Nathan MacKinnon Named NHL MVP FinalistNHL Players have selected Avalanche alternate captain Nathan MacKinnon as a finalist for the Hart Trophy, the NHL's award for Most Valuable Player.
Young, Speedy Avalanche Show Promise Before Playoff ExitFair warning to the rest of the league: As fast and young as the Colorado Avalanche were this season, general manager Joe Sakic vows to make them even faster and younger.
Predators Knock Avalanche Out Of PlayoffsColorado ran into a Predators squad that looked every bit like the team that went to the Stanley Cup Final a season ago and won the Presidents' Trophy this season.
Avalanche Look To Regroup After Game 4 LossA furious rally by the Avalanche wasn't enough and they lost in Game 4 to the Predators, who now hold a 3-1 lead in the first-round series.
MacKinnon Scores Twice, Avs Beat Predators 5-3 In Game 3Nathan MacKinnon scored twice and the Avalanche held off the Predators in Game 3 to pull to 2-1 in the first-round series.
Gwozdecky: 'Patience' Avalanche Coach, GM Have Showed Is ImpressiveValor Christian High School hockey coach George Gwozdecky said the patience demonstrated over the past two seasons by the general manager and head coach of the Colorado Avalanche is impressive.
Avs Relish First Playoff Trip Since 2013-14Nathan MacKinnon was given a day off from practice, which created a little stir on social media.
'What A Night': Avalanche Defeat Blues, Grab Final Playoff Spot In WestThe Avalanche earned the final playoff spot in the Western Conference with a huge 5-2 win over the St. Louis Blues on Saturday night.
Avs Fall To Sharks, Miss Opportunity To Increase Lead For Playoff SpotMikko Rantanen and Blake Comeau scored for the Avalanche, who missed an opportunity to increase their lead over the St. Louis Blues for a playoff spot.
'No Excuses': Avalanche Fall To Kings, Still Cling To Playoff SpotColorado leads St. Louis by one point for the second Western Conference wild card, but the Blues have a game in hand.
Ducks Topple Avalanche 4-3 In OTAdam Henrique and Ryan Kesler scored for Anaheim, and Ondrej Kase added the game-winner in overtime, as the Ducks moved into third place in the Pacific Division.
Avs Beat Blackhawks 5-0, Varlamov Leaves After CollisionSven Andrighetto scored twice, Semyon Varlamov stopped 30 shots before leaving in the third period with an apparent injury, and the Colorado Avalanche continued their playoff push with a 5-0 victory over the Chicago Blackhawks on Friday night.