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Real-Life Superheroes At Avalanche Charity Brunch

The kids strutted their stuff on the fashion runway at the 21st annual event

by Taylor Hodapp /

The power of a child's smile is second to none.

And the way the kids that joined the Colorado Avalanche at the 21st annual Charity Brunch walk through life with beaming smiles and positive attitudes despite their hardships is a special kind of super power.

The 2018 Avalanche Charity Brunch, hosted by the Avs Better Halves, showcased just how much these kids are admired as superheroes. The event took place on Sunday, and like every year, the day was nothing short of heartwarming.

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Military Appreciation Day March 10 at Pepsi Center

KSE is hosting its inaugural Military Appreciation Weekend

by Colorado Avalanche @Avalanche /

The Colorado Avalanche will host its annual Military Appreciation Game, presented by Budweiser and Caliber Collision, on Saturday, March 10 when it takes on the Arizona Coyotes at 1 p.m. at Pepsi Center.

The game is part of Kroenke Sports & Entertainment's Military Appreciation Weekend, in which KSE will recognize and thank military members for their service to our country. Through various military-focused organizations, KSE has donated nearly 5,000 game tickets to military and their families to enjoy games this weekend, which includes the Colorado Mammoth (NLL) versus Calgary Roughnecks on Saturday night and the Denver Nuggets (NBA) versus Sacramento Kings on Sunday. 

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Hockey Weekend Across America

There will be Try Hockey For Free event across the state of Colorado

by @Avalanche / Official website of the Avalanche

The 11th annual Hockey Weekend Across America will be celebrated throughout the United States this Friday through Sunday, March 2-4.

The national event is a three-day celebration of the sport of hockey at every level, with each day featuring a unique theme.

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Special Homecoming At Pepsi Center

Avalanche recognized special King Soopers Heroes of the Game

by Callie Parmele /

There was a very special reveal during the Colorado Avalanche's game against the Tampa Bay Lightning. 

Navy Chief Petty Officer William Doyle returned from a year-long deployment in Africa to his unexpecting son and two daughters. It was Star Wars night at Pepsi Center, and he surprised his three children who were participating in a "Guess The Star Wars Character" game during the first period.

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Toys For Tots Collection Tonight

Bring new, unwrapped toys and monetary donations to the Avalanche's game against the Panthers

by @Avalanche / Official website of the Avalanche

The Colorado Avalanche, along with Kroenke Sports Charities and the United States Marine Corps Reserve, will host its annual Toys for Tots toy collection at tonight's game against the Florida Panthers.

Marine Corps representatives in uniform will be present at all Pepsi Center entrances to accept new, unwrapped toys and monetary donations. The collection begins at 6:00 p.m. Puck drop is slated for 7 p.m., and the donation will conclude midway through the first period.

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Avs Better Halves Holiday Tree Auction

Place a bid in person, online or on a mobile device

by / Official website of the Colorado Avalanche

The annual Avs Better Halves Holiday Tree Sale will be held this Saturday, Dec. 16 during the Colorado Avalanche's game against the Tampa Bay Lightning.

Fans will be able to bid on one-of-a-kind trees designed by the Avs Better Halves for their annual Holiday Tree Auction. Each tree is unique and provides an insight to the off the ice life of each player.

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Avs Host Canned Food Drive On Friday

Canned food and monetary donations will be collected at the arena entrances

by / Official website of the Colorado Avalanche

The Colorado Avalanche will host its annual Do All You Can Food Drive at Pepsi Center prior to Friday's game against the New Jersey Devils.

Both canned food and monetary donations will be collected at the entrances of the arena prior to the contest. All donations will go to the Denver Rescue Mission, which provides 650,000 meals to those in need each year.

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Hockey Fights Cancer Hits Close To Home For Avs

Colorado's designated Hockey Fights Cancer game is Thursday

by Ron Knabenbauer @RonKnab /

Cancer is a disease that has touched the lives of nearly every person, and hockey players are no different. 

When the Colorado Avalanche takes the ice for tonight's Hockey Fights Cancer contest at Pepsi Center against the Carolina Hurricanes, many of the players will have a moment to reflect on those friends, family members or acquaintances that have fought or continue to fight for their lives.

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Try Hockey For Free On Saturday

There will be 13 Try Hockey clinics throughout the state of Colorado

by / Official website of the Colorado Avalanche

The Colorado Avalanche will help support area rinks for "Try Hockey For Free Day" on Saturday, Nov. 4, by giving children between the ages of 4-9 a completely free experience to try youth hockey as part of USA Hockey's Come Play Hockey Month.

There will be 13 locations in the state of Colorado that will hold free clinics, located in Aspen, Centennial, Colorado Springs, Denver, Durango, Glenwood Springs, Grand Junction, Greeley, Littleton, Monument, Pueblo, Superior and Westminster (more info below). Nationwide, more than 450 rinks will participate in Try Hockey For Free Day.

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A Record-Setting Equipment Drive

The Avalanche helped collect sports gear for kids in need

by Colorado Avalanche / Official website of the Avs

It was a record day at the sixth annual giveSPORTS Equipment Drive, presented by KeyBank.

Kroenke Sports Charities and A Precious Child collected 26,137 pieces of equipment on Saturday morning, the most in the event's history. In addition, $11,200 were donated, and Brannan Sand and Gravel offered a $5,000 challenge to bring the final monetary donation to $16,200.

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