Disaster planning and response

Colorado Avalanche left wing Gabriel Landeskog (92) hugs right wing Mikko Rantanen (96) after Rantanen's goal against the Detroit Red Wings during the third period of an NHL hockey game in Denver, Tuesday, March 5, 2019. Colorado won 4-3 in overtime. (AP Photo/Joe Mahoney)
March 06, 2019 - 1:09 am
DENVER (AP) — Nathan MacKinnon wiped away a season's worth of overtime frustration with a goal that was critical to Colorado's playoff push. MacKinnon scored 2:29 into OT and also had an assist to help the Avalanche rally past the skidding Detroit Red Wings 4-3 on Tuesday night. His 34th goal of...
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Anaheim Ducks' Cam Fowler, left, hugs teammate John Gibson (36) after a win over the Colorado Avalanche during an NHL hockey game Sunday, March 3, 2019, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
March 03, 2019 - 7:50 pm
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Not many players have a weekend like the one Jakob Silfverberg just experienced. A day after signing a $26.5 million, five-year extension, the Anaheim right winger had a goal and an assist to help the Ducks beat the Colorado Avalanche 2-1 on Sunday to snap a five-game losing...
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Nashville Predators head coach Peter Laviolette, back, directs his players in the second period of an NHL hockey game against the Colorado Avalanche Monday, Jan. 21, 2019, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
January 21, 2019 - 5:51 pm
DENVER (AP) — Pekka Rinne stopped a penalty shot in making 35 saves and the Nashville Predators knocked off the reeling Colorado Avalanche 4-1 on Monday to help Peter Laviolette capture win No. 600 of his NHL coaching career. Nick Bonino and Viktor Arvidsson scored 1:34 apart in the second period,...
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January 17, 2019 - 6:38 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Boston Red Sox manager Alex Cora, a Puerto Rico native who has been outspoken about its need for hurricane relief, indicated on Thursday that he may skip the World Series celebration at the White House over President Donald Trump's policies toward the island. Cora previously said he...
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Colorado Avalanche center Nathan MacKinnon, left, is congratulated after scoring a goal by defenseman Tyson Barrie in the first period of an NHL hockey game against the New York Rangers Friday, Jan. 4, 2019, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
January 05, 2019 - 12:56 am
DENVER (AP) — The Colorado Avalanche had New York boxed in from the start. All game, really, with Colorado going on 10 power plays to keep the Rangers on the defensive throughout. Nathan MacKinnon and Mikko Rantanen set the early tone with power-play goals in the first period, helping the Avalanche...
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Charlotte Hornets owner Michael Jordan greets people and hands out food for Thanksgiving to members of the community in Wilmington, N.C., Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)
November 20, 2018 - 6:53 pm
WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — Stephanie Parker isn't quite sure how her family of six would have managed the last two months without the help of Michael Jordan and the American Red Cross following Hurricane Florence. So when Parker met Jordan on Tuesday she couldn't hold back giving the owner of the NBA'...
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Colorado Avalanche goalie Semyon Varlamov (1) makes the save on Edmonton Oilers' Ty Rattie (8) during second period NHL hockey action in Edmonton, Alberta on Sunday Nov. 11, 2018. (Jason Franson/The Canadian Press via AP)
November 12, 2018 - 1:32 am
EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — The Colorado Avalanche broke out of their slump by beating a team struggling just as much as them. Semyon Varlamov stopped 26 shots to help the Avalanche beat the Edmonton Oilers 4-1 Sunday night to snap a five-game losing streak. Mikko Rantanen, Carl Soderberg and Tyson...
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A police officer directs traffic at a checkpoint in front of an advancing wildfire Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018, near Newbury Park, Calif. The Ventura County Fire Department has also ordered evacuation of some communities in the path of the fire, which erupted a few miles from the site of Wednesday night's deadly mass shooting at a Thousand Oaks bar. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel)
November 09, 2018 - 4:30 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Rams canceled practice Friday after a wildfire forced about 20 players and coaches to evacuate their homes. The Rams (8-1) will cram their normal Friday preparations into a workout at the University of Southern California on Saturday before they face the Seattle...
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Colorado Avalanche left wing Gabriel Landeskog, right, looks to pass the puck past Ottawa Senators right wing Mark Stone in the first period of an NHL hockey game Friday, Oct. 26, 2018, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
October 27, 2018 - 12:44 am
DENVER (AP) — Gabriel Landeskog didn't feel out of line with this proclamation: His line is the best in hockey. It's hard to argue given their success. Landeskog broke a tie with 13:46 remaining as part of Colorado's four-goal third period to help the Avalanche beat the Ottawa Senators 6-3 on...
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September 23, 2018 - 12:05 pm
The Cincinnati Bengals are joining in support of relief efforts for those affected by Hurricane Florence, which has devastated the Carolinas. The Bengals, like the Panthers, will wear stickers that read "One Carolina" on the back of their helmets for Sunday's game in Charlotte, North Carolina. The...
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