Category: ‘Injuries’

2014-2015 Season Player Preview: Alex Tanguay
May 28th, 2014 at 3:45 PM
Much was made of Alex Tanguay's return to the Colorado Avalanche last summer. He played his first six NHL seasons with the Avalanche and was a part of the 2001 Stanley Cup Championship team. After spending some time on other teams, predominantly the Calgary Flames, Tanguay came back to Colorado as a...

Central Division Series Preview: Colorado Avalanche Vs. Minnesota Wild
April 15th, 2014 at 4:36 PM
At last the time has come. The book is closed on the regular season and the Stanley Cup Playoffs are here. And the Colorado Avalanche find themselves in a better position than anyone could have hoped for. On Thursday they will commence their opening round series against the Minnesota Wild...

Colorado Avalanche Can Clinch Second Place in Central Division Tonight
April 10th, 2014 at 3:52 PM
When the Colorado Avalanche take on the Vancouver Canucks tonight they will have an opportunity to secure home ice in the first round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs by clinching second place in the central division. It seems hard to believe, but that is just how amazing this season has...

Avalanche Defenseman Johnson Out with Head Injury
February 14th, 2013 at 12:19 PM
The Colorado Avalanche just can't stay healthy this season. After sustaining an apparent head injury against Phoenix, defenseman Erik Johnson will be out of the lineup for the foreseeable future. He joins Gabriel Landeskog (head), Ryan Wilson (ankle) and Steve Downie (torn ACL) on injured reserve.  Johnson had one assist in 11 games prior...

Colorado Avalanche Forward Steve Downie Tears ACL, Out for Season
January 23rd, 2013 at 5:32 PM
It didn't take long for the Avalanche to get bit by the injury bug. Forward Steve Downie tore the ACL in his right knee and will be lost for the rest of the season. Downie was injured during the second period Tuesday against Los Angeles. He was trying to deliver a hit...