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 Black Aces

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The Colorado Avalanche will have some decisions to make. They were playing well before the shutdown despite several injuries but we are nearing a return to play. A Stanley Cup run is only feasible if the supporting cast is ready to help the team’s stars. That means the Colorado Avalanche Black Aces will need to […] 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


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


Colorado Avalanche Place Mark Barberio on Injured Reserve

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Colorado Avalanche has placed defenseman Mark Barberio on the injured reserve. Barberio is undergoing a very unlucky season as he was able to play just in 12 games all year. The Avalanche are struggling mightily as of late. They have lost four games in a row and are 2-8-0 in their last 10. NHL → […] READ MORE


Colorado Avalanche Blue Line Shaping Up Fast

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Over the last two seasons respectively, the Colorado Avalanche finished dead last and then qualified for the playoffs. The turnaround surprised both the entire league and Avs fans themselves. After years of weak defence, the team appeared destined for an extended rebuild period. However, the Avs roster had other plans and were instantly better just […] READ MORE


Mark Barberio Agrees To Two-Year Contact With Colorado Avalanche

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Despite missing a significant amount of last season due to injury, the Colorado Avalanche and defenseman Mark Barberio agreed on a two-year contract extension. Set to become an unrestricted free agent, the Avalanche prevented that from happening. He recently spoke in an interview with TVA Sports about his excitement about the Avalanche’s success this season. Barberio […] READ MORE