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The Colorado Avalanche Hockey Club announced today that the team has reduced its roster to 26 players (23 active).
The Avalanche today reassigned defenseman Stefan Elliott to Lake Erie of the American Hockey League. The club also placed t...
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Very bad. Very, very bad decision to by Avs brass in sending defenseman Stefan Elliott to Lake Erie.
As noted before, there are some complications in play here, with Kyle Cumiskey being on injured reserve. Can anyone seriously give me a good argument why Cumiskey should be on this team instead of Elliott at this point?
But Cumiskey can’t be sent anywhere because...
10: Joe Sakic – Colorado Avalanche – Although being a veteran player, whose prime was definitely in the 90′s, there is still no way Sakic can be denied a spot [...]
On the day the Avalanche finalized its opening-night roster, the captain of the team remained undecided. As he previously stated, Avs coach Joe Sacco on Wednesday said forwards Milan Hejduk and Paul Stastny will wear an "A" patch on their sweaters as alternate captains.
Update: The final cut is Elliott so the poll should be, who should have been cut
As we are coming down to the deadline for teams to finalize the roster, the Avalanche currently has one more cut to make.
With forwards Brandon Yip, Mark Olver and defenseman Kyle Cumiskey starting the season on IR, the Avalanche still have to make one cut. The only question is who.
Robert Laberge, AllsportQuebec rookie Peter Forsberg passes the puck against the Washington Capitals in Quebec City in 1995.
The Avalanche selected winger Gabriel Landeskog with the No. 2 pick in the 2011 NHL draft — and with high expectations. We’ll have to wait to see if he becomes a star in the league.
But the Avs have done well in their past with rookies. So, what were the...
The Avalanche today reduced its roster to the regular-season maximum of 23 players by reassigning defenseman Stefan Elliott and putting Kyle Cumiskey, Brandon Yip and Mark Olver on injured reserve.
Few 20-year-olds play hockey as well as Matt Duchene, and good luck finding someone that age as diplomatic as the Avalanche center.
Complete player capsules for the 2011-12 Colorado Avalanche season.