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  • • Morning Flurries- Free agency and the goalie carousel
    Photo by Patrick McDermott/NHLI via Getty Images It’s going to be hard to keep track of which goalies are playing where next season Having free agency start on October 9th, a random Friday during what would normally be the first weeks of the NHL season, was a fitting time for all of the major albatross deals to get handed out in 2020. The Colorado Avalanche signed a handful of free agent deals...2020
  • • Cannon Blasts: Predicting is hard
    Photo by Julio Aguilar/Getty Images That and more of this week’s links With the 2020 NHL season finally coming to an end, I thought it was time to revist the Cannon staff preseason predictions. Metro Division: Washington (4 votes)Carolina (2 votes)NY Rangers (1 vote) This is a good start, with the majority accurately predicting that the Capitals would remain the team to beat in the Metro. Carol...2020
  • • White Sox Injury Updates
    The Chicago White Sox are right in the thick of a three-headed teeth-clenching battle for the AL Central division lead. Their 28-16 record – good for a .636 winning percentage – not only has them on pace for 103 wins over a full 162-game season, but it places them a game ahead of the Twins…...2020
  • • The Colorado Avalanche will look to take advantage of this unusual offseason
    Perry Nelson-USA TODAY Sports Where do the Avalanche go from here? With the sting of another second round playoff elimination still lingering for the Colorado Avalanche and their fans, the team has to start looking towards the offseason. In what was the most unique season in NHL history, the Avalanche fell short of the expectations of some as Joe Sakic has built them into a team that entered th...2020
  • • Colorado Avalanche Game Day: Round Two
    Handout Photo-USA TODAY Sports The Colorado Avalanche steamrolled their official first round opponents last week, dismantling the Arizona Coyotes with near-surgical precision in a 4-1 series victory. It took their second-round opponents a little bit longer to determine their fates, as the Dallas Stars only punched their ticket to the second round on Thursday — but both teams avoided pushing th...2020
  • • Avalanche draft pick Cam Morrison signs with the Chicago Blackhawks
    Photo by Fred Kfoury III/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images Former Avalanche prospect signs with a division rival Former Colorado Avalanche draft pick Cam Morrison has signed a two-year entry level contract with the Chicago Blackhawks. The Aurora, Ontario native finished last season with 13 goals and 27 points in in 37 games during his last year of NCAA eligibility. Drafted in the second round - ...2020
  • • Colorado Avalanche Series Primer: Get to Know the Coyotes
    Photo by Jeff Vinnick/Getty Images What to expect from Colorado’s first roundt opponent When the NHL decided to expand this year’s postseason to 22 teams, one team that found their way into the Stanley Cup tournament was the Arizona Coyotes. As the 11th seed, the Yotes were decided underdogs in their play-in series against the Nashville Predators. That didn’t stop Darcy Kuemper and company fro...2020
  • • Draft Lottery: New York Rangers get the first overall pick
    SECAUCUS, NEW JERSEY - AUGUST 10: NHL Network studio host Jamie Hersch interviews top prospect Alexis Lafreniere during Phase 2 of the 2020 NHL Draft Lottery on August 10, 2020 at the NHL Network’s studio in Secaucus, New Jersey. | Photo by Mike Stobe/NHLI via Getty Images The Big Apple are big winners for the 2020 NHL Draft. The time has finally come, the real playoffs are starting and the top...2020
  • • Playoff Redemption: The Nazem Kadri story
    Sarah Stier-USA TODAY Sports Can Kadri revamp his playoff reputation? It’s been about a year since Nazem Kadri saw his phone light up with Kyle Dubas flashing on the caller ID. A call that would inform him of the end of his time with the Toronto Maple Leafs. After being suspended from two straight playoff series, many Toronto fans pointed the finger at Kadri when the Leafs failed to advance pas...2020
  • • Colorado Avalanche Game Day: Finally a game that matters (kinda)
    Ron Chenoy-USA TODAY Sports The Avalanche face off against the Blues with the top seed on the line After nearly five months, the Colorado Avalanche will finally be back on the ice to play in a game that matter - sort of. The Avs will face off against the St. Louis Blues in the first game of a round-robin series to determine the top-4 seeds for the Western Conference playoffs. These two teams f...2020

