BSN Avalanche Podcast: Mailbags on mailbags

The BSN Avalanche Podcast drops this week with Jesse Montano sitting in for Adrian Dater and they answer a couple of questions from the listeners. DON’T FORGET TO SUBSCRIBE! iTunes / Stitcher / Pocket Casts
Via BSN Denver
5 hours ago

Avalanche signs college free agent Dominic Toninato

The Avalanche failed to entice defenseman Will Butcher of the NCAA champion Denver Pioneers to sign with Colorado, but it did agree to terms with forward Dominic Toninato of the runner-up Minnesota-Duluth Bulldogs. Both Butcher and Toninato captained their college teams as seniors and became unrestricted free agents Wednesday, and Toninato — a 2012 draft pick of the Toronto Maple...
Via The Denver Post
16 hours ago

Video: Avalanche Review 2016-17 Carl Soderberg: The Cliff Diver

Soderberg’s season in review Few fell further than Soderberg this past season. Soderberg and his contract may now represent one of the Avs largest problems in moving toward the future.
Via Mile High Hockey
17 hours ago

Colorado Avalanche Top 25 Under 25, #6: J.T. Compher, The Youth Movement Starts Here

Compher is ready to carve out a permanent spot in the NHL The Top 25 Under 25 is a collaboration by members of the Mile High Hockey writing staff. Our writers, plus a special vote from the readers, ranked players under the age of 25 as of September 1, 2017 in the Colorado Avalanche organization. Each participant used their own metric of current ability and production against future...
Via Mile High Hockey
20 hours ago

Morning Flurries: Catching up with Peter Forsberg

Colorado Avalanche Our wonderful Jibblescribbits asks ... what if DUN DUN DUN… the Colorado Avalanche never matched Joe Sakic offer sheet? For those that don’t remember Joe Sakic signed an offer sheet with the Rangers in 1997. That would’ve been awful! Luckily the Colorado Avalanche matched the sheet. [Yahoo Sports] Where did the Avalanche go wrong with Will Butcher? [Denver...
Via Mile High Hockey
1 day ago

Butcher an NHL free agent after not signing with Avalanche

College hockey’s top player is an NHL free agent after former University of Denver defenseman Will Butcher allowed a deadline to pass without signing with the Colorado Avalanche. The Avalanche selected Butcher in the fifth round of the 2013 draft and had until Tuesday to sign the Hobey Baker Award winner who led Denver to a national championship in April. A person with direct knowledge...
Via MyNorthwest.com
1 day ago

Will Butcher to reject Avalanche, visit with Devils, Sabres, Golden Knights

Will Butcher, the Hobey Baker Award-winning defenseman from the University of Denver, will begin speaking with at least three NHL teams Wednesday when he intends to become an unrestricted free agent, according to a source. The New Jersey Devils, Buffalo Sabres and expansion Vegas Golden Knights have interest in Butcher, 22, who captained DU to the NCAA championship in April. The...
Via The Denver Post
1 day ago

Adam Foote leaves Avalanche organization

Adam Foote, one of five Avalanche players to have their number retired, who has worked for the organization as a defensive coach at times since retiring as a player, has officially departed the organization. The Avalanche confirmed that Foote, 46, has left the organization to spend more time with his family. He has one son, Callan, who was drafted in the first round of the 2017 NHL...
Via BSN Denver
5 days ago

The Colorado Avalanche: An Odyssey of Idiocy, Part 1

After a dismal 2016-17 season, the Colorado Avalanche are in the midst of their third rebuild in 10 years. But who’s counting? It’s not like the Avs haven’t had the resources to improve. Their various rebuilds have yielded some high draft picks and top-tier NHL talent. Yet here we are, now almost 10 years removed from the Avs’ last playoff series win in 2008, and the team...
Via The Hockey Writers
9 days ago

A contract between Nikita Zadorov and the Avalanche appears “close”

There is no danger of Nikita Zadorov leaving the Avalanche for the Kontinential Hockey League, and progress has been made in reaching a new contract with the Avs, sources tell BSN Denver. “Trust me, they will have a deal. You can count on it,” said one source familiar with the negotiations between the Russian defenseman and the Avalanche. While a deal is not yet done, sources...
Via BSN Denver
13 days ago

Box Score 7/19: The shadow of the trade deadline begins to fall over baseball

Want more news first thing in the day? Sign up for the Yardbarker Morning Bark newsletter here.Good morning and welcome to the YB Box Score, what we're reading while trying not to get our hopes up over Pirate wins ahead of the trade deadline.Happy birthday today to LaMarcus Aldridge, Adam Morrison, Fedor Tyutin, Rick Ankiel, Scott Walker and Vitali Klitschko. On this date in 1991...
Via Yardbarker
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Mikhail Grigorenko returns to Russia with CSKA

Via Associated Press
July 07, 2017  |  Discuss

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