The Colorado Avalanche continued to inch closer to their regular season roster on Friday, reassigning five players to the San Antonio Rampage.
Though he has yet to hoist the Stanley Cup, Colorado Avalanche forward Matt Duchene has certainly accumulated his fair share of hardware representing his native Canada.
With the transactions, the Avalanche roster currently stands at 44 players. Of the 44, only Matt Duchene is not with the team, as he continues to represent Canada in the World Cup of Hockey.
On Monday, following Sunday’s Burgundy/White Game, the Colorado Avalanche made their first cuts. In total, six players were reassigned
Unfortunately, a series of injuries (namely concussions) temporarily derailed his NHL dreams. Now, he is healthy, in camp with the Colorado Avalanche on an AHL contract and looking to get his career back on track.
The offseason was a little lengthier for the Colorado Avalanche than they had hoped. For defenseman Eric Gelinas, it was even longer.
Bourque is attending camp on a professional tryout contact. There are no guarantees, save for the chance to prove that he still has a place in this league.
Prior to the NHL, center Joe Colborne was lighting it up for the University of Denver. Now, seven years later, he is back in the Centennial State.
Someone might be making their debut as a Denver Bronco on Sunday at the tight end position, but will it even matter?
If he continues to build upon his solid rookie camp and showcase, Compher could make quite the case for a spot on the Avalanche opening night roster