Colorado Avalanche

30-8-3-0
1st in Central Division
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Wed, Jan 26, 2022

11:24pm - Nathan MacKinnon (upper body) will not return to Wednesday's game versus the Bruins, Mike Chambers of The Denver Post reports.

9:49pm - Ryan Murray (upper body) won't play Wednesday versus the Bruins, Peter Baugh of The Athletic reports.

9:11pm - Hunter Miska was promoted to the taxi squad Wednesday, per CapFriendly.

1:10pm - Darcy Kuemper will tend the twine at home versus Boston on Wednesday, Mike Chambers of The Denver Post reports.

Mon, Jan 24, 2022

3:27pm - Ryan Murray (upper body) practiced in a non-contact sweater Monday, Peter Baugh of The Athletic reports, indicating he'll remain unavailable versus Chicago on Monday.

1:19pm - Pavel Francouz will defend the cage Monday in Chicago, Peter Baugh of The Athletic reports.

Sun, Jan 23, 2022

10:13am - Valeri Nichushkin scored a power-play goal and assisted on an even-strength goal in Saturday's 3-2 overtime win over the Canadiens. He added two shots on net, two hits and four blocked shots over 17:00 of ice time.

10:09am - Samuel Girard had a pair of power-play assists and one shot on net in Saturday's 3-2 overtime win over Montreal.

10:01am - Alex Newhook scored a power-play goal along with four shots on net, one hit and one blocked shot in Saturday's 3-2 overtime win over the Canadiens.

Sat, Jan 22, 2022

6:49pm - Ryan Murray (upper body) won't play Saturday versus the Canadiens.

6:40pm - Darcy Kuemper will guard the home goal Saturday versus the Canadiens, Peter Baugh of The Athletic reports.

6:17pm - Valeri Nichushkin has cleared the COVID-19 protocols and will play Saturday versus the Canadiens, Mike Chambers of The Denver Post reports.

Fri, Jan 21, 2022

6:24am - Mikhail Maltsev had two shots on goal and five hits in Thursday's 4-1 win over Los Angeles.

6:13am - Logan O'Connor had an assist, three shots on net, three blocked shots and two penalty minutes in Thursday's 4-1 win over the Kings.

6:08am - J.T. Compher had an assist, one shot on net and two blocked shots in Thursday's 4-1 win over the Kings.

6:00am - Kiefer Sherwood scored a goal on one shot and added a hit over 7:04 of ice time in Thursday's 4-1 win over Los Angeles.

5:52am - Devon Toews scored a goal on two shots in Thursday's 4-1 win over the Kings. He added three hits, two blocked shot and two penalty minutes.

Thu, Jan 20, 2022

9:15pm - Ryan Murray (upper body) won't return versus the Kings on Thursday.

8:48am - Kurtis MacDermid had one shot on goal and a five-minute fighting major in Wednesday's 2-0 win over the Ducks.

Wed, Jan 19, 2022

9:51pm - Bowen Byram (head) remains out of the lineup Wednesday versus the Ducks.

9:49pm - Ryan Murray (upper body) is not ready to return Wednesday versus the Ducks.

12:53pm - Darcy Kuemper (head) will be between the pipes for Thursday's road clash with the Kings, Adrian Dater of ColoradoHockeyNow.com reports.

10:39am - Pavel Francouz will be in net for Wednesday's game in Anaheim, Conor McGahey of Altitude Sports reports.

Tue, Jan 18, 2022

10:25pm - Jacob MacDonald (undisclosed) was transferred to long-term injured reserve Tuesday, per CapFriendly.

8:37pm - Darren Helm (lower body) was placed on injured reserve Monday, per CapFriendly.

8:13am - Logan O'Connor had one shot on goal and two hits in Monday's 4-3 shootout win over the Wild.

8:05am - Kiefer Sherwood had one hit and one block over 5:22 of ice time in Monday's 4-3 shootout win over Minnesota.

8:02am - Gabriel Landeskog had an assist, one hit and one blocked shot in Monday's 4-3 shootout win over the Wild.

7:55am - Andre Burakovsky had an assist, three shots on net and two hits in Monday's 4-3 shootout win over Minnesota.

7:51am - Samuel Girard had an assist and one blocked shot in Monday's 4-3 shootout win over the Wild.

7:47am - Alex Newhook scored a goal on four shots to go along with one hit and two blocked shots in Monday's 4-3 shootout win over the Wild.

7:42am - Cale Makar had a power-play assist, six shots on net and two blocked shots in Monday's 4-3 overtime win over Minnesota.

