Prospect Weekly: New Endings

As the season begins to wind down and playoff realities are becoming clearer, there's a lot going on and at stake for Avalanche prospects as of late. The San Antonio Rampage got caught again with five defenseman including a green recall from the ECHL and leaned on Nicolas Meloche quite a bit. For the second... Continue Reading →

Prospect Weekly: Validation

Jean-Christophe Beaudin had a big week scoring a goal and an assist for the San Antonio Rampage. The goal as seen below used his patented heavy shot just inside the offensive zone in San Antonio's 3-2 loss in overtime to Ontario. The assist was on a great steal in the neutral zone and feed from... Continue Reading →

First Look: Ryan Graves

The Avalanche decided they were satisfied with their NHL roster at this season's uneventful trade deadline however kept their deadline trade streak alive at now 16 years as they made one trade at the AHL level. That move was to ship out Chris Bigras in a swap of third year pro defensemen on expiring Entry... Continue Reading →

Entry Level Contract Season is Open

The first of March means the official open of the Entry Level Contract season. While teams are free to sign their prospects at any time, this date is when contracts to begin for the following season (2018-19) can be executed immediately. There's no contract sides or burning a contract year early needed with these signings,... Continue Reading →

Prospect Weekly: Crunch Time

Cale Makar finished his regular season with a bang and with his most dramatic collegiate moment yet. After UMass had just given up the tying score with under two minutes left, Makar made his signature move at the blue line as seen below and rifled home a shot which gave UMass the 3-2 victory over... Continue Reading →

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