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: 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”

Avalanche: Mikko Rantanen Listed Week-to-Week with Lower Body Injury

Colorado Avalanche forward Mikko Rantanen is listed as week-to-week after suffering a lower body injury, the team announced Wednesday. It’s not known just how how long the star player will be out, but head coach Jared Bednar is optimistic that we aren’t looking at a four-to-six week scenario. “I should know more early next week,”Continue reading “Avalanche: Mikko Rantanen Listed Week-to-Week with Lower Body Injury”

2019-2020 Season Preview: Colorado Avalanche

The Colorado Avalanche will take to 2019-2020 fresh and full of confidence from their impressive 2018-2019 run, which saw them douse the Calgary Flames in five games in the first round of the playoffs. Sure, the Avalanche ran into the San Jose Sharks in the second round and lost in seven. But it was aContinue reading “2019-2020 Season Preview: Colorado Avalanche”

What Went Wrong: Colorado Avalanche

It’s hard to argue the Colorado Avalanche were overly formidable in the regular season, landing with a 38-30-14 record good for fifth in the Central Division and squeaking into the last playoff spot three points behind the Dallas Stars. But in the post-season, the Avalanche came alive and pulled off some surprises. First they dispatchedContinue reading “What Went Wrong: Colorado Avalanche”