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Sakic has Avs trending up after 2 straight playoff seasons

May. 14, 2019 4:35 PM EDT

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Back in his Colorado Avalanche playing days, Joe Sakic's approach was pretty much title or bust. As the team's general manager, a similar feeling is beginning to develop. Sakic and the Avalanche took a little time for reflection following a Game 7 loss to San Jose in the second...

Youthful, speedy Avalanche take another big step forward

May. 9, 2019 3:03 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — 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...

Pavelski leads Sharks past Avalanche 3-2 in Game 7

May. 9, 2019 1:03 AM EDT

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Joe Pavelski was positioned just a few feet away from the spot where he was bleeding from his head on the ice just over two weeks ago when he did what he has done so often in his brilliant career. Pavelski got his stick on a shot that he redirected into the net to give the San Jose...

Sharks hope for Pavelski's return before Game 7 against Avs

May. 8, 2019 12:07 AM EDT

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Captain Joe Pavelski was getting staples put into his bloody head when the San Jose Sharks staged an epic comeback in Game 7 of the opening round against Vegas. Now that the Sharks have been forced into another ultimate game after missing a chance to eliminate Colorado in an...

MacKinnon, Avs beat Sharks 3-0 in Game 4 to even series

May. 3, 2019 2:24 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Nathan MacKinnon described his batted-in goal as merely cleaning up garbage. This was far from trash talk: The Colorado Avalanche are right back in the series. MacKinnon kept up his scoring spree with a second-period goal, Philipp Grubauer stopped 32 shots for his first career playoff shutout...

Avalanche blank Sharks, Bruins top Blue Jackets

May. 3, 2019 1:14 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Nathan MacKinnon kept up his scoring spree with a second-period goal, Philipp Grubauer stopped 32 shots for his first career playoff shutout and the Colorado Avalanche beat the San Jose Sharks 3-0 Thursday night to tie the Western Conference semifinal series at two games apiece. MacKinnon has...

Thornton sparks Sharks in 5-2 Game 1 win over Avs

Apr. 27, 2019 1:46 AM EDT

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — After enduring a grueling seven-game series in the first round, the San Jose Sharks predictably needed some time to find their legs again at the start of round two. One key penalty kill proved to be just the kick start they needed. Joe Thornton sparked a three-goal outburst in the...