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Joe Sacco, head coach of the Avalanche, after Thursday night's loss (credit: CBS)

Avalanche Fire Coach Sacco

The Colorado Avalanche have fired coach Joe Sacco a day after the team missed the playoffs for the third straight season.

04/28/2013

The Colorado Avalanche celebrate a Jamie McGinn #11 goal against Devan Dubnyk #40 of the Edmonton Oilers during a game at the Pepsi Center on February 2, 2013 in Denver, Colorado.  The Avalanche led 2-1 after two periods. (Photo by Dustin Bradford/Getty Images)

Avs Fans Spoiled From The Glory Years Getting Impatient

When ranking the professional teams in Colorado, the Avalanche would find themselves fighting for third with the Rockies, and considering there are far more baseball than hockey fans, that means right now the Avs are fourth.

02/25/2013

Ryan Wilson of the Colorado Avalanche tries to get off a shot against goalie Jonathan Quick #32 of the Los Angeles Kings at the Pepsi Center on January 22, 2013. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Avs Rally In 3rd Period For 3-1 Win Over Kings

Gabriel Landeskog and David Jones scored 1:35 apart in the final period to help Colorado rally for a 3-1 win over the Los Angeles Kings in their home opener of the shortened NHL season.

01/23/2013

Gabriel Landeskog of the Colorado Avalanche controls the puck against Clayton Stoner #4 and Kyle Brodziak #21 of the Minnesota Wild during the third period of the season opener on January 19, 2013 at Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul, Minnesota. The Wild defeated the Avalanche 4-2. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Landeskog, New Avalanche Captain, Hopes O’Reilly Joins Team Soon

It’s the home opener for the Avalanche Tuesday night when they host the Stanley Cup Champion Kings. So far the Avs are 0-1 after losing their shortened season opener at Minnesota, and one big problem is they still don’t have Ryan O’Reilly.

01/22/2013