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Roy makes all right moves in 1st year leading Avs

In this Dec. 12, 2013 file photo, Colorado Avalanche's head coach Patrick Roy yells on the bench as Marc-Andre Cliche (24), John Mitchell (7) and Maxime Talbot (25) look on during third period action against the Winnipeg Jets in  in Winnipeg. Roy's pushed all the right buttons in leading a team that finished last in the Western Conference a season ago back into the playoffs. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press,  John Woods)

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Patrick Roy’s fiery personality was on full display in the opening game when the Colorado coach got into a heated exchange with Anaheim, banging his hands again and again on the glass partition until it tilted.

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Avalanche back in playoffs, focus on Wild

DENVER (AP) — As the season went along and the Colorado Avalanche kept winning and winning, they broadened their ambitions: From simply making the playoffs to accumulating 100 points to capturing a division title.

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Brothers’ wild pitch in 8th costs Rockies

San Diego Padres' Xavier Nady slides in safely as Colorado Rockies relief pitcher Rex Brothers can't catch the throw from the catcher after a wild pitch in the eighth inning of a baseball game Monday, April 14, 2014, in San Diego. Two runs scored on the play and Padres won the game 5-4. (AP Photo/Lenny Ignelzi)

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Rex Brothers has been in tough spots before, but it’s likely the Colorado Rockies’ pitcher has ever lost a game like this.

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Denver buildings lit in burgundy, blue for Avs

DENVER (AP) — Denver is showing its support for the Colorado Avalanche as they get ready for the playoffs.

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This Date In Baseball

1918 — Walter Johnson of the Washington Senators pitched a four-hitter in 15 innings to beat the St. Louis Browns 1-0. The only hit he gave up in the first 11 innings was a triple by George Sisler.

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