National Hockey League

 
                        ***** Colorado Avalanche *****
 
  Team Founded: 1972
  Team History: 1972-79         - Quebec Nordiques (WHA)
                1979-95         - Quebec Nordiques (NHL)
                1995-Present    - Colorado Avalanche
 
  Team Colors: Steel Blue, Burgundy, Silver & White
 
  Arena Address: Pepsi Center
                 100 Chopper Place
                 Denver, CO 80204
                 (303) - 405-8555
 
  Opened: October 2, 1999
  First Official Game: October 6, 1999, 2-1 loss against Toronto Maple Leafs
  Arena Capacity: 18,129
 
  Owner: E. Stanley Kroenke
  Executive Vice President of Hockey Operations: Joe Sakic
  General Manager: Greg Sherman
  Head Coach: Patrick Roy
 
                            Coaching History:
 
  Term               Coach                       Reg.Season     Playoff
  1979-80            Jacques Demers               25- 44-11
  1980-81            Maurice Filion                1-  3- 2
                     (Released after 6 Games in 1980-81 Season)
                     Michel Bergeron              29- 29-16       2-  3
  1981-87            Michel Bergeron             224-193-63      29- 34
  1987-88            Andre Savard                 10- 13- 1
                     (Replaced after 24 Games in 1987-88 Season)
                     Ron Lapointe                 22- 30- 4
  1988-89            Ron Lapointe                 11- 20- 2
                     (Replaced after 33 Games in 1988-89 Season)
                     Jean Perron                  16- 26- 5
                     (Interim Head Coach for 47 Games in 1988-89 Season)
  1989-90            Michel Bergeron              12- 61- 7
  1990-92            Dave Chambers                19- 64-15
                     (Replaced after 18 Games in 1991-92 Season)
                     Pierre Page                  17- 34-11
  1992-94            Pierre Page                  81- 69-18       2-  4
  1994-1998          Marc Crawford               165- 88-41      31- 21
  1998-2002          Bob Hartley                 193-113-48      49- 31
                     (fired after 31 games in 2002-03 Season)
  2002-2004          Tony Granato                 72- 44-17       9-  9
  2004-2008          Joel Quenneville            131- 92-23      10- 12
  2008-2009          Tony Granato                 32- 45- 5
  2009-2013          Joe Sacco                   130-134-30       2-  4
  2013-present       Patrick Roy                  52- 22- 8       3-  4
 
  Retired Numbers:
 
   3 - J.C. Tremblay
   8 - Marc Tardiff
  19 - Joe Sakic
  33 - Patrick Roy
 
  Avalanche in the Hall of Fame (8)
 
 2001 - Jari Kurri
 2004 - Ray Bourque
 2006 - Patrick Roy
 2012 - Joe Sakic, Mats Sundin
 2014 - Rob Blake, Peter Forsberg
 
                            Yearly Records:
 
                        Reg. Season                     Playoffs
   Year    Location     W   L   T   OL  PTS  Pos   Div     W  L  PCT.
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  WHA FRANCHISE
  1972-73 Quebec       33  40   5        71   (5)  WHA
  1973-74 Quebec       38  36   4        80   (5)  WHA
  1974-75 Quebec       46  32   0        92   (1)  WHA     8  7  .533
  1975-76 Quebec       50  27   4       104   (2)  WHA     1  4  .200
  1976-77 Quebec       47  31   3        97   (1)  WHA    12  5  .706
  1977-78 Quebec       40  37   3        83   (4)  WHA     5  6  .455
 
  NHL FRANCHISE
  1978-79 Quebec       41  34   5        87   (2)  Adams   0  4  .000
  1979-80 Quebec       25  44  11        61   (5)  Adams
  1980-81 Quebec       30  32  18        78   (4)  Adams   2  3  .400
  1981-82 Quebec       33  31  16        82   (4)  Adams   7  9  .438
  1982-83 Quebec       34  34  12        80   (4)  Adams   1  3  .250
  1983-84 Quebec       42  28  10        94   (3)  Adams   5  4  .556
  1984-85 Quebec       41  30   9        91   (2)  Adams   9  9  .500
  1985-86 Quebec       43  31   6        92   (1)  Adams   0  3  .000
  1986-87 Quebec       31  39  10        72   (4)  Adams   7  6  .538
  1987-88 Quebec       32  43   5        69   (5)  Adams
  1988-89 Quebec       27  46   7        61   (5)  Adams
  1989-90 Quebec       12  61   7        31   (5)  Adams
  1990-91 Quebec       16  50  14        46   (5)  Adams
  1991-92 Quebec       20  48  12        52   (5)  Adams
  1992-93 Quebec       47  27  10       104   (2)  Adams   2  4  .333
  1993-94 Quebec       34  42   8        76   (5)  N/East
  1994-95 Quebec*      30  13   5        65   (1)  N/East  2  4  .333
  1995-96 Colorado     47  25  10       104   (1)  Pac    16  6  .727 Champions
  1996-97 Colorado     49  24   9       107   (1)  Pac    10  7  .588
  1997-98 Colorado     39  26  17        95   (1)  Pac     3  4  .429
  1998-99 Colorado     44  28  10        98   (1)  N/West 11  8  .579
  1999-00 Colorado     42  28  11    1   96   (1)  N/West 11  6  .647
  2000-01 Colorado     52  16  10    4  118   (1)  N/West 16  7  .695 Champions
  2001-02 Colorado     45  28   8    1   99   (1)  N/West 11 10  .523
  2002-03 Colorado     42  19  13    8  105   (1)  N/West  3  4  .429
  2003-04 Colorado     40  22  13    7  100   (2)  N/West  6  5  .545
  2004-05 Colorado Season Cancelled
 
                           Reg. Season                   Playoffs
   Year    Location      W   L OTL  PTS  Pos   Div      W  L  PCT.
  ---------------------------------------------------------------
  2005-06  Colorado     43  30   9   95  (2t)  N/West   4  5 .444
  2006-07  Colorado     44  31   7   95  (4)   N/West
  2007-08  Colorado     44  31   7   95  (2)   N/West   6  7 .462
  2008-09  Colorado     32  45   5   69  (5)   N/West
  2009-10  Colorado     43  30   9   95  (2)   N/West   2  4 .333
  2010-11  Colorado     30  44   8   68  (4)   N/West
  2011-12  Colorado     41  35   6   88  (3)   N/West
  2012-13  Colorado*    16  25   7   39  (5)   N/West
  2013-14  Colorado     52  22   8  112  (1)   Cent     3  4 .429
 
  * Lockout-Shortened Season
 
 
  Overall NHL Regular Season Record: 1242 - 1108 - 87 - 261
  Overall NHL Post Season Record:     137 -  122 (.529)
  Overall WHA Regular Season Record:  350 -  313 -  53 (.525)
  Overall WHA Post Season Record:      26 -   26 (.500)
 
 
 
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