Colorado Avalanche Pavel Francouz Will Challenge for Starting Job

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The Colorado Avalanche have a goaltending controversy on their hands. They acquired Pavel Francouz intending to make him a backup but the 29-year-old Czech has put himself in a position to be the starter when hockey comes back. The Avs struggled for years to find a consistent goaltender. Could Francouz be the answer? Pavel Francouz […] READ MORE


Colorado Avalanche Re-sign Pavel Francouz to Two-year Deal

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The Colorado Avalanche re-signed goalie Pavel Francouz to a two-year contract worth $2 million, per season. This contract carries him through the 2021-22 season. We have signed Pavel Francouz to a two year deal. #GoAvsGo pic.twitter.com/VLURBNfy3u — Colorado Avalanche (@Avalanche) February 21, 2020 Pavel Francouz Re-Signs With the Avalanche The 29-year-old netminder who is from […] READ MORE


Colorado Avalanche Philipp Grubauer, Matt Calvert Out

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The Colorado Avalanche could be without Philipp Grubauer for a period of time. The 28-year-old netminder took an awkward glancing blow from one of his own teammates early in the third period in a loss to the Los Angeles Kings. This would be Grubauer’s second injury of the year if he is forced to miss […] READ MORE


Fantasy Hockey: Week 11 Impressions

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It’s officially the midway point of the regular season in fantasy hockey (at least by Yahoo! standard league scheduling). As we look ahead to the second half, things will be a tad different with Impressions from here on out. In an effort to cover more player trends, analysis won’t be as in-depth as in the […] READ MORE


Colorado Avalanche List Both Cale Makar and Philipp Grubauer As Day-To-Day

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The Colorado Avalanche announced that both defenceman Cale Makar and goaltender Philipp Grubauer are day-to-day with respective injuries. Cale Makar (upper body) and Philipp Grubauer (lower body) are day-to-day.#GoAvsGo pic.twitter.com/7jtoMSRqmL — Colorado Avalanche (@Avalanche) December 9, 2019 Makar and Grubauer Out Of The Lineup Makar is dealing with an upper-body injury. He suffered the injury […] READ MORE


Colorado Avalanche Pavel Francouz In Concussion Protocol

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The Colorado Avalanche injury woes are getting worse. Backup goaltender Pavel Francouz exited Tuesday night’s game against the Winnipeg Jets less than a minute into the action. Francouz had been the primary netminder with Philipp Grubauer recovering from a minor lower-body injury. He is now day-to-day while in concussion protocol. Kyle Fredrickson of The Denver Post […] READ MORE


Colorado Avalanche Philipp Grubauer Out with Lower-Body Injury

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The Colorado Avalanche will be without starting goaltender Philipp Grubauer. The 28-year-old netminder is day-to-day with a lower-body injury. He will miss the team’s next several games. Beat reporter Ryan Clark of The Athletic was among the first to announce the injury via Twitter. Philipp Grubauer is day to day with a lower-body injury and […] READ MORE


Looking at the Colorado Avalanche Goaltending Depth

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The Colorado Avalanche goaltending depth is a huge concern for 2019-20. They have only one experienced NHL option on the roster as the team approaches one of the most exciting seasons in its history. Many teams have at least two goalies who could step onto the ice and not worry fans, but Colorado does not have […] READ MORE


Puck Drop Preview: 2019-20 Colorado Avalanche

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Welcome to Puck Drop Preview 2019-20, where Last Word on Hockey gives you a detailed look at each team from around the NHL leading to the start of this hockey season and offers our insight and analysis. Make sure to stick around until the end of the series, where we’ll offer our full predictions for the standings […] READ MORE


Colorado Avalanche Roster Almost Finalized

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After their preseason loss to the Dallas Stars last night, the Colorado Avalanche reduced their roster again. Now down to 29, the Avalanche roster needs just six more cuts to reach the 23-man maximum. Colorado Avalanche Roster Almost Finalized Another (mostly) unsurprising bunch of names went down to the AHL for the Avs. This leaves […] READ MORE