Colorado Avalanche Vladislav Kamenev has Golden Opportunity

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There is a golden opportunity for Colorado Avalanche prospect Vladislav Kamenev. The former 2nd round pick has lost much of his lustre with season-ending injuries in consecutive seasons. He has been pushed down the depth chart and was a healthy scratch through Colorado’s first 11 games but is back on the ice. It’s time for […] READ MORE


Colorado Avalanche Mikko Rantanen Week to Week

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Mikko Rantanen of the Colorado Avalanche suffered an injury Monday night against the St. Louis Blues. Rantanen appeared to catch his skate on a blemish in the ice, which turned his leg an awkward direction and sent him tumbling. Elliotte Friedman was among the many to post a clip of the incident. I really hope […] READ MORE


Colorado Avalanche Pierre-Edouard Bellemare Excelling Early

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It wasn’t seen as a big deal when the Colorado Avalanche signed Pierre-Edouard Bellemare from the Vegas Golden Knights this past off-season. The 34-year-old was projected to play on the team’s fourth line as well as contribute to the penalty kill. However, he has turned into something more than that early in the season and […] READ MORE


TSP: Colorado Avalanche Prospects

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Welcome to the 2019 Top Shelf Prospects series. As we go through the Summer of 2019 LWOH will be featuring a team-by-team look at the top prospects in the NHL. We will be following the order of the first round of the NHL draft (as if there were no traded draft picks) and you can find […] 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


Vladislav Kamenev Re-Signs With Colorado Avalanche

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News broke earlier that forward Vladislav Kamenev has signed a one-year deal with the Colorado Avalanche. He was a restricted free agent. Financial terms of the contract have not been released. If given a qualifying offer, Kamenev would become a restricted free agent again next summer. The team announced the signing on their official twitter […] READ MORE


Projecting The Colorado Avalanche Lines

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Now that the front office has finished the majority of the off-season work, one issue facing head coach Jared Bednar is the question of how he will put together the Colorado Avalanche lines in 2019-20. General manager Joe Sakic brought in four new faces to improve scoring, but it is impossible to know how players will […] READ MORE


Colorado Avalanche Win One of Three in Vegas Rookie Faceoff

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Over the weekend starting on September 8th, Vegas hosted a six-team rookie tournament called the Vegas Rookie Faceoff. It allowed teams wrapping up their rookie camps to get their guys some game experience, an extra opportunity to impress their teams and also wear game jerseys with NHL logos on them. Participants included the Vegas Golden […] READ MORE


TSP: Top Colorado Avalanche Prospects

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Welcome to the 2018 Top Shelf Prospects series.  As we go through the Summer of 2018 LWOH will be featuring a team-by-team look at the top prospects in the NHL. We will be following the order of the first round of the NHL draft (as if there were no traded draft picks) and you can […] READ MORE