Avalanche: Acquisitions of Saad, Toews Make Team Deeper

The Colorado Avalanche had goals going into the off-season and pretty much accomplished all of them, locking up a second line forward and a top four defenceman without breaking a sweat. Brandon Saad, acquired in a trade with Chicago, and Devon Toews certainly fit the bill for Colorado and give them that little extra something.Continue reading “Avalanche: Acquisitions of Saad, Toews Make Team Deeper”

2020 Stanley Cup Playoff Preview: Colorado Avalanche vs. Dallas Stars

The second round of the 2020 Stanley Cup Playoffs is looming and that means the Colorado Avalanche and Dallas Stars will face off Saturday for Game One of their series. The Stars won’t even get a practice day before facing the Avalanche, who’re on a mandated day off to Commonwealth Stadium in Edmonton. They justContinue reading “2020 Stanley Cup Playoff Preview: Colorado Avalanche vs. Dallas Stars”

2020 Stanley Cup Playoff Preview: Arizona Coyotes vs. Colorado Avalanche

The Colorado Avalanche and Arizona Coyotes will meet in the 2020 Stanley Cup Playoffs and there are clear expectations here. The Coyotes are the conspicuous underdogs, at least when it comes to overall talent and hockey blogging buzz. Colorado burned them in goal-scoring in the regular season, with a fourth-overall 236 to Arizona’s 21st-overall 195.Continue reading “2020 Stanley Cup Playoff Preview: Arizona Coyotes vs. Colorado Avalanche”

Golden Knights: Vegas Snags Top Seed in West with Win Over Avalanche

By defeating the Colorado Avalanche Saturday in their Stanley Cup Qualifying round robin contest, the Vegas Golden Knights secured their spot as number one seed in the Stanley Cup Playoffs. The top four seeds in each conference were or will be decided by the round robin tournament and the Golden Knights went 3-0-0, ending itContinue reading “Golden Knights: Vegas Snags Top Seed in West with Win Over Avalanche”

Avalanche: Cale Makar is the NHL’s Rookie of the Month

Colorado Avalanche defenceman Cale Makar has been making a name for himself with his dazzling play in the Queen City of the Plains and now he’s been named the NHL’s Rookie of the Month for November. In 14 games last month, the 21-year-old from Calgary collected seven goals and 16 points to lead all rookies.Continue reading “Avalanche: Cale Makar is the NHL’s Rookie of the Month”