Latest Mikko Rantanen News

Avalanche continue hot streak by beating Kings 4-1

Jan. 21, 2022 01:52 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Playing the second game of a back-to-back set, the Colorado Avalanche looked tired. They weren't able to bombard the Los Angeles Kings with their typical offensive brilliance, finding themselves on the wrong side of a 14-shot disparity. And they still won. ...

Francouz steps in, Avs beat Wild in SO, 14th home win in row

Jan. 17, 2022 19:41 PM EST

DENVER (AP) — A disputed goal, a questionable hit and a thrilling finish — the Wild-Avalanche rivalry is still going strong after 19 years. Colorado goaltender Pavel Francouz stopped 25 shots in relief of injured Darcy Kuemper and three more in the shootout, and the Avalanche...

Rantanen, MacKinnon score 2 each, Avalanche beat Coyotes 5-0

Jan. 16, 2022 00:32 AM EST

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Mikko Rantanen and Nathan MacKinnon scored two goals each, Darcy Kuemper had 20 saves for his first shutout of the season, and the Colorado Avalanche beat the Arizona Coyotes 5-0 on Saturday night. Nazem Kadri also scored as Colorado had three goals in a 3:41...

Avalanche win 13th straight at home, 4-3 over Coyotes in SO

Jan. 15, 2022 01:02 AM EST

DENVER (AP) — Nazem Kadri scored the winner in a shootout and the Colorado Avalanche extended the NHL's longest home winning streak in nearly four years to 13 games with a 4-3 victory over the undermanned Arizona Coyotes on Friday night. Mikko Rantanen, Tyson Jost and Andre...

Toews' OT goal lifts Avs over Leafs 5-4 to set home win mark

Jan. 08, 2022 23:14 PM EST

DENVER (AP) — Devon Toews scored 1:12 into overtime and the Colorado Avalanche rallied from a three-goal deficit to beat the Toronto Maple Leafs 5-4 on Saturday night for their franchise-record 11th straight home victory. After Jack Campbell robbed Toews with a diving glove save...

Landeskog's hat trick leads Avalanche to 7-1 win over Jets

Jan. 07, 2022 00:58 AM EST

DENVER (AP) — Gabriel Landeskog got his fourth career hat trick and finished with four points to lead the Colorado Avalanche to a 7-1 win over the Winnipeg Jets on Thursday night. Landeskog scored twice in a three-goal second period for the surging Avalanche. Nathan MacKinnon had a...

O'Connor's late goal lifts Avs over Ducks 4-2

Jan. 02, 2022 19:06 PM EST

DENVER (AP) — Logan O’Connor scored a tiebreaking goal late in the third period and the Colorado Avalanche rallied from two goals down past the Anaheim Ducks 4-2 on Sunday. Mikko Rantanen had a goal and two assists and Darcy Kuemper had 29 saves for the Avalanche, who were...

Forsberg, Preds beat Avs 5-2 as both teams battle COVID

Dec. 16, 2021 23:57 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Filip Forsberg had two goals and an assist and the Nashville Predators beat the streaking Colorado Avalanche 5-2 on Thursday night in a game between rosters wrecked by COVID-19 outbreaks. Tanner Jeannot scored and added an assist, and Roman Josi and Mattias...

Nichushkin scores 2 goals, Avalanche beat Rangers 4-2

Dec. 15, 2021 01:24 AM EST

DENVER (AP) — Valeri Nichushkin had two goals, Cale Makar and Mikko Rantanen also scored and the Colorado Avalanche beat the New York Rangers 4-2 on Tuesday night for their fifth straight win. Nathan MacKinnon had two assists and Darcy Kuemper stopped 26 shots in Colorado’s...

Burakovsky gets 1st career hat trick, Avs beat Panthers 3-2

Dec. 13, 2021 00:36 AM EST

DENVER (AP) — Andre Burakovsky notched his first career hat trick and the Colorado Avalanche beat the Florida Panthers 3-2 on Sunday night. Burakovsky got his three goals in a span of 12:05 from late in the second into the third for the Colorado’s fourth straight win. Mikko...