September 11th, 2017After trying to live up this his potential in multiple seasons, Mikhail Grigorenko didn't get a qualifying offer from the Colorado Avalanche and became an unrestricted free agent. He is now the top scorer for CSKA Moscow, having scored eight points in seven games so far.
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September 10th, 2017The Colorado Avalanche have had an interesting offseason filled with turnover and turmoil. Most of last season's roster has been sent packing, many younger players have been brought in to fight for roster spots, and two of the most prominent names on the team remain in limbo. Though Joe Sakic has...
The Colorado Avalanche are surprisingly in a bind. Once Nikita Zadorov re-signs with the Avalanche, which seems likely, the team will only have four NHL defenders under contract.
Competition for those last two spots will be fierce. Colorado doesn’t have the strongest defensive squad in the...August 18th, 2017
The Colorado Avalanche's recent history is one of poor decision making and missed opportunities.
As we saw in Part 1 of the Odyssey of Idiocy, the mistakes started early in Colorado's first rebuild. And as Part 2 showed us, those mistakes led to the second.
The 2013 lockout shortened season...August 17th, 2017
In case you missed the news, the Colorado Avalanche were historically bad last year. So bad that the last team to be as bad was an expansion franchise.
You can lay the blame for the Avs bad season on any number of things going wrong. An injury depleted defense that wasn't top-notch even before...August 9th, 2017
After a dismal 2016-17 season, the Colorado Avalanche are in the midst of their third rebuild in 10 years. But who's counting?
It's not like the Avs haven't had the resources to improve. Their various rebuilds have yielded some high draft picks and top-tier NHL talent.
Yet here we are, now...August 7th, 2017
The Colorado Avalanche have played host to some of the best hockey players in the league. During their run of multiple championships, and even beyond, the Avalanche have frequently had a combination of skills that made them one of the most exciting teams to watch. From top to bottom, the Avs lines...August 3rd, 2017
Matt Duchene has been at the center of trade rumors for the past two seasons. The reasons for trading him have been covered so many times that the discussion has become tiresome. Yet, as August approaches, "Mighty Matt" is still a member of the Colorado Avalanche and this might not change before...July 20th, 2017