With training camp getting under way next week, here is a look at the Colorado Avalanche prospects most likely to make the team or be called up into NHL action at some point during the 2014-15 season. These players have the opportunity to force Avalanche management to make a tough decision and keep them on the opening night roster by having an extraordinary training camp and preseason...
In the first edition of my Colorado Avalanche prospect profile series, I’ll take a look at up-and-coming center Joey Hishon.
Hometown: Stratford, Ontario
Age: 22 ~Position: Center
Height: 5-foot-10 ~Weight: 175
Draft: 1st round, 17th overall in 2010 NHL Entry Draft
+ Speed, Hands, Playmaking Ability, Hockey IQ
- Size, Strength, Durability
In one of the cooler stories to come from the opening playoff round, Colorado will give ’10 first-rounder Joey Hishon his NHL debut on Thursday in Game 4 of its series against the Wild.
Avs head coach Patrick Roy confirmed the move on Thursday, explaining that Hishon will play on the fourth line but will also see time on one of the club’s power-play units. Colorado is just 1...
By Sarah Jamieson, Special to WFNY
Three unanswered goals allowed the Lake Erie Monsters (4-4-0-0) to a record a 3-1 road victory over the Abbotsford Heat (4-4-0-1) on Saturday night. Center Joey Hishon scored for the second straight game, netting the eventual game-winning goal in the second period. Monsters center Mark Olver registered three assists in the victory for, who...