The Colorado Avalanche announced on Monday morning that leading scorer Matt Duchene will be out for “roughly 4 weeks.”
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.
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.
Patrick Roy smiled and appeared calm upon his first trip back to Montreal’s Bell Centre as a visiting head coach.
It has been 10 years since Steve Moore’s NHL career ended with an attack by former Vancouver Canucks forward Todd Bertuzzi.
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.
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.
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.
The Colorado Avalanche will get back on the ice Wednesday evening against the Los Angeles Kings and all four Avs Olympians will be on the ice, including the two who brought home medals.
If the Avalanche’s season ended right now, they would have 18-year-old Nathan MacKinnon at the top of their list goal scorers.