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Colorado Avalanche: Defensive Pairings Set…For Now

One of the biggest question marks surrounding the Colorado Avalanche, going into the 2013-2014 season, is the defense. Head coach Patrick Roy took a step towards answering part of the […]

by · September 26, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Colorado Avalanche
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Colorado Avalanche: Day Two of Training Camp

The Colorado Avalanche continued training camp today. Once again, the day began with Patrick Roy and other coaches running drills with a select amount of the players. Defensive positioning was, […]

by · September 13, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Colorado Avalanche
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Power Ranking the No. 1 Overall Picks From 2000-2009

Since the inception of the NHL Entry Draft, every decade has had their share of booms and busts at the No. 1 overall pick. The 80’s produced household names such […]

Colorado Avalanche Players Who Must Bounce Back

Colorado Avalanche Players Who Must Bounce Back

  After a year that was primarily spent in the basement of the NHL, the Colorado Avalanche are turning a corner and are looking forward to bigger and better things. […]

by · August 7, 2013 · 1 comment · Colorado Avalanche
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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