May 24th, 2016 In Colorado Avalanche, News 0 comments

The Colorado Avalanche announced Tuesday that the team has signed Swedish blue liner Anton Lindholm to a three-year, entry-level contract. The Avalanche selected Lindholm with the 144th overall pick at the 2014 NHL Entry Draft, and weren't far away from losing his draft rights before locking him up with this contract. Born in Skelleftea,...

May 16th, 2016 In Arizona Coyotes, Colorado Avalanche, Dallas Stars, Edmonton Oilers 0 comments

Colorado's Tyson Barrie is a restricted free agent this summer. At $2.6 million last season, he was a steal, posting positive relative possession marks for the fourth straight year despite seeing his zone starts start to shift back toward the defensive zone more than in any other year. He also ranked 13th among all NHL defensemen in points (49)...

May 10th, 2016 In Colorado Avalanche, NHL Entry Draft 0 comments

The Colorado Avalanche will be selecting at 10th overall at this year's NHL Draft for the second year in a row. While there is definitely a significant drop in talent level after the top three players, there should still be a few very intriguing options for the Avalanche to look at. The Avalanche pipeline needs help in a few different places; the...

May 8th, 2016 In Avalanche Transactions, Colorado Avalanche 0 comments

The Colorado Avalanche desperately need to improve their defense. That is what is being trumpeted from anybody and everybody that covers the Avalanche, and for good reason. Another issue that the Avalanche have had the last couple of seasons that doesn't get nearly as much play is scoring. Yes, scoring is a problem for the Avalanche. Scoring...

April 30th, 2016 In Avalanche Prospects, Colorado Avalanche 0 comments

Before Mikko Rantanen had even suited up for the Colorado Avalanche, there was quite a lot of hype surrounding the number 10 overall selection in last year's draft.  How could Colorado Avalanche fans not be excited about a 6-foot-3 playmaking winger who had led Finland at the World Juniors with four goals?  The prospect of him playing alongside...

April 20th, 2016 In Colorado Avalanche, Edmonton Oilers 0 comments

It is no secret the Edmonton Oilers will be looking to give their roster a new look over the coming months. While the organization could go in any number of directions when it comes to addressing their lineup, a potential swap with the Colorado Avalanche could be something worth exploring. With defenceman Tyson Barrie about to receive a massive...

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