Colorado Avalanche

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| 08/26/2015 1:23 PM
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Aittokallio re-signed with the Avalanche on a one-year, two-way contract, General Fanager reports.
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| 07/27/2015 4:31 PM
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Soderberg is expected to center Gabriel Landeskog and Nathan MacKinnon on the Avs' second line during the upcoming season, NHL.com reports.
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| 07/27/2015 1:06 PM
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Hishon signed a one-year contract with the Avalanche on Monday.
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| 07/16/2015 5:58 PM
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Grigorenko signed a one-year deal with the Avalanche on Thursday.
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| 07/16/2015 1:07 PM
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Clark signed a two-year (two-way) contract that will pay him $600,000 at the NHL level with the Avalanche on Thursday.
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| 07/16/2015 12:59 PM
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Agozzino signed a one-year (two-way) contract that will pay him $600,000 at the NHL level with the Avalanche on Thursday.
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| 07/01/2015 1:32 PM
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Comeau signed a three-year, $7.2 million contract with the Avalanche on Wednesday, Pierre LeBrun of ESPN.com reports.
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| 07/01/2015 12:27 PM
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Beauchemin signed a three-year, $13.5 million contract with the Avalanche on Wednesday, Renaud Lavoie of TVA Sports reports.
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Avalanche right wing Jarome Iginla capped off the 2014-15 season with two power-play goals in the season finale. | 04/12/2015 10:51 AM
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Avalanche right wing Jarome Iginla capped off the 2014-15 season with two power-play goals in the season finale.
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Impact
Iginla had a great season in Colorado with 29 goals and 30 assists, but the Avalanche fell short of the playoffs. Iginla is 37 years old, but it seems likely he will play again as his chase for the Cup continues.
Avalanche center Joey Hishon scored the first goal of his NHL career on Tuesday against the Predators. | 04/08/2015 9:55 AM
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Avalanche center Joey Hishon scored the first goal of his NHL career on Tuesday against the Predators.
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Impact
The goal proved to be the game-winner, coming at the 7:06 mark of the third period. That was also Hishon's first point in 11 games in his career.
Avalanche goalie Semyon Varlamov made 40 saves in the, 3-2, victory over the Predators on Tuesday. | 04/08/2015 9:49 AM
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Avalanche goalie Semyon Varlamov made 40 saves in the, 3-2, victory over the Predators on Tuesday.
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Impact
Varlamov seems to be better when he faces more shots. In the last three games where Varlamov faces at least 40 shots, he has posted a .921 save percentage or better. He is 27-20-8 this season.
Avalanche right wing Jarome Iginla registered three assists in the, 5-3, victory over the Sabres on Saturday. | 03/29/2015 9:12 AM
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Avalanche right wing Jarome Iginla registered three assists in the, 5-3, victory over the Sabres on Saturday.
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Impact
Iginla was also plus-three with one shot on goal. All the assists were on even strength. Iginla has 26 goals and 29 assists in 75 games this season.
Avalanche center Matt Duchene scored a goal and added two assists in the, 5-3, victory over the Sabres on Saturday. | 03/29/2015 9:09 AM
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Avalanche center Matt Duchene scored a goal and added two assists in the, 5-3, victory over the Sabres on Saturday.
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Impact
Duchene recorded all his points on even strength. He was plus-three with three shots on goal. Duchene has 19 goals and 31 assists in 75 games this season.
Avalanche goalie Semyon Varlamov made 29 saves in the, 3-2, victory over the Flames on Saturday. | 03/15/2015 11:03 AM
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Avalanche goalie Semyon Varlamov made 29 saves in the, 3-2, victory over the Flames on Saturday.
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Impact
Varlamov actually had a rough third period after two great periods. He didn't allow a goal on 19 shots in the third two periods and then two goals on 12 shots in the final period. Varlamov has won five straight games, having given up just five goals in that stretch.
Avalanche left wing Alex Tanguay had a goal and an assist in the, 3-2, victory over the Flames on Saturday. | 03/15/2015 10:46 AM
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Avalanche left wing Alex Tanguay had a goal and an assist in the, 3-2, victory over the Flames on Saturday.
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Impact
Tanguay helped Colorado earn a, 2-0, lead in the second period. Tanguay scored on the power play and then assisted Ryan O'Reilly's goal. Tanguay has 19 goals and 26 assists in 67 games this season.
Avalanche left wing Alex Tanguay scored a goal in the loss to the Kings on Tuesday. | 03/11/2015 9:11 AM
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Avalanche left wing Alex Tanguay scored a goal in the loss to the Kings on Tuesday.
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Impact
Tanguay scored in the third period to cut Los Angeles' lead to, 4-2, but Jake Muzzin put the game pretty much out of reach with another goal for the Kings a minute and a half later. Tanguay has 18 goals and 25 assists in 65 games this season.
