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Avalanche signs RFAs Gabriel Bourque, Felix Girard, Duncan Siemens

Avalanche signs RFAs Gabriel Bourque, Felix Girard, Duncan Siemens

The Avalanche announced the signings of three of its six qualified restricted free agents Tuesday. Forwards Gabriel Bourque and Felix Girard and defenseman Duncan Siemens each agreed to a one-year, two-way contracts for next season.
Lunch Special: Colorado Avalanche chat with Mike Chambers

Lunch Special: Colorado Avalanche chat with Mike Chambers

The Denver Post's Mike Chambers answers questions from readers about the Colorado Avalanche and DU Pioneers hockey team at noon on Tuesday.
The Hockey Writers Jul 10, 2017

Avalanche Roster Predictions for 2017-18

The 2017-18 season is a year that will offer new dimensions of excitement as the game gets younger, faster and more skilled, along with the addition of a new team, the Vegas Golden Knights. Every fan base is pumped up in early July, and even the Colorado Avalanche faithful have something to look forward to. […]
Denver Post Jul 7, 2017
Colorado Avalanche announce 2 new coaching hires

Colorado Avalanche announce 2 new coaching hires

The  Avalanche hired Ray Bennett as an assistant coach and Jussi Parkkila as a goaltending coach, the team announced Friday.
FOX Sports Jul 4, 2017

Avalanche sign winger Nail Yakupov to 1-year deal

DENVER (AP) The Colorado Avalanche have added another goal-scoring option by signing former No. 1 overall pick Nail Yakupov to a one-year deal.
Avalanche sign forward Nail Yakupov to one-year deal

Avalanche sign forward Nail Yakupov to one-year deal

The Colorado Avalanche announced the signing of forward Nail Yakupov to a one-year, $875 deal Tuesday.
Edmonton Sun Jul 4, 2017
Ex-Oilers forward Nail Yakupov signs with Colorado Avalanche

Ex-Oilers forward Nail Yakupov signs with Colorado Avalanche

Winger Nail Yakupov, who was taken by the Edmonton Oilers with the No. 1 overall pick at the 2012 NHL Entry Draft, has signed a contract with the Colorado Avalanche.
The Hockey Writers Jul 2, 2017

Avalanche Quiet in Free Agent Frenzy

Free agency is the biggest opportunity for teams to get their rosters squared away for the next season and the Colorado Avalanche have a lot of holes to fill. Since the end of their dismal 2016-17 season, the Avalanche have made it clear they wish to get younger and faster but also stated that they […]
Rebuilding Avalanche counting on unproven youth

Rebuilding Avalanche counting on unproven youth

En route to a club-record low 22 wins and 48 points last season – the NHL’s fewest points since the expansion Atlanta Thrashers opened business with 39 points in 1999-2000 -- the Avalanche was relatively quiet at the March 1 trade deadline and then didn’t acquire any additional draft choices in June, days after losing Canadian World Championship goalie Calvin Pickard to Vegas in the expansion draft.
Avalanche adds forward Colin Wilson, goalie Jonathan Bernier

Avalanche adds forward Colin Wilson, goalie Jonathan Bernier

The Avalanche acquired forward Colin Wilson from the Nashville Predators for a 2019 fourth-round draft pick Saturday, shortly after free agency opened and Colorado signed unrestricted free agent goalie Jonathan Bernier.
Cam Morrison building block for patient Avalanche as free agency begins

Cam Morrison building block for patient Avalanche as free agency begins

Avalanche 2016 second-round draft pick Cam Morrison is an example of why Colorado probably won't make a long-term deal with a high-priced free agent Saturday.
Avalanche signs Swiss forward Sven Andrighetto

Avalanche signs Swiss forward Sven Andrighetto

The Avalanche on Wednesday signed the first of its seven qualified restricted free agents, locking up Swiss forward Sven Andrighetto,to a two-year contract worth $2.8 million.
FOX Sports Jun 28, 2017

Avalanche agree to 2-year deal with Sven Andrighetto

DENVER (AP) The Colorado Avalanche have agreed to a two-year deal with Swiss forward Sven Andrighetto.
Russian center Denis Smirnov hopes to sign with Avalanche after NCAA career

Russian center Denis Smirnov hopes to sign with Avalanche after NCAA career

Denis Smirnov has one of the more interesting player backgrounds at Avalanche development camp. Russian players with NHL pedigree don't typically play NCAA hockey, but the Moscow-born Smirnov landed at Penn State and led the Nittany Lions -- and all freshmen nationally -- in scoring with 47 points (19 goals) last season.
Denver Post Jun 27, 2017
Tyson Jost showing leadership at Avalanche development camp

Tyson Jost showing leadership at Avalanche development camp

Tyson Jost's leadership is on display at Family Sports Center. The 2016 first-round draft pick (10th overall) didn't need to impress the Avalanche brass at development camp. He is all but assured of an NHL opening-night roster spot in October, given that the Avs are rebuilding and Jost is a big part of the plan.

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