REPORT: Avalanche, Tyson Barrie nearing arbitration, with long-term deal far away

Tweet +1 Like Share Pin Reddit The Colorado Avalanche are close to reaching arbitration with defenseman Tyson Barrie, sources have told Bleacher Report. Drafted 64th overall...
Via Mile High Sports
1 hour ago

Avalanche sign forward A.J. Greer to ELC

  The Avalanche announced today that the team has signed forward AJ Greer to an entry-level contract. In the 2015 NHL Entry Draft, Greer was Colorado’s second-round pick (39th overall). The pick was part of the Ryan O’Reilly trade with the Buffalo Sabres. Greer began his career in the NCAA system with the Boston University Terriers but moved to the Rouyn-Noranda Huskies of the Quebec...
Via BSN Denver
3 hours ago

Avalanche Signs Joe Colborne

The Colorado Avalanche Hockey Club announced today that the team has signed forward Joe Colborne to a two-year contract through the 2017-18 season. Colborne, 26, set career highs in goals (19), assists (25) and points (44) while appearing in 7...
Via NHL.com
3 hours ago

Avalanche Signs A.J. Greer

The Colorado Avalanche Hockey Club announced today that the team has signed forward AJ Greer to a three-year, entry-level contract. Greer, 19, was Colorado’s second-round choice (39th overall) in the 2015 NHL Draft. He began the 2015-16 sea...
Via NHL.com
3 hours ago

Colorado Avalanche add defenseman Fedor Tyutin on one-year pact

Tweet +1 Like Share Pin Reddit Shortly after announcing the signing of defenseman Patrick Wiercioch, the Colorado Avalanche continued to bolster their blueline on Friday. ...
Via Mile High Sports
3 hours ago

Colorado Avalanche bolster roster by adding a pair of Pioneers

Tweet +1 Like Share Pin Reddit Looking to upgrade their roster, the Colorado Avalanche made a pair of signings as free agency opened on Friday, bringing in a couple of players...
Via Mile High Sports
4 hours ago

BSN Media Podcast: Mike Haynes and his Avalanche dream job

  This week Brandon Krisztal sits down with Colorado Avalanche broadcaster Mike Haynes. Mike Haynes road to success was anything but easy. It took him several steps, and several setbacks to find his way to the Colorado Avalanche. He’s a true testament that if you have a dream, and believe in yourself, you can achieve your goals. I hope you enjoy hearing the twists and turns he...
Via BSN Denver
6 hours ago

Colorado Avalanche: News From Around the NHL July 1st, 2016, 2016

Happy Canada Day! The day is sometimes known as Free Agency Day. Let's hope the Avs have great success today. Josh Anderson: Swept up by the Avalanche. [Cowichan Valley Citizen] Brendan Kelly's What the Puck: P.K. Subban trade worst move by Habs since the Patrick Roy deal. [Montreal Gazette] St. Louis Blues sign Jordan Caron to extension. [The Hockey Writers] Free agency primer...
Via Mile High Hockey
13 hours ago

BSN Avalanche Podcast: Draft recap, restricted and unrestricted free agency plans

  The BSN Avalanche returns this week after a hectic NHL cycle, beginning with last week’s NHL Draft. Hosts J.J. Jerez and AJ Haefele run down what the Colorado Avalanche did on draft day and what it says about the organization moving forward as they drafted so many players who are several years away from helping the NHL club. Next, the guys move along and discuss the big decisions...
Via BSN Denver
1 day ago

Brad Stuart Will Be Bought Out

The Colorado Avalanche placed defenseman Brad Stuart on waivers Tuesday, with the intention of buying out his contract, according to general manager Joe Sakic in the Denver Post. The 36-year-old Stuart is a veteran of 16 NHL seasons and was entering the final year of a two-year, $7.2 million deal. But a lingering back injury has limited his ability to play. He found his way into...
Via The Hockey Writers
2 days ago

