Stbernard

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  • joined Jan 12, 2011
  • last login Apr 09, 2014
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General Manager Joe Sakic? Coach Lindy Ruff? Assistants Lappy and Foote?

via upload.wikimedia.org "G.M. Joe, Canadian hero! G.M. Joe is there!" – A play on the 80’s GI Joe cartoon theme song for those old enough to get it (get off my MF lawn!). I...

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Avs: Kings of the Northwest

via upload.wikimedia.org News recently surfaced last month that the Colorado Avalanche would be a part of a new division called the Mid-west Division along with the Chicago Blackhawks,...

New York Islanders moving to Brooklyn

New York Islanders moving to Brooklyn ...To the Barclay's Center, which will be the smallest venue in hockey at around 14,500.

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Before the NHL: Victoria Cougars

via content.sportslogos.net Victoria Senators (1911-1913), Victoria Aristocrats (1913-1916), Spokane Canaries (1916-1917), Victoria Aristocrats (1918-1922), Victoria Cougars (1922-1926) F...

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Before the NHL: Portland Rosebuds

via content.sportslogos.net Portland Rosebuds Founded: 1914 Folded: 1918 Located: Portland, Oregon USA Arena: Portland Ice Arena Owner/President: Edward Savage (also the...

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Before the NHL: Vancouver Millionaires

via content.sportslogos.net Vancouver Millionaires (1911-1922), Vancouver Maroons (1922-1926) Founded: 1911 Folded: 1926 Located: Vancouver, British Columbia Canada Arena: Denman Arena O...

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Before the NHL: Seattle Metropolitans

via content.sportslogos.net Seattle Metropolitans Founded: 1915 Folded: 1924 Located: Seattle, Washington USA Arena: Seattle Ice Arena Owner/President: Seattle Ice Arena Owners & Pete...

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Before the NHL (Greed): Old Time Hockey

I just wanted to let everyone know that during the NHL lockout I'm going to be releasing a series of short writing pieces on teams BEFORE the NHL; focusing mainly on the PCHA (Pacific Coast Hockey...

Avs' Unipron Trashed by ESPN

The Unipron was ranked as one of the WORST in professional sports by ESPN! LOL Not really a secret around here though! Here is the quote from ESPN who ranked the Avs at #118: "Once upon a time, this was a passable-looking team. Not great, but passable. Now, though, it's a jumble of ill-fitting elements -- the apron-string jersey stripes, the pointless side panels, the laughable number font, the alternate jersey that's just a Rangers rip-off. If a team could get a game misconduct for its uniform, the Avs would certainly deserve one."

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Metropolitans: The right choice if the NHL comes to Seattle

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Lesson Learned: Keep Coach Sacco

Hello everyone! Ryan here again, I apologize for my silence, work has been insanely busy and I found out that my wife and I are expecting! I have been watching (and loving) the Avs play since...

The Return of the Denver Grizzlies!

Per dater! Looks like they are as close as ever to coming back!

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Thank You Ryan O’Reilly

As some of you may or may not have read, I wrote a pretty nasty article that pretty much stopped short of punching an Arby’s sandwich a week or so ago when the Avalanche lost a terrible,...

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Dear Avalanche Front Office: Fans will not tolerate mediocrity

  Lately on MHH there has been a handful of Avalanche fans going around and blasting others for their criticisms of Coach Sacco and the underperforming Colorado Avalanche. I’m here to tell...

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My Avalanche Jersey Ideas (Thanks Andidee15!)

 I want to give a BIG BIG BIG thank you to andidee15 for helping me to upload these .jpgs to her photobucket account! I appreciate the help Andi! You're awesome! I hope you all enjoy my Avs...

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Is Hockey Really for Everyone?

  Does everyone here remember the “Hockey is for everyone” ads on TV, particularly on the NHL Network and Versus?  The commercials showcased the NHL’s “efforts” to reach out to...

Karlis Skrastins Avalanche Wallpaper

Karlis Skrastins Avalanche Wallpaper... we don't know if he survived the tragic KHL Yaroslavl Lokomotiv plane crash or not... but I thought a good way to keep him in our hearts and prayers is to put up his wallpaper. This was an awesome one that I found when he was still an Av. May God be with you Scratch and everyone who was aboard...

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What would it take to get rid of the Unipron?

What would it take to get rid of the Unipron? I am one of the many people here who can’t stand the Avalanche’s new Reebok jerseys. They’re plain, too simple and cheap looking. In my misery I...

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Should the NHL resurrect the Rover?

via www.legendsofhockey.net Some of you may not be familiar with the Rover. Ice hockey once had seven men (legally) on the ice at the same time back in the early years of the sport. On the ice...

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48.3 (To the tune of 98.6 by Keith)

Everyone, I am running out of inspiration so forgive me for my song choices lol. This is an obscure song that was popular in 1967 (way before my time, so you don't have to get off of my lawn.). I...

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104.3 The Fan – Negative Avalanche Coverage in Denver

I know that almost everyone here is in agreement that the Avalanche get very little to no radio coverage in the Denver market. For a team that has won the Stanley Cup twice it is appalling that the...

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A Colorado Avalanche fan provides his support…

A Colorado Avalanche fan provides his support…                        For what it’s worth, this Colorado Avalanche fan is giving his support for the Islanders to stay in...

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Logistics: Is it time for an AHL team in Denver?

     via www.sportslogos.net via upload.wikimedia.org The Colorado Avalanche has always been a franchise who has had their AHL affiliates located 2 time zones away from Denver and near...

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Making the case for signing Bergfors, and Bogosian on July 1st

via upload.wikimedia.org I truly believe that there are certain players in the NHL with a lot of talent who either had their development rushed in order to become the face of a franchise...

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Looking Ahead: What will the NHL look like in 2015?

I have been doing some thinking lately about what the NHL will look like now through the 2015 season. Here are some of my predictions about what teams, and overall landscape of the NHL will be...

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A Crazy Move the Avs Should Consider - Steven Stamkos

This is Ryan again; Happy Summer to you all! I came up with an interesting scenario.... The Avalanche tender an offer sheet to RFA Steven Stamkos for 8years at $80 million. I know what you are all...

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Why does Bertuzzi get away with murder?

Why does Bertuzzi get away with murder? It seems as if there is some kind of shadow NHL government behind the scenes doesn’t it? Campbelluminati, perhaps? Certain players get punished for dirty...

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Tank At Home Tonight (To the tune of Eddie Money's 'Take Me Home Tonight' (featuring Ronnie Spector))

Tank At Home Tonight (To the tune of Eddie Money's 'Take Me Home Tonight' (featuring Ronnie Spector)) I feel hungry, it's a hunger That tries to keep a fan awake at night Is Larsson the answer I...

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