Mon, Jan 17, 2022

11:52pm - Mikko Rantanen scored a power-play goal and added an even-strength assist before snapping home the only successful shootout attempt by either team in Monday's 4-3 win over the Wild.

11:46pm - Nathan MacKinnon scored an even-strength goal and added a power-play assist in Monday's 4-3 shootout win over the Wild.

11:41pm - Pavel Francouz stopped 25 of 27 shots in regulation and overtime after replacing Darcy Kuemper (head) midway through the second period and then turned aside all three shootout attempts he faced in Monday's 4-3 win over the Wild.

5:14pm - Darcy Kuemper left Monday's game against Minnesota in the second period after sustaining a hit to the head and did not return, Peter Baugh of The Athletic reports.

3:27pm - Mikhail Maltsev was recalled from AHL Colorado and is in the lineup Monday against the Wild, Peter Baugh of The Athletic reports.

2:53pm - Ryan Murray (upper body) will not play in Monday's game against the Wild, Peter Baugh of The Athletic reports.

2:50pm - Bowen Byram (head) will not participate in Monday's contest against the Wild, Peter Baugh of The Athletic reports.

2:46pm - Darren Helm (lower body) will not participate in Monday's contest against Minnesota, per Peter Baugh of The Athletic.

2:40pm - Darcy Kuemper is starting Monday's game against visiting Minnesota, Peter Baugh of The Athletic reports.

1:50pm - Valeri Nichushkin was designated for the NHL's COVID-19 protocols Monday.

12:45pm - Kiefer Sherwood was promoted to the active roster from AHL Colorado on Monday.

Sun, Jan 16, 2022

8:56am - Mikhail Maltsev had one shot on net and delivered seven hits over 11:51 of ice time in Saturday's 5-0 win over Arizona.

8:47am - Cale Makar had a power-play assist, two shots on net and three hits in Saturday's 5-0 win over the Coyotes.

8:38am - Andre Burakovsky had an assist and one shot on goal in Saturday's 5-0 win over Arizona.

8:30am - Nazem Kadri scored a goal on three shots in Saturday's 5-0 win over the Coyotes.

Sat, Jan 15, 2022

8:53pm - Darren Helm (lower body) will not be available Saturday against Arizona, per the NHL's media site.

8:53pm - Ryan Murray (upper body) won't suit up for Saturday's game versus the Coyotes, per the NHL media site.

11:19am - Gabriel Landeskog has been activated off the NHL's COVID-19 protocols list ahead of Saturday's game against Arizona, per the NHL's official media site.

8:43am - Kurtis MacDermid is likely to serve as a defenseman Saturday against the Coyotes, Adrian Dater of Colorado Hockey Now reports.

8:35am - Nathan MacKinnon had seven shots one net along with one hit and one blocked shot in Friday's 4-3 shootout win over Arizona.

8:26am - Nazem Kadri had five shots on net and scored the game-winning goal in the shootout in Friday's 4-3 win over the Coyotes.

Fri, Jan 14, 2022

11:14pm - Ryan Murray (upper body) will not return to Friday's game against Arizona.

8:41pm - Darren Helm (lower body) will not suit up Friday against Arizona, Peter Baugh of The Athletic reports.

8:40pm - Mikhail Maltsev was promoted from the taxi squad for Friday's tilt with Arizona, Peter Baugh of The Athletic reports.

1:16pm - Darcy Kuemper will start Saturday's game in Arizona, Peter Baugh of The Athletic reports.

1:13pm - Pavel Francouz will be in net Friday versus Arizona, Peter Baugh of The Athletic reports.

Thu, Jan 13, 2022

9:18pm - Mikhail Maltsev rejoined the taxi squad Thursday, per CapFriendly.

Wed, Jan 12, 2022

10:14pm - Mikhail Maltsev was reassigned to AHL Colorado on Wednesday, per CapFriendly.

4:07pm - Bowen Byram to his father, Byram isn't dealing with a new concussion, but he is dealing with lingering issues likely stemming from his past head injuries, Peter Baugh of The Athletic reports.

8:57am - Andre Burakovsky scored a goal on four shots in Tuesday's 5-4 overtime loss to Nashville. He also had one hit and finished plus-3.

8:44am - Mikhail Maltsev had one shot and one hit over 6:08 of ice time in Wednesday's 5-4 overtime loss to the Predators.

8:38am - Valeri Nichushkin had an assist, one shot on net and two hits over 22:08 of ice time in Tuesday's 5-4 overtime loss to Nashville.

Tue, Jan 11, 2022

11:46pm - Darcy Kuemper made 27 saves on 32 shots in a 5-4 overtime loss to the Predators on Tuesday.

