DENVER (AP) — The Colorado Avalanche locked up defenseman Samuel Girard with a seven-year extension that runs through the 2026-27 season.
The 21-year-old Girard played in all 82 games last...
Joe Pavelski sit out Game 1 for Sharks vs. Avalanche
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — San Jose Sharks captain Joe Pavelski missed the second-round series opener against Colorado after being knocked out in the first-round finale.
Ekblad’s quick OT goal gives Panthers 4-3 win over Avalanche
DENVER (AP) — Derick Brassard was on the cusp of a storybook start with the Colorado Avalanche, until his former team wrecked the ending.
Parayko’s OT goal lifts Blues over Avalanche 3-2
DENVER (AP) — Colton Parayko didn't have much room to work with as he skated into the Colorado end early in the overtime, so the defenseman used his long arm to knock the puck toward the net.
His strategy paid off. Parayko's one-handed goal 1:34 into the extra period lifted the St. Louis Blues to a 3-2 win over the Avalanche on Friday night.
Vladimir Tarasenko scored and Alexander Steen also had a goal before leaving the game with an injury. Jake Allen stopped 27 shots for St. Louis.
DENVER (AP) — The Colorado Avalanche will be without defenseman Samuel Girard for Game 3 against Nashville due to an upper-body injury.
The 19-year-old Girard made his Stanley Cup playoff debut during Game 1 in Nashville, only to sit out the second contest with the injury. The Avalanche trail the first-round series 2-0 heading into Monday night's game at the Pepsi Center.
DENVER (AP) — Gabriel Landeskog sat at his locker stall, his skates still laced and most of his gear still on.
The only thing missing was his jersey, which was given to a lucky fan.
Quick, get the captain a new one — the Colorado Avalanche are going to need it where they're going.
Hanyu wins history-making gold, Ledecka stuns in super-G
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — Yuzuru Hanyu made Olympic figure skating history with a strong — and expected — performance in the men's free skate.
Meanwhile, Ester Ledecka of the Czech Republic stunned everyone, including herself, by winning the gold in the women's super-G.
Canada, US earn Olympic gold and silver in short track
GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) — Samuel Girard yelled and signaled No. 1 with both index fingers as he crossed the finish line first. Just behind him, John-Henry Krueger spread his arms in a can-you-believe-it gesture.
The Canadian and the American claimed gold and silver in the men's 1,000-meter short track Saturday, upsetting the powerful South Koreans.
Girard gets first NHL goal, Predators beat Stars 4-1
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Samuel Girard is making a big first impression.
Girard scored his first NHL goal and added an assist to lead the Nashville Predators to a 4-1 win over the Dallas Stars on Thursday night.
The 19-year-old Girard was playing his second NHL game. The 2016 second-round pick had an assist in his debut Tuesday night.
Predators send Gaudreau, Kamanev to AHL, set opening roster
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Nashville Predators have set their roster for Thursday night's season opener at Boston by assigning Frederick Gaudreau and Vladislav Kamenev to their AHL affiliate and designating center Nick Bonino and defenseman Ryan Ellis as non-roster.
Predators sign Girard to three-year, entry-level contract
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Nashville Predators have signed defenseman Samuel Girard to a three-year, entry-level contract.
Predators general manager David Poile announced the signing Wednesday.
Girard, 18, has spent the last two seasons with the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League's Shawinigan Cataractes. He had 10 goals and 64 assists during the 2015-16 seasons.