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1,000 Wins In The Books

Saturday, 12.8.2007 / 12:40 PM MT / Features
By Aaron Lopez  - Special to
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1,000 Wins In The Books
The Colorado Avalanche recorded its 1,000th regular season win as a franchise with a 9-5 victory over the St. Louis Blues on Sunday night at Pepsi Center.

Colorado became the 19th team in NHL history to reach that milestone. The Avalanche has posted a 1,000-888-261-38 record in 2,187 regular season games, which includes 16 seasons as the Quebec Nordiques and 11-plus seasons as the Colorado Avalanche.

With tonight’s victory, the Avs became the sixth-fastest team to reach the 1,000-win milestone (2,187 games).

Team                                Gms to Reach 1,000 Wins
1. Philadelphia Flyers                  2,018
2. Montreal Canadiens                2,064
3. Edmonton Oilers                      2,115
4. Buffalo Sabres                          2,118
5. Atlanta/Calgary Flames           2,183
6. Nordiques/Avalanche             2,187
7. Toronto Maple Leafs                2,193
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