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Bruins improve to record 14-0 at home, beat Avalanche 5-1

Dec. 03, 2022 22:57 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — Another top NHL team came to Boston and ran into the unbeatable Bruins. David Pastrnak and Trent Frederic scored two goals apiece and the Bruins improved to an NHL-record 14-0 at home this season by beating the Colorado Avalanche 5-1 on Saturday night. ...

Capitals, Flyers, Avalanche handling injury woes differently

Dec. 02, 2022 13:56 PM EST

Long before training camp, the Washington Capitals knew they would be without Tom Wilson and Nicklas Backstrom for at least the first few months of the season. Before stepping on the ice, they learned Carl Hagelin would be out long term, as well. The Caps prepared for that by trading...

Bear scores winner, Canucks rally, surprise Avalanche 4-3

Nov. 24, 2022 01:48 AM EST

DENVER (AP) — Ethan Bear snapped a tie with 8 minutes to go, and the Vancouver Canucks beat the injury-plagued Colorado Avalanche 4-3 on Wednesday night. Trailing by a goal entering the third, Sheldon Dries tied it for Vancouver before Bear ripped a shot past Pavel Francouz on a...

Makar, MacKinnon score, short-handed Avalanche beat Capitals

Nov. 19, 2022 22:22 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Missing a handful of injured regulars, the Colorado Avalanche keep winning because two of their best players are healthy and rolling. Cale Makar scored, Nathan MacKinnon had a goal and two assists and the defending Stanley Cup champions got 32 saves from Alexandar...

Dynamic defenseman Makar scores twice, Avs beat 'Canes 4-1

Nov. 13, 2022 00:37 AM EST

DENVER (AP) — Cale Makar scored twice in a 3:22 span during the first period, Mikko Rantanen turned in a four-point performance and the Colorado Avalanche beat the Carolina Hurricanes 4-1 on Saturday night for their fourth straight win. Nathan MacKinnon also scored, while Rantanen...

O’Connor, Rantanen each score twice as Avs beat Preds 5-3

Nov. 11, 2022 00:58 AM EST

DENVER (AP) — Logan O’Connor and Mikko Rantanen each scored twice Thursday and the Colorado Avalanche beat the Nashville Predators 5-3 on a night when the team paid tribute to longtime color analyst Peter McNab following his death earlier this week. O’Connor had two goals in...

Rantanen's hat trick leads Avs past Blue Jackets in Finland

Nov. 04, 2022 18:54 PM EDT

TAMPERE, Finland (AP) — Mikko Rantanen scored three goals in his native country and the Stanley Cup champion Colorado Avalanche beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 6-3 on Friday night in the NHL's second visit to Europe this year. Cale Makar had a goal and an assist, Logan O’Connor...

Islanders score 4 in third, rally to beat Avalanche 5-4

Oct. 29, 2022 23:41 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Scott Mayfield and Anthony Beauvillier scored 17 seconds apart midway through the third period and the New York Islanders rallied from three goals down and beat the Colorado Avalanche 5-4 on Saturday night. Brock Nelson, Zach Parise and Noah Dobson also scored for...

Hughes scores to back Vanecek, Devils beat Avalanche 1-0

Oct. 28, 2022 23:56 PM EDT

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Jack Hughes scored on power play early in the third period and Vitek Vanecek made 24 saves for his first shutout with New Jersey in the Devils' 1-0 victory over the Colorado Avalanche on Friday night. The Devils won for the fifth time in six games after dropping...

Rodrigues, Georgiev lead Avalanche past Rangers, 3-2 in SO

Oct. 26, 2022 00:16 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Evan Rodrigues scored the deciding goal in the shootout and Alexandar Georgiev made 44 saves against his former team as the Colorado Avalanche beat the New York Rangers 3-2 on Tuesday night. Rodrigues beat Rangers goalie Igor Shesterkin in the fourth round of the...