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Mile High Hockey Jul 3, 2022
Mikko Rantanen provides a not-so-serious update on the contract status of Nazem Kadri

Mikko Rantanen provides a not-so-serious update on the contract status of Nazem Kadri

Photo by Dave Sandford/NHLI via Moose seems like he knows something no one else does. The Colorado Avalanche has been in full party mode since winning the Stanley Cup a week ago. From the parade on Thursday to partying at various nightclubs every night with the Cup since then, we’ve seen a different side of Avs players as of late. It’s crazy what can happen to a team after winning the greatest trophy in sports. This has included pretty much every player exploring the “Instagram Live” feature on their accounts. We’ve seen plenty of stories pop up from those,...
Mile High Hockey Jun 30, 2022
Unheralded Avalanche heroes

Unheralded Avalanche heroes

Photo by Bruce Bennett/ Cogliano, Byram and Francouz were each necessary to cross the finish line. It takes each and every single player on the roster’s contributions to earn a championship and in hockey’s physical grind style war of attrition, it takes extra effort from everyone to lift the Stanley Cup. A lot has been said about the journey, special performances, and sacrifices from the likes of Gabe Landeskog, Nathan MacKinnon, Nazem Kadri, Val Nichushkin, Erik Johnson, and Cale Makar but there’s also a forward, defenseman, and goaltender who each deserve to...
Editor In Leaf Jun 30, 2022

Why Wasn’t Nazem Kadri This Good with the Toronto Maple Leafs?

Former Toronto Maple Leafs centre, Nazem Kadri, had a career year this season with the Stanley Cup winning Colorado Avalanche putting up 28 goals and 87 points in 71 games. (stats from Sportsnet) Some fans have been asking why Kadri had a career best season at 31 years old and why he was never that […] Why Wasn’t Nazem Kadri This Good with the Toronto Maple Leafs? - Editor In Leaf - Editor In Leaf - A Toronto Maple Leafs Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Mile High Hockey Jun 29, 2022
How Nazem Kadri lifted an entire community with the Cup

How Nazem Kadri lifted an entire community with the Cup

Photo by Bruce Bennett/ He also changes the course of his career with the victory. Nazem Kadri, as I’d mentioned before Game 5, was one win away from history. He had just returned from injury to score the game-winning overtime goal in Game 4 against the Tampa Bay Lightning that gave his Colorado Avalanche a commanding 3-1 series lead. Through all the ups and downs, ins and outs of his career, both in an Avalanche and Maple Leaf uniform, the Lebanese-born Canadian has finally achieved his childhood dream. There were so many challenges alone in the postseason that...
Sportsnet.ca Jun 26, 2022
How does Nazem Kadri contribute to Avalanche success?

How does Nazem Kadri contribute to Avalanche success?

Colorado Avalanche head coach Jared Bednar discusses how Nazem Kadri is able to be so effective for the Avalanche and what he does to contribute to that success. The post NHL appeared first on Sportsnet.ca.
Mile High Hockey Jun 23, 2022
Faced with several challenges, Nazem Kadri is one win away from history

Faced with several challenges, Nazem Kadri is one win away from history

Photo by Julio Aguilar/ Kadri has been the headline of the playoffs whether he’d want to be or not. Nazem Kadri. Colorado Avalanche folklore. Take a bow. Avs fans may not ever be able to repay you for your actions. The centerman returned for the first time in 18 days last night for Game 4 of this Stanley Cup Final against the Tampa Bay Lightning, who played hero with his incredible overtime win. Just coming off of surgery for his broken thumb, struggling to even grasp his stick fully, he got the job done and sent the Avs to the cusp of the Cup. Here is Nazem...
Puck Prose Jun 23, 2022

Nazem Kadri’s Rollercoaster Journey to Become Game 4 Hero

It’s been a challenging road at times for Nazem Kadri, but he is now the latest in a long line of Stanley Cup Final heroes. The Colorado Avalanche forward scored the game-winning goal in overtime of Game 4 against the Tampa Bay Lightning. As a result, his club is now one win away from hoisting […] Nazem Kadri’s Rollercoaster Journey to Become Game 4 Hero - Puck Prose - Puck Prose - NHL
CBC News Jun 23, 2022
Should Nazem Kadri's Game 4 OT winner have counted?

