Where did the term “hat trick” come from? And what about Detroit Red Wings fans throwing octopi on the rink? There are some strange traditions that come from hockey.
In the NHL’s Western Conference, the Colorado Avalanche would be on the outside, looking in, if the playoffs started now.
Colorado Avalanche greats Rob Blake and Peter Forsberg are the newest members of the Hockey Hall of Fame.
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.
Ever so steadily, Jarome Iginla is getting up to speed with the Colorado Avalanche. Not easy, either, given all their speed.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.