Barberio will be a healthy scratch on Sunday.
Zadorov back in the Avalanche lineup on Sunday.
Grubauer will start Sunday in Anaheim.
Source: Ryan Clark 11/17/18, 2:47 pm EST
Nemeth will be back in Colorado’s lineup on Friday.
Nemeth was a healthy scratch vs. the Bruins on Wednesday, but will replace Nikita Zadorov on Friday. Nemeth has just one assist in 13 games this season.
Zadorov will be a healthy scratch on Friday.
Zadorov played a season-low 7:22 on Wednesday and will be replaced by Patrik Nemeth on Friday. Zadorov has just one goal and two assists in 18 games this season.
Nieto (lower-body) will not play on Friday.
Nieto is day-to-day with a lower-body injury, so Sven Andrighetto (lower-body) will re-enter the lineup and replace him on the Colorado fourth line on Friday.
Source: Marc Moser 11/16/18, 1:26 pm EST
Andrighetto (lower-body) will be back in the Colorado lineup on Friday.
Andrighetto has missed the last six games with a lower-body injury, but will replace Matt Nieto on the Colorado fourth line. Andrighetto has moved up and down the lineup this season so don’t be surprised if he sees some middle-6 ice-time during the game. He has just one goal on 12 shots in six games this season.
Source: Marc Moser 11/16/18, 1:25 pm EST
Grubauer will start Friday vs. the Capitals.
Grubauer gave up seven goals on 37 shots in Colorado’s loss in Vancouver on November 2nd. Grubauer has struggled in his first five games with the Avalanche, posting a 3.56 GAA and .893 SV%. Tonight he will get a chance to face his former team with the Capitals in town. Washington comes in having lost three of their last four.
Source: Ryan Clark 11/16/18, 9:34 am EST
Nemeth will be a healthy scratch on Wednesday.
Nemeth has been in the lineup for the last four games, but will be replaced by Mark Barberio tonight vs the Bruins.
Source: @Avalanche 11/14/18, 2:00 pm EST
Barberio will draw into the Colorado lineup on Wednesday.
Barberio has been a healthy scratch for the last four games, but will replace Patrik Nemeth in the Avalanche lineup tonight. Barberio has one goal in four games this season.
Source: @Avalanche 11/14/18, 1:59 pm EST
Grubauer will likely start Friday vs. the Capitals.
Varlamov will start Wednesday vs. the Bruins.
Varlamov allowed one goal on 27 shots in Colorado’s win in Edmonton on Sunday. The win snapped a five-game losing streak for Varlamov, who is now 5-5-2 with a 2.26 GAA and .929 SV% on the season. The Avalanche will host the Bruins tonight and Varlamov comes in at 2-2-1 with a 2.01 GAA and .936 SV% on home-ice.
Source: Ryan Clark 11/14/18, 9:54 am EST
The Avalanche have reassigned AJ Greer to Colorado (AHL).
Greer failed to pick up a point in his only game with the Avalanche and returns to the AHL where he has 10 points (3G / 7A) in nine contests.
Varlamov will start Sunday in Edmonton.
Source: Ryan Clark 11/11/18, 2:32 pm EST
Jost (head) expects to return to the lineup on Friday.
Jost has missed the last four games with a head injury, but is expected to play Friday vs. the Jets. Jost will re-enter the lineup with just two points (1G / 1A) and nine shots on goal in 11 games.
Varlamov will start Friday vs. the Jets.
Varlamov allowed three goals on 33 shots in Colorado’s loss to the Predators on Wednesday. Varlamov has now lost four in a row while posting a 3.09 GAA and .901 SV%. He draws a tough matchup vs. a well rested Jets team in Winnipeg. The 30-year-old netminder is 2-2-1 with a 2.40 GAA and .932 SV% on the road so far this season.
Andrighetto (lower-body) will not travel with the team on their upcoming two-game road-trip.
Andrighetto has missed the last three games and will miss at least two more with a lower-body injury. The Avalanche might get some reinforcements though, as Tyson Jost expects to make his return to the lineup.
Jost (head) is “getting close” but will not play on Wednesday.
It seemed likely that Jost would return to the Avalanche lineup, but he will not play tonight vs. the Predators. With Jost still out, Vladislav Kamenev is expected to remain in a top-6 role.
Source: Ryan Clark 11/7/18, 1:16 pm EST
Jost (head) could return to the Avalanche lineup on Wednesday.
Jost has been sidelined since October 26th, but could be back tonight vs. the Predators. Jost’s status will be determined after the morning skate, so keep an eye on him this afternoon. Jost had a slow start to the season, picking up just one goal and one assist (two points) in 11 games.
Source: AJ Haefele 11/7/18, 10:06 am EST
Varlamov will start Wednesday vs. the Predators.
Varlamov allowed six goals on 37 shots in Colorado’s loss in Calgary last Thursday. Varlamov had a great start to the season but has now lost three in a row while allowing nine goals on 88 shots (.898 SV%). Tonight he faces a Predators team that has won three in a row and four of their last five. Varlamov is 2-1-1 with a 1.76 GAA and .943 SV% on home-ice so far this season.
Source: Ryan Clark 11/7/18, 10:50 am EST