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Colorado Avalanche Top 4 Prospects 2017

Colorado Avalanche Top 4 Prospects 2017

July 13th, 2017 The Colorado Avalanche are just now restocking prospects into their organization. Recent drafts have been above average for the team. The fairly new Director of Amateur Scouting Alan Hepple has done an admirable job since taking the reigns. Hepple and his team of scouts are responsible for finding...
Nail Yakupov’s Last Chance to Earn an NHL Career

Nail Yakupov’s Last Chance to Earn an NHL Career

July 10th, 2017 When the Colorado Avalanche signed the former 2012 first-overall pick, Nail Yakupov, just under a week ago, I was a little confused. Why would a team who just had the worst season since the Atlanta Thrashers first joined the League, sign a player who’s struggled to make his mark in the NHL?...

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Avalanche Need Depth in Free Agency

After their dismal 48-point season and the fact that Matt Duchene seems likely to be traded during the offseason, it’s clear that the Colorado Avalanche are entering another rebuild. Therefore, the team should avoid making any big splashes when free agency opens up this Saturday, July 1. With... June 29th, 2017

Colorado Avalanche 2017 Draft Grades

The Colorado Avalanche came into the 2017 NHL Draft on a mission to continue building a pipeline so the future looks better than the 48 point disaster that was the 2016-17 season. Continuing their recent trend of good drafts was a key to delivering more hope, but there were more boxes the Avalanche... June 27th, 2017

2017 NHL Draft: Avalanche Pick Cale Makar #4 Overall

With the Fourth Pick in the 2017 NHL Entry Draft, the Colorado Avalanche Have Selected Cale Makar From the Brooks Bandits in the AJHL. About Cale Makar The second defenseman off the board, Cale Makar is one of the more well-rounded players in the entire draft. A solid defender who excels with the... June 23rd, 2017

Avalanche Lose Pickard to Expansion

The Colorado Avalanche emerged from the expansion draft with one less goaltender when the Las Vegas Golden Knights selected Calvin Pickard. He was thrust into the spotlight this year when Semyon Varlamov went down for the season with injuries that required surgery on his hip and groin. Pickard... June 22nd, 2017

Colorado Avalanche Draft Strategy

With the 2017 NHL Entry Draft just around the corner, teams are finalizing their plans. After a 48 point season, the Colorado Avalanche need to deliver a positive draft in many ways. The Avalanche have a chance to show what the new direction of the team is going to be and give the fans a reason to... June 18th, 2017

Colorado Avalanche Expansion Draft Keepers

As you all may or may not know, there's a pretty significant change coming to NHL Hockey. The new expansion team, The Las Vegas Golden Knights, will begin their inaugural season in 2017. This means every team will have to submit player protected lists to Vegas by Saturday, June 17. Some... June 15th, 2017