Hockey 101: A beginner’s guide to the Colorado Avalanche and the Stanley Cup Playoffs

The Colorado Avalanche celebrate their 5-2 victory over the St. Louis Blues to earn a spot in the NHL playoffs at Pepsi April 07, 2018. It’s been three years, but the Colorado Avalanche‘s playoff drought is officially over. The Avs earned the eighth and final playoff spot in the Western Conference by beating St. Louis on Saturday to claim the second wild-card bid. If you’re a bandwagon Avalanche fan, or just don’t know hockey that well, hopefully this guide will at least graduate you from idiot to relative dummy before Colorado faces off with the Nashville Predators on Thursday. What’s the big deal? The Avalanche was, by far, the worst… Read More

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