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J.T. Compher trying to find the right fit with Avalanche
March 18th, 2017 at 7:06 AM
***PHOTO1*** ENGLEWOOD, Colorado â?? It took eight games, but J.T. Compher found the back of the net for the first time in his NHL career in the Colorado Avalanche's 3-1 win against the Detroit Red Wings on Wednesday. The 21-year-old forward found space in the offensive zone and fired a...

Tyson Jost on Avalanche: “I’m still really proud and honored to be part of that organization”
March 17th, 2017 at 10:38 PM
***PHOTO1*** MINNEAPOLIS â?? Tyson Jost had an assist and a team-high six shots in North Dakota's 1-0 upset over the University of Denver in Friday's semifinals of the National Collegiate Hockey Conference tournament at the Target Center. Afterward, I asked Jost to comment on the downtrodden Avalanche, which selected him with...

North Dakota’s Tyson Jost, Avalanche’s No. 1 prospect: “I’m still really proud and honored to be part of that organization”
March 17th, 2017 at 10:30 PM
***PHOTO1*** MINNEAPOLIS â?? Tyson Jost had an assist and a team-high six shots in North Dakota's 1-0 upset over the University of Denver in Friday's semifinals of the National Collegiate Hockey Conference tournament at the Target Center. Afterward, I asked Jost to comment on the downtrodden Avalanche, which selected him with...

Avalanche makes final appearance at Joe Louis Arena, faces Red Wings Saturday
March 17th, 2017 at 11:59 AM
***PHOTO1*** In better times for both franchises, Detroit's Joe Louis Arena was the site of most of the notorious incidents in the Avalanche-Red Wings rivalry. Darren McCarthy going after Claude Lemieux. Patrick Roy fighting, first, Mike Vernon, and then Chris Osgood in the rare goaltenders' bouts at center ice. Lemieux seeking...

U.S. women’s hockey players stand fast in wage fight
March 16th, 2017 at 5:12 PM
***PHOTO1*** A deadline for the U.S. women's hockey team to tell USA Hockey whether they will play in the upcoming world championships passed Thursday without players changing their mind about boycotting the tournament in an effort to get higher wages. "We are focused on the issue of equitable support and stand...