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Nathan MacKinnon NHL's highest-paid player with $12.6M US AAV on 8-year deal

The Colorado Avalanche made Nathan MacKinnon the highest-paid player in the NHL's salary cap era on Tuesday, with the 27-year-old signing an eight-year contract worth $100.8 million US, the team announced.

False start in world hurdles final fuels Devon Allen's hunger for track, NFL success

After his false start kept the United States from a possible sweep in the 110-metre hurdles final at the World Athletics Championships, Devon Allen will take his talents to the football field, where he'll attempt to make the roster for the NFL's Philadelphia Eagles.

Palat leads Lightning past Avalanche to keep Stanley Cup run alive

The Tampa Bay Lightning spoiled Colorado's party to stay in the hunt for a third straight Stanley Cup title, beating the Avalanche 3-2 on Friday night in Game 5.

Avalanche blank Oilers to extend series lead in Western Conference final

As an early birthday present, Colorado backup goaltender Pavel Francouz received a whole lot of defence and a shutout to go with it.

World 100-metre champ Christian Coleman back up to speed after suspension

The 18-month suspension is behind Christian Coleman. He's set on quickly returning to where he left off: Being the world's top sprinter.

Bozak's OT goal caps remarkable Blues comeback over Avalanche to force Game 6

Tyler Bozak scored 3:38 into overtime and the visiting St. Louis Blues fended off elimination in Game 5 of the Western Conference semifinals, overcoming a three-goal deficit in a 5-4 victory over the Colorado Avalanche on Wednesday night.

Avalanche's Kadri receives threats after collision with Blues' Binnington

The Colorado Avalanche say forward Nazem Kadri received threats after his collision that injured St. Louis Blues goaltender Jordan Binnington in Game 3 of their second-round playoff series on Saturday night.

Nuggets' Jokic captures 2nd straight NBA MVP title

Denver Nuggets big man Nikola Jokic earned a second straight NBA Most Valuable Player trophy Wednesday to become the second consecutive international player to win two in a row.

Halak shuts door as Canucks surge late to snap Avalanche's 4-game win streak

Brock Boeser and J.T. Miller scored 1:52 apart early in the third period, Jaroslav Halak stopped 32 shots and the Vancouver Canucks beat the NHL-leading Colorado Avalanche 3-1 on Wednesday night.

MacKinnon, Kuemper lead Avalanche to shutout win over Flames

Nathan MacKinnon scored twice, Darcy Kuemper stopped a career-best 46 shots in his fourth shutout of the season and the Colorado Avalanche beat the Calgary Flames 3-0 on Sunday night.