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Colorado Avalanche defenseman Ryan O’Byrne blocked a shot with his knee Tuesday against the San Jose Sharks and the result was not a pretty sight. O’Byrne tweeted a picture of his knee the day after and the damage was evident. His knee actually looks liked it birthed a second kneecap. Blocked shot off the knee last night in San Jose….. twitter.com/ryanobyrne84/s… — Ryan O’Byrne (@ryanobyrne84) February 27, 2013 No word on if or how long he will be sidelined due to this injury, but knowing hockey players, he probably won’t be out long. [@RyanObyrne84] Article found on: Cosby Sweaters
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Ryan O'Reilly and the Colorado Avalanche were unable to reach a deal for more than a month.
A few hours after he signed an offer sheet with Calgary, the restricted free agent was back with the Avalanche.
The Flames announced earlier Thursday that they had signed O'Reilly to a multiyear offer sheet. Colorado had a week to match it, but did so by the end of the day.
Ryan O’Reilly‘s contract negotiations with the Colorado Avalanche have come to an end, thanks to the Calgary Flames.
The Avs have matched the offer sheet that O’Reilly signed with the Flames, according to the team. That means the 22-year-old forward will make $10 million over this season and next, with $3.5 coming in 2013 and then $6.5 million in the 2013-14 season.
Gabriel Landeskog had a goal and two assists, and the Colorado Avalanche scored three times in the third period to rally past the Calgary Flames 5-4 on Thursday night.
Matt Duchene and Paul Stastny each had a goal and an assist for Colorado, which improved to 6-2-1 at home.
The game had added intrigue when it was announced before the opening faceoff that the Flames had signed restricted...
The last significant free agent to sign this season is Ryan O'Reilly. He was a restricted free agent this summer. He was unable to come to a deal with the Colorado Avalanche. After a 55 point third NHL season at age 21, he looked poised to become a star in the NHL. Potentially he could be worth a lot to his team but that potential is yet to be fully realized in the NHL...
Despite a winless road trip, the Colorado Avalanche remain positive they can carry over the progress they made into their brief stop at home.
The Calgary Flames, meanwhile, know they need a much better effort than their last time out.
Colorado hopes to have Matt Duchene back from injury as it seeks a fourth consecutive victory over visiting Calgary on Thursday night.
DENVER – The Colorado Avalanche Hockey Club announced tonight that the team has matched the Calgary Flames’ offer sheet for forward Ryan O’Reilly.