Denver Post Fires Adrian Dater For Repeated Bad Social Media Behavior

The Denver Post has fired Avalanche writer Adrian Dater, who has written for the Post since 1991, according to his Facebook page. Dater was suspended by the Post two months ago for a Twitter meltdown, and had his inappropriate Twitter direct messages—asking a woman to send him nude photos, and telling her in another… » 12/03/14 7:31pm 12/03/14 7:31pm

Denver Post Suspends Avalanche Beat Writer For Twitter Meltdown

The Denver Post yesterday announced a two-week unpaid suspension for Avalanche beat writer Adrian Dater, after he blasted a young Kings player for a three-year-old "pussy play," got into a screaming match on Twitter with just about everyone, and slid into a another writer's inbox to tell him to "fuck off." It was a… » 10/08/14 9:01am 10/08/14 9:01am

The Irrepressible Wild Take An All-Time Great Game 7

The Minnesota Wild's frenetic overtime victory was, in some ways, the antithesis of what's supposed to make a Game 7 so remarkable. You think of a Game 7 and you think of the tension. The buttclenching fear that one turnover, one save, one play is going to decide the series. And that suffocating pressure generally… » 5/01/14 9:18am 5/01/14 9:18am

Nathan MacKinnon Continues To Dazzle, Nets OT Winner

Nathan MacKinnon scored the game-winning goal, giving the Avalanche a 4-3 win in Game 5 and a 3-2 series lead over the Minnesota Wild. After an impressive debut, and a great follow-up in Game 2, the Avalanche rookie added to his short (though fast-growing) playoff resume with a three-point performance capped off by… » 4/27/14 1:29pm 4/27/14 1:29pm

Nathan MacKinnon Shows The Grown-Ups How It's Done

The Avs pulled off a thrilling win in Game 1 of their series with Minnesota last night, scoring the tying goal with 13 seconds left and winning it 7:27 into overtime. Neither could have happened without rookie Nathan MacKinnon, playing his first big-boy playoff hockey with the coolness of someone twice his age. » 4/18/14 10:31am 4/18/14 10:31am