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Jan Hejda could be moved by deadline; Rangers an option?

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if Colorado doesn't win both games and falls further out of the playoff picture, expect Hejda to be moved to a playoff-bound team by Monday's trade deadline. The New York Rangers, looking for defensive depth for the playoffs, would likely have the most interest in Hejda as a playoff "rental."

via the Denver Post

Doom and gloom from Dater: My new belief: only about 20-25% chance NHL season will happen at all....

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Doom and gloom from Dater: My new belief: only about 20-25% chance NHL season will happen at all. Toxic atmosphere https://twitter.com/adater

When Duchene was out of the lineup, O'Reilly tallied 19 points in 23 games (0.83). When he was in...

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When Duchene was out of the lineup, O'Reilly tallied 19 points in 23 games (0.83). When he was in the lineup, O'Reilly managed 36 in 58 (0.62). A healthy Duchene hurts O'Reilly.

Dobber Hockey Fantasy Guide Via PuckDaddy A ppg average of 0.62 still puts O'Reilly at 50 points over a full 82 regular season games. He had 55 to lead the team in scoring this past year. Is 50 a more realistic ceiling for O'Reilly? Will he bump down to the third center on the totem pole this season? Thoughts?

Heard signed an ELC

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Heard signed an ELC

I have no source except the twitter machine. But I am an expert, so trust me on this one.

"OB" UNDER CONTRACT: The #Avs have signed defenseman Shane O'Brien to a three-year contract through...

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"OB" UNDER CONTRACT: The #Avs have signed defenseman Shane O'Brien to a three-year contract through the 2014-15 season

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WILSON SIGNED: The #Avs have signed defenseman Ryan Wilson to a three-year contract through...

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WILSON SIGNED: The #Avs have signed defenseman Ryan Wilson to a three-year contract through 2014-15. Details to follow. -Colorado Avalanche twitter

I think everyone really feels like we have the personnel (to make a playoff run). We have the team...

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I think everyone really feels like we have the personnel (to make a playoff run). We have the team to do it. It’s time to do it now - David Jones

All Things Avs

Gabriel Country Forest corrupt: "Does no more now"

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Gabriel Country Forest corrupt: "Does no more now"

News on Gabriel Country Forest's hip injury against Russia. Sweden coach Pär Mårts said, "It's all right. He got a bang. We take him away so that we do not challenge fate."

Downie, by the way, has been playing hurt for about three weeks with a shoulder injury. He might...

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Downie, by the way, has been playing hurt for about three weeks with a shoulder injury. He might have a slight separation in fact. And Duchene has also been playing hurt. His ankle/knee are not 100 percent.

In a recent mailbag, Dater confirmed what some, including me, have posited regarding Downie's lack of production. It is also worth stating that Duchene is in the same boat as Downie, so any leeway we give Downie, should also be given to Duchene, who, as stated before, is not the same player as in the beginning of the season. I think it's fair to call him out for his performance pre-injury, but expecting an 80-point player after it is just unfair. I realise expectations are higher with him, but that doesn't give one the right to criticise excessively.

What do the Wild and artificial Christmas trees have in common? They both end up in the basement in...

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What do the Wild and artificial Christmas trees have in common? They both end up in the basement in January.