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Peter Forsberg: Colorado’s Swedish King

Peter Forsberg: Colorado’s Swedish King

During Peter Forsberg’s jersey retirement ceremony a few years ago, former Avalanche general manager Pierre Lacroix told a story about the Swede. During the 2001 playoffs when Forsberg was lost […]

by · November 15, 2014 · 1 comment · Colorado Avalanche
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Time Running Out on the Avalanche

The Colorado Avalanche have dug themselves a little hole to start the season off. Most predicted that Colorado probably wouldn’t be able to sustain their torrid pace they set last […]

by · November 15, 2014 · 2 comments · Colorado Avalanche
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A Non-Factor: Something Isn’t Right With Ryan O’Reilly

The 2013-2014 season was Ryan O’Reilly’s best as a professional hockey player. Not only from a statistical point of view, but just as a general sense as far as hockey […]

by · November 12, 2014 · 2 comments · Colorado Avalanche
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Patrick Roy Putting The Colorado Avalanche Into the Zone

One of the hallmarks of Patrick Roy’s first year was his approach to defensive zone coverage. While most teams play zone while 5 on 5, Patrick Roy opted to go […]

by · November 6, 2014 · 3 comments · Colorado Avalanche
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Dennis Everberg is a Swede Surprise

The main objective in pre-season and rookie camp is to see what your organization has in stock. Usually every team has a roster spot or two up for grabs at […]

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Nathan MacKinnon Terrifies the Islanders On Halloween Eve

It has been a pretty horrifying start to the season for the Colorado Avalanche, especially for Nathan MacKinnon who hasn’t scored a goal in the first 10 games of the […]

by · October 31, 2014 · 0 comments · Colorado Avalanche
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Colorado Avalanche, the Good, the Bad and the Ugly

Starting the new season off with a record of 2 – 4 – 4, the Colorado Avalanche have had a mixed bag of displays. Putting in great performances in some […]

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Zach Redmond Quietly Impressive for Avalanche in Debut

Zach Redmond was given a 50-50 chance that he’d never play hockey again after a skate cut his femoral artery in a warm up two seasons ago. He ended up making […]

by · October 25, 2014 · 2 comments · Colorado Avalanche
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Jarome Iginla Meshing Well With the Avalanche

Its early days in the 2014 – 2015 NHL season. In a lot of cases, new teammates and staff are just getting to know one another. In one such case, […]

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Colorado Avalanche Defense Cooking Up Plenty of Turnovers

Last season the Colorado Avalanche protected the puck extremely well. Over the course of the season they only gave the puck away 535 times, an average of 6.5 a game. That […]

by · October 23, 2014 · 0 comments · Colorado Avalanche
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Avalanche of Issues in Colorado

To be fair, the 2014-15 NHL season is still relatively young. Yet with seven games played thus far, the Colorado Avalanche have certainly served up more worry than inspiration. Currently […]

Joe Sakic began his career with the Quebec Nordiques.

Colorado Avalanche: Franchise Jersey History

Since beginning play in the 1917-18 season, the NHL and it’s teams have seen drastic changes as well as improvements regarding team uniforms. Not only have jersey designs changed throughout […]