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The Colorado Avalanche Announce the Addition of an ECHL Affiliate, the Fort Wayne Komets
July 22nd, 2014 at 5:40 PM
The family of hockey teams affiliated with the Colorado Avalanche got a little bigger on Tuesday, as the Avalanche and the ECHL's Fort Wayne Komets have announced a new affiliation agreement. Colorado now has affiliate teams in three minor leagues: The AHL's Lake Erie Monsters, the aforementioned Komets, and the CHL's...

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...

Denver Cutthroats, Minor League Affiliate of Colorado Avalanche, to Play in CHL Finals
May 2nd, 2014 at 5:05 PM
While the season is over for the Colorado Avalanche, their affiliate team in the Central Hockey League, the Denver Cutthroats, is playing for a league championship. The Cutthroats are an expansion franchise in the CHL, playing in only their second season. It hasn't taken long for them to rise to...