Puck Drop Preview: 2020-21 Colorado Avalanche

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Welcome to Puck Drop Preview 2020-21, where Last Word on Hockey gives you a detailed look at each team from around the NHL leading to the start of this hockey season and offers our insight and analysis. Make sure to stick around until the end of the series, where we’ll offer our full predictions for the standings […] READ MORE


Colorado Avalanche Forwards Depth is Among League’s Best

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Forward depth is absolutely vital in the modern NHL. Teams like the Colorado Avalanche simply cannot rely on one or two lines. That means teams have had to get more creative and aggressive over the years in constructing four quality lines. Teams even need to consider how good their 13th or 14th forwards are thanks […] READ MORE


How Teuvo Teravainen Stacks up To Other Number Two Players

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The Carolina Hurricanes have one of the most underrated one-two punches in the league. Sebastian Aho and Teuvo Teravainen are two of the game’s best young stars, with Aho leading the dynamic Finnish duo. This leaves Teravainen, a former 18th overall pick of the Chicago Blackhawks, to play in Aho’s shadow. This doesn’t undervalue his […] READ MORE




Nathan MacKinnon Can Do Only So Much For Colorado Avalanche

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Coming into the Second Round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs against the Dallas Stars, there was much praise for the secondary scoring of the Colorado Avalanche. Through three games, instead of the secondary scoring getting the headlines for Colorado, its Nathan MacKinnon. While MacKinnon, is one of the best players remaining in the playoffs, he […] READ MORE


Dallas Stars vs Colorado Avalanche Second Round Preview

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With the first round of Stanley Cup Playoffs completed, the NHL wanted to continue the momentum of having hockey on TV. That means the Dallas Stars vs Colorado Avalanche second-round series will begin Saturday night. This will be the fifth time the Stars and Avalanche will meet in the Stanley Cup Playoffs. The series record […] READ MORE


Colorado Avalanche vs Arizona Coyotes First Round Preview

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The “real” playoffs are here! For the Arizona Coyotes it’s about time. For the Colorado Avalanche, it’s let’s prove we are an elite team. The two teams are a good matchup with SPEED being the key factor, among many others. Both teams have a mixture of youth and veterans. Who will prevail in this Colorado […] READ MORE


Western Conference Round Robin Preview

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Hockey is finally back after months off due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Four of the best Western Conference teams will be battling it out in round-robin play for a chance to be the number one seed. The St. Louis Blues, Vegas Golden Knights, Colorado Avalanche, and Dallas Stars will play three games each to determine […] READ MORE


Teams the St. Louis Blues Should Fear in the Playoffs

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As all eyes shift to Edmonton and Toronto for the 2020 Stanley Cup Playoffs, who poses the biggest threat to St. Louis Blues Playoff run and Stanley Cup defence? In an incredulous run over one year ago in the 2019 Stanley Cup Playoffs, the entire world of hockey saw the might of the St. Louis […] READ MORE