Minnesota Wild (22-10-2, fourth in the Central) vs. Colorado Avalanche (24-8-3, first in the Central)
Denver; Monday, 3 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Colorado hosts the Minnesota Wild after the Avalanche shut out Arizona 5-0.
DENVER (AP) — Nazem Kadri scored a go-ahead goal late in the third period, and the surging Colorado Avalanche rallied to beat the Seattle Kraken 4-3 on Monday night.
Nicolas Aube-Kubel had two goals and Devon Toews also scored for Colorado, which beat former teammate Philipp Grubauer to win its 12th straight at home and fifth in a row overall.
DENVER (AP) — Devon Toews scored 1:12 into overtime and the Colorado Avalanche rallied from a three-goal deficit to beat the Toronto Maple Leafs 5-4 on Saturday night for their franchise-record 11th straight home victory.
Toronto Maple Leafs (22-8-2, third in the Atlantic) vs. Colorado Avalanche (20-8-2, third in the Central)
Denver; Saturday, 7 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: The Toronto Maple Leafs visit Colorado after Gabriel Landeskog scored three goals in the Avalanche's 7-1 win over the Jets.
DENVER (AP) — Gabriel Landeskog got his fourth career hat trick and finished with four points to lead the Colorado Avalanche to a 7-1 win over the Winnipeg Jets on Thursday night.
Landeskog scored twice in a three-goal second period for the surging Avalanche.
Tampa Bay Lightning vs. Colorado Avalanche
Denver; Saturday, 9 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Colorado hosts Tampa Bay trying to prolong its eight-game home winning streak.
DENVER (AP) — Andre Burakovsky notched his first career hat trick and the Colorado Avalanche beat the Florida Panthers 3-2 on Sunday night.
Burakovsky got his three goals in a span of 12:05 from late in the second into the third for the Colorado’s fourth straight win.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Erik Johnson had a goal and an assist, and the Colorado Avalanche beat Philadelphia 7-5 on Monday night to hand the Flyers their ninth straight loss just hours after they fired coach Alain Vigneault.
OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Brady Tkachuk scored his second goal 51 seconds into overtime, giving the Ottawa Senators a 6-5 win over the Colorado Avalanche on Saturday night.
“With all the ice, I told myself I better score,” said Tkachuk, who added an assist for a three-point night.
MONTREAL (AP) — Cale Makar scored to put Colorado ahead to stay late in the second period, Valeri Nichushkin had a goal and an assist, and the Avalanche beat the Montreal Canadiens 4-1 on Thursday night.
Colorado Avalanche (10-5-1, second in the Central) vs. Dallas Stars (8-7-2, sixth in the Central)
Dallas; Friday, 7:30 p.m. EST
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Stars +108, Avalanche -129; over/under is 6
DENVER (AP) — Nazem Kadri kept up his scoring tear with a goal and an assist to lift the Colorado Avalanche over the Anaheim Ducks 5-2 on Wednesday night for their sixth straight victory.
Kadri extended his point streak to 10 games, the longest current run in the NHL.
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Nazem Kadri and Mikko Rantanen each had a goal and two assists as the Colorado Avalanche beat the Vancouver Canucks 4-2 on Wednesday night.
Cale Makar had a goal and an assist and Gabriel Landeskog added an empty-netter for the Avalanche.
Colorado Avalanche (6-5-1, fifth in the Central) vs. Vancouver Canucks (5-9-2, seventh in the Pacific)
Vancouver, British Columbia; Wednesday, 9 p.m. EST
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Canucks +147, Avalanche -176; over/under is 6
San Jose Sharks (7-5-1, seventh in the Pacific) vs. Colorado Avalanche (5-5-1, fifth in the Central)
Denver; Saturday, 9 p.m. EST
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Avalanche -206, Sharks +170; over/under is 6
DENVER (AP) — Valeri Nichushkin scored in his return from injury, Mikko Rantanen had a goal and two assists and the Colorado Avalanche overcame the absence of star center Nathan MacKinnon to rout the Vancouver Canucks 7-1 on Thursday night.
Columbus Blue Jackets (5-3-0, fourth in the Metropolitan) vs. Colorado Avalanche (4-4-0, fifth in the Central)
Denver; Wednesday, 9 p.m. EDT
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Avalanche -243, Blue Jackets +195; over/under is 6
DENVER (AP) — Gabriel Landeskog had two goals and two assists and set up Colorado’s go-ahead goal by defenseman Erik Johnson as the Avalanche beat the Minnesota Wild 4-1 Saturday night.
