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CALVIN PICKARD RUMORS

Report: Avalanche sign Pickard to one-year, $850,500 contract

The Colorado Avalanche have signed goaltender Calvin Pickard to a one-year, two-way, $850,500 contract, according to BSN Denver.Pickard, 23, looked really strong for the Avalanche, recording a .932 save percentage and a 2.35 goals against average in his first 16 NHL games of his career.Barring any sort of injury or other matter, Pickard will start out the 2015-16 season with the...
Via Fox Sports
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Calvin Pickard appears to be Avs No. 2

Goalie Calvin Pickard will be in a Colorado Avalanche sweater for at least another year as he awaits his chance to take over the primary duties behind Semyon Varlamov. The team announced Thursday the new agreement with the 23-year-old goalie. Last season Pickard played in 16 games and had a 6-7 record. He also had three OTLs on the season. He made 511 saves for a. 932 SV percentage...
Via Mile High Sports
26 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
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Avalanche Extend Qualifying Offers to Pickard, Grigorenko and 6 More

  Before tackling the July 1st free agency period, the Colorado Avalanche needed to take care of some business in-house, making qualifying offers to a number of their restricted free agents in advance of this afternoon’s qualifying offer deadline. After revealing this weekend that Joey Hishon would be qualified and Jordan Caron would be let go, the Avalanche, according to...
Via BSN Denver
July 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Top 25 Avalanche Under 25: #7 Calvin Pickard

  Calvin Pickard occupies a unique space among the bottom third of our Top 25 Players Under 25. Other than perhaps Dennis Everberg, nobody else in the Top 10 managed to fly quite so far beneath the public’s radar. Pickard was drafted 49th overall in the 2010 NHL draft, but even after he was signed to a three-year deal with the Avalanche, he returned to the WHL’s Seattle Thunderbirds...
Via BSN Denver
May 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Pickard chased early in Avs’ loss to L.A.

The Los Angeles Kings jumped on the Colorado Avalanche early and never took their foot off the gas in a 5-2 win on Tuesday night in Denver. The Avalanche (30-26-11) were without regular starter Semyon Varlamov, who aggravated his groin while making his 22nd consecutive start on Sunday in Minnesota. Calvin Pickard – who was called up from the Lake Erie Monsters for the fifth time...
Via Mile High Sports
March 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Varlamov (groin) out, Pickard to start

The Colorado Avalanche – who are second in the NHL with 366 man games lost to injury – have been hit by the injury bug again. Head coach Patrick Roy announced Tuesday morning that Semyon Varlamov will be held out of Tuesday night’s matchup with the Los Angeles Kings and is day-to-day with a groin injury. Calvin Pickard, who the Avs recalled from the Lake Erie Monsters on Monday...
Via Mile High Sports
March 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Colorado Avalanche: Trade deadline looms

To keep him or to deal him? That is the question facing Joe Sakic and Patrick Roy for the Colorado Avalanche prior to the trade deadline. The Colorado Avalanche are gearing up for a playoff run, and with the clock ticking away until the trade deadline, all eyes are fixed towards Ryan O’Reilly. O’Reilly is currently on a line with Nathan MacKinnon and Gabe Landeskog, a line that...
Via isportsweb.com
February 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Varlamov set to return, Pickard sent back to the minors

Coach Patrick Roy announced Tuesday morning that Semyon Varlamov is set to return from the injured reserve for Thursday’s matchup with the Calgary Flames after missing the last six games with a groin injury. “I had a good practice, but I’ve been skating by myself a lot,” Varlamov said. “So right now I need a good practice with the team. I’m going to get a good practice...
Via Mile High Sports
December 02, 2014  |  Discuss
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