The Colorado Avalanche is the state’s professional hockey team, competing in the National Hockey League (NHL). They are part of the NHL’s Central Division of the Western Conference.
They play out of Denver in the Ball Arena. Their colors are burgundy, blue, silver, black and white. They have two minor league affiliates: Colorado Eagles (AHL); Utah Grizzlies (ECHL). The team is owned by Stan Kroenke, who also owns the Colorado Mammoth (NLL), Colorado Rapids (MLS), and Denver Nuggets (NBA).
NHL Season: September to June
They have won the Stanley Cup twice. Once in the 1995-96 season and the other in 2000-01. With over 40 games at home each season, you’ll surely be able to find an exciting game to attend.
The franchise was founded in Quebec, as the Quebec Nordiques until moving to Denver in 1995 and becoming the Colorado Avalanche. Denver previously had a professional hockey team, the Colorado Rockies, who played from 1976-1982, until moving to New Jersey to become the New Jersey Devils.
To reach the Ball Arena, take the Auraria Parkway exit on I-25. Paid event parking is available.
Address: 1000 Chopper Circle, Denver, CO 80204
Phone: 303-405-1100 – Ball Arena
Conference: Northwest Division of the Western Conference
League: National Hockey League (NHL)
Venue: Ball Arena
Season: September-June (Schedule)