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Francois Beachemin Signs With Avalanche

View image | gettyimages.com The Colorado Avalanche have made first (somewhat) significant signing of free agency.  They have signed Francois Beachemin to a 3 year deal with an AAV of about 4.5 million. Beachemin is a veteran defenseman who has spent the majority of his career with the Anaheim Ducks. Beachemin will provide some defensive effort, will score about 20 points, and...
Via TopSportsReport
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Ryan O’Reilly Traded To The Buffalo Sabres

And just like that, it’s over. Ryan O’Reilly is reportedly being shipped to the Buffalo Sabres in a blockbuster deal, thus ending the saga between him and Avalanche management over the past couple of seasons. The recent acquisition of Carl Soderberg and hefty contract demands of O’Reilly seemed to make this result inevitable, and the Avalanche will move forward without their...
Via BSN Denver
10 days ago  |  Discuss

A possible defensive target for Avs in second round

The NHL 2015 Entry Draft begins June 26 at the BB&T Center in Sunrise, Florida. The Colorado Avalanche holds six picks, including the No. 10 overall, and the team has its eyes set on improving the defender position; they need someone who can make an instant impact. Avs executive vice president and general manager Joe Sakic told the media last week during a conference call that...
Via Mile High Sports
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Potential draft targets for Avs at No. 10

With the NHL Draft approaching (June 26-27), we will find out what direction Colorado goes with the No. 10 pick. After a mightily disappointing season last year, the Avalanche are keen on making the 2015-16 season a redemption season. Leading up to the draft, coach Patrick Roy and vice president of hockey operations Joe Sakic have repeatedly said that they will select the best player...
Via Mile High Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Top 5 Players for 10th Overall

  Who are the Avs going to select with their 10th Overall pick?  It’s a fairly daunting question, especially in this draft.  With a glut of high-end prospects projected to go in the 5-12 range, it’s difficult to narrow down who might be on the top of the club’s list when Sakic heads to the podium Friday night. However, over the past year, the Avalanche front office...
Via BSN Denver
13 days ago  |  Discuss

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
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Avalanche listening to offers for Ryan O’Reilly, looking for help on D

The Colorado Avalanche are reportedly listening to offers for Ryan O’Reilly and they’re believed to be looking for help on defense. O’Reilly’s name has been involved in trade rumors for quite some time, but to date the Avalanche have retained their forward. That may now change due to the fact the Avs are reportedly moving on from Jan Hejda and Ryan Wilson and they’re looking...
Via Bloguin Best
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Avalanche listening to offers for Ryan O’Reilly, looking for help on D

The Colorado Avalanche are reportedly listening to offers for Ryan O’Reilly and they’re believed to be looking for help on defense. O’Reilly’s name has been involved in trade rumors for quite some time, but to date the Avalanche have retained their forward. That may now change due to the fact the Avs are reportedly moving on from Jan Hejda and Ryan Wilson and they’re looking...
Via Puck Drunk Love
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Duchene and fellow Avs already miss Ryan O’Reilly

As the Colorado Avalanche and Ryan O’Reilly endure another grinding contract negotiation, it appears clear that some of O’Reilly’s teammates already miss No. 90. Fresh off an IIHF World Championships victory, Matt Duchene, Nathan MacKinnon and Tyson Barrie gathered Tuesday night to show off their new hardware and post a message to O’Reilly via Twitter. The Avs boys… We...
Via Mile High Sports
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Avalanche not expected to re-sign Jan Hejda and Ryan Wilson

The Colorado Avalanche will likely have a new look on defense next season. Erik Johnson and Tyson Barrie will again be the face of the team’s defense, but it appears that Jan Hejda and Ryan Wilson won’t be returning. The Denver Post reports that the Avs likely won’t re-sign either Hejda or Wilson and will allow the duo to hit free agency. Coach Patrick Roy has often said...
Via Bloguin Best
29 days ago  |  Discuss

O’Reilly contract will be resolved sooner than later

Forward Ryan O’Reilly and the Colorado Avalanche agreed to a two-year contract worth $12 million last July. Now, according to tweets put forth by The Hockey Chat, the Avalanche and O’Reilly are currently in negotiations for a new contract, with O’Reilly set to become an unrestricted free agent after the 2015-16 season. Colorado Avalanche and Ryan O’Reilly are discussing...
Via Mile High Sports
June 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Top 25 Avalanche Under 25: #5 Tyson Barrie

  At #5 in our Top 25 Avalanche Under 25 is Tyson Barrie, beating out fellow defenseman Chris Bigras at #6, as well as goaltender Calvin Pickard at #7 and forward Joey Hishon at #8. Who is Tyson Barrie? When Barrie was drafted in the third round of the 2009 NHL Entry Draft, expectations were tempered. Taken in the round before him was another defenseman of Barrie’s same ilk:...
Via BSN Denver
May 27, 2015  |  Discuss

NHL Draft Prospect Profile: Jeremy Roy

  Get to Know Jérémy Roy Date of Birth: 5-14-97 Place of Birth: Longueuil, QC, CAN Ht: 6’0” Wt: 183 lbs Shoots: Right Position: Defense Team: Sherbrooke Phoenix (QMJHL) Jérémy Roy turned 18 12 days ago, yet he still led all defensemen on the Sherbrooke Phoenix this season in points with 43 (5g,38a) playing in only 46 games. During the playoffs, he maintained that scoring...
Via BSN Denver
May 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Four Avs, team Canada earn World Championship gold

