Odd Timing Made Roy's Departure From Avs SurprisingPatrick Roy's abrupt resignation Thursday as the Colorado Avalanche head coach and vice president of hockey operations comes as a shock, but only because of the timing.
Roy Wanted More For The Avalanche, And More For The City Of DenverNot only does Patrick Roy leave 130 career coaching wins behind, but he also relinquishes his role as Vice President of Hockey Operations.
Joe Sakic Says Avalanche Coaching Search Has BegunColorado executive vice president/general manager Joe Sakic noted that the club will begin a search for a new coach immediately.
MacKinnon Signs 7-Year Deal With AvalancheThe Colorado Avalanche have signed forward Nathan MacKinnon to a seven-year deal that runs through the 2022-23 season.
Source: Avalanche Place Brad Stuart On WaiversA person with direct knowledge of the decision has confirmed to The Associated Press that the Colorado Avalanche have placed veteran defenseman Brad Stuart on waivers with the intention of buying out the final year of his contract.
20 Years Ago: Avs Win 1st Stanley Cup, A Dynasty BeginsThis Friday marks the 20th anniversary of when the Colorado Avalanche won their first Stanley Cup, becoming the first-ever NHL team to win the Cup following a relocation.
Avalanche, Onetime GM Greg Sherman Part WaysGreg Sherman and the Colorado Avalanche have parted ways after the onetime general manager spent two decades with the company.
Avs May Shake Up Roster After Missing Playoffs For 2nd Straight YearCoach Patrick Roy and his intense glare will be back. That's about the only certainty after another season gone sour for the Colorado Avalanche.
Avalanche GM Joe Sakic Says Coach Patrick Roy Will ReturnColorado Avalanche general manager Joe Sakic says coach Patrick Roy will be back next season despite missing the playoffs for a second straight year.
Avalanche Boost Playoff Hopes On Otherwise Slow Day Of TradingAvalanche general manager Joe Sakic was busy attempting to improve Colorado's bid to make the playoffs, while a majority of his NHL counterparts stood pat as the league's trade deadline hit Monday afternoon.
Avs-Red Wings Rivalry Hits Stage In Alumni, NHL Outdoor GameThis is Joe Sakic's version of a hat trick as he returns to the ice: Don't get hurt, avoid embarrassment and quickly store his equipment back in the garage.
Jury Backs Varlamov In Civil Case, Awards Avs Goalie $126,000A jury has sided with Colorado Avalanche goalie Semyon Varlamov in a lawsuit filed against him by a woman who claimed he beat her during an argument in 2013.