High School, College, NHL: Denver Celebrates Third Hockey Championship In One Year

DENVER (CBS4)– Denver hockey fans are celebrating their third hockey championship in one year as the Colorado Avalanche raise the Stanley Cup. TAMPA, FLORIDA – JUNE 26: J.T. Compher #37 of the Colorado Avalanche lifts the Stanley Cup after defeating the Tampa Bay Lightning 2-1 in Game Six of the 2022 NHL Stanley Cup Final … Read more

Avs Fall To Lightning In Game 5, Head Back To Tampa Bay

DENVER (AP) — Keep that champagne chilled. It’s back to the slushy ice of Amalie Arena for the Colorado Avalanche after they failed to close out the Tampa Bay Lightning in the Stanley Cup Final. The Lightning overpowered Colorado with tougher physicality, clogged the neutral zone and once again relied on goaltender Andrei Vasilevskiy’s firebolt … Read more

‘Beware of fakes’: Avs fans warned of counterfeit Stanley Cup merchandise

DENVER (CBS4) – Colorado Avalanche fans are lining up to buy new gear ahead of what they hope will be a Stanley Cup championship win Friday. The National Hockey League is reminding fans to be aware of counterfeit merchandise. Federal authorities are working to identify online sellers, flea markets and street vendors selling fake gear … Read more

Young Colorado Avalanche Fan Has Special Connection To Player Heading Into Game 5

DENVER (CBS4)– If not in Tampa Bay, Ball Arena with all the sights, smells and sounds was the next best place to watch the Colorado Avalanche battle it out in Game 4. (credit: CBS) “This arena and these fans are unbelievable,” Christy Simard said. Simard and her 12-year-old daughter Elise made the trip form Saskatchewan, … Read more

Avs Take Game 4 After OT Win, Head Back To Ball Arena 3-1 In Stanley Cup Final

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Nazem Kadri scored at 12:02 of overtime and the Colorado Avalanche took a 3-1 series lead by beating the Lightning 3-2 in Game 4 of the Stanley Cup Final on Wednesday night. TAMPA, FLORIDA – JUNE 22: Gabriel Landeskog #92, Mikko Rantanen #96, J.T. Compher #37 and Logan O’Connor #25 of … Read more

Lightning Answer, Avs Lose In Game 3 On The Road

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Steven Stamkos, Pat Maroon and Ondrej Palat each had a goal and an assist, and the Tampa Bay Lighting scored four times in the second period and beat the Colorado Avalanche 6-2 Monday night in Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Final. Anthony Cirelli, Nicholas Paul and Corey Perry also scored … Read more

Can’t Afford A Stanley Cup Final Ticket? Here Are The Best Places To Watch The Avs Chase The Cup

DENVER (CBS4) – If you have a case of Avs Fever but can’t make it to the games, there is no shortage of places to watch the Avs chase the Cup. (credit: CBS) Team-sponsored official watch parties are happening at Ball Arena and the Tivoli Quad on the Auraria Campus. Admission to the Tivoli Quad … Read more

Businesses Enjoy Economic Boost As Colorado Avalanche Prepare For Game 2 Of Stanley Cup Final

DENVER (CBS4)– Sports stores were busy and hotel lobbies were packed on Friday, as the Colorado Avalanche prepare for game two of the Stanley Cup Final on Saturday. (credit: CBS) Over at Tom’s Watch Bar on 19th street, game one brought in massive crowds, and game two likely will as well, giving businesses like Tom’s … Read more

Avs Take Game 1 Of Stanley Cup Final In OT Against Lightning

DENVER (AP) — Andre Burakovsky scored 1:23 into overtime and the Colorado Avalanche opened the Stanley Cup Final with a 4-3 victory over the two-time defending champion Tampa Bay Lightning on Wednesday night. Burakovsky ended it after the Avalanche failed to score on a power play that began late in regulation when three-time champ Patrick … Read more

Heading To An Avs Stanley Cup Final Watch Party? Here’s What You Need To Know

DENVER (CBS4) – On a high shelf behind the bar at Sobo 151 Bar and Grill is a replica of the Stanley Cup. Two decades ago, the owner decided to make the place a hockey bar. That was the year after the Avs last won the Cup in 2001. It sits untouched. “We didn’t have … Read more