Colorado Avalanche sign Nathan MacKinnon to 8-year contract extension

Colorado Avalanche sign Nathan MacKinnon to 8-year contract extension

After a couple of days of rumors and hints that Nathan MacKinnon is going to get his deserved contract extension, the news has become official. Announced by the team on Tuesday morning, the Colorado Avalanche have signed MacKinnon to an eight-year, $100.8-million deal that will keep him in Denver through the 2030-31 season. The 27-year-old … Read more

Landeskog Unlikely To Start Season On Time For Avalanche

Landeskog

Today was day one of the Colorado Avalanche training camp, which means one thing… HOCKEY IS BACK! We started out with mostly the veterans in the first group. There were a few absences, however, for various reasons. Coach Jared Bednar later stated that Gabriel Landeskog is dealing with a lower body injury and that he … Read more

Landeskog likely to miss the start of the season for Avalanche with injury

Landeskog likely to miss the start of the season for Avalanche with injury

DENVER — Gabriel Landeskog is not expected to be ready for the start of the season for the Colorado Avalanche because of a lower-body injury. Landeskog missed the final 23 games of the 2021-22 regular season after he had knee surgery on March 14. He returned for the start of the Stanley Cup Playoffs and … Read more

As camp opens, GM Doug Armstrong talks Blues, Avalanche, parity and scoring St. Louis Blues

As camp opens, GM Doug Armstrong talks Blues, Avalanche, parity and scoring  St.  Louis Blues

Conventional wisdom — and most Blues fans, it seems — feel the team will be worse without forward David Perron and goalie Ville Husso on the roster. “That’s why you play the games,” general manager Doug Armstrong said, with a laugh. “We’ll find out.” The Blues are on the verge of that nine-month “finding out” … Read more

Report: Alex Galchenyuk to join Avalanche on PTO from Coyotes

Report: Alex Galchenyuk to join Avalanche on PTO from Coyotes

While Nathan MacKinnon signed his massive eight-year extension was the news of the day for the Colorado Avalanchethere was a little additional nugget of information on the team’s yet-to-be-released training camp roster from Peter Baugh. The # Avs are signing Alex Galchenyuk to a PTO, per a source. He had 21 points in 60 games … Read more

Colorado Avalanche give Nathan MacKinnon an 8-year, $100.8M extension

Colorado Avalanche give Nathan MacKinnon an 8-year, $100.8M extension

Instead of Nathan MacKinnon Having the mantle of one of the league’s best bargain contracts, he is now about to become the highest-paid player in the game starting next season. MacKinnon and the Colorado Avalanche agreed to an eight-year, $100.8 million extension that will carry a $12.6 million AAV, sources told ESPN, confirming multiple reports. … Read more

MacKinnon signs eight-year contract with Avalanche

MacKinnon signs eight-year contract with Avalanche

Nathan MacKinnon signed an eight-year contract with the Colorado Avalanche on Tuesday. Financial terms were not disclosed. The 27-year-old center has one season remaining on a seven-year contract he signed with the Avalanche on July 8, 2016. He could have become an unrestricted free agent after this season. “Nathan is obviously one of the premier … Read more

Avalanche Signs MacKinnon to Eight-Year Extension

Avalanche Signs MacKinnon to Eight-Year Extension

The Colorado Avalanche Hockey Club announced today that the team has signed a forward Nathan MacKinnon to an eight-year contract extension starting in 2023-24 (runs through 2030-31). He has one year left on his current deal signed on July 8, 2016. The first overall pick in the 2013 NHL Draft, MacKinnon was a finalist for … Read more

Rookie Tournament Recap: Avalanche rookies blank Arizona

Rookie Tournament Recap: Avalanche rookies blank Arizona

After Saturday’s ugly loss to the San Jose rookies, the Colorado Avalanche were looking to get back in the win column and leave the tournament with some positives heading into the main training camp. It was a tall order with an even younger lineup than the previous game with Oskar Olausson and Alex Beaucage drawing … Read more

Vogt: My Projected Colorado Avalanche Opening Night Lineup

Vogt: My Projected Colorado Avalanche Opening Night Lineup

The Colorado Avalanche look a little different compared to the end of their Stanley Cup run. So what can we expect for the projected lines and roster next month? There were quite a few departures from the team so let me start by going over those first. The biggest key departure from the Avs has … Read more