Surprisingly enough, the team that the Colorado Avalanche most closely resembles stylistically is the newly-crowned Stanley Cup champion Pittsburgh Penguins.
This will mark the second time the Avs will host a Stadium Series game; their opponent will be announced sometime in the future.
The last time the Colorado Avalanche had a Bourque on their roster, they won the Stanley Cup. This year, there's a chance that they have two
Avalanche forward Mikko Rantanen was named to his first All-Star Game on Wednesday.
2016 was not kind to the Avalanche. They fizzled out down the stretch, they weren't major players in free agency, then, Patrick Roy resigned. Now, they find themselves at the cellar of league standings.
Better goaltender play and better shot production will mean more consistency for the Colorado Avalanche.
The offense was was too little, too late for the Colorado Avalanche as they were shut out for the 12th time this season, falling 1-0 to the Coyotes in Glendale.
This much we know: Whenever that next home Avalanche playoff game is, there will be six jerseys and numbers overhead. Including the one representing the guy with magical hands.
Butcher is the sixth defenseman to win the Hobey Baker Award. He is also the second Pioneer, joining defenseman Matt Carle, who captured the trophy in 2006.
May the fourth be with you, loyal Mile High Sports readers. On this day, dubbed Star Wars Day, we all get to celebrate our inner nerd.