Avs Season Reflection, Missed Opportunity?

avs royTo the dismay of the fans, the ride is over. The “Why Not Us” has come to an end. There’s no disputing that the Avs came a long way from last-place in the Western Conference to darn-near first place, but there’s a bit more to the story when reflecting on the season that was. Even though the squad improved more than any fan could ever ask for.. It’s hard to deter from the fact that the Avalanche missed out on a prime opportunity. Read More

All Eyes On Kuemper

(Brace Hemmelgarn, USA TODAY Sports)

(Brace Hemmelgarn, USA TODAY Sports)

When Wild coach Mike Yeo benched Ilya Bryzgalov and inserted Darcy Kuemper as the goaltender in Game 3, it was a head coach trying to get something going for his team. He knew he had to shake things up after realizing his starting goaltender in Games 1 and 2 was not the guy that would help the Wild be in a position to win the rest of the series. Read More

Resilient Avs Prove Their Playoff Mettle

(Chris Humphreys - USA Today Sports)

(Chris Humphreys – USA Today Sports)

13.4 seconds of regulation was all it took for the Avalanche to either survive or take the first loss of the Western Conference quarterfinals last night. They had to find a way to tie the game and take it to overtime. Somehow and someway, they did when Paul Stastny tied it. It was only fitting he scored the game-winning goal in overtime. Read More