Avalanche goalie Semyon Varlamov made 29 saves in the, 3-2, victory over the Wild on Sunday. UPDATE: Varlamov is day-to-day with a lower-body injury. | 03/08/2015 9:14 PM
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Avalanche goalie Semyon Varlamov made 29 saves in the, 3-2, victory over the Wild on Sunday. UPDATE: Varlamov is day-to-day with a lower-body injury.
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Impact
That's the good news. The bad news is Varlamov left in the third period with an undisclosed injury. Stay tuned for updates. Varlamov allowed a goal at 14:04 of the third period, which stopped his shutout streak at 124:19, which was the second longest of his career.
Avalanche left wing Gabriel Landeskog scored in his third straight games as Colorado beat Minnesota, 3-2, on Sunday. | 03/08/2015 9:09 PM
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Avalanche left wing Gabriel Landeskog scored in his third straight games as Colorado beat Minnesota, 3-2, on Sunday.
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Impact
Landeskog had a goal and an assist in Sunday's victory. He has three goals and three assists in the last three games. Landeskog hasn't been great overall this season, 19 goals and 27 assists in 66 games, but at least he is turning it on to help fantasy owners right now.
Avalanche goalie Semyon Varlamov made 29 saves in the, 3-2, victory over the Wild on Sunday. | 03/08/2015 9:04 PM
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Avalanche goalie Semyon Varlamov made 29 saves in the, 3-2, victory over the Wild on Sunday.
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Impact
That's the good news. The bad news is Varlamov left in the third period with an undisclosed injury. Stay tuned for updates. Varlamov allowed a goal at 14:04 of the third period, which stopped his shutout streak at 124:19, which was the second longest of his career.
Avalanche goalie Semyon Varlamov posted a shutout Saturday against the Blue Jackets. | 03/07/2015 10:01 PM
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Avalanche goalie Semyon Varlamov posted a shutout Saturday against the Blue Jackets.
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Impact
Varlamov was fantastic all night, stopping all 44 shots on goal. He is now 21-17-7 on the season.
Avalanche goalie Semyon Varlamov posted a shutout Saturday against the Blue Jackets. | 03/07/2015 9:46 PM
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Avalanche goalie Semyon Varlamov posted a shutout Saturday against the Blue Jackets.
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Impact
Varlamov was fantastic all night, stopping all 44 shots on goal. He is now 21-17-7 on the season.
Avalanche center Nathan MacKinnon will miss the next six-to-eight weeks after fracturing a foot. | 03/06/2015 1:45 PM
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Avalanche center Nathan MacKinnon will miss the next six-to-eight weeks after fracturing a foot.
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Impact
MacKinnon had 14 goals and 36 points through 64 games, which is definitely a disappointment for owners after he posted 63 points in his rookie campaign.
Avalanche forward Maxime Talbot scored his team's only goal versus the Wild on Saturday as Colorado lost, 3-1. | 03/01/2015 10:16 AM
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Avalanche forward Maxime Talbot scored his team's only goal versus the Wild on Saturday as Colorado lost, 3-1.
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Impact
Talbot tied the game at one less than two minutes into the second period, but Minnesota scored the final two goals of the game. Talbot has five goals and 10 assists in 63 games this season.
Hurricanes center Jay McClement scored a pair of goals in the victory over the Islanders on Saturday. | 02/28/2015 7:48 PM
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Hurricanes center Jay McClement scored a pair of goals in the victory over the Islanders on Saturday.
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Impact
McClement scored in the first and second period. Carolina notched four second-period goals as they beat New York, 5-3. McClement has six goals and 12 assists in 61 games this season.
Avalanche center Nathan MacKinnon a goal during Tuesday's loss against the Predators. | 02/24/2015 10:38 PM
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Avalanche center Nathan MacKinnon a goal during Tuesday's loss against the Predators.
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Impact
He also had two shots and a minus-one rating on the night. MacKinnon now has 13 goals and 37 points through 61 games, which is definitely a disappointment for owners. John Mitchell also scored for Colorado.
Avalanche center Nathan MacKinnon scored a hat trick in the, 5-4, victory over the Lightning on Sunday. | 02/22/2015 9:54 PM
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Avalanche center Nathan MacKinnon scored a hat trick in the, 5-4, victory over the Lightning on Sunday.
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Impact
MacKinnon scored a goal in the first period and then two more in the second period. He scored the hat trick on three shots. MacKinnon, however, has been overall disappointing this season with just 12 goals and 24 assists in 60 games this season.
Avalanche center Ryan O'Reilly had two assists in the, 5-4, victory over the Lightning on Sunday. | 02/22/2015 9:53 PM
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Avalanche center Ryan O'Reilly had two assists in the, 5-4, victory over the Lightning on Sunday.
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Impact
O'Reilly step up two of Nathan MacKinnon's goals. MacKinnon had a hat trick in the victory. O'Reilly has 10 goals and 24 assists in 60 games this season.
Avalanche center Nathan MacKinnon scored a hat trick in the, 5-4, victory over the Lightning on Sunday. | 02/22/2015 9:51 PM
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Avalanche center Nathan MacKinnon scored a hat trick in the, 5-4, victory over the Lightning on Sunday.
