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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

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

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

Altitude's Colorado Avalanche analyst Mark Rycroft talks with CBS4's Vic Lombardi on Xfinity Monday Live! (credit: CBS)

Avs Analyst Mark Rycroft Thinks Roster Will Stay Intact

Avs analyst Mark Rycroft said he doesn’t expect too many changes to the roster next season after Colorado became the first club since the NHL expanded to 21 teams in 1979 to go from the bottom three to top three in a single season.

05/06/2014

Patrick Roy (credit: CBS)

Avalanche Will Take On Wild In NHL Playoffs

The Avs clinched the Central Division, gaining the No. 2 position in the conference, and will play top wild card team Minnesota in the first round of the NHL Playoffs.

04/13/2014

(credit: ColoradoAvalanche.com)

Varlamov, Avalanche Blank Blues 4-0

Semyon Varlamov tied the franchise single-season record for goalie wins held by Colorado Avalanche coach Patrick Roy and Paul Stastny had another big game in his hometown in a penalty-filled 4-0 victory over the St. Louis Blues on Saturday.

04/05/2014

(credit: ColoradoAvalanche.com)

Miller Helps Blues To 2-1 Win Over Avalanche

Ryan Miller Stopped 26 shots helping hits Blues get past the Avalanche again, 2-1.

03/08/2014

St Louis Blues v Colorado Avalanche (credit: Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Halak Stops 24 Shots, Blues Beat Avalanche 4-1

The Colorado Avalanche grabbed headlines with their fast start this season. The St. Louis Blues are proving to be a good story, too.

11/28/2013

Andy McDonald #10 of the St. Louis Blues scores a goal against Semyon Varlamov #1 of the Colorado Avalanche during the first period at the Scottrade Center on April 23, 2013 in St. Louis, Missouri.  The Blues beat the Avalanche 3-1 to clinch a play-off birth.  (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Blues Beat Avalanche 3-1, Clinch Playoff Spot

Chris Stewart reached career milestones of 100 goals and 100 assists and the St. Louis Blues clinched a playoff berth with two games to spare, beating the Colorado Avalanche 3-1 on Tuesday night.

04/23/2013

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