1. Cancucks Honoring Luc Bourdon Tonight

    Amidst all the hype and hooplah surrounding the new season, I nearly forgot that the Canucks will be honoring the memory of Luc Bourdon before they drop the puck tonight. I have no idea if it will be part of the CBC feed...

    Shane Giroux Written by Shane Giroux about 6 years ago 53 reads 0 comments

  2. Game 1 Preview: Avalanche vs Bruins

    (simpsoncrazy.com)It's time! the puck drops a short 7 hours from now and I've got to be honest, I'm trying to make time move faster. So far I've been unsuccesful but I've put in a call to Clark Kent...

    Shane Giroux Written by Shane Giroux about 6 years ago 67 reads 0 comments

  3. Colorado Avalanche 2008/09 Season Predictions

    The Avalanche roundtable is winding down as Jibbles is hosting the last question today on expecations. And do you know what that means? It means the season is starting tomorrow!I'm ...

    Shane Giroux Written by Shane Giroux about 6 years ago 75 reads 1 comments

  4. Official Colorado Avalanche Roster for 2008/2009

    In a surprise move, Per Ledin, didn't make the cut and has been sent down to Lake Erie along with TJ Hensick. And so, the Avalanche 2008-09 opening-night roster is official...

    Shane Giroux Written by Shane Giroux about 6 years ago 1,601 reads 0 comments

  5. Avalanche Reduce Roster to 25

    Brian Willsie has been sent down to the AHL, much to AD's surprise. Based on everything I'd heard, I'm a bit surprised as well. He seemed like he could fill many roles on the team...

    Shane Giroux Written by Shane Giroux about 6 years ago 64 reads 0 comments

  6. Avalanche End Preseason with 4-3 Win Over Blackhawks

    (Credit) The Avalanche ended their preseason tonight with a 4-3 win over the Chicago Blackhawks. Recap The Avs took the lead early in the third period after battling back from one-goal deficits in each of the first two periods...

    Shane Giroux Written by Shane Giroux about 6 years ago 113 reads 0 comments

  7. Chicago Crunches the Avalanche 7-4

    Last night I was busy watching the Riders finally snap out of a funk as they downed the evil Calgary Stampeders. Yep, I even hate Calgary's football team...

    Shane Giroux Written by Shane Giroux about 6 years ago 44 reads 0 comments

  8. It's Gambling - and Prediction - Time!

    I live in Canada. Land of the free. Home of the brave. Wait, that's not us. We're still free but we shun the "brave" tag for "strong". We're strong, have glowing hearts, get lots of massages and more importantly, we can legally gamble online...

    Shane Giroux Written by Shane Giroux about 6 years ago 79 reads 0 comments

  9. Avalanche-Stars: David Jones Scoring Well, Marek Svatos Healing Nicely

    David Jones tallied the winning goal against the Stars tonight as the Avalanche's preseason schedule kept rolling. It was Jones' preseason debut and if he keeps this pace up, he'll be winning the Art Ross trophy...

    Shane Giroux Written by Shane Giroux about 6 years ago 27 reads 0 comments

  10. Avalanche Roundtable - Who Will be the Avalanche's Biggest Rival?

    It's time! The 2nd annual Avalanche blogger roundtable starts today with a question on rivalries. There's a lot to read so let's get right into it...

    Shane Giroux Written by Shane Giroux about 6 years ago 236 reads 1 comments

  11. Roberto Luongo Named Captain Canuck

    When I saw the headline I thought it was a joke. When I saw the photo accompanying the story I thought, "Look at them laughing at their joke." But then I read the article and discovered it wasn't a joke at all...

    Shane Giroux Written by Shane Giroux about 6 years ago 255 reads 0 comments

  12. 2nd Annual Avalanche Roundtable Coming Oct 1

    Brace yourselves, for a historic tradition is about to continue.For the second straight year, the annual Avalanche blogger roundtable will launch on October 1st...

    Shane Giroux Written by Shane Giroux about 6 years ago 72 reads 0 comments

  13. Team Ranker Ranks High on Time Wasting Scale

    (Yahoo! Sports)The new Team Ranker up on Yahoo! Sports is a great idea. It's also a great was to waste away your morning...

