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.
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.
The biggest difference for the Colorado Avalanche this year may be head coach Patrick Roy.
Denver is showing its support for the Colorado Avalanche as they get ready for the playoffs.
It’s hard to believe that a Avs team that finished last in the NHL a year ago has become a force in the Western Conference. CBS4’s Tom Helmer talked with Matt Duchene and Gabriel Landeskog about the team’s turnaround.
Patrick Roy smiled and appeared calm upon his first trip back to Montreal’s Bell Centre as a visiting head coach.
Colorado is in the mix for one of the top playoff seeds in the Western Conference, and first-year coach Patrick Roy thinks the Avalanche are one of the NHL’s biggest surprises.
The Colorado Avalanche will get back on the ice Wednesday evening against the Los Angeles Kings and all four Avs Olympians will be on the ice, including the two who brought home medals.
Milan Hejduk still laces up his skates every day and heads out onto the ice, where his notoriously quick wrists continue to send puck after puck skittering into the net.