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.
The Colorado Avalanche have sent forwards Maxime Talbot and Paul Carey to the Boston Bruins for forward Jordan Caron and the Bruins’ sixth-round pick next year.
If the Avs are able to make a successful playoff push these are the likely players whose nicknames you’ll be using frequently in water cooler conversations about the team.
The Colorado Avalanche’s season has been somewhat rocky so far, but it hasn’t been lacking in aggression.
Zach Redmond scored his second goal of the game with 1:35 remaining, and the Avalanche rallied to beat the Carolina Hurricanes 4-3 on Saturday night.
Phil Kessel scored 34 seconds into overtime and the Toronto Maple Leafs earned a 3-2 win over the Colorado Avalanche on Tuesday night.
Daniel Briere scored off a rebound with four-tenths of a second left in the third period to lift the Colorado Avalanche to a 2-1 win over the Boston Bruins on Monday.
Coach Patrick Roy is hoping to see a different team — one resembling the squad that captured the Central Division last season — on the ice Saturday night for the home-opener against the Wild.
The NHL’s Central Division was the center of attention during a free-wheeling, big-spending scramble for talent this offseason.
Ever so steadily, Jarome Iginla is getting up to speed with the Colorado Avalanche. Not easy, either, given all their speed.