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2000-2001 news
October 16, 2000 : Patrick Roy is named the NHL player of the week

October 15, 2000 : Patrick Roy beats Terry Sawchuk's record for all-time wins in regular season.

September 22, 2000 : Philippe Sauvé and Frédéric Cassivi assigned to the Hershey Bears

September 12, 2000 : Avalanche sent back goaltenders Anders Lovdahl and Blake Ward to their junior teams.

June 7, 2000 : Marc Denis traded to the Columbus Blue jackets for Columbus' 2nd round choice (32nd overall) in the 2000 entry draft

June 23, 2000 : Rick Tabaracci selected by the Columbus Blue jackets in Expansion Draft

June 25, 2000 : Avalanche selected goalie Aaron Molnar from London, OHL in the 7th round (221st overall) and goalie Blake Ward from Tri-City, WHL in the 9th round (285th overall) in the 2000 NHL Entry Draft

November 25, 2000 :The Colorado Avalanche recalled Frédéric Cassivi from the Hershey Bears of the AHL. Cassivi’s recall was necessitated when goaltender David Aebischer recently contracted pharyngitas.

January 16, 2001 : The NHL anounced that Colorado Avalanche's Patrick Roy will start for team North America at the 2001 NHL All-Star game.

January 31, 2001 :Colorado Avalanche's Patrick Roy was cleared of domestic violence in a Colorado courtroom. It has not been decided yet if the ruling will be appealed.