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  • • Colorado Avalanche Game Day: Round Two
    Handout Photo-USA TODAY Sports The Colorado Avalanche steamrolled their official first round opponents last week, dismantling the Arizona Coyotes with near-surgical precision in a 4-1 series victory. It took their second-round opponents a little bit longer to determine their fates, as the Dallas Stars only punched their ticket to the second round on Thursday — but both teams avoided pushing th...2020
  • • Colorado Avalanche Series Primer: Get to Know the Coyotes
    Photo by Jeff Vinnick/Getty Images What to expect from Colorado’s first roundt opponent When the NHL decided to expand this year’s postseason to 22 teams, one team that found their way into the Stanley Cup tournament was the Arizona Coyotes. As the 11th seed, the Yotes were decided underdogs in their play-in series against the Nashville Predators. That didn’t stop Darcy Kuemper and company fro...2020
  • • Playoff Redemption: The Nazem Kadri story
    Sarah Stier-USA TODAY Sports Can Kadri revamp his playoff reputation? It’s been about a year since Nazem Kadri saw his phone light up with Kyle Dubas flashing on the caller ID. A call that would inform him of the end of his time with the Toronto Maple Leafs. After being suspended from two straight playoff series, many Toronto fans pointed the finger at Kadri when the Leafs failed to advance pas...2020
  • • Colorado Avalanche Game Day: Finally a game that matters (kinda)
    Ron Chenoy-USA TODAY Sports The Avalanche face off against the Blues with the top seed on the line After nearly five months, the Colorado Avalanche will finally be back on the ice to play in a game that matter - sort of. The Avs will face off against the St. Louis Blues in the first game of a round-robin series to determine the top-4 seeds for the Western Conference playoffs. These two teams f...2020
  • • Morning Flurries: Scrimmages, testing, and where’s Makar?
    Ron Chenoy-USA TODAY Sports We’re getting close to more hockey The NHL is creeping ever closer to the start of the bizarre, reformatted 2020 postseason, which will take place in a pair of bubble ‘hub’ cities up in Canada in August. For the Colorado Avalanche, there’s just over a week before they’ll get to play their exhibition game against the Minnesota Wild in Edmonton. They’re set to face of...2020
  • • Kris Dunn could draw plenty of interest as restricted free agent
    Fourth-year Bulls point guard Kris Dunn will be a restricted free agent this summer, and after a competent defensive showing during his 2019-20 season with the club, he may be an appealing, affordable bench addition for a number of teams on the market, according to Rob Schaefer of NBC Sports Chicago. After trying to move Kris Dunn as recently as August 2019, Schaefer suggests that Dunn may be wort...2020
  • • With Derrick Rose injured, Christian Wood wants to score more
    Pistons power forward Christian Wood believes he needs to take a bigger offensive role with Derrick Rose sidelined, as he told the Detroit Free Press and other media members. Wood, an unrestricted free agent after the season, notched back-to-back career highs with 29 points against Oklahoma City and 30 against Utah last week. Rose is expected to miss the rest of the season with an ankle injury. “M...2020
  • • Nathan MacKinnon injured in Colorado’s 3-1 loss to the Los Angeles Kings
    Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports The injury dam finally broke No rest for the wicked as the Colorado Avalanche soldiered on to the second half of a back-to-back in their jam-packed schedule. There wasn’t much left in the tank and lineup to take on a suddenly surging LA Kings team and it showed in this 3-1 defeat. At some point in the second period Nathan MacKinnon went missing from the bench ...2020
  • • MHH Roundtable: The Avalanche looks to focus on the playoff push
    Photo by Bill Wippert/NHLI via Getty Images Did the Avalanche do enough at the deadline? With now under a month to go in the regular season it’s time to look at how the final stretch is shaping up for the Colorado Avalanche as they gear up for the playoffs. The Avalanche had a quiet trade deadline for the most part adding only Vladislav Namestnikov and Michael Hutchinson. Did they do enough? ...2020
  • • Twitter Tuesday: MacKinnon’s ‘struggles’; Francouz vs. Grubauer and team defense
    Photo by Debora Robinson/NHLI via Getty Images What forwards and which goaltender do you roll with once everyone is healthy? Them boys hot! The Colorado Avalanche is coming off the busiest month in franchise history, playing 15 games in a shortened February month. The Avs are also the league’s hottest team heading into March, and have now won seven games in a row. Colorado earned a record of 1...2020

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Central Division trade, contract, salary rumors

