Monday, March 27, 2017
Paxton Lynch

17 burning Colorado sports questions for 2017

Want to know what kind of year it’s going to be in Denver? Depending on how you weigh in, 2017 will be defined by your answers (and their accuracy).

HIGHLIGHTS: Cody McLeod socks it to Avs in first game with Predators

Cody McLeod logged a fight and a goal skating with his new club, Nashville, who was in Denver on Saturday to take on the Avalanche.

Colorado Avalanche trade enforcer Cody McLeod to the Nashville Predators

On Friday, the Avalanche made their first move, shipping popular pugilist Cody McLeod to the Nashville Predators in exchange for forward Felix Girard.

HIGHLIGHTS: MacKinnon’s beauty not enough as Avs fall 4-1 to Anaheim

MacKinnon's lone, unassisted tally was the only point the offense-starved Avalanche could muster as Colorado notched loss number 26 on the season.

Avalanche asking a lot in return for captain Gabriel Landeskog

Trade rumors have begun to surround Avs forward Gabriel Landeskog. Even if they are willing to the captain, it isn't like they will just give him away.

Nathan MacKinnon is the Avalanche’s lone representative on All-Star roster

On Tuesday, MacKinnon was named to his first career All-Star game. He currently leads the Avalanche in scoring, with 27 points in 39 games.

The “core” isn’t the Avalanche’s problem, it’s the supporting cast

By going big and trying to be more physical, the Avalanche slowed down the very thing that got it to the playoffs in 2013-14 - its speed.

Colorado Avalanche should keep their alternate uniforms at all costs

The team's alternate jerseys, which were introduced last season, are stunning, nostalgic and far-and-away the team's best looking kit. They should fight to keep them around.

HIGHLIGHTS: MacKinnon nets thrilling overtime winner to snap skid

Nathan MacKinnon finally busted through to end the game, Colorado's five-game losing streak and their 10-game home losing streak.

Avalanche lucky Bruins balked at trading Brandon Carlo for Gabriel Landeskog

I am not saying the Avalanche should trade Landeskog. I am not saying they shouldn't, but they could do better than Brandon Carlo.