Denver - May. 16, 2020: The Colorado Avalanche are discussing the possibility of wearing Quebec Nordiques jerseys during certain games next season to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the team relocating. The Nordiques joined the NHL in 1979-80 in the merger with the World Hockey Association, along with the Winnipeg Jets, Edmonton Oilers and Hartford Whalers. The Nordiques remained in Quebec for 15 seasons, winning one division title and reaching the Stanley Cup Playoffs eight times FULL STORY
Denver - Mar. 27, 2020: The Colorado Avalanche were advised today that a player has tested positive for the COVID-19 virus. The player has been at home in isolation since the first symptoms appeared, has recovered and is back to normal. The Avalanche have notified anyone who has had known close contact with the athlete. FULL STORY
Denver - Mar. 9, 2019: Gabriel Landeskog will be out 4-6 weeks for the Colorado Avalanche with an upper-body injury. The forward was injured in a collision with Dallas Stars goalie Ben Bishop in the third period of a 4-0 loss on Thursday. Landeskog has set NHL career highs in points (69) and goals (33) in 68 games this season. FULL STORY
Edmonton - Mar. 27, 2015: While Edmonton Oilers defenceman Martin Marincin was lucky enough to score the first goal of his NHL career on Wednesday night against the Colorado Avalanche, there is no guarantee the towering Slovak will be in Orange and Blue come next season. FULL STORY
Montreal - Mar. 2, 2015: Were the Montreal Canadiens interested in acquiring Jarome Iginla as part of today’s NHL Trade Deadline? This screenshot was taken on the Montreal Canadiens website today at 3:15 pm. Is the trade call still to be processed? Was it a deal that was in the works? FULL STORY
San Jose - Mar. 2, 2015: San Jose Sharks General Manager Doug Wilson announced today that the team has acquired defenseman Karl Stollery from the Colorado Avalanche in exchange for forward Freddie Hamilton.
Stollery, 27, has played in seven NHL games with the Colorado Avalanche, posting four penalty minutes.
He was originally signed as a free agent by Colorado on May 2, 2013. FULL STORY
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Toronto - Jan. 14, 2015: The Toronto Maple Leafs have been looking for a number one centre since Mats Sundin left the team. Could Colorado Avalanche centre Ryan O'Reilly be a player that the Leafs target for a trade? Would a deadline deal make sense, and would the Leafs have to give up either Jake Gardiner or Morgan Rielly? FULL STORY
Edmonton - Jan. 3, 2015: From a public perception standpoint, the Edmonton Oilers organization would have loved nothing more than to watch their team respond to the firing of Dallas Eakins with a string of victories. With that said, something tells me no one in the front office team is overly disappointed with how things have played out since bringing Todd Nelson on board as interim head coach. FULL STORY