Colorado Avalanche Tickets - Flurry Loss before All-Star Break
Who are the Avalanche? Team forwards include Tyler Arnason, Chris Durno, Ben Guite, Milak Hejduk, T.J. Hensick, David Jones, Ian Laperriere,
Cody McCormick, Cody McLeod, Joe Sakic, Ryan Smith, Paul Stastny, Chris Stewart, Marek Svatos, Darcy Tucker, Brian Willsie and Wojtek Wolski.
Team defensemen include Brett Clark, Kyle Cumiskey, Adam Foote, Scott Hannan, Jordan Leopold, John-Michael Liles, Ruslan Salei and Daniel
Tjarngvist. Rounding out the team are goalies Peter Budaj and Andrew Raycroft.
The 2008 draft picks for the Avalanche include Cameron Gaunce, Peter Delmas, Kelsey Tessier, Mark Olver, Joel Chouinard, Jonas Holos and
Nathan Condon. The promising players hailed from OHL Mississauga St. Michaels, QMJHL Lewiston and Quebec as well as Victoriaville, CCHA
Northern Michigan and NORWAY Sarpsborg.
Spearheading the coaching side is head coach Tony Granato. Working closely with Granato are assistant coach Jacques Cloutier, assistant coach
Dave Barr, goaltending coach Jeff Hackett, video coordinator PJ Deluca, strengthening and conditioning coach Paul Goldberg, inventory manager
Wayne Fleming, head equipment manager Mark Miller, assistant equipment manager Cliff Halstead and assistant equipment manager Kurt Harvey.
Head athletic trainer Matthew Sokolowski, assistant athletic trainer/physical therapist Scott Woodward and massage therapist Gregorio Pradera also
play very important roles.
So whats the rest of the seasons games look like for the Avalanche? In January, the Avalanche will face off against the Sharks, Maple Leafs and
Ducks on their own ice. If its away the Avalanche want, in February theyll be traveling to play away games as visitors on the ice against the Blues,
Blue Jackets, Wild, Red Wings, Capitals, Hurricanes, Thrashers, Devils and Rangers. A few home games sit on the other side of the scale when the
Avalanche will host games against the Flames, Stars, Canadiens and Senators during the month. In March there are more home games schedu