Ever so steadily, Jarome Iginla is getting up to speed with the Colorado Avalanche. Not easy, either, given all their speed.
The Colorado Avalanche shaved 16 players from its roster on Tuesday.
Avalanche captain Gabriel Landeskog says contending for the Stanley Cup is the goal this year
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.
The executive vice president of hockey operations for the Colorado Avalanche says the addition of veteran Jarome Iginla to the roster will help out in a lot of ways.
The Broncos weren’t overwhelming favorites to win Super Bowl XLVIII but a 43-8 loss to the Seattle Seahawks was a punch to the stomach of Broncos Nation. That story tops the list of the top Colorado sports stories of the first half of 2014.
Colorado Avalanche analyst Peter McNab doesn’t think the team will get a long-term deal done with center Ryan O’Reilly, who currently isn’t under contract, and calls the situation “unpleasant.”
Colorado coach Patrick Roy won the Adams Award, while Avalanche forward Nathan MacKinnon became the youngest player to win the Calder Trophy as the NHL’s top rookie.
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.
Colorado Avalanche head coach Patrick Roy has been named a finalist for the Jack Adams Award.