Avalanche star Nazem Kadri might have come up with excuses. Instead she made history. His Colorado relatives couldn’t be prouder. “After the difficulties comes the ease.”

Before legends are engraved in silver, they are born in sulfur. You will tell your grandchildren about Nazem Kadri. Who will tell their grandchildren. And then their grandchildren. “There will always be criticism. But don’t get discouraged, ”Hifa Fayad wrote Wednesday morning from the Middle East. “Rather, you rise above them and get the job … Read more

STANLEY CUP: The wrong Denver resident knocks on the door with the delivery of the Stanley Cup

DENVER (KDVR) – A Denver couple got the surprise of a lifetime when the Stanley Cup was mistakenly delivered to their home. FOX31 got a post on Nextdoor from Kit Karbler who said the Stanley Cup was accidentally delivered to his home in the Hilltop neighborhood, destined for Colorado Avalanche captain Gabriel Landeskog. Colorado Avalanche … Read more

STANLEY CUP PARADE: What to know for the Colorado Avalanche celebration

DENVER (KDVR) – The Colorado Avalanche will lift the Stanley Cup at Civic Center Park on Thursday morning but parade it through the streets of Denver along the way. The celebration begins with a pre-rally at 9:00 am at Civic Center Park with live music from Big Head Todd and the Monsters and several displays … Read more

LeBrun Rumbles: What Anthony Duclair’s Injury Means For Florida’s Pending Unlimited Free Agents

This off-season was already shaping up to be busy for the Florida Panthers. Then came the news Wednesday that Anthony Duclair will likely require surgery for an Achilles tendon injury. First of all, it’s terrible news. Duclair scored 31 career goals last season. It’s been a great story since he signed in South Florida. I’m … Read more

MacKinnon finally wins the Cup with Avalanche after years of disappointment

“We made it!” Johnson yelled. “I love you!” They stood there together, hugging between discarded sticks and gloves as their teammates celebrated behind the net. Eventually, MacKinnon pulled Johnson to his feet and they hugged again. Johnson had hit his head, MacKinnon had cut his hand, and they had never felt better. “I met him … Read more

Makar wins Conn Smythe Trophy as playoff MVP for Avalanche

PRINT – As children, like most Canadians who play hockey, Cale and Taylor Makar had won the Stanley Cup dozens and dozens of times. Their battles with mini-sticks had ended in the championships, in the loft cup, the celebration had sharpened. It has never been anything like it. Because this was something Cale Makar I … Read more

Commercial pickups help Avalanche complete the cup riddle, appreciating “being part of something special”

Finally, Andrew Cogliano knows what it’s like to lift the 35-pound Stanley Cup high above his head. After 1,140 regular-season games – most of any NHL player since 2007, when he entered the league – and 116 playoff games, Cogliano capitalized on the lifeline he received three months ago when he was traded to Colorado. … Read more

Cale Makar of Avalanche wins Conn Smythe to crown the historic season: “We are looking at greatness”

TAMPA, Florida – Cale Makar doesn’t like attention, so it was fitting that after being named the most valuable player in the Stanley Cup playoffs on Sunday, he skated the Conn Smythe Trophy on the Colorado Avalanche bench without even lifting it over his head. It is also right that he won it. Makar has … Read more

The best sights and sounds of game 6 between Colorado Avalanche and Tampa Bay Lightning

Two-time defending champion Tampa Bay Lightning avoided elimination against Colorado Avalanche in Game 5, largely due to Ondrej Palat’s late-game heroism. Palat’s go-ahead goal saved Tampa Bay’s season with 6:22 left in regulation while Lightning fled Colorado in a 3-2 win. Now, the series is back on the Bolts’ home ice at Amalie Arena. 2 … Read more

Kuemper will start for Avalanche in Game 6 of the Cup final against Lightning

DENVER – Darcy Kuemper has taken the Colorado Avalanche this far and they are confident the goalkeeper can help them hoist the Stanley Cup for the first time in more than 20 years. Kuemper will begin Sunday against the Tampa Bay Lightning in Game 6 of the Stanley Cup Final at Amalie Arena (8pm ET; … Read more