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Colorado Avalanche Top 25 Under 25, #17: Nail Yakupov: The Wild Card
August 5th, 2017 at 9:05 AM
***PHOTO1*** APRIL 6, 2016: Edmonton Oilers forward Nail Yakupov greets fans during the closing ceremonies at Rexall PlacePhoto by Codie McLachlan/Getty Images The Top 25 Under 25 is a collaboration by members of the Mile High Hockey writing staff. Our writers, plus a special vote...

Cody McLeod got his wish from Avalanche, will play for the Stanley Cup with Predators
May 29th, 2017 at 6:50 AM
***PHOTO1*** On Jan. 1, Cody McLeod was a disgruntled member of the Avalanche, the NHL's worst team which stood 12-23-1 and going nowhere. The Avs had stripped him from the  'A' on his chest as alternate captain, scratched him on opening night and generally only played him when others were injured....

Avalanche prospects helped Colorado Eagles reach the upcoming ECHL Finals
May 24th, 2017 at 11:24 PM
***PHOTO1*** LOVELAND â?? The Avalanche's American Hockey League affiliate,. the San Antonio Rampage, didn't make the playoffs, either. So as the season wound down, the Avalanche maneuvered to dispatch four of its young prospects to the ECHL Colorado Eagles, in the Loveland-based franchise's first year of a working agreement with the...

Frei: Avalanche’s 2000-01 team deservedly makes the cut to the NHL’s “Top 20 Greatest NHL Teams”
May 19th, 2017 at 7:40 PM
***PHOTO1*** The 1969-70 Boston Bruins? What they're most remembered for is captured in a single photograph (or the equivalent film snippet), showing Bobby Orr leaping through the air after scoring the Stanley Cup-winning goal in Game 4 of the Finals against St. Louis. The 2000-01 Colorado Avalanche? It's the sequence of captain Joe...

Avalanche’s Nathan MacKinnon has three assists as Canada routs Norway
May 15th, 2017 at 11:59 AM
***PHOTO1*** Avalanche center Nathan MacKinnon had three assists in Canada's 5-0 win over Norway at the world championships Monday in Paris, giving him five goals and six assists in six games at the tournament. St. Louis Blues defenseman Colton Parayko scored twice for the Canadians, and Ryan O'Reilly, Mark Scheifele and...