>>Avs Pound Panthers
(Sunrise, FL) — J.T. Compher, Carl Soderberg and Gabriel Landeskog scored third period goals as the Avalanche pounded the Panthers 5-2 in Florida. Soderberg also tallied a shorthanded goal in the second period, while Mikko Rantanen opened the scoring in the first for Colorado, which is 2-and-1 on its current four-game east coast road trip. The Avs wrap up the trek trip tomorrow in Tampa.
>>Nuggets Continue Trip Tonight In Charlotte
(Charlotte, NC) — The Nuggets are in Charlotte to square off with the Hornets tonight. It’s the fourth stop on a five-game road swing for Denver, which has won the first three and seven straight overall. The Nuggets now lead the Western Conference at 17-and-7, a half-game better than Oklahoma City. The Hornets are 11-and-13.
>>Broncos Visit 49ers Sunday
(Santa Clara, CA) — The Broncos hit the road Sunday to San Francisco to face the 49ers. Denver is seeking a fourth straight win after beating the Bengals 24-10 in Cincinnati last Sunday. The Broncos are 6-and-6 overall. The Niners are just 2-and-10.
>>College Basketball Roundup
(Undated) — In local college basketball action tomorrow, Colorado hosts UIC, Colorado State entertains Sam Houston State, and Denver welcomes in Western State Colorado University.