Colorado Avalanche

Colorado Avalanche Sign Former Bruins’ Forward to One-Year Deal

Anton Blidh was unhappy with how he was used with the Boston Bruins last season. On Wednesday, the former sixth-round pick decided to try another team. The Colorado Avalanche signed Blidh to a one-year, one-way 750,000 contract for 2022-23. The 27-year-old forward will have a chance to crack the defending Stanley Cup champions’ lineup in […]

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Avalanche Re-Sign Young Defenseman

Despite a pointless season at the NHL level, the reigning Stanley Cup champions are bringing back Keaton Middleton. The Colorado Avalanche re-signed the 6-foot-4, 240-pound defenseman to a one-year deal, announced Thursday. The contract is a two-way deal that pays Middleton $750,000 in the NHL and $100,000 in the minors. The Edmonton native appeared in […]

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Top 5 Free Agents Still Available

Free agency opened on July 13th at noon, and the first day was a frenzy as the league saw many players change teams. Since the opening day, free agency has slowed down, but some talented names are still left on the board of available players. Day one saw Johnny Gaudreau bolt to Columbus, Vincent Trocheck […]

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Capitals sign Darcy Kuemper to five-year-deal

After moving on from Vitek Vanecek and Ilya Samsonov, the Washington Capitals have landed a Stanley Cup-winning goaltender The Capitals have signed Darcy Kuemper to a five-year, $5.25-million AAV deal. Kuemper, 32, led the Avalanche to their first Stanley cup since 2001 this past season, going 10-4. Kuemper missed time on multiple occasions due to […]

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Colorado Avalanche retain Josh Manson, ink defenseman to four-year extension

The Colorado Avalanche have re-signed defenceman Josh Manson to a four-year, $18 million contract extension with an AAV of $4.5 million. The 30-year-old Manson joined the Stanley Cup champion Avalanche from the Anaheim Ducks prior to the trade deadline. He provided eight points in 20 playoff games, including one game-winning goal, to help Colorado claim […]

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Top 10 NHL Free Agents of the 2022 Off-season

With Free agency opening today, July 13th at noon, all the craziness the NHL has seen to this point with the NHL Entry Draft, and all the trades that have been made should continue as some major names around the league gear up to switch teams. While some teams have plenty of cap space to […]

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Patrick Kane to the Avs?

Apparently, winning the Stanley Cup isn’t good enough for the Colorado Avalanche. NHL insider Elliotte Friedman has specifically mentioned the Avalanche as a team who could make a play for the career-long Chicago Blackhawks right winger. The Avs contacted the Blackhawks last year about the availability of Kane. However, at that time, Colorado had less […]

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Brady Stonehouse invited to Avalanche Development Camp

Although he went undrafted in this year’s NHL Draft, one team took notice of Brady Stonehouse. The five-foot-nine, 182-pound forward, who turns 18 on August 6, notched 18 goals, 17 assists and 52 penalty minutes in 68 games this past season with the Ottawa 67s as a rookie in the Ontario Hockey League. That earned […]

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Chris MacFarland promoted to Avalanche GM, Sakic moves to Hockey Operations

After seven years as an assistant GM, Chris MacFarland is the big cheese. The 52-year-old, who previously spent time in the Columbus Blue Jackets organization, has been promoted to GM with the Colorado Avalanche. MacFarland, who originally joined the Blue Jackets in 1999 and served as the club’s manager of hockey operations from 2001-07 and […]

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Opinion: The Avalanche Needed Erik Johnson to Win the Stanley Cup

One of the reasons the Stanley Cup is the best trophy in sports is that instead of being presented to the team’s owner first, it is given to the team’s captain. They get to lift it and all its glory and make the all-important decision of who to hand it to next. For Avalanche Captain […]

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