Category: ‘Coaches’

2014-2015 Season Player Preview: Semyon Varlamov
July 25th, 2014 at 7:27 PM
Last season was a genuine breakout campaign for Colorado Avalanche goaltender Semyon Varlamov. He silenced all the doubters by posting a career high .927 save percentage while facing more shots than any other goalie in the NHL, recording a franchise-record 41 wins, and being nominated for the Vezina Trophy. At...

Patrick Roy Named a Finalist for the Jack Adams Award
May 6th, 2014 at 3:33 PM
Several members of the Colorado Avalanche organization have been named finalists for various pieces of hardware at this year's NHL awards. Ryan O'Reilly, Nathan MacKinnon and Semyon Varlamov are already known to be finalists for an award, and rounding out the list is none other than head coach and living legend,...

The Stage is Set for the Colorado Avalanche’s First Game 7 Since 2003
April 29th, 2014 at 6:45 PM
So it all comes down to this. One game will decide if the Colorado Avalanche will earn their first playoff series win in six years or have their storybook season cut short. The Avalanche organization has been preparing for exactly this scenario for years, this year especially. Over the grind...

Colorado Avalanche Prepare for a Determined Pushback from Minnesota Wild in Game 2
April 18th, 2014 at 9:06 PM
If the first game of this opening round series between the Colorado Avalanche and Minnesota Wild was an accurate representation of what we can expect going forward, we're in for a fantastic series. After such a dramatic comeback victory for the Avalanche, and therefore such a devastating loss for the...

Colorado Avalanche Put Their Unmatched Resiliency on Display in Game 1
April 18th, 2014 at 7:00 AM
Sometimes it really does feel like hockey games are scripted. If one could write a script for how Game 1 of the opening round series between the Colorado Avalanche and the Minnesota Wild would go, that script wouldn't be nearly as good as what actually happened. As they have done...