Latest Colorado Avalanche News

Makar, Burakovsky score 2 goals each, Avs beat Kraken 7-3

Nov. 20, 2021 01:55 AM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — Cale Makar had two goals and an assist, Andre Burakovsky scored two power-play goals and the Colorado Avalanche beat the Seattle Kraken 7-3 on Friday night. Darcy Kuemper had 25 saves and Nazem Kadri extended his points streak to eight games with two...

Avalanche, coach Jared Bednar agree on 2-year extension

Nov. 20, 2021 01:02 AM EST

DENVER (AP) — The Colorado Avalanche signed coach Jared Bednar to a two-year extension that runs through the 2023-24 season, the team said Friday night. Bednar is coming off a 2020-21 season in which he guided the Avalanche to the Presidents’ Trophy for the league's...

Kadri, Rantanen lead Avalanche to 4-2 win over Canucks

Nov. 18, 2021 01:50 AM EST

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Nazem Kadri and Mikko Rantanen each had a goal and two assists as the Colorado Avalanche beat the Vancouver Canucks 4-2 on Wednesday night. Cale Makar had a goal and an assist and Gabriel Landeskog added an empty-netter for the...

Girard has goal and 3 assists to help Avs over Sharks, 6-2

Nov. 14, 2021 00:48 AM EST

DENVER (AP) — Colorado should be struggling without their top offensive player. Instead, they’ve gone on a goal-scoring tear. In their second game without Nathan MacKinnon, the Avalanche overcame a slow start with another strong offensive push to beat the San Jose...

Canucks defenseman Tucker Poolman suspended for 2 games

Nov. 12, 2021 17:16 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Vancouver Canucks defenseman Tucker Poolman was suspended for two games without pay by the NHL on Friday for high-sticking Colorado Avalanche forward Kiefer Sherwood. Poolman was assessed a match penalty midway through the third period in the Canucks'...

Nichushkin scores, MacKinnon-less Avs rout Canucks 7-1

Nov. 12, 2021 00:41 AM EST

DENVER (AP) — Valeri Nichushkin scored in his return from injury, Mikko Rantanen had a goal and two assists and the Colorado Avalanche overcame the absence of star center Nathan MacKinnon to rout the Vancouver Canucks 7-1 on Thursday night. Logan O'Connor and Devon...

Valeri Nichushkin facing doping case from 2013, Russia says

Nov. 08, 2021 11:45 AM EST

MOSCOW (AP) — Colorado Avalanche forward Valeri Nichushkin has been given until Nov. 16 to respond to an allegation of doping dating back to 2013, the Russian Hockey Federation said Monday. RHF executive director Dmitry Kurbatov told Russian news agencies that the World...

Columbus scores three in 3rd period to beat Colorado 4-2

Nov. 06, 2021 22:43 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Columbus Blue Jackets stretched their winning streak to three games on Saturday night, beating the Colorado Avalanche 4-2 with a three-goal third period. It was also Columbus' second straight come-from-behind win. Oliver...

Bean scores 2nd goal in OT, Blue Jackets beat Avs 5-4

Nov. 04, 2021 02:33 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Jake Bean can't quite believe it. Not that he found himself so wide open in overtime, but what Cole Sillinger is accomplishing at such a young age. “He’s incredible,” Bean said. “I can’t believe he’s 18 years old. It’s...

Landeskog's 2 goals, 2 assists power Avalanche past Wild 4-1

Oct. 31, 2021 01:18 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Gabriel Landeskog had two goals and two assists and set up Colorado’s go-ahead goal by defenseman Erik Johnson as the Avalanche beat the Minnesota Wild 4-1 Saturday night. Nazem Kadri also scored and Nathan MacKinnon had a pair of assists. Darcy Kuemper...