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Are the Colorado Avalanche too low in Fox’s NHL power rankings?

The Colorado Avalanche got no love from the folks at Fox. In their initial NHL power rankings Colorado is sitting at No. 23. Having finished last in the Central Division this might be expected but Joe Sakic has done a great job this offseason addressing the team’s needs. Colorado signed veteren defensemen Francois Beauchemin to anchor the blue line and moved Ryan O’Reilly for...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Avs players Beauchemin, Iginla have colorful history

Training camp officially started yesterday for the Avalanche, and among the new faces dawning the stylized “A” is defenseman Francois Beauchemin, who was acquired from the Anaheim Ducks over the summer during free agency. A physical presence, Beauchemin has dropped the gloves with many players, and some of his more memorable scuffles involved a player he now calls a teammate...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

Avs nab Beauchemin, Comeau early in free agency

The Colorado Avalanche made a splash in the early minutes of NHL free agency on Wednesday by nabbing defenseman Francois Beauchemin away from the Anaheim Ducks. The club signed the 35-year-old defenseman to a three-year contract worth $13.5 million. Beauchemin reportedly also received a no-movement clause. They also signed forward Blake Comeau away from the Pittsburgh Penguins....
Via Mile High Sports
July 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Colorado Avalanche Sign Francois Beauchemin: 3 Years, $13.5 Million

  A longer-than-expected off-season has seen the Colorado Avalanche state time and time again their desire to add quality left-handed defensemen to the fold and now they have signed one in Francois Beauchemin. The 35-year old Beauchemin departs the Anaheim Ducks, his second stint with the team, after spending parts of the last five seasons there as he has inked a 3-year, $13.5 million...
Via BSN Denver
July 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Rugged Beauchemin leads the corps

Francois Beauchemin knows the Flames in the playoffs all too well.   The veteran defenseman was just a rookie during the 2006 playoffs when his sixth-seeded Anaheim Mighty Ducks took on the third-seeded Calgary Flames in the playoffs, where the Ducks would come out victorious in a seven-game series.    Beauchemin's highlight of the series was when he squared off with Jarome Iginla...
Via Fox Sports
May 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Anaheim Ducks: Dousing the Flames

The Anaheim Ducks will faceoff Thursday night at Honda Center against the Calgary Flames in the second round of the 2015 Stanley Cup Playoffs. The Ducks and Flames have only met once before in the postseason, when the Anaheim Mighty Ducks beat the Flames in seven games in the first round of the 2006 playoffs. The Flames have qualified for the playoffs this year for the first time...
April 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Ducks Injury Update: Beauchemin out 4-6 weeks with a broken finger

Anaheim Ducks defenseman Francois Beauchemin has been diagnosed with a broken finger and will miss four-to-six weeks, according to the Orange County Register. #483566411 / With Beauchemin headed for a long-term absence, the Ducks immediately made a deal to restock on depth defensively, acquiring Eric Brewer from the Tampa Bay Lightning for a 2015 third-round...
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November 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Ducks Injury Update: Beauchemin cleared to play

Francois Beauchemin of the Anaheim Ducks has been cleared by the club to rejoin the team and could be on the ice today in Calgary, according to a tweet made by Eric Stephens of the Orange County Register. #128790546 / The Ducks defenseman fell ill with the mumps virus along with right-winger Corey Perry, who was recently activated off IR. Beauchemin hasn't played...
Via Sports Injury Alert
November 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Francois Beauchemin scores goal with lucky bounce off side boards

Anaheim Ducks forward Francois Beauchemin scored a lucky power play goal on a shot from center ice that took an unusual bounce off the side boards and into the net during the second period of Wednesday night's game against Montreal.Beauchemin shot the puck into the air along the side boards, and Canadiens goalie Dustin Tokarski stepped out of the net to play the puck behind the net...
Via Holdout Sports
March 06, 2014  |  Discuss

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