Colorado Avalanche kick off new season as Stanley Cup champions against Chicago Blackhawks Wednesday

KKTV 11 News this Morning
Published: Oct. 12, 2022 at 9:41 AM MDT|Updated: Oct. 12, 2022 at 10:48 AM MDT
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DENVER, Colo. (KKTV) - Hockey is back! After a short off season, the Colorado Avalanche are kicking off their new season as Stanley Cup champions Wednesday.

Just three and a half months ago, the Avs took home the Cup for the first time in 21 years against the Tampa Bay Lightning. The championship banner will be placed in the rafters at Ball Arena in Denver next to previous championship banners of 1996 and 2001.

Wednesday’s game is at 7:30 p.m. against the Chicago Blackhawks. The Avs won 4-0 games against the Blackhawks last season.

KKTV will in attendance with coverage on our later newscasts.