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Colorado Avalanche signs Mason Geertsen, Ryan Graves and Spencer Martin

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Joe Nguyen) — The Colorado Avalanche on Monday signed one-year contracts with goaltender Spencer Martin and defensemen Mason Geertsen and Ryan Graves.
  • 4 days ago

Ray Emery, former NHL goalie, drowns in Hamilton, Ontario

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Stephen Whyno) — Retired NHL goaltender Ray Emery, who helped the Ottawa Senators reach the final in 2007 and won the Stanley Cup with the Chicago Blackhawks in 2013, drowned in his hometown of Hamilton, Ontario....
  • 5 days ago

Avalanche name Greg Cronin as coach of AHL affiliate Colorado Eagles

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Matt L. Stephens) — The Colorado Eagles, the new AHL affiliate of the Avalanche, have hired Greg Cronin as the team's head coach.
  • 8 days ago

The Colorado Avalanche just hired exactly who you thought it would to be its new TV play-by-play announcer.

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Mike Chambers) — The Avalanche and Altitude Sports & Entertainment have promoted Marc Moser to be their television play-by-play announcer and hired Conor McGahey to call games from the radio booth, according...
  • 10 days ago
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Chambers: Avalanche misses on John Tavares, but might win in the end

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Mike Chambers) — NHL free agency went well for the Avalanche. It didn't sign center John Tavares, and Colorado still has a gaping (unproven) hole with its No. 2 center, but 29 other teams failed to sign Tavares or...
  • 13 days ago
  • Hits: 2

Avalanche signs forward Matt Nieto to two-year contract

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Mike Chambers) — The Avalanche has agreed to terms with forward Matt Nieto, who signed a two-year contract worth $3.95 million. Nieto, 25, was a restricted free agent who had signed one-year deals the previous two...
  • 14 days ago
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Up-and-coming Avalanche D: Cale Makar is the patient prospect, Conor Timmins on the fast-track

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Mike Chambers) — Like-minded Avalanche prospects Cale Makar and Conor Timmins were the second and ninth defensemen selected in the 2017 NHL draft, with Makar going No. 4 overall and Timmins with the first pick of...
  • 15 days ago
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Colorado Avalanche signs first-round draft pick Martin Kaut

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Mike Chambers) — The Avalanche announced Thursday it has signed its 2018 first-round draft pick, Czech Republic forward Martin Kaut, and according to CapFriendly.com the two-way contract is potentially worth $2.8...
  • 16 days ago
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Avalanche free-agent signees were previously schooled by coach Jared Bednar

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Mike Chambers) — Jared Bednar is thought to be a player's coach, and newly signed Avalanche players Ian Cole and Matt Calvert each previously played for Colorado's bench boss in the American Hockey League. Those...
  • 19 days ago
  • Hits: 4

St. Louis Blues acquire former Avs center Ryan O’Reilly from Buffalo Sabres

Denver Post: All Things Avs (John Wawrow) — Still stung by the Blues missing the playoffs for the first time in six seasons, general manager Doug Armstrong capped a major roster overhaul on the first day of the NHL's free-agency period by...
  • 19 days ago
  • Hits: 5

John Tavares agrees to 7-year, $77M deal with Toronto Maple Leafs

Denver Post: All Things Avs (John Wawrow, Stephen Whyno) — Tavares chose Toronto and agreed to a seven-year, $77 million contract about an hour after the NHL's free-agency signing period opened Sunday.
  • 19 days ago
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Vegas Golden Knights land former Avs center Paul Stastny, lose David Perron

Denver Post: All Things Avs (W.G. Ramirez) — One year ago, the Vegas Golden Knights were in the midst of forming their first team. On Sunday, they were in the middle of the free-agent market as they look to fine-tune the roster for another...
  • 19 days ago
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Avalanche deepens blue line by signing defenseman Ian Cole in free agency

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Mike Chambers) — In the first hour of NHL free agency Sunday, the Avalanche signed defenseman Ian Cole to a three-year, $12.75 million contract. Cole, 29, finished last season with the Columbus Blue Jackets, after...
  • 20 days ago
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Only modest moves expected by the Colorado Avalanche in NHL free agency