  • • Morning Flurries- Free agency and the goalie carousel
    Photo by Patrick McDermott/NHLI via Getty Images It’s going to be hard to keep track of which goalies are playing where next season Having free agency start on October 9th, a random Friday during what would normally be the first weeks of the NHL season, was a fitting time for all of the major albatross deals to get handed out in 2020. The Colorado Avalanche signed a handful of free agent deals...2020
  • • Cannon Blasts: Predicting is hard
    Photo by Julio Aguilar/Getty Images That and more of this week’s links With the 2020 NHL season finally coming to an end, I thought it was time to revist the Cannon staff preseason predictions. Metro Division: Washington (4 votes)Carolina (2 votes)NY Rangers (1 vote) This is a good start, with the majority accurately predicting that the Capitals would remain the team to beat in the Metro. Carol...2020
  • • The Colorado Avalanche will look to take advantage of this unusual offseason
    Perry Nelson-USA TODAY Sports Where do the Avalanche go from here? With the sting of another second round playoff elimination still lingering for the Colorado Avalanche and their fans, the team has to start looking towards the offseason. In what was the most unique season in NHL history, the Avalanche fell short of the expectations of some as Joe Sakic has built them into a team that entered th...2020
  • • Avalanche draft pick Cam Morrison signs with the Chicago Blackhawks
    Photo by Fred Kfoury III/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images Former Avalanche prospect signs with a division rival Former Colorado Avalanche draft pick Cam Morrison has signed a two-year entry level contract with the Chicago Blackhawks. The Aurora, Ontario native finished last season with 13 goals and 27 points in in 37 games during his last year of NCAA eligibility. Drafted in the second round - ...2020
  • • Colorado Avalanche Series Primer: Get to Know the Coyotes
    Photo by Jeff Vinnick/Getty Images What to expect from Colorado’s first roundt opponent When the NHL decided to expand this year’s postseason to 22 teams, one team that found their way into the Stanley Cup tournament was the Arizona Coyotes. As the 11th seed, the Yotes were decided underdogs in their play-in series against the Nashville Predators. That didn’t stop Darcy Kuemper and company fro...2020
  • • Draft Lottery: New York Rangers get the first overall pick
    SECAUCUS, NEW JERSEY - AUGUST 10: NHL Network studio host Jamie Hersch interviews top prospect Alexis Lafreniere during Phase 2 of the 2020 NHL Draft Lottery on August 10, 2020 at the NHL Network’s studio in Secaucus, New Jersey. | Photo by Mike Stobe/NHLI via Getty Images The Big Apple are big winners for the 2020 NHL Draft. The time has finally come, the real playoffs are starting and the top...2020
  • • Playoff Redemption: The Nazem Kadri story
    Sarah Stier-USA TODAY Sports Can Kadri revamp his playoff reputation? It’s been about a year since Nazem Kadri saw his phone light up with Kyle Dubas flashing on the caller ID. A call that would inform him of the end of his time with the Toronto Maple Leafs. After being suspended from two straight playoff series, many Toronto fans pointed the finger at Kadri when the Leafs failed to advance pas...2020
  • • Colorado Avalanche Game Day: Finally a game that matters (kinda)
    Ron Chenoy-USA TODAY Sports The Avalanche face off against the Blues with the top seed on the line After nearly five months, the Colorado Avalanche will finally be back on the ice to play in a game that matter - sort of. The Avs will face off against the St. Louis Blues in the first game of a round-robin series to determine the top-4 seeds for the Western Conference playoffs. These two teams f...2020
  • • Looking Back: 2019-20 NHL season predictions revisited
    How did the predictions hold up? When heading into the start of a new season - whether it be the NHL or any other sport - it’s fun to make prediction. Whether bold or bland, people will prognosticate how they think the season will unfold. What is a lot less fun is re-visiting those predictions to see just how wrong we all were. We’re going to do just that. Back on October 1st, I posted my predict...2020
  • • Biggest NHL draft steals: Central Division
    2020

