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Goalie Semyon Varlamov #1 of the Colorado Avalanche observes the national anthem prior to facing the Minnesota Wild in Game 2 of the First Round of the 2014 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Pepsi Center on April 19, 2014, in Denver.  (credit: Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Avs In Running For Awards After Surprising Season

The Colorado Avalanche could be wearing out the red carpet at the NHL awards show next week with all the players they have up for honors.

06/20/2014

Jamie McGinn #11 of the Colorado Avalanche skates against the Boston Bruins at Pepsi Center on March 21, 2014. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Avalanche Sign Jamie McGinn To 2-Year Deal

The Colorado Avalanche signed left winger Jamie McGinn to a two-year deal Thursday.

06/19/2014

Semyon Varlamov #1 and Nick Holden #2 of the Colorado Avalanche celebrate after defeating the Edmonton Oilers during an NHL game at Rexall Place on April 8, 2014 in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. The Avalanche defeated the Oilers 4-1. (Photo by Derek Leung/Getty Images)

Roy, Avs Anxious To Open Playoffs Against Wild

Patrick Roy finished his Hall of Fame goaltending career in heartbreaking fashion as the Colorado Avalanche lost to Minnesota on an overtime goal in Game 7 of the 2003 postseason.

04/16/2014

Head coach Patrick Roy of the Colorado Avalanche (credit: Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Roy Makes All Right Moves In 1st Year Leading Avs

Patrick Roy’s fiery personality was on full display in the opening game when the Colorado coach got into a heated exchange with Anaheim, banging his hands again and again on the glass partition until it tilted.

04/15/2014

Ryan O'Reilly (credit: Claus Andersen/Getty Images)

O’Reilly Avoids Penalty Box, Leads Avs In Goals

Not once this season has Colorado Avalanche forward Ryan O’Reilly cross-checked an opponent. He hasn’t interfered, high-sticked, hooked, tripped, elbowed, boarded, roughed, charged, speared or slashed anyone, either.

03/28/2014

Steve Moore (Photo by Brian Bahr/Getty Images)

Former Avs Player Moore Still Seeks Resolution

It has been 10 years since Steve Moore’s NHL career ended with an attack by former Vancouver Canucks forward Todd Bertuzzi.

03/07/2014

Reto Berra (Photo by Adam Hunger/Getty Images)

Avs Acquire Goaltender Reto Berra From Flames

The Colorado Avalanche didn’t tinker too much with their roster at the trade deadline, making only a minor move to acquire goaltender Reto Berra from the Calgary Flames on Wednesday.

03/05/2014

SOCHI, RUSSIA - FEBRUARY 16:  Semyon Varlamov #1 of Russia looks on against Slovakia during the Men's Ice Hockey Preliminary Round Group A game on day nine of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics at Bolshoy Ice Dome on February 16, 2014 in Sochi, Russia.  (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Varlamov Ready To Put Olympic Bummer Behind Him

When Semyon Varlamov was yanked in Russia’s final hockey game at the Sochi Olympics after allowing three goals in 15 shots, the shock wave was felt 6,269 miles away in Denver.

02/27/2014

Nathan MacKinnon of the Colorado Avalanche controls the puck while under pressure from Duncan Keith of the Chicago Blackhawks at Pepsi Center on Nov. 19, 2013. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

MacKinnon Calls His First Pro Season ‘Surreal’

If the Avalanche’s season ended right now, they would have 18-year-old Nathan MacKinnon at the top of their list goal scorers.

02/25/2014

Milan Hejduk of the Colorado Avalanche (credit: Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Former Avs Star Milan Hejduk Announces Retirement

Milan Hejduk still laces up his skates every day and heads out onto the ice, where his notoriously quick wrists continue to send puck after puck skittering into the net.

02/24/2014

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