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Goalie Jean-Sebastien Giguere #35 of the Colorado Avalanche makes a save during the third period of an NHL hockey game against the New Jersey Devils at Prudential Center on February 3, 2014 in Newark, New Jersey. Colorado won 2-1 in overtime. (Photo by Paul Bereswill/Getty Images)

Goalie Giguere Retires After 16 Seasons In NHL

Goaltender Jean-Sebastien Giguere is retiring after 16 NHL seasons in which he won 262 games, a Conn Smythe Trophy and a Stanley Cup championship.

08/21/2014

Jarome Iginla (credit: Dale MacMillan/Getty Images)

Top 3 New Players To Watch On The Colorado Avalanche

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.

07/08/2014

Erik Johnson #6 of the Colorado Avalanche controls the puck against Stephane Veilleux #19 of the Minnesota Wild in Game One of the First Round of the 2014 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Pepsi Center on April 17, 2014 in Denver, Colorado. The Avalanche defeated the Wild 5-4 in overtime to take a 1-0 game advantage in the series.  (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Erik Johnson Rescues Avs With Big Save Against Wild

Erik Johnson saved the night for Colorado with his quick feet and thinking.The defenseman raced from the blue line to the goal line and swatted away a puck shy of sliding in for a game-sealing, empty-net goal by Minnesota late in regulation.

04/18/2014

Head coach Patrick Roy of the Colorado Avalanche (credit: Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Roy Makes All Right Moves In 1st Year Leading Avs

Patrick Roy’s fiery personality was on full display in the opening game when the Colorado coach got into a heated exchange with Anaheim, banging his hands again and again on the glass partition until it tilted.

04/15/2014

Semyon Varlamov #1 and Nick Holden #2 of the Colorado Avalanche celebrate after defeating the Edmonton Oilers during an NHL game at Rexall Place on April 8, 2014 in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. The Avalanche defeated the Oilers 4-1. (Photo by Derek Leung/Getty Images)

Avalanche Upend Oilers 4-1

Erik Johnson had a goal and an assist and the Colorado Avalanche earned a 4-1 victory over the Edmonton Oilers on Tuesday.

04/08/2014

Carey Price #31 of the Montreal Canadiens stops the wrap-around attempt by Nathan MacKinnon #29 of the Colorado Avalanche during the NHL game at the Bell Centre on March 18, 2014 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. The Canadiens defeated the Avalanche 6-3. (Photo by Richard Wolowicz/Getty Images)

Avs Lose In Roy’s Return To Montreal

Thomas Vanek had a hat trick to lift Montreal to a 6-3 win over the Colorado Avalanche in former Canadiens great Patrick Roy’s first game at the Bell Centre as an NHL head coach.

03/18/2014

Head coach Patrick Roy of the Colorado Avalanche (credit: Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Patrick Roy Makes Return To Montreal As Avs Coach

Patrick Roy smiled and appeared calm upon his first trip back to Montreal’s Bell Centre as a visiting head coach.

03/17/2014

P.A. Parenteau #15 of the Colorado Avalanche (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Parenteau Out 4-To-6 Weeks With Right Knee Injury

Colorado Avalanche forward P.A. Parenteau will miss at least four weeks with a right knee injury, coach Patrick Roy said Tuesday after a team workout.

03/11/2014

Nathan MacKinnon #29 of the Colorado Avalanche skates against the Anaheim Ducks during preseason action at Pepsi Center on September 18, 2013 in Denver, Colorado. The Ducks defeated the Avalanche 2-1.  (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Rookie MacKinnon Has Avs In Thick Of Playoff Race

Nathan MacKinnon squirmed a bit in front of his locker and tugged on the brim of his Colorado Avalanche ball cap, a little uncomfortable with any sort of comparison to the Great One.

03/07/2014

Reto Berra (Photo by Adam Hunger/Getty Images)

Avs Acquire Goaltender Reto Berra From Flames

The Colorado Avalanche didn’t tinker too much with their roster at the trade deadline, making only a minor move to acquire goaltender Reto Berra from the Calgary Flames on Wednesday.

03/05/2014

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