Avs rookie Dennis Everberg survives final cuts

After making four cuts on Monday morning, the Colorado Avalanche roster appears to be set for the upcoming season opener. All of Monday’s roster casualties were forwards. Andrew Agozzino and Borna Rendulic were reassigned to the Lake Erie Monsters while Ben Street and Tomas Vincour were placed on the Injured Non-Roster list while they recover from undisclosed injuries. Once healthy...
Via Mile High Sports
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Avs season preview: Part II - Forwards

Part I was Goalies. This is part II - Forwards  Key Additions -  Jarome Iginla, Danny Briere, Jesse Winchester, Ben Street Key Subtractions - Paul Stastny, PA Parenteau, MA Cliche Let's start the position players with the elephant in the room: The Avs Corsi-tied last season was 22nd in the league. Their Fenwick-tied was 23rd. That's not good, and while it's possible...
Via JibbleScribbits
September 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Ben Street Drives To Colorado by   Steven Ellis

The Colorado Avalanche has signed Ben Street to a two way contract. Street was selected as the CCM/AHL Player of the Month for November of 2013 after posting 11 goals and 19 points in 15 games. In 58 AHL games last year, Street finished with 60 points to go over a point per game for the first time in his career. [...]
Via The Hockey House
July 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Flames’ trade deadline primer: Burke has some pieces to move as rebuilding process continues

History, now, are the Olympic Games. Next up? The Obvious Games. Because for rebuilding outfits, such as the Calgary Flames, the days leading up to the National Hockey League trade deadline hold little mystery. Their motivation is selling. There’s no other way. Brian Burke, back from Sochi, has until March 5 — a little more than a week — to transform outgoing assets into...
Via Pro Sports Daily
February 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Predators vs Flames Preview (Game 53)

The Nashville Predators (23-22-7) will continue their West Coast swing on Friday night in Calgary to play the Flames (17-27-7) in the second half of  back to back games.    TV/RADIO COVERAGE Nashville: 102.5 The Game, FS-TN Calgary: SSNET-CGY Live Stream: Listen Online SEASON SERIES This...
Via Fang Faction
January 24, 2014  |  Discuss

AHL Standings

The AHL season is well underway.  Teams have played 13 to 19 games so far this year.  We are far enough into the season that there is a clear league leader in the Abbotsford Heat (Calgary Flames affiliate).  They have a record of 13-6 with one point for a regulation tie.  That gives them 27 points.  This gives them a two point lead over the Manchester Monarchs (Los Angeles Kings...
Via Kukla's Korner
November 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Heat end Monsters’ two-game winning streak

By Sarah Jamieson, Special to WFNY Left wing Bryan Lerg netted his team-leading fifth goal of the season, but it would not be enough to lift the Lake Erie Monsters (3-4-0-0) over the Abbotsford Heat (4-3-0-1) on Friday night.  The Monsters fell in Abbotsford by a 4-2 score, ending their win streak at two games.  It also ended goaltender Sami Aittokallio’s bid for a third consecutive...
Via Waiting For Next Year
October 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Injury Bug Takes a Bite Out of the Calgary Flames

Photo courtesy of Bruce Bennett / Getty Images By: Christian Roatis (@CRoatis) It’s hit them quick. And it’s hit them hard. After ravishing the Edmonton Oilers with ailments – forcing eight regulars out of their line-up – the injury bug made the trip down south to Calgary. Following injuries to workhorse goaltender Miikka Kiprusoff and sniper Michael Cammalleri to MCL and...
Via The Hockey Guys
February 10, 2013  |  Discuss

This and That

A prime example of why it's a bad idea to go to the bathroom during a hockey game: The Abbotsford Heat set an American Hockey League record for the fastest two goals scored by one team, finding the net twice in three seconds during a 3-0 win over the Toronto Marlies at the Abbotsford Entertainment and Sports Centre on Thursday night. Steve McCarthy scored at 4:28 of...
Via Kukla's Korner
November 03, 2012  |  Discuss
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