    Shane Giroux Written by Shane Giroux about 6 years ago 120 reads 0 comments

  14. Joel Quenneville Hired as Blackhawks Scout

    It was via a Darren Dreger blog post that I found out former Avs coach Joel Quenneville had been hired as a scout for the Chicago Blackhawks...

    Shane Giroux Written by Shane Giroux about 6 years ago 188 reads 0 comments

  15. Does the NHL Possibly Want People to Watch Hockey?

    By gum, I think the NHL has started to realize that increasing the reach of your product and getting people engaged in it is the best way to attract and retain fans...

    Shane Giroux Written by Shane Giroux about over 6 years ago 212 reads 0 comments

  16. Avalanche Fall to Kings in 2008/09 Preseason Opener

    The preseason is here and the regular season is now closer than ever! Obviously.I'd have a bit more to say on this game than what is below, but I was busy working on a large, non-Avalanche related post which will go up around noon tomorrow...

    Shane Giroux Written by Shane Giroux about over 6 years ago 74 reads 0 comments

  17. Peter Budaj Now Has Net All to Himself in Colorado

    NHL.com has an article up on the ceding of power from Jose Theodore to Peter Budaj in the Avalanche net this year.I did a double-take when I got to this line: "We've been grooming him for this ...

    Shane Giroux Written by Shane Giroux about over 6 years ago 112 reads 0 comments

  18. Colorado Avalanche 2008 Burgundy-White Game Results

    In an unexpected twist, Team White trounced Team Burgundy in the Avalanche's annual Burgundy-White game. Team Burgundy essentially had the Avs entire '07-08 defensive squad on its ...

    Shane Giroux Written by Shane Giroux about over 6 years ago 287 reads 1 comments

  19. Colorado Avalanche Burgundy-White Game: 2008 Edition

    The Colorado Avalanche's annual Burgundy/White game happens tonight at the Air Force Academy. The official game roster is up and I'm baffled that on a roster of 42 players not one of them wears No...

    Shane Giroux Written by Shane Giroux about over 6 years ago 151 reads 0 comments

  20. My Fantasy Draft Results

    I just finished a 3-hour long live draft and I think this is the stiffest my back has been in a while. I'll give a breakdown of my team but first, some early-breaking news from Adrian Dater: Joel Quenneville has just been arrested on suspicion of DUI...

    Shane Giroux Written by Shane Giroux about over 6 years ago 226 reads 2 comments

  21. Colorado Avalanche Projected to Rack Up 17 Wins in '08-09

    I signed up to be in a fantasy hockey draft this year run by James Mirtle. I'm not a big fantasy nut, but I figured it would be a good way to get me to concentrate on the statistical side of the game...

    Shane Giroux Written by Shane Giroux about over 6 years ago 1,271 reads 4 comments

  22. Paul Stastny Injured During Avalanche Training Camp

    My heart skipped a beat at Jori's last twit: "Blue wins 3-2, but Stastny was injured"I asked her just how injured she thought he was and she said it didn't look good...

    Shane Giroux Written by Shane Giroux about over 6 years ago 176 reads 1 comments

  23. Colorado Avalanche Training Camp Kicks Off

    Can you smell that? It's the sweet, sweet scent of training camps all across the nation kicking into gear. Your very own Colorado Avalanche began their camp this morning, just three short days after the rookie camp concluded...

    Shane Giroux Written by Shane Giroux about over 6 years ago 134 reads 0 comments

  24. Re-launch of Avalanche TV

    I love sports that provide additional coverage on the Web. It's the best way to reach your fan base and it's just plain dumb to not take advantage of it. You don't have to pay for airtime or fight to get your content scheduled in at the right time...

    Shane Giroux Written by Shane Giroux about over 6 years ago 68 reads 0 comments

  25. Avalanche Clips Abound...But Good Luck Finding Them

    Hot on the heels of my renewed optimism for fresh Avalanche content on the Avalanche.nhl.tv portal, the main Colorado Avalanche site has put up two stories which link to four new video clips...

    Shane Giroux Written by Shane Giroux about over 6 years ago 101 reads 0 comments