Tagged: ‘Joe Sakic’

Kiszla: Avalanche GM Joe Sakic would be crazy to let another NHL team hire DU coach Jim Montgomery
April 20th, 2017 at 7:01 PM
***PHOTO1*** The man who should be the Avalanche's next coach works a little more than six miles down the road from the NHL team's arena in Denver. If general manager Joe Sakic lets Jim Montgomery get away, it will be a crying shame. Montgomery knows how to build a winner. He...

Colorado Avalanche Could Trade 1st Overall with Las Vegas
April 20th, 2017 at 1:22 PM
***PHOTO1*** If the Colorado Avalanche secure the first-overall pick in the 2017 NHL Draft, they could trade it to the Las Vegas Golden Knights for a good return. The Colorado Avalanche have a lot of options if they win the first-overall draft pick in the NHL lottery, including, you know, draft Nolan...

Colorado Avalanche: Protecting Varlamov Makes No Sense
April 13th, 2017 at 11:02 AM
***PHOTO1*** Announcing goalie Semyon Varlamov will be the protected goalie in the Expansion Draft makes no sense. It's too soon to announce that decision. With lockers cleaned out and the Pepsi Center ice broken, the next thing Colorado Avalanche fans have to look forward to is the draft. (Well, that and getting...

The good news heading into roster shuffling is, there’s nowhere to go but up for the Avs
April 12th, 2017 at 12:51 PM
***PHOTO1*** So where does the Avalanche go from here in the wake of their NHL-worst season? "Schenectady" is not an option. Unless the Kroenke ownership steps in and cleans house, Joe Sakic is remaining as general manager, and he's sticking with Jared Bednar as coach. Sakic had a coherent plan. Sign...

Avalanche Journal: Matt Duchene looks to World Championships as trade talks loom
April 9th, 2017 at 9:35 PM
***PHOTO1*** ST. LOUIS รข?? Had it crossed Matt Duchene's mind that he might have just played his final game for the Colorado Avalanche? "Yeah, absolutely," the Avalanche forward said in the Scottrade visiting locker room Sunday. "I'm half-expecting it to be. Yeah, it's tough, it's emotional for sure, knowing it potentially...