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Avalanche Signs Fedor Tyutin

NHL.com The Colorado Avalanche Hockey Club announced today that the team has signed defenseman Fedor Tyutin to a one-year contract for the 2016-17 season. In addition, the Avalanche also announced the...
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Avalanche Signs Joe Colborne

NHL.com The Colorado Avalanche Hockey Club announced today that the team has signed forward Joe Colborne to a two-year contract through the 2017-18 season. Colborne, 26, set career highs in goals (19),...
  • New: 3 hr 46 min ago

Avalanche Signs A.J. Greer

NHL.com The Colorado Avalanche Hockey Club announced today that the team has signed forward AJ Greer to a three-year, entry-level contract. Greer, 19, was Colorado’s second-round choice (39th overall)...
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Avalanche Signs Patrick Wiercioch

NHL.com The Colorado Avalanche Hockey Club announced today that the team has signed defenseman Patrick Wiercioch to a one-year contract for the 2016-17 season. Wiercioch, 25, has spent his entire career...
  • New: 4 hr 53 min ago

NHL free agency has begun, will Colorado Avalanche land impact player?

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Mike Chambers) — The Avs seem to pull the trigger on deals they say won't happen, so Joe Sakic's continuous stance on free agency -- which began at 10 a.m. Friday -- doesn't  mean the Avs won't land a special...
  • New: 7 hr 45 min ago

Colorado Avalanche likely enters free agency on sideline

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Mike Chambers) — The Avs are more than $20 million under the salary cap and Sakic can change his mind in going for a big name or two to fill up at least three big-league roster spots.
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Butch Mousseau’s widow is a champion at Dawg Bowl VI

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Mike Chambers) — Macaire Mousseau, widow of iconic local hockey referee Butch Mousseau, was the grand recipient/winner in Dawg Nation Hockey Foundation's sixth annual Dawg Bowl.
  • 2 days ago
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Avalanche first-round draft pick Tyson Jost gets his first look at Denver

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Terry Frei) — Although Avalanche first-round draft choice Tyson Jost considered attending the University of Denver before deciding on North Dakota, the 18-year-old center was seeing the Mile High City for the...
  • 3 days ago
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Avalanche to buy out veteran Brad Stuart and get younger defensively

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Mike Chambers) — The Avs don't plan to sign a marquee free agent defensemen beginning Friday
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NCAA or major junior? That is the question … and Avs’ latest picks are from both

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Terry Frei) — The Avalanche will introduce its 2016 first-round draft choice, University of North Dakota-bound center Tyson Jost, Monday afternoon in the team's dressing room at the Pepsi Center.
  • 4 days ago
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On draft day, Avalanche sends Nick Holden to Rangers

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Terry Frei, Mike Chambers) — Shortly after the conclusion of the NHL draft Saturday in Buffalo, the Avalanche announced it had sent defenseman Nick Holden to the New York Rangers for a fourth-round choice in 2017.
  • 6 days ago

Avalanche Acquires 2017 Draft Pick From Rangers

NHL.com The Colorado Avalanche Hockey Club announced today that the team has acquired a fourth-round selection in the 2017 NHL Draft from the New York Rangers in exchange for defenseman Nick Holden.
  • 6 days ago
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Avalanche Selects Six Players At 2016 Draft

NHL.com BUFFALO, N.Y.—The Colorado Avalanche Hockey Club made six selections at the 2016 NHL Draft held Friday and Saturday at First Niagara Center in Buffalo, N.Y. Following is a complete list of the...
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Avalanche takes Notre Dame-bound Cameron Morrison in second round

Denver Post (Terry Frei) — As the NHL draft's second day opened Saturday morning in Buffalo, the Avalanche claimed Notre Dame-bound left wing Cameron Morrison with the No. 40 overall choice in the second round.
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Joe Sakic says Avalanche made an offer to Tyson Barrie in Buffalo

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Terry Frei) — Avalanche general manager Joe Sakic on Friday said he presented a contract proposal to agent Don Meehan, who represents defenseman Tyson Barrie, on Thursday night in conjunction with the NHL draft...
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Incoming Pioneer goes in first round to Florida in NHL draft

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Terry Frei) — The Florida Panthers picked incoming University of Denver freshman Henrik Borgstrom with the No. 23 choice of the first round.
  • 6 days ago

Tyson Jost Draft Press Conference Quotes

NHL.com Forward Tyson Jost met with the media after being selected No. 10 overall by the Colorado Avalanche. The following is a transcript from his press conference, courtesy of the NHL.An Interview With...
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Tyson Jost selected No. 10 overall by Colorado Avalanche in 2016 NHL draft

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Terry Frei) — The Avalanche Friday night claimed 5-11, 190-pound center Tyson Jost of the Penticton Vees of the British Columbia Hockey League with the 10th pick of the NHL draft at the First Niagara Center in...
  • 6 days ago

Avalanche Selects Jost In First Round

NHL.com BUFFALO, N.Y.—The Colorado Avalanche Hockey Club selected forward Tyson Jost (JOE-st) with the 10th overall pick in the first round of the 2016 NHL Draft held tonight at First Niagara Center in...
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The Draft Is The Scouts' Day

NHL.com BUFFALO, N.Y.—The NHL Draft is the day that Colorado Avalanche director of amateur scouting Alan Hepple and the rest of the team's scouts live for. This is their Stanley Cup Final, Super Bowl and...
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Blog Articles

NHL free agency has begun, will Colorado Avalanche land impact player?

