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Jan 11, 2018

Colorado Avalanche: Matching the Half-Season to Goals and Predictions

The Colorado Avalanche are doing so well halfway through the 2017-18 season that it’s a pleasure to check in with them. The Colorado Avalanche players are on their last day of the five-day break. The bye-week just happened to come right after their 41st game — the half-season mark. By now you know that the […] Colorado Avalanche: Matching the Half-Season to Goals and Predictions - Mile High Sticking - Mile High Sticking - A Colorado Avalanche Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Jan 10, 2018

Colorado Avalanche: Cale Makar and Nathan McKinnon Honored

Colorado Avalanche star Nathan MacKinnon and prospect Cale Makar were honored for their stellar play today. This time last year, the Colorado Avalanche were getting pity votes for the NHL All Star Team and seemed destined to win the Nolan Patrick Sweepstakes. While the team did finish dead last by a wide margin, Colorado lost […] Colorado Avalanche: Cale Makar and Nathan McKinnon Honored - Mile High Sticking - Mile High Sticking - A Colorado Avalanche Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Jan 10, 2018

Colorado Avalanche: Will the Bye Week Derail their Momentum?

The Colorado Avalanche went into their bye-week on a hot streak. Will the time off derail their momentum or give them needed recuperation time? The Colorado Avalanche are about midway through their bye-week, a little NHL-mandated break that for some reason couldn’t be for the Olympic Games. Ostensibly, the bye-week gives players a chance to […] Colorado Avalanche: Will the Bye Week Derail their Momentum? - Mile High Sticking - Mile High Sticking - A Colorado Avalanche Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Jan 9, 2018

Colorado Avalanche: Memorable Moments from 2017

The Colorado Avalanche had a lot of ups and downs in 2017. Here are some of the memorable moments from that year. The year 2017 was a tumultuous one for the Colorado Avalanche, and I think most Avs fans are happy it’s well in our rearview mirror. However, despite how badly south the first half […] Colorado Avalanche: Memorable Moments from 2017 - Mile High Sticking - Mile High Sticking - A Colorado Avalanche Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Jan 7, 2018

Colorado Avalanche’s Top Prospects Were Team Canada’s Top Players

Colorado Avalanche 2017 draftees Cale Makar and Conor Timmins were Canada’s best players at the World Junior Championship. The 2018 World Junior Championship couldn’t have been much better for the Colorado Avalanche. When Cale Makar and Conor Timmins received their watches after Canada’s semi-final win over the Czech Republic, it made official what was already […] Colorado Avalanche’s Top Prospects Were Team Canada’s Top Players - Mile High Sticking - Mile High Sticking - A Colorado Avalanche Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Jan 7, 2018

Colorado Avalanche: DoPS Should Look at Dubnyk’s Tackle of Kerfoot

Minnesota Wild goalie Devan Dubnyk should have to answer to the Department of Player Safety for his attack on Colorado Avalanche rookie Alexander Kerfoot. The Colorado Avalanche honored legend Milan Hejduk first by raising his no. 23 to the rafters and then by slaughtering the Minnesota Wild 7-2. The game was hotly contested, especially on […] Colorado Avalanche: DoPS Should Look at Dubnyk’s Tackle of Kerfoot - Mile High Sticking - Mile High Sticking - A Colorado Avalanche Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Jan 6, 2018

Colorado Avalanche to Honor Hejduk, Beat the Wild

The Colorado Avalanche need to win this important Central Division game against the Minnesota Wild after honoring one of their greats. The Colorado Avalanche have an important game tonight. They are hosting the Central Division rival (and a team I personally hate) Minnesota Wild. Before the game, they’ll honor Milan Hejduk by retiring his jersey […] Colorado Avalanche to Honor Hejduk, Beat the Wild - Mile High Sticking - Mile High Sticking - A Colorado Avalanche Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Jan 5, 2018

