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List Rules Vote up the best hockey players based on their careers with the Colorado Avalanche.

When the Colorado Avalanche joined the NHL in 1995, they did it in a big way. After moving from Quebec, where they were the Nordiques, they made the play-offs an insane nine times in ten years, and turned two of those playoff seasons into Stanley Cup wins. Two Stanley Cups is impressive on its own, but a 90% playoff showing is unheard of. The Avalanche were in fact the first ever team to win the Stanley Cup after a relocation (before 95 they were the Quebec Nordiques).

To commemorate this impressive team, below are the greatest Colorado Avalanche players of all time. Vote up the best of the best and see where your favorites rank!
list ordered by

1
525 77
Joe Sakic is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Colorado Avalanche Players of All Time

2
425 68
Patrick Roy is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Colorado Avalanche Players of All Time
Goaltender

3
513 94
Peter Forsberg is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Colorado Avalanche Players of All Time

4
284 68
Adam Foote is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Colorado Avalanche Players of All Time

5
271 90
Ray Bourque is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Colorado Avalanche Players of All Time
Defenseman

6
255 32
Nathan MacKinnon is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Colorado Avalanche Players of All Time
Dave_7672 added

7
229 72
Alex Tanguay is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Colorado Avalanche Players of All Time
Left Wing

8
198 81
Rob Blake is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Colorado Avalanche Players of All Time
Defenseman

9
218 160
Milan Hejduk is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Colorado Avalanche Players of All Time
Right wing

10
181 80
Matt Duchene is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Colorado Avalanche Players of All Time
Dave_7672 added Centerman

11
187 50
Sandis Ozoliņš is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Colorado Avalanche Players of All Time
Defenseman

12
126 49
Paul Stastny is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Colorado Avalanche Players of All Time
Dave_7672 added Centerman

13
134 26
Jarome Iginla is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Colorado Avalanche Players of All Time
Right wing

14
113 113
Valeri Kamensky is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Colorado Avalanche Players of All Time

15
96 33
David Aebischer is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Colorado Avalanche Players of All Time
Dave_7672 added Goaltender

16
121 17
Ryan O'Reilly is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Colorado Avalanche Players of All Time
Centerman

17
129 110
Claude Lemieux is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Colorado Avalanche Players of All Time
Right wing

18
132 22
Paul Kariya is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Colorado Avalanche Players of All Time
Left Wing, Centerman

19
126 140
Chris Drury is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Colorado Avalanche Players of All Time
Centerman

20
120 29
Dan Hinote is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Colorado Avalanche Players of All Time
Dave_7672 added Right wing

21
81 53
John-Michael Liles is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Colorado Avalanche Players of All Time
Defenseman

22
101 16
Tyson Barrie is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Colorado Avalanche Players of All Time
Defenseman

23
83 70
Stéphane Yelle is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Colorado Avalanche Players of All Time
Centerman

24
139 125
Gabriel Landeskog is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Colorado Avalanche Players of All Time
Left Wing

25
119 107
Adam Deadmarsh is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Colorado Avalanche Players of All Time
Right wing

26
85 30
Sandis Ozolinsh is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest Colorado Avalanche Players of All Time
Sandis Ozolinsh

27
89 14
Andrew Brunette is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest Colorado Avalanche Players of All Time
Right wing

28
85 19
Peter Budaj is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Greatest Colorado Avalanche Players of All Time
Goaltender

29
102 12
Kevin Shattenkirk is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Greatest Colorado Avalanche Players of All Time
Defenseman

30
104 13
François Beauchemin is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Greatest Colorado Avalanche Players of All Time

31
57 11
Erik Johnson is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Greatest Colorado Avalanche Players of All Time
Defenseman

32
76 16
Jari Kurri is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Greatest Colorado Avalanche Players of All Time
Ari Aries added

33
87 74
Mike Ricci is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Greatest Colorado Avalanche Players of All Time
Centerman

34
73 13
Pierre Turgeon is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Greatest Colorado Avalanche Players of All Time

35
90 10
Ian Laperriere is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Greatest Colorado Avalanche Players of All Time
Right wing

36
68 23
Mike Keane is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Greatest Colorado Avalanche Players of All Time
daniel_1447242660017 added Right wing

37
81 92
Dale Hunter is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Greatest Colorado Avalanche Players of All Time
Centerman

38
32 51
Marek Svatoš is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Greatest Colorado Avalanche Players of All Time
Dave_7672 added Winger

39
58 11
Steven Reinprecht is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Greatest Colorado Avalanche Players of All Time
Centerman

40
44 14
Martin Ručinský is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Greatest Colorado Avalanche Players of All Time
Ari Aries added

41
65 45
Dave Andreychuk is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Greatest Colorado Avalanche Players of All Time
Left Wing

42
37 57
Semyon Varlamov is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Greatest Colorado Avalanche Players of All Time
Goaltender

43
60 68
Uwe Krupp is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Greatest Colorado Avalanche Players of All Time
Defenseman

44
23 44
Greg de Vries is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Greatest Colorado Avalanche Players of All Time
Jamie Grace added Defenseman

45
30 9
P. A. Parenteau is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Greatest Colorado Avalanche Players of All Time
Right wing

46
28 55
Kārlis Skrastiņš is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Greatest Colorado Avalanche Players of All Time
CarterQuinn added Defenseman

47
33 53
Alexei Gusarov is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Greatest Colorado Avalanche Players of All Time
Defenseman

48
34 52
Jon Klemm is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Greatest Colorado Avalanche Players of All Time
Defenseman

49
27 49
Sylvain Lefebvre is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Greatest Colorado Avalanche Players of All Time
Defenseman

50
14 16
Martin Škoula is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Greatest Colorado Avalanche Players of All Time
Defenseman