Colorado Avalanche http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/38581/all en UPDATE 1-NHL-Highlights of Friday's National Hockey League games http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130309/nhl-highlights-fridays-national-hockey-league-games <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>March 8 (The Sports Xchange) - Avalanche 6, Blackhawks 2</p> <p>Chicago's record streak ended with a thud on Friday as the struggling Colorado Avalanche dished out a 6-2 drubbing of the Blackhawks to end the point streak.</p> <p>Chicago started the season with at least a point in 24 straight games, an NHL record, but a four goal burst in the second period from Colorado handed the Blackhawks a first loss in regulation this season.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130309/nhl-highlights-fridays-national-hockey-league-games" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Colorado Avalanche David Legwand Dustin Byfuglien National Hockey League Thomson Reuters Sat, 09 Mar 2013 05:00:04 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5777847 at http://www.globalpost.com NHL: Blackhawks' record streak snapped by Avalanche http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130309/nhl-blackhawks-record-streak-snapped-avalanche <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>The Chicago Blackhawks' record point streak to start the National Hockey League season ended after 24 games as they suffered a 6-2 loss to the Colorado Avalanche on Friday.</p> <p>Colorado's Matt Duchene scored one goal and set up three others to spark the Avalanche, who scored four unanswered goals on only nine shots in the second period to break a 1-1 deadlock and seize command.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130309/nhl-blackhawks-record-streak-snapped-avalanche" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Colorado Avalanche National Hockey League Northwest Division AFP Sat, 09 Mar 2013 05:01:20 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5777855 at http://www.globalpost.com NHL: Avalanche sack Sacco as coach http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130428/nhl-avalanche-sack-sacco-coach <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Joe Sacco was fired as coach of the National Hockey League's Colorado Avalanche on Sunday, one day after the season ended with the team missing the playoffs for the third campaign in a row.</p> <p>In a season shortened by a lockout over a money dispute between club owners and players, the Avalanche finished last in the Western Conference with 39 points at 16-25 with seven overtime losses. Only Florida was worse in the NHL.</p> <p>"The organization believes a change of leadership behind the bench is needed going forward," Avalanche general manager Greg Sherman said.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130428/nhl-avalanche-sack-sacco-coach" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Colorado Avalanche National Hockey League Northwest Division AFP Sun, 28 Apr 2013 20:30:21 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5827306 at http://www.globalpost.com NHL: Avalanche land top draft pick from lottery http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130429/nhl-avalanche-land-top-draft-pick-lottery <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>The Colorado Avalanche, who finished with the second-worst record in the National Hockey League this season, will pick first in June's NHL Draft after winning the top spot in a lottery Monday night.</p> <p>The Avalanche had the second-best chance of claiming the top pick at 18.8 percent but came through to the disappointment of Florida, which had the best chance at the top pick, 1-in-4 odds, but must settle for the second selection.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130429/nhl-avalanche-land-top-draft-pick-lottery" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Colorado Avalanche National Hockey League Northwest Division AFP Tue, 30 Apr 2013 01:30:59 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5828191 at http://www.globalpost.com Former NBA player's son seen as slam dunk for big NHL career http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130618/former-nba-players-son-seen-slam-dunk-big-nhl-career <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Steve Keating</p> <p>BOSTON (Reuters) - Given the genes and sporting pedigree it is not unusual that Seth Jones, son of former NBA journeyman Ronald 'Popeye' Jones, would one day follow in his father's athletic footsteps.</p> <p>The sporting world, after all, has an orchard of family trees bearing familiar fruit.</p> <p>In the NFL there is Archie Manning and his quarterbacking sons Peyton and Eli while Bobby Bonds and his home run king son Barry terrorized Major League Baseball pitchers.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130618/former-nba-players-son-seen-slam-dunk-big-nhl-career" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Colorado Avalanche National Hockey League Seth Jones Triple Gold Club Thomson Reuters Tue, 18 Jun 2013 23:31:39 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5860654 at http://www.globalpost.com Avalanche take MacKinnon with number one pick http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130630/avalanche-take-mackinnon-number-one-pick <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>(Reuters) - The Colorado Avalanche opted for goal-scoring over defense, taking Canadian Nathan MacKinnon ahead of top ranked Seth Jones with the number one overall pick at the National Hockey League draft in Newark, New Jersey on Sunday.</p> <p>The Avalanche, who ranked near the bottom of the league in scoring last season, could not resist taking the 17-year-old MacKinnon, who hails from Cole Harbour, Nova Scotia the same home town as Pittsburgh Penguins captain Sidney Crosby.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130630/avalanche-take-mackinnon-number-one-pick" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Colorado Avalanche Nathan MacKinnon Thomson Reuters Sun, 30 Jun 2013 21:02:25 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5871937 at http://www.globalpost.com Avs rout Ducks in Roy's fiery coaching debut http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/131003/avalanche-6-ducks-1 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Avs rout Ducks in Roy's fiery coaching debut</p> <p>DENVER -- The Patrick Roy era in Colorado got off to a triumphant and combative start.</p> <p>Semyon Varlamov stopped 35 shots, Jamie McGinn scored two goals, and the Colorado Avalanche beat the Anaheim Ducks 6-1 Wednesday night.</p> <p>Ryan O'Reilly and Steve Downie each had a goal and an assist, and Matt Duchene and John Mitchell also scored for the Avalanche.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/131003/avalanche-6-ducks-1" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Colorado Avalanche National Hockey League Northwest Division Thomson Reuters Thu, 03 Oct 2013 06:34:56 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5950468 at http://www.globalpost.com Preview: Predators at Avalanche http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/131004/preview-predators-at-avalanche <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Two of the top four picks in this year's draft will be on display Friday, when the Colorado Avalanche host the Nashville Predators. Projected to be selected first overall, defenseman Seth Jones watched three other players take the stage before his name was called by Nashville. One of those players was Nathan MacKinnon, who Colorado grabbed with the top pick after winning the draft lottery.