Latest Colorado Avalanche News

Avalanche near Breckenridge kills UNC president's adult son

Jan. 03, 2023 16:53 PM EST

GREELEY, Colo. (AP) — The president of the University of Northern Colorado says his 22-year-old son was killed in an avalanche while the two were backcountry skiing near Breckenridge on New Year's Eve. Andy Feinstein told The Greeley Tribune that he and his son, Nick Feinstein,...

Roy scores twice, Knights hold off banged-up Avalanche 3-2

Jan. 03, 2023 00:44 AM EST

DENVER (AP) — Nicolas Roy scored twice in the second period, Mark Stone extended his road point streak to a franchise-record eight games and the Vegas Golden Knights held off the banged-up Colorado Avalanche 3-2 on Monday night. Michael Amadio also scored for the Pacific...

Michael Bunting scores 2, Maple Leafs top Avalanche 6-2

Dec. 31, 2022 22:27 PM EST

DENVER (AP) — Michael Bunting had two goals, Auston Matthews and T.J. Brodie scored 24 seconds apart in the second period, and the Toronto Maple Leafs spoiled Nathan MacKinnon’s return with a 6-2 win over the Colorado Avalanche on Saturday night. Matthews added an assist to his...

Avalanche activate Nathan MacKinnon off injured reserve

Dec. 31, 2022 14:50 PM EST

DENVER (AP) — The Colorado Avalanche activated forward Nathan MacKinnon from injured reserve before their game against Toronto on Saturday night. MacKinnon has missed the last 11 games with an upper-body injury. His 26 assists were tied for the league lead when he went out during...

Carcone scores in debut, Coyotes end Avs' 4-game win streak

Dec. 28, 2022 00:24 AM EST

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Michael Carcone scored in his first NHL game, Nick Schmaltz had his second power-play goal in two games and the Arizona Coyotes beat Colorado 6-3 on Tuesday night to end the Avalanche’s winning streak at four. Shayne Gostisbehere, Lawson Crouse, J.J. Moser and...

One dead in Colorado's first fatal avalanche of the season

Dec. 27, 2022 15:21 PM EST

WINTER PARK, Colo. (AP) — The day after Christmas, an avalanche at a mountain pass just west of Denver killed a 44-year-old man who was buried by the cascade, according to the Grand County Sheriff's Office. The avalanche on Berthoud Pass, an over 11,000 feet (3,352 meters) in...

Hourlong delay to kickoff forced by cold no issue for Texans

Dec. 24, 2022 21:33 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Houston coach Lovie Smith took a nap, and the Texans simply pushed back their pregame schedule by an hour. While the Tennessee Titans had little desire to talk about anything other than finding a way to end a skid that now has reached five straight after a...

Girard scores in OT to lead Avalanche over Predators 3-2

Dec. 23, 2022 23:34 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Samuel Girard scored at 4:17 of overtime to give the Colorado Avalanche a 3-2 victory over the Nashville Predators on Friday night. Mikko Rantanen had a goal and an assist and J.T. Compher also scored for Colorado, winners of four straight. Alexandar...

Maple Leafs win 4-1, end Lightning's 5-game winning streak

Dec. 20, 2022 23:36 PM EST

TORONTO (AP) — Auston Matthews's goal in the second period proved to be the winner as the Toronto Maple Leafs defeated the Tampa Bay Lightning 4-1 on Tuesday night. Michael Bunting, who had his 100th NHL point, Pierre Engvall and William Nylander also scored for Toronto. Matt...

Georgiev stops 26 shots, Avs beat Isles 1-0 in shootout

Dec. 20, 2022 01:01 AM EST

DENVER (AP) — Alexandar Georgiev had 26 saves through overtime and stopped two more in the shootout to lift the Colorado Avalanche to a 1-0 win over the New York Islanders on Monday night. Evan Rodrigues beat Ilya Sorokin with a backhander for the only goal in the shootout,...