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AVALANCHE RUMORS & GOSSIP

Colorado Avalanche video that will give you chills

The Colorado Avalanche are celebrating 20 years this season (can you believe it’s been that long?!) and obviously they’ve given Denver some incredible memories. Winning a cup in 1996 was one of the greatest moments in Colorado sports history. The new kid in town announced its presence very quickly. Following that up with some incredible runs and another cup in 2001 solidified...
Via Mile High Sports
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Former Flame Sarich eyes return following horrific bicycle accident

Veteran defenseman Cory Sarich is looking to return to the ice after missing all of last season while recovering from injuries sustained in a bicycling accident."I've spoken with a few teams," the 37-year-old Sarich told the Calgary Herald on Tuesday. "That’s been obviously the goal — to try to see if there’s any interest out there. Nothing so far. I’m just going to keep...
Via Fox Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Avalanche take big step toward getting back to hockey

Football is all the buzz in Denver right now, but even though it’s still 90-plus degrees out Colorado Avalanche hockey is way closer than you probably realize. We’re a mere 20 days away from the first game of the new year. Yes, it’ll only be a preseason contest against the Ducks, but it’s at Pepsi Center and the crew is already getting ready to go. Look what went down yesterday...
Via Mile High Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

San Antonio Rampage Season Preview: On the Cusp

  The San Antonio Rampage opening night roster is starting to take shape as depth signings continue to trickle in. While some players are fully expected to start the season in Texas, there are more than a few who will be battling for a spot with the Avalanche on opening night. This week begins a series of articles looking at the Rampage roster and what we should expect for the start...
Via BSN Denver
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Avs 20th Anniversary Top Goalies Poll

2015-16 will mark the Colorado Avalanche’s 20th season in Denver. The team that brought Colorado it’s first major professional sports championship has provided countless great memories through the years, all made possible by some of the greatest players to ever lace ‘em up. Some were all-time greats. Some were local legends. Some had momentary flashes of brilliance. And some...
Via Mile High Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

2015-16 Central Division Preview: Colorado Avalanche

2014-15 record: 39-31-12 (90 points) 7th place in the Central Division, 11th place in the Western Conference Goals For: 219 Goals Against: 227 Power Play: 15.0% (29) Penalty Kill: 84.6% (5) Team Faceoff Pct: 50.8% (14) Key Offseason Moves 2015 Top Draft Pick: Round 1 – Pick 10 – F Mikko Rantanen Additions: Carl Soderberg, […] The post 2015-16 Central Division Preview: Colorado...
Via Committed Indians
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Why Nathan MacKinnon Will Score 30 Goals for the Avalanche Next Season

  The Colorado Avalanche haven’t had a 30-goal scorer in many moons. In fact, no player has hit the 30-goal milestone while playing in burgundy and blue since Joe Sakic and Milan Hejduk both broke the barrier in 2006-07. That season, Joe Sakic also reached 100 points, the last Avalanche player to hit triple digits in overall scoring. Scoring goals has gotten progressively harder...
Via BSN Denver
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Can the Avalanche find a Ryan O'Reilly replacement?

When the Colorado Avalanche sent Ryan O'Reilly to the Buffalo Sabres, that was in no way, shape or form an insignificant loss.O'Reilly finished with 38 assists and 55 points last season, good for second and third, respectively, on the Avalanche.Colorado wanted to keep O'Reilly on the team, but according to G.M. Joe Sakic, the Avalanche simply couldn't meet O'Reilly's contract demands...
Via Fox Sports
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Danny Briere retires after 17-year NHL career

Danny Briere’s long and productive NHL career has come to an end. The 37-year-old forward announced his retirement Monday after 17 seasons in the NHL. He played for the Philadelphia Flyers, Montreal Canadiens, Buffalo Sabres, Arizona Coyotes and Colorado Avalanche. “After taking a few weeks to think about it, it’s time to hang them up and spend a little more time at home...
Via NESN.com
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Colorado Avalanche Signs Calvin Pickard

  The Colorado Avalanche have announced they signed restricted free agent goalie Calvin Pickard to a one-year contract. The contract is a two-way contract worth $850,500 at the NHL level. The 23-year old Pickard had a breakthrough season last year as he made his NHL debut while filling in for injured goaltender Semyon Varlamov and pushing backup Reto Berra to regain his form. Pickard...
Via BSN Denver
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Signing with the Avalanche was easy for Soderberg

When Carl Soderberg was traded to the Colorado Avalanche this offseason, the Avalanche were quickly able to sign the 29-year-old forward.It turns out, according to the Denver Post, Soderberg didn't really want to have to deal with being a free agent, and he was more than happy to quickly sign his five-year, $23.75 million deal.“I was waiting for Boston to come back to me,” Soderberg...
Via Fox Sports
July 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Daniel Briere is on the fence about retiring

Daniel Briere is a man without a contract. At 37, Briere is currently debating whether or not he should return and skate in 2015-16 or hang up his skates and call it a career. Briere has spent time with the Philadelphia Flyers, Montreal Canadiens and the Colorado Avalanche over the last three seasons and his career is now at a crossroads. After struggling with the Avalanche last...
Via Puck Drunk Love
July 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Avalanche planned to replace Ryan O’Reilly with Carl Soderberg

The Ryan O’Reilly saga appeared to be a slow unraveling situation in Colorado leading up to the forward’s trade to Buffalo, but a recent report suggests that everything went according to plan for the Avalanche. As seen over in the Denver Post, the Avalanche reportedly planned to move O’Reilly and replace him with Carl Soderberg. It was really no surprise that O’Reilly and...
Via Puck Drunk Love
July 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Carl Soderberg, Avalanche Agree On Five-Year Deal Worth $23.75M

It didn’t take long for Carl Soderberg to sign on with the Colorado Avalanche. ESPN’s Craig Custance reported Friday morning that Soderberg has signed a five-year contract with the Avalanche. The deal, according to Custance, carries an annual value of $4.75 million, which works out to $23.75 million over the five years. The Boston Bruins traded Soderberg’s rights to Colorado...
Via NESN.com
June 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Avalanche GM Joe Sakic Still Wants To Sign Forward Ryan O’Reilly

DENVER — Colorado Avalanche general manager Joe Sakic says it’s still his desire to sign Ryan O’Reilly to a long-term contract before the start of next season. In a conference call with reporters Thursday, Sakic said he’s not out to trade his star center. He praised O’Reilly, saying: “I like Ryan a lot. He is a very valuable player. He’s part of our core and yeah, my...
Via NESN.com
June 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Avalanche not expected to re-sign Jan Hejda and Ryan Wilson

The Colorado Avalanche will likely have a new look on defense next season. Erik Johnson and Tyson Barrie will again be the face of the team’s defense, but it appears that Jan Hejda and Ryan Wilson won’t be returning. The Denver Post reports that the Avs likely won’t re-sign either Hejda or Wilson and will allow the duo to hit free agency. Coach Patrick Roy has often said...
Via Puck Drunk Love
June 07, 2015  |  Discuss
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