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Mile High Hockey Jul 7, 2018
Colorado Avalanche bring back Matt Nieto for two more years

Colorado Avalanche bring back Matt Nieto for two more years

The Avalanche re-sign winger Matt Nieto, avoiding arbitration Friday afternoon, the Colorado Avalanche announced that they have re-signed winger Matt Nieteo for two-years and $3.95 million. The contract carries a $1.975 million AAV, nearly twice the amount Nieto made last season. The signing means that the two sides will avoid arbitration and it leaves Patrik Nemeth as the only remaining unsigned RFA. The Avalanche still have $14.7m in cap space for next season, so there is a lot of room to make another move if Joe Sakic feels the urge. After being picked up on waivers from the San Jose...
Mile High Hockey Jul 5, 2018
Today is the deadline for Colorado Avalanche RFAs to file for arbitration

Today is the deadline for Colorado Avalanche RFAs to file for arbitration

The Avalanche have two remaining restricted free agents that are eligible to file for salary arbitration Restricted free agents who are arbitration eligible have until today at 5pm et/3pm mt. to file for the court proceeding, if they wish to do so. The Colorado Avalanche have two players in this situation - Matt Nieto and Patrik Nemeth. Nieto is coming off of a one-year, $1 million dollar contract. The 25-year old winger finished last season with a career high 15 goals in 74 games. As the season went on, he became a solid part of the team’s checking line and will likely be used in a...
Mile High Hockey Jun 26, 2018
Colorado Avalanche extend qualifying offers to RFAs; cut ties with Duncan Siemens

Colorado Avalanche extend qualifying offers to RFAs; cut ties with Duncan Siemens

Avalanche fail to qualify Siemens, making the former 11th overall pick an unrestricted free agent Yesterday was the deadline for NHL teams to extend qualifying offers to their restricted free agents. The Colorado Avalanche decided to extend offers to Matt Nieto, Spencer Martin, Patrik Nemeth, Mason Geertsen and Ryan Graves while deciding to decline the rights of Nail Yakupov, Duncan Siemens, Felix Girard, Jesse Graham, and Reid Petryk. It looks as though the their time iwth the Avalanche has come to an end for both Yakupov and Siemens. After a decent start to last season, Yakupov’s play...

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