Alexander Kerfoot: Stop Passing, Start Shooting

February 6, 2018

After winning ten straight, the Colorado Avalanche have come back down to Earth. They’ve lost four of their last five games and Nathan MacKinnon for 2-4 weeks with a shoulder injury. In MacKinnon’s absence, the Avs returned from the All-Star break to grind out an overtime victory over the struggling Edmonton Oilers but generated no offense in a lackluster 3-0 loss to the Winnipeg Jets on Saturday. The key difference between the…

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Top Lines in Colorado Avalanche History

February 2, 2018

The Colorado Avalanche have played host to some of the best hockey players in the league. During their run of multiple championships, and even beyond, the Avalanche have frequently had a combination of skills that made them one of the most exciting teams to watch. From top to bottom, the Avs lines have always provided fans with great hockey. Here are the top lines in Avalanche history, in no particular…

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Avalanche’s Elite Trade Strategies

January 30, 2018

When Joe Sakic became the general manager of the Colorado Avalanche in 2014-15, he was heading into a good situation. In the season prior to his arrival as GM, he served as the Vice President of Hockey Operations and helped the club climb to a third-place ranking in the overall standings. But, over the next three years, they plummeted to dead last and broke the franchise record for most games…

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Colorado Avalanche Top 4 Prospects

January 6, 2018

The Colorado Avalanche are just now restocking prospects into their organization. Recent drafts have been above average for the team. The fairly new Director of Amateur Scouting Alan Hepple has done an admirable job since taking the reigns. Hepple and his team of scouts are responsible for finding these players, and ultimately, that hidden gem. By trading away Matt Duchene, the Avalanche have received a slew of prospects and future…

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10 Reasons Hockey is the Greatest Sport on Earth

December 5, 2017

853 SHARES If you’re reading this, you’re probably already aware that hockey is the undisputed best sport on the planet. But if you really need some extra convincing, here’s a list of ten things (in no particular order) that make hockey the greatest sport on Earth: 1. It’s Played on a Giant Sheet of Ice Football, basketball, baseball – what do they all have in common? They’re played on the…

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Landeskog Suspended Four Games

November 27, 2017

The Colorado Avalanche will be without their captain Gabriel Landeskog for the next four games after the 25-year-old was suspended for crosschecking Calgary Flames forward Matthew Tkachuk in the face Saturday. The altercation occurred during the first period of the game between the Flames and Avalanche in Colorado on Saturday, a game that ultimately saw the Flames come away with a win. Colorado’s Gabriel Landeskog suspended four games for cross-checking…

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Overtime With BSC: Who Won the Duchene Trade?

November 7, 2017

In a move that shook up the landscape of the NHL, a rare three-way trade took place Sunday night that saw the Matt Duchene-saga in Colorado end. Duchene was traded mid-game to the Ottawa Senators. The Senators in turn traded away Kyle Turris to the Nashville Predators as well as their first and third-round draft picks, 2017 first-round draft pick Shane Bowers and goaltender Andrew Hammond to the Avalanche. Joe…

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Duchene Finally Traded!

November 5, 2017

168 SHARES The Colorado Avalanche have traded Matt Duchene to the Ottawa Senators. A three-way trade between the Avalanche, Senators and Nashville Predators was reported to be in the works earlier in the week and as Elliotte Friedman mentioned Sunday, that deal appeared to be back in place. The final details of the trade are as follows: the Senators acquire Duchene, the Predators acquire Kyle Turris and the Avalanche acquire…

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Reassessing the Colorado Avalanche

November 3, 2017

At the beginning of this season, few gave serious consideration to the Colorado Avalanche’s hopes of success. The overwhelming consensus was that the Avalanche were destined for the NHL’s cellar. Oddsmakers didn’t give them much of a chance. But the team has a winning record of 7-5-0, exceeding early expectations. With this surprise start to the campaign, let’s reassess the team’s expectations moving forward, and their relationship with Matt Duchene. Production…

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Colorado Avalanche Franchise Jersey History

October 30, 2017

This article was originally published in October, 2014. Since beginning play in the 1917-18 season, the NHL and it’s teams have seen drastic changes as well as improvements regarding team uniforms. Not only have jersey designs changed throughout history, but so too has technology, with development constantly adapting to bring players ultimate benefits without inhibiting their skill or style of play. Typically, NHL team uniforms and their designs change from time to time,…

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