Colorado Avalanche Schedule in 2014 - 2015
Go tell it on mountain, the regular season gets under way for the Colorado Avalanche October 19th when they take skate on the road VS. their arch rival the Wild. Then to settle the first fight the Avalanche host them again on the Saturday night for their home opener According to NHL.COM tickets are already sold out. If your looking to see some teams they donâ€™t face very often that are competitive you can catch them playing the Flyers on November 8th in the city of brotherly love then you see the in Colorado on New Years Eve. Mean while sports exports feel if you are going to watch other Avalanche games this year they should be the Chicago Blackhawks at Colorado game on Nov. 26. Bruins at Colorado Avalanche on Jan. 21, and down the road mark down February 27th as being a promising match up when they head down to Texas to face the Stars. The regular season concludes with them playing the Blackhawks at 7PM at home on April 11th.
Colorado Avalanche Roster
If there is any line to watch skate from this years squad sports writers close to the team point to Coloradoâ€™s third line. Healthy now is Alex Tanguay, he could play in the center but some suggest as in past seasons there could be talk he moves over to left wing. Jamie McGinn will be back this time he hopes not to cause any injuries top his own team, referring to Matt Ducheneâ€™s knee problems. Look for Right wing Ryan O'Reilly to skate a lot now that he has sighed on with the team with two-year contract. Also skating this year and for the next 3 will be Jarome Iginla. A new face to the team that is getting a lot of buzz is right winger Jesse Winchester. Also next to each other will Marc-Andre Cliche and Daniel Maggio on wing. The captain once again this season will Gabe Landeskog is the youngest in history in to have this
Colorado Avalanche Fan Experience
The Avs arena is located a mil High up in Denver in the Pepsi Center , It opened in 1999 and can old 18000 for an NHL matchup. The building is also the home to the NBA team the Nuggets. It is located right near the down town area with lots of bars and now pot smocking bars but keep in mind you canâ€™t smoke at all in the arena but you sure can eat. They offer three upscale dining rooms, yes you will find pop corn and hot dogs and beer which prices are as marked up as the mountain is elevated but if your looking for a healthy option they have Bar-B-Que, fresh-made paninis. The replay boards have been updated to and traffic is easy if your walking in the area and plan to hang down town.
Colorado Avalanche Trivia
Is it all a goal if the light never comes on? The Avs answered that question in a game in the Pepsi center in the late 90â€™s.. The Red Wings were on the board first scored first against Colorado and as rules say the judge turned the red signal light the light did not appear. The light team was given the goal and the light
Colorado Avalanche History
You could say this team has duel citizenship because they were originally the Quebec Nordiques from Canada from the time they were founded in 1972 to 1995. In 1979 they became part of the NHL Through out the mid 70s they were in the in the Finals wining the Avco world Trophy and playing some games in the finals but loosing. Things really got good for the team when they were in the final seven straight time from 1981 to 1987. Then they went down hill until they brought on big names like Eric Lindros. When the team was taken over by Comcast in 1995 they brought them down to the United states and renamed them to and put them in a state of the art building the for mentioned Pepsi Center. Through out the decades they have maintained the burgundy, steel blue, black, silver, white look have won 2 Cups one in the 96 and the other in 2001.
Colorado Avalanche Fan Info
Even though there is a lot of snowy you the talk around the league is that the basketball team is more popular, but do not tell that to the fans at the arena they go wild for the signature electronic music played and from 1995 to 2006 they had record sell outs 487 straight games. You will see a lot of shirts with the team logo but right now not many fans wear the jerseys. Often times in the third period you will find everyone on the glass if itâ€™s a rival game on there feet clapping. There is a mix of age groups at the game to you will see a lot of families to.