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Colorado Avalanche Add Six More Developmental Prospects at 2014 NHL Draft
June 28th, 2014 at 4:09 PM
Rounds 2-7 of the 2014 NHL Draft took place earlier today, not being reserved for prime time like round one was yesterday. In the remaining rounds of the draft, the Colorado Avalanche added six more players to the team's developmental system. Those players in order of selection are as follows:...

Colorado Avalanche Sign Five Prospects to Entry Level Contracts
May 29th, 2014 at 6:07 PM
Today the Colorado Avalanche's offseason roster got a bit bigger as the team announced the signing of five prospects to entry level contracts. At the forefront of the signees is forward Troy Bourke, Colorado's third round selection in the 2012 NHL Draft. He was the team's second pick in that...

Edmonton Oil Kings are the 2014 Memorial Cup Champions
May 26th, 2014 at 8:00 AM
They had to do it the hard way, but Colorado Avalanche prospect Cody Corbett and the Edmonton Oil Kings have won the 2014 Memorial Cup following a 6-3 win over the Guelph Storm. The OHL Champion Storm had been undefeated in the tournament leading into the Memorial Cup championship game against...

Cody Corbett, Edmonton Oil Kings Win in Triple Overtime to Advance to Memorial Cup Final
May 23rd, 2014 at 10:20 PM
It has been a grueling Memorial Cup tournament for Colorado Avalanche prospect Cody Corbett and his Edmonton Oil Kings. In the semifinal against the Val-d'Or Foreurs it took triple overtime for the Oil Kings to advance after what was the second marathon between the two teams in four days. During the preliminary...

Cody Corbett, Edmonton Oil Kings to Face Samuel Henley, Val-d’Or Foreurs in Memorial Cup Semifinal
May 22nd, 2014 at 6:12 PM
Just a few days after the Edmonton Oil Kings lost in double overtime to the Val-d'Or Foreurs in round-robin play at the Memorial Cup tournament, the two teams will meet again on Friday, this time with the victor moving on to the championship game and the loser being eliminated. Colorado Avalanche prospect...

For the Second Year in a Row, a Colorado Avalanche Prospect Will Play for the Memorial Cup
May 16th, 2014 at 6:01 PM
Although Colorado Avalanche prospect Cody Corbett doesn't have anywhere near the same pedigree that Nathan MacKinnon had coming out of junior hockey a year ago, he has one more thing in common with the budding Avalanche star than he had yesterday. Corbett, like MacKinnon last year, will have a chance...

Monsters Call up Beaupre, Sign Roy
December 26th, 2012 at 10:35 PM
The Lake Erie Monsters bolstered up their roster Wednesday in a pair of transactions. Laker Erie called up blueliner Gabriel Beaupre from the Denver Cutthroats and signed left winger Mathieu Roy on loan from the Florida Everblades. Beaupre, sixth round pick in 2011, totaled eight points in 28 games for the...

Cutthroats’ Millan Named CHL First Star for November
December 8th, 2012 at 5:59 PM
After a slow start to begin his professional career, Denver Cutthroats goalie Kieran Millan turned it on in November to earn the CHL First Star of the month. He went 5-2-1 with a 1.80 goals against average and a .943 save percentage, helping Denver shoot to fourth in the standings. The Avalanche...

Monsters Win Close Game Over Checkers
December 6th, 2012 at 10:27 PM
CHARLOTTE - In a battle of Western Conference opponents, it was the Lake Erie Monsters won got past Charlotte 3-2 on a third-period goal by Bill Thomas. Thomas scored midway through the last frame on a feed from David van der Gulik to put the Monsters (12-9-1-1) ahead for good. Mike Connolly...

Schwab, Cutthroats Hold on for Second Road Win
December 4th, 2012 at 10:02 PM
After surrendering a two-goal lead in the third period, Troy Schwab scored with six minutes to go to give the Denver Cutthroats the 3-2 win over Arizona Tuesday. Schwab also assisted on the first goal of the game by A.J. Gale in the first period. Luke Fulghum netted the other goal for the...

