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Colorado Avalanche Stanley Cup parade expected to draw more than 200,000 fans.

Fans flocking to the Colorado Avalanche’s Stanley Cup parade and celebration in Denver on Thursday should plan to arrive early and be prepared to navigate crowded city streets with road closures and public transportation detours and delays. City officials expect more than 200,000 revelers will attend the downtown parade along 17th Street, from Union Station […]

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NHL Power Rankings, way-too-early edition: The first look at 2022-23

Kristen Shilton is a national NHL reporter for ESPN. The Colorado Avalanche dethroned the Tampa Bay Lightning to become the NHL’s 2022 Stanley Cup champions. Hats off to the Avalanche! Well done, Lightning, on almost three-peating! While Colorado gets to enjoy its parade, we’re already turning the page. Here are our way-too-early NHL Power Rankings […]

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PHOTOS: Colorado Avalanche return to Denver with Stanley Cup

The Colorado Avalanche touched down at Denver International Airport the day after they clinched their first Stanley Cup in 21 years by beating the Tampa Bay Lightning on road in Game 6 of the series. The Avs victory celebration kicks off at 9 a.m., Thursday, June 30, in Civic Center park with live music, Avs […]

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Sedin twins, Luongo among 2022 HOF inductees

Greg Wyshynski is ESPN’s senior NHL writer. The Hockey Hall of Fame welcomed forwards Henrik and Daniel Sedin, forward Daniel Alfredsson and goaltender Roberto Luongo into its 2022 induction class, the Hall announced on Monday. Also included in the class, in the builders’ category, were Finnish women’s hockey icon Hanna-Riikka Sallinen and Herb Carnegie, a […]

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Bruins’ Sweeney gets new deal as he seeks coach

BOSTON — All those wins and playoff appearances weren’t enough for Bruce Cassidy to keep his job as Boston Bruins coach. But they earned general manager Don Sweeney a contract extension. The Bruins said on Monday they have signed Sweeney to a multiyear extension, six weeks after they lost in the first round of the […]

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Stanley Cup Game 5 average ticket price breaks $1,000

Greg Wyshynski is ESPN’s senior NHL writer. Tickets for Game 5 of the Stanley Cup Final in Denver are reselling for an average of $1,375, according to Vivid Seats. The Colorado Avalanche have a 3-1 series lead over the Tampa Bay Lightning and can win the Stanley Cup on home ice on Friday night. The […]

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LISTEN: Altitude Radio’s Conor McGahey’s emotionally charged call of Avalanche’s Nazem Kadri’s winning goal in Game 4 – The Denver Post

Conor McGahey channeled the emotion roller-coaster of the Avs Nation collective with his call of Nazem Kadri’s game-winning goal in Game 4 on Wednesday night. The Avalanche play-by-play announcer for Altitude Sports Radio, like many watching the game, was confused about the ending after the puck seemingly disappeared in the netting after “Where’s the puck? […]