AVALANCHE RUMORS & GOSSIP

What’s Next for A.J. Greer?

When the Colorado Avalanche selected A.J. Greer 39th overall in last year’s NHL Entry Draft, there were plenty of questions about selecting a player coming off a seven-point season for the Boston Terriers that early. He was projected to be a third round selection at the earliest but given the additional second round selection obtained from the Buffalo Sabres in the Ryan O’Reilly...
Via BSN Denver
1 day ago

Five free agent right wings the Avalanche could be targeting this offseason

Tweet +1 Like Share Pin Reddit Of the Avalanche’s three forward spots, right wing is likely the weakest.  On the roster last season, Jarome Iginla and Jack Skille were...
Via Mile High Sports
1 day ago

Report: Avalanche could move Tyson Barrie

Colorado Avalanche defenseman Tyson Barrie is set to get paid and it appears the Avs are getting ready to shop the talented rearguard. Despite being handcuffed playing with Nick Holden as his defensive partner throughout the season, the 24-year-old still had an impressive year with 13 goals, 36 assists, and 49 points in 78 games, fifth on the Avs in scoring. Barrie has shown skill...
Via Puck Drunk Love
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Boikov Earns Entry Level Deal with the Avalanche

The Colorado Avalanche confirmed on Friday that they have signed Russian defenseman Sergei Boikov to a three-year, entry-level contract. Boikov, 20, was selected by the Avs in the sixth round (161st overall) of the 2015 NHL Entry Draft. The Khabarovsk, Russia, native came over to North America in 2013 after being drafted by the Drummondville Voltigeurs of the Quebec Major Junior...
Via The Hockey Writers
3 days ago

Duchene, Johnson and Soderberg join Avalanche’s World Cup contingent

Tweet +1 Like Share Pin Reddit The World Cup of Hockey will return this September. When it does, the rosters will be sprinkled with quite the collection of Colorado Avalanche...
Via Mile High Sports
3 days ago

Colorado Avalanche sign Sergei Boikov to entry-level deal

Tweet +1 Like Share Pin Reddit The Colorado Avalanche continued to secure their blueline prospects on Friday, as they signed Sergei Boikov to a three-year, entry-level contract...
Via Mile High Sports
3 days ago

Anton Lindholm signs with Avs, signals start of Rampage rebuild

  In an off-season that’s so far been marked by high-profile departures from the Colorado Avalanche organization to various European leagues, the signing of Swedish defenseman Anton Lindholm to his entry-level contract (ELC) today kicks off the remaking of last year’s eclectic San Antonio Rampage squad. Beginning with the firing of head coach Dean Chynoweth, the Rampage also...
Via BSN Denver
6 days ago

Mikko Rantanen bound and determined to take on the big boys in the NHL next season

Before Mikko Rantanen even got drafted, before he knew which players he would be competing against for a job, he maintained that his goal for 2015-16 was to play in the NHL. And after the powerful right winger was taken 10th overall by the Colorado Avalanche, he did just that – for a handful of games, at least. Rantanen, the brightest prospect in Colorado’s system and Future...
Via The Hockey News
8 days ago

Avalanche are reportedly waiting for Alex Radulov, but should they?

The Colorado Avalanche are waiting for KHL free agent Alex Radulov, according to fellow Russian Semyon Varlamov. Slava Malamud translated a Sports Express story, which reported Varlamov spoke on Friday that Colorado is waiting for Radulov to make a phone call. “[The Avalanche are] waiting for Radulov. He’ll be one of the leaders there,” Varlamov said in a media scrum...
Via Puck Drunk Love
April 22, 2016  |  Discuss

Patrick Roy once again calls out Avalanche and doesn’t realize he’s the problem

With the season winding down for the Colorado Avalanche, head coach Patrick Roy is on the warpath. Earlier this week he called out Avs leading goal scorer Matt Duchene for celebrating his 30th goal in a loss. He blasted his core, calling them out for not providing enough leadership, and now he double downed on those asinine comments. Talking with NBC Sports, Roy said Colorado...
Via Puck Drunk Love
April 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Patrick Roy rips Matt Duchene for celebrating milestone goal

Colorado Avalanche forward Matt Duchene recorded an impressive milestone Sunday night when he scored his 30th goal of the season in a 5-1 loss to the St. Louis Blues. Duchene has never reached the 30-goal milestone in his career, and that tally is a pretty big deal in today's NHL.So it made sense that, despite the Avs' 4-0 deficit at the time of the goal, Duchene would want to celebrate...
Via Fox Sports
April 04, 2016  |  Discuss

Avs' Duchene, MacKinnon out 2 games with knee injuries

DENVER (AP) The Colorado Avalanche say top scorers Matt Duchene and Nathan MacKinnon will miss the next two games with knee injuries and be re-evaluated. Duchene and MacKinnon won't play against the Philadelphia Flyers on Thursday or against the Minnesota Wild on Saturday. The Avalanche are currently one point ahead of the Wild for the second wild-card spot in the Western Conference...
Via Associated Press
March 22, 2016  |  Discuss

Banged up Avalanche recall Rantanen

  Saturday morning the Colorado Avalanche announced via twitter that they had recalled Mikko Rantanen from the San Antonio Rampage: UPDATE: Mikko Rantanen has been recalled from @sarampage. — Colorado Avalanche (@Avalanche) March 19, 2016 The Avalanche selected Rantanen 10th overall at last year’s NHL Entry Draft.  The Finnish power forward made the Avalanche’s opening [...]
Via BSN Denver
March 19, 2016  |  Discuss

Varlamov stops 37 shots, Avalanche beat Ducks 3-0

DENVER (AP) Semyon Varlamov stopped 37 shots, Nathan MacKinnon got his 21st goal and the Colorado Avalanche beat Anaheim 3-0 Wednesday night to end the Ducks' 14-game point streak. Andreas Martinsen and Shawn Matthias also scored to help the Avalanche earn a critical win. They're in a heated race with Minnesota for the final wild-card spot in the Western Conference. The Ducks have...
Via Associated Press
March 10, 2016  |  Discuss

Avs' Varlamov beats domestic violence rap, accuser ordered to pay

DENVER — A jury on Tuesday sided with Colorado Avalanche goalie Semyon Varlamov in a lawsuit filed against him by a former girlfriend who claimed he beat her during an argument in 2013.Jurors awarded Varlamov $126,608 in damages on an abuse of process claim after his attorneys argued the woman was trying to get a payout from the goalie and the evidence did not support her claims...
Via Associated Press
February 03, 2016  |  Discuss
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