Photo Credit Colorado Eagles | Colorado Eagles The Colorado Eagles roster for 2020-21 is starting to take shape Despite the continued pause around the league — and the world — due to the ongoing spread of the COVID-19 virus, the Colorado Avalanche continued taking care of business, handing out its second contract extension in as many days.
This announcement means there are now four NHL players that are known to have tested positive for the virus, with the two Colorado players joining a pair of Ottawa players who were diagnosed last week.
Photo by Michael Martin/NHLI via Getty Images The Avalanche reward Tynan with a contract for the 2020-21 season The NHL might have suspended play due to the outbreak of the COVID-19 virus, but Joe Saki is still taking care of some business.
The Colorado Avalanche share a 40-year history with the Quebec Nordiques, including a checkered record concerning draft selections. The Nordiques joined the NHL for the 1979 season and played 16 seasons before relocating to Denver, becoming the Colorado Avalanche.
Photo courtesy of Colorado Eagles A mid-season position change has led to a surge in offensive production for both MacDonald and the Eagles Versatility and adaptiveness are key in sports, and in the American Hockey League, that fact comes into play more often than not.
The Colorado Avalanche have depth in net with six goaltenders between the NHL and their AHL affiliate, the Colorado Eagles. Philipp Grubauer began the season as the starter with Pavel Francouz as the backup.
With over 220 games under his belt, it’s easy to forget that Colorado Avalanche defenseman Samuel Girard is only 21 years old. His NHL experience at such a young age has contributed to his steady improvement over three seasons.