Matt Duchene

Gabriel Landeskog #92 of the Colorado Avalanche smiles as he skates back to the bench after Paul Stastny #26 (not pictured) scored against the Edmonton Oilers during an NHL game at Rexall Place on April 8, 2014 in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. (Photo by Derek Leung/Getty Images)

Avalanche Back In Playoffs, Focus On Wild

As the season went along and the Colorado Avalanche kept winning and winning, they broadened their ambitions: From simply making the playoffs to accumulating 100 points to capturing a division title.

04/14/2014

Head coach Patrick Roy of the Colorado Avalanche leads his team against the Anaheim Ducks during preseason action at Pepsi Center on September 18, 2013 in Denver, Colorado.  (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Patrick Roy Proving He’s Not Like Other NHL Coaches

The biggest difference for the Colorado Avalanche this year may be head coach Patrick Roy.

04/14/2014

James Wisniewski #21 of the Columbus Blue Jackets checks Ryan O'Reilly #90 of the Colorado Avalanche while chasing after the puck during the third period on April 1, 2014 at Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio.  (Photo by Kirk Irwin/Getty Images)

Avalanche Top Blue Jackets 3-2 In OT

Gabriel Landeskog’s late goal scoring kept the Colorado Avalanche’s winning streak going.

04/01/2014

Matt Duchene (credit: CBS)

Colorado Avalanche’s Duchene To Miss 4 Weeks After Injuring Knee

The Colorado Avalanche announced on Monday morning that leading scorer Matt Duchene will be out for “roughly 4 weeks.”

03/31/2014

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Duchene Out About 4 Weeks With Knee Injury

The Colorado Avalanche will be heading into their first postseason in four years without leading scorer Matt Duchene, who injured his left knee.

03/31/2014

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Avalanche Make Playoffs With 3-2 Win Over San Jose

The Colorado Avalanche are back in the postseason.

03/29/2014

Matt Duchene and Gabriel Landeskog (credit: CBS)

Duchene, Landeskog Tired Of Watching Playoffs On TV

It’s hard to believe that a Avs team that finished last in the NHL a year ago has become a force in the Western Conference. CBS4’s Tom Helmer talked with Matt Duchene and Gabriel Landeskog about the team’s turnaround.

03/28/2014

Ryan Kesler #17 of the Vancouver Canucks tries to control the puck against Tyson Barrie #4 of the Colorado Avalanche as goalie Semyon Varlamov #1 of the Colorado Avalanche defends the goal at Pepsi Center on March 27, 2014 in Denver, Colorado. The Avalanche defeated the Canucks 3-2 in overtime. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Barrie Tips In OT Winner As Avs Beat Canucks 3-2

Moments after deflecting in the winning goal, Colorado’s Tyson Barrie did a little dance.

03/28/2014

Goalie Semyon Varlamov #1 of the Colorado Avalanche makes a glove save as Erik Johnson #6 of the Colorado Avalanche defends against Jonathan Toews #19 of the Chicago Blackhawks at Pepsi Center on March 12, 2014 in Denver, Colorado. The Avalanche defeated the Blackhawks 3-2. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Varlamov Helps Avs To 3-2 Win Over Blackhawks

Semyon Varlamov stopped 37 shots for his 100th NHL win and Brad Malone scored his first goal of the season, helping the Colorado Avalanche hold off the Chicago Blackhawks 3-2 on Wednesday night.

03/12/2014

Winnipeg Jets v Colorado Avalanche

Duchene Scores Winner In OT As Avs Beat Jets 3-2

Matt Duchene scored 2:33 into overtime, and Semyon Varlamov stopped 33 shots to lift the Avalanche to a 3-2 win over the Jets on Monday night.

03/10/2014

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