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Impact
McKinnon scored a goal in the first period and then two more in the second period. He scored the hat trick on three shots. McKinnon, however, has been overall disappointing this season with just 12 goals and 24 assists in 60 games this season.
Avalanche right wing Jarome Iginla scored and led Colorado with five shots on net in the victory over the Stars on Saturday. | 02/15/2015 9:12 AM
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Avalanche right wing Jarome Iginla scored and led Colorado with five shots on net in the victory over the Stars on Saturday.
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Impact
Colorado won, 4-1. Iginla scored at the beginning of the third period to extend the Avalanche lead to, 3-0. He has 18 goals and 20 assists in 56 games this season.
Avalanche goalie Semyon Varlamov made 24 saves in the, 4-1, victory over the Stars on Saturday. | 02/15/2015 9:08 AM
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Avalanche goalie Semyon Varlamov made 24 saves in the, 4-1, victory over the Stars on Saturday.
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Impact
Jason Spezza was responsible for the only Stars score halfway through the third period. Varlamov is 15-14-7 this season with a 2.61 GAA and .921 save percentage.
Avalanche center Matt Duchene had a goal and an assist on Sunday versus the Jets. | 02/08/2015 9:18 PM
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Avalanche center Matt Duchene had a goal and an assist on Sunday versus the Jets.
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Impact
Duchene helped Colorado rally as he scored and assisted another goal in the third period, but the rally fell short as the Avalanche lost to the Jets, 5-3. Duchene has 14 goals and 19 assists in 54 games this season.
Avalanche center Matt Duchene had a goal and an assist on Sunday versus the Jets. | 02/08/2015 9:04 PM
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Avalanche center Matt Duchene had a goal and an assist on Sunday versus the Jets.
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Impact
Duchene helped Colorado rally as he scored and assisted another goal in the third period, but the rally fell short as the Avalanche fell to the Jets, 5-3. Duchene has 14 goals and 19 assists in 54 games this season.
Avalanche goalie Semyon Varlamov took a tough loss Saturday versus Minnesota. | 02/08/2015 8:41 AM
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Avalanche goalie Semyon Varlamov took a tough loss Saturday versus Minnesota.
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Impact
He allowed just one goal on 29 shots, but it was not enough. Varlamov fell to 14-12-7 with a 2.50 GAA and .925 save percentage.
Avalanche center Nathan MacKinnon had two assists versus the Predators on Friday. | 01/31/2015 9:12 AM
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Avalanche center Nathan MacKinnon had two assists versus the Predators on Friday.
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Impact
McKinnon assisted Maxime Talbot's goal in the first period and then Jarome Iginla's score in the third. Colorado won, 3-0. McKinnon has been disappointing this season with nine goals and 20 assists in 50 games this season.
Avalanche goalie Semyon Varlamov recorded his fourth shutout of the season on Friday, beating the Predators, 3-0. | 01/31/2015 9:10 AM
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Avalanche goalie Semyon Varlamov recorded his fourth shutout of the season on Friday, beating the Predators, 3-0.
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Impact
Varlamov made 23 saves in the shutout. Despite four shutouts, Varlamov is just 13-10-7 with a 2.62 GAA this season.
Avalanche right wing Jarome Iginla scored a goal during Tuesday's overtime loss against the Predators. | 01/27/2015 10:42 PM
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Avalanche right wing Jarome Iginla scored a goal during Tuesday's overtime loss against the Predators.
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Impact
Iginla has been solid in first season with the Avalanche. He now has 15 goals and 32 points through 49 games this season.
Avalanche right wing Jarome Iginla scored a goal in the, 3-2, shootout victory over his former team on Wednesday. | 01/22/2015 10:23 AM
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Avalanche right wing Jarome Iginla scored a goal in the, 3-2, shootout victory over his former team on Wednesday.
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Impact
Iginla slipped a goal passed Boston goalie Tuukka Rask with one second left in the first period. Iginla isn't the player he used to be, but he still has 14 goals and 17 assists in 48 games.
Avalanche goalie Semyon Varlamov didn't post a high save percentage but won on Wednesday. | 01/22/2015 10:19 AM
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Avalanche goalie Semyon Varlamov didn't post a high save percentage but won on Wednesday.
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Impact
Varlamov has faced so many shots this season it was nice to see the defense limit the Bruins to 24 shot attempts on Wednesday. Varlamov stopped 22 of them, and Colorado won in a shootout.
Avalanche goalie Semyon Varlamov turned in another solid fantasy outing in a losing effort. | 01/19/2015 10:46 PM
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Avalanche goalie Semyon Varlamov turned in another solid fantasy outing in a losing effort.
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Impact
Varlamov didn't play his best game, but he did stop 27-of-30 shots versus the Blues and lost, 3-1. Varlamov is 11-10-6 but came into the game with a save percentage of .922.
