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Tanner Glass #15 of the New York Rangers and Cody McLeod #55 of the Colorado Avalanche fight during the first period at Madison Square Garden on November 13, 2014 in New York City.  (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

9 Best Checks/Fights From The Avs Season So Far

The Colorado Avalanche’s season has been somewhat rocky so far, but it hasn’t been lacking in aggression.

11/25/2014

NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 13: The Colorado Avalanche celebrate a goal by Matt Duchene #9 (R) at 15:09 of the first period against the New York Rangers at Madison Square Garden on November 13, 2014 in New York City.  (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

MacKinnon Scores Tying Goal, Lifts Avs In Shootout

The New York Rangers seemed to be on their way to another home win after a sluggish start.

The Colorado Avalanche had other ideas, and now has something to be happy about during a frustrating road trip.

11/13/2014

Nathan MacKinnon #29 of the Colorado Avalanche skates against the Anaheim Ducks during preseason action at Pepsi Center on September 18, 2013 in Denver, Colorado. The Ducks defeated the Avalanche 2-1.  (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

NHL’s Fastest Skater? Maybe Avalanche’s MacKinnon

Nathan MacKinnon, last year’s Calder Trophy winner as rookie of the year with 24 goals and 39 assists, might be the best combination of speed and skill since Pavel Bure.

10/13/2014

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Avalanche Show Interest In Hosting Outdoor Game

The Colorado Avalanche say they’re talking to the NHL about the possibility of hosting an outdoor game next season.

10/07/2014

Nathan MacKinnon #29 of the Colorado Avalanche celebrates his game winning overtime goal with Gabriel Landeskog #92 of the Colorado Avalanche to defeat the Minnesota Wild 4-3 in Game Five of the First Round of the 2014 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Pepsi Center on April 26, 2014 in Denver, Colorado. The Avalanche hold a 3-2 game lead in the series.  (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Step Aside Sid, Alex: Stars From The Avs Are Emerging

Though Sidney Crosby and Alex Ovechkin maintain their place as the league’s most recognized stars, a changing of the guard is gradually taking place. There’s Steven Stamkos in Tampa Bay, and Gabriel Landeskog and Nathan MacKinnon in Colorado.

10/04/2014

BALTIMORE, MD - OCTOBER 03: Delmon Young #27 of the Baltimore Orioles hits a three run RBI double to deep left feild in the eighth inning against Joakim Soria #38 of the Detroit Tigers during Game Two of the American League Division Series at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on October 3, 2014 in Baltimore, Maryland.

5 Months When You Forget Sports Aren’t The Only Thing Happening

Is there a better time of the year for sports than now? Well, depends on what you like. Here are five of the best sports months.

10/03/2014

Cody McLeod #55 of the Colorado Avalanche skates against the San Jose Sharks at Pepsi Center on January 4, 2014 in Denver, Colorado. The Avalanche defeated the Sharks 4-3.  (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

McLeod, Stuart Sign Contract Extensions With Avs

The Colorado Avalanche signed forward Cody McLeod and defenseman Brad Stuart to contact extensions Monday.

09/29/2014

Jarome Iginla (credit: CBS)

Iginla, Avs In ‘Go For It’ Mode

The Colorado Avalanche have lots of great young players on their roster and this year they will have a future Hall of Famer hopefully taking them to the next level.

08/22/2014

Steve Moore (Photo by Brian Bahr/Getty Images)

Settlement Reached In Moore-Bertuzzi Lawsuit

A settlement has been reached in Steve Moore’s lawsuit against NHL forward Todd Bertuzzi, more than 10 years after the bloody, on-ice attack ended Moore’s career.

08/19/2014

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9 Athletes Over 50 Who Are Still Better Than You

Most look like they haven’t aged, some look even younger than they did when they were active players, and some are still involved for the love of the game. Here’s a look at nine athletes over 50 who are still better and more athletic than you and who could beat you in anything.

07/25/2014

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