Stanley Cup champion Avalanche steadily returning to healthFebruary 6, 2023 GMT
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Had his coach been watching, this might have made for an anxious moment: Colorado Avalanche defenseman Cale Makar catching an edge and falling in the fastest skater contest.
MacKinnon sidelined about a month with upper-body injuryDecember 7, 2022 GMT
DENVER (AP) — The injury-riddled Colorado Avalanche will be without leading scorer Nathan MacKinnon for about a month after he suffered an upper-body injury on Monday night in a loss to Philadelphia.
Alexandar Georgiev makes 41 saves, Avalanche beat Stars 4-1November 27, 2022 GMT
DENVER (AP) — Alexandar Georgiev made 41 saves, Nathan MacKinnon and Josh Manson scored first-period goals and the Colorado Avalanche beat the Dallas Stars 4-1 on Saturday night.
Andrew Cogliano and Dryden Hunt also scored for the Avalanche, and Manson added an assist.
Avalanche keep goalie-challenged Wild winless in 6-3 victoryOctober 18, 2022 GMT
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Colorado's stars have picked up where they left off last season, even with the captain sidelined.
The defending champion Avalanche are a lot to defend, a vital trait that has so far eluded the division rival Minnesota Wild.
Contenders re-sign key players at start of NHL free agencyJuly 13, 2022 GMT
Recent Stanley Cup winners spent the first day of NHL free agency re-signing key players to long-term contracts.
Avs start moves toward defending title, bring back CoglianoJuly 5, 2022 GMT
DENVER (AP) — The Stanley Cup championship celebrations are quieting down for the Colorado Avalanche. Time to get down to the business of defending their title.
Colorado's first big move in what's sure to be a busy offseason was re-signing veteran forward Andrew Cogliano to a one-year deal Tuesday.
After parade, work begins for Avs in bid to repeat as champsJune 29, 2022 GMT
DENVER (AP) — Nazem Kadri will be jubilantly waving to the fans at the parade Thursday through the streets of Denver.
Possibly waving goodbye, too.
Some tough decisions loom for the Colorado Avalanche after dethroning the Tampa Bay Lightning in the Stanley Cup Final.
Avs remain in holding pattern, start early prep for finalJune 9, 2022 GMT
DENVER (AP) — There were quite a few big names missing from the ice for Colorado's practice on Thursday: Captain Gabriel Landeskog, defensemen Devon Toews and Josh Manson, forward Andre Burakovsky.
Sakic’s late-season deals paying off as Avs lead series 2-0June 3, 2022 GMT
DENVER (AP) — The stat sheet won't reflect this: Colorado Avalanche general manager Joe Sakic actually had a pair of assists on those two goals scored in a 15-second window.
The goal spurt by Artturi Lehkonen and Josh Manson in Game 2's 4-0 win against Edmonton only illustrated the impactful trade deadline deals orchestrated by Sakic.
Avs beat Blues 5-3, match team record for points in seasonApril 27, 2022 GMT
DENVER (AP) — The Colorado Avalanche met Tuesday morning to figure out what was suddenly ailing one of the top teams in the league.
Team leaders had their say. Coaches, too. The message sank in — whatever that exact message may have been.
Wild send Sturm to Avalanche for Jost in swap of centersMarch 15, 2022 GMT
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Colorado Avalanche acquired Nico Sturm from the Minnesota Wild for Tyson Jost in a swap of centers on Tuesday.
The 26-year-old Sturm has nine goals, eight assists with a minus-5 rating in 53 games this season for the Wild, mostly on the fourth line.
Ducks trade D Josh Manson to Colorado for prospect HellesonMarch 14, 2022 GMT
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The Anaheim Ducks have traded veteran defenseman Josh Manson to the Colorado Avalanche in exchange for defense prospect Drew Helleson and a second-round pick in the 2023 draft.
Ducks coach Dallas Eakins tests positive for COVID-19January 21, 2022 GMT
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Ducks coach Dallas Eakins will not be behind the bench for Friday night's game against the Tampa Bay Lightning after testing positive for COVID-19. Assistant coach Mike Stothers will run things in Eakins' absence.
Chicago hosts Anaheim following overtime victoryJanuary 15, 2022 GMT
Anaheim Ducks (19-14-7, second in the Pacific) vs. Chicago Blackhawks (14-18-5, seventh in the Central)
Chicago; Saturday, 8:30 p.m. EST
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Blackhawks -133, Ducks +110; over/under is 6
Ducks host the Penguins following shootout victoryJanuary 10, 2022 GMT
Pittsburgh Penguins (20-9-5, fourth in the Metropolitan) vs. Anaheim Ducks (19-12-7, second in the Pacific)
Anaheim, California; Tuesday, 10 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: The Pittsburgh Penguins visit Anaheim after the Ducks beat Detroit 4-3 in a shootout.
Ducks take on the Flyers on 4-game slideJanuary 3, 2022 GMT
Philadelphia Flyers (13-13-6, fourth in the Metropolitan) vs. Anaheim Ducks (17-11-7, second in the Pacific)
Anaheim, California; Tuesday, 10 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Anaheim looks to stop its four-game slide when the Ducks take on Philadelphia.
Anaheim Ducks hold off Vegas Golden Knights for wild 6-5 winDecember 2, 2021 GMT
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Troy Terry scored his 15th goal during Anaheim's four-goal second period, and Trevor Zegras and Sonny Milano had three assists apiece in the Ducks' 6-5 victory over the Vegas Golden Knights on Wednesday night.
Ehlers’ 2 late goals powers Winnipeg past Ducks 4-3October 27, 2021 GMT
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Nikolaj Ehlers scored twice 19 seconds apart in the third period as the Winnipeg Jets rallied for a 4-3 victory over the Anaheim Ducks on Tuesday night.
The Jets trailed 3-2 late in the third period and pulled the goalie before Ehlers tied it with 1:20 remaining after a scramble following a faceoff deep in the offensive zone.
Manson scores in OT to lead Ducks to 3-2 win over BluesMarch 29, 2021 GMT
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Josh Manson scored in opening minutes of overtime and the Anaheim Ducks rallied from a two-goal deficit and beat the St...