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Ryan O'Reilly. (Charles LeClaire-USPRESSWIRE)

Ryan O’Reilly Saga Coming to an End

View image | The Ryan O’Reilly saga coming to an end sounds a bit like a fairy tale to Colorado Avalanche fans. Though hopefully this fairy tale does come true, […]

Ryan Wilson is Colorado's top candidate for a non-compliance buy out this spring (Wikipedia)

Avalanche of Injuries Plague UFA Ryan Wilson

Every now and then a player in the NHL that went undrafted can explode onto the scene and have all other clubs asking why they passed on him.  When the […]

Daniel Briere

Avalanche Moving on From Hejda, Briere

The Colorado Avalanche have done a wonderful job over the past six years of establishing what is considered its core of young players. In the 2009 NHL entry draft, the […]

by · June 17, 2015 · 0 comments · Colorado Avalanche
Claude Giroux (Amy Irvin / The Hockey Writers)

The Avalanche’s Disappointing Draft Picks

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 […]

John-Michael Liles won't see him in a uniform other than that of the Maple Leafs any time soon (bridgetds/Flickr)

The Colorado Avalanche’s Best Late Round Draft Picks

When teams start getting into the late round draft picks, drafting in the NHL starts to become a roll of the dice. Occasionally teams find a gem in the later […]

by · June 10, 2015 · 0 comments · Colorado Avalanche
Gabriel Landeskog

Options Aplenty for the Avalanche at 10th Overall

View image | 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 […]

Pavel Zacha (Photo: OHL Images)

Pavel Zacha May Be Heading to Denver at 10th Overall

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 […]

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

2 Years of Patrick Roy

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 […]

Calvin Pickard has performed very admirably in place of an injured Semyon Varlamov, but he has some real tests coming up against the Penguins, Red Wings, Blues, and Blackhawks. (Ron Chenoy-USA TODAY Sports)

Calvin Pickard Beaming Up the Depth Chart

  View image | The Colorado Avalanche have a hard decision to make next year regarding their number two goalie. It’s been fun to see Calvin Pickard beaming up […]

Ryan O'Reilly will be a major piece for the rebuilding Sabres (Ron Chenoy-USA TODAY Sports)

Summertime Storylines for the Colorado Avalanche

As the summer heats up, and the playoffs begins to wind down all eyes turn to the 2015-16 season. But before all 30 teams are back on the ice in […]

by · May 28, 2015 · 0 comments · Colorado Avalanche
Alexander Radulov (Photo: Konstantin Konopelchev - HC Atlant)

The Reunification of Patrick Roy and Alexander Radulov

View image | 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. […]

Gabriel Landeskog (Timothy T. Ludwig-US PRESSWIRE)

Avalanche Select in Top Ten for the Fourth Time

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 […]