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About the Colorado Avalanche
Colorado Avalanche Tickets
For a city that sits at the base of the snow-covered Rocky Mountains, it took Denver long enough to get a pro hockey franchise. However, the Mile High City finally got a team in 1995 when the Quebec Nordiques relocated to Denver and became the Colorado Avalanche. In the 20+ years since their move, Denver and the Avalanche have proven to be a perfect fit, with the franchise selling out 500 of their first 515 home games.
The Avalanche fit into Colorado right off the bat and immediately gave the city a Stanley Cup win in their inaugural season of 1995-96. Oddly enough, the Nordiques hadn’t won a playoff series since 1987 and had missed the playoffs entirely in six of their last eight seasons in Quebec. However, it only took the Avalanche one season to win a championship.
The winning didn’t stop there. The Avalanche won their first-ever Presidents’ Trophy the following year and reached the Western Conference Finals three times in the next four years. The team returned to the top of the mountain during the 2000-01 season, once again winning the Presidents’ Trophy before capturing the Stanley Cup for the second time in six years behind all-time greats like Joe Sakic, Ray Bourque, and Patrick Roy.
The Avalanche made the playoffs in each of their first 10 seasons in Colorado, but things took a sudden turn when they were swept by Anaheim in the 2006 Western Conference Semifinals. The team saw their playoff streak come to an end the next season, and Colorado only reached the playoffs three times in the next 10 years, winning just one playoff series during that span. They're far from the laughing stock of the NHL, but the Avalanche of the 2010s are also a far cry from the team that dominated the league in earlier years. Fingers crossed that they find their footing again soon!
Frequently Asked Questions
Where do the Avalanche play?
After playing their first few seasons as the McNichols Sports Arena, the Avalanche have played all of their home games since 1999 at the Pepsi Center, which is located near downtown Denver. The arena is also home to the NBA’s Denver Nuggets. Additionally, the Pepsi Center has been used to host the NCAA Frozen Four, several UFC events, the 2008 Democratic National Convention, and countless concerts.
When do Avalanche tickets go on sale?
Colorado Avalanche tickets go on sale before the NHL begins its regular season. In fact, cheap Avalanche tickets to games played at Pepsi Center are available months in advance, as are Colorado Avalanche tickets for away games. In other words, there’s no rush to check the Avalanche schedule. Just grab tickets whenever you’ve got the itch.
Is it better to buy Avalanche tickets in advance?
With Avalanche tickets being available so far ahead of time, it’s easy to buy tickets whenever you want to – but there’s little need to plan ahead. You can often get cheap last-minute tickets to Colorado Avalanche games by waiting to make your purchase until the very last minute. As game day gets closer and sellers drop their prices, fans reap the benefits.
What’s the best way to buy cheap Avalanche tickets?
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