June 13th, 2015 In Colorado Avalanche, NHL Entry Draft 0 comments

The Colorado Avalanche is a team that has built its core primarily through the NHL entry draft. Names like Matt Duchene, Gabriel Landeskog and Nathan MacKinnon are just some of the household names the Avalanche drafted who have turned into top caliber NHL talent. However, the Avalanche have selected multiple players that are no longer in the...

June 9th, 2015 In Colorado Avalanche, NHL Entry Draft 0 comments

View image | gettyimages.com The Colorado Avalanche have found themselves in a great position for the 2015 NHL entry draft, having options aplenty at 10th overall. Over the last several years the Avalanche have drafted some valuable pieces and cornerstones to their franchise. In 2009, Matt Duchene was taken third overall, followed by...

June 8th, 2015 In Colorado Avalanche, NHL Entry Draft 0 comments

Picking tenth overall in the 2015 NHL Draft has the Colorado Avalanche selecting a player a little later than they have been used to in recent years.  Since the 2009 draft the Avalanche have selected three players with top three picks.  It is still unclear who the number one player the Avalanche wish to select is or which players will be...

June 4th, 2015 In Colorado Avalanche 0 comments

May 23, 2015 was the two year anniversary of the return of Patrick Roy to the Colorado Avalanche.  This stint in Colorado would have Roy behind the bench as the new head coach and vice president of hockey operations.  In the two years since "St. Patrick's" return things have gone quite well for the Avalanche.  Things have not been perfect by...

May 28th, 2015 In Colorado Avalanche, NHL Rumors 0 comments

View image | gettyimages.com An interesting idea has been floating around ever since Patrick Roy took charge as Head Coach and Vice President of Hockey Operations for the Colorado Avalanche. That idea would be the reunification of Patrick Roy and Alexander Radulov. This idea of course stemmed from the simple fact that Roy previously...

May 27th, 2015 In Colorado Avalanche, NHL Entry Draft 0 comments

In the 2015 NHL Draft the Colorado Avalanche hold the tenth overall selection.  Assuming nothing drastic happens on the trade front between now and June 26th it appears that the Avalanche will make their fourth top ten draft selection since arriving in Denver in 1995. In the early years the Avalanche historically made first round picks that...

May 19th, 2015 In Colorado Avalanche, International Hockey 0 comments

View image | gettyimages.com It was a terrific and historic 2015 IIHF World Championship in Prague, Czech Republic. In the midst of it all saw the amazing Avalanche gather gold with Canada, as four players represented Colorado and did it with some style and swagger. Tyson Barrie, Matt Duchene, Nathan MacKinnon, and Ryan O'Reilly all...

May 19th, 2015 In Colorado Avalanche 0 comments

The Colorado Avalanche don't have a very good defense. In fact you could say it's bad. Lucky for the Avalanche, they have a top 10 pick in the 2015 NHL Draft. So it might be in their best interest to draft a forward. Wait, what? It's true that defense in hockey is like pitching in baseball, you can never have enough. Colorado certainly don't...

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