Colorado Avalanche Recent Posts


(James Guillory-USA TODAY Sports)

Stastny Family No Strangers to Clutch Goals, Playoff Heroics

Colorado Avalanche forward Paul Stastny’s  performance  in the first game of his team’s first-round series against the Minnesota Wild was one for the ages, to say the least. Stastny scored […]

by · April 19, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Colorado Avalanche, Hockey History
Paul Stastny is a St. Louis native (Icon SMI)

Paul Stastny’s Big Game Makes Him a Wanted Man

With 13 seconds left in Game 1 against the Minnesota Wild Paul Stastny made himself a hero. With 7 minutes and 27 seconds gone in the first overtime, Paul Statsny […]

by · April 19, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Colorado Avalanche
(Chris Humphreys-USA TODAY Sports)

5 Defining Games of the Colorado Avalanche Season

For the Colorado Avalanche it was a year that was supposed to be fraught with growing pains. The Avalanche had a promising future, but inexperience and a lackluster defense meant that […]

by · April 16, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Colorado Avalanche
(Ron Chenoy-USA TODAY Sports)

5 Ingredients For the Avalanche to Bury the Wild in Round One

On Thursday, the Colorado Avalanche are will open the playoffs against the Minnesota Wild in a series that was determined on the last day of the season. For the last […]

by · April 15, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Colorado Avalanche, Minnesota Wild
(Scott Rovak-USA TODAY Sports)

Tyson Barrie’s Clutch Goals

At this point, it’s getting a little silly. Last night in Vancouver, Tyson Barrie did it again, scoring a hugely important goal, late in the game, which would eventually become the […]

by · April 11, 2014 · 2 comments · Colorado Avalanche
(Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports)

The Allaire Effect

In April of 2013, Joe Sacco was mercifully relieved of his duties as head coach of the Colorado Avalanche – the aftermath of a dismal 2012 campaign that extended the […]

by · April 8, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Colorado Avalanche, NHL Goaltending
Gabriel Landeskog (Jerome Miron-US PRESSWIRE)

Youngest Captain In NHL Leading By Example

There have been a lot of great stories to come out of Colorado this season, most of which have been covered by The Hockey Writers. Matt Duchene being named to […]

by · April 8, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Colorado Avalanche
(Bruce Fedyck-USA TODAY Sports)

Cashing In: What to Pay Ryan O’Reilly

At the beginning of last years lockout shortened season Ryan o’Reilly seemed to fall so far out of favor with the Colorado Avalanche that it seemed inevitable he would be […]

by · April 5, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Colorado Avalanche
(Ron Chenoy-USA TODAY Sports)

Vegas Vacation: Avalanche Warning

Vegas baby, Vegas! A year ago, a disgruntled J.S. Giguere ripped his teammates’ effort level heading into the last week of the season stating that “Some guys are more worried about […]

by · April 1, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Colorado Avalanche
Chicago Blackhawks take their time out late in the 4/10/11 game vs Detroit (picture by Cheryl Adams)

Which Team Wins A Blackhawks/Avalanche First Round Playoff Series?

With half a month still left to go in the season, several first round playoff series nonetheless seem inevitable. Perhaps the most intriguing matchup of the batch is the Chicago […]

(Ron Chenoy-USA TODAY Sports)

What Edmonton Can Learn From Colorado

Both the Edmonton Oilers and Colorado Avalanche have admittedly been in the rebuild process over the past half-decade (some would say longer). This has allowed each team to stockpile blue-chip […]

P.A. Parenteau (Ron Chenoy-USA TODAY Sports)

Who Exactly is PA Parenteau?

Currently sidelined with a knee injury (torn right MCL), Colorado Avalanche right winger Pierre-Alexandre Parenteau is certainly an interesting case compared to other NHL players. A true journeyman After a […]