Interesting Questions, Facts, and Information
|Who wore the assistant captain patch on their jersey, in 2001, if both of the assistant captains were injured for the Avs?||Colorado Avalanche
Florida Panthers. They won the Stanley Cup in 1996 by 4 games to nil. Game 4 went into triple-overtime.
|Who made the game-winning goal in the Stanley Cup finals of 1995-96 for the Avs?||Colorado Avalanche
Uwe Krupp. Colorado beat Florida 4-0.
Quebec. They were the Nordiques.
|Which team did Colorado beat for Patrick Roy's 500th career win on December 26th 2001?||Colorado Avalanche
Dallas Stars. He also got the shutout in a 2 - 0 win.
|In game 4 of the Stanley Cup finals in Florida in 1996, who scored the overtime goal in the third period of overtime in the Colorado and Florida series?||Colorado Avalanche
Uwe Krupp. It was the last goal but also the first. The Avalanche won the game 1-0 (3OT).
|Before every game Patrick Roy on his way to the net makes sure he steps on every line?||Colorado Avalanche
F. He actually walks over the lines and tries to miss them.
Northwest. They used to be in the Pacific but switched in 1998.
|Who did the Avs trade for Rob Blake, who was with the Kings, in the 2001 season ?||Colorado Avalanche
|What was Ray Bourque's saying in the 2001 playoffs before they won the Stanley Cup?||Colorado Avalanche
|How many Vezinas have been won by a Colorado Avalanche goalie in the 1990s?||Colorado Avalanche
Eric Lindros. Linrdos never actually played for the Nordiques.
|Who was #1 goalie before the Avalanche got Patrick Roy in the 95-96 season?||Colorado Avalanche
Quebec Nordiques. They became the Avs in the 95-96 season.
Uwe Krupp. Krupp scored in triple overtime against John Vanbiesbrouck, to give the Avs their first ever Stanley Cup.
lost to Rangers in 6. The Rangers were the defending Cup champs in 1995, but could only muster an 8th place finish in the East. They faced off against the mighty Nordiques in the first round, and thanks to some hot goaltending by Mike Richter and all around good play, they beat the Nordiques.
22. They beat the Canucks in 6, the Blackhawks in 6, the Red Wings in 6, and the Panthers in 4.
Vancouver Canucks. They played the Canucks for their first ever playoff series in the West. After dispatching the Canucks in 6, they played the Blackhawks. They didn't play the Sharks until a year later, and they never were able to play the Jets, but did play the Coyotes a few years later.
Peter Forsberg. Forsberg was only a young guy then, just a year removed from his Calder-winning season in the lockout shortened 1995 season.
Owen Nolan. Both teams got what they needed. San Jose got a big bruising forward that can score, and Colorado got some scoring defense.
Wendel Clark. Wendel Clark was part of the three team deal that brought Claude Lemieux to Colorado. Steve Thomas was the final part of that deal, going to New Jersey from Long Island.
the goal light did not come on. The Red Wings scored first against Colorado, and although they scored and the goal judge turned the red signal light on, the light did not appear. Steve Yzerman was credited with the goal anyway.
win over Detroit Red Wings. The rivalry was just beginning...
Stephane Fiset. Stephane Fiset was the starter for that game, a holdover from the Nordiques days. Patrick Roy didn't come on the scene until later, after a fight with his coach, Mario Tremblay. Thibault was the backup for that game, and by the time the Avs moved to Colorado, Hextall was long gone.
Maurice Richard. Joe Sakic scored his seventh overtime winner in an Avalanche win over the Dallas Stars. It was in the first round of the 2006 Stanley Cup playoffs. The Avalanche beat the Stars 5-4, and later won the series 4-1. The goaltender he scored against was Marty Turco.
4-3. The Avalanche lost 4-3 in a wild one against Detroit. The Red Wings won game seven by a huge score of 7-0.
Had his spleen removed. Peter Forsberg missed the last two rounds of the 2001 playoff because he had his spleen removed. This was the year that the Avalanche won their second Stanley Cup.
Dallas Stars. In the 1999 playoffs, the Avalanche lost 4-3 in the Western Conference finals to the Dallas Stars. The Stars beat the Avs 4-1 in game six, and in game seven the Stars beat the Avs 4-1 again to take the series. The Stars beat the Buffalo Sabres in the next round to win the cup.