Tagged: ‘Joe Sakic’

Avalanche signs college free agent Dominic Toninato
August 16th, 2017 at 3:09 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Avalanche failed to entice defenseman Will Butcher of the NCAA champion Denver Pioneers to sign with Colorado, but it did agree to terms with forward Dominic Toninato of the runner-up Minnesota-Duluth Bulldogs. Both Butcher and Toninato captained their college teams as seniors and became unrestricted free agents Wednesday, and...

Morning Flurries: Catching up with Peter Forsberg
August 16th, 2017 at 4:01 AM
***PHOTO1*** Photo by Jeff Vinnick/Getty Images Colorado Avalanche Our wonderful Jibblescribbits asks ... what if DUN DUN DUNâ?¦ the Colorado Avalanche never matched Joe Sakic offer sheet? For those that don't remember Joe Sakic signed an offer sheet with the Rangers in 1997. That would've...

Will Butcher to reject Avalanche, visit with Devils, Sabres, Golden Knights
August 15th, 2017 at 12:48 PM
***PHOTO1*** Will Butcher, the Hobey Baker Award-winning defenseman from the University of Denver, will begin speaking with at least three NHL teams Wednesday when he intends to become an unrestricted free agent, according to a source. The New Jersey Devils, Buffalo Sabres and expansion Vegas Golden Knights have interest in Butcher,...

Colorado Avalanche Top 25 Under 25, #8: Sven Andrighetto wasted no time making an impression
August 14th, 2017 at 2:45 PM
***PHOTO1*** Photo by Derek Leung/Getty Images Andreas Martinsen was an intriguing European signing. He was a big dude who could skate a little bit, finish the occasional close-distance scoring attempt and absolutely waste opponents along the boards when presented the opportunity. But he wasn't an...

What if the Colorado Avalanche had hired Kyle Dubas?
August 14th, 2017 at 7:41 AM
***PHOTO1*** Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images Back at the beginning of the offseason, the Colorado Avalanche caused quite the panic in the city of Toronto. It had been reported that the Avs had been granted permission to speak with Maple Leafs Assistant General Manager Kyle...