Colorado Avalanche: The Retirement of Milan Hejduk’s No. 23 Sweater

The Colorado Avalanche are set to retire the No.23 sweater, which belonged to Milan Hejduk. He was a staple for this team. On Saturday at the Pepsi Center the Colorado Avalanche will honor Milan Hejduk with a pregame ceremony before they take on division rival the  Minnesota Wild. Fans have been instructed to be in […] Colorado Avalanche: The Retirement of Milan Hejduk’s No. 23 Sweater - Mile High Sticking - Mile High Sticking - A Colorado Avalanche Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Jan 5, 2018

Colorado Avalanche: The Curious Case of Nail Yakupov

When the Colorado Avalanche signed Nail Yakupov in the off-season, it was seen as a no lose situation. That may not entirely be the case. The Colorado Avalanche went into the 2017 offseason after completing an absolutely dreadful season. Joe Sakic and company made changes to the roster, getting younger and faster. Presumably he did […] Colorado Avalanche: The Curious Case of Nail Yakupov - Mile High Sticking - Mile High Sticking - A Colorado Avalanche Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Jan 4, 2018

Colorado Avalanche Prospect Cale Makar Charming Fans at IIHF

Colorado Avalanche prospect Cale Makar is making waves — and friends — with both his on-ice and off-ice performances. Colorado Avalanche prospect Cale Makar is a good player. Some sports writers have even questioned whether he might turn pro after this UMass season is over. We’ll explore that in a later post, but the short […] Colorado Avalanche Prospect Cale Makar Charming Fans at IIHF - Mile High Sticking - Mile High Sticking - A Colorado Avalanche Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Jan 4, 2018

Colorado Avalanche Want Win Streak to Continue vs Blue Jackets

The Colorado Avalanche will try to extend their win streak to four when they host the Columbus Blue Jackets. This is the first of a two-game series. The Colorado Avalanche are hosting the Columbus Blue Jackets for the fourth game of their season-high six-game home stand. The Avs have won three in a row, so […] Colorado Avalanche Want Win Streak to Continue vs Blue Jackets - Mile High Sticking - Mile High Sticking - A Colorado Avalanche Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Jan 3, 2018

Colorado Avalanche: The Beauty of Erik Johnson’s OT Goal

The Colorado Avalanche beat the Winnipeg Jets thanks to a beautiful breakaway goal by defenseman Erik Johnson. The Colorado Avalanche beat the Winnipeg Jets in what ended up being a more exciting game than it really needed to be. The Avalanche were leading 2-0 going into the third, but Blake Wheeler’s two goals tied the […] Colorado Avalanche: The Beauty of Erik Johnson’s OT Goal - Mile High Sticking - Mile High Sticking - A Colorado Avalanche Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Jan 3, 2018

Colorado Avalanche’s Future Will Be Defined By 2017

The Colorado Avalanche’s 2017 performance on and off the ice sets up a bright future. 2017 started off miserably for the Colorado Avalanche, but ended with a note of optimism. 12 months ago, the Avalanche were in the midst of a 1-10 stretch that all but guaranteed they would finish the season dead last and […] Colorado Avalanche’s Future Will Be Defined By 2017 - Mile High Sticking - Mile High Sticking - A Colorado Avalanche Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Jan 2, 2018

Colorado Avalanche Hope to Send the Jets Flying

The Colorado Avalanche hope to start 2018 off with a bang by beating their Central Division rival Winnipeg Jets at home. This is the fourth game of the six-game home stand. In the first game of the new year, 2018, the Colorado Avalanche are hosting the Central Division rival Winnipeg Jets. The Colorado Avalanche are […] Colorado Avalanche Hope to Send the Jets Flying - Mile High Sticking - Mile High Sticking - A Colorado Avalanche Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Jan 1, 2018

Colorado Avalanche: Resolutions for the New Year, 2018

The Colorado Avalanche players and team as a whole should make some new year’s resolutions to improve their play. The Colorado Avalanche have some bad habits. Every team has bad habits, and the Avalanche have a lot fewer than they did last year at this time. However, there are some things that the players and […] Colorado Avalanche: Resolutions for the New Year, 2018 - Mile High Sticking - Mile High Sticking - A Colorado Avalanche Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More