August 27th, 2015 In Avalanche History, Colorado Avalanche, Hockey History, Top 10 Lists, Top Stories 0 comments

The Franchise Four. The Mount Rushmore. Four players who tell the story of an organization. In this series I’ll be taking a look at the history of all 30 NHL squads. For criteria, I’m choosing one forward, defenceman, goaltender and a wild card from any position. Since moving from Quebec in 1995, the Colorado Avalanche have won two Stanley...

August 20th, 2015 In Colorado Avalanche 0 comments

When the free agency period opened on July 1 the Colorado Avalanche took care of all of their business in about 45 minutes.  First they signed veteran defenceman Francois Beauchemin followed by depth veteran depth forward Blake Comeau. While the signing of Beauchemin was expected, it was the signing of Comeau that was not as common place to...

August 18th, 2015 In Avalanche Transactions, Colorado Avalanche 0 comments

In the 116 days from the 2015 NHL trade deadline to the first round of the 2015 NHL draft, the Colorado Avalanche cut ties with four players.  All were ranked in the top 16 of the team's point production last season. Two of these players were involved in trades with eastern conference teams and two veterans were not offered contract extensions...

August 17th, 2015 In Colorado Avalanche, Flyers History, News, Philadelphia Flyers, Top Stories 0 comments

In an article at LaDroit, veteran forward Daniel Briere has announced his retirement from hockey. The article, written in French, begins, "I played my last game in the National Hockey League. The time has come for me to announce my retirement." He continues (via Google Translate): It's really not a decision that is taken lightly. I thought...

August 6th, 2015 In Avalanche Transactions, Colorado Avalanche 0 comments

On Thursday, the Colorado Avalanche announced a one year contract extension for 23 year old goaltender Calvin Pickard. Pickard experienced his first NHL action during the 2014-2015 season when he played a total of 16 games. Starting goalie Semyon Varlamov missed action during the season with an injured groin which made normal back-up goalie...

August 6th, 2015 In Avalanche Goaltending, Avalanche Prospects, Avalanche Transactions, Colorado Avalanche, News 0 comments

The Colorado Avalanche have signed goaltender Calvin Pickard to a one-year contract extension, the team announced on Thursday. Details on the contract were not made available by the team and were not initially reported by any outlet. Calvin "Captain" (probably, I hope) Pickard made his NHL debut last season, playing in 16 games with a 6-7-3...

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