No one really expected the Colorado Avalanche would duplicate the 112 points they had last season, but at the same time no one really expected the Avs would go from first to worst in the Central Division.
Patrick Roy’s beard, spotted with copious amounts of gray, is in full playoff mode. That’s unlike his team as the Colorado Avalanche missed the postseason for a fourth time in five seasons.
The Colorado Avalanche will finish the season with three home games this week against teams that, unlike the Avs, still have something to play for.
The Colorado Avalanche have sent forwards Maxime Talbot and Paul Carey to the Boston Bruins for forward Jordan Caron and the Bruins’ sixth-round pick next year.
Despite their Saturday loss, the Avalanche were in a better mood Sunday afternoon at the Annual Charity Brunch put on by the Avs’ better halves.
Ryan O’Reilly scored on the first shot of a shootout, and it was enough for the Colorado Avalanche to beat the Dallas Stars 5-4 on Friday night.
If the Avs are able to make a successful playoff push these are the likely players whose nicknames you’ll be using frequently in water cooler conversations about the team.
Phil Kessel scored 34 seconds into overtime and the Toronto Maple Leafs earned a 3-2 win over the Colorado Avalanche on Tuesday night.
Coach Patrick Roy is hoping to see a different team — one resembling the squad that captured the Central Division last season — on the ice Saturday night for the home-opener against the Wild.
Ever so steadily, Jarome Iginla is getting up to speed with the Colorado Avalanche. Not easy, either, given all their speed.