April 14th, 2016 In Avalanche Prospects, Colorado Avalanche, Uncategorized 0 comments

With the Colorado Avalanche out of the playoffs for the second consecutive year, it's always nice to take a look at the prospects coming through the pipeline. In the Avalanche's case, it's a tad bittersweet: while the top five stack up well in comparison to the rest of the league, things get murky beyond that. A handful of top-20 guys not likely...

April 7th, 2016 In Avalanche Management, Colorado Avalanche, Editor's Choice, Long Read 0 comments

The Colorado Avalanche were officially eliminated from any playoff contention after a loss to the Nashville Predators Tuesday night. This loss capped a stretch run that saw the Avalanche go 1-6-0 over their past seven games as they tried to claw their way back into the final playoff position. This will be the second straight season under Patrick...

April 6th, 2016 In Avalanche Transactions, Colorado Avalanche 0 comments

In today's NHL, you don't win the cup without at least three or four things: A true number one center, preferably someone who's up for the Selke, a number one defenseman, and either world beating goaltending or a penalty kill that's tops in at least the playoffs.  Of course depth at every position is usually a requirement as well, but the pieces...

March 27th, 2016 In Colorado Avalanche, Injury Report, News 0 comments

The Colorado Avalanche announced Sunday that star forwards Matt Duchene and Nathan MacKinnon will miss at least another two games with injury. They won't travel with the team as they hit the road for a pair of difficult divisional battles, including Monday's against the Nashville Predators and Tuesday's against the St. Louis Blues. Their...

March 25th, 2016 In Avalanche Prospects, Colorado Avalanche 0 comments

One of the bigger pieces in the Ryan O'Reilly trade, J.T. Compher is currently serving as captain in his junior season at Michigan.  A product of the USA National Team development program, he was selected four times for the United States junior teams (2 U-17, 1 U-18, and one World Juniors). While not having a ton of size (he stands around 5 feet...

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