St. Louis Blues
Nathan MacKinnon, last year’s Calder Trophy winner as rookie of the year with 24 goals and 39 assists, might be the best combination of speed and skill since Pavel Bure.
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.
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.
Paul Stastny, a fixture of the Colorado Avalanche over the last eight seasons, has signed a four-year contract with the St. Louis Blues.
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.
The Avs clinched the Central Division, gaining the No. 2 position in the conference, and will play top wild card team Minnesota in the first round of the NHL Playoffs.
Semyon Varlamov tied the franchise single-season record for goalie wins held by Colorado Avalanche coach Patrick Roy and Paul Stastny had another big game in his hometown in a penalty-filled 4-0 victory over the St. Louis Blues on Saturday.
Ryan Miller Stopped 26 shots helping hits Blues get past the Avalanche again, 2-1.
The Colorado Avalanche grabbed headlines with their fast start this season. The St. Louis Blues are proving to be a good story, too.
Chris Stewart reached career milestones of 100 goals and 100 assists and the St. Louis Blues clinched a playoff berth with two games to spare, beating the Colorado Avalanche 3-1 on Tuesday night.