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MIKKO RANTANEN RUMORS

WATCH: Rantanen and Johnson connect on redirect, give Avalanche lead

Mikko Rantanen fakes the shot and passes it to Erik Johnson who beats Henrik Lundqvist to give the Colorado Avalanche the 1-0 lead over the New York Rangers.
Via SportsNetCanada
January 20, 2018  |  Discuss

WATCH: Avalanche's Rantanen picks the corner with rocket

Mikko Rantanen scored his 11th of the year after he picked the corner with a nice wrister to put the Avalanche on the board against the Coyotes.
Via SportsNetCanada
December 27, 2017  |  Discuss

WATCH: Rantanen Post-Game 2.17.17

Interview with Mikko Rantanen after the Colorado Avalanche at Carolina Hurricanes.
Via YouTube
February 18, 2017  |  Discuss

Avalanche recall Rantanen, as injuries take toll on their top-6

Tweet +1 Like Share Pin Reddit In a tight race for the final playoff spot in the Western Conference, the Colorado Avalanche picked up another two points on Friday; defeating...
Via Mile High Sports
March 19, 2016  |  Discuss

Banged up Avalanche recall Rantanen

  Saturday morning the Colorado Avalanche announced via twitter that they had recalled Mikko Rantanen from the San Antonio Rampage: UPDATE: Mikko Rantanen has been recalled from @sarampage. — Colorado Avalanche (@Avalanche) March 19, 2016 The Avalanche selected Rantanen 10th overall at last year’s NHL Entry Draft.  The Finnish power forward made the Avalanche’s opening [...]
Via BSN Denver
March 19, 2016  |  Discuss

Between Shifts in San Antonio: Mikko Rantanen Interview

  We sat down with Colorado Avalanche 2015 first round draft pick Mikko Rantanen to talk about his time with the Avalanche, his expectations for this season, and his transition to North American hockey. Listen up to find out why Patrick Roy sent him down to play with the Rampage, why he and Ben Street have found early success together, and why he prefers to live on his own in San...
Via BSN Denver
October 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Mikko Rantanen sent to San Antonio despite showing improvement

After playing six games and scoring zero goals and zero assists, 2015 first-round draft pick (No. 10 overall) Mikko Rantanen has been reassigned to San Antonio. Denis Everberg will be taking his place in the roster after having scored three goals and two assists in three games for the Rampage. Rantanen began the year playing on a line with Carl Soderberg and Borna Rendulic. This...
Via Mile High Sports
October 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Mikko Rantanen’s real tryout with the Colorado Avalanche begins Thursday

To the surprise of most, 18-year-old Mikko Rantanen made the Avalanche’s final 23-man roster, for now. Since arriving in Colorado, the 10th overall pick in the 2015 NHL draft has performed well, creating a groundswell of support for the Finnish product. But most hockey experts still think Rantanen is a year or two away from actually contributing at the NHL level. He’ll have nine...
Via Mile High Sports
October 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Avalanche fans: Jump on the Mikko Rantanen bandwagon while there’s still room

Those of you that showed up to the Pepsi Center Thursday night were probably disappointed when you found out Mikko Rantanen was scratched from the lineup. He’s been one of the main attractions at training camp and everyone is intrigued to see how he’ll perform in the preseason. That’s because the buzz around Colorado’s first round pick has been slowly growing since arriving in Denver...
Via Mile High Sports
September 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Avalanche Signs Mikko Rantanen to Entry-Level Contract

  After a strong showing at prospect development camp last week, 18-year old Mikko Rantanen didn’t have to wait long to get a contract with the Colorado Avalanche. In a press release today, the team announced they have signed their 10th-overall selection to a three-year, entry-level contract. The Finnish forward previously had been playing in Finland, where he tallied 9 goals and...
Via BSN Denver
July 13, 2015  |  Discuss
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