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Prospect Q&A: JT Compher

NHL.com The Colorado Avalanche acquired left wing JT Compher from the Buffalo Sabres on June 26, 2015. The 6-foot, 182-pound Illinois native captained the University of Michigan Wolverines during the...
  • 2 days ago

Avs Featured In Nine National TV Games In 2016-17

NHL.com The Colorado Avalanche will be nationally televised in the U.S. nine times this season, according to NBC Sports Group’s 2016-17 broadcast schedule, which was announced Thursday.The Avs will begin...
  • 6 days ago

Mikhail Grigorenko signs with Avalanche, avoids arbitration hearing

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Mike Chambers) — Avalanche forward Mikhail Grigorenko avoided a salary arbitration hearing Friday in Toronto by agreeing to terms with Colorado on a one-year, $1.3 million contract Wednesday.
  • 7 days ago
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Avalanche Agrees To Terms With Grigorenko

NHL.com The Colorado Avalanche Hockey Club announced today that the team has agreed to terms with restricted free-agent forward Mikhail Grigorenko on a one-year contract for the 2016-17 season.Grigorenko,...
  • 7 days ago
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Avalanche signs ECHL agreement with Colorado Eagles

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Mike Chambers) — The Avalanche and Colorado Eagles of the ECHL announced an affiliation agreement Wednesday, allowing the Windsor-based Eagles to carry some Avalanche prospects who don't play for the San Antonio...
  • 7 days ago

Avs 20th Anniversary Team: Paul Stastny

NHL.com ColoradoAvalanche.com profiles the players named to the Avalanche's 20th Anniversary Team.The Stastny name is a popular one in the record book of the Quebec Nordiques and Colorado Avalanche. Peter...
  • 7 days ago

Avs Announce Affiliation With Colorado Eagles

NHL.com WINDSOR, Colo.—The Colorado Eagles announced Wednesday that they've reached an affiliation agreement with the National Hockey League’s Colorado Avalanche. Under the agreement, the Eagles will act...
  • 8 days ago
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Avalanche adds a third on-ice assistant coach

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Mike Chambers) — Former Avalanche defenseman Nolan Pratt, a two-time Stanley Cup champion who served as an assistant coach for the Calder Cup-winning Lake Erie Monsters this past season, has been hired by Colorado...
  • 12 days ago
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Avalanche Adds To Coaching Staff

NHL.com The Colorado Avalanche Hockey Club announced today that the organization has added Nolan Pratt to its coaching staff. Pratt will serve as an assistant coach along with current assistants Tim Army...
  • 12 days ago
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Prospect Q&A: Travis Barron

NHL.com The Colorado Avalanche selected left wing Travis Barron in the seventh round (191st overall) at the 2016 NHL Draft last month. The 6-foot-1, 195-pound forward recently completed his second season...
  • 15 days ago
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Season of Change for San Antonio Rampage

NHL.com In 2015-16, it was a season of change for the San Antonio Rampage as fans in the Alamo City saw many new faces don the silver and black sweater.These new players, who had called Cleveland, Ohio,...
  • 15 days ago
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J.T. Compher is shooting to make the Colorado Avalanche this season

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Terry Frei) — J.T. Compher hasn't played a game for the Avalanche organization, yet he already is part of the ongoing evaluation of the controversial 2015 trade that sent Ryan O'Reilly and Jamie McGinn from...
  • 17 days ago
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Colorado Avalanche development camp comes to a skillful close

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Mike Chambers) — Tyson Jost, 18, scored three times over a 10-minute stretch during the 3-on-3 session. He struck with a wrist shot from the left circle, on an empty net and in a shootout.
  • 18 days ago
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Kickin’ it with Kiz: If Emmanuel Sanders wants top dollar, he’ll have to leave Broncos to get paid

