Avalanche’s Martin Kaut on NHL debut: “Dream come true for me”

Martin Kaut was one of the last two Avalanche players to step off the ice Wednesday to conclude that a morning skate in the Pepsi Center. He wanted to soak in each second to prepare for his NHL debut that would occur Wednesday night against the New York Islanders. Kaut, 20, is Colorado’s 2018 draft
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Kiszla: With loss of Avs star Mikko Rantanen to serious injury, the pressure’s on Joe Sakic to make trade deadline deal

We find out if the Avalanche is so serious about becoming a Stanley Cup contender, or if director Joe Sakic is content to play for next year. The NHL trade deadline is Feb. 24. As presently constructed, the Avs are great enough to break the heart. His action (or inaction) will speak louder than words
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Chasing Gretzky, Alex Ovechkin could join 700-goal club against Avalanche

Alex Ovechkin will face the Avalanche on Thursday night needing two aims to become the eighth part of their NHL’s 700 club. But because of his age, that landmark goes past hockey and places the Washington Capitals superstar on par with the best professional athletes of all time. The Capitals’ media relations team duly suggests
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Philipp Grubauer’s 34-save shutout leads Avalanche to win over Senators

Over three months passed between Avalanche games within the Pepsi Center when Colorado finally returned to its house ice Tuesday night. The welcome-back party? A powerful performance against an NHL bottom feeder that prolonged the Avs&rsquo winning streak to five matches. Goalie Philipp Grubauer has been fantastic with 34 saves in his second shutout operation
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Senators vs. Avalanche NHL Pick – February 11, 2020

-1.5PUCKLINE -103ODDS OUR PICK AVALANCHE BET NOW! It s been a few days since the launch of my free NHL choice but sadly that one acquired in the column. I had the Maple Leafs about the puckline but suffered an identical fate because I did earlier in the week with the identical pick. While the
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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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Avalanche beats Wild in Minnesota, extends winning streak to four games

ST. PAUL, Minn. — It was an exhaustively successful work. The Avalanche, completing a rocky road excursion and playing on successive nights employed all its available energy Sunday night in the Xcel Energy Center. Colorado got targets in all three scenarios — shorthanded, power play and even-strength — and goaltending from Pavel Francouz at a
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Avalanche vs. Sabres NHL Pick – February 4, 2020

-0.560 MINUTES -120ODDS OUR PICK AVALANCHE BET NOW! I fell both of my free NHL picks last night, one of which came in fashion that was frustrating. I took a risk on a poor Red Wings team against a poor Flyers street team also it didn’t work out. The Flyers dominated the vast majority of
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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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