Cutthroats Put Out Blaze to Stay Hot at Home
November 28th, 2012 at 11:13 PM
Behind three-point efforts from Jamie McQueen and Luke Fulghum, the Denver Cutthroats dominated and earned a 5-1 victory over Bloomington. The win gives pushes their home record to 8-3-0, the best in the Central Hockey League. It is also their third straight home win. Another high point for the Fish was the...

Sgarbossa Adjusting Well to Life in AHL
November 26th, 2012 at 9:14 PM
New team, new league. Same scoring touch. Avalanche prospect and Lake Erie center Michael Sgarbossa has adjusted well in his rookie season in the AHL. He is currently second in scoring amongst rookies with 17 points in 19 games. Only Justin Schultz of Oklahoma City has more points. He also leads the...

Cutthroats Win Second Straight Shootout Over Rush
November 25th, 2012 at 10:58 PM
After being down going into the third period, Denver (8-7-1) was able to tie it up and score on its first three attempts in the shootout for a 2-1 win over Rapid City (8-6-3). Forward Jamie McQueen netted the game winner in the shootout. Luke Fulghum and Gabe Gauthier also scored....

Cutthroats Millan Named Central Hockey League Goalie of the Week
November 21st, 2012 at 4:51 PM
Despite getting off to a slow start this season, Kieran Millan got hot last week for Denver and earned the Oakley CHL goalie of the week honor. In two games against the Arizona Sundogs, he surrendered only one goal on 49 shots for a save percentage of .980 and a goals against...

Prospect Smith Tearing up the WHL
November 19th, 2012 at 12:17 PM
Following in the of Pierre Lacroix, Avalanche general manager Greg Sherman maybe have found a late-round gem in Kamloops forward Colin Smith. The seventh-round, 192nd pick has been lighting up the WHL for the first place Blazers. Through 25 games, Smith is second in the league with 49 points. Only teammate...

Colorado Avalanche Greats by the Numbers: 40 Through 49
November 15th, 2012 at 5:57 PM
Here is fifth installment in the series, Colorado Avalanche greatest players by jersey number: 40 through 49. Click here for part four. 40: Alex Tanguay (1999-2006) has his number 18 retired for the Halifax Mooseheads. He scored at least one point in his first five games as a rookie, including his first...

Chipchura, Sundogs Take Down Schwab, Cutthroats
November 7th, 2012 at 9:36 PM
Prescott Valley, Ariz. - Denver played rival Arizona close in the first and third periods but the Sundogs found the back of the net three times in the second in 5-3 victory Wednesday at Tim's Toyota Center. Derek LeBlanc, Kyle Schussler and Jeff Kyrzakos all scored in the middle frame for Arizona. Kyrzakos also...

Cutthroats Holding Their Own in Crowded Hockey Market
November 5th, 2012 at 10:38 AM
Despite being the new kids on the block in a highly-competitive hockey market, the Denver Cutthroats are doing a fine job stamping their footprint in the Denver area. The Cutthroats are the Central Hockey League affiliate of the Colorado Avalanche. The Cutthroats share the mile high hockey scene with one the...

Lake Erie Takes Two of Three Games
November 4th, 2012 at 11:41 AM
Lake Erie, Colorado's AHL affiliate, had the unenviable task of playing three games in three nights. After taking down Peoria and Milwaukee Thursday and Friday night, respectively, the Monsters (7-4-0-0) fell to Rockford in penalty-filled fest. In the game against the Rivermen, Lake Erie battled back down two goals in the third...

Defenseman Joel Chouinard Re-assigned to Denver
November 1st, 2012 at 11:57 AM
Even with the lockout, Colorado management still have decisions to make. So, with defenseman Joel Chouinard not able to crack the lineup with Lake Erie, Avalanche GM Greg Sherman re-assigned him to the Denver Cutthroats of the Central Hockey League. The former sixth-round pick in 2008 has spent the last two seasons...