Colorado Avalanche championship parade coverage

WATCH: Avalanche fans gather in Denver to celebrate Stanley Cup win
Published: Jun. 30, 2022 at 3:02 AM MDT|Updated: Jun. 30, 2022 at 3:43 PM MDT
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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (KKTV) - After more than two decades, Colorado finally gets to celebrate the Avalanche bringing home the Stanley Cup!

WATCH Avalanche fans gather in downtown Denver to celebrate the team’s Stanley Cup win at the TOP of this article.

The Colorado Avalanche beat the two-time reigning champions Tampa Bay Lightning in game 6 of the Stanley Cup on Sunday. The last time the Avs won the Stanley Cup was back in 2001.

The Avalanche parade happened Thursday at 10 a.m.

The route began at Union Station (17th and Wynkoop) in downtown Denver, went down 17th to Broadway and finally to Civic Center Park around noon.

Fans had the pleasure of seeing:

  • 2022 Stanley Cup champions: Colorado Avalanche players, coaches, and management
  • E. Stanley and Josh Kroenke
  • Denver Mayor, Michael B. Hancock
  • Avalanche mascot, Bernie
  • Avalanche Ice Patrol

WATCH parade celebrating the Avalanche and their Stanley Cup win BELOW:

WATCH: Parade through downtown Denver celebrates Avalanche Stanley Cup win

The Avs took home the Stanley Cup on Monday.

More than 200,000 fans are expected at Thursday’s parade. The Colorado Springs Fire Department also has an engine carrying a player and their family in the parade.

“It’s exciting to support our teams here in Colorado. It’s exciting just to be apart of it and honestly, celebrate this victory. It was a hard-fought victory,” said Captain Michael Smaldino of CSFD.

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