The Colorado Avalanche are a National Hockey League team based in Denver, Colorado.
- Founded: 1972 in World Hockey Association Joined NHL in 1979
- Formerly Known As: Quebec Nordiques (1972-1995)
- Arena: Pepsi Center
- Uniform colors: Crimson and blue
- Logo design: A crimson letter "A", with a white swoosh extending from the left side ending from a hockey puck, simulating an avalanche.
- Stanley Cups won: 1995-96, 2000-2001