Gabriel Landeskog RUMORS & NEWS

  • Avs get leadership from captain Gabe Landeskog, many others

    Denver Post "Time was running out Wednesday night. The Ottawa Senators were up by a goal with a little more than two minutes left in the third period at the Pepsi Center. It was the kind of moment that cried out for a leader, the kind of moment where guys with a "C" on their chests need to be there. Gabe..." January 12

  • Downie had ‘great’ relationship with Landeskog, doesn’t think altercation forced trade

    Pro Hockey Talk "Shortly after Colorado traded Steve Downie to Philly in early November, reports claimed the deal happened because of a preseason altercation between Downie and the club’s young captain, Gabriel Landeskog. When asked about the situation – the Avs and Flyers met Thursday for the first time since..." January 04

  • Did Colorado trade Downie because of Landeskog incident?

    Pro Hockey Talk "There might be more to last week’s Steve Downie-for-Max Talbot trade than meets the eye. In an interview with Sportsnet’s FAN 960 Calgary, CBC’s Elliotte Friedman reports that Colorado might’ve dumped Downie because of a preseason incident with team captain Gabriel Landeskog. “Obviously,..." November 05

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    Landeskog day to day with leg injury won't play tonight but will skate again Sunday #Avs

  • Landeskog signs seven-year extension with Avs

    Pro Hockey Talk "The Colorado Avalanche have signed captain Gabriel Landeskog to a seven-year extension that will keep him under contract through the 2020-21 season. The deal is reportedly worth $39 million (cap hit $5.57 million). “Gabe is and will continue to be a large part of the foundation of this..." August 15

  • Landeskog expected to be named captain for Sweden, other Avalanche news from World Championship

    Denver Post "Avalanche left wing/captain Gabe Landeskog is expected to be named captain of Team Sweden and Avs defenseman Jan Hejda is earmarked as a top blue-liner for the Czech Republic as the World Championship is set to begin in Finland and Sweden this week. Naming Landeskog captain for such a big..." May 02

  • Avalanche's Gabe Landeskog sees return vs. Brad Stuart as no big deal

    Denver Post "One month to the day after his injury, Avalanche captain Gabe Landeskog will play Tuesday against the San Jose Sharks and the player whose hit to the head kept him out of the lineup most of that time. Landeskog suffered a concussion after a big hit from Sharks defenseman Brad Stuart in a Jan...." February 26

  • Colorado Avalanche's Gabriel Landeskog plays well in his return to ice

    Denver Post "The Avalanche's best player Saturday afternoon would not come as a surprise under normal circumstances. Gabe Landeskog didn't win the NHL rookie of the year award last season for no reason. But the fact that Landeskog was — by far — the Avs' best player against the Los Angeles Kings probably..." February 24

  • Los Angeles Kings beat the Avs 4-1 in Gabe Landeskog's return

    Denver Post "Pretty much whatever the Los Angeles Kings wanted to do Saturday, the Avalanche was a willing conduit. Want to stroll all the way behind the net and flip a backhand saucer pass to a player, as Dustin Penner did with Anze Kopitar on a second-period goal? The Avs seemed to have no problem with..." February 24

  • Gabe Landeskog is good to go for Avalanche

    Denver Post "Gabe Landeskog felt great Friday, "flying" around the Avalanche's practice complex in skates. When hockey players feel great, they skate fast, and the Avalanche's reigning NHL rookie of the year had the jets on before boarding one bound for Los Angeles. The team captain, who has missed 11..." February 23

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    ROSTER MOVES: Gabriel Landeskog activated from IR.

  • Avalanche's Gabe Landeskog practicing with team again

    Denver Post "Avalanche forward Gabe Landeskog returned to practice Tuesday morning after sitting out with a head injury since taking a big hit from the San Jose Sharks' Brad Stuart during a game on Jan. 26. Landeskog, who had been skating on his own since Friday, was wearing an orange no-hit jersey. He..." February 19

  • Gabe Landeskog's return this season would come with some risk

    Denver Post "Should the Avalanche just shut down captain Gabe Landeskog for the rest of the season, even if he were to be feeling better these days after suffering a concussion last month? Whether Landeskog is feeling better isn't known. The Avs don't let injured players talk to the media, and those close..." February 17

  • Gabe Landeskog resumes skating for first time since head injury

    Denver Post "For the first time since suffering a likely concussion Jan. 26, Avalanche captain Gabe Landeskog skated Friday. Landeskog, 20, skated for an unspecified length of time at the team's practice facility, with Avs medical personnel looking on. Neither Landeskog nor the team commented on where he is..." February 16

  • Gabe Landeskog could resume skating with Avalanche "very soon"

    Denver Post "Avalanche captain Gabe Landeskog didn't practice Friday, but there is cautious optimism from the team that he could resume skating soon. Landeskog is considered out on a day-to-day basis instead of the more ominous "out indefinitely." That news came out of an otherwise short, uneventful..." February 09