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Mike Chambers) — The Avalanche is expected to be on the quiet side of NHL free agency, which begins Sunday morning. Rounding out the roster, as well as the Colorado Eagles' -- the Avs' new American Hockey League...
  • 20 days ago
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Avalanche prospect Shane Bowers on two-year plan with Boston University

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Mike Chambers) — Boston University center Shane Bowers, following his first day of development camp with the Avalanche on Friday, revealed a plan that would make him a professional before his 21st birthday....
  • 21 days ago
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Avalanche first-round draft pick Martin Kaut likely headed to Colorado Eagles

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Mike Chambers) — The Avalanche introduced six of its eight 2018 draft picks Thursday and at least one of them has an excellent chance to play in Colorado next season.
  • 22 days ago
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NHL free agency: What you need to know, from John Tavares and beyond

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Stephen Whyno) — NHL teams seeking a center are in luck, especially the ones that can get an audience with John Tavares.
  • 24 days ago
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Boston University forward Shane Bowers, acquired in the Matt Duchene deal, will compete in Avalanche development camp

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Mike Chambers) — Boston University's Shane Bowers and Czech Republic professional Martin Kaut headline an impressive list of young talent scheduled to participate in the Avalanche's development camp, which begins...
  • 24 days ago
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Martin Brodeur, Gary Bettman, Willie O’Ree top Hockey Hall of Fame class

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Stephen Whyno) — The Hockey Hall of Fame has added NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman, pioneering black player Willie O'Ree and all-time winningest goaltender Martin Brodeur to its latest class.
  • 25 days ago
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Rasmus Dahlin, 2018 NHL draft No. 1 overall pick, hits the ice upon arriving in Buffalo

Denver Post: All Things Avs (John Wawrow) — Rasmus Dahlin wasn't kidding about how hockey has become his sole obsession.
  • 26 days ago
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Blog Articles

Colorado Avalanche Top 25 Under 25: The ones that didn’t make it

Mile High Hockey (Tom Hunter) — To preview out Top 25 Under 25, here is a look at the guys that couldn’t quite crack the list A couple weeks go, we asked for your help in naming this year’s Top 25 Under 25 for the Colorado...
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Friday Flurries: Fleury stays in Vegas long-term, remembering Ray Emery

Mile High Hockey (Cat Silverman) — The Golden Knights inked an extension for Marc-Andre Fleury and the Avalanche inked some depth extensions It’s that time in the offseason. You know the time I’m talking about. At very best,...
  • 1 day 10 hr ago

HockeyDB’s Best Players Drafted by Draft Position PART 2: Late-Round Success Stories

Mile High Hockey (Hardev Lad) — There’s a lot of Maple Leafs trauma in this one. Sorry? HockeyDB.com has a fun tool called “NHL Best Players Drafted by Draft Position.” This tool lists the players that have the most games...
  • 2 days ago

How if affects the Avalanche: The Chicago Blackhawks offseason

Mile High Hockey (Cat Silverman) — Few teams in the modern-day NHL have managed to achieve the kind of success that the Chicago Blackhawks did from 2009 to 2017. Under the direction of head coach Joel Quenneville, with leaders...
  • 2 days ago

How it affects the Colorado Avalanche: The Chicago Blackhawks offseason

Mile High Hockey (Cat Silverman) — A look at the offseason of another Central Division rival and the impact it has on the Avalanche Few teams in the modern-day NHL have managed to achieve the kind of success that the Chicago...
  • 2 days ago

Colorado Avalanche sign three restricted free agents to one-year contracts

Mile High Hockey (Jackie Kay) — After the three signing the Avalanche stand at 45 contracts for the 2018-19 season The Colorado Avalanche continue to check items off their summer to-do list and announced the signing of...
  • 4 days ago
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HockeyDB’s Best Players Drafted by Draft Position: Which Colorado Avalanche players make the list?

