The Colorado Avalanche Should Use Bowen Byram

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Everyone was excited when the Colorado Avalanche drafted Bowen Byram. He was the team’s first pick in the loaded 2019 Draft. The Cranbrook, British Columbia native immediately rewarded them with a very good season playing for the WHL’s Vancouver Giants. Byram has joined Colorado’s training camp for the 2020-21 season and could start as soon […] READ MORE


Colorado Avalanche Defence Improving With Depth

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Depth is important everywhere in the modern NHL and that is especially true on defence. This is where the Colorado Avalanche defence has focused their efforts in recent years. The work they have done has made the team’s blueline one of the most intimidating for years to come. How have they built such an imposing […] READ MORE


Colorado Avalanche Should Keep Mark Barberio

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The Colorado Avalanche has one of the NHL’s strongest systems when it comes to defence, but every team can use a spare veteran. Mark Barberio could be exactly what the team needs to help mentor prospects and substitute when someone is hurt or tired. The 30-year-old isn’t an exciting player but there are aspects of […] READ MORE


Colorado Avalanche Nikita Zadorov Needs to Start Producing

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Nikita Zadorov has one of the most tenuous positions of any Colorado Avalanche skater. The 6’6″ defender is nearing restricted free agency again this summer but needs to produce if he is going to remain on the team past this season. The Avs have one of the deeper prospect groups on defence. Their blueline depth […] READ MORE


Colorado Avalanche Conor Timmins Shows Early Promise

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If you expected Conor Timmins to make the Colorado Avalanche opening night roster you would have been called insane. The 21-year-old was coming off a missed season due to concussion symptoms. Timmins overcame a lost development year and has played in Colorado’s first two games. He was sent down to the AHL today per Ryan […] READ MORE


Evaluating the Colorado Avalanche Depth

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The Colorado Avalanche depth is worthy of study going into the 2019-20 season. They have made several moves over the past two months to secure more scoring across the top-nine forwards. However, injuries happen, and figuring out who might step up is just as interesting as knowing the starters. Let us review some of the […] READ MORE


Colorado Avalanche Defence Takes Shape With Recent Signings

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News broke Monday afternoon that the Colorado Avalanche defence retained another potential contributor. They signed defender Ryan Graves to a one-year extension with the organization. The two-way contract is worth $350,000 if he’s playing in the AHL and $735,000 in the NHL. Mike Chambers of the Denver Post was among the first to report the deal. […] READ MORE