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5 Reasons Why You Should Become A Hockey Fan NOW

Of the four major professional sports leagues in the US, the NHL gets the least amount of coverage in the media, with fans and on television. With the Eastern and Western Conference Finals both going to Game 6, now is a perfect time to start watching hockey and here are 5 reasons why.

05/29/2014

P.A. Parenteau #15, Matt Duchene #9 and Ryan O'Reilly #90 of the Colorado Avalanche skate off the ice after losing to the Minnesota Wild in overtime of Game Seven of the First Round of the 2014 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Pepsi Center on April 30, 2014 in Denver, Colorado. The Wild defeated the Avalanche 5-4 in overtime to win the series. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Avs’ Turnaround Season Ends With 1st-Round Loss

Ryan O’Reilly stared at the floor in front of his locker for quite some time after a Game 7 overtime loss to Minnesota.

05/01/2014

Gabriel Landeskog #92 of the Colorado Avalanche smiles as he skates back to the bench after Paul Stastny #26 (not pictured) scored against the Edmonton Oilers during an NHL game at Rexall Place on April 8, 2014 in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. (Photo by Derek Leung/Getty Images)

Avalanche Back In Playoffs, Focus On Wild

As the season went along and the Colorado Avalanche kept winning and winning, they broadened their ambitions: From simply making the playoffs to accumulating 100 points to capturing a division title.

04/14/2014

Goalie Semyon Varlamov #1 of the Colorado Avalanche makes a glove save as Erik Johnson #6 of the Colorado Avalanche defends against Jonathan Toews #19 of the Chicago Blackhawks at Pepsi Center on March 12, 2014 in Denver, Colorado. The Avalanche defeated the Blackhawks 3-2. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Varlamov Helps Avs To 3-2 Win Over Blackhawks

Semyon Varlamov stopped 37 shots for his 100th NHL win and Brad Malone scored his first goal of the season, helping the Colorado Avalanche hold off the Chicago Blackhawks 3-2 on Wednesday night.

03/12/2014

Semyon Varlamov #1 of the Colorado Avalanche makes a save against the Chicago Blackhawks at the United Center on January 14, 2014  in Chicago. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Varlamov Makes 46 Saves As Avalanche Beat Blackhawks In OT

Tyson Barrie scored his second goal of the game on a power play at 4:09 of overtime, and the Avalanche defeated the Blackhawks 3-2 on Tuesday night.

01/14/2014

CHICAGO, IL - DECEMBER 27: Jean-Sebastien Giguere #35 of the Colorado Avalanche reacts after a goal is scored by the Chicago Blackhawks at the United Center on December 27, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. The Blackhawks defeated the Avalanche 7-2.  (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Sharp, Toews lead Blackhawks past Avalanche 7-2

Patrick Sharp scored three goals for his third career hat trick and set up one of Jonathan Toews’ two scores to lead the Chicago Blackhawks past the Colorado Avalanche 7-2 on Friday night.

12/27/2013

Nate Guenin #5 of the Colorado Avalanche controls the puck against Brandon Saad #20 of the Chicago Blackhawks  at the Pepsi Center on Nov. 19, 2013. (credit: Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Varlamov Leads Avalanche Past Blackhawks 5-1

Semyon Varlamov stopped 36 shots, Paul Stastny had a goal and an assist, and the Colorado Avalanche beat the Chicago Blackhawks 5-1 on Tuesday night.

11/19/2013

Matt Duchene of the Colorado Avalanche (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Duchene Out At Least A Week With Oblique Injury

The Colorado Avalanche will be without forward Matt Duchene for at least a week with an oblique injury.

11/18/2013

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Many Blackhawks Fans Miss The Big Game After Storm Knocks Out Power

Those who got to see the Blackhawks rally to beat the Bruins and win the Stanley Cup last night won’t soon forget it, but unfortunately neither will those who didn’t get to see the big win, after a strong, fast-moving storm knocked out power.

06/25/2013

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Patrick Kane Wins Conn Smythe Trophy

A year ago, the Chicago Blackhawks had to answer questions about Patrick Kane’s maturity.

06/25/2013

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