Former NHL forward and Colorado Avalanche broadcaster Peter McNabb dies

DENVER (AP) β€” Peter McNabb, a longtime NHL forward who became a familiar voice on the Colorado Avalanche as broadcaster, died Sunday. He was 70 years old.

The Avalanche, in a statement shared with Altitude TV, announced h’s death on social media. McNab released in the late summer of 2021 that he was battling cancer, but said in February that he was in remission. McNab was part of the broadcast team when the Avalanche captured their third Stanley Cup last June over Tampa Bay.

The charismatic McNab has seen and witnessed nearly every step of the journey since the Avalanche arrived in Denver from Quebec prior to the 1995-96 season. He had a front row seat to the exploits of Joe Sakic, Patrick Roy and Peter Forsberg, to legendary – and controversial – clashes with the Detroit Red Wings and at the dawn of a new era that featured Nathan McKinnon and Cal Makar.

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