DENVER (AP) — Cale Makar's anticipation was off but his shot was dead on. It was exactly what the depleted Colorado offense needed.
Makar scored twice, including a go-ahead goal late in the...
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Pavel Francouz overcome soe pregame jitters to get his second win in two career starts.
Francouz made 44 saves, Tyson Jost had three goals, and the Colorado Avalanche beat...
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Tomas Hertl scored his second goal of the game at 6:26 of the third period and the San Jose Sharks beat the Colorado Avalanche 2-1 in Game 5 on Saturday night to take a 3-2...
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — After a late-season slump cost them a shot at first place, the San Jose Sharks hope they found their game in time to make a playoff run.
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Colorado Avalanche have little margin for error as they chase a playoff spot with nine games remaining.
They got a much-needed victory Tuesday night against the...
DENVER (AP) — The Colorado Avalanche broke up their top line and broke out of their funk.
Just the sort of breakthrough they needed to salvage their season.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Colorado was due for a regular-season win against the Nashville Predators.
Nathan MacKinnon scored twice, Semyon Varlamov made 36 saves and the streaking Avalanche beat Nashville 3-2 on Tuesday night.
Tyson Jost had the other goal for the Avalanche, who have won five straight. Colorado also ended an 11-game losing streak to Nashville in the regular season. The teams met in the first round of the playoffs last season, with Nashville winning the series in six games.
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Nathan MacKinnon shrugged off his hot start with the Colorado Avalanche this season by suggesting he can be better.
"It's nice for sure. I think I can play better than I am," MacKinnon said after scoring twice in a 6-1 rout of the Buffalo Sabres on Thursday night. "I'm just putting it in right now but I think, overall, it hasn't been the easiest year so far."
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Nathan MacKinnon and the Colorado Avalanche will be sorry not to see the Minnesota Wild on the schedule anymore during the regular season.
MacKinnon scored his 33rd goal of the season, J.T. Compher had his first career two-goal game and Colorado dominated Minnesota on the scoreboard again during a 5-1 victory Tuesday night.
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Tyson Jost and the speedy Colorado Avalanche caught the Buffalo Sabres flatfooted through most of the first 50 minutes on Sunday night.
By the time the Sabres could recover, the Avalanche built what proved to be an insurmountable lead in hanging on for a 5-4 victory.
"We're a young, fast team. That's part of our identity this year," center Tyson Jost said. "I like what we did that today, so that's something we have to use to our advantage because we do have young legs."
DENVER (AP) — With the core of Colorado's scoring attack sidelined, backup goalie Jonathan Bernier put together a stifling performance.
Gabriel Bourque and Tyson Jost scored 2:14 apart in the second period, Bernier stopped 38 shots and the Avalanche beat the San Jose Sharks 3-1 on Tuesday night.
DENVER (AP) — The Colorado Avalanche are playing with a swagger they didn't have while struggling last season.
Carl Soderberg had two power-play goals, Nathan MacKinnon also scored with the man-advantage and added two assists, and the Avalanche beat the Minnesota Wild 7-2 Saturday night.
GRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) — University of North Dakota junior defenseman Tucker Poolman has signed a one-year, entry-level contract with the NHL's Winnipeg Jets.
The native of East Grand Forks, Minnesota, helped lead UND to an NCAA Tournament berth in each of his three seasons, and to a national championship last year.
He scored 20 goals and 52 assists in his 118 collegiate games, and was named defensive defenseman of the year this past season in the NCHC.
GRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) — University of North Dakota freshman hockey forward Tyson Jost is leaving for the professional ranks.
Jost has signed a three-year, entry-level contract with the NHL's Colorado Avalanche and will join the club for the rest of the season.
Colorado chose Jost in the first round of the 2016 draft, 10th overall. The native of Alberta, Canada, had 16 goals and 19 assists this past season.
OXFORD, Ohio (AP) — North Dakota scored every way possible Friday to keep its home playoff hopes alive with a 3-2 National Collegiate Hockey Conference win over Miami (Ohio).
Trevor Olson's short-handed goal in the second period broke a 2-2 tie and guaranteed the Fighting Hawks (17-14-3, 10-12-1-1) will go into the season's final night at least tied for the fourth and final home playoff spot.
GRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) — University of North Dakota sophomore hockey forward Brock Boeser is expected to return to the lineup in January, after minor surgery on his right wrist.
Boeser attempted to play through the injury during UND's first 13 games before sitting out the past five. The injury will prevent him from competing in the upcoming IIHF World Junior Championship in Montreal and Toronto.