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Olympic Invitees: Colorado Avalanche Edition

It has been a busy past seven days in the NHL. After much deliberation, it was finally decided that NHL players will be participating in the 2014 Winter Olympic Games in […]

by · July 23, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Colorado Avalanche, International Hockey, Olympics
The Oilers took Darnell Nurse with the 2013 7th overall  pick (Ed Mulholland-USA TODAY Sports)

Oilers a Cautionary Tale For the Colorado Avalanche

For a time, the Edmonton Oilers were considered a template for how teams in patient (read: Canadian) cities rebuild.  The mantra was as follows: Strip the team of expensive contracts, […]

MacKinnon may not be wearing the Avalanche emblem if not for the shortened season (Ed Mulholland-USA TODAY Sports)

Colorado Avalanche: Assessing Patrick Roy’s Top Lines

Shortly before the NHL Draft, Avalanche beat writer, Adrian Dater, had a conversation with Colorado Avalanche head coach Patrick Roy. In this conversation, Roy “flat out told” Dater who was […]

by · July 19, 2013 · 1 comment · Colorado Avalanche
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Matt Duchene Signs Five Year Extension With Colorado Avalanche

In yet another change from previous management, the Colorado Avalanche have signed star forward Matt Duchene to a five year contract worth $30 million. The unusual part about this signing […]

by · July 18, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Colorado Avalanche, Trades Contracts and Transactions
Andre Benoit could prove to be a good depth option for the rebuilding Buffalo Sabres. (Marc DesRosiers-USA TODAY Sports)

Andre Benoit Excited to Join Colorado Avalanche

The 2014 NHL free agency period kicked off on July 5 with over 50 signings and with more than a whopping $350-million being shelled out. Among those signings was a […]

by · July 17, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Colorado Avalanche, Free Agents
MacKinnon may not be wearing the Avalanche emblem if not for the shortened season (Ed Mulholland-USA TODAY Sports)

Colorado Avalanche Fan Q&A

The Colorado Avalanche have  a new look in the front office, a top draft pick that is supposed to bring a lot of skill and excitement to the team and […]

by · July 14, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Colorado Avalanche
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Colorado Avalanche Make Right Move Not Signing Milan Hejduk

It is a painful thought to think that one of the best players ever to wear your favorite team’s sweater won’t be there next season. It’s even more painful to […]

by · July 9, 2013 · 1 comment · Colorado Avalanche
MacKinnon may not be wearing the Avalanche emblem if not for the shortened season (Ed Mulholland-USA TODAY Sports)

Colorado Avalanche Stay Clear of Free Agent Frenzy

On a day notorious for massive spending and wild contracts, the Colorado Avalanche once again stayed true to their word. While teams threw a lot of money around with some […]

by · July 5, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Colorado Avalanche, Free Agents
MacKinnon may not be wearing the Avalanche emblem if not for the shortened season (Ed Mulholland-USA TODAY Sports)

Grading The 2013 NHL Draft On A Curve: Division B

  As a hockey writer, I have to start off by saying that my experience at the 2013 NHL Entry Draft in New Jersey was simply incredible. Fortunate enough to […]

MacKinnon may not be wearing the Avalanche emblem if not for the shortened season (Ed Mulholland-USA TODAY Sports)

2013 NHL Draft: Grading the Colorado Avalanche Selections

The 2013 NHL Entry Draft has come and gone, and teams will now look to free agency to start re-tooling their rosters for next season. But while we wait for […]

MacKinnon may not be wearing the Avalanche emblem if not for the shortened season (Ed Mulholland-USA TODAY Sports)

Joe Sakic Building a Powerhouse in Colorado

All of the controversy that might have surrounded the selection of Nate MacKinnon by the Colorado Avalanche was quickly erased when Seth Jones fell all the way to fourth in […]

by · July 1, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Colorado Avalanche
Colorado Avalanche Select Nathan MacKinnon With Top Pick

Colorado Avalanche Select Nathan MacKinnon With Top Pick

The speculation is over, and it turns out that the Colorado Avalanche were telling the truth after all. The Avalanche selected Halifax Moosehead center, and Memorial Cup MVP, Nathan MacKinnon […]

by · June 30, 2013 · 2 comments · Colorado Avalanche