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Mike Chambers) — The Avs seem to pull the trigger on deals they say won't happen, so Joe Sakic's continuous stance on free agency -- which began at 10 a.m. Friday -- doesn't  mean the Avs won't land a special...
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GDT: Free Agent Frenzy 7/1/16

Mile High Hockey (earl06) — Contrary to the vigorous participation the Avs had last year, we shouldn’t see many significant moves today. There are a few holes to fill on the NHL roster and vast stretches of nothingness in...
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Colorado Avalanche: News From Around the NHL July 1st, 2016, 2016

Mile High Hockey (Sandie Gauthier) — Happy Canada Day! The day is sometimes known as Free Agency Day. Let's hope the Avs have great success today. Josh Anderson: Swept up by the Avalanche. [ Cowichan Valley Citizen ] Brendan...
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Colorado Avalanche: News From Around the NHL June 30th, 2016

Mile High Hockey (Sandie Gauthier) — Taylor Hall trade announced, gloom and thunder follows. [ CBC ] Canucks fined $50K for GM's comments about Stamkos and Subban. [ CBC ] Habs trade P.K. Subban to Nashville for Shea Weber. [...
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MHH Podcast: Joest? Yost? (2016 Post-Draft Pre-UFA)

Mile High Hockey (StephHouse) — Steph, earl06, and Ryan Murphy look at the Avalanche draft selections, who was qualified among RFAs (and wasn't), roster openings, free agency targets, and more! We recorded on Tuesday,...
  • 2 days ago
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Colorado Avalanche likely enters free agency on sideline

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Mike Chambers) — The Avs are more than $20 million under the salary cap and Sakic can change his mind in going for a big name or two to fill up at least three big-league roster spots.
  • 2 days ago
  • Hits: 1

Butch Mousseau’s widow is a champion at Dawg Bowl VI

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Mike Chambers) — Macaire Mousseau, widow of iconic local hockey referee Butch Mousseau, was the grand recipient/winner in Dawg Nation Hockey Foundation's sixth annual Dawg Bowl.
  • 2 days ago
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Colorado Avalanche: News From Around the NHL June 29th, 2016

Mile High Hockey (Sandie Gauthier) — Brad Stuart placed on waivers by Colorado Avalanche, says source. [ Mercury News ] NHL notes: Milan Lucic to the Oilers? [ CBC ] The day the Eric Lindros trade tree died. [ Broad Street Hockey ]...
  • 2 days ago
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Colorado Avalanche: News From Around the NHL June 28th, 2016

Mile High Hockey (Sandie Gauthier) — Top 10 free agents from Metropolitan Division. [ NHL ] Steven Stamkos and 6 other UFAs to keep an eye on. [ Toronto Sun ] NHL Draft report card for every team. [ Puck Daddy ] Eric Lindros leads...
  • 3 days ago
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Avalanche first-round draft pick Tyson Jost gets his first look at Denver

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Terry Frei) — Although Avalanche first-round draft choice Tyson Jost considered attending the University of Denver before deciding on North Dakota, the 18-year-old center was seeing the Mile High City for the...
  • 3 days ago
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Avalanche to buy out veteran Brad Stuart and get younger defensively

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Mike Chambers) — The Avs don't plan to sign a marquee free agent defensemen beginning Friday
  • 4 days ago
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NCAA or major junior? That is the question … and Avs’ latest picks are from both

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Terry Frei) — The Avalanche will introduce its 2016 first-round draft choice, University of North Dakota-bound center Tyson Jost, Monday afternoon in the team's dressing room at the Pepsi Center.
  • 4 days ago
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Prospect Watch: Laying out the Grid

Mile High Hockey (earl06) — Now that the dust has settled from the 2016 Amateur Draft we can put aside emotions, take a rational look at what the Avs did and start putting together a picture of how these fellows fit into...
  • 4 days ago

Colorado Avalanche: News From Around the NHL June 27th, 2016

Mile High Hockey (Sandie Gauthier) — Ray Bourque, former NHLer, arrested on drunk driving charge after getting in an accident. [ CBC ] Hockey Hall of Fame wait list has shot at glory. [ The Star ] Paying for an NHL-ready arena only...
  • 4 days ago
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On draft day, Avalanche sends Nick Holden to Rangers

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Terry Frei, Mike Chambers) — Shortly after the conclusion of the NHL draft Saturday in Buffalo, the Avalanche announced it had sent defenseman Nick Holden to the New York Rangers for a fourth-round choice in 2017.
  • 6 days ago

Avalanche Trade Nick Holden to New York Rangers

Mile High Hockey (earl06) — Craig Custance from ESPN is reporting that the Avs have traded defenseman Nick Holden to the Rangers for a 4th round pick in 2017. Not quite the 3rd rounder we need but it'll do. Holden's tenure...
  • 6 days ago
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2016 NHL Draft: Avs Pick Travis Barron in the 7th Round

Mile High Hockey (earl06) — The Colorado Avalanche have selected Travis Barron from the Ottawa 67s with the 191st pick in the 7th round. Barron is a 6'1 187# left winger who racked up some decent numbers in the OHL last year...
  • 6 days ago
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Avs pick Nathan Clurman at #161

Mile High Hockey (earl06) — The Colorado Avalanche have drafted Nathan Clurman from Culver Military Academy with the 161st pick in the 6th round. Clurman is a 6'2 198# defenseman committed to to go to Notre Dame along with...
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2016 NHL Draft: Colorado Avalanche Select Adam Werner No. 131

Mile High Hockey (Ryan Murphy) — A little short on goalie depth, the Avs select Swedish goalkeeper Adam Werner to fill the pipeline. When Reto Berra was traded this week, the Colorado Avalanche goalie depth suddenly...
  • 6 days ago

2016 NHL Draft: Colorado Avalanche Select Josh Anderson

Mile High Hockey (Ryan Murphy) — In a fast and furious 3rd Round, the Avs take their first defenseman of the 2016 draft. All throughout the internet this morning, the loudest of voices rang out in unison: "The Avalanche ...
  • 6 days ago
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