Author: Keegan Griffiths

Samuel Girard taking a shot, while a San Jose Shark's skater attempts to check him with his stick

Opinion: Why the Avalanche Shouldn’t Trade Samuel Girard

May 21st, 2022: In game three of the 2nd round, Samuel Girard is injured for the rest of the playoffs. June 26th, 2022: The Colorado Avalanche beat the Tampa Bay Lightning 2-1 and are crowned Stanley Cup champions. The Avalanche went 10-3 after Girard’s injury, a truly remarkable run, and shows how incredible a team […]

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Analytics: Breaking down the matchup between the Avalanche and Lightning

The 2022 Stanley cup playoffs have had three sweeps. All three sweeps belong to the final two teams. Both teams have shown they deserve to be finalists and are the top 2 teams in the league. Both teams have won 4 straight games to move on and have controlled most of their games throughout the […]

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Analyzing the Avalanche Round 2 Victory and Round 3 Matchup

The Avalanche have finally overcome the second round, and while the narrative was drastically overblown, they are halfway to the ultimate goal of the Stanley Cup. Recap The Avalanche dominated at 5v5 the majority of the series, but especially in the 3rd period, where outside of game 5, when they were horrible, completely shut the […]

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Avalanche forward Artturi Lehkonen taking a shot while Blues defender Justin Faulk attempts to check him

Analysis: Avalanche lock it down defensively in Game 3

Game Overview After their first loss of the playoffs Thursday, the Avalanche looked to rebound on the road. The team started off slow, falling behind 4 minutes in off an unfortunate deflection by Devon Toews on a Colton Parayko bomb. It took a bit more time, but eventually, the Avalanche stepped up their game. Most […]

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