Derek B

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Avs show up to play, but Ducks win anyway


Arguments will ensue about tonight's overtime loss as questionable penalty calls and non-calls went on all night. Regardless, the Avalanche could have won this one if they knew how to put games away.

Colorado Bows To The Kings in 4-1 Loss.


Colorado Bows To Kings In 4-1 Loss In Southern California

The Stars Outshine Avs In Hejduk's 1,000th Game


Milan Hejduk's 1st goal of the season wasn't enough to get the win in his 1,000th game as the Stars beat the Avs 3-2.

Avs Remain Perfect On Home Ice, Bury Oilers 3-1


The Avs penalty kill went a perfect 3 for 3 and helps the Avs to a 3-1 over the Edmonton Oilers. Paul Stastny was able to bury an empty netter for his 3rd goal in his last two games.

Power play is the difference in Edmonton


The Oilers power play goes 4 for 6 in Edmonton's big 4-1 win over the Avalanche.

Avs win home opener, 3-1 over the defending champs


Penalty killing comes up huge in a 3-1 win over the defending Stanley Cup Champion Los Angeles Kings.

Checking Out The Avs Goaltending Situation For The 2012-13 Season

Since the beginning of the 2003-04 season, the Avs have started 11 different goalies. Have the Colorado Avalanche found their long term answer in net in Semyon Varlamov?

Predators at Avalanche Recap: Predators Maul Avs 6-1 To Close Out 2011-12 Season


After 182 days, exactly 26 weeks to the day, the Colorado Avalanche's 2011-12 season has come to a close. In my mind the season ended far too prematurely this team was absolutely good enough to...

Avalanche at Flames Recap: Varly Extinguishes Flames Playoff Hopes With 4-1 Win


The Colorado Avalanche kept their slim playoff hopes alive, and extinguished the Calgary Flames playoff hopes with a 4-1 victory behind 38 saves from Semyon Varlamov.

Canucks At Avalanche Recap: Christopher Higgins & Canucks Put Huge Dent In Avs Playoff Hopes; Win 3-2 In Overtime


The Colorado Avalanche let a huge point slip away tonight as they lose to the Vancouver Canucks in overtime. With the loss the Avs fall to 10th place in the Western Conference.

Flames at Avalanche Recap: Colorado Burns The Flames 2-1 In Overtime; Climb To Seventh In The West


Avs get a huge two points tonight as they beat the Calgary Flames 2-1 in overtime.

Avalanche at Devils Recap: Giguere And Brodeur Earn Shutouts, But Avs Fall 1-0 In A Shootout


Avalanche fall to the New Jersey Devils in a shootout, 1-0. Both Martin Brodeur and Jean-Sebastien Giguere earned shutouts.

Avalanche at Sabres Recap: Varly And Avs Win Another Shootout, Beat Buffalo 5-4


Avs earn a huge two points in beating the Buffalo Sabres in the shootout, 5-4.

Oilers at Avalanche Recap: Varly Perfect In Shootout, Avs Beat Oilers 3-2


The Colorado Avalanche keep their playoff hopes alive with a 3-2 shootout win over the Edmonton Oilers

Avalanche at Wild Recap: Semyon Varlamov Earns 4th Shutout As Avs Top The Wild 2-0


Heading into this game there was no doubt whatsoever that the last two games were unacceptable. Playoff team or not, you just cannot come out and get shutout by the last place Blue Jackets and then...

Blue Jackets at Avalanche Recap: Mason and Blue Jackets Shutout The Avs 2-0


Heading into tonight's game against the Blue Jackets there was no question the Avalanche were one of the hottest teams in the NHL since the trade deadline. They have won their last 4 games,...

Avalanche at Canucks Recap: Avs Lose Giguere, Galiardi and the Game 3-1


The Vancouver Canucks wasted very little time in showing why they are the second best team in the Western Conference tonight as David Booth scored on a very beautiful backhand just 13 seconds into...

Canucks at Avalanche Recap: Canucks and Luongo Steal Game From Avs In A Shootout 3-2


The Colorado Avalanche headed into today's game against the Canucks needing a win in the worst way. They had not only lost 4 games in a row, but all 4 games were lost by one goal. Coming out of the...

Will The Avalanche Be Buyers, Sellers, or Idle At The NHL Trade Deadline?


The NHL trade deadline is nearly four weeks away and ever since the new Collective Bargaining Agreement the Avs strategy has shifted considerably when it comes to deadline deals. Back in the "good...

Avalanche at Predators Recap: Preds Play Full 60 Minutes; Beat Avs 3-2


No doubt the biggest story heading into this game was the return of Peter Mueller. How effective was he going to be having only played in 18 games in the last 3 years? The game didn't necessarily...

Avalanche at Kings Recap: Varlamov Rules Kings, Leads Avs To A 2-1 Shootout Win


The Colorado Avalanche got to show off their penalty killing skills a lot earlier than they would've liked to tonight. Just 20 seconds into the game Ryan O'Reilly was assessed a double minor for...

Jets at Avalanche Recap: Jets Fly Past Avs 4-1


Coming into tonight's game against Winnipeg, the big question I had was whether or not the Avs were going to get their legs going after the short road trip and the Christmas holiday. The short...

Happy Holidays and Merry Christmas!


From all of us here at Mile High Hockey, I'd like to wish all of you and your families a very Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays!

Blues at Avalanche Recap: Avs Beat Blues 3-2 Behind 37 Saves By Giguere


With several Avs players making their return to the Pepsi Center again tonight, the stage was set for them to dominate the burgundy and blue. Brian Elliott was definitely primed to have a big game...

Devils at Avalanche Recap: Avs Bury Devils 6-1


Well what do you know, this team CAN play hockey at a high level. My only question is, is it really that hard to put forth that kind of effort every night, almost like your being paid a lot of...

Happy 19th Birthday Gabriel Landeskog


From all of the readers and staff of Mile High Hockey, Grattis på födelsedagen!! Here's a special cake baked fresh just for you! Sorry about them spelling your nickname "daddy", I'll get it right...

Sharks at Avalanche, Game 21 Recap: Sharks Swim Out Of Denver With 4-1 Win


  [NOTE: Due to me being an idiot and forgetting to set my DVR before I left for my Men's League game, I as only able to watch from the second period on. If anyone would like to add their thoughts...

Avalanche at Wild, Game 19 Recap: Lucky Bounce Goes Wild Way, Avs Lose 1-0


When the game got started I had a feeling it was going to be a grind-it-out type game. Sure enough that's how it started. It took over 4 minutes for either team to get their first shot on game.  J...

Avalanche at Wild, Game 19 Preview


Tonight the Avalanche will be in Minnesota to take on the Wild for the first time this season. I will be looking for the team to make some amends for the lackluster effort during the second half...

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