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NEWARK, NJ - MARCH 15:  Paul Stastny #26 of the Colorado Avalanche looks on prior to the game against the New Jersey Devils on March 15, 2012 at the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Christopher Pasatieri/Getty Images)

Call to the Hall: Colorado Avalanche

Welcome to LWOS Hockey’s summer series, Call to the Hall, where we take a look at the next great player from each NHL franchise to get called to the Hockey Hall of Fame. There are a few caveats, the player must be active, and must have played 300 games (or 150 for goaltenders) with the franchise.  Check out the previous…

TORONTO, ON- MARCH 28 - Phil Kessel (81) of the Toronto Maple Leafs skates during the warm-up before the game between the Toronto Maple Leafs and the Ottawa Senators at the Air Canada Centre March 28, 2015        (David Cooper/Toronto Star via Getty Images)

NHL: Free Agency Winners and Losers From Day One

When the free agent market opens up on July 1st, a handful of General Managers go crazy, throwing large sums of money at unrestricted free agents in hopes of improving their team for the following season, and beyond. Some players get more than their worth. Some astronomically more. July 1st, 2015 was not like that. It was supposed to be,…

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Colorado Avalanche sign Francois Beauchemin

The Colorado Avalanche have signed unrestricted free agent defenceman Francois Beauchemin, formerly of Anaheim, to a three year deal.

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LWOS 2015 NHL Draft Grades

Welcome back to Top Shelf Prospects, the daily column that brings you the next crop of professional hockey players.  Each day I will bring you a new player profile or topical article in the lead-up to the 2014 NHL Draft.  Be sure to bookmark the site, follow me on Twitter, and spread the word for the site that will bring…

DENVER, CO - APRIL 07:  Ryan O'Reilly #90 of the Colorado Avalanche warms up prior to facing the Nashville Predators at Pepsi Center on April 7, 2015 in Denver, Colorado. The Avalanche defeated the Predators 3-2.  (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Ryan O’Reilly Traded to Sabres

Colorado Avalanche trade Ryan O’Reilly and Jamie McGinn to the Buffalo Sabres for a package including Nikita Zadorov and Mikhail Grigorenko.

BOSTON, MA - MARCH 07:  Carl Soderberg #34 of the Boston Bruins looks on during the game against the Philadelphia Flyers at TD Garden on March 7, 2015 in Boston, Massachusetts. The Bruins defeat the Flyers 3-2 in overtime.  (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

Report: Avalanche Sign Carl Soderberg

After trading a 2016 6th round pick for the negotiating rights to Carl Soderberg, the Avalanche have locked him up. Carl Soderberg deal with Colorado is done. 5 years, 4.75 AAV. — Craig Custance (@CraigCustance) June 26, 2015 The 29-year old centerman was originally drafted by St. Louis in the 2nd round of the 2004 Entry Draft, but his rights…

PITTSBURGH, PA - JANUARY 07:  Carl Soderberg #34 of the Boston Bruins skates during the game against the Pittsburgh Penguins at Consol Energy Center on January 7, 2015 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.  (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Carl Soderberg Traded to the Colorado Avalanche

According to Chris Johnston, Writer/Insider at Sportsnet, the Colorado Avalanche have landed pending unrestricted free agent center Carl Soderberg from the Boston Bruins. Reports are coming out that the Bruins have received a 2016 6th-round pick, and it does not have any conditions. The #avs have acquired the rights to impending free-agent Carl Soderberg. — Chris Johnston (@reporterchris) June 25,…

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