1. Phoenix Coyotes: It's Time To Say Goodbye

    Never, perhaps in the history of sports, has single moment embodied the futility of an entire franchise's existence...

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  2. Colorado Avalanche Keep Picks 2, 11 After NHL Draft Lottery

    The New Jersey Devils have won the 2011 NHL Draft Lottery, meaning the Colorado Avalanche will keep its second and 11th overall picks in June's draft. The Avalanche had an 18...

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  3. Colorado Avalanche: Captain Adam Foote Set to Retire

    Following the conclusion of the 2010-2011 NHL season, Colorado Avalanche captain Adam Foote will retire from the game of hockey, the 39 year old defenseman announced Thursday...

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  4. Colorado Avalanche: Ryan O'Reilly's Play a Bright Spot in Grim Situation

    Usually when a team falls to 29th in the NHL, it's because it's players aren't playing well. Colorado Avalanche forward Ryan O'Reilly has been an exception to the rule. In fact, his play has improved as the play of those around him has deteriorated...

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  5. Colorado Avalanche: Big Trade a Big Bust One Year Later

    Unless your idea of fun is sitting around watching TSN analysts trying to convince you not to change the channel by referencing all of the "big trades on the way", the 2009-2010 NHL trade deadline was a dud...

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  6. Colorado Avalanche: Could Paul Stastny Be Traded This Summer?

    In the season marred with disappointment, no Colorado Avalanche player has been more disappointing than Paul Stastny...

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  7. Colorado Avalanche: Tomas Fleischmann Practices; Will He Be Re-Signed?

    Forward Tomas Fleischmann practiced with the Colorado Avalanche Tuesday, more than two months after being diagnosed with a pulmonary embolism in his lungs...

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  8. Uncle, Uncle! Colorado Avalanche Lose 19th Game in Last 20

    Since the NHL was founded in 1917, there have been countless teams that have shamed the great game of hockey...

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  9. Colorado Avalanche: Prospect Joey Hishon a Savvy Pick

    " That's off the board. " The first words out of TSN analyst Bob McKenzie's mouth after the Colorado Avalanche used the 17th overall pick in the 2010 NHL draft on forward Joey Hishon of the OHL's Owen Sound Attack, whom TSN had ranked 46th...

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  10. Colorado Avalanche: Brian Elliott, Peter Budaj, and the Goaltending Situation

    The year was 2003. The Colorado Avalanche had just been eliminated in a heartbreaking Game 7 overtime loss at the hands of future Av and then- Minnesota Wild forward Andrew Brunette, and it would bring the end of an era...

    James Crider Written by James Crider about over 3 years ago 1,129 reads 11 comments

  11. Florida Panthers: Welcome to the NHL Hall of Shame

    Ten points out of eighth place in the Eastern Conference and with only four wins in their last 15 games, the Florida Panthers are once again destined to miss the NHL playoffs. If they do, they'll be making history...

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  12. 2011 NHL Entry Draft: Adam Larsson, Sean Couturier and the Top 30 Prospects

    With many NHL teams well out of playoff position, it's up to the NHL entry draft to provide a glimmer of hope to ailing fans. The 2011 draft has good depth at all positions aside from goaltender, of which one or fewer may be selected in the first round..

    James Crider Written by James Crider about over 3 years ago 4,617 reads 18 comments

  13. NHL Trade Deadline: Are the Anaheim Ducks Now a Playoff Team?

    As the dust settles on an NHL-wide two-week trading frenzy, the Ducks find themselves with a beefed up blue-line thanks to the re-acquisition of defenseman Francois Beauchemin and more forward depth in left wingers Jarkko Ruutu and Brad Winchester...

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  14. Peter Forsberg To Erik Johnson: Colorado Avalanche Winless in Tragic Week

    When the city of Denver is overcrowded with citizens in neck braces tomorrow, don't worry—it's just Colorado Avalanche fans trying to recover from whiplash. The week of Feb...

    James Crider Written by James Crider about over 3 years ago 1,674 reads 4 comments

  15. Colorado Avalanche Acquire Defenseman Erik Johnson From St. Louis Blues

    In a shocking trade, the Colorado Avalanche have acquired former first overall draft choice,, defenseman Erik Johnson from the St...

    James Crider Written by James Crider about over 3 years ago 430 reads 7 comments

  16. Colorado Avalanche-Ottawa Senators Swap Goaltenders Anderson, Elliott

    The Craig Anderson era has officially ended in Colorado. This morning, the Colorado Avalanche dealt the struggling Anderson to the Ottawa Senators for another struggling goaltender in Brian Elliott...

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  17. Peter Forsberg Retires: The Top 20 Players in Colorado Avalanche History

    With Peter Forsberg's retirement earlier this week, along with Joe Sakic's retirement last year and Adam Foote's imminent retirement, the Colorado Avalanche are turning a new leaf...

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  18. Colorado Avalanche: Goodbye Playoffs, Hello Draft Lottery

    For a packed Pepsi Center crowd expecting to witness the home-ice return of Peter Forsberg, nothing could be more disappointing than the news earlier in the day that Forsberg had retired...

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  19. Colorado Avalanche Star Peter Forsberg Set To Retire, Fitting End To Career

    After rejoining the Colorado Avalanche for only two games, forward Peter Forsberg will officially announce his retirement this afternoon...

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  20. Colorado Avalanche Hit Rock Bottom, Set Franchise Losing Streak

    In an attempt to spark the desperate Avalanche, head coach Joe Sacco benched right wing Chris Stewart, the Avalanche's leading goal scorer from a year ago, and for the first period ...

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  21. Pittsburgh Penguins Announcer Paul Steigerwald: A New Level of Unprofessionalism

    Unprofessional. The best word to describe the comments made by FSN employee and play-by-play commentator of the Pittsburgh Penguins , Paul Steigerwald, during Pittsburgh 's 9-3 blowout loss to the New York Islanders on Friday night...

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  22. Colorado Avalanche Can't Build Off Of Peter Forsberg's Return, Lose 6th Straight

    In 10 seasons with the Colorado Avalanche, there's one thing Peter Forsberg hasn't done with the club: miss the playoffs. After a 3-1 loss to the Columbus Blue Jackets on Friday night, that possibility seems more like a probability...

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  23. Peter Forsberg Set To Make His Debut for the Colorado Avalanche Tonight

    Five days after officially returning to the NHL, Peter Forsberg will make his Colorado Avalanche debut tonight...

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  24. Colorado Avalanche: Desperation Setting In, Avalanche Recall Goaltender Grahame

    Today, the Colorado Avalanche added a player to it's roster who hasn't been in the NHL since the 2007-2008 season. No, I'm not talking about Peter Forsberg ...

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  25. Colorado Avalanche: Coach Joe Sacco on the Hot Seat?

    It's been less than two years since the Colorado Avalanche filled its vacant coaching position and mere months since a club captured a surprise berth in the Western Conference playoffs...

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