1. Kiszla: Avalanche Just Got Tougher with Deals for New Players

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 10 months ago 15 reads 0 comments

  2. Colorado's off-Season Finally Shows Front Office Evolution

    The Colorado Avalanche are learning. Last off-season was a disaster for general manager Joe Sakic and company...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 10 months ago 16 reads 0 comments

  3. Colorado Avalanche Defense: Are Beauchemin, Zadorov the Ultimate Solution?

    Going into the 2015 offseason, everybody agreed that the Colorado Avalanche 's main problem was the defense. There were in fact no two opinions on the matter — the defense had to improve...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 10 months ago 15 reads 0 comments

  4. Comeau Brings Adaptable Style to Avalanche

    Blake Comeau, a chameleonic hockey player, played on all four lines and both wings for the Pittsburgh Penguins last season. His centers were Sidney Crosby , Evgeni Malkin, Brandon Sutter and Maxim Lapierre, among others...

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 10 months ago 12 reads 0 comments

  5. Avs Sign 'Versatile, Dependable' Comeau to Three-Year, $7.2M Deal

    The Colorado Avalanche continued to stay busy on Wednesday — shortly after signing veteran d-man Francois Beauchemin, they agreed to a three-year, $7.2 million deal with former Pens forward Blake Comeau...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 10 months ago 116 reads 0 comments

  6. Report: Avs Sign Comeau to 3-Year Deal

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  7. Report: 5 Teams with 'Serious Interest' in Beauchemin

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  8. Kiszla: Joe Sakic Must Deliver Goods Via Free Agency

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  9. Ryan O'Reilly Has No Regrets over Colorado Contract Negotiations

    New Buffalo Sabres center Ryan O'Reilly is done with the questions that plagued his tenure with the Colorado Avalanche – the queries about his contract negotiations, his relationships with teammates are finally over...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 10 months ago 33 reads 0 comments

  10. 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...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 10 months ago 12 reads 0 comments

  11. 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...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 10 months ago 49 reads 0 comments

  12. 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...

    Jenn Leser Written by Jenn Leser about 10 months ago 34 reads 0 comments

  13. 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...

    Jack Dale Written by Jack Dale about 10 months ago 29 reads 0 comments

  14. Reason for Optimism as Offseason Begins

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  15. 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...

    Jefferson Powers Written by Jefferson Powers about 10 months ago 33 reads 0 comments

  16. 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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  17. Bio, Scouting Report for Mikko Rantanen

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  18. 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, ...

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 10 months ago 4 reads 0 comments

  19. 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...

    Zach Moretti Written by Zach Moretti about 10 months ago 17 reads 0 comments

  20. 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...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 11 months ago 106 reads 0 comments

  21. 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...

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 11 months ago 314 reads 0 comments

  22. 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...

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 11 months ago 4 reads 0 comments

  23. 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...

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 11 months ago 10 reads 0 comments

  24. 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...

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 11 months ago 42 reads 0 comments

  25. Avs' Briere Contemplating Retirement

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