4:36 PM EDT, Fri July 25, 2014

Red Deer coach Brent Sutter says Conner Bleackley not ready for NHL

First impressions of Conner Bleackley were extremely impressive. He carries himself like Gabe Landeskog, the NHL’s youngest captain, and I was wondering if his maturity and size would give him a chance to become the fifth Avs draft pick in five years to go straight to the NHL. Matt Duchene and Ryan O’Reilly did it […]
Denver Post Jun 30, 2014
Humble and hungry, Conner Bleackley a perfect fit for Avs

Humble and hungry, Conner Bleackley a perfect fit for Avs

Like top playmaker Matt Duchene, Bleackley's favorite team growing up was Colorado, and his idol was Joe Sakic. And similar to captain Gabe Landeskog, Bleackley's glowing off-ice traits are his character and confidence.

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