Denver Post (Mark Kiszla) — Sanders is clutch. Sanders is fearless. Sanders deserves top dollar. But if he wants top dollar, I’m afraid Sanders will have to leave Denver as a free agent after the 2016 season to find it in...
  • 18 days ago
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Grueling Development Camp Comes To A Close

NHL.com It was tough.It was hard, grueling work, both mentally and physically.Four days of power skating classes, educational sessions, fitness activities and skills drills.That's what Colorado Avalanche...
  • 19 days ago
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Prospects Improve Skating At Development Camp

NHL.com CENTENNIAL, Colo.—Hockey is a sport meant to be played with a puck. So it might seem a bit strange to be on the ice with just skates and sticks.That was what the Colorado Avalanche prospects were...
  • 19 days ago
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Nathan MacKinnon signs seven-year deal with Colorado Avalanche

Denver Post: All Things Avs (The Denver Post) — Nathan MacKinnon has signed a seven-year contract with the Colorado Avalanche through the 2022-23 season.
  • 19 days ago
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Avalanche Signs MacKinnon To Seven-Year Contract

NHL.com The Colorado Avalanche Hockey Club announced today that the team has signed forward Nathan MacKinnon to a seven-year contract through the 2022-23 season. MacKinnon, 20, is entering his fourth NHL...
  • 19 days ago
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Prospect Q&A: JC Beaudin

NHL.com JC Beaudin was selected by the Colorado Avalanche in the third round (71st overall) of the 2015 NHL Draft. Returning for his second team development camp, the 6-foot-1, 181-pound forward recently...
  • 20 days ago
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Nate Clurman, Avs’ draft pick from Boulder, is headed back to military academy and then Notre Dame

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Terry Frei) — In the Avalanche practice locker room at Family Sports Center on Thursday, Nate Clurman was sitting among development camp players who soon will head back to their North American major junior...
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Blog Articles

Colorado Avalanche: News From Around the NHL July 28th 2016

Mile High Hockey (Sandie Gauthier) — Thanks for the fine folks for covering the Cupcakes while I was away, now back to the regular programming. Cult of Hockey: Will things really work out swell for Barrie & Avs? [ Edmonton...
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No Cakes, Just Cup - NHL News for 7/27/16

Mile High Hockey (earl06) — Good morning all. As far as I know Sandie will be back tomorrow so please enjoy this final cakeless version as it is. Before we get to links I’d just like to mention that we all get to freak out...
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No Cakes, Just Cup - NHL News for 7/26/16

Mile High Hockey (earl06) — Good morning all, sorry Sandie’s not back yet it’s jus’ lil ol me with your daily links. Let’s get to them: Our boy Ben Storm was named captain for St Cloud State for this coming season (s/t to...
  • 2 days ago

Tyson Barrie: You make the case

Mile High Hockey (earl06) — Trying to estimate the components of Tyson Barrie’s next contract is like guessing the number of jellybeans in a jar so let’s try something a little different here. Even though it’s unlikely the...
  • 3 days ago

No Cakes, Just Cup - NHL News for 7/25/16

Mile High Hockey (earl06) — Good morning all. Sandie continues her vacation and the staff continue to try and do justice to all her hard work. Here’s a few fun links to brighten your day: AJ tried his hand at being MC in...
  • 3 days ago

Colorado Avalanche: News From Around the NHL July 22nd, 2016

Mile High Hockey (Ryan Murphy) — If only there an article to summarize the previous day’s best stories. Oh, wait. Here’s one right here! Let’s see here...flour, water, eggs, oil, butter, sugar, vanilla extract. I just know...
  • 6 days ago
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Colorado Avalanche: News From Around the NHL July 21st, 2016

Mile High Hockey (Ryan Murphy) — Things happened, stuff occurred. Read it here! Ok, quiet down you rambunctious band of troglodytes and philistines. Your teacher...er, Head Cupcake-tress, Sandie, is still on vacation from you...
  • 7 days ago

