Category: ‘Retired Avalanche’

Peter Forsberg and Rob Blake Named to Hockey Hall of Fame Class of 2014
June 23rd, 2014 at 9:36 PM
***PHOTO1*** The number of former Colorado Avalanche players in the Hockey Hall of Fame will increase from four to six on November 17 when Peter Forsberg and Rob Blake are inducted with the class of 2014. They will Join Jari Kurri, Ray Bourque, Patrick Roy and Joe Sakic as former Avalanche players...

Colorado Avalanche Should Be Well Represented at National Hockey League Awards
April 6th, 2014 at 12:07 PM
As the end of the National Hockey League regular season draws near, there is plenty for fans of the Colorado Avalanche to be excited about. Of course, there is the well documented fact that the Avalanche have had one of their best seasons ever and will be back in the...

Forsberg to Be Inducted into IIHF Hall of Fame
November 23rd, 2012 at 7:01 PM
Joe Sakic is not the only one former Avalanche player to be inducted into a hall of fame this year. Peter Forsberg, along with four other players, will go into the IIHF's Hall of Fame. The ceremony will take place in Stockholm, Sweden in May at the World Hockey Championships. It...

Colorado Avalanche Greats by Number: 60 and Over
November 20th, 2012 at 9:15 PM
In the final part in the series, all jersey numbers over 60 are listed. Click here for part six. 60: Jose Theodore (2006-08), former Hart Trophy winner, was acquired for David Aebischer in 2006. Prior to arriving in Colorado, he famously failed a drug test before the start of the Olympics. His...

Colorado Avalanche Greats by the Numbers: 50 Through 59
November 17th, 2012 at 9:30 PM
This is the sixth installment in the series. Numbers 56 and 58 will not be on here because nobody in Colorado history has worn either of those jerseys. Click here for part five. 50: Brian Willsie (2000-2003, 08-10) was drafted 146th in the 1996 draft. He did not make the roster...