Colorado Avalanche Wiretap

Avs Reacquire Matt Nieto In Four Player Trade With Sharks

Jan 26, 2023 1:20 AM

The Colorado Avalanche brought back a familiar face Wednesday when they reacquired veteran two-way forward Matt Nieto from the San Jose Sharks.

Nieto, along with prospect defenseman Ryan Merkley, are going to the defending Stanley Cup champions in exchange for defenseman Jacob MacDonald and prospect forward Martin Kaut.

Tags: Colorado Avalanche, San Jose Sharks, Official Trade

Jared Bednar Becomes Winningest Coach In Avs History

Jan 25, 2023 1:32 AM

Artturi Lehkonen, Andrew Cogliano and Alex Newhook scored against former teammate Darcy Kuemper and the surging Colorado Avalanche held off the Washington Capitals 3-2 on Tuesday night to give coach Jared Bednar his franchise-record 266th victory.

Tags: Colorado Avalanche, Game Recap, Personal Award

Avs Activate Nathan MacKinnon Off IR

Dec 31, 2022 6:38 PM

The Colorado Avalanche have activated star center Nathan MacKinnon off injured reserve ahead of Saturday's game against the Toronto Maple Leafs.

MacKinnon has not played since Dec. 5 because of an upper-body injury that forced him out of a loss to the Philadelphia Flyers. He was placed on IR the following day.

The Avalanche said at the time that MacKinnon would miss about four weeks.

Tags: Colorado Avalanche, Toronto Maple Leafs, Injury

Maple Leafs Acquire Dryden Hunt From Avs For Denis Malgin

Dec 19, 2022 2:07 PM

The Maple Leafs acquired Dryden Hunt from the Colorado Avalanche for fellow forward Denis Malgin on Monday.

Hunt has put up 14 goals and 42 points in 193 regular-season games in parts of six NHL seasons with the Florida Panthers, Arizona Coyotes, New York Rangers and Avalanche.

He has two goals in 28 games with the Avalanche and Rangers this season.

Tags: Toronto Maple Leafs, Colorado Avalanche, Official Trade

Nathan MacKinnon Leaves Loss With Upper-Body Injury

Dec 6, 2022 1:06 AM

Colorado Avalanche center Nathan MacKinnon left the 5-3 loss to the Philadelphia Flyers on Monday with an upper-body injury, the team announced.

MacKinnon took a wrist shot from the slot in the first period, and as the puck sailed wide of the net, he winced but remained on the ice and finished his shift. When he went to the bench, the game broadcast showed a shot of him favoring his left side.

Tags: Colorado Avalanche, Philadelphia Flyers, Injury

Predators Postpone Two Home Games Due To Water Main Break

Nov 25, 2022 10:37 PM

The Nashville Predators postponed home games scheduled for Friday and Saturday because of a water main break that soaked their downtown arena.

Hours after the Predators decided they couldn't play Friday's game against the Colorado Avalanche, the team announced it also postponed Saturday's game against the Columbus Blue Jackets. Makeup dates for the two games will be announced later.

Tags: Nashville Predators, Colorado Avalanche, Columbus Blue Jackets, Misc Rumor

Longtime Avs' Analyst Peter McNab Dies At Age 70

Nov 6, 2022 7:45 PM

Peter McNab, the former NHL player and television color analyst for more than 25 years with the Colorado Avalanche, died on Sunday. He was 70.

McNab, who was the color analyst for the Avalanche since their inception in 1995, was diagnosed with cancer last year.

Tags: Colorado Avalanche, Legal, Misc Rumor

Devan Dubnyk Retires After 12 NHL Seasons

Oct 31, 2022 12:09 AM

Devan Dubnyk announced his retirement from the NHL on Saturday after 12 seasons.

The 36-year-old goalie last played in 2020-21, when he went 6-11-2 with a 3.20 goals-against average and .895 save percentage in 22 games (18 starts) for the San Jose Sharks and Colorado Avalanche.

Tags: San Jose Sharks, Colorado Avalanche, Edmonton Oilers, Minnesota Wild, Phoenix Coyotes, Nashville Predators, Personal Award

Avs Lose Gabriel Landeskog For 12 Weeks After Knee Surgery

Oct 19, 2022 2:18 PM

Avalanche captain Gabriel Landeskog will be sidelined about 12 weeks after undergoing arthroscopic knee surgery.

Coach Jared Bednar said after morning skate Wednesday that Landeskog had the procedure performed in Minneapolis the day before. Landeskog missed the opening three games of this season with what the team described as a lower-body injury.

"Started bugging him when he started training and getting back on the ice," said Bednar, whose team hosts the Winnipeg Jets on Wednesday night. "So they had it looked at, images taken. Decided on surgery."

Tags: Colorado Avalanche, Injury

Av's Stanley Cup Rings 'Pretty Incredible'

Oct 11, 2022 9:12 PM

For their sparkling Stanley Cup run, the Colorado Avalanche picked up some snazzy rings to commemorate the moment.

How about these numbers: 669 diamonds, 18 custom-cut sapphires -- plus two more round sapphires -- and 42 rubies. All told, its gemstone weight checks in around 18.5 carats.

Not only are the rings eye-catching, but so is the accompanying box. When opened, it plays a video of the Avalanche hopping onto the ice to celebrate the franchise's third Stanley Cup title by dethroning the Tampa Bay Lightning in Game 6 in June.

Tags: Colorado Avalanche, Misc Rumor, Team Achievement

Avs, Nathan MacKinnon Agree To Eight-Year, $100.8M Extension

Avs, Nathan MacKinnon 'Pretty Close' On Contract Extension

Avs Sign Evan Rodrigues To One-Year, $2M Deal

Blackhawks, Jack Johnson Agree To One-Year, $950K Deal

Darcy Kuemper Joins Capitals, Signing Five-Year Deal

Arturri Lehkonen Signs Five-Year, $22.5M Extension To Stay With Avs

Penguins Sign Jan Rutta To Three-Year, $8.25M Deal

Andre Burakovsky Signs Five-Year, $27.5M Deal With Kraken

Avs Sign Valeri Nichushkin To Eight-Year, $49M Extension

Avs Promote Joe Sakic To President, Chris MacFarland To GM

Avs Give Alexandar Georgiev Three-Year Extension

Rangers Trade Alexandar Georgiev To Avs For Three Draft Picks

Avs Re-Sign Andrew Cogliano To One-Year Deal

Brayden Point Quad Tear Among Lightning Injuires

Lightning Adamant 'It's Not The End Of Their Run'

Cale Makar Awarded The Conn Smythe Trophy As MVP Of Playoffs

Avs Favorites By Sportsbooks To Win 2023 Cup

Avalanche Are Stanley Cup Champions With 2-1 Win In Game 6

Brayden Point Will Miss Fourth Straight Game

Status Of Andre Burakovsky, Brayden Point Uncertain For Game 6