Erik Johnson

Head coach Patrick Roy of the Colorado Avalanche leads his team against the Nashville Predators at Pepsi Center on October 4, 2013 in Denver, Colorado. The Avalanche defeated the Predators 3-1.  (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Avalanche Off To Fast Start Under Roy

Patrick Roy has been way more composed than combustible on the bench through the Colorado Avalanche’s sizzling start to the season.

10/16/2013

Joe Sacco, head coach of the Avalanche, after Thursday night's loss (credit: CBS)

Avalanche Fire Coach Sacco

The Colorado Avalanche have fired coach Joe Sacco a day after the team missed the playoffs for the third straight season.

04/28/2013

Gabriel Landeskog at practice on Wednesday (credit: CBS)

Landeskog Steadily Improving From Concussion

Gabriel Landeskog stood out on the ice as he skated with his teammates at practice on Wednesday.

02/20/2013

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.

02/18/2013

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.

02/13/2013

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.

01/08/2013

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.

07/03/2012

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.

04/11/2012

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.

03/06/2012

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.

01/15/2012

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