Avalanche center Nathan MacKinnon posted two points during Saturday's shootout loss to the Lightning. | 01/17/2015 10:15 PM
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Avalanche center Nathan MacKinnon posted two points during Saturday's shootout loss to the Lightning.
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Impact
He had a goal and an assist, with six shots and a plus-two rating. MacKinnon has struggled this season, and now has nine goals and 19 points through 46 games.
Avalanche defenseman Tyson Barrie had a goal and an assist on Thursday versus the Panthers. | 01/15/2015 10:15 PM
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Avalanche defenseman Tyson Barrie had a goal and an assist on Thursday versus the Panthers.
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Impact
Barrie recorded three shots on net, scoring within the first three minutes of the game. Barrie has four goals and 24 assists this season.
Avalanche goalie Semyon Varlamov made 30 saves in the, 4-2, victory over the Panthers on Thursday. | 01/15/2015 10:11 PM
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Avalanche goalie Semyon Varlamov made 30 saves in the, 4-2, victory over the Panthers on Thursday.
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Impact
Varlamov allowed two goals to win his 11th game of the season. He doesn't have a great record, 11-9-5, or a good GAA, 2.74 heading into Thursday, but Varlamov had a very respectable .921 before taking the ice versus the Panthers. He has also won five of seven this month.
Avalanche center Matt Duchene scored a goal aduring Tuesday's shootout loss against Carolina. | 01/13/2015 9:45 PM
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Avalanche center Matt Duchene scored a goal aduring Tuesday's shootout loss against Carolina.
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Impact
Duchene is a solid option for owners, as he now has 12 goals and 27 points through 44 games.
Avalanche goalie Semyon Varlamov took the loss Monday versus Washington. | 01/12/2015 9:44 PM
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Avalanche goalie Semyon Varlamov took the loss Monday versus Washington.
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Impact
He allowed two goals on 38 shots. Varlamov dropped to 10-9-5 on the season.
Avalanche left wing Alex Tanguay scored the team's lone goal during Monday's loss to Washington. | 01/12/2015 9:41 PM
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Avalanche left wing Alex Tanguay scored the team's lone goal during Monday's loss to Washington.
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Impact
He also had four shots on goal. Tanguay now has 13 goals and 28 points through 41 games this season.
Avalanche goalie Semyon Varlamov allowed three goals, but still turned in a solid fantasy day. | 01/10/2015 6:36 PM
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Avalanche goalie Semyon Varlamov allowed three goals, but still turned in a solid fantasy day.
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Impact
Varlamov made 37 saves and picked up the win behind four straight Colorado goals. He is 10-8-5 this season.
Avalanche center Matt Duchene scored a goal and an assist on Saturday. | 01/10/2015 6:31 PM
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Avalanche center Matt Duchene scored a goal and an assist on Saturday.
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Impact
Duchene again led the Avalanche to a victory with an assist on the team's first goal and by scoring the eventual game-winning goal in the third period. Duchene has 11 goals and 15 assists in 42 games this season.
Avalanche right wing Jarome Iginla scored two goals Thursday night to raise his total to a team-leading 12. | 01/09/2015 10:17 AM
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Avalanche right wing Jarome Iginla scored two goals Thursday night to raise his total to a team-leading 12.
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Impact
He now has 27 points through 41games. Iginla is still worthy of a roster spot, even if he is not the player that he used to be.
Avalanche center Nathan MacKinnon scored a goal and an assist in Tuesday's, 2-0, victory over the Blackhawks. | 01/07/2015 9:38 AM
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Avalanche center Nathan MacKinnon scored a goal and an assist in Tuesday's, 2-0, victory over the Blackhawks.
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Impact
MacKinnon scored just 53 seconds into the game, and then assisted Maxime Talbot's score only 24 seconds later. That was all Colorado would need as Sergei Varlamov was terrific. MacKinnon has seven goals and 17 assists in what has been a very disappointing second season.
Avalanche goalie Semyon Varlamov had an incredible fantasy night on Tuesday. | 01/07/2015 9:35 AM
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Avalanche goalie Semyon Varlamov had an incredible fantasy night on Tuesday.
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Impact
Not only did Varlamov pickup a shutout over one of the hottest teams in the league, he turned aside 54 shots from the Blackhawks. It was much needed because Varlamov has been disappointing with a 8-8-5 record, 2.79 GAA and .918 save percentage.
Avalanche right wing Jarome Iginla scored a goal and had three shots on Sunday night. | 01/04/2015 10:36 PM
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Avalanche right wing Jarome Iginla scored a goal and had three shots on Sunday night.
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Impact
He now has 10 goals and 25 points through 39 games. Iginla is still worthy of a roster spot, even if he is not the player that he used to be.
Avalanche goalie Semyon Varlamov allowed just one goal in his victory on Friday. | 01/03/2015 9:31 AM
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Avalanche goalie Semyon Varlamov allowed just one goal in his victory on Friday.
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Impact
It took overtime and a shootout, but Varlamov captured his seventh victory of the season. He is 7-7-5 with a 2.88 GAA and .914 save percentage. Varlamov made 27 saves on Friday.
