Avs Finalize 23 Man Roster For Opening Night

The new season is finally upon us. Two days before the Avalanche start their 2017-18 campaign, the Colorado Avalanche made a waiver claim and made their final two roster cuts to finalize their 23 man roster. In somewhat surprising moves, the Avalanche claimed 25 year old defenseman Patrik Nemeth off of waivers from the Dallas … Continue reading Avs Finalize 23 Man Roster For Opening Night

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Camp Opens: Duchene Present, Zadorov Absent

If you would have told me in April when the season ended for the Colorado Avalanche that in September Matt Duchene would be present for Avalanche training camp and Nikita Zadorov would not, I would have not believed it. In fact, I would have bet everything that I own on the opposite. Good thing I … Continue reading Camp Opens: Duchene Present, Zadorov Absent

Training Camp Looms, Questions Still Left Unanswered

The Colorado Avalanche distanced themselves from last season's train wreck by essentially tip toeing through the night as the clock struck midnight on the season. They had no season ending press conference. No locker clean out for the media. No one from management issued any public apology to the fans for last season's despicable showings … Continue reading Training Camp Looms, Questions Still Left Unanswered

The Long Shots For Matt Duchene

I first discussed the front runners in the Matt Duchene sweepstakes and dissected potential trade scenarios. That blog can be viewed here: https://avalancheavenue.wordpress.com/2017/09/01/the-front-runners-for-matt-duchene/ I then took a look at the dark horses who may be under the radar that could potentially land Duchene. The dark horse teams in pursuit of Duchene and possible trade scenarios … Continue reading The Long Shots For Matt Duchene

The Dark Horses For Matt Duchene

In my previous piece, I looked at the front runners for a potential Matt Duchene blockbuster trade and discussed possible trade scenarios. That blog can be seen here: https://avalancheavenue.wordpress.com/2017/09/01/the-front-runners-for-matt-duchene/ Now I will take a look at the dark horse candidates, the teams lurking in the shadows who could pry Duchene out of Denver. Again, I'll … Continue reading The Dark Horses For Matt Duchene