Avalanche

Avalanche Review and Preview

Check on the Avs fans in your life; they’re on quite a rollercoaster right now.  The Avalanche went into the road trip top of the division with eight wins in the last ten games and had a 12-6-1 record. It seemed like it would be a standard road trip, with the Boston Bruins being the […]

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Avs v Stars Post Game

On Saturday night, the Avalanche faced the Stars for the second time this week. They beat the Stars 3-2 in a shoot-out on Monday night and wanted to play a much better game at home. Which is exactly what they did. Sporting their new reverse retro jerseys, the Avs took hold of the game early. […]

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Cale Makar in a black adidas workout shirt looking down while surrounded by microphones

Makar Reaches 200 Points

It’s Cale Makar’s game, and we’re all just watching it.  The Avalanche faced the Dallas Stars on November 21st, a match between the reigning champs and the current conference leaders. A real division rivalry. About 10 minutes into the first period, the Avalanche were on a power play after Joel Kiviranta hooked Mikko Rantanen. The […]

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Eight More Years of Nate the Great

As of the writing of this article, Nathan MacKinnon is the highest-paid player in the NHL. He signed an eight-year extension with the Colorado Avalanche, $12.6million AAV, and an $85.34 signing bonus. There was little doubt MacKinnon would be staying with the Avs. At the NHL media tour this summer, he said he wanted to […]

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Opinion: The Avalanche Needed Erik Johnson to Win the Stanley Cup

One of the reasons the Stanley Cup is the best trophy in sports is that instead of being presented to the team’s owner first, it is given to the team’s captain. They get to lift it and all its glory and make the all-important decision of who to hand it to next. For Avalanche Captain […]

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Hockey on The Quad

Every year when the Colorado Avalanche makes the playoffs, banners of all the players’ jerseys are hung with lights and signs stating that the postseason has begun and the Avalanche will “Ascend as One” or “Find a Way.” Just a few blocks from where the Avalanche play, Larmier Square becomes everyone’s go-to stop before heading […]

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Nathan MacKinnon to miss weeks due to injury

This afternoon, Avalanche head coach Jared Bednar reports that Mackinnon will miss three weeks due to a lower-body injury over the weekend. MacKinnon sustained a lower-body injury on Saturday against the Columbus Blue Jackets. MacKinnon had missed some time earlier in the season due to covid-19 protocols. Now piling an injury on top of that, […]

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