Playoff Preview: Colorado Avalanche vs. San Jose Sharks

This will be the fifth time the San Jose Sharks and Colorado Avalanche have met in the Stanley Cup Playoffs, but just the first time since 2010. That puts these familiar foes on somewhat unfamiliar ground and there’s a sense that this year could tell a unique tale all its own. When you consider thatContinue reading “Playoff Preview: Colorado Avalanche vs. San Jose Sharks”

Avalanche: Colorado Eliminates Calgary with Game Five Win

Thanks to a convincing victory in Game Five on Friday, the Colorado Avalanche have eliminated the Calgary Flames from the Stanley Cup playoffs. It’s another improbable outcome for a first round series, but the better team won. Colorado’s speed and skill proved ultimately too much for the Flames, who couldn’t come through when it matteredContinue reading “Avalanche: Colorado Eliminates Calgary with Game Five Win”

Playoff Preview: Colorado Avalanche vs. Calgary Flames

The Calgary Flames enter the playoffs first in the Pacific Division, gaining 107 points in the regular season, and they’ll tangle with the Colorado Avalanche in what could be a wide-open first round. The Avalanche pulled into the second wild card spot in the Western Conference, with 90 points. The Flames hold the edge inContinue reading “Playoff Preview: Colorado Avalanche vs. Calgary Flames”

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”

Flames: Calgary Keeps Finding Ways to Win

The Calgary Flames are getting it done. Every which way. On Wednesday, Mark Giordano and Co. pulled one off against the Colorado Avalanche with a 5-3 victory. The defenceman had three assists and pulled into third in points at his position this season with 43 in 43 games. His helpers put him past Joe NieuwendykContinue reading “Flames: Calgary Keeps Finding Ways to Win”