Phoenix Coyotes Snakebite the Avs In Overtime

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First story written by new AnthonyRod.com contributor Sammy Mugharbil! Welcome to the crew! -Anthony

In a night where the Colorado Avalanche played one of their best games of the season, luck was not on their side as Greg Zanon was trying to clear the puck and strange deflection of a referees skate sent the puck right towards Phoenix Coyote player Kyle Chipchura who passed to the wide open Shane Doan who’s wrist shot beat Varlamov for the win. A truly bizarre way for the game to end and the Avs poor luck to begin this season continues. Now, there are positive to take out of this game. The first two periods were excellently played by the Avalanche who took the fight straight to the Coyotes. Read More

Is Ryan O’Reilly on his way out of Denver?

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Avalanche center Ryan O’Reilly and the Avs just can’t seem to hammer out a deal to bring him back to the States for training camp. He’s currently playing in Russia and doesn’t plan on coming back to the NHL with the Avalanche unless there’s a new contract waiting for him to sign on the dotted line. With the regular season approaching, is O’Reilly on his way out of the Mile High City? Read More