The team's mascot poses with former employees. Courtesy of Denver Grizzlies / Paat Kelly
When the Avalanche won the 1996 Stanley Cup in their first season in Colorado, sports pundits lauded Denver as a great hockey town. Fans waited in hours-long lines to purchase tickets, and the Avs jersey became an ubiquitous fashion trend.
Much of the groundwork for the...
July 20 2015, 4:30 PM