As it turns out, defensemen stick together at DU. Pioneers alumnus and current Avalanche Patrick Wiercioch gave his endorsement for DU captain Will Butcher
Many athletes in the Mile High City have dogs. That being said, there is only one team in Colorado that has a canine companion to call their own.
Former Avalanche and current Capitals defenseman Kevin Shattenkirk gave Colorado hockey a vote of confidence today, just not the abysmal NHL team.
"We’re the worst team in 20 years and that falls on first and foremost, the top players on this team,” Johnson told the Denver Post.
Despite offensive drive from John Mitchell, the Avs couldn't muster enough firepower to satiate their hunger against the Blues.
The third period again proved to be Colorado's undoing on Tuesday night as the Avalanche surrendered three goals in the final frame.
Alas, the poor Avalanche. Just when things are starting to look okay, a bad call turns the momentum around, things snowball and they are knocked back down.
Regulation loss No. 48 saw the Avs jump out to a 3-1 lead, only to fall 6-3 after giving up five goals in the third period.
The Avalanche played its final game in the storied arena Saturday, falling 5-1.
The Avalanche will head to Joe Louis Arena for the final time. Now that the end is near, we reminisce about the past, hoping for one last exciting round.
The Red Wings, the Raiders, the Jazz. In recent years, matchups between these teams and those from Denver have lost their luster.
"I don’t know if I’ve ever scored a goal that felt better than that one," Duchene said after scoring the game-winning goal, his first tally in 11 contests.
In the renewal of a once-great rivalry, the Avs downed the Red Wings, as rookie J.T. Compher netted his first career goal.