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Mile High Hockey 2 hours ago
HockeyDB’s Best Players Drafted by Draft Position PART 2: Late-Round Success Stories

HockeyDB’s Best Players Drafted by Draft Position PART 2: Late-Round Success Stories

There’s a lot of Maple Leafs trauma in this one. Sorry? HockeyDB.com has a fun tool called “NHL Best Players Drafted by Draft Position.” This tool lists the players that have the most games played, most goals, most assists, and most points for each draft position in league history. The categories are then subdivided by forwards and defensemen. Goaltenders are judged by games played, save percentage, win percentage, and goals against average. Managing Editor Tom covered the first 100 picks and all the Colorado Avalanche draftees who made the cut. In the top part of the draft, there are...
Mile High Hockey 22 hours ago
How if affects the Avalanche: The Chicago Blackhawks offseason

How if affects the Avalanche: The Chicago Blackhawks offseason

Few teams in the modern-day NHL have managed to achieve the kind of success that the Chicago Blackhawks did from 2009 to 2017. Under the direction of head coach Joel Quenneville, with leaders like Jonathan Toews and Duncan Keith and supporting cast members like Patrick Kane, Marian Hossa, and Corey Crawford, they looked to be absolutely unstoppable. Three Stanley Cups from 2010 to 2015 was a shocking level of elite performance compared to the relative power of the Western Conference. This last year, though, the Blackhawks finally started to fall apart. Maybe it was the exhaustion from all...
Mile High Hockey 22 hours ago
How it affects the Colorado Avalanche: The Chicago Blackhawks offseason

How it affects the Colorado Avalanche: The Chicago Blackhawks offseason

A look at the offseason of another Central Division rival and the impact it has on the Avalanche Few teams in the modern-day NHL have managed to achieve the kind of success that the Chicago Blackhawks did from 2009 to 2017. Under the direction of head coach Joel Quenneville, with leaders like Jonathan Toews and Duncan Keith and supporting cast members like Patrick Kane, Marian Hossa, and Corey Crawford, they looked to be absolutely unstoppable. Three Stanley Cups from 2010 to 2015 was a shocking level of elite performance compared to the relative power of the Western Conference. This last...
The Hockey Writers Jul 18, 2018

Cole Helps Solidify the Avalanche Blue Line

The Colorado Avalanche acquired a surprisingly controversial contract during free agency – Ian Cole. Signed for three years at an annual average of $4.25 million, the 29-year-old left-shooting defenseman should be a solid addition to a Colorado team still developing their young defense. However, the signing raised the hackles of some of the Avalanche fan […] The post Cole Helps Solidify the Avalanche Blue Line appeared first on The Hockey Writers.
The Denver Post Jul 17, 2018

David Oliver, former Avalanche director of player development, joins Rangers’ coaching staff

David Oliver and Greg Brown are joining the New York Rangers as assistant coaches.
Mile High Hockey Jul 17, 2018
Colorado Avalanche sign three restricted free agents to one-year contracts

Colorado Avalanche sign three restricted free agents to one-year contracts

After the three signing the Avalanche stand at 45 contracts for the 2018-19 season The Colorado Avalanche continue to check items off their summer to-do list and announced the signing of three remaining Restricted Free Agents in defensemen Mason Geertsen, Ryan Graves and goaltender Spencer Martin to one-year contracts for the upcoming 2018-19 season. Terms of the contracts were not disclosed but they are believed to be two-way deals within range of their qualifying offers with perhaps a small bump in salary at the AHL level as all three are coming off of their Entry Level Contracts. All...
Mile High Hockey Jul 17, 2018
HockeyDB’s Best Players Drafted by Draft Position: Which Colorado Avalanche players make the list?

HockeyDB’s Best Players Drafted by Draft Position: Which Colorado Avalanche players make the list?

