The Minnesota Wild trade for Martin Hanzal “was good for Colorado” Avalanche, NHL insider says

The Minnesota Wild acquired Martin Hanzal, a 30-year-old forward who’s scored 16 goals and recorded 10 assists in 51 games this year, plus Ryan White and a fourth-round pick Sunday.

The Coyotes got a nice haul for Marin Hanzal, which is a good thing for the Avalanche, says Elliotte Friedman. (Sergei/Flickr)
The Coyotes got a nice haul for Martin Hanzal, which is a good thing for the Avalanche, says Elliotte Friedman. (Sergei/Flickr)

A major NHL trade that went down Sunday didn’t involve the Colorado Avalanche, but in the coming days it could prove to be a positive for the struggling professional hockey team that plays in Denver. At least that’s what NHL insider Elliotte Friedman believes.



Colorado’s Derrick White threw down a huge dunk against Utah

Early in the first half of of the Colorado men’s basketball team’s matchup against Utah, Buffaloes guard Derrick White unleashed one of the best dunks of the college basketball season.

WARNING: NSFW



Denver Nuggets get big man insurance, save money by acquiring Roy Hibbert at trade deadline

The Denver Nuggets didn’t land a big fish as the NBA trade deadline came to a close Thursday afternoon. However, they did manage to nab another big man and inch closer to the salary floor in sending a protected second-round pick to the Milwaukee Bucks for center Roy Hibbert.

Roy Hibbert is coming to Denver. (Keith Allison/Flickr)
Roy Hibbert is coming to Denver. (Keith Allison/Flickr)

The Denver Nuggets didn’t land a big fish as the NBA trade deadline came to a close Thursday afternoon. However, they did manage to nab another big man and inch closer to the salary floor in sending a protected second-round pick to the Milwaukee Bucks for center Roy Hibbert.