Canada tops France at hockey worlds, Sweden routs Austria

Hockey 05/16/19, 11:45

Anthony Mantha scored twice to lift Canada to a 5-2 victory over France at the hockey world championship on Thursday.Mantha opened the scoring on a 5-on-3 power play with a slap shot in the opening period and added his second for a 4-2 lead in the final frame. Mantha now ...

Youthful, speedy Avalanche take another big step forward

Hockey 05/09/19, 14:02

To Gabriel Landeskog and the Colorado Avalanche, this was up for debate: Whether his skate brushed the blue line on what would've been a game-tying goal in Game 7 before being overturned.To the Colorado captain and his teammates, this was not debatable: Their prospects moving forward.The Avs are youthful, fast ...

Landeskog scores OT winner, Avs force Game 7 with Sharks

Sports 05/07/19, 00:22

Captain Gabriel Landeskog scored 2:32 into overtime after Colorado squandered a late lead in regulation and the Avalanche beat the San Jose Sharks 4-3 on Monday night to force a decisive Game 7 in their Western Conference semifinal series.Landeskog dumped the puck into the zone, turned in a big hit ...

Avalanche beat Sharks 4-3 to even series at game apiece

Sports 04/28/19, 21:13

Tyson Barrie scored the tiebreaking goal and assisted on two others, sending the Colorado Avalanche to a 4-3 victory over the San Jose Sharks on Sunday that tied the second-round series at a game apiece.The Avalanche were in danger of falling into a 2-0 series hole when coach Jared Bednar ...

Avalanche beat Flames 5-1 in Game 5 to advance to 2nd round

Sports 04/20/19, 00:27

Colin Wilson and Mikko Rantanen each had two goals and an assist, and the Colorado Avalanche beat the Calgary Flames 5-1 in Game 5 of their playoff series Friday night to advance to the second round.Gabriel Landeskog also scored, and Nathan MacKinnon and Tyson Barrie each had three assists as ...

MacKinnon scores in OT, Avalanche beat Flames to even series

Sports 04/14/19, 01:18

Nathan MacKinnon scored 8:27 into overtime and the Colorado Avalanche tied their first-round series with the Calgary Flames at a game apiece with a 3-2 win Saturday night.After Philipp Grubauer stopped Michael Frolik at one end, the puck went up ice, where a pass from Mikko Rantanen sprung MacKinnon down ...

MacKinnon Grubauer lead Avs to 3-0 win over Sabres

Hockey 03/09/19, 17:53

Nathan MacKinnon had a goal and two assists, Philipp Grubauer stopped 18 shots for his second shutout of the season and the playoff-chasing Colorado Avalanche beat the Buffalo Sabres 3-0 on Saturday.Mikko Rantanen scored on the power play and Gabriel Bourque added a full-length, empty-net goal for the Avalanche, who ...

Landeskog out 4-to-6 weeks with upper-body injury

Hockey 03/08/19, 18:48

The playoff-chasing Colorado Avalanche will be without captain Gabriel Landeskog for four-to-six weeks with an upper-body injury.Avalanche coach Jared Bednar announced the news Friday after practice. He called missing Landeskog a "huge loss."The All-Star forward was hurt in the third period Thursday at Dallas when he collided with Stars goaltender ...

Sorensen’s 2 goals lead Sharks past Avalanche 4-3

Hockey 03/02/19, 01:12

Marcus Sorensen scored two goals in his return to the lineup from an injury and Joe Pavelski added his 36th goal of the season to lead the San Jose Sharks to a 4-3 victory over the Colorado Avalanche on Friday night.Sorensen missed the final two games of San Jose's road ...

Soderberg scores winner in shootout, Avs beat Canucks 3-2

Hockey 02/28/19, 00:41

Carl Soderberg scored in the sixth round of the shootout, Semyon Varlamov came up with big saves all night long and the Colorado Avalanche beat the Vancouver Canucks 3-2 on Wednesday.Soderberg knocked in the winner off the glove of Jacob Markstrom as the Avalanche improved to 2-12 in games beyond ...

