Cale Makar

Defense wins championships. It’s a saying as old as hockey itself, but there is truth to this wisdom. A stout defense can both limit the opponent’s scoring chances while placing additional pressure on them in the offensive zone. When a defense is playing near perfection, it also helps ease some of the burdens on both
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The Hobey Baker Award has been given to the player in collegiate hockey that exemplifies excellence, both on and off the ice, since 1981. Of the 40 men who have won the award, only nine have been defencemen. While some look at that as the position is underappreciated, it only shows how valuable these players
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With over 220 games under his belt, it’s easy to forget that Colorado Avalanche defenseman Samuel Girard is only 21 years old. His NHL experience at such a young age has contributed to his steady improvement over three seasons. Now, he has become a staple on the team’s blue line. He has not only increased
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While the Colorado Avalanche vie for the top of the Central Division and the Western Conference, many of their players are looking at hitting career scoring records. The saying goes that a rising tide raises all boats. A successful Avalanche team boasts some interesting players on pace for new career highs. Some jumps are more
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