Colorado Avalanche Ultimate Franchise Draft

  As the NHL Draft approaches next week, I thought it might be interesting to run down how the Avalanche have fared over time by looking at the best draft picks from each round. This isn’t meant to be a serious exercise in analyzing Avalanche draft history but rather a fun look at where the Avs have done well in the past. Some of the results might surprise you, especially given...
Via BSN Denver
19 days ago  |  Discuss

NHL Draft Prospect Profile: Guillaume Brisebois

  Get to Know Guillaume Brisebois Date of Birth: 7-21-97 Place of Birth: Longueuil, QC, CAN Ht: 6’2” Wt: 176 lbs Shoots: Left Position: Defense Team: Acadie-Bathurst Titan (QMJHL) Tall and lanky, Guillaume Brisebois has been one of the bright spots in a dismal situation. The Acadie-Bathurst Titan have won a paltry 39 games in the past two seasons. They actually made the playoffs...
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24 days ago  |  Discuss

Oh Captain, My Captain!

View image | Since 2000, the Columbus Blue Jackets and their fans have endured plenty of ups and downs, including the leadership of the team. In 14 seasons, Columbus had five different captains, prior to Wednesday. Lyle Odelein (2000-2002), Ray Whitney (2002-2003), Luke Richardson (2003-2005), Adam Foote (2006-2008) and most notably Rick Nash (2008-2012). When...
Via Beyond The Benches
May 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Avs hire assistant GM, part ways with two coaches

The Colorado Avalanche had an unexpectedly eventful mid-May Monday for a non-playoff team. The club hired a new assistant general manager in Chris MacFarland. They also decided to part ways with two of their assistant coaches – Andre Tourigny and Mario Duhamel, as reported by Mike Chambers of the Denver Post. Current assistant GMs Craig Billington and Greg Sherman will remain...
Via Mile High Sports
May 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Assistant Coaches Tourigny and Duhamel Leave Avalanche

  Just a few hours after Chris MacFarland was added to the Avalanche’s front office as an assistant general manager, the Avalanche were rocked by a pair changes behind the bench as assistant coaches Andre Tourigny and Mario Duhamel cut ties with the team. Louis Jean at TVA Sports was the first to report the coaching change for the Avalanche: Two members of @Avalanche head...
Via BSN Denver
May 19, 2015  |  Discuss
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