Grubauer gets 1st shutout of season as Avs blank Preds 5-0

Hockey 02/23/19, 20:24

Philipp Grubauer made 38 saves for his first shutout of the season, helping the Colorado Avalanche beat the Nashville Predators 5-0 Saturday for their fourth straight victory.Colorado improved to 5-1-0 in its last six and has picked up points in eight of its last 10 games while trying to keep ...

Compher scores twice, Avs beat Blackhawks 5-3

Hockey 02/22/19, 22:25

J.T. Compher scored his second goal of the game on a breakaway to snap a tie with 5:22 left in the third period, and the Colorado Avalanche beat the Chicago Blackhawks 5-3 Friday night for their third straight win.Compher broke in alone from center ice after taking a pass from ...

MacKinnon, Calvert score 11 seconds apart; Avs beat Jets 7-1

Hockey 02/20/19, 23:38

Nathan MacKinnon and Matt Calvert scored 11 seconds apart in the third period, Semyon Varlamov made 26 saves in another strong performance and the Colorado Avalanche beat the Winnipeg Jets 7-1 on Wednesday night.Carl Soderberg, Mikko Rantanen, Tyson Jost, Gabriel Landeskog and A.J. Greer also scored to help Colorado win ...

Landeskog helps Avalanche beat Jets 4-1 to end 8-game skid

Hockey 02/14/19, 23:59

Semyon Varlamov was relieved to finally leave the ice with a win.The Colorado goalie made 24 saves, Gabriel Landeskog scored his team-leading 30th goal and the Avalanche ended their season-high eight-game losing streak with a 4-1 victory over the Winnipeg Jets on Thursday night."Definitely feeling better now. The win tastes ...

Losing ground: Avalanche looking to break out of recent funk

Hockey 02/11/19, 18:58

The Colorado Avalanche could point to obvious flaws for their prolonged plunge: Erratic goaltenders, floundering special teams, inconsistent scoring from players not on their top line .Or just go with the more direct one."We just haven't played good enough," captain Gabriel Landeskog said.The Avalanche were tied for the most points ...

Marchand’s OT goal lifts Bruins over Avalanche 2-1

Hockey 02/10/19, 18:09

Brad Marchand scored 4:03 into overtime and the Boston Bruins extended their points streak to seven games with a 2-1 win over the Colorado Avalanche on Sunday.Patrice Bergeron left the puck at the top of the right circle for Marchand, who skated into the slot and fired it past goalie ...

Crosby, Lundqvist lead Metropolitan to All-Star win

Hockey 01/26/19, 23:01

Sidney Crosby had two goals and three assists, and Henriq Lundqvist pitched a first-half shutout to lead the Metropolitan Division to a 10-5 victory over the Central Division in the championship round of the NHL All-Star game Saturday night.Selected the MVP, Crosby finished the night with four goals and four ...

Avs tie franchise record with 6 goals in 2nd, rout Kings 7-1

Hockey 01/19/19, 17:52

Mikko Rantanen scored two of Colorado's franchise record-tying six second-period goals, Semyon Varlamov stopped 30 shots and the Avalanche routed the Los Angeles Kings 7-1 on Saturday.Colorado had six goals in a period for the first time since March 3, 1999, at Florida. Gabriel Landeskog, Tyson Barrie, Sheldon Dries and ...

Soderberg’s 1st hat trick leads Avalanche past Leafs 6-3

Hockey 01/14/19, 22:03

Carl Soderberg had his first career hat trick and the Colorado Avalanche defeated the Toronto Maple Leafs 6-3 on Monday night.Gabriel Landeskog, Mikko Rantanen and Matt Calvert also scored for Colorado, which had lost nine of its last 10 games overall (1-7-2), and seven straight in regulation on the road.Semyon ...

Wheeler, Scheifele help Jets beat Avalanche 7-4

Hockey 01/09/19, 01:05

All that Winnipeg firepower was on full display Tuesday night.Blake Wheeler had a goal and three assists as the Jets scored on 33 percent of their shots in a 7-4 victory over the Colorado Avalanche.Mathieu Perreault, Kyle Connor, Bryan Little, Andrew Copp, Mark Scheifele and Jacob Trouba also scored for ...

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