Unpacking the Matt Duchene Situation

You don’t have to go very far to find a story about Matt Duchene and the Colorado Avalanche. To put things mildly, things have gotten very interesting between the player and his team. But what exactly is going on? The 26-year-old has two years remaining on his current five-year contract, which was signed in JulyContinue reading “Unpacking the Matt Duchene Situation”

Avalanche Eyeing Trades as Dismal Season Continues

The Colorado Avalanche occupy last place in the NHL and that means trade speculation is running rampant once more. The club has dropped four straight and holds 25 points, with even the lowly Arizona Coyotes two points ahead in the standings. And to think, Arizona has dropped seven in a row. Colorado has mustered justContinue reading “Avalanche Eyeing Trades as Dismal Season Continues”

Sakic Gets Colorado Front Office Gig

Joe Sakic, one of the game’s all-time greats, has joined the front office of the Colorado Avalanche. He’ll serve as the Executive Advisor/Alternate Governor of the club and will  take to his post at the end of the current season. According to NHL.com, Sakic “will serve as an executive advisor regarding all facets of hockeyContinue reading “Sakic Gets Colorado Front Office Gig”

Sakic’s #19 Retired in Colorado

Prior to Colorado’s season opener against the San Jose Sharks, Joe Sakic was honoured in a ceremony that would see his #19 sweater hung in the rafters of the Pepsi Center. Sakic, never a fan of the spotlight, was the focus of the evening with a lengthy ceremony that looked back on his 20 yearsContinue reading “Sakic’s #19 Retired in Colorado”

Joe Sakic Retires

The news of Joe Sakic’s retirement was out earlier this week, but I’ve decided to keep any mention of it off this particular website until The Man made his formal announcement Thursday. Sakic, fighting back tears, announced his retirement from the game of hockey at a Colorado Avalanche press conference. Burnaby Joe, 40-years-old, will alwaysContinue reading “Joe Sakic Retires”