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Social media explodes as Avalanche hoist the Stanley Cup

Jun 26, 2022, 8:50 PM | Updated: 10:36 pm
Avalanche fans show their support...
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The Colorado Avalanche have started the party of the year in Denver. Their Stanley Cup win has the Mile High City in a tizzy.

Folks from all around Colorado—and some of those who made it to Florida—took to social media to celebrate the Avalanche’s third Stanley Cup win and first in 21 years.

Here’s some of the best social posts from a night in Denver sports history:

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Matt Nieto...
Will Petersen

Avalanche make a trade with Sharks, bring old friend Matt Nieto back home

Nieto's been a depth piece for San Jose, tallying eight goals and seven assists in 45 games; he played 251 games in his first stint with the Avs
2 days ago
Colorado Avalanche goal...
Will Petersen

While people were counting out the Avs, they found their championship fire

The sky is the limit for the Avalanche after ripping off five wins in a row, and all that chatter about back-to-back titles is completely fair game
3 days ago
Cale Makar...
Will Petersen

It wasn’t just a rest night, because Avs defenseman Cale Makar is out again

The good news is Makar skated this morning, so it's not a serious injury; Jared Bednar told reporters he has a shot to play tomorrow night in Seattle
7 days ago
Mikko Rantanen...
Will Petersen

Mikko Rantanen breaks Avalanche record set by his boss Joe Sakic in ’96

Rantanen made history for the Avs in Calgary, becoming the fastest player in team history to score 30 goals in a season; it took him 43 games
8 days ago
Avalanche celebration...
Will Petersen

It was only two games, but the Avalanche woke up and put the NHL on notice

If the Avs make a run, which they almost assuredly will, we'll remember this as the moment in time that their entire season turned around
10 days ago
Samuel Girard...
Will Petersen

Struggling Avs hold team meeting, The Athletic gives them near-failing grade

The Avs checked in at No. 16 in the NHL in The Athletic's most recent Power Rankings, but received a "D" grade for their efforts thus far
14 days ago
Social media explodes as Avalanche hoist the Stanley Cup