A person familiar with the decision says Sacramento Kings general manager Pete D’Alessandro has accepted a front-office position in Denver.
Assistant general manager Chris MacFarland is leaving the Columbus Blue Jackets organization for the same position with the Colorado Avalanche.
The Colorado Avalanche will use San Antonio as their top minor league team beginning next season.
No one really expected the Colorado Avalanche would duplicate the 112 points they had last season, but at the same time no one really expected the Avs would go from first to worst in the Central Division.
Patrick Roy’s beard, spotted with copious amounts of gray, is in full playoff mode. That’s unlike his team as the Colorado Avalanche missed the postseason for a fourth time in five seasons.
The Colorado Avalanche will finish the season with three home games this week against teams that, unlike the Avs, still have something to play for.
Reto Berra waited a long time for another chance to start in the NHL. He finally got one — and a win, too.
Roy scored the tiebreaking goal midway through the third period as the Oilers beat the Colorado Avalanche 4-3 on Wednesday night.
Colorado Avalanche forward Gabriel Landeskog is only 22 and he’s already been captain of the team for three seasons. But he said he never stops learning.
Colorado is fortunate to have so many Denver based professional sports franchises, but in leagues where there is one winner and 29-31 losers, disappointment is common.