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Patrick Roy (credit; CBS)

Patrick Roy A Finalist For The Jack Adams Award

Colorado Avalanche head coach Patrick Roy has been named a finalist for the Jack Adams Award.

05/06/2014

Mattt Duchene (credit: CBS)

Matt Duchene Looking Forward To His First-Ever Game 7

Hockey fans have to love this time of year as there will be three “Game 7s” in the NHL Wednesday night. Of course all Colorado Avalanche fans care about is the one at the Pepsi Center.

04/30/2014

Nathan MacKinnon #29 of the Colorado Avalanche controls the puck against Ryan Suter #20 of the Minnesota Wild during the first period in Game Six of the First Round of the 2014 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs on April 28, 2014 at Xcel Energy Center in St Paul, Minnesota. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Parise Lifts Wild Past Avs 5-2, To Tie Series At 3

Zach Parise scored early and late on tipped shots, and the Minnesota Wild tacked on two empty-net goals for a 5-2 victory over the Colorado Avalanche on Monday night that sent the first-round playoff series to a decisive Game 7.

04/28/2014

Tyson Barrie #4 of the Colorado Avalanche clears the puck away from Matt Cooke #24 and Kyle Brodziak #21 of the Minnesota Wild in Game Two of the First Round of the 2014 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Pepsi Center on April 19, 2014 in Denver, Colorado.  (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Suspended Cooke Apologizes For Kneeing Barrie

Minnesota Wild left wing Matt Cooke apologized Thursday for the knee-to-knee hit on Tyson Barrie that sidelined the Colorado Avalanche defenseman for at least a month, saying he did not intend to injure him.

04/24/2014

Marian Hossa #81 of the Chicago Blackhawks passes under pressure from Ryan Wilson #44 of the Colorado Avalanche at the United Center on January 14, 2014  in Chicago, Illinois. The Avalanche defeated the Blackhawks 3-2 in overtime. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Avs Make Changes In Lineup For Playoff Game 4

The Colorado Avalanche are making changes to the line up for Game 4 of the playoffs against Minnesota.

04/23/2014

Nathan MacKinnon #29 of the Colorado Avalanche celebrates a second-period goal by teammate John Mitchell (not pictured) to take a 1-0 lead over the Winnipeg Jets at Pepsi Center on March 10, 2014 in Denver, Colorado.  (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

MacKinnon Named A Finalist For Calder Trophy

The Colorado Avalanche’s sensational rookie Nathan MacKinnon was named a finalist for the Calder Memorial Trophy on Wednesday.

04/23/2014

Tyson Barrie #4 of the Colorado Avalanche clears the puck away from Matt Cooke #24 and Kyle Brodziak #21 of the Minnesota Wild in Game Two of the First Round of the 2014 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Pepsi Center on April 19, 2014 in Denver, Colorado.  (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Avalanche, Wild Brace For Absence Of Barrie, Cooke

Minnesota Wild left wing Matt Cooke has been summoned for a hearing at the NHL office in New York regarding his kneeing penalty that injured Colorado Avalanche defenseman Tyson Barrie.

04/22/2014

Ryan O'Reilly (credit: Claus Andersen/Getty Images)

Avs Forward Ryan O’Reilly Finalist For Lady Byng Trophy

Colorado Avalanche forward Ryan O’Reilly, New York Rangers forward Martin St. Louis and San Jose Sharks forward Patrick Marleau are finalists for the Lady Byng Trophy.

04/22/2014

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

Gabriel Landeskog #92 of the Colorado Avalanche smiles as he skates back to the bench after Paul Stastny #26 (not pictured) scored against the Edmonton Oilers during an NHL game at Rexall Place on April 8, 2014 in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. (Photo by Derek Leung/Getty Images)

Avalanche Back In Playoffs, Focus On Wild

As the season went along and the Colorado Avalanche kept winning and winning, they broadened their ambitions: From simply making the playoffs to accumulating 100 points to capturing a division title.

04/14/2014

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