A Somewhat Brief Appreciation Of Colorado Avalanche Defenseman Samuel Girard

Here’s a recipe: 11 cups of adorable giggles, 2.5 quarts of musical talent, 7 tablespoons of an adorable Quebec accent, 3 gallons of spin moves, and 9 cups of love for dogs. Gently stir the ingredients together and you will get a magical member of society known as Samuel “Sam” Girard. This young man isContinue reading “A Somewhat Brief Appreciation Of Colorado Avalanche Defenseman Samuel Girard”

How I Feel About The Return Of Hockey

About a year ago, I purchased tickets to a game between the Colorado Avalanche and the Vegas Golden Knights. I was really elated. I actually planned what I wanted to wear: my Nathan MacKinnon jersey, a Colorado Avalanche Stadium Series beanie, blue jeans, and my beloved pair of burgundy boots. Words cannot describe how excitedContinue reading “How I Feel About The Return Of Hockey”

An Ode To Colin Wilson’s NHL Career

This past October, I shamelessly made my Twitter screen name “Colin Wilson’s Piercing Blue Eyes.” The reason? I have a huge crush on hockey player Colin Wilson, who recently announced his retirement from professional hockey. During his eleven-year career, Colin has made a name for himself with the Nashville Predators and the Colorado Avalanche. Colin,Continue reading “An Ode To Colin Wilson’s NHL Career”

Landy Started The Fire (Parody of We Didn’t Start The Fire by Billy Joel) (With Apologies to Billie Joel)

Ball Arena, Blueliner, Hat Trick, Blow A Tire Cherry-Picking, Cross-Checking, Home-Ice Advantage Odd-Man Rush, Playoff Beard, Enforcer, Loud Fan Cheers Waffle-Boarding, Power Play, Calvy’s in a rage Shootout goals, iron cross, overtime, Nate’s a boss Light the Lamp, goal horn, faceoff specialist Samuel Girard, Calder Trophy, Zamboni Five-on-three, Forechecking, goals shots using the wrists LandyContinue reading “Landy Started The Fire (Parody of We Didn’t Start The Fire by Billy Joel) (With Apologies to Billie Joel)”

A Somewhat Brief Appreciation Of The Colorado Avalanche Social Media Team

Back in August of 2018, the Colorado Avalanche posted a video of Nathan MacKinnon and Gabriel Landeskog. I Tweeted at them, saying “I hope to one day fall in love with someone who loves me the way Gabe loves Nate.” They responded: “Find yourself a teammate!” That was the first response on Twitter I gotContinue reading “A Somewhat Brief Appreciation Of The Colorado Avalanche Social Media Team”

A Somewhat Brief Appreciation Of Colorado Avalanche Center Nathan MacKinnon

“Nate MacKinnon is my husband.” “Nathan MacKinnon is the love of my life.” These are just two of the sentences I use to describe beloved Colorado Avalanche player Nathan MacKinnon. He is an amazing player and amazing human. Not only is he my favorite player on the Avalanche (who are my favorite hockey team inContinue reading “A Somewhat Brief Appreciation Of Colorado Avalanche Center Nathan MacKinnon”

A Somewhat Brief Appreciation Of Colorado Avalanche Defenseman Cale Makar

What do you get when you cross a University of Massachusetts student with a National Hockey League Rookie of the Year? If you guessed Cale Makar, you are correct! The young man from Calgary is one of my absolute favorite players on the Colorado Avalanche. I love to refer to him as Rookie Boy andContinue reading “A Somewhat Brief Appreciation Of Colorado Avalanche Defenseman Cale Makar”

29 Reasons I Love The Colorado Avalanche

To many other people, they are the Colorado Avalanche. To fans, they are the Avs. To me, they are the Sugar Sweet Burgundy Boys. They are my absolute favorite hockey team in the entire world. They are the one team whose victories I love to celebrate on my Instagram story. Here are the top 29Continue reading “29 Reasons I Love The Colorado Avalanche”