Detroit Red Wings score 7 on Patrick Roy in Game 7 [Video]

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It’s a moment almost all Detroit Red Wings fans remember. The night Detroit embarrassed the Colorado Avalanche en route to the Stanley Cup Final. An already heated series by the most intense rivalry in professional sports made even more so by the skill level of both teams. After a scare for the Red Wings after … Read more

Red Wings vs. Avalanche E:60 trailer features Vladimir Konstantinov

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If you are a fan of the Detroit Red Wings or Colorado Avalanche, you are about to get fired up because ESPN is reportedly releasing an E:60 documentary on one of the greatest rivalries in professional sports history. On March 26, 1997, all hell broke loose during a game between the Red Wings and Avalanche … Read more

Detroit Red Wings lose out on prospect Ben Meyers

The Red Wings will not be getting Hobey Baker Award finalist Ben Meyers after all. The Minnesota Golden Gophers forward, who was also said to be linked to the Minnesota Wild, has decided to take his talents to the Rocky Mountains and sign with the Colorado Avalanche. Another one inked!#GoAvsGo — Colorado Avalanche (@Avalanche) … Read more

Top 10 Fights from the Red Wings vs. Avalanche Epic 1997 Bloodbath [Videos]

As I was browsing Twitter a while back I came across a piece in the Detroit Free Press titled, “March 26, 1997: All 9 fights between the Avalanche and Red Wings.” Even though I am not the biggest hockey fan in the world, I am most definitely a fan of a good hockey fight, especially … Read more

Detroit Red Wings vs. Colorado Avalanche ‘Brawl in Hockeytown’ [Full Game]

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Thanks to the Detroit Red Wings, we are FINALLY able to share with you “Fight Night at the Joe” in its entirety. The game between the Red Wings and Colorado Avalanche took place on March 26, 1997, and though it happened a quarter of a century ago (man I am old), it will always be … Read more

Darren Helm has tears in his eyes as Detroit Red Wings welcome him home [Video]

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On Wednesday night, the Detroit Red Wings welcomed home their old friend Darren Helm, who now plays for the Colorado Avalanche. Prior to going to Colorado, Helm spent 14 seasons in Hockeytown. During the 1st period, the Red Wings posted “Welcome Back, Darren” on the scoreboard and Helm acknowledged the fans cheering for him. As … Read more

Detroit Red Wings win stick-fight battle with Colorado Avalanche as Keith Primeau snaps stick [Video]

Let’s flashback to 1996 for one of the most underrated Detroit Red Wings/Colorado Avalanche hatred videos of all time. As you will see in the battle below, a stick-fight battle ensued after a Red Wings player lost his stick near the benches. But this one ended well for the good guys as Keith Primeau of … Read more

Steve Yzerman hops in time machine, scores on Patrick Roy [Video]

Let’s hop into a time machine and check out Detroit Red Wings captain Steve Yzerman collecting a rebound to score against Patrick Roy of the Colorado Avalanche during the Stadium Series Alumni Game in 2016. In his career, Yzerman scored 28 goals and dished out 38 assists in 62 games against the Avalanche. Enjoy!

Top 10 NHL fights of all-time includes Chris Osgood vs. Patrick Roy [Video]

When it comes to the NHL, it never matters which teams are playing each other as there is always a chance of a great fight taking breaking out at any time. Of course, there do not seem to be as many fights as there used to be but that’s why we have YouTube! Let’s take … Read more

Red Wings’ Brendan Shanahan brawls with former Spartan Jim Cummins (VIDEO)

The notable rivalry between the Detroit Red Wings and Colorado Avalanche has enough material to fill several novels worth of reading! However, one figure that wasn’t prominently figured into the hatred between the two sides was Avalanche forward Jim Cummins, who hailed from Dearborn, MI. The hard nosed forward played college hockey at Michigan State … Read more

Darren Helm leaves Detroit Red Wings for once-historic rival

It’s another end of an era for the Detroit Red Wings. Forward Darren Helm, who has been with the team since the 2007-08 season, has officially signed a one-year contract with the Colorado Avalanche. Darren Helm signs 1 year, $1 million in Colorado. — Darren Dreger (@DarrenDreger) July 29, 2021 Helm is coming off a … Read more

Former rival Alex Tanguay ‘cant wait’ to get started with Red Wings

Detroit Red Wings GM Steve Yzerman has made another shrewd move, bringing aboard former rival forward Alex Tanguay as an assistant coach on Jeff Blashill‘s staff to replace Dan Bylsma, who was not retained. Of course, Tanguay was a key part in the legendary rivalry between the Red Wings and Colorado Avalanche. He also scored … Read more

Colorado Avalanche earn first playoff sweep in 20 years

If history repeats itself, the Colorado Avalanche could be enjoying another storybook ending. They completed the sweep of the St. Louis Blues this afternoon at Enterprise Center, winning by a 5-2 final score and completing their first playoff sweep in two decades and becoming the first team to advance in this year’s postseason. The @Avalanche … Read more