AVALANCHE RUMORS & GOSSIP

Gabe Landeskog and Carl Soderberg back with Avalanche; team trims roster

Before Swedish forwards Gabe Landeskog and Carl Soderberg stepped onto the ice Thursday, the Avalanche announced reassigned seven players to trim the training camp roster to 44. Landeskog and Soderberg rejoined the team after playing in the World Cup of Hockey, where Sweden was eliminated in the semifinals by Team Europe. Center Matt Duchene of Team Canada will play for the WCH gold...
Via The Denver Post
4 hours ago

Avalanche trim seven more players from their preseason roster

Tweet +1 Like Share Pin Reddit The Colorado Avalanche continued to pare down their preseason roster on Thursday, reassigning seven players. Center J.C. Beaudin and defenseman...
Via Mile High Sports
5 hours ago

Colorado Avalanche: News from around the NHL September 29th, 2016

Under Bednar, Avs won’t ‘slow the game down’ like they did with Roy. [NBC Sports] Andrew Shaw faces NHL phone hearing for boarding Capitals player. [CBC] Once feared and dominant, Zdeno Chara's decline apparent at the World Cup of Hockey. [Edmonton Sun] Five things we learned from Canada’s win over Europe at World Cup of Hockey. [The Star] Game 2 of Cup final against...
Via Mile High Hockey
12 hours ago

Gabriel Bourque trying to force Avalanche to keep him

  Trying to make the most of his professional tryout, Gabriel Bourque played his first preseason game in an Avalanche sweater Wednesday night in Colorado’s 4-2 win over Dallas. Having not played a game at the NHL level since November 27, 2015, Bourque was beyond happy to step foot on the Pepsi Center ice in hopes to prove he still has what it takes. “It felt good, it’s been...
Via BSN Denver
17 hours ago

Ben Smith impressing so far in bid to make Colorado Avalanche roster

In San Jose, Smith played six games for the Sharks and 14 for their AHL affiliate, the San Jose Barracuda. Toronto, he played 16 games for the Maple Leafs and five for their farm club, the Toronto Marlies. The Avalanche signed the North Carolina native and former Boston College standout as a free agent on Aug. 16. As one of four skaters to have played in both Colorado exhibition...
Via The Denver Post
17 hours ago

Fedor Tyutin finds new start with Colorado Avalanche

There are worse ways to lose your job. On June 29, the Columbus Blue Jackets — up against the salary cap after signing young defenseman Seth Jones to a six-year extension — bought out the final two years of defenseman Fedor Tyutin’s contract. The veteran Russian was scheduled to make $4.75 million and $4 million those two seasons and, under the terms of the collective bargaining...
Via The Denver Post
18 hours ago

Game Recap: Avalanche shoot down Stars 4-2

In an eerie resemblance to 2015, Colorado turned in a victory despite being seriously out-shot. If we learned anything tonight, it’s that this 2016 Avalanche team still has some 2015 in them. Colorado would win 4-2 tonight for what would appear to be their second solid preseason victory, but this was a different performance entirely—one that probably deserved a loss. Once again...
Via Mile High Hockey
18 hours ago

Colorado Avalanche Roster Cut Tracker

  Keep it locked here for all of your coverage as the Avalanche take their roster from all the way down to 23 by opening night (10/15). We’ll update this page as soon as each cut comes rolling in. ROSTER CUTS D Josh Anderson – Juniors LW Brogan O’Brien – Juniors LW Travis Barron – Juniors LW Jeffrey Truchon-Viel – Juniors RW Jackson Houck – San Antonio C Gustav Olhaver ...
Via BSN Denver
2 days ago

BSN Avalanche Podcast: Training camp review and the future of Duncan Siemens

  The BSN Avalanche Podcast returns today as hosts J.J. Jerez and AJ Haefele get down with a training camp review. They talk systems, standouts, and what to expect. The second segment takes a look at the Burgundy and White Game, what it meant (nothing), and how important it was. In the third and final non-Twitter segment, the guys play an exclusive interview with Duncan Siemens...
Via BSN Denver
3 days ago

Colorado Avalanche reduce roster by 6 in 1st round of cuts

Tweet +1 Like Share Pin Reddit On Monday, following Sunday’s Burgundy/White Game, the Colorado Avalanche made their first cuts.  In total, six players were reassigned....
Via Mile High Sports
3 days ago

Avs start camp under Bednar, put Roy's departure behind them

DENVER (AP) The shock and surprise of Patrick Roy's departure is wearing off. Now it's time to get back to business for the Colorado Avalanche, who open training camp Friday under first-time NHL coach Jared Bednar after Roy's stunning decision to walk away last month. ''Everybody in here liked (Patrick),'' said defenseman Francois Beauchemin, who signed with the Avalanche in July...
Via Associated Press
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Morgan Rielly reacts like every fan watching Team North America

It isn’t up for debate. Team North America is the absolute best part of the World Cup of Hockey. The goal scored by Nathan Mackinnon was sensational, but the reaction from Morgan Rielly may be right up there. Here he is screaming like the young person he is. THIS IS IMPORTANTMorgan Rielly was mic'd up for @TeamNA_WCH's epic OT winner. #WCH2016 pic.twitter.com/ubTteh5Mo2 —...
Via Puck Drunk Love
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Mackinnon scores twice, North America beats Europe 4-0

QUEBEC CITY (AP) Nathan MacKinnon scored on a third-period penalty shot for his second goal of the game in Team North America's 4-0 victory over Team Europe on Thursday night in a World Cup of Hockey exhibition game. MacKinnon, Ryan Nugent-Hopkins and Johnny Gaudreau scored in a 4:43 span of the second period for the team made up of Canadian and U.S players age 23 or under as...
Via Associated Press
20 days ago  |  Discuss
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