Should Nazem Kadri's Game 4 OT winner have counted?

The Avalanche took a 3-1 series lead in the Stanley Cup final, but not without controversy.
Sportsnet.ca Jun 23, 2022
Nazem Kadri on Game 4 overtime winner: ‘Couldn’t have written a better story’

Nazem Kadri on Game 4 overtime winner: ‘Couldn’t have written a better story’

Colorado Avalanche forward Nazem Kadri joins ESPN’s Emily Kaplan after Game 4 of the Stanley Cup Final, discussing his overtime-winning goal in his first game back from injury, the resilience of his team, and the ice quality in Amalie Arena. The post NHL appeared first on Sportsnet.ca.
Sportsnet.ca Jun 22, 2022
Charmin Gotta See It: Avalanche’s Nazem Kadri scores OT winner in first game back from injury

Charmin Gotta See It: Avalanche’s Nazem Kadri scores OT winner in first game back from injury

Watch as Colorado Avalanche forward Nazem Kadri drives to the net and fires the puck past Tampa Bay Lightning goaltender Andrei Vasilevskiy to score the OT winner in Game 4 in his first game back since sustaining a thumb injury and having surgery. The post NHL appeared first on Sportsnet.ca.

Colorado's Nazem Kadri back for Game 4 of Stanley Cup Final

The Colorado Avalanche got a key player back with the return of center Nazem Kadri for Game 4 of the Stanley Cup Final against the Tampa Bay Lightning on Wednesday night.
Sportsnet.ca Jun 22, 2022
Nazem Kadri returning to Avalanche lineup for Game 4 of Stanley Cup Final

Nazem Kadri returning to Avalanche lineup for Game 4 of Stanley Cup Final

Colorado Avalanche star Nazem Kadri will make his return for Game 4 of the Stanley Cup Final after participating in pre-game warmups, bolstering the team’s lineup in what could be a series-shaping night against the Tampa Bay Lightning. The post NHL appeared first on Sportsnet.ca.
Sportsnet.ca Jun 22, 2022
Game 4 Notebook: Will Nazem Kadri make his Stanley Cup Final debut?

Game 4 Notebook: Will Nazem Kadri make his Stanley Cup Final debut?

Although Nazem Kadri was a full participant during Wednesday’s morning skate, head coach Jared Bednar would neither confirm nor deny his status for Game 4, so what will would it take for the Avalanche centre to get back in the lineup? The post NHL appeared first on Sportsnet.ca.
Sportsnet.ca Jun 19, 2022
Avalanche’s Bednar gives injury updates on Andre Burakovsky, Nazem Kadri

Avalanche’s Bednar gives injury updates on Andre Burakovsky, Nazem Kadri

Colorado Avalanche coach Jared Bednar gives injury updates on two Avs players, saying Andre Burakovsky is being evaluated after his suspected hand injury in Game 2, while Nazem Kadri is with the team as he progresses after thumb surgery. The post NHL appeared first on Sportsnet.ca.
Mile High Hockey Jun 8, 2022
Forward depth may be an issue in the Stanley Cup Final

Forward depth may be an issue in the Stanley Cup Final

Photo by Codie McLachlan/ A handful of injuries may be detrimental. While we await the opponents and the start of the Stanley Cup Final, the Colorado Avalanche are taking advantage of the extra time off. They are going to need it, as there are some injury worries. These come primarily from the forward positions. We’ve seen at forward injuries from Nazem Kadri, Andre Burakovsky, Nicolas Aube-Kubel, and Andrew Cogliano. Kadri may be out for the rest of the season, but we will see how his recovery goes and nothing is being ruled out at the moment. Kadri even said himself...

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