Colorado Avalanche in History

Events in Sport

  • 1996-05-29 NHL Western Conference Final: Colorado Avalanche beat Detroit Red Wings, 4 games to 2
  • 1997-05-26 NHL Western Conference Final: Detroit Red Wings beat Colorado Avalanche, 4 games to 2

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1997-12-23 Colorado Avalanche Jari Kurri is 8th NHLer to score 600 career goals

NHL Star Jari Kurri
NHL Star
Jari Kurri
  • 1999-06-04 NHL Western Conference Final: Dallas Stars beat Colorado Avalanche, 4 games to 3

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2000-03-06 Long-time Boston Bruin defenseman Ray Bourque is traded to the Colorado Avalanche

NHL Legend Ray Bourque
NHL Legend
Ray Bourque

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2000-03-23 Joe Sakic records his 400th career goal and becomes the Quebec Nordiques/Colorado Avalanche all-time leading point scorer

NHL Legend Joe Sakic
NHL Legend
Joe Sakic
  • 2000-05-27 NHL Western Conference Final: Dallas Stars beat Colorado Avalanche, 4 games to 3
  • 2001-05-21 NHL Western Conference Final: Colorado Avalanche beat St. Louis Blues, 4 games to 1
  • 2001-06-09 Stanley Cup: Colorado Avalanche defeat New Jersey Devils 4-3
  • 2002-05-31 NHL Western Conference Final: Detroit Red Wings beat Colorado Avalanche, 4 games to 3
  • 2009-07-09 Joe Sakic retires after 21 NHL seasons with the Quebec Nordiques/Colorado Avalanche franchise, finishing with 625 goals and 1,641 points
  • 2013-05-10 Joe Sakic is hired by his former team, the Colorado Avalanche, as Executive Vice President of Hockey Operations

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2013-05-23 Patrick Roy is named head coach of the Colorado Avalanche, his former team where he won two Stanley Cups

NHL Goalie and Coach Patrick Roy
NHL Goalie and Coach
Patrick Roy

Birthdays in Sport

  • 1961-11-26 Dave Hannan, Sudbury, NHL center (Buffalo Sabres, Colorado Avalanche)
  • 1962-07-31 Troy Murray, NHL center (Colorado Avalanche), born in Calgary, Alberta
  • 1964-07-08 Alexei Gusarov, Moscow Russia, NHL defenseman (Colorado Avalanche)

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1965-10-05 Patrick Roy, Canadian NHL goalie (Montreal Canadiens, Colorado Avalanche), born in Quebec City, Qu├ębec

NHL Goalie and Coach Patrick Roy
NHL Goalie and Coach
Patrick Roy
  • 1967-05-12 Warren Rychel, Tecumseh, NHL left wing (Colorado Avalanche)
  • 1967-05-29 Mike Keane, Winnipeg, NHL right wing (Colorado Avalanche)
  • 1967-07-27 Craig Wolanin, Grosse Pointe, NHL defenseman (Colorado Avalanche)
  • 1967-10-01 Scott Young, Clinton MA, NHL right wing (Colorado Avalanche)
  • 1967-10-14 Sylvain Lefebvre, Richmond, NHL defenseman (Colorado Avalanche)

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1969-07-07 Joe Sakic, Canadian NHL center (Colorado Avalanche, Canada 1998-2002), born in Burnaby, British Columbia

NHL Legend Joe Sakic
NHL Legend
Joe Sakic
  • 1970-01-08 Jon Klemm, NHL defenseman (Colorado Avalanche), born in Calgary, Alberta
  • 1970-06-17 Stephane Fiset, NHL goalie (Colorado Avalanche), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • 1971-07-10 Adam Foote, NHL defenseman (Colorado Avalanche, Team Canada), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • 1971-08-11 Aaron Miller, NHL defenseman (Colorado Avalanche), born in Buffalo, New York
  • 1971-10-27 Mike Ricci, Scarborough, NHL center (Colorado Avalanche)
  • 1972-01-30 Chris Simon, Wawa, NHL left wing (Colorado Avalanche)
  • 1972-06-15 Jean Francois Labbe, Sherbrooke, NHL goalie (Colorado Avalanche)
  • 1972-08-03 Sandis Ozolinsh, NHL defenseman (Colorado Avalanche), born in Riga, Latvia
  • 1973-06-25 Rene Corbet, Victoriaville, NHL left wing (Colorado Avalanche)
  • 1973-07-20 Peter Forsberg, Ornskoldsvik Swe, NHL center (Colorado Avalanche)
  • 1974-05-09 Stephane Yelle, NHL center (Colorado Avalanche), born in Ottawa, Ontario
  • 1975-03-13 Landon Wilson, NHL right wing (Colorado Avalanche), born in St. Louis, Missouri
  • 1975-05-10 Adam Deadmarsh, Trail BC, NHL center (Colorado Avalanche, Oly-98)
  • 1975-08-12 Anders Myrvold, Lorenskog Nor, NHL defenseman (Colorado Avalanche)
  • 1976-06-02 Josef Marha, Havl-brod Cze, NHL center (Colorado Avalanche)