Colorado Avalanche

The 2020 NHL Draft will have multiple rounds of 1st-round caliber players. That’s what made the THW Writers’ Mock Draft such a challenge; there’s no one “correct” fit for any draft slot. I should have chosen a center for the Colorado Avalanche’s 1st-round selection instead of a blueliner, but I compensated by drafting three middle-six forwards in the 3rd through 5th rounds.
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Canadiens mailbag Eric Engels of Sportsnet: (mailbag) On the idea of the Montreal Canadiens trying to offer sheet Tampa Bay Lightning defenseman Mikhail Sergachev this offseason. If the Lightning were able to get Sergachev signed long-term in the $4.2 to $6.4 million (suggested range), they would definitely match it. The Lightning will have to move
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The 2020 free agent pool lacks much scoring depth outside of a few players: LW Taylor Hall (Arizona Coyotes), RW Mike Hoffman (Florida Panthers), RW Evgenii Dadonov (Panthers), and RW Tyler Toffoli (Vancouver Canucks). The Colorado Avalanche have solid top-six forwards, but many of them missed significant time this season with injuries. The organization has many personnel decisions to make over the next several years,
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The almost untouchable to a good chance for leaving Craig Morgan of The Athletic: The Arizona Coyotes are still not aware of the fines/loss of draft picks they may incur from the NHL’s investigation into their testing of draft prospects before the 2019 scouting combine. Will the Coyotes be able to extend Taylor Hall? Looking
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The Colorado Avalanche persevered through much adversity this season. They lost hundreds of man-games to injury, and it seemed like every week another star player was getting hurt. Checking- and fourth-line players were forced onto scoring lines, and there were several minor league call-ups in February and March.  When the league suspended play in March due to the
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Entry-level deal coming for Romanov Andrew Zadarnowski: A Russian business site is reporting that the Montreal Canadiens will be signing defenseman Alexander Romanov to an entry-level contract after April 30th. He won’t be signing a contract extension with CSKA. CSKA will retain his KHL rights. Not easy for GM to extend players right now …
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The National Hockey League schedule may be paused by the COVID-19 pandemic, but that hasn’t stopped speculation over possible off-season free-agent moves and trade candidates. Here’s a look at the past week’s notable chatter. Blackhawks could shed salary this summer Chicago Blackhawks owner Rocky Wirtz last week announced team president John McDonagh, general manager Stan
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As you surely know by now, the NHL has suspended the 2019-20 season amid the coronavirus outbreak. This decision, of course, reflects the best interests of players, team staff, fans, and everyone engaged with the hockey community. However, from a hockey standpoint, the paused season benefits some teams more than others. The Philadelphia Flyers, for
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