Monday, March 27, 2017

COLORADO AVALANCHE

Former Pioneer Patrick Wiercioch endorses Will Butcher for Hobey Baker

As it turns out, defensemen stick together at DU. Pioneers alumnus and current Avalanche Patrick Wiercioch gave his endorsement for DU captain Will Butcher

Colorado Avalanche praise mascot Bernie on National Puppy Day

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 Kevin Shattenkirk has high praise for Denver hockey

Former Avalanche and current Capitals defenseman Kevin Shattenkirk gave Colorado hockey a vote of confidence today, just not the abysmal NHL team.

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Erik Johnson doesn’t mince words when describing Avalanche’s season

"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.

Colorado Avalanche fall to St. Louis Blues after third-period firestorm

Despite offensive drive from John Mitchell, the Avs couldn't muster enough firepower to satiate their hunger against the Blues.

HIGHLIGHTS: Avs’ third-period woes continue in loss to Blues

The third period again proved to be Colorado's undoing on Tuesday night as the Avalanche surrendered three goals in the final frame.

Blame the officials for the bad call, but the loss is on the Avalanche

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.

HIGHLIGHTS: Avs collapse in Chicago, allowing five goals in the third

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.

HIGHLIGHTS: Avs go out with a whimper in last trip to Joe Louis Arena

The Avalanche played its final game in the storied arena Saturday, falling 5-1.

The Colorado Avalanche are returning to ‘The Joe’ for one final bout

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.

Where have all the rivalries gone in the Mile High City?

The Red Wings, the Raiders, the Jazz. In recent years, matchups between these teams and those from Denver have lost their luster.

Duchene snaps out of slump with big goal against the Red Wings

"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.

Compher records first NHL goal as Avalanche down Red Wings

In the renewal of a once-great rivalry, the Avs downed the Red Wings, as rookie J.T. Compher netted his first career goal.