Latest Colorado Avalanche Stories

2014-01-08 12:27:39

Avalanche Captain Landeskog And High School Players Latest To Support You Can Play DENVER, Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Colorado Avalanche team captain Gabriel Landeskog today became the latest professional athlete to speak on behalf of the You Can Play Project, and in doing so, the National Hockey League has become the first professional sports league in North America to have each of its member teams represented by players voicing support for LGBT (lesbian, gay,...

2012-01-27 08:53:40

NBC News' educational arm, NBC Learn, and the NBC Sports Group recently teamed up with the National Hockey League (NHL) and National Science Foundation (NSF) to release "Science of NHL Hockey"--an informative 10-part video series exploring the science behind the fastest game on ice. Made especially for students and teachers to use in the classroom, the videos will be aligned to lesson plans and national state education standards, and are available to the public cost-free on NBCLearn.com,...

2011-01-10 10:30:00

DENVER, Jan. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Altitude Sports & Entertainment, a subsidiary of Kroenke Sports Enterprises, and Insight Sports, a leading North American sports media and entertainment company, announced today the acquisition by Altitude of a 50% interest in WFN: World Fishing Network USA ("WFN"), North America's only 24/7 fishing network. As part of the transaction, WFN will consolidate its U.S. operations in Denver, Colorado - including technical operations at Altitude's...

2010-02-18 07:42:00

DENVER, Feb. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Kroenke Sports Enterprises has launched a wide-ranging mobile campaign for Pepsi Center and the three teams it plays host to - the Denver Nuggets, the Colorado Avalanche and the Colorado Mammoth. The campaign, in partnership with AT&T, the Official Wireless Partner of Pepsi Center and its teams, and powered by Txtstation, includes multiple text clubs to engage and inform its fans of ongoing news, as well as interactive arena promotions that enhance the...

2009-10-03 19:18:16

Craig Anderson stopped 35 shots for his eighth career shutout Saturday when the Colorado Avalanche beat Vancouver 3-0. Wojtek Wolski and Paul Stastny each had a goal and an assist and Darcy Tucker scored the other goal for the Avalanche, who opened the season with two straight wins for the first time since the 2001-02 season. Milan Hejduk had two assists in the win. Roberto Luongo allowed three goals on 27 shots for the Canucks, who have lost their first two games this season.

2009-09-24 21:42:48

Veteran Montreal defenseman Patrice Brisebois retired Thursday after 18 seasons in the National Hockey League. Brisebois, a Montreal native, played in the 1,000th game of his career last season. He can hang up his skates today knowing that he had a great career and he was lucky to experience all that he did over the years, right wing Guillaume Latendresse said on the team's Web site. Brisebois, 38, was a second-round pick (30th overall) by the Canadiens in the 1989 NHL Entry Draft and also...

2009-07-15 22:04:20

The Colorado Avalanche will host one of four games on the first night of the 2009-10 NHL season, before which the team will retire Joe Sakic's sweater number. The NHL released it season schedule Wednesday, announcing the campaign will begin Oct. 1. Sakic recently announced his retirement and will be honored by the Avalanche on that night. Colorado will begin its season by hosting San Jose. The other opening night games will find Washington at Boston, Montreal at Toronto and Vancouver at...

2009-07-09 18:54:32

Colorado Avalanche captain Joe Sakic retired Thursday after a 20-year NHL career during which he played on two Stanley Cup championship teams. Sakic, 40, the face of the franchise, spent his entire 20-year NHL career with Colorado or the Quebec Nordiques. He ends a productive and illustrious career with 1,641 points -- 625 goals, 1,016 assists -- with nine seasons of 30-or-more goals and six with 100-or-more points, all franchise highs. The center is eighth overall in points, 11th in assists...

2009-06-04 21:14:47

The Colorado Avalanche announced Thursday Joe Sacco had been hired as the team's new coach. Sacco, 40, was given the job one day after Greg Sherman was named general manager and Coach Tony Granato was fired. Sylvain Lefebvre was also named assistant coach as part of a restructuring of Colorado's upper management. Sacco had coached Colorado's American Hockey League affiliate, the Lake Erie Monsters, the past two seasons. He will be the fifth person to coach the Avalanche since the franchise...

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