The NHL’s Central Division was the center of attention during a free-wheeling, big-spending scramble for talent this offseason.
Though Sidney Crosby and Alex Ovechkin maintain their place as the league’s most recognized stars, a changing of the guard is gradually taking place. There’s Steven Stamkos in Tampa Bay, and Gabriel Landeskog and Nathan MacKinnon in Colorado.
The Colorado Avalanche are getting ready to take on defending champions Los Angeles Kings tonight in their second-to-last preseason game. Both fans and players are ready for a victory on the ice.
Avalanche captain Gabriel Landeskog says contending for the Stanley Cup is the goal this year
The Broncos weren’t overwhelming favorites to win Super Bowl XLVIII but a 43-8 loss to the Seattle Seahawks was a punch to the stomach of Broncos Nation. That story tops the list of the top Colorado sports stories of the first half of 2014.
The Colorado Avalanche made a lot of moves quickly during the NHL’s free agency period last week, and Avs fans are probably wondering if the team wound up bettering itself in the process.
The Colorado Avalanche added a big-name scorer in Jarome Iginla shortly after losing a fan favorite in Paul Stastny.
Colorado coach Patrick Roy won the Adams Award, while Avalanche forward Nathan MacKinnon became the youngest player to win the Calder Trophy as the NHL’s top rookie.
The Colorado Avalanche could be wearing out the red carpet at the NHL awards show next week with all the players they have up for honors.
Ryan O’Reilly stared at the floor in front of his locker for quite some time after a Game 7 overtime loss to Minnesota.