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:


Jared Bednar...
Will Petersen

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1 day ago
Wild vs Avs...

Bednar calls out team’s effort as Avs fall short in Wild battle for first place

In a big late-season game, Colorado didn't answer the bell, as they were thoroughly outplayed on their home ice by a division rival
2 days ago
TEMPE, ARIZONA - MARCH 26: Cale Makar #8 of the Colorado Avalanche skates with the puck ahead of Cl...
Jake Shapiro

Mile High Hockey: March 29, 2023

Why the rest of the Avs regular season is irrelevant
2 days ago
Erik Johnson Cale Makar...
Mike Evans

There’s nothing left for the Avs to accomplish (in the regular season)

With a "big" game looming against the Wild, there's no need to worry about anything that happens between now and the start of the postseason
2 days ago
Samuel Girard...
Will Petersen

Don’t look now, but the Avalanche are playing for first place on Wednesday

It's an oversimplification to say whoever wins the showdown with the Wild will take the division, but it'll be a big factor in which team emerges on top
3 days ago
Valeri Nichushkin...

Triumph in Tempe: Avs resiliency shines against pesky desert dogs

The Avs' 4-3 shootout win was satisfying but felt flat-out annoying, luckily they're finally done with the irritating Arizona Coyotes
5 days ago
Social media explodes as Avalanche hoist the Stanley Cup