Posts tagged Jean-Sebastien Giguere
When the schedule was released following the conclusion of the most recent NHL labor stoppage, the Colorado Avalanche were set to open the season against the Minnesota Wild and close it against the same Minnesota Wild.
The ballots are out for the 2013 Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy and with 30 players to choose from, the honor could go to anyone this year.
On a national stage, with nothing to play for other than pride and bragging rights, the Colorado Avalanche came out on Sunday night and laid a hurting on the visiting St. Louis Blues in the first of a home-and-away series.
One team entered Friday night’s contest at the Pepsi Center in the midst of a six-game losing streak. The other one looked listless during a 4-1 loss at home.
One thing afforded to a bad team in a dismal season is the ability to evaluate prospects when the needs of the club call for it. As the Colorado Avalanche have experienced their fair share of injury, they have given the chance to shine to a few guys as the year winds down.
With blizzard conditions in Denver, the Colorado Avalanche came out in a flurry of activity against the Columbus Blue Jackets, attempting to play spoiler to the visiting team’s playoff hopes in a match at Pepsi Center.
The Colorado Avalanche responded to harsh words from veteran leader Jean-Sebastien Giguere on Monday night, going on the road to California and skating their way to a win against the second-seed Anaheim Ducks on Wednesday and a shootout loss to the defending Stanley Cup champion Los Angeles Kings on Thursday.
In the battle for last place in the entire NHL, there can be only one worst team out of thirty. Such was the case at the Pepsi Center on Monday night as the Colorado Avalanche did battle with their own ghosts as well as the second worst team in the league, the visiting Calgary Flames.
The Colorado Avalanche are a team that is constantly mired in mistakes. Whether it is a giveaway in their own zone, a goalie cheating off of his mark, or teammates colliding, the club can simply be it’s own worst enemy on any given night.