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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

Colorado Avalanche v Vancouver Canucks

Avs Beat Canucks 4-2 In Vancouver

The Colorado Avalanche beat the Canucks at the Rogers Arena in Vancouver for the first time in four years on Thursday night.

04/10/2014

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

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

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

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

Patrick Roy Makes Return To Montreal As Avs Coach

Patrick Roy smiled and appeared calm upon his first trip back to Montreal’s Bell Centre as a visiting head coach.

03/17/2014

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

Paul Stastny #26 of the Colorado Avalanche carries the puck across the blue line during the first period of the game against the Detroit Red Wings at Joe Louis Arena on March 6, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan.  (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

MacKinnon Breaks A Gretzky Record, Avs Defeat Wings In OT

Andre Benoit scored off an assist from rookie Nathan MacKinnon with 31.4 seconds left in overtime, lifting the Avalanche to a 3-2 win over the Red Wings on Thursday night.

03/07/2014

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

Roy’s Objective: ‘Surprise The World Of Hockey’

Colorado is in the mix for one of the top playoff seeds in the Western Conference, and first-year coach Patrick Roy thinks the Avalanche are one of the NHL’s biggest surprises.

03/05/2014

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