11:43pm - Cale Makar added a goal and two assists in a 5-4 overtime loss to the Predators on Tuesday.

11:40pm - Nathan MacKinnon scored one goal in a 5-4 overtime loss to the Predators on Tuesday.

11:37pm - Samuel Girard finished with two assists in a 5-4 overtime loss to the Predators on Tuesday.

11:35pm - Nicolas Aube-Kubel contributed a goal and an assist in a 5-4 overtime loss to the Predators on Tuesday.

7:33pm - Darcy Kuemper will get the starting nod for Tuesday's game in Nashville, Brooks Bratten of the Predators' official site reports.

7:28pm - Darren Helm (lower body) won't play Tuesday versus the Predators.

7:28pm - Mikhail Maltsev was promoted from the taxi squad to the active roster Tuesday.

7:25pm - Bowen Byram (personal) won't play Tuesday versus the Predators.

8:22am - Nathan MacKinnon had seven shots on goal and two hits in Monday's 4-3 win over Seattle.

8:12am - Valeri Nichushkin had two shots on net and recorded three hits over 19:12 of ice time in Monday's 4-3 win over the Kraken.

12:01am - Nicolas Aube-Kubel scored twice, levied five hits, served two PIM and went plus-2 in Monday's 4-3 win over the Kraken.

Mon, Jan 10, 2022

11:58pm - Pavel Francouz allowed three goals on 26 shots in Monday's 4-3 win over the Kraken.

1:38pm - Jack Johnson (lower body) will participate in Monday's contest with the Kraken, Peter Baugh of The Athletic reports.

1:35pm - Valeri Nichushkin (upper body) was cleared to play Monday against Seattle, per Peter Baugh of The Athletic.

1:30pm - Pavel Francouz will defend the blue paint against the Kraken Monday.

1:22pm - Gabriel Landeskog has tested positive for COVID-19 and won't be available against the Kraken on Monday, Mike Chambers of The Denver Post reports.

Sun, Jan 9, 2022

9:43am - Devon Toews scored a goal on four shots and blocked one shot in Saturday's 5-4 overtime win over the Maple Leafs.

9:27am - J.T. Compher scored a goal on his only shot and had two hits in Saturday's 5-4 overtime win over Toronto.

9:21am - Nicolas Aube-Kubel had an assist, three shots on goal and six hits in Saturday's 5-4 overtime win over Toronto.

9:05am - Cale Makar scored a goal on four shots in Saturday's 5-4 overtime win over the Maple Leafs.

8:57am - Gabriel Landeskog scored a goal on six shots and assisted on another in Saturday's 5-4 overtime win over Toronto.

8:47am - Nathan MacKinnon scored a goal on 12 shots and added a blocked shot in Saturday's 5-4 overtime win over the Maple Leafs.

Sat, Jan 8, 2022

11:20pm - Nazem Kadri picked up two assists Saturday in a 5-4 overtime win over Toronto.

11:09pm - Pavel Francouz made allowed one goal on 20 shots in relief in a 5-4 overtime win over Toronto.

11:07pm - Darcy Kuemper was pulled in the first period of Saturday's 5-4 overtime win over Toronto after allowing three goals on nine shots.

11:00pm - Mikko Rantanen picked up four assists Saturday in a 5-4 overtime win over Toronto.

6:45pm - Darcy Kuemper will protect the home goal in Saturday's game versus the Maple Leafs, Peter Baugh of The Athletic reports.

10:55am - Mikhail Maltsev Avalanche reassigned Maltsev to AHL Colorado on Friday.

10:53am - Hunter Miska Avalanche demoted Miska to AHL Colorado on Friday.

9:34am - Pavel Francouz head coach Jared Bednar said Francouz will start appearing in games next week, Adrian Dater of Colorado Hockey Now reports.

9:28am - Ryan Murray had one shot, one hit and finished plus-1 over 12:34 of ice time in Thursday's 7-1 win over Winnipeg.

Fri, Jan 7, 2022

3:49pm - Jack Johnson (lower body) won't play Saturday against the Maple Leafs, but he's getting close to a return, Peter Baugh of The Athletic reports.

3:47pm - Valeri Nichushkin (upper body) is getting close to returning to action, but he won't play Saturday versus Toronto, Peter Baugh of The Athletic reports.

9:38am - Nazem Kadri scored a goal on five shots in Thursday's 7-1 win over the Jets.

9:34am - Bowen Byram scored a power-play goal and had an assist in Thursday's 7-1 win over Winnipeg.

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