We used HockeyDB’s tool to figure out who ranks best in each draft position for the Colorado Avalanche HockeyDB.com has a fun tool called “NHL Best Players Drafted by Draft Position.” This tool lists the players that have the most games played, most goals, most assists, and most points for each draft position in league history. The categories are then subdivided by forwards and defensemen. Goaltenders are judged by games played, save percentage, win percentage, and goals against average. Our friends at Raw Charge took a look at which Lightning players are on the list. It was a fun...
Sportsnet.ca Jul 16, 2018
Avalanche sign goalie Spencer Martin to one-year contract

Avalanche sign goalie Spencer Martin to one-year contract

The Colorado Avalanche have signed goaltender Spencer Martin to a one-year contract. The post Avalanche sign goalie Spencer Martin to one-year contract appeared first on Sportsnet.ca.
Sportsnet.ca Jul 16, 2018
Defenceman Ryan Graves signs one-year deal with Avalanche

Defenceman Ryan Graves signs one-year deal with Avalanche

Defenceman Ryan Graves has signed a one-year contract with the Colorado Avalanche. The post Avalanche sign goalie Spencer Martin to one-year contract appeared first on Sportsnet.ca.
Sportsnet.ca Jul 16, 2018
Avalanche sign defenceman Mason Geertsen to one-year contract

Avalanche sign defenceman Mason Geertsen to one-year contract

The Colorado Avalanche have re-signed defenceman Mason Geertsen to a one-year contract. The post Avalanche sign goalie Spencer Martin to one-year contract appeared first on Sportsnet.ca.
Colorado Avalanche signs Mason Geertsen, Ryan Graves and Spencer Martin

Colorado Avalanche signs Mason Geertsen, Ryan Graves and Spencer Martin

The Colorado Avalanche on Monday signed one-year contracts with goaltender Spencer Martin and defensemen Mason Geertsen and Ryan Graves.
Mile High Hockey Jul 16, 2018
How does it affect the Colorado Avalanche: the St. Louis Blues offseason

How does it affect the Colorado Avalanche: the St. Louis Blues offseason

A look at the offseason moves from the other teams in the Central Division Through the summer, we are going to take a more in-depth look at the roster moves made by the Colorado Avalanche and what to expect going into the new season. At the same time, we’ve decided to do the same for each of the teams that the Avalanche will be competing with in the Central Division - starting with the St. Louis Blues. After missing out on the playoffs thanks to a loss in that final game against the Avs last April, the Blues have been among the most active teams this summer. The team re-made their depth...
Mile High Hockey Jul 13, 2018
Vladislav Kamenev speaks about preparing for the upcoming season with the Colorado Avalanche

Vladislav Kamenev speaks about preparing for the upcoming season with the Colorado Avalanche

As a key part of the Matt Duchene trade, Vladislav Kamenev hopes to have a big impact on the Avalanche this season Last month, Colorado Avalanche forward Vladislav Kamenev spoke with Russian site Sports Express about his time in Nashville, and how he hopes to contribute to the Avalanche this season. We would like to think Igor from Raw Charge for translating the conversation for us. What was your reaction when the Avalanche traded for Brooks Orpik? This is the person who caused your injury with the big hit. Vladislav Kamenev: Yes, I was surprised. But, they don’t ask players about such...
Mile High Hockey Jul 13, 2018
Friday Flurries: Colorado Eagles season shaping up

Friday Flurries: Colorado Eagles season shaping up

The Avalanche’s AHL affiliate has some more details on next season and the offseason marches on It’s about to hit that point in the offseason where it really is best for everyone if we just put our phones away, delete the NHL app for the next few weeks, and actually spend some time in the sun soaking up the summer. The months between the throes of free agency and the start of training camp really are peak offseason. Players aren’t really getting traded, teams aren’t really releasing news, and even baseball shuts down for a week for the All Star break. Pretty much the only thing on...
The Denver Post Jul 12, 2018

Avalanche name Greg Cronin as coach of AHL affiliate Colorado Eagles

The Colorado Eagles, the new AHL affiliate of the Avalanche, have hired Greg Cronin as the team's head coach.

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