1. Colorado Avalanche's Day 2 NHL Draft, Notes and Joe Sakic Quotes

    Saturday's main Avalanche story from the first round of the NHL draft on Friday is here. Everything we publish online is at denverpost.com/Avalanche...

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  2. Overshadowed by Trade, Avalanche Add Size, Skill and Smarts at 2015 NHL Draft

    The Colorado Avalanche have been quite busy as of late. Building for the future, they made a few trades; and, on Friday and Saturday, they made a total of seven selections at the 2015 NHL Entry Draft...

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  3. Avalanche Is Preparing for NHL Free Agency

    On the heels of the NHL draft and the six-player trade involving Ryan O'Reilly and the Buffalo Sabres , the Avalanche is preparing for the free-agent frenzy Wednesday...

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  4. Report: O'Reilly Asked Avs for Eight-Year, $64M

    The Colorado Avalanche and Ryan O'Reilly have always had difficulty seeing eye-to-eye when it came to his monetary worth. It took O'Reilly signing an offer sheet, which Colorado matched, to end his hold out in the lockout shortened 2013 campaign...

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  5. Reason for Optimism as Offseason Begins

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  6. Post: Good Riddance to Ryan O'Reilly

    I never thought RW Mikko Rantanen would be on the board at No. 10. And neither did Avalanche GM Joe Sakic and his staff. Sakic told me he was shocked that Rantanen wasn't selected in the top six, and the Avs wanted to make a trade and get him at eight...

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  7. Colorado Trades O'Reilly to Buffalo, Grabs Mikko Rantanen with 10th Pick

    The Colorado Avalanche traded center Ryan O'Reilly and left wing Jamie McGinn to the Buffalo Sabres in exchange for defenseman Nikita Zadorov, forwards Mikhail Grigorenko and JT Compher and a second-round pick in the NHL draft...

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  8. Bio, Scouting Report for Mikko Rantanen

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  9. Avs, Soderberg Already in Contract Talks

    FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. -- The Colorado Avalanche acquired the rights to pending unrestricted free agent center Carl Soderberg on Thursday, and it makes you wonder, if they can sign him, ...

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  10. Frei: Avalanche Would Like New Defenseman to Be Lefty, but Can Adjust

    This has been obvious since the Avalanche 's season ended ... or even earlier: Colorado's top priority in free agency this summer will be landing a defenseman to join Erik Johnson in the top pairing or to anchor the second...

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  11. Colorado Avalanche Open to Trading First-Round Pick in 2015 NHL Draft

    Colorado Avalanche general manager Joe Sakic said Thursday he would consider trading the No. 10 pick in the 2015 NHL Draft...

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  12. Report: Avalanche Listening to Offers for Ryan O'Reilly

    The Colorado Avalanche are willing to listen to offers for centre Ryan O'Reilly, Sportsnet's Elliotte Friedman reported on Saturday's Headlines segment on Hockey Night in Canada...

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  13. Physicality, Skill Makes Prospect Zacha a Prime Pick

    Colorado Avalanche .com is profiling draft-eligible prospects leading up to the 2015 NHL Draft in Florida on June 26-27. Pavel Zacha is the No. 8-ranked North American skater in NHL Central Scouting's final rankings...

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  14. Righties Green, Franson Not Good Fits for Avs

    Washington defenseman Mike Green, a pending unrestricted free agent, wants to return to the first or second blue-line pairing, and the Avalanche could certainly accommodate him — positionally and financially...

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  15. Avs Teammates Already Missing Ryan O'Reilly

    As the Colorado Avalanche and Ryan O'Reilly endure another grinding contract negotiation, it appears clear that some of O'Reilly's teammates already miss No. 90...

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  16. Avs' Briere Contemplating Retirement

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  17. Erik Johnson Contract: Colorado Avalanche Must Extend

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  18. 2010 NHL Draft: Little Impact for the Colorado Avalanche from 2010 Draft Class

    The Colorado Avalanche had eight selections at the 2010 NHL Draft, and only three players still remain with the organization...

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  19. Avs Have Interest in Center Pavel Zacha at No. 10

    It's hard to imagine the Avalanche would pass on defensemen Ivan Provorov and/or Zachary Werenski with the No. 10 pick in the June 26 NHL draft...

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  20. Report: Roy Wants to Bring Radulov to Colorado

    The agent representing Alex Radulov said his client has been contacted by the Colorado Avalanche — who, of course, are coached by Radulov's former QMHJL Quebec bench boss, Patrick Roy...

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  21. Colorado Avalanche Lessons from IIHF Worlds

    Seven Colorado Avalanche players participated in the IIHF World Championship in the Czech Republic. Five of those players earned medals, including four Canadian gold medals...

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  22. Off-Season Game Plan: Colorado Avalanche

    The Colorado Avalanche were prime candidates for regression after their 112-point season in 2013-2014, and they crashed even harder than expected, finishing with 90 points...

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  23. Lawson Crouse: Colorado Avalanche 2015 NHL Draft Profile

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  24. Avs Sign Big Norwegian Power Forward Martinsen

    The Colorado Avalanche have made an interesting signing — 24-year-old forward Andreas Martinsen, who spent the last three seasons playing in Germany...

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  25. MacKinnon: 'I Didn't Play Well' in Sophomore Slump

    Nathan MacKinnon has been looking back on his second professional season with the Colorado Avalanche , and he doesn't like what he sees...

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