Colorado proved that patience pays off in the NHL
By Austin Nivison, Jun 27, 2022 at 12:26 pm ET • 4 min read
Five years ago, it was hard to imagine the Colorado Avalanche winning much of anything. They were the league’s basement-dwellers.
But then the franchise underwent an impressive rebuild, which was capped off on Sunday night by winning a Stanley Cup.
Let’s examine how they went from the bottom to the top of the NHL.
Exit Patrick Roy, enter Jared Bednar…