Colorado Avalanche Trade Deadline Grade Report

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Another NHL trade deadline came and went. As usual, plenty of action took place on the day of, but a bulk of big moves came in the days and weeks leading up to it, too. The Colorado Avalanche, a favourite to win the Cup this June, was no exception. While the dust settles, fans can […] READ MORE


Colorado Avalanche Trade Forward Tyson Jost To Minnesota Wild

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The Colorado Avalanche has traded Forward Tyson Jost to the Minnesota Wild in exchange for forward Nico Sturm. This comes only a day after acquiring Josh Manson from the Anaheim Ducks. We have acquired forward Nico Sturm from the Minnesota Wild.#GoAvsGo pic.twitter.com/cTRvUsFh3s — Colorado Avalanche (@Avalanche) March 15, 2022 Colorado Avalanche Forward Tyson Jost Traded […] READ MORE


Colorado Avalanche Draft Strength Shines on 2021-22 Roster

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The Colorado Avalanche sit atop most projections for the 2021-22 season. Many have the team winning the President’s Trophy, and most agree that they’ve got the best odds to win the Stanley Cup too. Prior to last season, that sentiment was largely the same, as these high expectations are becoming the norm in Denver. But […] READ MORE


Colorado Avalanche Re-signs RFA Tyson Jost

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The Colorado Avalanche has re-signed restricted free agent forward Tyson Jost to a two-year, $4 million contract. The deal carries a $2 million AAV. It’s a good day to have a good day… And to make it even better 2 more years of Jost!#GoAvsGo pic.twitter.com/opZRkQRZ9N — Colorado Avalanche (@Avalanche) July 30, 2021 Avalanche Re-signs Tyson […] READ MORE


2021 Colorado Avalanche Offseason Primer

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As a shortened and hectic offseason approaches, Last Word on Hockey is looking ahead towards how teams will deal with the reality of a flat salary cap. In terms of building a franchise, the offseason is the most crucial time of the year for front offices. However, due to COVID-19, the short-term future of how […] READ MORE


Seattle Kraken Expansion Draft Preview: Colorado Avalanche

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The 2021 Seattle Kraken Expansion Draft is coming soon. Even though the playoffs are still going on, most teams will be starting to focus on the offseason as we get further into June. The Seattle Kraken will start their inaugural year in 2021-22, and with that comes the expansion draft. There are plenty of opportunities […] READ MORE


Two Arizona Coyotes Trade Proposals Before the Deadline

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Even though the season still has about 35 games remaining, the April 12th trade deadline is quickly approaching. So, if the Arizona Coyotes are not in a playoff position by that deadline who should they consider trading? These two Arizona Coyotes trade proposals may not be popular, but they could help the team in coming […] READ MORE


Puck Drop Preview: 2020-21 Colorado Avalanche

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Welcome to Puck Drop Preview 2020-21, 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 Forwards Depth is Among League’s Best

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Forward depth is absolutely vital in the modern NHL. Teams like the Colorado Avalanche simply cannot rely on one or two lines. That means teams have had to get more creative and aggressive over the years in constructing four quality lines. Teams even need to consider how good their 13th or 14th forwards are thanks […] READ MORE