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Brunoesque – Déjà Vu in Colorado

Brunoesque – Déjà Vu in Colorado

Minnesota Wild fans will not only remember game seven of the 2014 NHL playoffs, they will remember Nino Niederreiter. Nino brought us back to game seven of the Wild’s 2003 […]

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Home Ice Av-antage in Game 7

“All year we battled hard, all year we were even keel. All year, we wanted that home ice advantage … And today we receive the benefit of it.” Patrick Roy […]

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Colorado Avalanche Forward Depth Looking Shallow

Paul Stastny, Gabe Landeskog and Nathan MacKinnon have been outstanding for The Colorado Avalanche during their first round match up against the Minnesota Wild. It’s been remarkable, especially the way […]

by · April 28, 2014 · 0 comments · Colorado Avalanche
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MacKinnon’s Speed Isn’t What Makes Him Special

We all know that Nathan MacKinnon is fast. Michael Russo of the Minneapolis Star Tribune just described the 18-year old as, “arguably the fastest skater in the NHL”. I agree […]

by · April 26, 2014 · 0 comments · Colorado Avalanche
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Varlamov’s Vezina Case Possibly Marred by Legal Case

Semyon Varlamov made headlines for two major reasons this season: his stellar on-ice play and his alleged poor off-ice behaviour. Varlamov’s performance was one of the main reasons for the […]

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MacKinnon’s Success No Surprise to Former Junior Teammate

A ticket to see Nathan MacKinnon and his Colorado Avalanche teammates play these playoffs at home will, on average, cost $225 a seat to witness in person. Yet for one individual, […]

by · April 25, 2014 · 0 comments · Colorado Avalanche, QMJHL
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Game 4 Preview: Wilson & Hishon Draw In For Avalanche

Joey Hishon Set to Make NHL Debut Joey “The Magician” Hishon is set to make his NHL debut. Though this has been a long time coming for the often injured […]

by · April 23, 2014 · 0 comments · Colorado Avalanche
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Player Comparison: Is Tyson Barrie A Better Option Than Erik Karlsson?

When explaining Tyson Barrie’s game to people that do not see him on a regular basis, I find myself calling him “a poor man’s Erik Karlsson”. Many new viewers got […]

by · April 22, 2014 · 0 comments · Colorado Avalanche
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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 […]

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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 · 0 comments · Colorado Avalanche
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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 · 0 comments · Colorado Avalanche
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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 […]