Team Canada – anchored by four members of the Colorado Avalanche – displayed their dominance over the hockey world by destroying the competition at the 2015 International Ice Hockey Federation World Championships in the Czech Republic. Canada put the cherry on top of a perfect tournament with a 6-1 blowout win of Russia in the gold medal game on Sunday. The World Championship...
Via Mile High Sports
May 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Avs sending 7 players to World Championships

The 2015 International Ice Hockey Federation World Championships start on Friday in Prague, Czech Republic and the Colorado Avalanche will be well represented with seven players skating for four different countries. The tournament spans about two weeks, culminating with the championship game on May 17. Zach Redmond will be the Avs’ only representative on team USA. The 26-year-old...
Via Mile High Sports
April 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Avalanche Look To Bounce Back For 2016 Season

View image | gettyimages.com It was a disappointing 2014-15 season for the Colorado Avalanche. After finishing first in the Central Division with 112 points the year before, Colorado dropped all the way to last this season. Their record, 39-31-12, was still respectable but it is far off from the 52 wins the year before. The question with this team is, was last year an aberration...
Via Beyond The Benches
April 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Calgary Flames’ Offensive Depth Shines, Team Buries Colorado Avalanche 3-2

Markus Granlund #60 of the Calgary Flames skates against Tyson Barrie #4 of the Colorado Avalanche at Scotiabank Saddledome on March 23, 2015 in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. (Mandatory Credit: Gerry Thomas/NHLI via Getty Images) The Calgary Flames took down the Colorado Avalanche 3-2 at the Scotiabank Saddledome on March 24th, giving themselves a much-needed cushion in the standings...
Via The Sports Journal
March 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Avs hold off the Flames for big win

Alex Tanguay and Tyson Barrie each provided two-point efforts and the Colorado Avalanche beat the Calgary Flames 3-2 in a tight matchup between teams battling for position in the Western Conference playoff race. Semyon Varlamov stayed scorching hot by stopping 29 shots in his fifth consecutive victory. The 26-year-old netminder has a 1.00 goals-against average with a .968 save percentage...
Via Mile High Sports
March 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Barrie's pair of goals leads Avalanche past Blackhawks

  Tyson Barrie had two goals and an assist, Gabriel Landeskog scored for the fifth straight game, and the Colorado Avalanche beat the Chicago Blackhawks 4-1 on Friday night. Colorado used a pair of costly interference penalties on Chicago to win for just the third time in its last eight games. Brad Stuart added his second goal of the season when goaltender Corey Crawford badly misplayed...
Via AP on Fox
February 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Barrie leads Avalanche past Blackhawks 4-1

CHICAGO (AP) Tyson Barrie had two goals and an assist, Gabriel Landeskog scored for the fifth straight game, and the Colorado Avalanche beat the Chicago Blackhawks 4-1 on Friday night. Colorado used a pair of costly interference penalties on Chicago to win for just the third time in its last eight games. Brad Stuart added his second goal of the season when goaltender Corey Crawford...
Via AP on Fox
February 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Colorado Avalanche: Winnipeg trade impact

The first major domino on the trade front in the NHL came tumbling down today, and the Colorado Avalanche were left on the outside looking in as their division rival, the Winnipeg Jets, bolstered their roster for a postseason run. Since the divisons were realigned a year ago, placing the Jets and Avalanche in the Central Division, the Avalanche have had struggled with Winnipeg,...
Via isportsweb.com
February 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Avs’ studs and duds of the week

The Colorado Avalanche played four games in the first week of February, but only managed to win one of them and earn just two out of eight available points. After making a miraculous comeback and beating the Dallas Stars in a shootout, the Avalanche were shutout in two straight game by the Detroit Red Wings and the Minnesota Wild before wrapping up their road trip with a 5-3 loss...
Via Mile High Sports
February 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Avalanche drop third straight

On the second night of a back-to-back set on the road, the Colorado Avalanche lost to the Winnipeg Jets 5-3 in a lackluster performance. Dustin Byfuglien led the way with three points (one goal, two assists) in the winning effort. By failing to convert on three power play chances, the Avalanche (22-21-11) extended their drought to 28 straight power plays without a goal. The loss...
Via Mile High Sports
February 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Barrie (hip) out Thursday night

Following the Colorado Avalanche morning skate on Thursday, head coach Patrick Roy announced that Tyson Barrie has a hip flexor injury and will be forced to miss Thursday night’s matchup with the Detroit Red Wings. “Barrie won’t play tonight. He has a hip flexor,” head coach Patrick Roy said. Barrie leads the Avalanche with 25 assists and has 30 points in 51 games on the...
Via Mile High Sports
February 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Talbot, Barrie help Avs rally past Stars in shootout

DALLAS (AP) -- Maxime Talbot's first-ever shootout attempt earned Colorado an important point in a battle of playoff-chasing teams. Talbot scored the winner in the 11th round of the shootout after Tyson Barrie tied it in the final minute of regulation, and the Avalanche rallied to beat the Dallas Stars 3-2 Tuesday night. The Avalanche were down 2-0 in the third period in a matchup...
Via AP on Fox
February 04, 2015  |  Discuss
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