: Not Stop, More Like Yield

When Colorado Avalanche defenseman Erik Johnson was playing youth hockey in Minnesota, the kids wore “STOP” signs on the back of their jerseys to discourage dangerous hits.


Erik Johnson shows off his missing teeth (credit: CBS)

Erik Johnson Has New-Found Confidence With The Avs

Colorado Avalanche defenseman Erik Johnson stopped by CBS4 studios for interview on Sunday. CBS4’s Vic Lombardi’s first question was about Johnson’s size. He’s no small man — he stands 6-foot-4 and weighs 232 pounds.




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