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Fast Start Leads Avalanche Past Stars

Colorado wins its first game of the preseason

by Ron Knabenbauer @RonKnab / ColoradoAvalanche.com

DENVER--The Colorado Avalanche scored three times on its first three shots Thursday night and defeated the Dallas Stars 5-1 at Pepsi Center to win its first preseason game of the 2017-18 campaign.

David Warsofsky, Sven Andrighetto and Sergei Boikov registered markers in the first 5:09 of the game to give Colorado a 3-0 advantage after the first period. The Avalanche also received goals from Alexander Kerfoot on a power play at 2:47 of the second period and Matt Duchene at 5:56 of the third. 

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More Avs Vets To Dress Against Stars

Semyon Varlamov expected to get the start

by Ron Knabenbauer @RonKnab / ColoradoAvalanche.com

Colorado Avalanche head coach Jared Bednar said the team will ice a more veteran lineup for Thursday's preseason outing against the Dallas Stars, and it looks as if he's following through.

The Avs will dress eight players that played regularly in the NHL last season and another 13 skaters who have played at least one game in the league. Among those that will play for Colorado are Matt Duchene, Gabriel Landeskog, J.T. Compher, Sven Andrighetto and goaltender Semyon Varlamov.

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Avalanche Hosts Stars In Preseason Action

Colorado set to play its second of six preseason contests

by Ron Knabenbauer @RonKnab / ColoradoAvalanche.com

The Colorado Avalanche continues its preseason on Thursday as the club hosts the Dallas Stars at Pepsi Center for a 7 p.m. MT game.

This will be Colorado's second contest of the exhibition slate and the first of two against its Central-Division rivals. The Avs and Stars will meet on Sept. 25 in Dallas, the final of three games in three days for Colorado.

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Avalanche Reassigns Three Players

Training Camp roster reduced to 48

by Colorado Avalanche @Avalanche / ColoradoAvalanche.com

The Colorado Avalanche hockey club announced Wednesday that the team has reassigned three players.

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Avalanche Falls To Golden Knights In Preseason Game 1

Nathan MacKinnon scored for Colorado

by Ron Knabenbauer @RonKnab / ColoradoAvalanche.com

DENVER--The Colorado Avalanche began its preseason slate on Tuesday with a 4-1 loss to the Vegas Golden Knight at Pepsi Center.

Vegas scored two, 5-on-3 goals in the opening period and had a 3-0 edge on the scoreboard at the first intermission.

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Rookies To Get Taste Of NHL In Avs Preseason Opener

Colorado will ice a team against Vegas full of youth and experience

by Ron Knabenbauer @RonKnab / ColoradoAvalanche.com

Several Colorado Avalanche rookies and prospects will get to see what NHL action is all about tonight as the team opens the preseason at home against the Vegas Golden Knights.

It will be the first-ever NHL preseason contest for five players, including forward Alexander Kerfoot, who signed with Colorado as a college free agent out of Harvard University on Aug. 24.

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Colorado Begins Preseason Against Vegas

The Avalanche meet the Golden Knights in a game televised on Altitude and NHL Network

by Ron Knabenbauer @RonKnab / ColoradoAvalanche.com

The Colorado Avalanche opens its 2017-18 preseason schedule on Tuesday as the club takes on the Vegas Golden Knights at Pepsi Center at 7 p.m. MT.

Goaltender Spencer Martin will get the start for the Avalanche after making of 10-of-11 saves in 31:09 of action in the team's Burgundy/White intrasquad scrimmage on Sunday.

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Avalanche Launches New Video App With DeskSite

New HD "Big Screen" video platform delivers exclusive Avalanche content on-demand to desktops, laptops and tablets

by Colorado Avalanche @Avalanche / ColoradoAvalanche.com

The Colorado Avalanche are the most recent NHL team to partner with DeskSite, officially launching the Avalanche DeskSite, a new, interactive video app that proactively delivers premium, high-definition video content on-demand to fans - for free.

Fans can download the Avalanche DeskSite at www.AvalancheDeskSite.com.

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Banged-Up Avs Begin To Get Healthy

Defenseman Mark Barberio returned to the ice on Monday

by Ron Knabenbauer @RonKnab / ColoradoAvalanche.com

CENTENNIAL, Colo.--It was the first day of practice for Mark Barberio on Monday after the defenseman missed the first two days of Colorado Avalanche training camp with a minor upper-body injury.

"It was great; no one wants to be sitting out and watching your teammates practice and work hard out there," Barberio said of returning to the ice. "It's tough, even if it's for a few days, it's not easy being on the sidelines. It is just nice to get out there and work hard with those guys."

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Avalanche Reassigns Five Players

Training camp roster reduced to 51

by Colorado Avalanche @Avalanche / ColoradoAvalanche.com

The Colorado Avalanche hockey club announced Monday that the team has reassigned five players.

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