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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

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7 Dumbest Athlete Arrests

Sometimes athletes just aren’t the sharpest tool in the shed …

07/04/2014

Conner Bleakley on Xfinity Monday Live! (credit: CBS)

1st Round Draft Pick Conner Bleackley Is A Life-Long Avs Fan

It’s been a whirlwind the last few days for the Colorado Avalanche’s first round draft pick from this year, 18-year-old Conner Bleackley.

06/30/2014

Nathan MacKinnon of the Colorado Avalanche poses after winning the Calder Memorial Trophy during the 2014 NHL Awards at the Encore Theater at Wynn Las Vegas on June 24, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada.  (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Avs’ O’Reilly And MacKinnon Humble About Heady Awards

On the ice this season, two Colorado Avalanche stars showcased skills any hockey played would be proud to boast.

06/30/2014

Conner Bleackly (credit: CBS)

Avs Draft Life-Long Colorado Fan Conner Bleackly

The NHL draft was completed Saturday and there are now seven new additions to the Avalanche franchise.

06/28/2014

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CBS Local Sports’ 2014 Stanley Cup Final Predictions

It’s LA vs. NYC. It’s Quick vs. Lundqvist. It’s west coast vs. east coast and with that being said … let the games begin! Here are our predictions for what is sure to be an unforgettable and thrilling Cup Final.

06/04/2014

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5 Things Blackhawks Fans Are Saying About Thrilling Game 7 Loss

Well, the stage for the Lord Stanley Cup Playoffs is set. The first puck will drop at the Staples Center in Los Angeles on Wednesday where the Kings will take on the New York Rangers. As you might imagine there are dozens of ecstatic fans of both teams here at CBS Local Sports National headquarters. We do, however, have one resident hardcore Chicago Blackhawks fan; Field Operations Manager Stan Pillman who has a few things to say about last night’s loss. Here are the top five things Blackhawks fans are saying about last night’s thrilling Game 7 loss, according to Stan.

06/02/2014

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Longest Suspensions In Sports History

With the recent season-long suspension of Arizona Cardinals linebacker Daryl Washington making news, let’s take a look at other hefty player suspensions throughout the NHL, NFL, NBA and MLB.

05/30/2014

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5 Reasons Why You Should Become A Hockey Fan NOW

Of the four major professional sports leagues in the US, the NHL gets the least amount of coverage in the media, with fans and on television. With the Eastern and Western Conference Finals both going to Game 6, now is a perfect time to start watching hockey and here are 5 reasons why.

05/29/2014

Altitude's Colorado Avalanche analyst Mark Rycroft talks with CBS4's Vic Lombardi on Xfinity Monday Live! (credit: CBS)

Avs Analyst Mark Rycroft Thinks Roster Will Stay Intact

Avs analyst Mark Rycroft said he doesn’t expect too many changes to the roster next season after Colorado became the first club since the NHL expanded to 21 teams in 1979 to go from the bottom three to top three in a single season.

05/06/2014

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