Valeri Nichushkin

Stars’ Four-Game Win Streak Ends With 6-3 Loss to Avalanche

After three much-needed days off, the Dallas Stars resumed their five-game homestand with game No. 2 against the Colorado Avalanche on Saturday night. The Stars had a fast start but later lost 6-3 to the Avalanche at the American Airlines Center. Dallas fell to 11-4-1, while Colorado improved to 11-5-0. The Stars’ starting lineup featured […]

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First Round Game 6 Preview: Avalanche vs. Kraken

COLORADO AVALANCHE (2-3) AT SEATTLE KRAKEN (3-2)8 PM MT | CLIMATE PLEDGE ARENA Kraken have a chance to close out first-round opponent Colorado in the third and final Seattle home game of the series. Yanni Gourde: Fourth win ‘hardest.’ GAME 5 RECAP The Kraken lead the series 3-2 after defeating the Avalanche 3-2 on Wednesday […]

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Avalanche Fall Short 3-2 in Game 5 Against Kraken

The Colorado Avalanche dropped a 3-2 loss to the Seattle Kraken in Game 5 of the First Round series on Wednesday night in the 2023 Stanley Cup Playoffs. Do or die on Friday night at Climate Pledge Arena. On Wednesday night at Ball Arena, the Colorado Avalanche dropped a 3-2 loss to the Seattle Kraken […]

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Makar Suspended 1 Game for Questionable Hit

Colorado Avalanche star defenseman Cale Makar was suspended one game by the NHL on Tuesday for his hit on Seattle’s Jared McCann in the first period of a Game 4 loss to the Kraken. Makar, last year’s Conn Smythe Trophy winner as playoff MVP, will be watching Game 5 on Wednesday night with the series […]

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First Round Game 4 Preview: Avalanche vs. Kraken

COLORADO AVALANCHE (2-1) VS SEATTLE KRAKEN (1-2)8 PM MT | CLIMATE PLEDGE ARENA Colorado takes on Seattle Monday night in Game 4 of the First Round of the 2023 Stanley Cup Playoffs. GAME 3 RECAP The Avalanche lead the series 2-1 after defeating the Kraken 6-4 on Saturday night at Climate Pledge Arena. Nathan MacKinnon scored […]

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Valeri Nichushkin Has Left The Avalanche For Personal Reasons

The big thing on everyone’s mind right now is the absence of Valeri Nichuskin. Unfortunately, there isn’t really any update on the situation. Valeri Nichushkin has left the Colorado Avalanche for personal reasons, the team has confirmed. Nichushkin, who was missing from morning skate due to “maintenance,” is no longer with the team. Colorado Hockey Now […]

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NHL: First Round Game 3 Preview: Avalanche at Kraken

COLORADO AVALANCHE (1-1) VS SEATTLE KRAKEN (1-1) 8:00 PM MT | CLIMATE PLEDGE ARENA The best-of-seven First Round series of the 2023 Stanley Cup Playoffs between the Colorado Avalanche and Seattle Kraken shifts to the Emerald City of Seattle with Game 3 slated on Saturday night at Climate Pledge Arena. The Avalanche will look to build […]

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Avalanche Even Series with ‘Swagger’ in Statement Game 2 Win Over Kraken in the Stanley Cup Playoffs

The Colorado Avalanche evened up the First Round series against the Seattle Kraken with a 3-2 Game 2 victory in the 2023 Stanley Cup Playoffs on Thursday night at Ball Arena in Denver, Colorado. The Colorado Avalanche got back to their “swagger” as they executed a resilient second half of the game in a statement […]

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Do Not Sleep on the Kraken

Coming into their second season in the NHL, not much was expected from the Seattle Kraken. Last year, the Kraken were the third-worst team in the league with a 27-49-6 record and 60 points. They had trouble scoring goals, did not get great goaltending, and were outmatched by almost every other team. This season was […]

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Penguins Defeat Avalanche 2-1 In Overtime

The Pittsburgh Penguins defeated the Colorado Avalanche last night 2-1 in overtime at PPG Paints Arena. Forward Evgeni Malkin had two assists, and goalie Casey DeSmith made 41 saves for the Penguins, who improved to 25-16-9. They have now won their last two games and the last three out of four. Forward Nathan MacKinnon scored […]

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