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Colorado Avalanche
2014–15 Colorado Avalanche season
Conference Western
Division Central
Founded 1972
History Quebec Nordiques
1972–1979 (WHA)
19791995 (NHL)
Colorado Avalanche
Home arena Pepsi Center
City Denver, Colorado
Colors Burgundy, Steel Blue, Silver, Gray and Black
Media Altitude
Mile High Sports Radio (1550 AM/94.1 FM)
Owner(s) Colorado Avalanche, LLC, a division of Kroenke Sports Enterprises
(Stan Kroenke, chairman)
General manager Joe Sakic
Head coach Patrick Roy
Captain Gabriel Landeskog
Minor league affiliates Lake Erie Monsters (AHL)
Fort Wayne Komets (ECHL)
Stanley Cups 2 (1995–96, 2000–01)
Conference championships 2 (1995–96, 2000–01)
Presidents' Trophies 2 (1996–97, 2000–01)
Division championships 9 (1995–96, 1996–97, 1997–98, 1998–99, 1999–00, 2000–01, 2001–02, 2002–03, 2013–14)

The Colorado Avalanche are an American ice hockey in the National Hockey League (NHL). They play their home games at the Pepsi Center in Denver, Colorado. They play in the Central Division of the Western Conference. The team has won the Stanley Cup championship two times, in 1996 and in 2001.

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