Category Archives: Colorado Avalanche
With the KHL All star game coming up Jan. 13, the starters have been named and one of them is Avalanche player and current Lokomotiv goalie Semyon Varlamov. He was able to edge out Pekka Rinne of Dinamo Minsk by only 140 votes. Varly earned 26,344 votes. (more…)
Joe Sakic is not the only one former Avalanche player to be inducted into a hall of fame this year. Peter Forsberg, along with four other players, will go into the IIHF’s Hall of Fame. The ceremony will take place in Stockholm, Sweden in May at the World Hockey Championships. (more…)
(EDITOR’S NOTE: This is part 9 of 10 in a series on rivalries. Red Wings 101 will count down the top ten current rivals of the Detroit Red Wings. Fans are encouraged to comment with memories from past games that they may have seen in the past.)
It’s now down to the final two. Many fans will argue that this next team should be number 1 on the list, but I will leave the debating up to them. Without further ado: Colorado Avalanche. (more…)
One of the biggest surprises so far this season in the KHL has been the resurgence of Lokomotiv Yaroslavl after the tragic plane accident last September. A huge part of their success has been Colorado Avalanche goalie Semyon Varlamov. (more…)
Every team, every game, has a hero. In hockey there’s usually more than one hero per team. Some like Sidney Crosby, Evgeni Malkin, Alex Ovechkin and even Steven Stamkos are always at the top of the headlines, appearing in numerous All Star games and Olympic events. Others go about the business of trying to win games for their team without much fanfare. This week’s “Unsung Hero” is the young Gabriel Landeskog of the Colorado Avalanche.