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2017 Avalanche trade deadline primer

2017 Avalanche trade deadline primer

Your comprehensive guide to each Avalanche player and the likelihood they could be dressing in a different uniform next week. The NHL’s March 1st trade deadline is fast-approaching and the Colorado Avalanche, sitting dead-last in the league with a 16-40-3 record, are primed to make some significant changes to the roster in the coming days. Will they trade any of their core players? Can they unload any of their veterans to make room for AHL prospects? Right now, there’s not much clear indication of anything, only rumors and speculation, so let’s go through the NHL-worthy 50-man roster...

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All present and accounted for at Avalanche practice

All present and accounted for at Avalanche practice

All 22 healthy Avalanche players were on the ice Monday morning as Colorado practiced before its flight to Philadelphia, where it will meet the Flyers to open a three-game road trip Tuesday night.
Denver Post 22 hours ago
Tick, tick, tick … the deadline approaches, and Avalanche’s Landeskog and teammates know it

Tick, tick, tick … the deadline approaches, and Avalanche’s Landeskog and teammates know it

The NHL trading deadline is Wednesday at 1 p.m., when the Avalanche will be in Ottawa and, if it sticks to the tentative schedule, will have wrapped up a practice about an hour earlier.
FOX Sports Feb 26, 2017
Jeremy Smith gets first NHL win as Avalanche beat Sabres 5-3

Jeremy Smith gets first NHL win as Avalanche beat Sabres 5-3

DENVER (AP) As the clock ticked down, Colorado Avalanche goalie Jeremy Smith sweated out his first NHL win Saturday night.
Boston Herald Feb 26, 2017
Jeremy Smith gets first NHL win as Avalanche beat Sabres 5-3

Jeremy Smith gets first NHL win as Avalanche beat Sabres 5-3

DENVER — As the clock ticked down, Colorado Avalanche goalie Jeremy Smith sweated out his first NHL win Saturday night.After trimming an early three-goal deficit to one, the Buffalo Sabres made a late push to tie the game. But then Gabriel Landeskog took off on a breakaway and scored his second goal of the night into an empty net with 41 seconds remaining, sealing a 5-3 victory for Smith and the struggling Avalanche.Smith, who finished with 34 saves, watched intently as Landeskog sped down the ice in the final minute."When I saw him get the puck, he's a fast skater, so it was like, I hope...
FOX Sports Feb 26, 2017
Landeskog scores twice, Avalanche beat Sabres 5-3

Landeskog scores twice, Avalanche beat Sabres 5-3

DENVER (AP) Gabriel Landeskog had two goals and an assist, and Jeremy Smith made 34 saves for his first NHL win as the Colorado Avalanche beat the Buffalo Sabres 5-3 on Saturday night.
Jeremy Smith has 34 saves in Avalanche’s win over Sabres

Jeremy Smith has 34 saves in Avalanche’s win over Sabres

This shouldn't change anything, of course, but the Avalanche jumped out to a 3-0 first-period lead on goals from Gabe Landeskog, Mikhail Grigorenko and Tyson Barrie and held on to beat the Buffalo Sabres 5-3 Saturday at the Pepsi Center.
Avalanche Journal: Somebody out there probably was playing his last Colorado home game

Avalanche Journal: Somebody out there probably was playing his last Colorado home game

At the Buffalo-Colorado opening faceoff Saturday night, the NHL trading deadline was 89 hours away.
Frei: It’s amazing that the Avalanche is drawing as well as it is. Yes, “well.”

Frei: It’s amazing that the Avalanche is drawing as well as it is. Yes, “well.”

In a season in which the Avalanche has pulled off very few upsets, this is at least a bit surprising. The hockey team, by far the worst in the NHL, still is outdrawing the Nuggets. Stan Kroenke owns both teams, of course, with his son, Josh, serving as president. The Kroenke portfolio also includes the […]
FOX Sports Feb 24, 2017
Rested Sabres look to ignite surge vs. Avalanche

Rested Sabres look to ignite surge vs. Avalanche

The Buffalo Sabres are rested and ready for a playoff push, and their first stop is in Denver to play the lowly Colorado Avalanche on Saturday night.
Denver Post Feb 24, 2017
Avalanche’s Erik Johnson and Rene Bourque green-lighted to face Sabres

Avalanche’s Erik Johnson and Rene Bourque green-lighted to face Sabres

Defenseman Erik Johnson, out since Dec. 3 after suffering a broken fibula, and winger Rene Bourque, who hasn't played since suffering a head injury on Feb. 1, both said after the Avalanche's Friday practice that they plan to return to the lineup Saturday night against the Buffalo Sabres at the Pepsi Center.
FOX Sports Feb 23, 2017
Forsberg's hat trick helps Predators beat Avalanche 4-2

Forsberg's hat trick helps Predators beat Avalanche 4-2

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Filip Forsberg scored his second straight hat trick, and the Nashville Predators beat the Colorado Avalanche 4-2 Thursday night to sweep the season series between the Central Division teams.
Avalanche can’t overcome Filip Forsberg’s hat trick in loss to Predators

Avalanche can’t overcome Filip Forsberg’s hat trick in loss to Predators

In a game of odd bounces Thursday, the host Nashville Predators fought threw two Avalanche slow-rollers to win 4-2, sweep the five-game season series and increase their winning streak to six over the NHL's worst team -- the first to lose 40 games.
Denver Post Feb 23, 2017
Avalanche goalie Jeremy Smith gets significant start in Nashville

Avalanche goalie Jeremy Smith gets significant start in Nashville

Journeyman goalie Jeremy Smith is approaching the 10-year anniversary of becoming an NHL draft pick.
Avalanche podcast: Music City musings

Avalanche podcast: Music City musings

Avalanche writers Terry Frei and Mike Chambers discuss the season-ending injury to defenseman Nikita Zadorov, the pending return of blue-liner Erik Johnson, the upcoming March 1 trade deadline and the professional future of DU Pioneers captain Will Butcher, the Avalanche draftee.

Avalanche Player News

  • Matt Duchene

    Matt Duchene

    Sens have no interest in trading Cody Ceci - Cody Ceci (D) Ottawa Senators

  • Jarome Iginla

    Jarome Iginla

    Forsberg's hat trick helps Predators beat Avalanche 4-2 The Associated Press

  • Mikko Rantanen

    Mikko Rantanen

    Avalanche drop another at home, lose 2-1 to the Kings

  • Nikita Zadorov

    Nikita Zadorov

    Avalanche place Nikita Zadorov on I/R - Nikita Zadorov (D) Colorado Avalanche

  • Calvin Pickard

    Calvin Pickard

    GDT: Avalanche vs Sabres 2/25/17 - Game #60

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