Following the NHL’s trade deadline on Monday, the Colorado Avalanche announced that they had called up Joey Hishon from the AHL’s Lake Erie Monsters. The 23-year-old forward will fill a roster spot that was opened by the Avs’ deadline deal that sent Maxime Talbot and Paul Carey to the Boston Bruins.
UPDATE: The #Avs have recalled Joey Hishon from @monstershockey.
With training camp getting under way next week, here is a look at the Colorado Avalanche prospects most likely to make the team or be called up into NHL action at some point during the 2014-15 season. These players have the opportunity to force Avalanche management to make a tough decision and keep them on the opening night roster by having an extraordinary training camp and preseason...
In the first edition of my Colorado Avalanche prospect profile series, I’ll take a look at up-and-coming center Joey Hishon.
Hometown: Stratford, Ontario
Age: 22 ~Position: Center
Height: 5-foot-10 ~Weight: 175
Draft: 1st round, 17th overall in 2010 NHL Entry Draft
+ Speed, Hands, Playmaking Ability, Hockey IQ
- Size, Strength, Durability