3 reasons Colorado Avalanche will win series vs Jets

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2. Zach Parise’s last chance at a Stanley Cup

For a player who was on a rival team for nine seasons, the Colorado Avalanche want to win the whole thing for Zach Parise.

Parise played the Colorado Avalanche a lot during his time on other teams. In 51 games against the Avalanche, he had 19 goals, 27 assists, and a plus-minus of +14.

After 18 years, Parise has yet to win a Stanley Cup. In his 19th and final season in the league, this should be enough motivation to do all they can to win it all. Parise confirmed that this will be his last rodeo in the NHL, and while teams want to win the Cup every year (duh), there is even more pressure for the team to have Lord Stanley return to the Mile High City.

It also could be the last chance for a few others on the team, including Jack Johnson, who is 37 years old and could be seeing his final weeks as a member of the Colorado Avalanche.