In the quickly changing landscape of the Pacific division, Alberta looks to be in the driver’s seat but which teams are in the playoff picture? Can the California teams be relevant or will we see the younger teams take a step? https://youtu.be/cO0VEDgpAUo
Sometimes you don’t have to play well for very long to win a game. The Avs needed less than 30 seconds to flip this game on its head and escape Vegas with a W. The Avs quick-strike potential should terrify every team in the league. https://youtu.be/ZxKQxOaB8xc
With three straight losses, the Avs will have to pull some escape artist magic to claw their way back into the series. Or they could simply remember where they left the key. https://youtu.be/Y_iiuBFdm78
Outplayed and defeated for the second game in a row the onus is now on the Colorado Avalanche to prove who they are. A top team in the league? Or just another second-round wash-out? https://youtu.be/x7s3AcqgrRw
The last five regulation periods have been a struggle for the Avs. Yet, it’s clear that if the Avs can get back to playing even decent hockey this series is theirs for the taking. https://youtu.be/iA_wXFXHmxg
The first OT of the playoffs for Colorado ends with a positive as the Avs remain undefeated 6 – 0. Big Moose Mikko had to bring out his final form. https://youtu.be/-2h_I4TdHaA
The Avs opened their second-round series by smashing the Vegas Golden Knights in blowout fashion. With a game that was played on the edge all the way through, lines were clearly crossed. https://youtu.be/PhLYc9mT1T4
Despite the blazing hot Joonas Donskoi the Avs fall short in OT to Vegas to bring the season series to 3 – 2 – 1 in the battle for the top of the West Division. https://youtu.be/8qFN9VcrbfU
The Avs made their toughest opponent in the west look pedestrian on a night where depth and defense dominated, the NHL should take notice. https://youtu.be/njWpKgoR0AA
The Avs are held scoreless by Marc-Andre Fleury for the second time in four games and looked, on the whole, a bit disconnected defensively. https://youtu.be/BHA_MEpRCNE
The secondary scorers come through in the clutch as Avs take a big two points from the Vegas Golden Knights. https://youtu.be/N5TyfB6cAlg
The Avs shook off the rust by running into a brick wall. Despite the result, the overall feeling remains positive. https://youtu.be/oaGcgUwruhw
The Avs pushed one of the best teams in the league to the limit with their B game. https://youtu.be/xef6y1qvL00
The three best Avs players from their close loss to the Vegas Golden Knights in the final round robin game. https://youtu.be/BX13Mk76EV8
The two best forwards from the Avs win over the Vegas Golden Knights and then the rest of the forward core too. https://youtu.be/DdgtlfYejnQ
The Avalanche defeated the Golden Knights 5 to 2 off the back of an electric first line of Martin Kaut, Shane Bowers, and Nick Henry. https://youtu.be/e5NWqacm-QU...
The old saying “The most popular player in town is the backup quarterback” applies to goalies too. The backup is the sentimental favorite, the “C’mon, give the guy a shot, let’s see what he can do” people’s choice. Then, they become the starter and when he has his first bad game, the peanut gallery starts up again for his backup....
When the Colorado Avalanche decided in April that Semyon Varlamov would be the one goaltender it would protect in the NHL expansion draft, there was a chance it would come at the cost of young goalie Calvin Pickard. Wednesday night, that price was paid when the Las Vegas Golden Knights selected Pickard to be part of their inaugural team. With...
As BSN first reported in April, the Avalanche indeed went ahead with the decision to protect goaltender Semyon Varlamov for the upcoming NHL Expansion Draft. The incoming Las Vegas Golden Knights will not be able to select the Russian goalie, nor any of the other 10 Avs players on the protected list, which was released Sunday morning. It is thus...