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Fans cheer at the 2014 Coors Light NHL Stadium Series game between the Chicago Blackhawks and the Pittsburgh Penguins at Soldier Field on March 1, 2014 in Chicago. (credit: Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

7 Reasons Why The Avalanche Should Get An Outdoor Game Next Season

Being outdoors in Colorado in the winter can be chilly and it can be snowy, and it’s just for these reasons that the NHL should award the Avalanche an outdoor game next season.

10/16/2014

Jarome Iginla (credit: CBS)

Iginla Adds Veteran Presence To Youthful Avs

Ever so steadily, Jarome Iginla is getting up to speed with the Colorado Avalanche. Not easy, either, given all their speed.

10/04/2014

Goalie Jean-Sebastien Giguere #35 of the Colorado Avalanche makes a save during the third period of an NHL hockey game against the New Jersey Devils at Prudential Center on February 3, 2014 in Newark, New Jersey. Colorado won 2-1 in overtime. (Photo by Paul Bereswill/Getty Images)

Goalie Giguere Retires After 16 Seasons In NHL

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.

08/21/2014

Running back Knowshon Moreno #27 of the Denver Broncos  is tackled during Super Bowl XLVIII against the Seattle Seahawks at MetLife Stadium on Feb. 2, 2014, in East Rutherford, New Jersey.  (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Top 5 Colorado Sports Stories In 2014 So Far

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.

07/17/2014

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

Head coach Patrick Roy of the Colorado Avalanche (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Roy, Avs Bracing For Game 7 With Wild

Patrick Roy was quite calm and even cracked a few jokes as his team went through a light workout. No signs of stress at all.

04/29/2014

Semyon Varlamov #1 and Nick Holden #2 of the Colorado Avalanche celebrate after defeating the Edmonton Oilers during an NHL game at Rexall Place on April 8, 2014 in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. The Avalanche defeated the Oilers 4-1. (Photo by Derek Leung/Getty Images)

Roy, Avs Anxious To Open Playoffs Against Wild

Patrick Roy finished his Hall of Fame goaltending career in heartbreaking fashion as the Colorado Avalanche lost to Minnesota on an overtime goal in Game 7 of the 2003 postseason.

04/16/2014

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

Head coach Patrick Roy of the Colorado Avalanche leads his team against the Anaheim Ducks during preseason action at Pepsi Center on September 18, 2013 in Denver, Colorado.  (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Patrick Roy Proving He’s Not Like Other NHL Coaches

The biggest difference for the Colorado Avalanche this year may be head coach Patrick Roy.

04/14/2014

Banners in Larimer Square in LoDo (credit: CBS)

Denver Buildings Lit In Burgundy, Blue For Avs

Denver is showing its support for the Colorado Avalanche as they get ready for the playoffs.

04/14/2014

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