Deen’s List: Andre Burakovsky shines in Avalanche’s entertaining 3-2 victory over NHL-best Florida Panthers

DENVER — Known for his elite skill and crafty shooting, Andre Burakovsky had somehow never scored a hat trick in the NHL prior to Friday’s 3-2 victory over the Florida Panthers at Ball Arena. And boy did it come at a great time. Not only did Burakovsky give the Avs a 2-0 lead in an […]

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Hockey Mountain High Podcast: Stumbling and Bumbling

Listen to “Stumbling and Bumbling” on Spreaker. From Aarif and JJ: Before any hockey is discussed, we’d like to take a moment to apologize to Kyle Beach. The hockey world failed you. We hope you feel vindicated by what’s been shared with the world this week and the fallout of what’s to come when hopefully […]

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Avalanche’s Jack Johnson disagrees with ejection. “You know as well as I do I can’t give you my honest opinion on the call.”

Jack Johnson didn’t say much when asked about the five-minute major and game misconduct he received Tuesday night after a hit on Vegas’ Keegan Kolesar. But what little words he uttered spoke volumes about what he was truly thinking. “You know as well as I do I can’t give you my honest opinion on the […]

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Deen’s List: Avalanche “stumbling and bumbling along” after 3-1 loss to Vegas Golden Knights

Everything about their game seems disjointed. Could it simply be the absence of Devon Toews? Or is this team still feeling the heat of a sudden playoff defeat? Either way, the Avalanche have played mostly an inspiring brand of hockey through the first six games and at some point, it’s time to call it like […]

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WATCH: Avalanche defenseman Jack Johnson ejected for hit on Keegan Kolesar

The Avalanche will play the third period without defenseman Jack Johnson. With 1:15 left in the middle frame, Johnson leveled Vegas Golden Knights defenseman Keegan Kolesar near the benches. He immediately had to answer the bell, dropping the gloves with Nicolas Roy. Jack Johnson is being assessed a major penalty for interference on Keegan Kolesar, […]

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Hockey Mountain High Podcast: Victorious on Opening Night

Listen to “Victorious on Opening Night” on Spreaker. The Avalanche were victorious on opening night and the guys are here to share their thoughts on how it all unfolded. JJ and Aarif talk about the in-arena pre-game show, which players stuck out and specifically Darcy Kuemper’s excellence in his Avs debut. The guys also talk […]

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Deen’s List: Jack Johnson shines for Avalanche in 4-2 opening-night victory over Chicago

It didn’t take long for Jack Johnson to make his mark on the Avalanche. Less than 72 hours after signing a one-year deal after a successful training camp tryout, Johnson, 34, got Colorado on the board with the type of goal you don’t often see from a depth defenseman not known for his goal-scoring abilities. […]

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Hockey Mountain High Podcast: Opening Night Preview

Listen to “Opening Night Preview” on Spreaker. Opening night is finally here but the Avalanche will be without their star center Nathan MacKinnon and head coach Jared Bednar to start the season. JJ and Aarif discuss the upsetting news before recapping the Joe Sakic press conference on the eve of Wednesday’s game. The guys also […]

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Hockey Mountain High Podcast: Fiery Preseason

Listen to “Fiery Preseason” on Spreaker. There’s actual hockey to review! The Avalanche are two games into the preseason and the guys are here to break it all down. Aarif and JJ highlight the best (and worst) individual performances from Erik Johnson, Darcy Kuemper, Nazem Kadri and Oskar Olausson among others before getting into the […]

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Hockey Mountain High Podcast: Winding Down the Offseason

Listen to “Winding Down the Offseason” on Spreaker. We’re just a week away from the Avalanche’s development camp. JJ and Aarif break down the Avs’ camp roster and discuss some of the more notable names on it. The guys then discuss Jack Johnson’s PTO and where he could slot in on the team if he […]

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