Colorado Avalanche: News From Around the NHL June 29th, 2016

Brad Stuart placed on waivers by Colorado Avalanche, says source. [Mercury News] NHL notes: Milan Lucic to the Oilers? [CBC] The day the Eric Lindros trade tree died. [Broad Street Hockey] Ex-Bruins star Ray Bourque pleads not guilty to drunken driving after crash. [Fox News]
Via Mile High Hockey
2 days ago

AP Source: Avalanche place Brad Stuart on waivers

A person with direct knowledge of the decision has confirmed to The Associated Press that the Colorado Avalanche have placed veteran defenseman Brad Stuart on waivers with the intention of buying out the final year of his contract. The person spoke on the condition of anonymity on Tuesday because the Avalanche have not announced the move. Stuart is a 16-year NHL veteran, who is...
Via Associated Press
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Avalanche RFA Contract Projections

Colorado Avalanche defenseman Tyson Barrie and center Nathan Mackinnon are both due new deals as restricted free agents this offseason. While the pair are in slightly different stages of their respective careers, both should expect hefty raises from their previous contracts. Both players are coming off solid campaigns and have become core players for the organization moving forward...
Via The Hockey Writers
3 days ago

Nikita Zadorov claims Sabres don’t want too many Russians

Nikita Zadorov isn’t being quiet about his feelings about the Buffalo Sabres and how he thinks they approach Russian players. Speaking with Russian reporter Slava Malamud, the Colorado Avalanche defenseman told him that while the organization didn’t hate Russians, the Sabres “think there shouldn’t be too many of us on the team.” It’s a bizarre comment for Zadorov to...
Via Puck Drunk Love
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Rangers acquire defenseman Nick Holden from Avalanche

NEW YORK (AP) The New York Rangers have acquired defenseman Nick Holden from the Colorado Avalanche for a fourth-round pick in the 2017 draft. The 29-year-old Holden had six goals and 16 assists and 24 penalty minutes this past season. Holden was second on Colorado in hits and ranked fourth in average ice time this past season. In addition, he was one of five players on Colorado...
Via Associated Press
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Avalanche, onetime GM Greg Sherman part ways

DENVER (AP) Greg Sherman and the Colorado Avalanche have parted ways after the onetime general manager spent two decades with the company. Sherman spent five seasons as general manager of the Avalanche before Joe Sakic's promotion in 2014. Sherman's title was assistant general manager in 2014-15 and senior vice president of business and team operations last season. He also represented...
Via Associated Press
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Colorado Avalanche: Decisions need to be made this offseason

After another rough season for the Colorado Avalanche, fans are left to wonder what General Manager, Joe Sakic can do to help the Avs clinch a spot in the playoffs in the 2016-2017 season. Sakic is known to stay quiet on this kind of thing, but he made several comments before the Av’s last game against the Ducks on April 9th to help settle some concerns focused around the team’s...
Via isportsweb.com
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Avalanche fail to sign two more prospects, proving their 2014 draft was a bust

If the Colorado Avalanche had a time machine, they’d likely want a do-over for the 2014 NHL Draft. Corey Pronman of ESPN.com reports the Avalanche have failed to come to terms with Kitchener right winger Nick Magyar and Val D’Or center Alexis Pepin, two fourth-round picks from the 2014 NHL Draft. The news both is and isn’t surprising. Magyar struggled in his third season...
Via Puck Drunk Love
June 01, 2016  |  Discuss

Avalanche are reportedly waiting for Alex Radulov, but should they?

The Colorado Avalanche are waiting for KHL free agent Alex Radulov, according to fellow Russian Semyon Varlamov. Slava Malamud translated a Sports Express story, which reported Varlamov spoke on Friday that Colorado is waiting for Radulov to make a phone call. “[The Avalanche are] waiting for Radulov. He’ll be one of the leaders there,” Varlamov said in a media scrum...
Via Puck Drunk Love
April 22, 2016  |  Discuss

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