August 11th, 2016 In Colorado Avalanche, News 0 comments

The hockey world was collectively shocked Thursday when Patrick Roy announced that he was leaving the Colorado Avalanche. For the last three seasons, Roy served as the team's head coach and Vice President of Hockey Operations. While the decision may have come as a surprise, Avalanche general manager Joe Sakic was quick in calling a press...

August 10th, 2016 In Avalanche Prospects, Colorado Avalanche 0 comments

The Colorado Avalanche system has undergone a complete transformation since Joe Sakic and Patrick Roy first took the reigns. The pipeline used to be devoid of talent you could see playing in the NHL one day; but thanks to some smart drafts and good trading, it appears that there are finally some younger players within the system that could push...

August 7th, 2016 In Anaheim Ducks, Colorado Avalanche 0 comments

A little more than a month ago, TSN's Darren Dreger reported that the Anaheim Ducks and Colorado Avalanche had discussed a potential Gabriel Landeskog-Hampus Lindholm trade. Talks have died down since then but the Ducks are still in the hunt for a left winger with training camp approaching fast. In addition to that, the Avalanche are trapped...

July 31st, 2016 In Colorado Avalanche, News, Top Stories 0 comments

Coming down to the wire, the Colorado Avalanche and Tyson Barrie have agreed to terms on a four-year contract extension. Per Elliotte Friedman, the deal will come with a $5.5 million cap hit. https://twitter.com/FriedgeHNIC/status/759835848007221248 The numbers for Tyson Barrie's arbitration hearing were likely to be released within the hour...

July 23rd, 2016 In Avalanche Management, Colorado Avalanche 0 comments

Arbitration is a word that nobody really likes to hear. Arbitration, in any walk of life, generally means that there is a heated argument of some kind that has the potential to end in awful ways. The worst part about it is that it's almost always avoidable but one or both sides are just being too stubborn to make things work. But is this really...

July 21st, 2016 In Avalanche Transactions, Colorado Avalanche, News 0 comments

The Colorado Avalanche have re-signed restricted free agent forward Mikhail Grigorenko to a one-year contract, according to the team. NEWS: The #Avs have agreed to terms with forward Mikhail Grigorenko. MORE INFO: https://t.co/oO6IamYfhapic.twitter.com/BZi3qDWoaN — Colorado Avalanche (@Avalanche) July 20, 2016 The Russian forward's deal...

July 13th, 2016 In Buffalo Sabres, Colorado Avalanche 0 comments

When Ryan O'Reilly was traded to the Buffalo Sabres in June of 2015, it represented a collective sigh of relief from Colorado Avalanche fans. After two separate contract disputes in 2012 and 2014, the relationship between O'Reilly and the Avalanche had soured, forcing general manager Joe Sakic to trade the disgruntled center instead of losing him...

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