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Avalanche Shut Out At NHL Awards

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At the NHL Awards ceremony, the Colorado Avalanche skated away solidly in third place, to the dismay of Rocky Mountain Hockey fans everywhere.

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Rookie Forward Matt Duchene finished a distant third in the Calder Trophy voting for Best Rookie, behind Buffalo Defenseman Tyler Myers.

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Coach Joe Sacco came in third for the Jack Adams Award, though he was responsible for a very similar turnaround as eventual winner Phoenix’s Dave Tippett.

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Though both candidates were very deserving, there seemed to be someone else that stole a bit more spotlight.

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It’s alright boys, you’ll get your chance to prove the voters wrong next year.