The numbers that matter most say that the Colorado Avalanche have five of a possible eight points. It could have been six if not for a defensive mistake in overtime against the Jets, or it could have been just three if the Wild had better goaltending. That’s the wonderful thing about hockey – results don’t
After a long drawn-out waiting period, former Colorado Avalanche center Nazem Kadri inked a new contract with the Calgary Flames, ending a fruitful three-year spell with the reigning Stanley Cup champions. While most teams would cringe at the idea of losing an 87-point player who was named an All-Star for nothing, the Avalanche are unlike
In what was already a memorable season for the Colorado Avalanche, several players had career years, including Nazem Kadri, J.T. Compher, Cale Makar, Devon Toews, Mikko Rantanen, Andre Burakovsky, and Valeri Nichushkin. Not all of those players will be returning, and those who are coming back might not be able to replicate last season’s success.
In the opening stanza of Game 3 of the 2022 Western Conference Final, the Colorado Avalanche’s Nazem Kadri was on the receiving end of a dangerous hit, the ensuing headfirst impact eliminating him from the rest of the series at minimum. For a player who was producing at an elite level and finally looked to
The “NHL Talk” column is your go-to for daily quotes from your favourite players, coaches, managers, and more. Also, listen to THW Podcast on iHeartRadio and wherever you listen to podcasts to hear your favourite writers talk hockey, every weekday (Monday to Friday). In this edition of NHL Talk, the Colorado Avalanche continue an incredible
Ah, the tell-tale signs of fall – the wind bites, the leaves brown, and the start of the NHL regular season rapidly approaches. What better time to fire off several bold predictions for the Colorado Avalanche as they embark upon their journey through the 2021-22 season. This collection of takes ranges from the merely eyebrow-raising,
The task of projecting potential breakout candidates from teams within the NHL’s elite is always a much more arduous endeavor than having to sift through the scraps of the league’s metaphorical garbage bin. The basement-dwellers can offer the steady playing time and appetizing power play opportunities which often lead to increased production, things that perennial