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Nolan Pratt to coach defensemen and penalty kill for Colorado Avalanche

New Avalanche coach Jared Bednar has named Nolan Pratt the team’s new defensive coach and responsible for the penalty kill, and said Tim Army will continue to work with the forwards and power play. Army and Dave Farrish were retained from Patrick Roy’s staff, along with goaltending specialist Francois Allaire, but Bednar said Farrish will work in a support role under Pratt, the...
Via The Denver Post
September 22, 2016

Jared Bednar introduced as new Avalanche coach, plans to retain 3 assistant coaches

At his introductory news conference Wednesday, new Avalanche coach Jared Bednar said Colorado’s holdover assistant coaches — Nolan Pratt, Tim Army and Davis Farrish — would be retained. Because Pratt, a former Avalanche defenseman, was Bednar’s assistant with the American Hockey League champion Lake Erie Monsters last season before being hired by Colorado while Patrick Roy...
Via The Denver Post
August 31, 2016

Jared Bednar’s Avalanche staff uncertain; Patrick Roy’s support staff might be retained

The Avalanche’s coaching staff could be completely overhauled or just tweaked at the top. New head coach Jared Bednar might keep Patrick Roy’s support staff or bring in his own crew. Avs general manager Joe Sakic said Thursday that Roy’s assistant coaches Tim Army, Dave Farrish and Nolan Pratt are still employed by the team, and goaltending coach Francois Allaire and video...
Via The Denver Post
August 25, 2016

BSN Avalanche Podcast: Mikhail Grigorenko’s future, Nolan Pratt’s impact, and more!

  The BSN Avalanche Podcast returns this week with hosts AJ Haefele and special guest Cole Hamilton, filling in for J.J. Jerez while he’s “on assignment” in Miami, dig into the nuts and bolts of Mikhail Grigorenko’s contract extension and where he realistically fits into the lineup next season and beyond. The guys then transition to talking about the hiring of Nolan Pratt...
Via BSN Denver
July 21, 2016

Colorado Avalanche: Nolan Pratt will improve defensive game

To add to the seemingly endless list of people making a return to The Centennial State to support the Colorado Avalanche is the team’s new assistant coach Nolan Pratt. Pratt has made his way back to Denver after a five-year coaching run in the American Hockey League. He started with an assistant coach position for the Springfield Falcons in 2011 and made his way to the Lake Erie...
Via isportsweb.com
July 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Colorado Avalanche hire Nolan Pratt as an assistant coach

Tweet +1 Like Share Pin Reddit Considering the current composition of the Colorado Avalanche brass, it seems befitting that they brought in yet another alum.  The latest...
Via Mile High Sports
July 16, 2016

Avalanche adds a third on-ice assistant coach

Former Avalanche defenseman Nolan Pratt, a two-time Stanley Cup champion who served as an assistant coach for the Calder Cup-winning Lake Erie Monsters this past season, has been hired by Colorado as its third on-ice assistant coach, the team announced Friday. Pratt, 40, will work alongside assistants Tim Army and Dave Farrish under head coach Patrick Roy. Pratt, who played 46 regular...
Via The Denver Post
July 15, 2016

Avalanche Hire Nolan Pratt as Assistant Coach

  This afternoon the Colorado Avalanche announced that the team has hired Nolan Pratt as an assistant coach for the 2016-2017 NHL season. Pratt comes to the Avalanche after a very successful 5-year coaching tenure in the Columbus Blue Jackets system, beginning with his appointment as an assistant coach for the AHL’s Springfield Falcons in 2011 and ending last spring with a Calder...
Via BSN Denver
July 15, 2016

Avalanche Add Nolan Pratt to Coaching Staff

The Avs announced today that former defenseman on the ‘01 Cup team Nolan Pratt will join the coaching staff as an assistant along with Tim Army and Dave Farrish. Pratt was an assistant on the Calder Cup champ Lake Erie Monsters staff this past season and had the same role with Springfield going back to 2011. Too early to speculate what his role will be but his specialization has...
Via Mile High Hockey
July 15, 2016

Avalanche Adds To Coaching Staff

The Colorado Avalanche Hockey Club announced today that the organization has added Nolan Pratt to its coaching staff. Pratt will serve as an assistant coach along with current assistants Tim Army and Dave Farrish. Pratt, 40, has spent the past ...
Via NHL.com
July 15, 2016

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