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Colorado Avalanche Signing Spree Continues with Four More Players
July 1st, 2014 at 10:24 PM
This has been one of the busiest days in Colorado Avalanche history. On this day alone, the first day of free agency in 2014, Paul Stastny left, the team signed Jarome Iginla, traded a pair of draft picks to the San Jose Sharks for defenseman Brad Stuart, and now has signed...

Colorado Avalanche Select Conner Bleackley 23rd Overall at 2014 NHL Draft
June 27th, 2014 at 8:52 PM
With the 23rd pick at the 2014 NHL Draft, the Colorado Avalanche have selected forward Conner Bleackley of the WHL's Red Deer Rebels, adding to the already fantastic depth the Avalanche have up front. At first, one might begin to wonder why Colorado seems to always take a forward in the...

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...

2014-2015 Season Player Preview: Maxime Talbot
June 2nd, 2014 at 6:42 PM
It came as a bit of a surprise to many Colorado Avalanche fans when the team struck a trade with the Philadelphia Flyers last fall, acquiring forward Maxime Talbot in exchange for forward Steve Downie. During his short time with Colorado, Downie had proven to be a player who was...

City of Denver Shows Its Playoff Pride for the Colorado Avalanche
April 16th, 2014 at 4:42 PM
In anticipation of the Colorado Avalanche going on a playoff run, the city of Denver is rallying behind its hockey team in a manner most official. At the capitol building downtown, Avalanche flags can be seen waving alongside the state flag, and they will remain there for as long as...

Joe Sakic and His Overtime Magic
November 11th, 2012 at 11:10 PM
In honor of Joe Sakic, who goes into the Hockey Hall of Fame Monday, here is the list lf his NHL record eight playoff overtime goals. All goals came after the team moved from Quebec. 1. 4/25/1996, Western Conference Quarterfinals versus Vancouver. After the teams had split the first four games,...

Colorado Avalanche Greats by the Numbers: 10 through 19
November 6th, 2012 at 11:18 AM
***PHOTO1*** Here is the second installment in the series, Colorado Avalanche all-time greatest players by jersey number: 10 through 19. Click here for part one. 10: Brad May (2005-07) was a tough guy who never backed down from a fight. His short time is Colorado was not without controversey. There was a...

Colorado Avalanche: the Possible Alternate History?
October 9th, 2012 at 6:22 PM
What if the Colorado Avalanche did not match Joe Sakic's offer sheet from the New York Rangers after the 1996-97 season. Both teams were coming off of conference finals losses. Avalanche lost to Detroit and New York was downed by Philadelphia. In the off season, Rangers general manager Neil Smith...