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2006 NHL Draft: Revisited

In most instances, National Hockey League scouts and others who evaluate draft-eligible players have to try and find the players that will not be the best at age 18, but […]

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Olympic Invitees: Colorado Avalanche Edition

It has been a busy past seven days in the NHL. After much deliberation, it was finally decided that NHL players will be participating in the 2014 Winter Olympic Games in […]

by · July 23, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Colorado Avalanche, International Hockey, Olympics
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Colorado Avalanche: Grading the Defense and Goalies

If you had to pick one part of this team that completely fell apart this year, it was the defense. The Avalanche defense looked so lost most of the year […]

by · April 29, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Colorado Avalanche
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Colorado Avalanche: Has the Tide Finally Turned?

Things are finally starting to look up for the Colorado Avalanche. Yes, the team still sits at .500 and is currently in 12th place in the Western Conference, but there […]

by · March 11, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Colorado Avalanche
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THW Panel: The Top 10 Most Overrated NHL Players

Some NHL players take way too much credit for the on-ice production they offer to their respective teams. Every season, there are players who receive more ice time than they deserve, […]

by · March 11, 2013 · 9 comments · News/Commentary, Top 10 Lists
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Who Will Be The Colorado Avalanche’s Top Six Defensemen?

The Colorado Avalanche are getting healthier.  Captain Gabe Landeskog returned to the lineup after missing 11 games and injured defensemen Erik Johnson and Ryan Wilson appear to be on the […]

by · March 4, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Colorado Avalanche, Injury Report
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Colorado Avalanche: Return of the Captain?

The Colorado Avalanche have been without their captain, 20-year-old Swedish power forward Gabe Landeskog, since he suffered a concussion on January 26th against the San Jose Sharks.  While players like Matt […]

by · February 20, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Colorado Avalanche, Injury Report
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Colorado Avalanche Defense is Team’s Weakest Link

The Colorado Avalanche is a team that has several up-and-coming young players with a great amount of skill. The offensive side of this team is really beginning to come together […]

by · February 8, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Colorado Avalanche
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How Much Money Is PK Subban Worth?

As soon as the new CBA is ratified by both the NHL owners and the players, teams will finally be allowed to start making roster moves such as signing free […]

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Stewart, Blues Agree to 1-Year Contract Extension

Chris Stewart will be getting another chance with the St. Louis Blues. Team GM Doug Armstrong announced Thursday morning that the Blues signed right-winger Chris Stewart to a one-year contract […]

by · June 14, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Free Agents, St Louis Blues
Kevin Shattenkirk Thriving in St. Louis

Kevin Shattenkirk Thriving in St. Louis

Sometimes a trade has the most unexpected player shine brighter than the original cornerstones of the deal. That can be said for Blues defenseman Kevin Shattenkirk, who continues to prove […]

by · February 12, 2012 · 3 comments · St Louis Blues
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Mile High Minute: Colorado Avalanche Week in Review

Highs and Lows The Colorado Avalanche had a rocky time this past week. After solid wins over the Anaheim Ducks, Los Angeles Kings and Chicago Blackhawks, the tide turned with […]

by · January 16, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · All-Star Weekend, Colorado Avalanche, Injury Report