Surprisingly enough, the team that the Colorado Avalanche most closely resembles stylistically is the newly-crowned Stanley Cup champion Pittsburgh Penguins.

Sidney Crosby was awarded the Conn Smythe trophy on Sunday. With that, he joined a pretty exclusive club. The only other member? Joe Sakic.

Hockey seems to be alive and well in Denver, at least among fans of the Pittsburgh Penguins.

Joe Sakic has made it clear that addressing the blueline is a top priority for the Avalanche, and these five free agent defensemen could help.

When it comes to drafting a right or left winger for the Colorado Avalanche this offseason, there is very little pressure in finding one that is NHL ready.

If the Avalanche are active on the left wing market, it will likely come in the form of retaining their own. Here are five names to keep an eye on in this summer’s market.

If $7.5 million is truly the amount that Alexander Radulov is asking for per season, then the Avalanche shouldn’t just walk away, they should run.

A restricted free agent, Tyson Barrie is arbitration eligible. In the minds of Avalanche brass, that is a status that is not taken lightly.

An integral part of a University of Denver team that made it to the Frozen Four last season, Will Butcher's leadership role will expand next season.

The Colorado Avalanche need to find a defenseman to pair next to Erik Johnson, and his USA teammate, Jack Johnson, may be just the guy