Avalanche center Ryan O'Reilly netted the overtime winner Wednesday versus Philadelphia. | 01/01/2015 12:47 PM
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Avalanche center Ryan O'Reilly netted the overtime winner Wednesday versus Philadelphia.
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Impact
He also had three shots on goal and a plus-two rating. It was O'Reilly's seventh goal of the season, and he now has 21 points through 37 games.
Avalanche center Nathan MacKinnon scored a goal on Saturday. | 12/28/2014 10:18 AM
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Avalanche center Nathan MacKinnon scored a goal on Saturday.
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Impact
MacKinnon has not lived up to his hype this season. In his second season, the 19-year-old has six goals and 16 assists in 35 games. He also has a minus-nine rating. Hopefully he can turn it around soon.
Avalanche goalie Semyon Varlamov (groin) is expected to start Tuesday. | 12/23/2014 4:18 PM
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Avalanche goalie Semyon Varlamov (groin) is expected to start Tuesday.
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Impact
Calvin Pickard has played well in his absence (6-5-2, 2.06 GAA, .939 SV%) and is expected to stay with the team. Varlamov is 4-6-5 with a 3.22 GAA and .909 save percentage.
Avalanche goalie Calvin Pickard allowed one goal in Saturday's victory against Buffalo. | 12/20/2014 9:37 PM
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Avalanche goalie Calvin Pickard allowed one goal in Saturday's victory against Buffalo.
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Impact
He stopped 28-of-29 shots on goal and is now 5-5-2 overall. He is not a recommended option.
Avalanche defenseman Erik Johnson recorded two points during Saturday's win over the Sabres. | 12/20/2014 9:35 PM
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Avalanche defenseman Erik Johnson recorded two points during Saturday's win over the Sabres.
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Impact
He had a goal and an assist, along with two shots and a plus-two rating. Johnson now has seven goals and 17 points through 31 games.
Avalanche goalie Calvin Pickard had a tremendous game on Thursday, but it still wasn't enough. | 12/18/2014 9:40 PM
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Avalanche goalie Calvin Pickard had a tremendous game on Thursday, but it still wasn't enough.
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Impact
Pickard made 47 saves and helped the Avalanche force overtime in Pittsburgh. The Penguins were knocking on the doorstep for most of the third period and finally broke through in overtime. Pickard is 4-6-1 this season.
Avalanche defenseman Erik Johnson scored a pair of goals in Saturday's loss to the Blues. | 12/14/2014 10:33 AM
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Avalanche defenseman Erik Johnson scored a pair of goals in Saturday's loss to the Blues.
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Impact
Johnson registered a power-play goal in the first period and then scored again on even strength in the second period. He has six goals and nine assists in 29 games this season.
Avalanche goalie Calvin Pickard played very well in place of the injured Semyon Varlamov on Tuesday. | 12/10/2014 9:43 AM
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Avalanche goalie Calvin Pickard played very well in place of the injured Semyon Varlamov on Tuesday.
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Impact
Pickard, however, still lost as Predators goalie and top Vezina trophy candidate Pekka Rinne posted a shutout. Pickard allowed on goal on 34 shots. Nashville won, 3-0, as they added two empty-net goals in the final two minutes. Pickard is worth adding in standard leagues.
Avalanche goalie Calvin Pickard will start on Tuesday. | 12/09/2014 5:06 PM
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Avalanche goalie Calvin Pickard will start on Tuesday.
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Impact
Pickard has been decent this season, mostly filling in for the injured Semyon Varlamov. Pickard has a 2.49 GAA and .922 save percentage this season.
Avalanche goalie Semyon Varlamov is dealing with another groin injury and is out. | 12/08/2014 4:07 PM
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Avalanche goalie Semyon Varlamov is dealing with another groin injury and is out.
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Impact
Varlamov has played 15 games this season, going 4-6-5 with a 3.22 GAA and .909 save percentage. Backup Reto Berra should get plenty of work and expect Calvin Pickard to return to the big club.
Avalanche right wing Jarome Iginla scored his team's only goals in Friday's loss. | 12/05/2014 10:48 PM
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Avalanche right wing Jarome Iginla scored his team's only goals in Friday's loss.
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Impact
Iginla scored his fifth and sixth goals of the season, but Colorado lost to Winnipeg, 6-2. Iginla was minus-two despite the two goals. He has 11 assists to go with the six goals in 27 games this season.
Avalanche left wing Alex Tanguay had three points against the Stars on Saturday. | 11/30/2014 10:12 AM
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Avalanche left wing Alex Tanguay had three points against the Stars on Saturday.
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Impact
Tanguay scored a goal and two assists versus Dallas with five shots. He now has eight goals and seven assists in 22 games this season.
Avalanche goalie Calvin Pickard played well again on Saturday. | 11/30/2014 10:08 AM
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Avalanche goalie Calvin Pickard played well again on Saturday.
