Wednesday, May 29, 2024

NHL denies Avalanche request to let team carry 30 points over to this season

The playoff hopes of the Colorado Avalanche were dealt a huge blow when their proposal to allocate 30 points from last year toward the upcoming season was rejected.

Avs’ Fleischmann wins 2011 Hart Trophy after two-game stretch against Blackhawks

Colorado's Tomas Fleischmann is a rather average hockey player on a rather average hockey team but based solely on his last two games -- both against the Blackhawks -- he was awarded the 2010-2011 Hart Trophy as the league's most valuable player.

Quenneville’s mustache added to fourth line

Injuries and inconsistent play have caused Blackhawks coach Joel Quenneville to juggle player lines more than usual this season. Everybody from rarely-deployed defenseman Jordan Hendry to a seemingly random stream of Rockford Ice Hogs has made an appearance at forward for the Hawks.

Blackhawks embarrassed in Colorado

"I want those two and a half hours of my life back," said one Blackhawks fan who went to the Bud Light Road Watch in Frankfort. "Dale Talon better figure out how to make that happen."