Monday, September 24, 2018

Logan O’Connor signs two-year deal with the Colorado Avalanche

O'Connor had 34 points in 108 games played with the Denver Pioneers

Avalanche sign Geertsen, Graves and Martin to one-year contracts

Avalanche sign defensemen and goaltender for upcoming American Hockey League (AHL) debut for Colorado Eagles

Altitude Sports announces new Avalanche announcers

Mark Moser will be the Avs new play-by-play man on television while they hired a new man, Conor McGahey, to call games on the radio.

First-rounders Kaut, Makar joined by four surprises at Avs’ development camp game

Cale Makar and Martin Kaut were the headliners, but a few new faces impressed at the Avalanche's development camp.

Frei: The risk of staying the course for Avalanche is that youth has to...

The Avalanche's free-agency tweaks -- and that's what the Sunday signings of defenseman Ian Cole (above) and winger Matt Calvert were -- underscored something...

Avalanche announces trio of signings

The Colorado Avalanche Hockey Club announced today that the team has signed goaltender Joe Cannata and forward Scott Kosmachuk to one-year contracts for the 2018-19 campaign and signed forward Sheldon Dries to a one-year entry-level contract.

The Avalanche open free agency by signing veterans Ian Cole, Matt Calvert

Avalanche pick up two UFAs in day one of NHL free agency

Frei: Avs’ prospect Morrison at development camp on remaining at Notre Dame

There will be pressure on the Avalanche to sign Cam Morrison after this season. That is, if they think he's still worthy of a three-year entry level deal as a second-round draft choice.
Colorado Avalanche defenseman Nikita Zadorov (16) celebrates his goal in the second period against Minnesota Wild goalie Devan Dubnyk (40) at Xcel Energy Center.

Colorado Avalanche announce ECHL affiliation with Utah Grizzlies

The Utah Grizzlies will be Colorado’s new ECHL affiliate, effective July 1. A previous affiliate of the Anaheim Ducks, the Grizzlies are entering their 24th season in Utah.

Frei: Wait … Haven’t we heard this before about the Avalanche net?

I actually think the best stories for the Avalanche in 2018-19 would be Nathan MacKinnon proving his Hart Trophy-caliber season was a breakout and not a one-year fluke; the other young talent continuing to improve; and that Varlamov defying the doubters, coming back strong from the knee injury and avoiding any recurrences of his infamous groin issues.