Semyon Varlamov

Jets receiver Robby Anderson faces nine charges after arrest

New York Jets wide receiver Robby Anderson was arrested early Friday morning and faces nine charges, including reckless driving, eluding police, resisting arrest and harm to a public servant or family, USA TODAY Sports confirmed through Broward (Fla.) County jail records.<p>The New York Jets said in a …

Crime

Colorado Avalanche extend win streak to eight with 5-3 victory over San Jose

In an intense, penalty filled contest the Colorado Avalanche win their eighth straight and are looking for moreNothing can stop the Colorado …

Ice Hockey

Fantasy hockey forecaster: Jan. 22-28

Those in weekly transaction leagues will be limited to looking at this week's Forecaster with a detached acceptance. Standard ESPN leagues that set …

Carter Hutton

Avs Look To Finish Homestand Strong

"We have been doing a good job at home," Colorado head coach Jared Bednar said after the team's practice at Family Sports Center on Friday. "We …

Ice Hockey

Changing the way Denver does sports

Email<p>Print<p>Some postgame audio here, from the Avs' Jonathan Bernier, plus I'll post the Jared Bednar postgame presser from Periscope. I know Bednar …

Nathan MacKinnon

Who are the top goaltending targets at the NHL trade deadline?

The goaltending market tends to be thin at the deadline, but the options may be further limited with a pair of backups putting up No. 1-esque …

Ice Hockey

Colorado Avalanche Youth Still Learning the Ropes

DENVER, CO - JANUARY 18: Melker Karlsson<p>Though the Colorado Avalanche are in the midst of an historic eight-game winning steak, the youngsters still …

Ice Hockey

Woody Paige: Young Avalanche, powered by Nate MacKinnon, could ride win streak to playoffs

The Avs have morphed into The Roaring Twenties.<p>The Avalanche is fire on ice, the hottest team in the NHL.<p>The Avs haven’t lost a game in 2018, have …

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Bernier coming up big during Avs' 8-game win streak

Jonathan Bernier is brilliantly backstopping the Colorado Avalanche to many a victory of late.<p>Last season's last-place club extended its win streak …

Ice Hockey

3 things we learned in the NHL: Avalanche stay perfect in 2018

The Avs are doing just fine without Semyon Varlamov, it doesn’t matter who’s in net for the Bruins right now and a veteran shows that old can be …

Ice Hockey

Sharks fall to streaking Colorado

DENVER — The Colorado Avalanche looked unstoppable early and shaky down the stretch in nearly blowing a big lead.<p>Bottom line: The streak is alive.<p>Nathan MacKinnon scored twice during a 58-second span in the first period, Matt Nieto added a late insurance goal and the Avalanche won their eighth …

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8 goalies to potentially replace injured Blackhawk Corey Crawford

With 50 points through 45 games, the Chicago Blackhawks are 12th in the Western Conference and three points out of a playoff spot. It’s not a place …

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Bruins' improved defensive play among reasons for climb in standings

With the season past its midway point, I thought it would be a good time to look at some of the teams that have picked up their play recently.<p>The …

Mathew Barzal

Lunch Special: Colorado Avalanche live chat with Mike Chambers

Want to chat about the red-hot Colorado Avalanche? The Denver Post’s Mike Chambers is taking your questions at noon in a live chat.<p>Mobile users, …

Denver

Sharks Present Tough Test As Avs Skate For Eight

"I think there is a much bigger calm on the team right now. We can play comfortable in every situation," said Avalanche defenseman Anton Lindholm. …

Gabriel Landeskog

Colorado Avalanche Want to Keep Streak Alive Against Sharks

DENVER, CO - JANUARY 23: Blake Comeau<p>The Colorado Avalanche look to keep their seven-game winning streak alive as they host the San Jose Sharks …

Ice Hockey

Finding Fantasy Value: Beauvillier making most of opportunity

The differences aren’t as pronounced as last week, but there are still some teams finishing bye weeks at the time of this writing. However, the …

Ice Hockey

Snapshot: Bruins take over top spot

The Boston Bruins have taken over top spot in this week’s edition of Snapshot, ahead of the Tampa Bay Lightning and Vegas Golden Knights.<p>While Boston …

Ice Hockey

Super 16: Sharks return to top 10

The Kings, who have lost four in a row, dropped to No. 12. It's the first time they're not in the top 10 since they weren't ranked in the preseason …

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DeBoer's defense of Jones doesn't paint the whole picture

Sharks head coach Peter DeBoer passionately defended goaltender Martin Jones following San Jose's 5-3 loss to the Colorado Avalanche on Thursday …

Ice Hockey

Injury Ward: Crawford Out For Season?

<i>Will Corey Crawford still return this season?</i> This week we have a bunch of updates on notable long-term injuries, as well as a few new arrivals to …

Corey Crawford

It's great for the world, but South Korean coach doesn't really want to play Olympic hockey with the North

<i>Your midday sports snack.</i><p>Toast points<p>• Given Eugenie Bouchard’s recent run of form — before the Australian Open, she’d lost her first match at nine …

Denis Shapovalov

Injuries to key scorers thin out lines for Blue Jackets

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The winter has been cruel to the injury-riddled Columbus Blue Jackets.<p>Three of the team's top forwards and a defenseman went down in December, followed by another key forward this month. Coach John Tortorella has moved players around and patched together lines with help from …

Sports

Red-hot Colorado Avalanche building on excitement at the Pepsi Center

The buzz is back. Avalanche average attendance isn’t where the NHL or the team wants it, but the energy at the Pepsi Center during Colorado’s …

Ice Hockey

Avalanche Starting To Get Healthy

Defenseman Tyson Barrie injured his hand on Dec. 23 against the Arizona Coyotes while forwards Compher and Sven Andrightetto each suffered injuries …

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Ramblings: Jonathan Bernier? (Jan 16)

The Avalanche continue to roll, now winners of seven straight games. Jonathan Bernier has been in net for six in a row, making him impossible to …

Alex Galchenyuk

Statistically Speaking: McDavid, Matthews generate high-quality chances

<i>McDavid and Matthews create high-quality chances; no, really. Tavares, Barzal, Tierney, Bernier and more in Scott Cullen’s Statistically Speaking.</i><p>A …

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Chambers vs. Kiz: Will the Avalanche make the NHL playoffs?

<b>Do the Avs have better than a 50/50 chance of making the NHL playoffs?</b><p><b>Kiz</b>: The buzz is back. In a hockey building, the momentum of something big …

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Kiszla: Nathan MacKinnon and the Avs have made hockey fun again. How it happened might surprise you.

Avalanche star Nathan MacKinnon moves pretty fast. If you don’t stop and look around once in a while, you could miss how Colorado went from the worst …

Nathan MacKinnon

Mired in worst offensive season of career, Spezza made healthy scratch by Stars

Jason Spezza has had a pretty stellar NHL career over the past 15 years. The 2017-18 season, however, has not been one of best.<p>With the veteran …

Phillip Danault