Posts tagged Stanley Cup
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.
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.
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.
For many professional hockey teams, the General Manager and Assistant Coach spend the majority of their time behind the scenes. Making moves, managing the business, and enforcing the system are just some of the tasks involved in the day-to-day.
Former Colorado Avalanche tough guy and Stanley Cup winner Scott Parker took some time out of his day to stop by the KWGN offices this morning to talk about the Denver Cutthroats charity hockey game taking place tomorrow afternoon.
Special teams can make or break any club in the NHL. Those that go far in the postseason typically do well, both when on the man advantage and when down an attacker. For the Colorado Avalanche, the last five games have been a roller coaster of success and failure bundled into a tiny, compact ball of immense inconsistency.