Player News - Avalanche

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Nathan MacKinnon scored a goal in Wednesday's 6-3 win over the Boston Bruins.

The Avalanche found themselves down 3-1 in the second period, but they managed to mount a comeback. MacKinnon's go-ahead goal at the 9:02 mark of the third frame proved to be the game-winner. The 23-year-old has 12 goals and 26 points in 18 games this season. Eight of those points have come in the last five games. He'll continue to be an elite fantasy option.
Source: Denver Post
Nov 15 - 10:23 AM

Matt Calvert found the back of the net during Wednesday's 6-3 win over the Boston Bruins.

Calvert's goal at the 2:11 mark of the third period tied the game up at three. Teammate Nathan MacKinnon eventually scored the game-winner less than seven minutes later. Calvert has two goals and three assists in 18 games this season. He shouldn't pop up on your fantasy radar.
Source: Denver Post
Nov 15 - 10:21 AM

Tyson Jost scored a goal in Wednesday's 6-3 win over the Boston Bruins.

The Avalanche were down 3-1 in the second period, but they managed to close the game out with five unanswered goals. Jost's power-play tally gave his team a 5-3 lead less than five minutes remaining in the game. The 20-year-old has now scored twice in three games since returning from head injury. He has three goals and four points in 14 games this season.
Source: Denver Post
Nov 15 - 10:20 AM

Semyon Varlamov allowed three goals on 23 shots in a 6-3 win against the Bruins on Wednesday night.

The Avalanche opened the scoring in the first period thanks to the work of Landeskog and Rantanen, however the Bruins managed to reply with three consecutive goals within a seven-minute span between the first and second periods. Luckily for Varlamov, his team buckled down and managed to score five unanswered goals to earn the win. The 30-year old netminder now sports a 6-5-2 record with a 2.32 GAA and a .926 save percentage in 2018-19.
Nov 15 - 12:54 AM

Mikko Rantanen registered a goal and two assists in a 6-3 win versus the Bruins on Wednesday night.

In addition to the three points, in which his goal was registered on the powerplay, the 22-year old Finn finished the night with a plus-one rating, two penalty minutes and a hit in 20:38 of ice time. With five points in his last two games, Rantanen has now amassed seven goals and 29 points in 18 games this season. Landeskog, Calvert, MacKinnon, Jost and Kerfoot also scored in the win.
Nov 15 - 12:40 AM

Marko Dano will be a healthy scratch Wednesday night when the Avalanche host the Bruins.

Tonight's game will mark the second straight scratch and the third in five games. Even when he is in the lineup, his season high time on ice is 9:23, breaking the seven minute mark only twice. Joining him in the press box will be defenseman Patrik Nemeth, his first scratch after dressing in four games.
Source: NHL.com
Nov 14 - 9:56 PM

Coach Jared Bednar hopes to get J.T. Compher (concussion) in some practices soon.

Bednar said that Compher could accompany the team on the road next week. He has been sidelined since Oct. 13.
Nov 14 - 1:44 PM

Semyon Varlamov will be in the crease for Wednesday's game against Boston.

Varlamov turned aside 26 shots in a 4-1 win over Edmonton on Sunday. He owns a record of 5-5-2 this season with a 2.26 goals-against average and .929 save percentage.
Nov 13 - 5:56 PM

Sven Andrighetto (lower body) won't play Wednesday night.

Andrighetto is also doubtful for Friday's contest versus Washington. He was on the ice again Tuesday in a no-contact jersey, but a return date still seems to be unclear.
Nov 13 - 5:54 PM

A.J. Greer has been returned to the AHL by the Colorado Avalanche.

Greer played for Colorado on Nov. 2, but logged just 5:06 minutes. At the AHL level, he has three goals and 10 points in nine games this season.
Nov 12 - 4:33 PM

Alexander Kerfoot netted a power-play goal on Sunday night in a 4-1 win against Edmonton.

Kerfoot has contributed five points on the man advantage this season, but this was his first goal. He has scored two of his three goals in the last four games and he has collected six points in his past five appearances. Kerfoot has 12 points through 17 contests in 2018-19.
Source: Denver Post
Nov 12 - 11:11 AM

Carl Soderberg generated one goal and one assist in a 4-1 win against Edmonton on Sunday.

This marked Soderberg's first multi-point performance since opening night when he had a goal and a helper versus Minnesota. He has six goals and 11 points in 17 matches this season.
Source: Denver Post
Nov 12 - 11:08 AM

Tyson Barrie produced one goal and one assist in Sunday's 4-1 win versus Edmonton.

It was Barrie's first goal in 17 games this season, but he has compiled 13 helpers during that time. Barrie scored a career-high 14 goals last season, so he has plenty of work to do to get back to that pace.
Source: Denver Post
Nov 12 - 11:05 AM

Nathan MacKinnon earned two assists in a 4-1 win over Edmonton on Sunday night.

MacKinnon helped set up goals by Mikko Rantanen and Tyson Barrie in the contest. He also had four shots and one hit in the match. MacKinnon has amassed 24 points in 17 contests this season.
Source: Denver Post
Nov 12 - 11:02 AM

Semyon Varlamov stopped 26 of 27 shots in Sunday's 4-1 win over the Edmonton Oilers.

Varlamov appeared to be heading towards his first shutout of the season but Ty Rattie's deflection in tight beat him midway through the final period. The Russian netminder has been solid so far this season. He'll see his record improve to 5-5-2 with a 2.26 goals-against-average and a .929 save percentage.
Nov 11 - 11:57 PM


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