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Impact
Pickard made 22 saves on 24 shots to post a .917 save percentage, which is actually his lowest this month. Since taking over the starting role when Semyon Varlamov went down with an injury, Pickard is 3-1-0 with a .955 save percentage and a 1.41 GAA.
Avalanche goalie Calvin Pickard faced 45 shots in Wednesday's loss to the Kings. | 11/27/2014 11:17 AM
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Avalanche goalie Calvin Pickard faced 45 shots in Wednesday's loss to the Kings.
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Impact
He stopped 42 of them, but it wasn't enough. Pickard is now 2-3-0 with a 2.24 GAA and .933 save percentage. He is not an option for owners.
Avalanche goalie Calvin Pickard came in relief of Reto Berra, and earned a victory Tuesday against the Coyotes. | 11/26/2014 10:00 AM
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Avalanche goalie Calvin Pickard came in relief of Reto Berra, and earned a victory Tuesday against the Coyotes.
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Impact
Does this sound familiar? This is the second time in four days that Berra was awful to start a game, and Berra came on to lead Colorado to victory. Berra allowed three goals on eight shots while Pickard did not yield a single goal on 25 shots. Pickard is the goalie to own until Semyon Varlamov returns.
Avalanche goalie Calvin Pickard came in relief of Reto Berra, and earned a victory Tuesday against the Coyotes. | 11/26/2014 10:00 AM
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Avalanche goalie Calvin Pickard came in relief of Reto Berra, and earned a victory Tuesday against the Coyotes.
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Impact
Does this sound familiar? This is the second time in four days that Berra was awful to start a game, and Pickard came on to lead Colorado to victory. Berra allowed three goals on eight shots while Pickard did not yield a single goal on 25 shots. Pickard is the goalie to own until Semyon Varlamov returns.
Avalanche left wing Gabriel Landeskog scored twice to rally Colorado from three goals behind and beat the Coyotes, 4-3, on Tuesday. | 11/26/2014 9:55 AM
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Avalanche left wing Gabriel Landeskog scored twice to rally Colorado from three goals behind and beat the Coyotes, 4-3, on Tuesday.
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Impact
Landeskog scored towards the beginning of the second period to jump start the Avalanche. He scored again less than two minutes into the third period, and Matt Duchene tied the game minutes later. Colorado won in overtime on Daniel Briere's goal. Landeskog has six goals and six assists this season.
Avalanche goalie Calvin Pickard came in relief of Reto Berra, and earned a victory Saturday versus Carolina. | 11/23/2014 10:28 AM
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Avalanche goalie Calvin Pickard came in relief of Reto Berra, and earned a victory Saturday versus Carolina.
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Impact
Berra allowed three goals on 10 shots, before being lifted for Pickard. It was a good move by coach Patrick Roy, as Pickard stopped all 17 shots on goal, to pick up his first win of the season. Owners should leave him on the waiver wire, but it was a nice win nevertheless.
Avalanche center Nathan MacKinnon recorded three assists in Saturday's win against Carolina. | 11/23/2014 10:25 AM
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Avalanche center Nathan MacKinnon recorded three assists in Saturday's win against Carolina.
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Impact
He now has 16 points through 21 games, which is solid. However, MacKinnon's -6 rating this season, should worry fantasy owners.
Avalanche right wing Jarome Iginla had a solid game during Saturday's victory over the Hurricanes. | 11/23/2014 10:23 AM
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Avalanche right wing Jarome Iginla had a solid game during Saturday's victory over the Hurricanes.
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Impact
He had one goal and one assist, along with two shots on goal and a +2 rating on the night. Owners are hoping this game gets Iginla going, because he has just three goals and 12 points through 21 games. We expect him to get on a hot streak rather soon.
Avalanche center Matt Duchene scored a goal and finished plus-one on Saturday. | 11/15/2014 10:39 PM
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Avalanche center Matt Duchene scored a goal and finished plus-one on Saturday.
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Impact
Duchene has six goals and seven assists with a minus-one rating this season. Colorado won, 3-2, on Saturday for its second straight game, so perhaps the Avalanche get rolling now. They have struggled out of the gate.
Avalanche goalie Semyon Varlamov made 23 saves to win his second straight game. | 11/15/2014 10:33 PM
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Avalanche goalie Semyon Varlamov made 23 saves to win his second straight game.
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Impact
Varlamov and the Avalanche have had a very slow start to the season, but in the lost two games, Varlamov has 53 saves and a 2.5 GAA in two victories. He is 4-5-4 this season.
Avalanche goalie Semyon Varlamov earned a victory, in Thursday's shootout win against the Rangers. | 11/13/2014 9:54 PM
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Avalanche goalie Semyon Varlamov earned a victory, in Thursday's shootout win against the Rangers.
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Impact
He stopped 30-of-33 shots on goal, and is now 3-5-4 on the season. Look for Varlamov to finally get going.
Avalanche center Matt Duchene recorded two points on Thursday. | 11/13/2014 9:50 PM
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Avalanche center Matt Duchene recorded two points on Thursday.