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  • • Twitter Tuesday: Blueline help at trade deadline; next year’s Colorado Eagles and Grubauer’s struggles
    Kings’ defenseman Alec Martinez fights off Mikko Rantanen in front of his net | Photo by Sean M. Haffey/Getty Images The question remains: Will GM Joe Sakic and the Avs make a move at the deadline in three weeks? The Colorado Avalanche will play 32 games in the span of 60 days, including a tilt tonight in Buffalo. After an 11-day pause for the All-Star break, the Avs allowed six goals to the Ea...2020
  • • Colorado Avalanche Game Day: Matinee matchup with the Blues
    Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images Let’s see if the Avs can build on Thursday’s dominant win In what is the penultimate game before the NHL ceases operation for nearly a dozen days for the annual All-Star break, the Colorado Avalanche will look to build on a dominant performance in a 4-0 win over the San Jose Sharks on Thursday evening by welcoming the defending Cup champs St. Louis Blues....2020
  • • Colorado Avalanche Game Day: Stars pay a visit on Division Rival Night
    Ron Chenoy-USA TODAY Sports Avalanche look to reclaim second in the west with a win over Dallas The Colorado Avalanche will have a chance at reclaiming the second spot in the west tonight as they face the surging Dallas Stars for the final time of the regular season. While Dallas has earned a 7-3 record in its last 10 games, the Avalanche, on the other hand, enter the night having won only thr...2020
  • • Morning Flurries: All-Star Jerseys Revealed
    https://twitter.com/Avalanche/status/1214956302658670592 Keep voting for Cale! All-Star Jerseys Revealed View this post on Instagram Nate will look great in these #NHLAllStar jerseys, but #NateNeedsCale to wear them, too! NHL.com/vote #GoAvsGo A post shared by Colorado Avalanche (@coloradoavalanche) on Jan 8, 2020 at 9:08am PST The NHL released images of the...2020
  • • Twitter Tuesday: To re-sign, to trade or to not; Bowen Byram and goaltenders
    Photo by Michael Martin/NHLI via Getty Images Is Tyson Jost or Colin Wilson worthy of staying? And here’s why Bowen Byram can’t play in the AHL The new decade has ushered in a new year of Colorado Avalanche hockey, and with it, more questions. After starting the year with a commanding statement 7-3 win over the Central Division-leading and defending Stanley Cup-having St. Louis Blues, and follo...2020
  • Hayes scores in OT to lift Jets over Blackhawks, 4-3
    • Hayes scores in OT to lift Jets over Blackhawks, 4-3
    Kevin Hayes scored at 3:38 of overtime and the Winnipeg Jets beat the Chicago Blackhawks 4-3 night to snap a three-game slide and move into sole possession of first place in the Central Division         ...2019
  • Johansen scores 43 seconds into OT, Preds beat Stars 3-2
    • Johansen scores 43 seconds into OT, Preds beat Stars 3-2
    Ryan Johansen scored 43 seconds into overtime and the Nashville Predators beat the Dallas Stars 3-2 for their second straight win and a little cushion in the Central Division         ...2019
  • • Hartman scores winner in Preds debut, 6-5 victory over Jets (Feb 27, 2018)
    WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) Roman Josi had five assists, Craig Smith scored twice and Ryan Hartman redirected in the winning goal during his Nashville debut, sending the streaking Predators to a 6-5 victory over the Winnipeg Jets in their Central Division showdown Tuesday night....2018
  • Hartman scores winner in Preds debut, 6-5 victory over Jets
    • Hartman scores winner in Preds debut, 6-5 victory over Jets
    Roman Josi had five assists, Craig Smith scored twice and Ryan Hartman redirected in the winning goal during his Nashville debut, sending the streaking Predators to a 6-5 victory over the Winnipeg Jets in their Central Division showdown         ...2018
  • • Kyle Connor scores 2 goals, Jets rout Panthers 7-2 (Feb 18, 2018)
    WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) Kyle Connor scored twice, Blake Wheeler and Tyler Myers each had three assists and the Winnipeg Jets beat the Florida Panthers 7-2 on Sunday night to take the Central Division lead....2018

