Trade Deadline: Colorado Outlook

By Richard Gonzalez The NHL trade deadline ends Monday, February 26, 2018, at noon Pacific Time, 3 PM Eastern Time.  The Colorado Avalanche are currently outs of de a playoff spot and have 69 points. The Avalanche have surprised the hockey world and instead of being in the running for the draft lottery pick, they’re flirting with…

MacKinnon Named To NHL All-Star Game

By Richard Gonzalez The National Hockey League announced the roster for the 2018 All-star game. Colorado Avalanche’s Nathan MacKinnon was selected to play for the Central Division team which is captioned by Nashville Predators’ P.K. Subban.  The 22-year-old former 1st overall draft pick in 2013, has played in 41 games this season scoring 52 points…

Duchene Traded In Three-Way Deal

By Richard Gonzalez The Colorado Avalanche have traded forward Matt Duchene to the Ottawa Senators in a three-way deal that included the Nashville Predators.  The Avalanche will get Senators’ forward Shane Bowers, goalie Andrew Hammond, a 2018 first-round pick and a 2019 third-round pick. Also, Predators’ defenseman Samuel Girard, forward Vladislav Kamenev and a 2018…

Injuries and Recalls

By Richard Gonzalez The Colorado Avalanche have officially placed forwards Tyson Jost and JT Compher on IR and have recalled forwards A.J. Greer and Gabriel Bourque from the San Antonio Rampage. Compher broke his right thumb in the controversial 4-3closs to the St. Louis Blues. Compher got his fourth point (1 goal and 3 assists)…

Deja Vu Home Opener

By Richard Gonzalez The Colorado Avalanche will host the Boston Bruins for their home opener on October 11th, 2017, at Pepsi Center.  This will mark the 6th time in franchise history the Quebec Nordiques/Colorado Avalanche played the Bruins for their home opener.  1989/1990 Home Opener:  On October 7th, 1989, the Quebec Nordiques hosted the Bruins at the…

Uniting Colorado Hockey

By Richard Gonzalez Loveland, Colo.–The American Hockey League board of Governors have approved the Colorado Eagles to become the 31st AHL team in the league. The Eagles will be the Colorado Avalanche’s new AHL affiliate team beginning in the 2018/2019 season. The previous AHL team, the San Antonio Rampage, will be the new affiliate of the…

Congratulations Number 23

By Richard Gonzalez The Colorado Avalanche have announced that former forward Milan Hejduk will have his jersey retired on Jan. 6, 2018 at Pepsi Center prior to taking on the Minnesota Wild.  Hejduk’s number 23 will hang in the rafters along side Joe Sakic (19), Peter Forsberg (21), Patrick Roy (33), Adam Foote (52), and Ray Bourque…