Avalanche’s Tyson Jost enters NHL restart with confidence: “I want to be in the lineup”

Avalanche ahead Tyson Jost will restart the NHL season in Edmonton just a brief drive. However, his family was canceled by the coronavirus pandemic. “I’ll be about 15 minutes down the road from them, but I won’t see them for two and a half a year,” Jost said. “That’will be bizarre. It s bothersome. …
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Cale Makar progressing toward return to Avalanche training camp

Cale Makar performed individual on-ice drills Thursday before Avalanche practice in a signal that Colorado’s standout rookie defenseman is nearing a return to training camp. Makar, one of three finalists for NHL rookie of the year, has not skated with the team since Saturday after being listed “unfit” to play; with league policy prohibiting teams
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Cale Makar absence spotlights Avalanche’s defensive depth in training camp

Day 3 of “Cale Makar Watch” concluded at Pepsi Center on Wednesday with still no indication of Colorado’s NHL rookie-of-the-year finalist in Avalanche training camp. The Avs designated Makar as simply “unfit” to play — under a new NHL policy made to safeguard player’s medical privacy amid the coronavirus pandemic — following a Saturday practice
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Nathan MacKinnon named Hart Trophy finalist along with Rangers’ Artemi Panarin, Oilers’ Leon Draisaitl

If everything works out for Nathan MacKinnon this summer, the Avalanche star could very well score a hat trick off the ice. MacKinnon was named one of three finalists for the Hart Trophy, given to the NHL MVP by the Professional Hockey Writers’ Association, on Tuesday morning. It’s the third postseason award the 24-year-old center
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Conor Timmins making case for Avalanche roster spot in Edmonton NHL bubble

Conor Timmins’ rookie opinion at Avalanche training camp was powerful in 2017 that coach Jared Bednar faced a choice: Jumpstart rsquo & the second-round defenseman;s NHL career? Or ship him back to juniors for evolution? Colorado played it safe but knew his future was bright. “We had discussions about him playing (us),” Bednar said. “That’so
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Avalanche coach Jared Bednar has practice tirade; star rookie Cale Makar skates off early

Jared Bednar was animated as he’s probably ever been in his four decades as Avalanche head coach Saturday, at Day 5 of the training camp 2.0 in Pepsi Center. Bednar stopped an end-to-end 5-on-5 and unleashed an obscenity-laced tirade that included his concern about checking, the restricted practices remaining ahead of the Avs’ Aug. 2
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Avalanche gets taste of what’s to come in scrimmages inside empty Pepsi Center

The Avalanche got a taste on Thursday of what it would feel like next month when the Western Conference playoffs unfold prior to no fans at 18,500-seat Rogers Place in Edmonton. For the first time because NHL training camps started Monday, the Avs maintained a scrimmage in a vacant Pepsi Center. “Obviously, it’so quiet, but
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Avalanche’s Cale Makar named finalist for NHL rookie-of-the-year award

As Anticipated, Avalanche defenseman Cale Makar on Wednesday Has Been named a finalist for the Calder Trophy as NHL rookie of the year. Makar, who leads all rookies from points-per-game (0.88), is the favorite to become the Avs’ fourth Calder winner, after Chris Drury (1999), Gabe Landeskog (2012) and Nathan MacKinnon (2014). The 2020 finalists
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Former DU Pioneers forward Troy Terry gets 3-year extension with Anaheim Ducks

ANAHEIM, Calif. — Right wing Troy Terry has agreed to a three-year contract extension through the 2022-23 season with the Anaheim Ducks. Anaheim announced the deal Tuesday. The 22-year-old Terry has eight goals and 20 assists in 81 career games with the Ducks, who drafted him in the fifth round in 2015. He scored 15
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Mikko Rantanen missed the Avalanche’s original training camp. He’s excited to be part of the second.

Some Avalanche players probably aren’t thrilled heading this year. Mikko Rantanen isn’t one of these. Last fall after all , the star right winger overlooked camp. Rantanen was without a contract in September and training by himself in his native Finland. He signed up a six-year, $55.5 million deal on the final afternoon of the
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