Avalanche skates past Blues with big second period

Unexpectedly , this five-game homestand that takes the Avalanche to an 11-day split between games has turned into a affair. The Avs, who began the homestand prolonged their points streak Saturday by beating the finest in the company in the Pepsi Center. At a tight defensive game that featured just 43 joined shots, Cale Makar
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Nuggets injury bug opens door for extended bench minutes: “I know I’ll be playing a lot”

The doors into the Nuggets’ auxiliary gym at the Pepsi Center remained closed Saturday afternoon, and rather than allowing reporters to see the last minutes of exercise, the group required prolonged secrecy to run setup plays before the final whistle. This was extra preparation time made mandatory with a unfortunate Nuggets injury bug as rsquo
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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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Conor McGregor’s next opponent could be another fighter from Colorado

John Locher, The Associated PressConor McGregor celebrates after beating Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone during a UFC 246 welterweight mixed martial arts bout, Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020, at Las Vegas. Conor McGregor made brief work of Colorado’s own Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone in UFC 246 on Saturday. He could be on the path of confronting another of the
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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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Pacers spoil Nikola Jokic’s 30-point effort, snap Nuggets’ three-game win streak

Nikola Jokic was at the Practice of an Overdue All-Star Game Drive before Indiana Pacers sharpshooter Doug McDermott spoiled it. McDermott drilled one huge 3-pointer after another, and the Pacers jumped at the fourth quarter in the Pepsi Center to sneak Sunday’s match 115-107. McDermott scored 18 in the fourth quarter, including four 3-pointers. If
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Altitude dispute with Comcast keeps Nuggets, Avalanche games dark on Colorado’s largest TV provider: Will fan apathy set in for title contenders?

A fact among Colorado sports lovers is that the end of Broncos season indicates the real beginning of Avalanche and Nuggets season. With soccer over, it’s time to really begin paying attention. At least rsquo & that;s exactly what Chris Fuselier, proprietor of Blake Street Tavern in LoDobelieved. He’therefore perhaps not so confident anymore. Business
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Nuggets survive scary Jamal Murray ankle injury, handle Hornets at home

Win or win, the Nuggets weren’t going to be in nearly as much pain since Jamal Murray. Late in the second quarter of Wednesday’s ultimate 100-86 success, Murray moved to competition a 3-pointer from Charlotte protector Terry Rozier, only to come down and roll his ankle. Murray, with his arms draped over teammates P.J. Dozier
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Avalanche Insider: What’s happening to Colorado in the third period? Avs can’t close.

The most concerning aspect of this four-game winless streak for the Avalanche entering rsquo;s house tilt against the San Jose Sharks is Colorado’s horrible custom for letting things slip from the third phase. Let’the reductions are reviewed by so, will we? • Jan. 6 — 1-0 L in Islanders: Scoreless early in the third phase
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Avs dominate Sharks, improve to 1-0-2 in five-game homestand

Looking for a team effort to squash the the Avalanche pulled off that and more Thursday night at Pepsi Center. This wasn’t just a solid triumph. It had been near-perfect in front of a crowd. The Avs cruised to a 4-0 triumph over the San Jose Sharks in Game 3 of a five-game homestand, moving
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