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  • • Morning Flurries- Free agency and the goalie carousel
    2020
  • • The Jackets and Predators didn’t like each other for a long time, but by record, it wasn’t much of a rivalry
    Photo by Frederick Breedon/Getty Images In the early 2000s, the Blue Jackets had an animated rivalry with the Predators. Let’s take a look back on those early Central Division clashes. For the first years of the Columbus Blue Jackets franchise, the team had spirited matchups with the Nashville Predators. These games involved fights, blowouts, and Columbus generally falling in the end. In the fi...2020
  • • Game 66 Preview: Blue Jackets host Wild and woolly Minnesota
    Photo by Bruce Kluckhohn/NHLI via Getty Images Columbus could use two points as they look for some distance in playoff race. ...2020
  • • Avalanche pull off late-game comeback to top Elvis Merzlikins 2-1
    Photo by Ben Jackson/NHLI via Getty Images Coming into Saturday evening’s game, Columbus Blue Jackets starting goaltender and rookie phenom Elvis Merzlikins hadn’t lost a game since January 9th. He entered the third period poised to post his sixth shutout of the season (and sixth in his last nine games, to boot) after holding down the fort for the first forty minutes against Colorado — but tha...2020
  • • Looking back at the Blue Jackets’ best streaks
    Russell LaBounty-USA TODAY Sports This run the Blue Jackets are on might just be the best in the clubs’ franchise history. In my humble opinion. But there’s actually lots of other great ones, too, and we take a look back. The Blue Jackets have been on one impressive run over the last month and change, with points in 20 of their last 22 games, and it got me thinking about the other impressive st...2020
  • • Morning Flurries: Three days left to vote for Cale Makar
    Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images And Nashville has a new coach. Back at home today are the Colorado Avalanche following their three-game New York road trip and in preparation to host the Pittsburgh Penguins on Friday. There are still three days left to vote Cale Makar for the last Central Division representative in the Last Men In poll at NHL.com/vote. Get your votes in by January 10th! F...2020
  • • Avalanche take advantage of chaotic night in 3-1 win
    Photo by Claus Andersen/Getty Images The Colorado Avalanche have been, for the most part, a structured and scary team to play against this year when healthy. The Leafs, on the other hand, have had more than a few games where they were chaos central. And on Wednesday night, the Avalanche added into the fun with some chaos of their own — they came out on top, but their 3-1 final score was messy,...2019
  • • Report: Cavs signing D-Wade created locker room problems
    The signing of Dwyane Wade just before the start of the season led to jealousy in the Cavaliers‘ locker room, according to Terry Pluto of Cleveland.com. J.R. Smith and Iman Shumpert were most affected, with Smith fearing Wade would take his starting spot and Shumpert believing Wade would cut into his playing time. Wade did start briefly, before asking to be moved to a bench role. Injuries limited ...2018
  • Somerville High School's Makonnen Fenton named Patriots High School Coach of the Week
    • Somerville High School's Makonnen Fenton named Patriots High School Coach of the Week
    Foxborough, Mass. – After leading the Somerville Highlanders to a 36-16 upset win over previously undefeated Lynn Classical, Somerville head coach Makonnen Fenton has been named this week’s New England Patriots High School Coach of the Week. Coach Fenton, a former standout running back for the Highlanders, has directed Somerville High to a three-game win streak and a share of first place in the No...2017
  • Lynn Classical High School's Brian Vaughan named Patriots High School Coach of the Week
    • Lynn Classical High School's Brian Vaughan named Patriots High School Coach of the Week
    Foxborough, Mass. – After leading the Lynn Classical Rams to a perfect 4-0 start to begin the season, first-year head coach Brian Vaughan has been named this week’s New England Patriots High School Coach of the Week. Coach Vaughan, a former standout running back from league rival Lynn English, led the Rams to an impressive start with back-to-back victories over Medford High and Malden High by a co...2017

Top Central Division news

  • • Cubs net Central title, 3rd straight October trip
    t's time for the Cubs to party like it's 2016. The Cubs clinched their second straight National League Central Division title on Wednesday, beating the Cardinals, 5-1, to advance to the postseason for a third straight year....2017
  • • Cards roll past Reds, stay two back of Cubs
    Matt Carpenter reached base five times, Yadier Molina knocked in three runs and Paul DeJong finished a triple shy of the cycle as the Cardinals topped the Reds to remain two games back of the Cubs in the NL Central Division. Zack Cozart had a home run in the first for the Reds, his 20th of the season....2017
  • • Cards roll past Reds, stay two back of Cubs
    Matt Carpenter reached base five times, Yadier Molina knocked in three runs and Paul DeJong finished a triple shy of the cycle as the Cardinals topped the Reds to remain two games back of the Cubs in the NL Central Division. Zack Cozart had a home run in the first for the Reds, his 20th of the season....2017
  • • Perron selected to 2020 All-Star Game
    The NHL announced David Perron was selected to the 2020 All-Star Game after winning the Last Men In vote for the Central Division....2020
  • • Cards strive to stay alive behind Lynn
    Lance Lynn will have a chance to say goodbye Thursday. The right-hander, who will be a free agent after this season, will likely be making his last start for the Cardinals in the series finale against the newly crowned National League Central Division champion Cubs....2017
  • • Wild take lead in Central Division after SO win over Stars
    Wild goalie Devan Dubnyk stopped Jason Spezza before Chris Stewart's shot won the game...2017
  • • Wild's Pominville, Niederreiter each score twice in win over Jets
    Minnesota earned a big win against a Central Division foe...2017
  • • Somerville High School's Makonnen Fenton named Patriots High School Coach of the Week
    2017
  • • Lynn Classical High School's Brian Vaughan named Patriots High School Coach of the Week
    2017
  • • Nathan MacKinnon is the favorite for the 2020 Hart Trophy
    Isaiah J. Downing-USA TODAY Sports It’s hard to believe but Nathan MacKinnon is getting even better Two seasons ago, Nathan MacKinnon became the superstar the Colorado Avalanche knew he was destined to be. In his breakout season, MacKinnon racked up 39 goals and 97 points in only 74 games while dragging his Avalanche team to the playoffs - only a year after the disastrous 22-win season. He show...2020

