Category: ‘Defensemen’

Colorado Avalanche Sign Tyson Barrie to Two Year Contract Through 2015-2016 Season
September 4th, 2014 at 7:53 PM
As the NHL preseason draws nearer, the Colorado Avalanche have taken care of their last bit of contract business before the season begins. Budding defenseman Tyson Barrie has been signed to a deal that will keep him in an Avalanche uniform for the next two seasons. The deal is reportedly...

Which Colorado Avalanche Prospect is Most Likely to Debut This Season?
August 14th, 2014 at 6:07 PM
With the depth that the Colorado Avalanche currently have on the roster, the team appears to be in pretty good shape heading into the upcoming season. While that is good for the team and the fans, it does mean that some of the young prospects in the developmental system will...

2014-2015 Season Player Preview: Erik Johnson
July 14th, 2014 at 10:45 PM
For a former first overall pick, Colorado Avalanche defenseman Erik Johnson has quietly settled into a role as half of the team's top defensive pair. Although his usual partner for the last couple of seasons has been Jan Hejda, it is expected that next season Johnson will be paired with...

2014-2015 Season Player Preview: Brad Stuart
July 10th, 2014 at 9:45 PM
Amidst all of the commotion on the first day of free agency, the Colorado Avalanche acquired a player who was not a free agent. On July 1, the day that free agency opened, Colorado struck a trade with the San Jose Sharks, sending them two future draft picks for defenseman...

2014-2015 Season Player Preview: Jan Hejda
June 26th, 2014 at 4:06 PM
With the retirement of goaltender J.S. Giguere from the NHL, defenseman Jan Hejda becomes the oldest player on the Colorado Avalanche roster at 36. Even though he is in the twilight of his career, Hejda continues to play at a high level, as he and teammate Erik Johnson are the regular...