The Colorado Avalanche placed defenseman Brad Stuart on waivers Tuesday, with the intention of buying out his contract, according to general manager Joe Sakic in the Denver Post. The 36-year-old Stuart is a veteran of 16 NHL seasons and was entering the final year of a two-year, $7.2 million deal. But a lingering back injury has limited his ability to play. He found his way into...
Via The Hockey Writers
28 days ago
A person with direct knowledge of the decision has confirmed to The Associated Press that the Colorado Avalanche have placed veteran defenseman Brad Stuart on waivers with the intention of buying out the final year of his contract. The person spoke on the condition of anonymity on Tuesday because the Avalanche have not announced the move. Stuart is a 16-year NHL veteran, who is...
Via Associated Press
29 days ago | Discuss
Tweet +1 Like Share Pin Reddit Acquired in a trade with the San Jose Sharks in the summer of 2014, extended before he ever played a game in burgundy and blue; it appears that...
Via Mile High Sports
29 days ago
Colorado Avalanche defenseman Brad Stuart had to wait 16 games while he sat out with a hamstring injury that he suffered in early November before he finally returned to play in his 1000th career game on Dec. 18 against the Pittsburgh Penguins. Though his numbers don’t jump off the box score, the 35-year-old’s return to the line up has fortified the backend while allowing the...
Colorado Avalanche defenseman Brad Stuart is scheduled to play in his 1,000th regular-season NHL game when the puck drops Thursday night at the CONSOL Energy Center in Pittsburgh. Stuart – a veteran of 15 NHL seasons – will become the 100th defensemen (293rd player overall) in the history of the league to skate in 1,000 games. The 35-year-old will return to the lineup after...
The Colorado Avalanche announced today that the organization made a trade for San Jose Sharks defenseman Brad Stuart. According to the Avalanche, the club has elected to give up two draft picks–a second rounder in 2016 and a sixth rounder in 2017–in return for the 34-year-old defenseman. “The acquisition of Brad helps strengthen our blue line,” said Avalanche executive vice...
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