Mikhail Grigorenko signs with the Avalanche for one-year $1.3M

Mile High Hockey (Ryan Murphy) — The young Russian re-signs and gives himself an opportunity to earn a bigger contract after next season. Restricted free agent Mikhail Grigorenko has signed a one-year deal with the...
  • 7 days ago
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Mikhail Grigorenko signs with Avalanche, avoids arbitration hearing

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Mike Chambers) — Avalanche forward Mikhail Grigorenko avoided a salary arbitration hearing Friday in Toronto by agreeing to terms with Colorado on a one-year, $1.3 million contract Wednesday.
  • 7 days ago
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Avalanche signs ECHL agreement with Colorado Eagles

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Mike Chambers) — The Avalanche and Colorado Eagles of the ECHL announced an affiliation agreement Wednesday, allowing the Windsor-based Eagles to carry some Avalanche prospects who don't play for the San Antonio...
  • 7 days ago

Avalanche Announce ECHL Affiliation with Colorado Eagles

Mile High Hockey (Ryan Murphy) — The Avs’ second farm team will now be just up the road. When rumors began circulating about the Colorado Avalanche dissolving their relationship with the Fort Wayne Komets, fans immediately...
  • 8 days ago
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No Cakes, Just Cup - NHL News for 7/20/16

Mile High Hockey (earl06) — Good morning all. While Sandie takes a few days off sans internet, you all are stuck with the rest of the staff for news and views. Let’s get to it: The Komets announced that the long-rumored ...
  • 8 days ago

Colorado Avalanche: News From Around the NHL July 19th, 2016

Mile High Hockey (Sandie Gauthier) — Radim Vrbata in contract discussions with four teams. [ The Hockey Writers ] Beaupre returns while Komets add Cazzola. [ ECHL ] Ottawa Senators trade Mika Zibanejad to New York Rangers for...
  • 9 days ago

Colorado Avalanche: News From Around the NHL July 18th, 2016

Mile High Hockey (Sandie Gauthier) — 2016 Offseason Grades: Colorado Avalanche. [ Arctic Ice Hockey ] Redden to mentor new players, including son of his own mentor. [ The Globe and Mail ] Sidney Crosby says he'll enjoy second...
  • 10 days ago
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Ask Us Anything: Life Edition

Mile High Hockey (misterfish1) — Want to know where we grew up, if we have any tattoos, or if we're just having a good day? Ask us those questions and more! Alright. Yesterday we had an on-topic questionnaire about the...
  • 11 days ago
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Ask Us Anything: Avalanche/Hockey Edition

Mile High Hockey (misterfish1) — Anything you've ever wanted to know from us about the Avalanche and the sport of hockey in general is all fair game. Good afternoon and happy Saturday! My name is Mister Fish one (at least on...
  • 12 days ago
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Duncan Siemens Re-Signs with Colorado

Mile High Hockey (earl06) — According to a couple of our favorite contract-tracking sites, Duncan Siemens has signed what appears to be his qualifying offer from a few weeks ago. QO’s expired yesterday so I don’t know what...
  • 12 days ago
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Avalanche adds a third on-ice assistant coach

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Mike Chambers) — Former Avalanche defenseman Nolan Pratt, a two-time Stanley Cup champion who served as an assistant coach for the Calder Cup-winning Lake Erie Monsters this past season, has been hired by Colorado...
  • 12 days ago
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Avalanche Add Nolan Pratt to Coaching Staff

Mile High Hockey (earl06) — The Avs announced today that former defenseman on the ‘01 Cup team Nolan Pratt will join the coaching staff as an assistant along with Tim Army and Dave Farrish. Pratt was an assistant on the...
  • 12 days ago
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Colorado Avalanche: News From Around the NHL July 15th, 2016

Mile High Hockey (Sandie Gauthier) — The value of a forward with net-front presence. [ TSN ] Tenors' O Canada rendition riles Don Cherry. [ CBC ] Report: Canadiens let analytics consultant go after advising team to keep P.K....
  • 13 days ago
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