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The Stanley Cup was in the building tonight, and the crowd wanted to see it. Unfortunately for the fans, and more so the Colorado Avalanche, the greatest trophy in sports never emerged from its case.  It was a really hard-fought game from the first puck drop. The Tampa Bay Lightning were fighting for their lives, and the Colorado Avalanche were…...

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All the way back in Round 1, I was talking with a fellow media member and they mentioned how much they love dramatic Game 4s. It’s almost always a team looking to go up 3-1, playing a team desperately trying to even the series. That was exactly what we had tonight. The Colorado Avalanche had successfully defended home ice in…...

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Whew. That game was… well it was something.  Game 1 of the Western Conference Finals kicked off Tuesday night in Denver and it was one to remember. The Colorado Avalanche held on to claim a 8-6 win over the Edmonton Oilers in a fast-paced, wide-open thriller of a hockey game.  There’s so much to get into in this one that…...

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The thing we love about playoff hockey is the drama, and Game 3 between the Colorado Avalanche and the Nashville Predators had no shortage of it.  Now, we’re going to get into the details of the game, but we have to start with what ended up being the biggest story of the night, and that’s Darcy Kuemper.  With just about…...

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We talked last week on the DNVR Avalanche Podcast about the remaining schedule of games, and how there were really only 2-3 games left that we felt would be really entertaining must-see games. Tonight, the Colorado Avalanche hosted the Washington Capitals, and even though the Avalanche have the West wrapped up, and the Capitals have secured their spot in the…...

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There’s never a dull week in the NHL. Trevor Zegras continues to do dope things, the playoffs are taking shape, it looks like Bowen Byram is on the road back, and we’ve got a pair of fifty goal-scorers. Let’s get caught up from last week in the NHL. Trevor Zegras This kid is something else. What I love about the…...

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What a game we were treated to in Denver on Saturday afternoon.  The matinee matchup between the Colorado Avalanche and Pittsburgh Penguins was one of those games that you could tell just a few minutes in that, regardless of the outcome and who you were cheering for, it was just going to be a fantastic hockey game to watch.  It…...

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It had been over a week since I was last at an Avalanche game, since I didn’t make the multi-stop trip back East for the three-game road trip, and it was so nice to be back in the building. Coincidentally, the last time the Colorado Avalanche were at home, it was against these very same Calgary Flames in what was…...

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Whew. Ok. That one was a doozy. The MLK Day matinee saw the Colorado Avalanche win what turned out to be a throwback Avs-Wild rivalry game by outlasting the Minnesota Wild 4-3 in a shootout. The story of today should be that we saw a really fun, classic hockey game between two teams that have a history of really not…...

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So, I’m going to give a bit of a disclaimer here, I’m giving these games under the caveat of.. everyone was pretty rusty following a 16-day break. Nobody was perfect, the players know that, and I understand the flow of how these types of games go, so there’s no sense in beating up on guys who were very obviously trying…...

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