Paul Stastny

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

Jerome Iginla (credit: CBS)

Offseason Splashes: NHL Central, Avs Stockpiled Talent

The NHL’s Central Division was the center of attention during a free-wheeling, big-spending scramble for talent this offseason.

10/04/2014

Jarome Iginla (credit: CBS)

Iginla Adds Veteran Presence To Youthful Avs

Ever so steadily, Jarome Iginla is getting up to speed with the Colorado Avalanche. Not easy, either, given all their speed.

10/04/2014

The Colorado Avalanche would rather avoid this scene next season -- an early-round exit from the NFL playoffs. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Avs Look To Build On Momentum In Roy’s 2nd Year

Avalanche captain Gabriel Landeskog says contending for the Stanley Cup is the goal this year

09/18/2014

Running back Knowshon Moreno #27 of the Denver Broncos  is tackled during Super Bowl XLVIII against the Seattle Seahawks at MetLife Stadium on Feb. 2, 2014, in East Rutherford, New Jersey.  (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Top 5 Colorado Sports Stories In 2014 So Far

The Broncos weren’t overwhelming favorites to win Super Bowl XLVIII but a 43-8 loss to the Seattle Seahawks was a punch to the stomach of Broncos Nation. That story tops the list of the top Colorado sports stories of the first half of 2014.

07/17/2014

Jarome Iginla (credit: Dale MacMillan/Getty Images)

Top 3 New Players To Watch On The Colorado Avalanche

The Colorado Avalanche made a lot of moves quickly during the NHL’s free agency period last week, and Avs fans are probably wondering if the team wound up bettering itself in the process.

07/08/2014

Jarome Iginla #12 of the Boston Bruins fires a shot against the Montreal Canadiens in Game Six of the Second Round of the 2014 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at the Bell Centre on May 12, 2014 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. (Photo by Francois Laplante/Freestyle Photography/Getty Images)

Avs Sign Jarome Iginla To 3-year, $16M Deal

The Colorado Avalanche added a big-name scorer in Jarome Iginla shortly after losing a fan favorite in Paul Stastny.

07/01/2014

Paul Stastny #26 of the Colorado Avalanche warms up prior to facing the Minnesota Wild in Game Two of the First Round of the 2014 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Pepsi Center on April 19, 2014 in Denver, Colorado.  (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Paul Stastny Leaves Avs For St. Louis

Paul Stastny, a fixture of the Colorado Avalanche over the last eight seasons, has signed a four-year contract with the St. Louis Blues.

07/01/2014

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

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

Bad Blood Could Be Brewing Between Ryan O’Reilly & Avs

The Colorado Avalanche love center Ryan O’Reilly, but not at the salary he’s due to make this season.

06/18/2014

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