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Nathan MacKinnon, Sophomore Slump or Sophomore Jump?

The Colorado Avalanche won the lottery, and they won it at the perfect time. Everyone and their aunties had the Avs selecting defenseman Seth Jones, feeling the Avalanche needed defense […]

by · September 13, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Colorado Avalanche
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5 Reasons Why Colorado Won the Central Division

Last season was supposed to be another year that the Colorado Avalanche flounder and miss out on the playoffs for the second straight time. Nobody gave them a chance at […]

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Look Out Below! Avalanche Set to Slide Down Standings

As far as Cinderella stories go, you couldn’t find a better one in the NHL last season than the Colorado Avalanche. The preceding off-season was one of rejuvenation following  their […]

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Tyson Barrie Might Be Colorado’s Most Important Player

Tyson Barrie and Stephan Elliot seem to be a tale of two players. Both players were drafted in the 2009 draft, and both had tremendous numbers in the WHL. While […]

by · August 20, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Colorado Avalanche
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Colorado Management Seeking Monster Success

Val d’Or Captain Samuel Henley was 1 of 5 undrafted players signed by the Avs this off-season “We need to improve our minor league team, this is the next step […]

by · August 9, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · AHL, Colorado Avalanche
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Colorado Avalanche – Top 5 Prospects

The good news for the Avalanche is that their main roster consists of many young stars. Players like Gabriel Landeskog, Matt Duchene, and Nathan MacKinnon have all graduated to become […]

by · August 7, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Colorado Avalanche
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Will Nathan MacKinnon Be Slammed by the Sophomore Slump?

In becoming just the fifth player in modern NHL history to win the Calder Trophy at the age of 18, Nathan MacKinnon has already established himself as one of the […]

by · August 6, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Colorado Avalanche
MacKinnon may not be wearing the Avalanche emblem if not for the shortened season (Ed Mulholland-USA TODAY Sports)

How the Colorado Avalanche Improved

#163379415 / gettyimages.com Colorado have made some interesting moves since the end of the playoffs. Leaving many to wonder if and how the Colorado Avalanche improved this offseason. Colorado put […]

by · July 24, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Colorado Avalanche
Ryan O'Reilly will be a major piece for the rebuilding Sabres (Ron Chenoy-USA TODAY Sports)

Is Ryan O’Reilly as Good as Gone in Two Years?

The last time Ryan O’Reilly was in a contract dispute with the Colorado Avalanche it took until half way through the lockout shortened season to see him return to the […]

by · July 23, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Colorado Avalanche
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Will Iginla Get His Ray Bourque Moment in Colorado?

March 6th, 2000 Ray Bourque left Boston. His destination, via trade was for the Mile High City and one last chance to win a Stanley Cup. The following season, which […]

by · July 17, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Colorado Avalanche
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Avalanche Off-Season: The Good, The Bad & The …”Meh”

The dust has settled on a busy few weeks of the NHL off season and the Avalanche roster has seen some notable changes. Now all that is left to do […]

by · July 17, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Colorado Avalanche, Free Agents
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The Ryan O’Reilly Conundrum

The two main pieces of business the Avalanche need to take care of following their success this past season, are the re-signing of Paul Stastny and Ryan O’Reilly.