Category: Colorado Avalanche

Today’s 5: Berube vs Pens, Thomas vs Bruins, Yakupov, and more.

Flyers head coach and captain Claude Giroux from 2012.  Image Courtesy of Wikipedia Commons.

1. Berube’s 1st Battle With The Pittsburgh Penguins It could be argued, you’re not truly the coach of the Philadelphia Flyers until you’ve gone head-to-head with bitter rivals the Pittsburgh Penguins. Tonight, newly appointed head coach Craig Berube will get…

Comparing Avs’ MacKinnon To Last 10 1st Overalls After 6 Games Played.

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As far as samples sizes go, this is as small as you’re going to get, but it’s still the best way to measure Nathan MacKinnon‘s place amongst NHL 1st overalls this early in his high scoring career. Since 2004, the…

Today’s 5: Crosby, Devils keep losing, Kaleta appeals 10 game suspension, and more.

Sidney Crosby, Penguins

1. A healthy Crosby is a productive Crosby Call it bad luck, or call it fragility, for whatever reason, Sidney Crosby has failed to play more than 41 games in an NHL season since 2009-10. In his last full go-round,…

10 Memorable Moments From The NHL’s First 12 Days

Alex Steen, St. Louis Blues

The first twelve days of the 2013-14 NHL season have been exciting, controversial, and filled with a whole lot of Patrick Roy. Here is a look at the ten best moments: 10. Grabovski hat trick almost spoils Blackhawks’ banner raiser…

Today’s 5: Good Monahan? Bad Hertl? Avs/Bruins forever linked by Ray Bourque, and more.

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Today’s 5 observations on current events in the National Hockey League. 1. Monahan Earns Points In Every Game This Season Would the Calgary Flames be 2-0-2 right now if Sean Monahan didn’t produce a point in every single game so…

Today’s 5: Roy Might Be Good, Leafs #1 Is Quickly Becoming Obvious, Hockey Fights Cancer, and more.

Colorado Avalanche head coach Patrick Roy. Image Courtesy of Wikipedia Commons.

Today’s 5 observations on current events in the National Hockey League. 1. Maybe Patrick Roy Is A Good Coach When the Colorado Avalanche hired Patrick Roy to be their head coach, many believed it was a mistake. After all, Roy…

Nathan MacKinnon’s NHL Debut Was A Smashing Success

Never mind Patrick Roy for a minute. Nathan MacKinnon was pro ready in his NHL debut for the Colorado Avalanche last evening at the Pepsi Center. This summer’s 1st overall draft choice tallied 2 assists, helping his team win 6-1…

30 Teams 30 Dreams: NHL Regular Season Team Rankings

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1. Chicago Blackhawks It’s hard to argue against the dominant performance the Blackhawks displayed in 2012-13. Until proven otherwise, they are the best team in the National Hockey League. 2. Boston Bruins Aside from the fact the Bruins have played…