Avalanche takeaways: Can this excellent road team bring that magic back to the Pepsi Center?

ST. PAUL, Minn. — The NHL grind will ease up for the Avalanche in the finishing stretch. Colorado plays 16 of its  final 28 regular-season games at home, including Saturday at the Air Force Academy’s Falcon Stadium. The thing is, the Avs need to rediscover their home-ice dominance and, oddly, play as well as they
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Dallas Stars “cheat” on faceoffs, Avalanche coach says

The Dallas Stars’ top forwards are cheaters, Avalanche coach Jared Bednar said. “They’ve got veteran centermen in (Joe) Pavelski, (Jamie) Benn, (Tyler) Seguin and they cheat. They cheat on the faceoffs,” Bednar said Wednesday, the day after Dallas used a questionable faceoff to beat the Avs 3-2 in overtime at the Pepsi Center. To be
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Avalanche gameday: Philipp Grubauer back in net against Sharks at Pepsi Center

Avalanche goalie Philipp Grubauer Is Going to Probably Be back in net Thursday from the San Jose Sharks at the Pepsi Center. Grubauer has gone 2-5-2 in his past nine starts and has a 2.92 goals-against typical and .909 save percentage over the year. He has appeared in 27 games, such as Tuesday if Colorado
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Avs blow another third-period lead, fall 3-2 to Stars in overtime

In case the NHL Plays had opened Tuesday, the Dallas Stars and Avalanche would have started a first-round show involving the Central Division’s Nos. 2 and 3 seeds. But, no, we’re three months away from the postseason and Tuesday’s tilt was the fourth and closing assembly between the competitions. Overtime was required, and also in
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Dallas Stars reflect on Jim Montgomery’s firing, entrance into alcohol treatment: “Good for him that he’s getting the help he needs”

Jason Dickinson had yet to earn a consistent role for Its Dallas Stars until Trainer Jim Montgomery took over in 2018. Over two seasons after, Dickinson felt as shocked as everybody else to find the group had fired Montgomery. “I wasn’t fully aware of the situation and only the gravity of it,” Dickinson told The
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Stars Edge Avalanche in Shootout 3-2 Behind Bishop’s Big Night

DALLAS — Joe Pavelski and Alexander Radulov scored in a shootout, Ben Bishop stopped 41 shots and the Dallas Stars beat the Colorado Avalanche 3-2 Saturday night. Pavelski started the shootout by scoring on Philipp Grubauer, and Bishop followed two saves. Radulov bested Grubauer with a low shot to finish it. Grubauer stopped 38 shots,
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Avalanche gameday: Still no sign of Mikko Rantanen

DALLAS — It appears that Mikko Rantanen, initially listed as “week-to-week” with the injury to his left leg, could miss an whole month since the Avalanche proceeds to wade through significant losses to its own forward corps. Rantanen, a 2019 NHL All-Star who will make a team-high $12 million salary this season, is starting his
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Avalanche falls to Stars 2-1 to finish a disappointing homestand 0-2-1

Avalanche trainer Jared Bednar smashed his team after yet another performance in the home. Dallas Stars goalie Anton Khudobin made 38 saves Friday night in a 2-1 victory in the Pepsi Center, where the Avs finished 0-2-1 on their homestand after coming in with the NHL-best 8-1-1 record. Even the Stars’ game-winning target came through
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In wild third period, Mikko Rantanen’s goal caps Colorado Avalanche’s victory over the Dallas Stars

Mikko Rantanen Hits again. In a wild third period on Saturday night in the Pepsi Center, the NHL’s issues leader again demonstrated he’s the very energetic offensive force in baseball at the moment with a late third period goal which triggered the Avalanche into a 3-2 victory on the Dallas Stars. Colorado led 1-0 after
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Dallas Stars great Mike Modano wowed again by play of Avalanche’s top line against his former team

Even if the Avalanche are enjoying with his longtime team, former Dallas Stars great and Hall of Fame center Mike Modano nevertheless doesn’t wait to emphasise Colorado’s top lineup of Mikko Rantanen, Gabe Landeskog and Nathan MacKinnon since the very finest in all baseball. After MacKinnon’s second-period goal originally gave Colorado the lead in its 3-2 victory
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