Injuries and Recalls

By Richard Gonzalez The Colorado Avalanche have officially placed forwards Tyson Jost and JT Compher on IR and have recalled forwards A.J. Greer and Gabriel Bourque from the San Antonio Rampage. Compher broke his right thumb in the controversial 4-3closs to the St. Louis Blues. Compher got his fourth point (1 goal and 3 assists)…

Deja Vu Home Opener

By Richard Gonzalez The Colorado Avalanche will host the Boston Bruins for their home opener on October 11th, 2017, at Pepsi Center.  This will mark the 6th time in franchise history the Quebec Nordiques/Colorado Avalanche played the Bruins for their home opener.  1989/1990 Home Opener:  On October 7th, 1989, the Quebec Nordiques hosted the Bruins at the…

Uniting Colorado Hockey

By Richard Gonzalez Loveland, Colo.–The American Hockey League board of Governors have approved the Colorado Eagles to become the 31st AHL team in the league. The Eagles will be the Colorado Avalanche’s new AHL affiliate team beginning in the 2018/2019 season. The previous AHL team, the San Antonio Rampage, will be the new affiliate of the…

Congratulations Number 23

By Richard Gonzalez The Colorado Avalanche have announced that former forward Milan Hejduk will have his jersey retired on Jan. 6, 2018 at Pepsi Center prior to taking on the Minnesota Wild.  Hejduk’s number 23 will hang in the rafters along side Joe Sakic (19), Peter Forsberg (21), Patrick Roy (33), Adam Foote (52), and Ray Bourque…

Toninato/Kerfoot > Butcher 

By Richard Gonzalez The Colorado Avalanche have failed to sign their 2012 fifth round pick Will Butcher who became unrestricted free agents on August 15, 2017, but made up for it by signing two former college players Dominic Toninato and Alex Kerfoot  Toninato: Toninato is a 6’1″ 165-pound center who was originally drafted by the…

August News & Grades

By Richard Gonzalez  August has to be one of the worst months for hockey fans. In July we have the NHL free agency and in September we have the pre-season. August is just a dead zone. Let us take a look at the little that has been going on in August so far.  Former defenseman and defensive…

NHL Entry Draft Rounds 2-7

By Richard Gonzalez Day two of the 2017 NHL entry draft is complete. It was been pretty quite as far as any trade updates. If any trade were going to happen it would have been completed during the selection of all the first round picks. Now we will wait and see if any blockbuster trades…