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Erik Johnson: From Draft Bust to NHL All-Star

It’s Ironic that the sole representative from the Colorado Avalanche headed to the All-Star Game is a defenseman, not a forward. Erik Johnson, arguably Colorado’s best player in the first […]

by · January 11, 2015 · 0 comments · Colorado Avalanche
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Colorado’s Huge Holiday Victory

It was the night before Christmas eve when the Colorado Avalanche faced off against Central Division rivals, St.Louis Blues. This game was of huge importance for the Avalanche on multiple […]

by · December 27, 2014 · 0 comments · Colorado Avalanche
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Erik Johnson is Finally Breaking Out

Erik Johnson, born in Bloomington, Minnesota was drafted number 1 overall in the 2006 draft by the St.Louis Blues. Very rarely do defenseman get drafted first overall, but Johnson was […]

by · November 18, 2014 · 0 comments · Colorado Avalanche
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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 · Comments are Disabled · 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)

Colorado Avalanche Must Make a Trade

There is a problem that has been slowly attended to year by year in Colorado. However it needs to be attended to this year rather than next. The Avalanche have […]

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Colorado Avalanche Defense: Who’s In, Who’s Out

This year all eyes are going to be fixed on the Colorado Avalanche defense. It’s the one thing many people point to as the team’s big weakness. The Avalanche made […]

by · October 6, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Colorado Avalanche
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Top 5 Most Interesting Blues NHL Draft Picks

The NHL draft is certainly a magical time of year each summer. It gives hope and builds anticipation for teams around the league and their fans alike. The NHL draft has […]

by · June 25, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · NHL Entry Draft, St Louis Blues
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Colorado Avalanche Defense Bending but Not Breaking

Defense wins championships, as the saying goes. At the start of the season most writers had pegged the Colorado Avalanche defense as being so far from a championship contender that […]

by · March 27, 2014 · 1 comment · Colorado Avalanche
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December Not a Merry Month for the Avalanche

The month of December did not leave the plethora of Christmas joy that fans of the Colorado Avalanche were hoping for, though it didn’t exactly leave a huge lump of […]

by · December 30, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Colorado Avalanche
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The Nail Yakupov Drama and Why it’s Happening.

For a junior hockey player, getting drafted first overall is a dream come true. When a team has the option of choosing any prospect, but decides it wants you above […]

by · November 13, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Edmonton Oilers
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Colorado Avalanche October Fan Mailbag

Athletes looking are looking at bodybuilding supplements to improve performance. Mr Supplement now stocks products tailored to athletes strength training. The Colorado Avalanche are off to a great start, and are […]

by · October 25, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Colorado Avalanche
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Despite Hot Start, Colorado Avalanche Need Defensive Help

The Colorado Avalanche are 6-1-0 after their first seven games of the year. Nobody expected this team to be much, but they have shown that they have what it takes […]

by · October 18, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Colorado Avalanche