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Mile High Hockey Sep 22, 2022
Five burning questions as training camp begins

Five burning questions as training camp begins

Photo by Dustin Bradford/Icon Sportswire via Defending the Stanley Cup starts now. It was a short summer for the Stanley Cup champion Colorado Avalanche but they’ll take that every year. Despite losing a few players to free agency, there wasn’t much drama and an enormous piece of business got taken care of earlier this week with Nathan MacKinnon’s mega contract extension. The core is in place and the Avalanche hope to begin their quest on a repeat starting with this training camp but there are still a few unanswered questions to watch for as the practices and...
Puck Prose Sep 21, 2022

Avalanche Forward Nathan MacKinnon Makes History With Latest Contract

Nathan MacKinnon is technically still the most underpaid player in the entire NHL. At least he will be until the end of the 2022-23 season when the contract extension he signed with the Colorado Avalanche kicks in. MacKinnon agreed to  a massive eight-year contract with the Avalanche on Sept. 20, 2022. The deal will carry […] Avalanche Forward Nathan MacKinnon Makes History With Latest Contract - Puck Prose - Puck Prose - NHL
Mile High Hockey Sep 20, 2022
Report: Alex Galchenyuk to join Avalanche on PTO

Report: Alex Galchenyuk to join Avalanche on PTO

Photo by Michael Martin/NHLI via There had to be one PTO. While Nathan MacKinnon signing his massive eight-year extension was the news of the day for the Colorado Avalanche, there was a little additional nugget of information on the team’s yet-to-be-released training camp roster from Peter Baugh. The #Avs are signing Alex Galchenyuk to a PTO, per a source. He had 21 points in 60 games with Arizona last season.— Peter Baugh (@Peter_Baugh) September 20, 2022 Alex Galchenyuk, who was the third overall pick in the 2012 NHL Draft, is looking to extend his career...
The Hockey Writers Sep 20, 2022

Avalanche Sign Nathan MacKinnon to 8-Year Contract Extension

The Colorado Avalanche have locked up elite center Nathan MacKinnon to an eight-year contract with a $12.6 million annual average value. MacKinnon Cashes In to Historic Levels With the extension,…
Mile High Hockey Sep 20, 2022
Avalanche sign Nathan MacKinnon to 8-year contract extension

Avalanche sign Nathan MacKinnon to 8-year contract extension

Photo by Matthew Stockman/ The Avs star gets his deal. After a couple days of rumors and hints that Nathan MacKinnon is going to get his deserved contract extension, the news has become official. Announced by the team on Tuesday morning, the Colorado Avalanche have signed MacKinnon to an eight-year, $100.8-million deal that will keep him in Denver through the 2030-31 season. EIGHT MORE FOR NATE THE GREAT!#GoAvsGo pic.twitter.com/BzQmrdIk6w— Colorado Avalanche (@Avalanche) September 20, 2022 The 27-year-old center was set to become an unrestricted free agent next...
Sportsnet.ca Sep 20, 2022
Avalanche make Nathan MacKinnon highest-paid player in NHL

Avalanche make Nathan MacKinnon highest-paid player in NHL

The Colorado Avalanche have signed star forward Nathan MacKinnon to an eight-year extension worth $12.6 million annually, making him the highest-paid player in the NHL when his contract begins in 2023-24. The post NHL appeared first on Sportsnet.ca.
Mile High Hockey Sep 16, 2022
Morning Flurries: MacKinnon “pretty close” on contract extension

Morning Flurries: MacKinnon “pretty close” on contract extension

Photo by Bruce Bennett/ Your daily dose of Avalanche news, along with other interesting stories from around the NHL. All Avalanche: It was a busy day in still technically the last lingering moments of the Colorado Avalanche offseason. First on the agenda was Nathan MacKinnon and Cale Makar partaking in the annual NHL media tour. Nathan MacKinnon grabbed headlines as he discussed the status of his anticipated mega-deal contract extension. He characterized the talks as taking longer than he expected but heading in the right direction and “pretty close” with hopefully...
The Hockey Writers Sep 1, 2022

Nathan MacKinnon’s First 600 Games Sets Him up to Be an All-Time Great

Colorado Avalanche center Nathan MacKinnon played his 600th NHL regular-season game against the Anaheim Ducks on Wednesday night. The 26-year-old was kept off the scoreboard last night, something that has…
Mile High Hockey Aug 27, 2022
Report: Nathan MacKinnon could be made highest-paid player in the NHL

Report: Nathan MacKinnon could be made highest-paid player in the NHL

Photo by AAron Ontiveroz/The Denver Post The boy from Halifax is due for his money and could get it in a big way. Nathan MacKinnon. Speed of a thunderbird, the strength of a thousand men, who is as skillful as a brain surgeon. What else can you say to describe the man who has been arguably the best player in the league and fan-favorite in Colorado? The Mack-Attack will likely be back with the Colorado Avalanche and have a fancy amount of money in his pocket to go with it after his current deal expires at the end of next season. On Thursday, Elliotte Friedman in his...

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