May 21, 2013

Patrick Roy Will Reportedly Be Named New Head Coach Of Colorado Avalanche

The Denver Post is reporting that the brother of Patrick Roy said that Roy will be named the new head coach of the Colorado Avalanche. Stephane Roy, the younger brother of Patrick, said: “They’re discussing the final details of an arrangement. Colorado is going to be very happy. Patrick is looking for a new challenge.” […]

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May 11, 2013

Josh Kroenke Named New President Of Colorado Avalanche

Josh Kroenke was announced Friday as the new president of the Colorado Avalanche. He will take over for Pierre Lacroix, who’s stepping down after 18 seasons and two Stanley Cup titles. Lacroix will stay with the team as an adviser. Former team captain Joe Sakic also received a promotion as the Avs overhauled their front office. He’s now […]

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April 28, 2013

Colorado Avalanche Fire Head Coach Joe Sacco

The Colorado Avalanche have fired coach Joe Sacco, the team announced Sunday. Sacco was hired June 4, 2009, to replace Tony Granato. The Avalanche made the Stanley Cup Playoffs in Sacco’s first season, earning the eighth seed in the Western Conference before losing to the top-seededSan Jose Sharks in the first round. They have failed to qualify in each […]

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March 5, 2013

NHL Trade Rumors: Colarado Avalanche Could Look Into Trading Defenseman

Adrian Dater of the Denver Post suggests the Colarado Avalanche might keep youngster Tyson Barrie the only blue liner other than Elliott who doesn’t have to clear waivers for demotion up in the NHL, and carry eight defenseman. Barrie has performed well in his role as top-four D-man in the absence of Johnson and Wilson. However, coach Joe Sacco won’t […]

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April 11, 2012

Colorado Avalanche, Joe Sacco Agree To Two Year Extension

The Colorado Avalanche Hockey Club announced today that the team has extended the contract of head coach Joe Sacco for two years through the 2013-14 season. “Joe has earned the opportunity to lead this young team,” said Avalanche General Manager/Executive Vice President Greg Sherman.  “Our club made significant strides this season and we look forward to continuing that next season.” […]

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March 29, 2012

Joe Sacco, Greg Sherman To Return Next Season

NHL sources tell Adrian Dater of the Denver Post that head coach Joe Sacco and General Manager Greg Sherman will “return in their respective roles for the 2012-13 season”. Regardless of whether the Colorado Avalanche make the playoffs this spring or not. With his current three-year deal set to expire, Sacco is expected to sign a one-year extension […]

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November 9, 2011

Quick Hits: OHL, Paille, MacDermid, Jeffrey, MacIntyre, Sacco, Sherman, Waivers

Today’s quick hits from around the NHL: Darren Dreger tweets that once again OHL commissioner David Branch sends a strong message. Suspends Niagara’s Tom Kuhnhackl 20 games for head shot on Ryan Murphy. TSN reports Daniel Paille will undergo facial surgery on Wednesday after being hit with the puck on Monday night against the New […]

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November 3, 2011

Colorado Avalanche Moves: Matt Duchene

Adrian Dater of All Things Aves is reporting that Joe Sacco has promoted  Matt Duchene to the top line on the Avalanche. Duchene has 6 points ( 2 goals, 4 assists)  in 12 games.

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