Central Division videos

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  • Every Goal From 2020 NHL All-Star Tournament: Pacific vs Central Division GameEvery Goal From 2020 NHL All-Star Tournament: Pacific vs Central Division Game
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  • NHL Tonight:  Central Rankings:  Discussing the best teams in the Central Division  Sep 4,  2019NHL Tonight: Central Rankings: Discussing the best teams in the Central Division Sep 4, 2019
  • 2019-2020 NHL Central Division Standings Prediction2019-2020 NHL Central Division Standings Prediction

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  • • Morning Flurries- Free agency and the goalie carousel
    2020
  • • Cannon Blasts: Predicting is hard
    2020
  • • The Colorado Avalanche will look to take advantage of this unusual offseason
    2020
  • • Colorado Avalanche Game Day: Round Two
    2020
  • • Colorado Avalanche Series Primer: Get to Know the Coyotes
    2020
  • • Draft Lottery: New York Rangers get the first overall pick
    2020
  • • Playoff Redemption: The Nazem Kadri story
    2020
  • • Colorado Avalanche Game Day: Finally a game that matters (kinda)
    2020
  • • Predict The AL Central Division Winner
    With final roster decisions in the books and the 2020 season underway at long last, it’s time to make some predictions. We’ll poll the MLBTR readership on each of the game’s six divisions — though plenty more teams will crack the postseason under the rather inclusive new playoff qualification system. There’s rather an interesting dynamic…...2020
  • • Morning Flurries: Scrimmages, testing, and where’s Makar?
    2020

Central Division rumors, scandals

  • • Playoff Redemption: The Nazem Kadri story
    2020
  • • Colorado Avalanche devastated by injury leading into the trade deadline
    Photo by Michael Martin/NHLI via Getty Images Avalanche lose Mikko Rantanen for the rest of the regular season After an impressive stretch that saw the Colorado Avalanche lose only once in regulation between January 8th and February 12th, the Avs have now lost three straight games and have fallen into third place in the NHL’s Central Division. What’s more concerning than the losses though, is t...2020
  • • Morning Flurries: Nathan MacKinnon completes his All-Star duties
    Photo by Brian Babineau/NHLI via Getty Images The break is almost over! There is light at the end of the tunnel. The Colorado Avalanche return to practice tomorrow and will travel to Philadelphia for their first game after the break on February 1st. From All-Star weekend, Nathan MacKinnon participated in the fastest skater competition in the video below but did not beat Connor McDavid — that h...2020
  • • Looking back at the Blue Jackets’ best streaks
    2020
  • • Colorado Avalanche Game Day: On the road against the defending champs
    Jeff Curry-USA TODAY Sports The Avalanche look to make a statement against the defending Stanley Cup Champions Who: St. Louis Blues (20-8-6)Where: Enterprise Center - St. Louis, MissouriPuck drop: 6:00 pm MTWatch: Altitude, Sportsnet Back to their winning ways, the Colorado Avalanche travel to St. Louis tonight to take on the Blues in a matchup for first place in the Western Conference. Separa...2019
  • • Report: Cavs signing D-Wade created locker room problems
    2018
  • • Central Notes: Nance Jr. transitioning from L.A., Dinwiddie's skills challenge, Bulls
    Less than two weeks after he was shipped to the Cavaliers, Larry Nance Jr. was back in Los Angeles for the Dunk Contest. Nance spent his first two-and-a-half seasons with the Lakers and admitted to Bill Oram of the Orange County Register that the trade still has not set in.“It’s something that’s still kind of shocking,” Nance said. “But at the same time I can’t wait for all this to be done with so...2018

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