2:59 AM EDT, Thu October 22, 2020
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Does Devon Toews give the Avalanche the best blueline in the West?

Does Devon Toews give the Avalanche the best blueline in the West?

Photo by Bruce Bennett/ GM Joe Sakic gave up two 2nd round picks for the former-Islanders defender. Is he worth the investment? If you take out the absurd amount of injuries suffered by the Colorado Avalanche during the playoff-bubble, the one aspect of play that stood out to most fans was the inability to shut down Dallas’ offense in key moments. Coming into the series, Dallas was known for their ability to keep pucks out of the net. The Stars finished the season with the fourth ranked defense and an offense in the bottom quarter of the NHL. After the series, players like Joel...
The Denver Post Oct 20, 2020
Pittsburgh’s Brandon Saad, Avalanche’s new forward, was born into a Stanley Cup environment

Pittsburgh’s Brandon Saad, Avalanche’s new forward, was born into a Stanley Cup environment

New Avalanche winger Brandon Saad is of Syrian descent and might not have become a hockey player if the Pittsburgh Penguins weren't winning championships in the early 1990s.
Mile High Hockey Oct 20, 2020
World Junior schedule gives a more clear timeline for Avalanche prospects to get back on the ice

World Junior schedule gives a more clear timeline for Avalanche prospects to get back on the ice

Photo by Dustin Bradford/Icon Sportswire via Bowen Byram will be a key member of Team Canada at the 2021 World Junior Hockey Championship While uncertainty still clouds the North American hockey landscape, Monday evening’s announcement of the schedule for the 2021 World Junior Hockey Championship gives us some clarity as to when we will see some top prospects back on the ice. Like the NHL playoffs, this year’s World Juniors are going to be played in a bubble in Edmonton and will begin on Christmas Day. With major junior and NCAA hockey schedules in flux, the World Juniors will be...
The Denver Post Oct 19, 2020
Avalanche re-signs Tyson Jost to one-year deal, closing in on salary cap

Avalanche re-signs Tyson Jost to one-year deal, closing in on salary cap

The Avalanche and forward Tyson Jost have agreed to a one-year contract that sets the 2016 first-round draft pick up to be a restricted free agent again after next season. The deal is worth $874,125, according to CapFriendly.com.
Mile High Hockey Oct 19, 2020
Tyson Jost re-signed for one year by Colorado Avalanche

Tyson Jost re-signed for one year by Colorado Avalanche

Photo by Dave Sandford/NHLI via Without many options Jost just accepted his qualifying offer In a bit of late Sunday night housekeeping it was revealed by Cap Friendly that Tyson Jost had accepted his qualifying offer on the date of expiration, although teams almost always keep the offer open. The Colorado Avalanche forward was in a tough position without any arbitration rights and not a whole lot of leverage in a tough market. Jost does get the upgrade to a one-way contract and a little security for the coming season. F Tyson JostColorado #Avalanche 1 year / 1 wayNHL: $874,125*...