Early goals, Varlamov’s 44 saves lift Avs past CBJ, 4-0

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Jarome Iginla, Gabriel Landeskog and Matt Duchene scored in the first 10 minutes, and Semyon Varlamov made 44 saves to lead the Colorado Avalanche to a 4-0 victory over the Columbus Blue Jackets on Saturday night. The shutout was Varlamov’s fifth of the season and the 18th of his NHL career.[…]

Landeskog leads Avs to 3-1 win over Penguins

DENVER (AP) — Gabriel Landeskog had a goal and two assists, Semyon Varlamov made 28 saves, and the Colorado Avalanche beat Pittsburgh 3-1 on Wednesday night to halt the Penguins’ four-game winning streak. Jarome Iginla scored 13 seconds into the second period and Nathan MacKinnon, wearing a shield to protect his broken nose, added a[…]

Avalanche captain Landeskog, forward McLeod fined by NHL

NEW YORK (AP) — Colorado Avalanche captain Gabriel Landeskog and forward Cody McLeod were fined by the league for their actions in the waning seconds of a 3-1 loss to Minnesota on Saturday. Landeskog was fined $5,000 for a punch he threw at Wild forward Mikko Koivu as both players headed to their benches with[…]

Avalanche trade forward Maxime Talbot to Bruins

DENVER (AP) — Nathan MacKinnon may be looking for a couch to crash on the rest of the season after the Colorado Avalanche traded away his roommate and ride to the rink. The talented teenager has been living in the basement of forward Maxime Talbot, who was packaged with Paul Carey and sent to the[…]