Avalanche Sign Bednar to 2-Year Extension

By The Canadian Press July 9th, 2019 report this ad DENVER — The Colorado Avalanche agreed to a two-year contract extension with coach Jared Bednar after guiding the team to back-to-back playoff appearances. His contract runs through the 2021-22 season, the team announced Tuesday. Bednar is 103-116-27 in three seasons at the helm of the […]

Maple Leafs Trade Kadri to Avalanche for Barrie, Kerfoot

report this ad The Toronto Maple Leafs have traded Nazem Kadri, Calle Rosen and their third-round pick in the 2020 NHL Entry Draft in exchange for Tyson Barrie, Alex Kerfoot and a sixth-round pick in the 2020 Draft. The Avalanche are also retaining 50 percent of Barrie’s $5.5 million cap hit. For the Maple Leafs, […]

Capitals Trade Burakovsky to Avalanche

The Washington Capitals have traded Andre Burakovsky to the Colorado Avalanche in exchange for a second and third-round pick in the 2020 NHL Entry Draft and pending unrestricted free agent forward Scott Kosmachuk. The third-round pick sent in this trade was originally owned by the Arizona Coyotes. NEWS | The Capitals Acquire a Second and […]

Colorado Avalanche Moving On

report this ad DENVER — The brief message on social media from Colorado defenceman Nikita Zadorov was rhetorical in nature: “How is your bracket ?” Because obviously, it’s pretty messy. The eighth-seeded Avalanche certainly played a big role in that. Colorado knocked off the Calgary Flames — the top team in the West — in […]

Flames Trail Avalanche 3-1 in Series

report this ad CALGARY — The saying “when eating an elephant take one bite at a time” applies to the Calgary Flames. Facing elimination in Friday’s fifth game of their opening-round playoff series against the Colorado Avalanche, Flames head coach Bill Peters doesn’t want his players making the mountain bigger by thinking they have to win […]

Avalanche Sign Makar

The Colorado Avalanche have made a significant signing as they inked Cale Makar, their fourth-overall selection from the 2017 NHL Entry Draft, to a three-year entry-level contract. Makar just closed out his second season with UMass-Amherst in the NCAA and is set to join the Avalanche during their playoff run. Makar finished his NCAA career […]

Avalanche Beat Coyotes in Shootout

DENVER — Nathan MacKinnon’s shootout goal lifted Colorado over the Arizona Coyotes 3-2 on Friday night and the Avalanche tightened their grip on the second Western Conference wild-card berth. MacKinnon and Derick Brassard also had power-play goals in regulation for Colorado, which extended its lead over Arizona to three points in the race for the […]

Avalanche Battling Hard for Playoff Berth

A little over two weeks ago, the Colorado Avalanche looked dead in the water. It appeared time to focus on draft picks and free agency. The list of challenges was long. Goaltending had been uneven, at best. Both Philipp Grubauer and Semyon Varlamov had averaged save rates in the .800’s through December and January, helping […]