NHL Power Rankings: Sabers and Avalanche Climb, Bruins Stay No. 1

Winslow Townson-USA TODAY Sports Aside from the mighty Bruins, two other teams have achieved perfect 4-0-0 leads over the past week in the NHL: the Avalanche and Sabers. For Avs, what difference does a healthy arrangement make. It is no coincidence that the return of Nathan McKinnon has helped them turn a corner, and although … Read more

NHL99: Joe Sakic remains ‘king’ in Denver, Quebec City and all over the NHL map

you welcome in NHL99And the athleteCountdown to the 100 greatest players in recent NHL history. We rate 100 players but we call it 99 because we all know who is No. 1 – it’s 99 places behind No. 99 we have to find out. Every Monday through Saturday through February we will unveil new members … Read more

Colorado Avalanche Midseason: Is It Time To Worry About The Defending Champions?

Denver – Everything looked great going into the holiday break. Sure, the Avalanche was destroyed, but they’d won six out of seven games and were finding ways to pick up wins. Samuel Gerrard sent the team into a break with an overtime winner in Nashville, capping a two-goal comeback. Feelings were good. But in eight … Read more