Colorado Avalanche

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Colorado Avalanche
First Season
1972-73
Team History
Colorado Avalanche (1995-present)
Quebec Nordiques (1972-95)
Conference/Division
National Hockey League (1979–present)
  • Western Conference (1995–present)
    • Central Division (2013-present)
    • Northwest Division (1998-2013)
    • Pacific Division (1995-98)
  • Eastern Conference (1993-95)
    • Northeast Division (1993-95)
  • Wales Conference (1979-93)
    • Adams Division (1979-93)

World Hockey Association (1972-79)

  • unconferenced (1977-79)
  • Eastern Division (1972-74, 1976-77)
  • Canadian Division (1974-76)
Venue
Ball Arena (1999-present)
McNichols Sports Arena (1995-99)
Colisée de Québec (1979-95)

The Colorado Avalanche (colloquially known as the Avs) are a professional ice hockey team based in Denver, Colorado. They compete in the National Hockey League (NHL) as a member of the Central Division of the Western Conference. The franchise began in 1972 as the Quebec Nordiques, a charter member of the World Hockey Association. The Nordiques joined the NHL in 1979 after the two leagues merged, and remained in Quebec until moving to Colorado after the 1994-95 season.

Publications

Home programs by season

Season/Date Type Opponent Venue
1970s
Quebec Nordiques (WHA)
1973-74 Regular Season (1 • 2) n/a Colisée de Québec
1974-75 Regular Season n/a Colisée de Québec
1975-76 Regular Season n/a Colisée de Québec
1976-77 Regular Season n/a Colisée de Québec
1978-79 Regular Season n/a Colisée de Québec
Quebec Nordiques (NHL)
1979-80 Regular Season (1 • 2) n/a Colisée de Québec
1980s
1983-84 Regular Season n/a Colisée de Québec
1985-86 Regular Season n/a Colisée de Québec
1986-87 Regular Season n/a Colisée de Québec
1987-88 Regular Season n/a Colisée de Québec
1988-89 Regular Season n/a Colisée de Québec
1990s
1990-91 Regular Season n/a Colisée de Québec
Colorado Avalanche
1995-96 Regular Season n/a McNichols Sports Arena
Stanley Cup Finals Florida Panthers McNichols Sports Arena
1999-2000 Regular Season n/a Pepsi Center
2000s
2000-01 Stanley Cup Finals New Jersey Devils Pepsi Center
2010s
2015-16 Stadium Series Detroit Red Wings Coors Field
2019-20 Stadium Series Los Angeles Kings Falcon Stadium

Media guides and yearbooks by season

Media guides

1970s 1979-80
1980s 1980-81 • 1981-82 • 1982-83 • 1983-84 • 1984-85 • 1985-86 • 1986-87 • 1987-88 • 1988-89 • 1989-90
1990s 1990-91 • 1993-94 • 1994-95 • 1999-2000
2000s 2001-02
2010s 2016-17 • 2017-18 • 2017-18 • 2018-19 • 2019-20

Training camp guides

1970s 1979
1980s 1984-85 • 1988-89

Yearbooks

2010s 2015-16
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