Matt Duchene

Colorado Avalance: High-powered offense has team relevant again

After enduring one of the worst season’s of the cap era, the Colorado Avalanche are using a high-flying offense to put themselves right back in the …

Colorado Avalanche

Gaudreau Leads the Way for the League’s Second Hottest Trio

This week we’ll take a look at how some lines have been performing in the past 10 games. From the most productive trios to those we expect more from …

Johnny Gaudreau

Avalanche teenage defenseman Sam Girard happy to be booted from team hotel

Teenage defenseman Sam Girard took the call from Avalanche general manager Joe Sakic late Saturday night in Nashville, where Colorado had just played …

Denver

Rumor Roundup: Canadiens’ struggles spark speculation about Price, Pacioretty

The Canadiens’ offensive woes, defensive difficulties and disappointing record have some considering a possible reset, rebuild or retool in Montreal. …

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Quarter-mark superlatives: Golden Knights surprise, while Sidney Crosby struggles

The NHL 2017-18 season has reached its quarter mark. Nikita Kucherov is on pace for 70 goals, the New Jersey Devils are leading their division and an …

Nico Hischier

Eric Stephens’ NHL power rankings (Nov. 20, 2017)

There was movement aplenty about the power rankings as we enter the season where the contenders begin to separate themselves from the pretenders.<p>As …

Alex DeBrincat

Blue Jackets are trending up

NBC Sports<i>•</i><p>A couple of weeks ago, PHT’s Adam Gretz hit the nail on the head in stating that the Columbus Blue Jackets “are not going away.”<p>Still, for …

John Tortorella

Jan Levine - Where the Rangers sit now and what should they do moving forward

The Rangers have an extra day off between games, as they face Carolina on the road Wednesday. Sunday’s win over Ottawa further tightened the Metro …

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NHL Power Rankings: Penguins, Predators climb but Maple Leafs hottest of all - CBSSports.com

The Lightning stay on top as other teams begin to catch fire<p>The Tampa Bay Lightning are still on top, but there's been plenty of shuffling across the …

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Fantasy Fix: Dylan Larkin Superb, Matt Duchene Struggling

– Your Weekly Fantasy Hockey Breakdown<p>Each Monday, we’ll take a look at the past week in fantasy hockey. Specifically, we’ll dive into which players …

Roman Josi

Duchene stays positive, Turris is rolling, Hitchcock preaches honesty

WASHINGTON — Matt Duchene insists he’s not getting inside his own head, twisting himself into mental knots because of what the numbers say.<p>After five …

Canadian News

Colorado Avalanche Are Finally Free From Distraction

DENVER, CO - NOVEMBER 16: A fan of the Colorado Avalanche cheers during the game against the Washington Capitals at the Pepsi Center on November 16, …

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NHL Power Rankings: Lightning keep top spot, surging Leafs on the rise

<i>theScore's NHL Power Rankings are published every other Monday. Our fourth installment is put together by editors Josh Gold-Smith, Ian McLaren, and</i> …

Sports

How much could Rasmus Dahlin help your struggling team?

The top-ranked player in the 2018 draft is a sizzling puckmoving defenseman. We look at how quickly he could fill the holes of five franchises<p>As I …

Leon Draisaitl

Boucher mixes and matches but can’t find winning forward trio

“I tried different things,” said Boucher. “In the second period, I thought we were lacking a little bit of jump and I just tried to create some …

Canadian News

Senators on the road in search of the winning formula

NEW YORK – Perhaps the Ottawa Senators were in the right place at the right time Monday.<p>Black Friday is, after all, just around the corner and the …

Canadian News

Henrik Lundqvist comes up big to halt Rangers’ losing streak

This took a bit of grit and guts, and it turns out the Rangers had it.<p>The Blueshirts were able to grind their way to a 3-0 victory against the …

Henrik Lundqvist

NHL Rumors: Sharks, Maple Leafs, Flames and Canadiens

<b>On the San Jose Sharks …</b><p><b>Kevin Kurz</b>: “I know everyone is pining for an upgrade to the forward group, but this looks like a much bigger problem than …

James van Riemsdyk

Montreal Canadiens: Marc Bergevin needs to make a trade

MONTREAL, QC – NOVEMBER 17: Montreal Canadiens (Photo by Francois Laplante/FreestylePhoto/Getty Images)<p>The Montreal Canadiens haven’t played well …

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Montreal Canadiens: is Bergevin planning for a future trade?

There’s no question that the Montreal Canadiens are struggling this season. But has Marc Bergevin been pushing it lately?<p>It’s true that being patient …

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Avalanche at Red Wings: Detroit’s new building a real beauty

DETROIT — The Avalanche arrived in Detroit around 2 a.m. Sunday after playing Saturday night in Nashville. The Avs, who lost 5-2 at Bridgestone …

Denver

NHL Eastern Conference: Five things you need to know (November 19 2017)

1.) Auston Matthews is BACK<p>Oh, how we’ve missed the exciting and electric play style of young Toronto phenom Auston Matthews.<p>His team was perfect in …

Auston Matthews

7 Facts to Know for Rangers-Senators

1 Playoff Rematch<p>This will be the first meeting since these teams met in the postseason last spring, with the Senators edging the <b>Rangers</b> in a …

Kevin Shattenkirk

This is the Avalanche rebuild you have been waiting for

• Facebook<br>• Email<p>When the Colorado Avalanche ripped off the band-aid with their trade of Matt Duchene, it revealed the scarring of a scab too frequently …

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NHL Comic captions volume 12: Week 6 of 2017/18 season

Have you ever looked at a sports photo and thought of a funny caption? I have, and here’s a collection of some. If you enjoy this one, leave us a …

Rick Tocchet

Columbus Blue Jackets: 3 Winnable Games Ahead This Week

OTTAWA, ON - MARCH 04:Ottawa Senators Goalie Craig Anderson (41) looks around Columbus Blue Jackets Winger Nick Foligno (71) who's providing the …

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Warrenspiece: On missing Zack Smith, dressing Nick Paul and forgetting Saturday

When Smith does return to the lineup, he might just be the ideal linemate for Matt Duchene and Bobby Ryan.<p>Whenever there’s talk about the scoring …

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NHL Power Rankings: Bubble starting to burst for Cinderella teams

The bubble is beginning to burst for some of the Cinderella teams out of the starting gate around the NHL. The Kings have lost four games in a row …

Alex DeBrincat

Five thoughts on the Avalanche at the quarter-pole

• Facebook<br>• Email<p>I used to have to write these “thoughts on the Avs at the quarter-pole, the halfway mark, the three-quarters pole and final season …

Denver

NHL Rumor Mill – November 18, 2017

<b>Latest on Carey Price and Erik Gudbranson plus latest on the Sharks in your NHL rumor mill.</b><p><b>PRICE’S TRADE VALUE</b><p><b>THE HOCKEY NEWS: During an “Ask Me</b> …

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