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Impact
He had a goal and an assist, along with a +1 rating on the night. Duchene now has 12 points on the season, but is -2 in 2014-15 as well.
Avalanche goalie Semyon Varlamov continues to struggle this season. | 11/11/2014 9:56 PM
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Avalanche goalie Semyon Varlamov continues to struggle this season.
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Impact
Ranked one of the top 10 goalies prior to fantasy drafts, Varlamov has been a big disappointment. He is 2-5-4 this season and has not won since Oct. 30. Ironically, that was a 5-0 victory over the Islanders. New York shut out the Avalanche in the rematch on Tuesday, 6-0.
Colorado forward Maxime Talbot had a solid game in Saturday's loss to Philadelphia. | 11/09/2014 10:38 AM
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Colorado forward Maxime Talbot had a solid game in Saturday's loss to Philadelphia.
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Impact
He had a goal and an assist against his former team, but should not be considered a relevant option moving forward, as Talbot has only four points on the season.
Avalanche left wing Alex Tanguay scored his team-high sixth goal in Saturday's loss to the Flyers. | 11/08/2014 9:47 PM
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Avalanche left wing Alex Tanguay scored his team-high sixth goal in Saturday's loss to the Flyers.
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Impact
He was also +1 on the night, and now has nine total points on the season.
Avalanche goalie Semyon Varlamov allowed five goals in Tuesday's loss to Vancouver. | 11/05/2014 9:10 AM
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Avalanche goalie Semyon Varlamov allowed five goals in Tuesday's loss to Vancouver.
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Impact
He did make 32 saves, but it was not nearly enough as Colorado fell 5-2. Varlamov is now 2-4-4 with a 2.75 GAA and .925 save percentage.
Avalanche center Nathan MacKinnon scored a goal and an assist on Saturday. | 11/02/2014 11:00 AM
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Avalanche center Nathan MacKinnon scored a goal and an assist on Saturday.
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Impact
MacKinnon has three goals and five assists in the first 12 games this season, but he is minus-five.
Avalanche left wing Gabriel Landeskog scored and posted a plus-one rating on Tuesday against the Sharks. | 10/29/2014 10:44 AM
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Avalanche left wing Gabriel Landeskog scored and posted a plus-one rating on Tuesday against the Sharks.
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Impact
Landeskog scored early in the third period to give Colorado a, 2-1, lead. San Jose tied it minutes later and won in a shoot out. Landeskog had five shots on net.
Avalanche goalie Semyon Varlamov made 49 saves against the Sharks on Tuesday but lost. | 10/29/2014 10:40 AM
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Avalanche goalie Semyon Varlamov made 49 saves against the Sharks on Tuesday but lost.
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Impact
Varlamov and the Avalanche were clinging to a 2-1 lead when Logan Couture scored in the third period to tie the game. The Sharks won in a shoot out, 3-2. Despite the loss, Varlamov posted a .961 save percentage.
Avalanche defenseman Tyson Barrie had three assists on Friday against the Canucks. | 10/25/2014 11:05 AM
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Avalanche defenseman Tyson Barrie had three assists on Friday against the Canucks.
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Impact
Barrie has a bad plus-minus to start the season at minus-seven but he has six points after the outburst on Friday.
Avalanche center Matt Duchene scored his third goal of the season on Friday in Colorado's rout of Voncouver, 7-3. | 10/25/2014 11:05 AM
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Avalanche center Matt Duchene scored his third goal of the season on Friday in Colorado's rout of Voncouver, 7-3.
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Impact
Duchene also had two assists and a plus-two rating on Friday. Duchene had six shots on goal as well.
Avalanche goalie Semyon Varlamov returned to action on Friday and allowed three goals on 29 shots. | 10/25/2014 11:04 AM
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Avalanche goalie Semyon Varlamov returned to action on Friday and allowed three goals on 29 shots.
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Impact
He was less than stellar again, but Varlamov won the game behind seven Avalanche goals. It is safe to plug him back into your lineup.
Avalanche goalie Semyon Varlamov returned to action on Friday and allowed three goals on 29 shots. | 10/25/2014 11:03 AM
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Avalanche goalie Semyon Varlamov returned to action on Friday and allowed three goals on 29 shots.
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Impact
He was less than stellar again, but Varlamov won the game behind seven Avalanche goals. It is safe to plug him back into your lineup.
Avalanche defenseman Tyson Barrie had three assists on Friday against the Canucks. | 10/25/2014 11:02 AM
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Avalanche defenseman Tyson Barrie had three assists on Friday against the Canucks.
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Impact
Barrie has a bad plus-minus to start the season at minus-seven but he has six points after the outburst on Friday.
Avalanche center Matt Duchene scored his third goal of the season on Friday in Colorado's rout of Voncouver, 7-3. | 10/25/2014 10:56 AM
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Avalanche center Matt Duchene scored his third goal of the season on Friday in Colorado's rout of Voncouver, 7-3.
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Impact
Duchene also had two assists and a plus-two rating on Friday. Duchene had six shots on goal as well.