  • Gabriel Landeskog, Ryan O'Reilly not only are idle, they're issues

    Denver Post "Shortly before Sunday's optional Avalanche practice began in earnest, Gabriel Landeskog briefly stepped onto the ice in ath- letic shoes and did a little stick handling. That was the extent of his public work, at least, and Colorado's young captain will remain on the injured list and..." February 04

  • Without Landeskog, Avalanche has poor chance of playoffs

    Denver Post "Some observations from nearly the first 20 percent of the Avalanche and NHL season. Yes, it's that much already, thanks to the wonderful lockout. Let's face it, with Gabe Landeskog on injured reserve and out indefinitely, it's going to be tough for the Avs to make the playoffs. Already..." February 03

  • Gabe Landeskog placed on IR, out indefinitely with head injury

    Denver Post "Avalanche captain Gabe Landeskog has been put on injured reserve and will not play in Saturday afternoon's game against the Edmonton Oilers at the Pepsi Center, coach Joe Sacco said after practice Friday. Landeskog suffered head and leg injuries in last Saturday's 4-0 loss at San Jose. And..." February 02

  • Avs' Gabe Landeskog placed on IR, out indefinitely

    Denver Post "Avalanche captain Gabe Landeskog has been put on injured reserve and will not play in Saturday afternoon's game against the Edmonton Oilers at the Pepsi Center, coach Joe Sacco said after practice Friday. Landeskog suffered head and leg injuries in last Saturday's 4-0 loss at San Jose. And..." February 01

  • Avs high on Landeskog as Calder Trophy candidate

    Calgary Herald "Gabriel Landeskog, the other day, was presented with a golden opportunity. Roommate Erik Johnson, having forgotten his false teeth in their hotel room, asked the kid to bring his dentures to the rink. Which, in the opportunistic world of social media, is a gimme." March 21

  • Avalanche rookie Gabriel Landeskog displays veteran's poise

    Denver Post "A young, inexperienced hockey player has the tendency to play the puck like a hot potato, wanting to get rid of it quickly. Gabriel Landeskog has shown no signs of playing with a potato on his stick. The Avalanche's 18-year-old rookie left wing played like a savvy veteran in Sunday's 3-2..." November 01

  • Colorado Avalanche rookie Landeskog impresses teammates

    Denver Post "Avalanche defenseman Shane O'Brien on Monday was overheard saying something to the effect that within five years, Colorado rookie left winger Gabriel Landeskog? could be the best player in the NHL. "We're lucky to have him," O'Brien said. When asked to clarify Landeskog's potential — whether..." October 25

  • Gabriel Landeskog scores his first NHL goal in Avalanche's victory

    Denver Post "Ask any player, and they'll always remember. No matter how many they've scored or how long they've been in the NHL, no one fails to recall when he scored his first goal. Avalanche rookie Gabriel Lande-skog, therefore, will never forget what happened with 40.8 seconds left in regulation..." October 13

  • Avs' Gabriel Landeskog leads team in shots on goal

    Denver Post "He didn't score a goal in the preseason and doesn't have one through the first two games of the regular season. But Gabriel Landeskog does have 10 shots on goal through the two games that count. The Avalanche rookie certainly has not looked out of place. In Monday's 1-0 Avalanche victory over..." October 11

  • Avalanche rookie Landeskog leaves great first impression in NHL debut

    Denver Post "Playing in front of his childhood idol, young Gabriel Landeskog performed like a man in his NHL debut. The 18-year old Avalanche rookie, the No. 2 overall selection in the June draft, was one of Colorado's best players in Saturday's 3-0 opening-night loss to Detroit. "We had a lot of..." October 10

  • Avalanche reduces rookies to forward Gabriel Landeskog, defenseman Stefan Elliott

    Denver Post "Left wing Gabriel Landeskog and defenseman Stefan Elliott are the only remaining rookies in contention to make the Avalanche's opening-night roster. The Avs on Sunday reassigned first-year professional rookies Brad Malone (center) and Tyson Barrie (defenseman), plus veterans Patrick Bordeleau..." October 03

  • Gabriel Landeskog promoted to Avalanche's Paul Stastny-David Jones line

    Denver Post "It hasn't taken Gabriel Landeskog? long to move up the ladder with the Avalanche. The 18-year-old rookie was promoted Tuesday to skating at left wing on a line with Paul Stastny and David Jones, and will play with them for tonight's NHL preseason game against Los Angeles at the Pepsi..." September 28

  • Avalanche draft pick Gabriel Landeskog getting acclimated to new team

    Denver Post "Gradually, they trickled off the ice until only one player was left, one with the number 92, signifying the year he was born. Don't let the good looks, big contract and fancy high number fool you. Gabriel Landeskog is a rink rat. "I like to be on the ice. I just want to be out there as much as..." September 14