The Falcons of the United States League played out of Denver University Arena. Folded after single season.
Denver Mavericks of the International Hockey League played a half season at the Denver Coliseum before being transferred to Minneapolis.
The Denver Invaders of the Western Hockey League (farm team for Toronto Maple Leafs) played one season then moved to British Columbia.
Denver hosted the Denver Spurs of the Western Hockey League. Played one season in the World Hockey Association (WHA).
Denver Spurs moved to the Central Hockey League. Played 3 months, then moved on.
Kansas City received an NHL franchise, the Kansas City Scouts.
Kansas City Scouts moved to Colorado and the new McNichols Arena and became the Colorado Rockies.
NHL in Colorado with the Colorado Rockies.
Rockies franchise moved to New Jersey to become the New Jersey Devils.
Colorado Flames of the CHL (pro hockey) played one season in Denver.
The Colorado Rangers (pro hockey) played 3 season in Denver.
The Denver Rangers of the International Hockey League (IHL)
Denver Grizzlies of the International Hockey League (minor league team for New York Islanders) comes to town. Wins IHL championship in its inaugural season.
Quebec Nordiques franchise moves to Denver to become the Colorado Avalanche. Denver Grizzlies of the IHL move on to Salt Lake City, Utah.
Colorado wins its first pro Championship, the Stanley Cup
Colorado wins the Presidents trophy for another time .