Everything you need to know for Thursday

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (KKTV) – After more than two decades, Colorado can finally celebrate the Avalanche and bring home the Stanley Cup!

The Colorado Avalanche defeated two-time reigning champions Tampa Bay Lightning in Game 6 of the Stanley Cup on Sunday. The last time the Avs won the Stanley Cup was in 2001.

The avalanche parade takes place on Thursdays at 10 a.m. Below is a map of the route, starting at Union Station (17th and Wynkoop) in downtown Denver, down 17th to Broadway and Civic Center Park around noon.

Avalanche parade route 2022(NHL/Avalanche)

Fans can see:

  • Stanley Cup Champions 2022 – Players, Coaches and Management of Colorado Avalanche
  • E.Stanley and Josh Kroenke
  • Denver Mayor Michael B. Hancock
  • Avalanche mascot Bernie
  • Avalanche Ice Patrol

The rally begins at 9:00 am in Civic Center Park, as pictured below, with live music, Avs season highlights, live videos from the parade and more.

Avalanche master celebration 2022
Avalanche master celebration 2022(NHL/Avalanche)

The Avs took home the Stanley Cup on Monday.

More than 200,000 fans are expected to attend the parade on Thursday. The Colorado Springs Fire Department also has a locomotive that carries a player and his family in the parade.

“It’s exciting to support our teams here in Colorado. It’s exciting to just be apart of it and honestly celebrate this win. It was a hard-fought win,” said CSFD’s Captain Michael Smaldino.

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