Colorado Avalanche By The Numbers

Number 43: Who Wore It Best?

Number 43: Who wore it best?

Number 42: Who Wore It Best?

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I think some of you may know that my favorite number is 42. Why? Because that was the number worn by Jackie Robinson, one of my personal heroes. While it is a historic number in baseball, it...

Number 41: Who wore it best?

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The number 41 hasn't been overly popular, and only three guys have worn it for more than two seasons for the Colorado Avalanche and Quebec Nordiques. Jean-Marc Richard (88,90): Jean-Marc played...

Number 40: Who wore it best?

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Although the number 40 has been in steady rotation with the Colorado Avalanche since 2000, there have only been seven players to sport the number for the Quebec Nordiques and the Avs. Ron Tugnutt...

Number 39: Who Wore It Best?

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I know what you're thinking. Tyler Arnason is #39; everyone else is just a pretender. But, we need to go through the motions here, regardless of how pale everyone else is in comparison. Ken McRae...

Number 38: Who Wore It Best?

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Like so many of these that we've been doing lately, #38 is definitely...well, let's just say "mixed bag" would be a nice way to put things. Robbie Ftorek - I'm not quite sure exactly what happened...

Number 37: Who wore it best?

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Who Wore it Best? Number 37.

Number 36: Who Wore It Best?

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And now we enter the the, uh, less meaty portion of the series. The most of the goalies are done, many of the stars are done and there aren't very many popular numbers left. Take 36, for example...

Number 35: Who Wore It Best?

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Number 35 is a goalie exclusive; only goalies have worn this number for the Nordiques and Avalanche. Seven different goalies have worn it. Interestingly, to me at least, six of the seven are from...

Number 34: Who wore it best?

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Whore wore it best? Number 34.

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