Tonight, the Colorado Avalanche and Minnesota Wild will play one more time to determine who moves to the next round of the playoffs. In honor of the occasion, I got into an Internet debate with with our favorite Minnesotan, Drew Ailes, that is somewhat about our state's music scenes and mostly about ... More >>
On Saturday night, the Colorado Avs went from death's door to the driver's seat in their playoff series with the Minnesota Wild, scoring in the last two minutes of the third period to force overtime, with super-teen Nathan McKinnon putting the biscuit in the basket a short time into the extra period ... More >>
Denver blog posts aren't afraid of a little twang. At our Backbeat blog, Alan Scherstuhl looks at the increasing prevalence of marijuana in country music -- and we don't just mean Willie Nelson. Mile High Hockey's c6hor8 recaps another Avalanche loss to the Minnesota Wild, based on poor performanc ... More >>
It's been a while since the Colorado Avalanche truly captured the imagination of sports fans around our fair state. So, with the Avs up 2-0 against the Minnesota Wild in their first-round playoff series and game three slated for tonight, it's time for those who haven't been paying close attention to ... More >>
Denver blog posts aren't eclipsed by anything. At our Show & Tell blog, Bree Davies offers an amateur's guide to astrology, tinctures and worshipping celestial bodies. Colorado Pols wonders whether it's possible for a politician who's not from metro Denver to win a statewide race. Mile High Hocke ... More >>
When it comes to travel, news organizations are asking themselves: Should we stay or should we go?
It's not easy being green, especially for the trees on the Auraria Parkway, which are being replanted — again.
Yet again the little-dog yapping of the Minnesota Mild has gone for naught. As we discussed yesterday, the would-be Hanson Brothers of the Great White North -- Derek Boogaard, Chris Simon and Todd Fedoruk -- were itching for a fight last night. Instead, the Bruised Brothers got a big, bad dose of Ir ... More >>
What is it with these people from Minnesota, where the once-proud Minnesota North Stars have been replaced by the dainty Minnesota Mild? Our sister paper in Minneapolis (and we do mean sister), City Pages, posts this story suggesting that the Avs are "pussies" because the great goon squad of Derek ... More >>
As the Colorado Avalanche prepares for its opening-round playoff game against the Minnesota Wild Wednesday night in St. Paul, the smell of musky machismo is wafting this way from the great white north. Specifically, the stench of promised payback is emanating from six-foot-seven-inch, 258-pound Sas ... More >>
The rejuvenated Avs look like the real thing in the Pepsi Center.
Losing two superstars would trigger an Avalanche slide.