Avalanche right wing Jarome Iginla scored two goals on Friday against the Canucks. | 10/25/2014 10:52 AM
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Avalanche right wing Jarome Iginla scored two goals on Friday against the Canucks.
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Impact
Iginla had been held scoreless for the season until Friday. He scored early in the first period and then added a seventh Colorado goal with less than a minute left in the game. In addition to two goals, Iginla had an assist, plus-three rating and five shots on goal.
Avalanche goalie Semyon Varlamov has been activated from the IR and is ready to play Friday against the Canucks according to the Denver Post. | 10/24/2014 5:43 PM
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Avalanche goalie Semyon Varlamov has been activated from the IR and is ready to play Friday against the Canucks according to the Denver Post.
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Impact
Colorado is off to a really slow start and Varlamov's performance is part of that. He is 0-2-1 with a .910 save percentage and a 3.80 GAA. His numbers can do nothing but go up, though, there are doubts are to whether he can repeat his stellar numbers from last season.
Avalanche right wing Jarome Iginla is still looking for his first goal of the season. | 10/22/2014 10:05 AM
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Avalanche right wing Jarome Iginla is still looking for his first goal of the season.
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Impact
He assisted on Alex Tanguay's third goal of the season, but has been unable to light the lamp as a member of Colorado. Iginla has four assists now, and owners should not panic yet, as he is bound to start putting the puck in the back of the net soon.
Avalanche center Matt Duchene scored his second goal of the season, but Colorado ultimately lost to Montreal, 3-2, on Saturday. | 10/18/2014 10:04 PM
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Avalanche center Matt Duchene scored his second goal of the season, but Colorado ultimately lost to Montreal, 3-2, on Saturday.
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Impact
Duchene scored a tip-in goal off a Jarome Iginla shot at the 17:29 mark of the third period. The goal cut the Montreal lead to just one, but Colorado could not muster another score. With the loss, the Avalance dropped to 1-4-1 on the season.
Avalanche goalie Calvin Pickard will start in goal against the Canadiens on Saturday evening. | 10/18/2014 2:30 PM
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Avalanche goalie Calvin Pickard will start in goal against the Canadiens on Saturday evening.
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Impact
Both Semyon Varlamov and Reto Berra are banged up, paving the way for Pickard to get the nod. However, Pickard will likely not see many more starts after this one, meaning he can be left on waivers.
Canadiens right wing P.A. Parenteau scored his first two goals as a Canadien. | 10/16/2014 10:34 PM
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Canadiens right wing P.A. Parenteau scored his first two goals as a Canadien.
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Impact
The second goal was an empty net, power-play goal. Parenteau also had 5 shots on goal, but a -1 rating on the night. He is looking to get to the 30-goal mark, yet again.
Avalanche center Nathan MacKinnon had two assists and seven shots on goal in Thursday's loss to Ottawa. | 10/16/2014 10:21 PM
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Avalanche center Nathan MacKinnon had two assists and seven shots on goal in Thursday's loss to Ottawa.
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Impact
Owners are hoping this game gets him going, as MacKinnon had only one point coming into Thursday. There is no need to worry however, as he is a stud of a player.
Avalanche goalie Semyon Varlamov is dealing with a groin strain and will be a game-time decision, according to a Denver Post report. UPDATE: Varlamov has been placed on injured reserve, and should be considered day-to-day. | 10/16/2014 6:01 PM
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Avalanche goalie Semyon Varlamov is dealing with a groin strain and will be a game-time decision, according to a Denver Post report. UPDATE: Varlamov has been placed on injured reserve, and should be considered day-to-day.
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Impact
Coach Patrick Roy will likely error on the side of caution. Backup goalie Reto Berra was excellent Monday stopping 27-of-28 shots and is a viable option for fantasy owners.
Avalanche goalie Semyon Varlamov is dealing with a groin strain and will be a game-time decision, according to a Denver Post report. | 10/16/2014 2:55 PM
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Avalanche goalie Semyon Varlamov is dealing with a groin strain and will be a game-time decision, according to a Denver Post report.
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Impact
Coach Patrick Roy will likely error on the side of caution. Backup goalie Reto Berra was excellent Monday stopping 27-of-28 shots and is a viable option for fantasy owners.
Avalanche right wing Jarome Iginla had two assists and four penalty minutes on Tuesday against the Maple Leafs. | 10/14/2014 10:36 PM
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Avalanche right wing Jarome Iginla had two assists and four penalty minutes on Tuesday against the Maple Leafs.
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Impact
Iginla also had a plus-one rating and one hit.
Avalanche goalie Reto Berra saved 27-of-28 opportunities in a, 2-1, victory over the Bruins on Columbus Day. | 10/13/2014 4:22 PM
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Avalanche goalie Reto Berra saved 27-of-28 opportunities in a, 2-1, victory over the Bruins on Columbus Day.
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Impact
Berra only allowed a power play goal. He could be a solid backup this season, playing behind starter Semyon Valamov.

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