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The Colorado Avalanche Ice Girls clears hats from the ice after Nathan MacKinnon #29 of the Colorado Avalanche scored a hat trick against the Tampa Bay Lightning to give the Avalanche a 4-2 lead in the second period at Pepsi Center on February 22, 2015 in Denver, Colorado.  (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Top 8 Traditions In The NHL

Where did the term “hat trick” come from? And what about Detroit Red Wings fans throwing octopi on the rink? There are some strange traditions that come from hockey.

02/25/2015

Coors Field (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Avs To Host Red Wings In Outdoor NHL Game Next Season

The Colorado Avalanche will host their first NHL outdoor game at Coors Field next season.

01/24/2015

Patrick Roy (credit; CBS)

Patrick Roy A Finalist For The Jack Adams Award

Colorado Avalanche head coach Patrick Roy has been named a finalist for the Jack Adams Award.

05/06/2014

Head coach Patrick Roy of the Colorado Avalanche leads his team against the Anaheim Ducks during preseason action at Pepsi Center on September 18, 2013 in Denver, Colorado.  (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Patrick Roy Proving He’s Not Like Other NHL Coaches

The biggest difference for the Colorado Avalanche this year may be head coach Patrick Roy.

04/14/2014

Paul Stastny #26 of the Colorado Avalanche carries the puck across the blue line during the first period of the game against the Detroit Red Wings at Joe Louis Arena on March 6, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan.  (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

MacKinnon Breaks A Gretzky Record, Avs Defeat Wings In OT

Andre Benoit scored off an assist from rookie Nathan MacKinnon with 31.4 seconds left in overtime, lifting the Avalanche to a 3-2 win over the Red Wings on Thursday night.

03/07/2014

Head coach Patrick Roy of the Colorado Avalanche leads his team against the Nashville Predators at Pepsi Center on October 4, 2013 in Denver, Colorado. The Avalanche defeated the Predators 3-1.  (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Avalanche Off To Fast Start Under Roy

Patrick Roy has been way more composed than combustible on the bench through the Colorado Avalanche’s sizzling start to the season.

10/16/2013

(Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Seabrook’s OT Goal Lifts Blackhawks Past Red Wings

Brent Seabrook sent a wrist shot past goalie Jimmy Howard’s glove 3:35 into overtime to give the Chicago Blackhawks a 2-1 victory over the Detroit Red Wings in Game 7 of their second-round playoff series on Wednesday night.

05/30/2013

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Blackhawks Look To Break Howard In Game 4

Jimmy Howard’s cat-quick reflexes in net and easygoing nature out of it are big reasons the Detroit Red Wings are on a roll.

05/23/2013

TTYM: Benson Is A Strip Club DJ? NFL Cheerleaders Shave Their Heads? And What’s Wrong With An NFL ‘Bromance’?

It was complete and utter chaos in the world of sports this week, leaving many of us scratching our heads and asking these ridiculous questions:   Why are NFL cheerleaders shaving their heads? Why is […]

11/30/2012

Avs forward Ryan O'Reilly (credit: CBS)

Avs Prepare For ‘Burgundy & White’ Game, O’Reilly Gets Stitches

It’s hard to believe hockey season is right around the corner, but the Colorado Avalanche are now in the middle of training camp.

09/20/2011

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