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NHL Cancels All Games Through Jan. 14
December 20th, 2012 at 8:44 PM
With no end to the lockout in sight, NHL commissioner Gary Bettman has announced the cancelation of games through Jan. 14. Along with the Winter Classic and All Star game, a total of 625 games have been voided because of the lockout. That equates to 50.8 percent of the regular season...

Duchene Headed to Switzerland to Play For Ambri-Piotta
December 9th, 2012 at 1:05 PM
Thans to the lockout, Matt Duchene is starting to fill up his passport. The Avalanche forward has signed to play for HC Ambri-Piotta of the Swiss National League A. His contract is good until Dec. 31, 2012, after which the club can extend the deal to the end of the season....

Avs Ryan O’Reilly Headed to Magnitogorsk
December 7th, 2012 at 11:08 AM
With no end of the lockout in site, Avalanche center Ryan O'Reilly will be playing alongside Evgeni Malkin for Metallurg Magnitogorsk in the KHL. The Varna, Ontario native has signed to play for Magnitogorsk through the 2013-14 season. The Steelers will honor any contract O'Reilly receives from Colorado. But O'Reilly does not...

Avs Defenseman O’Byrne Signs with ECHL’s Everblades
November 30th, 2012 at 11:22 PM
Colorado defenseman Ryan O'Byrne is taking his talents to the Sunshine State. With no results in the lockout, O'Byrne has signed to play the Florida Everblades of the ECHL, located outside of Ft. Myers. "At some point, you have to play some hockey," he said in an interview with the Times Colonist...

Duchene Staying Healthy, Succeeding with Frolunda
November 30th, 2012 at 10:21 PM
After an injury plagued 2011-12 season, in which he played in only 58 games, Avalanche forward Matt Duchene has been dishing the pucks out left and right during the lockout for the Frolunda Indians. Playing on a line with former NHLers P.J. Axelsson and Fabien Brunnstrom, Duchene is currently second on the...

NHL Cancels Games Through Dec. 14 and All-Star Game
November 23rd, 2012 at 6:30 PM
With no progress being made on a new CBA, the NHL has decided to cancel all games through Dec. 14 and the All-Star game that was supposed to take place in Columbus, Ohio. Ninety-six more games were lost, bringing the total to 422 games lost. It amounts to 34 percent of the...

Paul Stastny Signs to Play With EHC Munchen
November 16th, 2012 at 11:33 PM
With the lockout in the middle of its third month, Paul Stastny has taken his talents to Munich to play for EHC Red Bull Munchen of the German hockey league. He joins fellow NHLer Blake Wheeler on the Red Bull squad, who have been hit hard by the injury bug in...

NHL Officially Cancels All Preseason Play for 2012
September 27th, 2012 at 6:01 PM
Gary Bettman and the NHL announced the cancelation of all preseason games through Sept. 30th because of the lockout. With little hope of getting a deal done soon, it appears the rest of preseason and a portion of the regular season will also fall by the wayside. ***PHOTO1*** The earliest the Avalanche...