3 Avalanche Players Primed for a Breakout in 2019-20

3 Avalanche Players Primed for a Breakout in 2019-20

September 13th, 2019 Now, first things first. The easy choice for this would be everyone's new favourite, Cale Makar. After the small glimpse we got of him in the Colorado Avalanche's playoff run last season, it’s pretty clear he has the potential to be a dynamic game-changer on the back end come his first...
Avalanche's Rantanen in Finland with No Deal Imminent

Avalanche's Rantanen in Finland with No Deal Imminent

September 13th, 2019 DENVER — Gabriel Landeskog and Nathan MacKinnon have a spot open on their top line. For the moment, anyway, until things are resolved with their third dimension, Mikko Rantanen. The Colorado Avalanche are about to open training camp and Rantanen remain...

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September 6th, 2019
NHL Rumors

In today's NHL rumor rundown, there is news out of Boston where the Bruins and defenseman Torey Krug haven't spoken about an extension, Mikko Rantanen says he won't play anywhere but the NHL and hopefully the Colorado Avalanche, and the Pittsburgh Penguins likely won't make a cap-clearing trade as previously rumored. Krug and Bruins Haven't Talked Extension When asked about whether or not Torey Krug has spoken with the Boston Bruins about extending his current contract which ends after this coming season, Krug said talks have been "non-existent". Boston Bruins Torey Krug (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson, File) Mike Zeisberger of NHL.com quotes Krug, “Nope, nothing. Maybe a little surprise nothing has been talked about, but I realize that our team is in a different situation.” That different situation is that the Bruins still need to get Charlie McAvoy and Brandon Carlo signed and Krug knows that is the priority right now. "I understand we have two guys who need to be...