Posts tagged "Colorado Avalanche"

NHL Central Division Additions

NHL Central Division Additions
With the Chicago Blackhawks adding Brad Richards, the Central Division remains the best in hockey. Here’s a quick look at the moves made so far this summer around the rest of the division. St. Louis Dallas Nashville Colorado Minnesota Winnipeg

NHL: Western Conference Trade Deadline Breakdown

NHL: Western Conference Trade Deadline Breakdown
The 2014 NHL trade deadline has come and gone, and the Western Conference was incredibly busy. In total, nine different picks in the 2014 NHL Draft were traded away by the top ten teams in the Western Conference, while the Blackhawks, Kings, Ducks and Coyotes added picks in this summer’s draft. Here’s how teams in... Read more »

2013-14 Central Division Preview: Colorado Avalanche

2013-14 Central Division Preview: Colorado Avalanche
We have spent the last couple days discussing the new-look Central Division. So far, we’ve examined the Winnipeg Jets, St. Louis Blues, Nashville Predators, Minnesota Wild and Dallas Stars. Now, let’s finish the circuit and travel to Denver. What will the underachieving Colorado Avalanche bring to the Central? Let’s take a look. Colorado got an... Read more »
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NHL Free Agency: A Look Around The Blackhawks New Division

NHL Free Agency: A Look Around The Blackhawks New Division
Here’s a breakdown of the player movement in the Blackhawks’ new division for the 2013-14 season so far in free agency: Staying In Out Michal Handzus Nikolai Khabibulin David Bolland Michal Rozsival Viktor Stalberg Nick Leddy Michael Frolik Ray Emery Rostislav Olesz   Staying In Out Patrick Bordeleau Cory Sarich David Jones Alex Tanguay Shane... Read more »

The Blackhawks Should Pursue Ryan O'Reilly

The Blackhawks Should Pursue Ryan O'Reilly
Reports are indicating that the Colorado Avalanche are now shopping unhappy free agent center Ryan O’Reilly. The question isn’t whether or not the Blackhawks should be interested (they should), but what could/should they be willing to give up to acquire him? According to one of the jedi masters at TSN, Darren Dreger, early indications are... Read more »

Blackhawks-Avalanche: Is Red-Hot Colorado For Real?

Blackhawks-Avalanche: Is Red-Hot Colorado For Real?
The Blackhawks and Avs will battle twice in the next three days, on Thursday night in Denver and Saturday night in Chicago. Coming into the game, the Avs are surprisingly one of the hottest teams in the NHL. But are they for real? There are a lot of striking numbers popping up in Denver early... Read more »
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Chicago Blackhawks: Championship Hangover or Sobering Schedule?

Most of Chicago is having a minor (in some cases a major) coronary because the Blackhawks have lost both of their first two games of the season. If they lose on Monday night in Buffalo, there might be a riot on Madison. So what’s the deal with the defending champions? Did they party all summer?... Read more »

Blackhawks Lose Season Opener: What We Learned

Blackhawks Lose Season Opener: What We Learned
If you watched any of the games between the Blackhawks and Avalanche last year, an easy ending was the furthest thing from your mind. If Marty Turco expected to face fewer shots in Chicago than he did in Dallas… Despite allowing a soft game-winner to Paul Stastny in overtime, Turco kept a sloppy Blackhawks team... Read more »