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...

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...

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