Today In Colorado Avalanche History

The Trades: A Year Later

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It's been a year since the Avs pull the trigger on two big trades. How have the players involved fared in the 12 months since?

Mile High Birthday Wishes: Peter Forsberg

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Photo courtesy Glenn Cattty / Getty Images Happy 38th to Peter Forsberg. Looking forward to October 8th when #21 is going up to the rafters.

Mile High Birthday Wishes: Ryan O'Byrne

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Happy Birthday to Avalanche defenseman Ryan O'Byrne. OB Wan is 27 today.

Mile High Birthday Wishes - Eric Lacroix

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Photo courtesy Brian Bahr / Getty Images Birthday wishes go out to former Avalanche player and current Avalanche executive Eric Lacroix, who turns the big 4-0 today. (And yes, typing that makes me...

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December 9th, 2007. Milan Hejduk has somewhat of a good game, scoring 3 goals and 3 assists as the Avalanche knock of the St Louis Blues 9-5. The hat trick was the 5th - and most recent - of...

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(Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images) October 3, 2007 - In the first game of his sophomore season, Paul Stastny buries a pass from Jaroslav Hlinka to record his first career NHL hat trick. A...

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October 1st, 2009 - I'm a little late getting this one up...maybe my subconscious delayed this because I'm still in a little bit of denial. On this night, the greatest Avalanche player in...

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  Happy 28th birthday to Avalanche goalie Jason Bacashihua. Interestingly, Peter Budaj and B-Cash have birthdays just two days apart and both goalies were taken in the 2001 draft (Bacashihua in...

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Happy 28th birthday to Avalanche goaltender Peter Budaj. Not sure about the rest of the crew...but I still believe. [Derek here: Happy birthday Peter! I still believe as well!] [Mike here: Happy...

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Happy 44th to the Avalanche's Vice President of Player Development, Craig Billington.

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SBNation Mock Expansion Rosters

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SB Nation mock expansion: 2 Avs chosen

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Happy 35th Birthday to Avalanche / Monsters goalie John Grahame. Yes, August is a slow month.

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Häppÿ 23rd Bïrthdây to Avalanche defenseman Jonas Holøs, who is looking to become the 6th Norwegian-born player to play in the NHL. Holøs was drafted in the 6th round of the 2008 draft - to date,...

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    August 13, 1997 - The Colorado Avalanche matched the 3 year, $21 million offer sheet that Joe Sakic had signed with the New York Rangers. The Rangers were pursuing Sakic after losing Mark...

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Happy 25th birthday to our resident BMF, Kyle Quincey. Quincey, of course, is best known for being a former teammate of Jimmy Howard.

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Happy 26th birthday to Avalanche forward David Jones. The former Dartmouth player was on his way to a career year last year before a freak injury knocked him out for the season. Although he played...

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  August 3rd, 2005 - Another day, another lost "A". One day after losing Adam Foote to the Columbus Blue Jackets, superstar Peter Forsberg signs with the Philadelphia Flyers for 2 years, $11.5...

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August 2, 2005 - With the lockout over and the salary cap in place, the unraveling of the Avalanche dynasty begins. Longtime Avalanche / Nordique Adam Foote signs a 3-year, $13.5 million deal...

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  Happy birthday to Colorado overlord Stan Kroenke. Kroenke owns the Avalanche, Nuggets and the Altitude sports network, to name a few key items in the portfolio. But it's his current attempt to...

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    via www.kelownarockets.com. Photo by Melissa Baecker   Happy 19th birthday to Avalanche prospect Tyson Barrie. Barrie, a 3rd-round pick of the Avs in last summer's draft, is a defenseman for...

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Happy 39th birthday to team captain Adam Foote. Drafted by the Nordiques in the 2nd round of the the 1989 draft, Foote has played in 1107 regular season NHL games - 920 with the Nordiques and A...

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December 2nd, 1995 - Patrick Roy is in net as the Montreal Canadiens hosted the Detroit Red Wings. He gets absolutely shelled, allowing 5 goals in the first period (on 17 shots). Roy is incensed...

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Today in Colorado Avalanche History: November 7th, 2005

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Today in Colorado Avalanche History: November 21st, 2005.

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November 18th, 2008

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  November 3rd, 1999 - Claude Lemieux was traded to the New Jersey Devils. The Avalanche sent Lemieux, a 1st round pick (David Hale) and a 2nd round pick (Matt DeMarchi) to the Devils for Brian...

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