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/131004/preview-predators-at-avalanche" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Colorado Avalanche National Hockey League Pekka Rinne Thomson Reuters Fri, 04 Oct 2013 13:46:47 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5951818 at http://www.globalpost.com Preview: Avalanche at Bruins http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/131010/preview-avalanche-at-bruins <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>After finishing in the basement of the Western Conference last season, the Colorado Avalanche certainly have gotten out of the blocks with a flourish. With first-year coach Patrick Roy igniting a spark, the Avalanche vie for their fourth win in as many contests when they visit the Boston Bruins on Thursday. PA Parenteau is leading the way with three goals - including the game-winning tally in a 2-1 victory over Toronto on Tuesday.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/131010/preview-avalanche-at-bruins" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Colorado Avalanche National Hockey League Northwest Division Thomson Reuters Thu, 10 Oct 2013 12:12:47 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5957058 at http://www.globalpost.com Roy's Avs stay unbeaten, edge Bruins http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/131011/avalanche-2-bruins-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Roy's Avs stay unbeaten, edge Bruins</p> <p>BOSTON -- Patrick Roy knows he is going to lose a game as an NHL coach. But for the time being, the Hall of Fame goalie and rookie coach is thrilled with what his players are doing.</p> <p>"We don't really have expectations. We just want to surprise the world of hockey," Roy said after his undefeated Colorado Avalanche rode the goaltending of Jean-Sebastien Giguere to their fourth straight victory, a 2-0 decision over the previously unbeaten Boston Bruins.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/131011/avalanche-2-bruins-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Colorado Avalanche National Hockey League Stanley Cup playoffs Thomson Reuters Fri, 11 Oct 2013 19:34:16 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5958741 at http://www.globalpost.com Preview: Stars at Avalanche http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/131015/preview-stars-at-avalanche <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Fresh off a sweep of a three-game road trip, the Colorado Avalanche look to remain perfect when they host the Dallas Stars on Tuesday. The Avalanche already have matched the second-best start in franchise history - dating to when the club still was located in Quebec City - and their four goals allowed in five games set an NHL record. Colorado's impressive road swing featured wins over Toronto, Boston and Washington - all playoff teams last season.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/131015/preview-stars-at-avalanche" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Colorado Avalanche National Hockey League Northwest Division Thomson Reuters Tue, 15 Oct 2013 14:48:49 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5961432 at http://www.globalpost.com Roy's Avalanche extend hot start to 6-0 http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/131016/avalanche-3-stars-2 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Roy's Avalanche extend hot start to 6-0</p> <p>DENVER -- Patrick Roy turned down a chance to coach the Colorado Avalanche in 2009 because he didn't feel he was ready for the job.</p> <p>Four years later he is showing he's more than capable of leading an NHL team.</p> <p>Matt Duchene scored two goals, Semyon Varlamov stopped 39 shots and the Avalanche continued their hot start with a 3-2 win over the Dallas Stars on Tuesday night.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/131016/avalanche-3-stars-2" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Colorado Avalanche National Hockey League Northwest Division Thomson Reuters Wed, 16 Oct 2013 08:29:31 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5962152 at http://www.globalpost.com Preview: Avalanche at Sabres http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/131019/preview-avalanche-at-sabres <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>The Colorado Avalanche look to rebound from their first loss of the season when they visit the reeling Buffalo Sabres on Saturday. Colorado won its first six games before dropping a 4-2 decision at home to Detroit on Thursday. While the Avalanche aren't used to playing after a loss, Buffalo is very familiar with the situation, having won only one of its first nine games.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/131019/preview-avalanche-at-sabres" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Colorado Avalanche National Hockey League Northwest Division Thomson Reuters Sat, 19 Oct 2013 14:48:25 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5965195 at http://www.globalpost.com Avs improve to 9-1 with win over Hurricanes http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/131026/avalanche-4-hurricanes-2 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Avs improve to 9-1 with win over Hurricanes</p> <p>DENVER -- The Colorado Avalanche expected to be a better team this season. So far, they're the best team in the NHL.</p> <p>Matt Duchene scored twice and added an assist while Erik Johnson and Alex Tanguay also scored goals as the Avalanche matched the best start in franchise history with a 4-2 win over the Carolina Hurricanes on Friday</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/131026/avalanche-4-hurricanes-2" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Colorado Avalanche Matt Duchene National Hockey League Thomson Reuters Sat, 26 Oct 2013 06:00:53 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5971414 at http://www.globalpost.com Preview: Jets at Avalanche http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/131027/preview-jets-at-avalanche <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>The Colorado Avalanche have rebounded from their first loss of the season with three straight wins, and they look to make it four when they host the Winnipeg Jets on Sunday. The Avalanche lead the league in goals-against average (1.4), stand sixth in scoring (3.2) and have killed an NHL-best 91.2 percent of their penalties. The Jets enter with points in four of their last five games (2-1-2) after edging Dallas 2-1 in a shootout on Saturday.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/131027/preview-jets-at-avalanche" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Colorado Avalanche National Hockey League Northwest Division Thomson Reuters Sun, 27 Oct 2013 15:47:08 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5972193 at http://www.globalpost.com