Nazem Kadri also scored and Nathan MacKinnon had a pair of assists.
NEW YORK (AP) — Colorado Avalanche forward Gabriel Landeskog was suspended for two games without pay by the NHL on Thursday for boarding Chicago Blackhawks forward Kirby Dach.
DENVER (AP) — The veteran defenseman got Colorado started, the 20-year-old rookie chipped in with a milestone goal and the Avalanche began their Stanley Cup quest with a victory.
Bowen Byram, Colorado’s youngest player at 20 years, 4 months, scored his first NHL goal and added an assist, and 34-year-old Jack Johnson also scored to lead the short-handed Avalanche over the Chicago Blackhawks 4-2 in the season opener for both teams Wednesday night.
The stars available at the top end of the NHL free agent market should make things interesting Wednesday afternoon.
And scratch Colorado's Gabriel Landeskog off the list, after the Avalanche captain signed an eight-year, $56 million contract late Tuesday night.
Hours after signing Norris Trophy finalist defenseman Cale Makar to a long-term contract, Joe Sakic still is not sure the Colorado Avalanche will be able to bring back captain Gabriel Landeskog and starting goaltender Philipp Grubauer.
DENVER (AP) — The book on Nathan MacKinnon and the Colorado Avalanche: They're extremely speedy.
An overlooked chapter in that book: They can turn physical, too, when push comes to shove.
MacKinnon and Gabriel Landeskog each scored twice and the well-rested Avalanche made quick work of Vegas with their speed, beating the Golden Knights 7-1 on Sunday night in a skirmish-filled Game 1 of their second-round playoff series.
Right about the time the Boston Bruins made a “C” change by naming Patrice Bergeron captain, the Vegas Golden Knights decided to have a captain for the first time and knew Mark Stone was the only man for the job.
DENVER (AP) — Colorado Avalanche captain Gabriel Landeskog considers his role the best in hockey.
That's no line, either. Just a tribute to his linemates.
The trio of Landeskog, speedy center Nathan MacKinnon and sharpshooting right winger Mikko Rantanen combined for nine goals and 15 assists during a four-game sweep of St.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Colorado Avalanche winger Gabriel Landeskog didn’t hesitate in admitting that playing on a line centered by standout Nathan MacKinnon is a blast.
“It’s definitely one of the best jobs in hockey,” Landeskog said.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Philipp Grubauer made 18 saves and Gabriel Landeskog scored the go-ahead goal in the second period as the Colorado Avalanche completed a four-game sweep of the St. Louis Blues with a 5-2 win Sunday in Game 4 of the West Division series.
DENVER (AP) — Gabriel Landeskog found an early way to calm down the Colorado Avalanche — he dropped the gloves and brawled.
That fighting spirit energized a roaring crowd — biggest of the season — and certainly rubbed off on the team.
DENVER (AP) — J.T. Compher scored three goals for his first career hat trick to lead the Colorado Avalanche to a 6-0 win over the Los Angeles Kings on Wednesday night.
The victory kept the Avalanche in the hunt for the Presidents’ Trophy and home-ice advantage throughout the postseason...
DENVER (AP) — Gabriel Landeskog recently caught a teammate staring at him over breakfast.
More specifically, the Colorado Avalanche captain's bent nose, which also featured a fresh-looking scratch...
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Andre Burakovsky scored 41 seconds into overtime and the Colorado Avalanche gained ground in the race for first place in the West Division by rallying past the San Jose Sharks 5-4 on Monday night...
DENVER (AP) — Deep down, this is precisely the sort of depth Colorado Avalanche general manager Joe Sakic always pictured...
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Nathan MacKinnon, Andre Burakovsky, Brandon Saad and J.T. Compher scored in a four-goal second period, and the Colorado Avalanche held off the Minnesota Wild 5-4 on Monday night to extend their league-best points streak to 15 games (13-0-2)...
DENVER (AP) — Nathan MacKinnon scored two goals and Brandon Saad added another to lead the surging Colorado Avalanche to a 3-2 win over the St...
DENVER (AP) — Colorado's top line of Nathan MacKinnon, Gabriel Landeskog and Mikko Rantanen combined for four goals, and the Avalanche beat Minnesota 5-1 Thursday night, snapping the Wild’s five-game winning streak...