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Ranking the Avalanche’s Head Coaches

The Colorado Avalanche moved to the Mile High City in 1995 after the franchise fell out of favor with city officials in Quebec. The team had a new name, a […]

by · February 28, 2015 · 0 comments · Colorado Avalanche
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Avalanche Alumni Game Roster

The Colorado Avalanche and Detroit Red Wings blessed hockey fans in the late 1990’s and early 2000’s with a legendary rivalry. Games between the two teams were guaranteed to be […]

by · February 28, 2015 · 0 comments · Colorado Avalanche
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The Avalanche’s Top Defensive Prospects

The biggest criticism against the Avalanche is that they are top heavy on forwards and goaltending but severely lacking on defensemen. That may be true, for now, but there is […]

by · February 25, 2015 · 0 comments · Colorado Avalanche
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Mission 17 W

View image | During the start of the Colorado Avalanche’s 2001 season, Ray Bourque posted the motto “Mission 16W” in the team’s locker room so they could focus on the […]

by · February 21, 2015 · 0 comments · Colorado Avalanche
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Jan Maybe Hejda-ing Out of Denver

With less than 30 games remaining in the NHL season it appears the Colorado Avalanche will be ending their season earlier then they wanted to.  Currently last in the Central […]

by · February 19, 2015 · 0 comments · Colorado Avalanche
Nick Holden enjoyed a very successful '13-'14 campaign with the Avalanche, and he will look to repeat his performance during the '14-'15 NHL season. (Ron Chenoy-USA TODAY Sports)

Avalanche of Goals Results in Back to Back Wins

The Colorado Avalanche won back to back games riding a nine goal offensive explosion in games against the Dallas Stars and Phoenix Coyotes.  Coming off a four game losing streak […]

by · February 17, 2015 · 0 comments · Colorado Avalanche
Cody McLeod Ejected to 1st Star Honors

Cody McLeod Ejected to 1st Star Honors

Possibly nobody in the NHL knows their role better then Cody McLeod of the Colorado Avalanche.  In a game against the Dallas Stars on Saturday McLeod had a game that […]

by · February 16, 2015 · 0 comments · Colorado Avalanche
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Avalanche Power Play Must Power Up

View image | This year started off terribly for the Colorado Avalanche. They were nowhere near the playoffs for quite a while to start things off. The Avs have […]

by · February 12, 2015 · 0 comments · Colorado Avalanche
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Happy Birthday Max Talbot

Happy Birthday to Max Talbot who turns 31 today.  Talbot has had a successful NHL career playing for three different NHL teams in the Pittsburgh Penguins, the Philadelphia Flyers and […]

by · February 11, 2015 · 0 comments · Colorado Avalanche
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Colorado Avalanche – The Missing Pieces

No team in the NHL will ever use injuries as an excuse as to how poorly or well they play.  However, injuries have certainly haunted the Colorado Avalanche in a […]

by · February 10, 2015 · 0 comments · Colorado Avalanche
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Avalanche Lose 3 Straight, Playoff Hopes Diminishing

The Colorado Avalanche found themselves in a situation following the NHL All Star break where nearly every game was a must win.  Things started off decent with a 1-1-1 record […]

by · February 9, 2015 · 0 comments · Colorado Avalanche
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Avalanche Keep Flying Without the Condor

View image | When Erik Johnson was selected for his first ever NHL All-Star game, he couldn’t have been happier. That joy would soon turn into aggravation as the […]