Better Know Your Enemy: What's A "Wild" Anyway?
Time to noun up the adjectives.
As the Avalanche head into their first round playoff series many fans are probably hoping to get to know their opponent a bit better. What's an Avalanche? It's a deadly force of nature common in the state of Colorado and a really great concept for a team. Look ...
The Colorado Avalanche: News from around the NHL - April 16th, 2014
National Post says that the Avalanche is winning because of Patrick Roy.
Patrick Roy’s fiery personality was on full display in the opening game when the Colorado coach got into a heated exchange with Anaheim, banging his hands again...
Things are gonna change, I can feel it!
We've all had a fall-back team the last few years that we rooted for when it became painfully obvious the Avs were burning down the trailer park.
But now we have a Colorado club that's got butane in their veins carrying some serious momentum into the Stanley Cup Playoffs. So which chimpa...
From the Monsters Desk: Who are the Avs' Black Aces?
During Sunday's game against the Amerks, the broadcasters talked about the Monsters keeping 5-7 guys past the end of the season on Saturday to practice and be ready in case the Avalanche need players during the playoffs. The term 'Black Aces' has been around for eons in hockey, originally meaning players out of favor with the coach trying to e...
Rules of Engagement: Playoffs Round 1
Well, this will be fun.
Yesterday, Hockey Wilderness posted an article that could have been awesome. It was titled "Stanley Cup Playoffs: #AnyoneButThem." Using a clever play on a hashtag that has become synonymous with the meteoric and unexpected rise of the Avalanche from the depths of the league, the author set up a scenario in which arguments were given...
Just Happy to Be Here, or, Playoffs Goals and Expectations
Let's take the temperature of the room.
The playoffs start tomorrow, not for the Avalanche, but for six teams they do. But let's get this done before anybody starts anyway because I am impatient and want to know what you guys think.
Colorado's goal is now to brin...
The Colorado Avalanche: News from around the NHL - April 15th, 2014
If you are traveling through the Denver International Airport you will hear a voice that might hear familiar. I cannot explain how much I hope the Wild go through DIA (includes link to audio).
When the Minnesota Wild arrive in Denver for ...
The Colorado Avalanche: News from around the NHL - April 14th, 2014
The latest NHL.com article featuring the Avs.
Patrick Roy’s incredible resume as a Hall of Fame hockey player includes twice leading an NHL team on an unexpected run to capture the Stanley Cup and twice helping the
Beards of Glory: A Starting Point
The Avalanche are making it to the playoffs. It is glorious. Lets break out those equally glorious playoff beards, gentleman, and record them for posterity!
A playoff beard is the