September 15th, 2015 In Colorado Avalanche, Commentary, Toronto Maple Leafs 0 comments

Every fall hockey writers from around the continent sit down with their laptops and attempt to prophesize the upcoming season. While I am no better or worse at it than anyone else, I can't help but want to join in the fun. Different writers have different ideas when it comes to what constitutes a breakout season, and in this case I am looking at...

September 9th, 2015 In Arizona Coyotes, Avalanche Prospects, Avalanche Transactions, Colorado Avalanche, Coyotes Prospects, Coyotes Transactions, News 0 comments

In a late night move, the Arizona Coyotes have acquired defenseman Stefan Elliott in exchange for defenseman Brandon Gormley, who will be heading to the Colorado Avalanche. On the surface it looks like a "change of scenery" move. Part of the deal may be that Stefan Elliott has seen his stock dwindle in Colorado, moving from a guy playing...

September 8th, 2015 In Colorado Avalanche, Previews and Predictions, Top Stories 0 comments

After clinching a playoff berth and pushing the Minnesota Wild to seven games during the first round of the 2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs, the Colorado Avalanche came back in disappointing fashion by finishing in last place last in the Central Division in 2015. Plagued by various injuries and inconsistencies, the Avalanche were never quite able to...

September 1st, 2015 In Avalanche History, Colorado Avalanche, Editor's Choice, Top Stories 0 comments

In 1982, the Colorado Rockies left for New Jersey meaning there would be no NHL hockey in Denver for another 13 years. In 1995, the Quebec Nordiques moved west and became the Colorado Avalanche. In the 19 seasons since that move, the Avalanche have gone from envy of the hockey world to rebuilding bottom feeder. They've seen some of the greatest...

August 27th, 2015 In Avalanche History, Colorado Avalanche, Hockey History, Top 10 Lists, Top Stories 0 comments

The Franchise Four. The Mount Rushmore. Four players who tell the story of an organization. In this series I’ll be taking a look at the history of all 30 NHL squads. For criteria, I’m choosing one forward, defenceman, goaltender and a wild card from any position. Since moving from Quebec in 1995, the Colorado Avalanche have won two Stanley...

August 20th, 2015 In Colorado Avalanche 0 comments

When the free agency period opened on July 1 the Colorado Avalanche took care of all of their business in about 45 minutes.  First they signed veteran defenceman Francois Beauchemin followed by depth veteran depth forward Blake Comeau. While the signing of Beauchemin was expected, it was the signing of Comeau that was not as common place to...

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