August 14, 2013

NHL News: Gustav Nyquist, Dan Boyle, Adam Foote, Evgeni Malkin

Gustav Nyquist and the Detroit Red Wings are making progress in their contract discussions, according to Mlive.com. ”We’ve done a lot of talking in the last couple of weeks,” GM Ken Holland said. “I anticipate getting it done. We’re close on a one-year, talking two years.” Nyquist reportedly would prefer two years, but the two sides [...]

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July 18, 2013

NHL Signing: Colorado Avalanche, Matt Duchene Agree To Five Year Contract Extension

The Colorado Avalanche on Thursday signed center Matt Duchene to a five-year contract extension. The deal is said to be worth $30 million over the five years. “Matt already is and will be a big part of our team’s nucleus for the long term,” Avalanche executive vice president of hockey operations Joe Sakic said. “We all felt that it was important [...]

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June 30, 2013

2013 NHL Draft Top 10 Picks

Below are the first 10 picks in the 2013 NHL Draft, Nathan MacKinnon was drafted first overall by the Colorado Avalanche in what most believe is a surprise move. Seth Jones fell to the 4th pick where he was drafted by the Nashville Predators. Nathan MacKinnon (C) – Colorado Avalanche Alexander Barkov Jr. (C) - Florida Panthers Jonathan Drouin (LW) [...]

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June 27, 2013

NHL Trade: Colorado Avalanche Acquire Alex Tanguay From Calgary Flames In 4 Player Exchange

The Colorado Avalanche acquired forward Alex Tanguay, along with defenseman Cory Sarich, from the Calgary Flames on Thursday in a four-player trade. The Avalanche sent forward David Jones and defenseman Shane O’Brien to the Flames. “This trade adds needed size up front and grit on the back end while also allowing us to get younger,” Flames general manager Jay Feaster said in a statement. “We [...]

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June 6, 2013

NHL Signing: Colorado Avalanche, Patrick Bordeleau Agree To Three-Year Contract

The Colorado Avalanche signed left winger Patrick Bordeleau to a three-year deal on Wednesday. The 27-year-old enforcer led the team in hits (116) and finished second in penalty minutes (70). He also scored two goals and had three assists in 46 games. Executive vice-president of hockey operations Joe Sakic said Bordeleau brings “toughness” to the lineup. Bordeleau made his NHL debut [...]

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May 29, 2013

Colorado Avalanche Are Reportedly Open To Trading First Overall Pick

The Colorado Avalanche are open to trading the first overall pick, according to the Denver Post. “We have to make the best of that first pick. Maybe the best is to trade it. Maybe it’s to keep it. At the end, we’ll see what’s on the table,” new Avalanche coach Patrick Roy said. “Let’s say [...]

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May 23, 2013

Colorado Avalanche Hire Patrick Roy As New Head Coach

The Colorado Avalanche announced Thursday that Patrick Roy has reached an agreement in principle to be the team’s new coach and vice president of hockey operations. “This is a very exciting day for our fans and a significant moment in our organization’s history,” Avalanche president Josh Kroenke said in a statement issued by the team. “Patrick’s passion for the [...]

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May 21, 2013

Patrick Roy Will Reportedly Be Named New Head Coach Of Colorado Avalanche

The Denver Post is reporting that the brother of Patrick Roy said that Roy will be named the new head coach of the Colorado Avalanche. Stephane Roy, the younger brother of Patrick, said: “They’re discussing the final details of an arrangement. Colorado is going to be very happy. Patrick is looking for a new challenge.” [...]

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May 17, 2013

Colorado Avalanche May Hire Coach Without NHL Experience

Adrian Dater of the Denver Post reports that new Colorado Avalanche hockey ops chief Joe Sakic may have had a change of heart about hiring a coach without NHL experience as reported yesterday. That would seem to put former Avs legend and current Quebec junior league bench boss Patrick Roy firmly back in contention for Joe Sacco’s old job. “Indications from the [...]

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May 16, 2013

Colorado Avalanche Likely To Take Time Before Hiring Next Coach

Adrian Dater of the Denver Post strongly suggests it’s going to be a while before the Colorado Avalanche hires a new bench boss. Likely, as discussed before, because the club wants to have a shot at hiring the current head coach of the Phoenix Coyotes, Dave Tippett. “The Avs would like to see if Dave Tippett will be available. The Phoenix coach’s [...]

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