Daily Cupcakes- November 10th, 2011

DETROIT, MI - NOVEMBER 08: Matt Duchene #9 of the Colorado Avalanche tries to control the puck in front of Daniel Cleary #11 of the Detroit Red Wings at Joe Louis Arena on November 8, 2011 in Detroit, Michigan. Detroit won the game 5-2. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

The Colorado Avalanche will be promoting sled hockey awareness.

It's Sled Hockey Awareness Night with the Colorado Avalanche on Thursday at 7 a.m. One of the participants stopped by 9NEWS Wednesday morning to talk about the event.

Interesting Facts about Colorado Sled Hockey:

The Avalanche were the first NHL franchise in the country to support its local sled hockey program. 

CBC will have Giggy and O'Reilly on After Hours. You can send in your questions.

Scott Oake and co-host Kevin Weekes go one-on-one with some of the biggest names in the world of hockey every Saturday after Game 2 of Hockey Night In Canada. This week's guests are Colorado Avalanche goalie Jean-Sebastien Giguere and forward Ryan O`Reilly.

Hockey Prime Time talks about the Avs struggle on Home Ice.

The third-year center recorded his first NHL hat trick and had a career-high four points in a 7-6 overtime loss at Dallas on Friday.

"It’s too bad we lost," Duchene said. "[But] it was hands down the most fun I’ve ever had playing a hockey game in my life."

Duchene, who leads the team with five goals and six assists, was briefly demoted to the team’s fourth line a couple of weeks ago.

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