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Patrick Roy at Avalanche training camp (Kevin Goff/THW)

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 · 0 comments · 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 · 0 comments · 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 · 0 comments · 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 · 0 comments · Colorado Avalanche
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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 · 0 comments · 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 · 0 comments · 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
The draft is just the tip of the summer iceberg (photo: Arnold C \ WikiCommons)

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