Mile High Hockey (Tom Hunter) — We used HockeyDB’s tool to figure out who ranks best in each draft position for the Colorado Avalanche HockeyDB.com has a fun tool called “NHL Best Players Drafted by Draft Position.” This...
  • 4 days ago

Colorado Avalanche signs Mason Geertsen, Ryan Graves and Spencer Martin

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Joe Nguyen) — The Colorado Avalanche on Monday signed one-year contracts with goaltender Spencer Martin and defensemen Mason Geertsen and Ryan Graves.
  • 4 days ago

How does it affect the Colorado Avalanche: the St. Louis Blues offseason

Mile High Hockey (Tom Hunter) — A look at the offseason moves from the other teams in the Central Division Through the summer, we are going to take a more in-depth look at the roster moves made by the Colorado Avalanche and...
  • 5 days ago
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Ray Emery, former NHL goalie, drowns in Hamilton, Ontario

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Stephen Whyno) — Retired NHL goaltender Ray Emery, who helped the Ottawa Senators reach the final in 2007 and won the Stanley Cup with the Chicago Blackhawks in 2013, drowned in his hometown of Hamilton, Ontario....
  • 5 days ago

Vladislav Kamenev speaks about preparing for the upcoming season with the Colorado Avalanche

Mile High Hockey (Igor Nikonov) — As a key part of the Matt Duchene trade, Vladislav Kamenev hopes to have a big impact on the Avalanche this season Last month, Colorado Avalanche forward Vladislav Kamenev spoke with Russian...
  • 8 days ago
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Friday Flurries: Colorado Eagles season shaping up

Mile High Hockey (Cat Silverman) — The Avalanche’s AHL affiliate has some more details on next season and the offseason marches on It’s about to hit that point in the offseason where it really is best for everyone if we just put...
  • 8 days ago
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Avalanche name Greg Cronin as coach of AHL affiliate Colorado Eagles

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Matt L. Stephens) — The Colorado Eagles, the new AHL affiliate of the Avalanche, have hired Greg Cronin as the team's head coach.
  • 8 days ago

Colorado Eagles hire Greg Cronin as Head Coach, keep Schneekloth and Tobler as assistants

Mile High Hockey (Hardev Lad) — The former Toronto Maple Leafs, and New York Islanders assistant coach will be running the AHL’s newest franchise. The Colorado Avalanche have announced Greg Cronin as the new head coach for...
  • 8 days ago
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MHH Mailbag: Colorado Avalanche depth and tempering expectations

Mile High Hockey (Tom Hunter) — We answer your questions about everything from the Colorado Eagles to potential trade targets Now that the bulk of the work is done for the offseason, we thought we’d open up the mailbag and...
  • 9 days ago
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Full schedule released for the Colorado Eagles inaugural AHL season

Mile High Hockey (Skyler Gilbert) — The Eagles will play a condensed, 68-game schedule for the 2018-19 season The AHL Colorado Eagles announced their full 2018-19 schedule on Wednesday, which includes 68 games against 10 different...
  • 9 days ago
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The Colorado Avalanche just hired exactly who you thought it would to be its new TV play-by-play announcer.

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Mike Chambers) — The Avalanche and Altitude Sports & Entertainment have promoted Marc Moser to be their television play-by-play announcer and hired Conor McGahey to call games from the radio booth, according...
  • 10 days ago
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Colorado Eagles will square off with Chicago Wolves on Opening Night, Oct. 5

Mile High Hockey (Skyler Gilbert) — The full schedule will be released on Wednesday, July 11 The first American Hockey League game in the history of the state of Colorado is upon us, and its date was announced on Tuesday. On...
  • 11 days ago
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MHH Roundtable Part 2: Grading the draft and cheering for the demise of the Ottawa Senators

Mile High Hockey (Jackie Kay) — This year’s draft was exciting for Avalanche fans, next year’s could be franchise changing Earlier today, we brought you part one of the MHH mailbag , in which we graded the offseason...
  • 11 days ago
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MHH Roundtable: Grading the 2018 offseason for the Colorado Avalanche

Mile High Hockey (Jackie Kay) — Taking stock of offseason moves the Colorado Avalanche have made and what work still needs to be completed *Now that the flurry of offseason activity has settled down for the Colorado...
  • 11 days ago
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