Grubauer to Start Second Avalanche Preseason Game

You'll get your first glimpse at Grubi in burgundy & blue! Grubauer to Start Second Avalanche Preseason GameThe Colorado Avalanche will get its first look at Philipp Grubauer on Saturday as the team's new goaltender will get the start at the Minnesota Wild in the Avs' second preseason game of the new campaign."It's going to be exciting, first time strapping on an (Avalanche) jersey," Grubauer said followi...

Nemeth, Zadorov Return As Full Participants At Practice

It was awesome to have two defensemen back! Nemeth, Zadorov Return As Full Participants At PracticeCENTENNIAL, Colo.--With the first exhibition game of the 2018-19 season in the books, the Colorado Avalanche got back to work at practice on Thursday.The 45-player roster was split into two groups and each unit practiced for 75 minutes with the session split between the two sheets of ice at Family S...

Avalanche Falls 5-1 to Golden Knights in Preseason Opener

The coaches wanted to get a good look at the young guys in a ramped up situation. Avalanche Falls 5-1 to Golden Knights in Preseason OpenerThe Colorado Avalanche fell 5-1 to the Vegas Golden Knights in the team's first preseason game on Tuesday night at Pepsi Center."This game for me, it's not really about our veteran guys, especially those core guys that played tonight," said Colorado head coach Jared Bednar.

Avalanche Farm Report: Sept. 16

An update on our young guys now that their seasons are starting. Avalanche Farm Report: Sept. 16After getting drafted in the sixth round (171st overall) by the Colorado Avalanche this past summer, Nikolai Kovalenko led his team to gold at the 2018 Russian Junior Club World Cup. He tied for the most points scored with eight (three goals, five assists) and was named best forward and most valuabl...

Getting To Know: Ian Cole

A veteran presence on our blue line. Getting To Know: Ian ColeDefenseman Ian Cole is in his first season with the Colorado Avalanche after signing a three-year contract with the club on July 1 as a free agent. He spent last season with the Columbus Blue Jackets and Pittsburgh Penguins, joining Columbus at the NHL Trade Deadline on Feb. 26.Cole was picked by th...

Avs Keep High Level Of Intensity At Day 2 Of Training Camp

Everyone is focused and ready to compete. Avs Keep High Level Of Intensity At Day 2 Of Training CampCENTENNIAL, Colo.--There wasn't any testing at the Colorado Avalanche's training camp at Family Sports Center on Saturday, but the compete level was held to the same high standard. It was the second day of on-ice workouts of the 2018-19 season for the players, and the practices featured 5-on-5 drill...

Nikita Zadorov: 2017-18 Season In Review

Big Z had a big season, and he's ready for more. Nikita Zadorov: 2017-18 Season In ReviewColorado Avalanche defenseman Nikita Zadorov was a force to be reckoned with on the Avs blue line during the 2017-18 season. The Moscow, Russia, native led the team with 103 penalty minutes and the NHL with 278 hits, becoming the first Colorado player to lead the league in hits in the club's history...