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Why Moving Bigras to AHL Makes Sense

Late last week, the Colorado Avalanche announced they would be sending down highly-touted prospect Chris Bigras to the team’s American Hockey League affiliate, the San Antonio Rampage. After a fairly impressive preseason that saw Bigras provide a stable presence on the Avs’ backend, it seemed a peculiar move that Bigras found himself heading back to San Antonio. On a team that...
Via The Hockey Writers
October 12, 2016

Bigras, Compher and Lindholm reassigned to the San Antonio Rampage

Tweet +1 Like Share Pin Reddit On Thursday, the Colorado Avalanche hit the links for their annual Charity Golf Classic.  They may have seemed a bit chipper whilst chipping...
Via Mile High Sports
October 06, 2016

Colorado Avalanche sends J.T. Compher, Chris Bigras, Anton Lindholm to minors

The Avalanche reassigned 21-year-olds J.T. Compher, Chris Bigras and Anton Lindholm to San Antonio of the American Hockey League on Thursday afternoon, trimming its preseason roster to 27. Three more cuts must take place heading into the Avs’ Oct. 15 opener against Dallas. Colorado is now carrying 17 forwards, eight defensemen and two goalies. They will enter the season with 14...
Via The Denver Post
October 06, 2016

WATCH: NHL rookies have mixed results when learning how to figure skate

At the NHL rookie showcase, trading card company Upper Deck decided to bring some figure skaters along to spice things up. The results are a hilarious video featuring future  and current NHLers trying their absolute best at another ice-related sport. There’s some great stuff here. Vancouver Canucks forward Jake Virtanen is absolutely delighted when New Jersey Devils defenseman...
Via The Comeback
January 20, 2016  |  Discuss

Avs waive Guenin, recall Zadorov and Bigras, place Johnson on IR

  In a surprising move, the Colorado Avalanche have placed Nate Guenin on waivers and recalled Nikita Zadorov and Chris Bigras from the San Antonio Rampage. Erik Johnson, who suffered a knee injury in the Los Angeles Kings game, has been placed on injured reserve, ostensibly to create room on the roster for Zadorov or Bigras. Should Guenin clear waivers, expect him to report...
Via BSN Denver
January 13, 2016  |  Discuss

LISTEN: Between Shifts in San Antonio – Chris Bigras Interview

  This week, we caught up with rookie defenseman Chris Bigras who is having an impressive debut season with the San Antonio Rampage. Bigras opens up about being paired with Mat Clark, what it’s like to play on your off-side as a defenseman, and the impact Adam Foote and Brett Clark have had on his development. He also gives us a peek into the charity work he and his teammates...
Via BSN Denver
December 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Colorado Avalanche Rookie Camp Day 3 Recap with Interview

  The Colorado Avalanche concluded their Rookie Camp with a physical, high energy day three.  To conclude camp, the Avalanche put players through a series of game-situation drills including 5-on-5, 4-on-4, and 3-on-3 scrimmages.  Now – The Good, The Bad, and The Mixed Bag. The Good Chris Bigras Chris Bigras has always been at his best through the neutral zone and on a day...
Via BSN Denver
September 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Top 25 Avalanche Under 25: #6 Chris Bigras

  Coming in at #6 on our Top 25 Avalanche Under 25 countdown is defenseman and top prospect Chris Bigras.  Bigras edges out #7 Calvin Pickard, #8 Joey Hishon, and #9 Stefan Elliott to take the title of best Avalanche prospect not regularly playing in the NHL. Our BSN Avalanche writers unanimously ranked Chris Bigras 6th overall for Avalanche players under 25 years old. Who is Chris...
Via BSN Denver
May 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Avs’ prospect Bigras named first team OHL All-Star

Colorado Avalanche prospect Chris Bigras was among six players selected as first team Ontario Hockey League All-Stars on Wednesday. The offensive defenseman torched the OHL to the tune of 20 goals and 51 assists for 71 points in 62 games with the Owen Sound Attack last season. He added three points in five postseason games. 1st Team #OHL All-Stars: McDavid, Domi, Marner, DeAngelo...
Via Mile High Sports
May 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Watch: Chris Bigras talks from Avs camp

Colorado Avalanche development camp is underway and all of the young players you can imagine are in town to meet with their proud club. While there are no on-ice activities scheduled, the prospective skaters are still getting the professional hockey player treatment. Avalanche defenseman-in-waiting Chris Bigras managed to take some time in between workout sessions, nutrition lessons...
Via Mile High Sports
July 08, 2014  |  Discuss

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