It’s easy to explain the struggles of the Colorado Avalanche this year when you look at the stats. The defense needs to tighten up, since the Avalanche team ranks 27th in the league in shots allowed per game. They are allowing their goalies to get hammered all the time. They must improve at clearing the puck out of the zone, or they will continue to lose a lot of games. Another important stat is that the Read the rest of this entry »
If you’re looking for the best new Colorado Avalanche gear, then you could find it in several different places. You should carefully consider what sizes of gear you’ll need so that you buy the right goods the first time. eBay usually has great deals on sporting equipment and gear. You’ll be able to find caps, jerseys, shirts, and other miscellaneous items in various styles. You might want something modern or something vintage. No matter what your preference is, eBay is sure to have a good selection at Read the rest of this entry »
After finishing 2nd to last only in front of the Oilers, Colorado Avalanche fans are expecting big improvements in the 2011-2012 season. At the end of last seasons rebuilding year, fans really felt as if they needed a few changes in Colorado and the front office believes that is just what they have done. Starting with the backbone of the team in n between the pipes and adding some fire power, Avs fans believe they Read the rest of this entry »
If you have been to a few Avalanche games, and really loved the thrill of the live game, you may want to consider going with a season ticket package. This will allow you to catch all of the home games live, and support your team right from the stands, rather than at home, or at a sports bar. So, if you are looking for great season tickets, and want to find the best prices, you should consider shopping around, prior to making the purchase, and Read the rest of this entry »
In 2004 there was an on ice incident during an Avalanche game that caused a career ending injury. The incident involved Colorado Avalanche player, Steve Moore. Today Moore is 32, and has since moved back to his native Canada. The date was March 8, 2004, the match was Vancouver versus Colorado. Many believe the incident was a result of an earlier injury on Vancouver player, Markus Naslund, by Moore. It happened while Nuslund’s head was down, and Moore’s shoulder made contact with Naslund. Read the rest of this entry »
The Colorado Avalanche are poised to make another run at the Stanley Cup and they are going to do so behind the strength of their new look goalies. The days of Craig Anderson and Petr Budaj are gone and with their leaving, so do the days of questionable goaltending since Patrick Roy’s retirement. Semyon Varlamov and Jean Sebastian-Giguere are now taking the reins and hoping to bring the cup back to Colorado.
Semyon Varlamov is a young goalie who has spent the past few seasons in Washington splitting time with a number of different goalies. Despite many people around Read the rest of this entry »