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Avalanche sign goalie Alexandar Georgiev to 3-year deal

Jul. 10, 2022 19:20 PM EDT

Alexander Georgiev signed a three-year deal with the Colorado Avalanche on Sunday, completing the final step toward making him the defending Stanley Cup champions ' starting goaltender in their title defense. Georgiev's contract is worth $10.2 million and carries an annual salary cap...

Goalie carousel continues spinning on Day 2 of NHL draft

Jul. 08, 2022 15:47 PM EDT

MONTREAL (AP) — When Brian MacLellan declared his intention to change up the Washington Capitals' goaltending situation, the seasoned general manager knew he was joining a crowded market given how many teams already had the same need. It didn’t matter. He made a move anyway to...

Injuries derail Blues, contribute to 2nd-round playoff exit

May. 31, 2022 17:49 PM EDT

Brayden Schenn described how he came away with broken ribs: an unlucky stick in one of his skates the first time and an elbow and forearm into his back the second time. Along the way, he tore an oblique muscle. “It’s the reality of the sport,” Schenn said. “I’m not the only...

Colorado to Western Conference Finals at last, faces Oilers

May. 28, 2022 13:06 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Colorado forward Gabriel Landeskog finally gets a chance to play in the Western Conference Finals. The Avalanche have advanced to the Stanley Cup semifinal for the first time since the 2001-02 season. Colorado beat the St. Louis Blues 3-2 on Friday to win the...

Helm scores late, Avalanche beat Blues 3-2 to win series

May. 28, 2022 00:27 AM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Colorado coach Jared Bednar had been looking for a little extra aggressiveness from veteran center Darren Helm. Bednar got his wish on Friday night. Helm scored with 5.6 seconds left and Darcy Kuemper stopped 18 shots as the Avalanche finished off...

Bozak caps rally with OT goal, Blues beat Avs 5-4 in Game 5

May. 26, 2022 00:43 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Tyler Bozak and the St. Louis Blues experienced just about every emotion imaginable over the course of a win-or-season-ends game in which they fell behind by three goals. Ultimately, they landed on this improbable one — elation. Bozak scored 3:38...

Kadri has hat trick, Avs beat Blues 6-3 to take 3-1 lead

May. 24, 2022 02:03 AM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Nazem Kadri had the last laugh. Kadri scored three goals, including two during a four-goal second period barrage, and the Colorado Avalanche beat the St. Louis Blues 6-3 on Monday night to take a 3-1 lead in their Western Conference series. Kadri’s...

New scrutiny for Avs' Kadri after collision with Binnington

May. 22, 2022 19:28 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — That water bottle tossed toward Colorado Avalanche forward Nazem Kadri hardly came out of nowhere. For two straight postseasons, Kadri has been the agitator that makes Colorado go and the pest that drives the St. Louis Blues crazy. In Saturday night’s...

Panthers face challenge of back-to-back on brink of sweep

May. 22, 2022 18:02 PM EDT

While acknowledging the Tampa Bay Lightning are showing why they are back-to-back Stanley Cup champions, the Florida Panthers know the have only themselves to blame for going down 3-0 in the second round. It could be pop country artist Kane Brown's fault if their series ends less...

Lehkonen scores twice to help Avalanche beat Blues 5-2

May. 22, 2022 00:32 AM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Despite regaining the edge in their second-round series, the Colorado Avalanche aren't satisfied. Artturi Lehkonen scored twice, Darcy Kuemper stopped 29 shots and the Avalanche beat the St. Louis Blues 5-2 in Game 3 on Saturday night to take a 2-1 lead in the...