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”

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”

Avalanche: Yes, the Future is Still Bright for Colorado

With a 5-1 loss to the Vancouver Canucks on Saturday night, the Colorado Avalanche slipped out of a playoff spot for the first time this season. It seemed like mere months ago that the future was bright for the Avalanche. They had one of the best lines in hockey, but now they’re 22-21-8 and sittingContinue reading “Avalanche: Yes, the Future is Still Bright for Colorado”

Avalanche: Colorado’s Trending in the Right Direction

The Colorado Avalanche have been steadily edging forward season by season, trusting in a good set of young players and a solid system. Under head coach Jared Bednar’s tutelage, the club has snarled through the standings. In 2017-2018, they finished with 95 points – a full 47 more than the previous outing. What’s more, theContinue reading “Avalanche: Colorado’s Trending in the Right Direction”