Colorado Avalanche’s most team goals in regular season game

The Avalanche’s offense exploded Wednesday night, peppering the visiting Arizona Coyotes with nine goals in a 9-3 shellacking at Ball Arena. Since moving to Denver in 1995, the team has gone 15-0 in the regular season since scoring at least eight goals. So, where does Wednesday’s output rank all-time in Colorado’s history? Here’s a look
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Avalanche approaches one-year anniversary of final pre-COVID game

Not quite halfway through the NHL’s 2021 season, Thursday will mark the one-year anniversary of the Avalanche’s last home game played before fans. On March 11, 2020, the Avs used an overtime goal from J.T. Compher to defeat the New York Rangers 3-2 before a sellout Pepsi Center crowd of 18,025. The next day, the
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Avalanche completes sweep of Coyotes before fans at Gila River Arena

GLENDALE, Ariz. — Playing facing fans for the first time in almost a year, the Avalanche collected two wins and a maximum four points at consecutive-night games at Gila River Arena. Colorado finished the sweep Saturday with a 6-2 triumph against the Arizona Coyotes, who led in the 2 games which comprised limited fans but
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Most-read Colorado Avalanche stories of 2020, from Avs’ playoff run to the NHL Stadium Series

Here’s a look back at The Denver Post’s top 10 hottest Colorado Avalanche stories of 2020, as determined by our readers. 10. Pierre Lacroix, former Avalanche GM who assembled 2 Stanley Cup-winning teams, has died at 72 Released Dec. 13, 2020.  The architect behind both Colorado Avalanche Stanley Cup championship clubs has died. Pierre Lacroix
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NHL, NHLPA announce further COVID-19 protocols and one rule change

The NHL and NHL Players’ Association on Tuesday announced clinical protocols along with other COVID-10 safety guidelines along with an adjustment to the offside rule. In earlier times an attacking player’s skate has to be supporting the blue line along with his skate touching the blue line before the puck enters the offensive zone. His
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Avs Mailbag: When will top prospect Bo Byram get his NHL call-up?

Denver Post sports writer Mike Chambers responds to questions in the Avs Mailbag every other week during the regular season.  Pose an Avalanche- or NHL-related question for the Avs Mailbag. When I saw Bo Byram last year in spring training he clearly looked like the best player on the ice most shifts. I could understand
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Stars’ Seguin, Bishop Out 5 Months After Surgeries

Stars center Tyler Seguin has underwent a right hip arthroscopy and labral repair on November 2 and is expected to miss five months Stars goaltender Ben Bishop underwent surgery to repair a torn meniscus in his right knee on October 21 and is also expected to miss roughly five months Announcements from the Stars have
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Chambers: John Hayes, Ball Arena are good names for Denver hockey

Even the Pepsi Center’s name change to Ball Arena is a fantastic movement for Denver baseball. John Hayes, the chairman, president and chief executive officer of Broomfield-based Ball Corporation, is a hockey guy. He plays adult-league baseball and was the very proud owner of the Denver Cutthroats, the Central Hockey League affiliate of the Avalanche
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Kiszla: Why the Avs are frugal in Cup quest, Von Miller might be done with Broncos and Nolan Arenado could be stuck in bad Rockies marriage

With untrue Stanley Cup ambitions and oodles of money to spend, why didn’t the Avalanche splurge on prior MVP Taylor Hall on the first day of NHL free service? COVID-19. Does linebacker Von Miller get crabby when a Denver radio station asks him about taking a paycut to stay with the Broncos? COVID-19. How can
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A look at the Avalanche’s highest-scoring playoff games

Jeff Vinnick, Getty ImagesMatt Nieto (83) of this Colorado Avalanche scores at 14:07 of the earliest period against Darcy Kuemper (35) of this Arizona Coyotes in Game Four of the Western Conference First Round through the 2020 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Rogers Place on Aug. 17, 2020 in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. The Avalanche’s offense
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