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

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

Blues owner Tom Stillman, 10 years in: On the way to a Stanley Cup and the need to “evolve and improve”

Sitting at a booth in a Clayton restaurant, Blues owner Tom Stillman examines the selection of draft beers, makes a selection, and moments later takes a sip. This isn’t necessarily a celebration, but in a way it is. This summer is the 10th anniversary of Stillman and a group of 15 local investors who bought … Read more

Colorado Avalanche wins the Stanley Cup

Nazem Kadri of the Colorado Avalanche lifts the Stanley Cup after defeating the Tampa Bay Lightning 2-1 in the sixth game of the 2022 NHL Stanley Cup final.Image: Getty Images The redemption narrative is the easy one. Everyone loves it, and it usually writes itself, which is why writers will flock to it at every … Read more

Colorado Avalanche wins the Stanley Cup

Nazem Kadri of the Colorado Avalanche lifts the Stanley Cup after defeating the Tampa Bay Lightning 2-1 in the sixth game of the 2022 NHL Stanley Cup final.Image: Getty Images The redemption narrative is the easy one. Everyone loves it, and it usually writes itself, which is why writers will flock to it at every … Read more

Gordo: the perseverance of the former blue Erik Johnson rewarded with the mission of the Stanley Cup | Jeff Gordon

Not many of you want the Colorado Avalanche to ship the Tampa Bay Lightning. Most people around here don’t want to see Nazem Kadri rock the Stanley Cup, as he took out Blues goalkeeper Jordan Binnington. People would rather see hometown hero Pat Maroon earn yet another ring. Fans of St. Louis Rams have nightmares … Read more

Latest news on Perron, Husso, Leddy, Bozak: what I hear about the UFA of the Blues

David Perron played for five teams during his 15-year NHL career, but signed with only one: St. Louis. Perron signed multi-year deals in 2007, 2010, 2012, 2016 and 2018. In the meantime, he played for Edmonton, Pittsburgh, Anaheim and Vegas, but each of those clubs inherited a contract he accepted with the Blues. Will there … Read more

Armstrong provides answers to off-season questions

It’s been more than a week since the end of the St. Louis Blues season, and now that the dust has settled, General Manager Doug Armstrong will get to work shaping his roster for the 2022-23 season. The Blues finished the regular season with 109 points, the third place in franchise history. In the playoffs, … Read more

Nazem Kadri isn’t just the Avalanche Stanley Cup MVP. He is turning Denver’s Muslim boys into hockey fans. “You get what you give.”

Unlike Oilers goalkeeper Mike Smith, the Crescent View Academy boys saw Nazem Kadri arrive. “Those who hold out the most,” said Crescent View future senior Jenayin Wazwaz, with a knowing smile before Avalanche-Edmonton Game 2 at the Ball Arena, “are the most awarded.” Wazwaz is biased, mind you. With good reason. Kadri, the AVS center … Read more