Thursday, August 17, 2017

COLORADO AVALANCHE

Avalanche signs 2012 No.1 overall pick, Nail Yakupov, to one-year contract

The Colorado Avalanche roster now boasts three No. 1 overall picks, as the club continues to build in free agency for the 2017-18 season.

Avalanche front office gets busy with trades and acquisitions

Joe Sakic has yet to settle into the Independence Day weekend. Quite the contrary, in fact. Super Joe has been busy making moves, bringing five new players into the Avalanche organization.

Avalanche signs RW Sven Andrighetto to two-year deal

Andrighetto was acquired from the Montreal Canadiens at the trade deadline and totaled 16 points (5g/11a) in 19 games after joining Colorado.

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Avalanche select 3 defensemen and a goaltender among 7 draft picks

Colorado picked three forwards, three defensemen and one goaltender at this year’s draft, with all seven players coming from different leagues.

Avs select defenseman Cale Makar with No. 4 pick in 2017 NHL Entry Draft

The Colorado Avalanche went young and untested, but they went defense with their first pick in the 2017 NHL Entry Draft.

Colorado Avalanche 2017-18 schedule released; Avs open in New York

The Colorado Avalanche will open the 2017-18 season on Thursday, Oct. 5, at Madison Square Garden against the New York Rangers.

Avs’ uninspiring goaltending situation just got worse

The Vegas Golden Knights jumped on Calvin Pickard in the expansion draft, leaving the Avalanche with Semyon Varlamov and many questions.

Avs’ recent first-round picks have yielded mixed results

With the draft just around the corner it’s time to take a peek at how the Avalanche’s recent first round picks have fared in the league.

Little consensus in NHL mock drafts for Avs at pick No. 4

Colorado ranked dead last in the league in goals scored and goals allowed last year, so any pick they make has the chance to improve their productivity.

LOOK: Avalanche, adidas reveal new jersey for 2017-18 season

The adidas design team worked with the Colorado Avalanche to create a modern uniform design inspired by the team’s inaugural 1995 uniform.

Avalanche to open and close preseason against Vegas

Colorado bookends the preseason against the expansion franchise, closing out the preseason schedule in Las Vegas on Sept. 28.

Adventures in Social Media: Exploring, the digital frontier and Colorado’s top athletes

Social Media gives athletes, including who call Colorado home, a unique way to share their adventurous spirit with fans around the world.

Avs’ Gabriel Landeskog was really, really excited after winning IIHF gold

Following Sweden's 2-1 shootout victory in the IIHF worlds gold medal game, Landeskog was so excited he dropped some potentially NSFW language.