Category Archives: Colorado Avalanche

Is it too little, too late for the Colorado Avalanche?

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As the Colorado Avalanche venture through the second half of the 2014-2015 season, their playoff hopes continue to diminish. The Colorado Avalanche came into this season with a chip on their shoulder; a chip that no longer exists. After finishing 2nd in the Western Conference during the 2013-2014 season, the Avalanche made an early exit during the first round of the playoffs. This set the tone for the occurring 2014-2015 season.  After 44 games of play, the Avs occupy the 11th seed in the Western Conference with a staggering low of 45 points. (more…)

Roberts 2014-15 NHL Predictions

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As the 2014-15 season creeps near us it’s time to take a look at the teams around the league and predict where they may finish.

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Sharks Ship D Brad Stuart to Colorado for Picks

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The Sharks have traded D Brad Stuart to the Avalanche for a 2016 2nd round draft pick and a 2017 6th round pick. (more…)

My 2013-2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs Round 1 Predictions

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Here are my Round 1 predictions! Feel free to leave your predictions in the comments.

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Minnesota Wild v Colorado Avalanche: Playoff Preview

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The Minnesota Wild open the first round of the playoffs Thursday against the dynamic and Central Division surprise Colorado Avalanche. The Avs have flourished this season behind a cast of budding superstars and a fiery coach in Patrick Roy. The question now is how this potent team will fair in the playoffs against the more seasoned Wild who have a worse record, but boast more experience at nearly every position. (more…)

Home Ice Crucial for Colorado Avalanche in Postseason

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You don’t tug on Superman’s cape, and you certainly don’t want to face-off against the defending Stanley Cup champions in the first round, in a Game 7, on the road. Take a look at today’s NHL standings, over a week away from the start of the postseason, you’ll notice the Avalanche sit in second place in the Central Division. (more…)

Young Guns: The NHL Trend of Youthful Captains

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In their 4-1 victory over the Washington Capitals, the surging Colorado Avalanche picked up a beautiful insurance marker from Gabriel Landeskog, the youngest captain in the NHL. Not only is he the youngest captain in the NHL today, but the youngest ever in NHL history, eclipsing the previous record holder, Sidney Crosby. On top of that, he scored his goal after blowing past Capitals captain Alexander Ovechkin, who earned the “C” at age 24, and is part of a slew of young NHL captains in the League right now. While many teams look to the aged veteran to lead the team, many have decided that a breath of fresh air is what their team needs in the captaincy. Not all these young captains have worked out, but many of them have been successful.

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