The Avs don’t need Evan Rodrigues to be my destiny. But with Gabriel Landskog injured, they need Rodriguez now more than ever.

If you’re a fan of Avs identified in Evan Rodrigues as the man tasked with filling a hole the size of Nazim Qadri in coach Jared Bednar’s top six, you might want to keep this eraser on hand. “(You) are just playing your own game,” Rodriguez, who signed A $2M 1-year free agent deal with … Read more

NHL Training Camp Buzz: Suzuki is out for two weeks for the two clubs

Welcome to the hype of the 2022-23 NHL training camp. Training camp is underway for all 32 teams and has you covered with the latest news. Montreal Canadiens Nick Suzuki The Canadians said Thursday that he will miss two weeks with a lower-body injury. The striker, who was named captain on September 12, had … Read more

Colorado Avalanche awards Nathan McKinnon 8-year extension of $100.8 million

instead of Nathan McKinnon After owning one of the league’s best-paid deals, he’s now on the cusp of becoming the highest-paid player in the game starting next season. McKinnon and the Colorado Avalanche have agreed to an eight-year, $100.8 million extension that will carry $12.6 million, sources told ESPN, confirming multiple reports. It’s a deal … Read more

McKinnon signs an eight-year contract with Avalanche

Nathan McKinnon He 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 that he signed with Avalanche on July 8, 2016. He could have become an unrestricted free agent after that season. “Nathan is clearly one of the … Read more

Avalanche season preview: Georgiev trying to repeat the trophy cup title

The 2022-23 NHL season begins October 7. With training camps opening soon, takes a look at the three keys, the inside scoop on roster questions, and the predicted lineup for each of the 32 teams. Today, the Colorado Avalanche. Fitness Trainer: Jared Bednar (season seven) Last season: 56-19-7; First place in the Central Division, … Read more

NHL Burning Questions: Colorado Avalanche

Christopher Hanwinkel – USA TODAY Sports This is the latest file in’s ongoing “The Three Important Questions” series – an analysis of the critical questions for every NHL team ahead of the start of the 2022-23 regular season. In today’s dossier, we ask three important questions about the Stanley Cup defender Colorado Avalanche. Three … Read more

Mailbag: Rangers favorite department, chances of avalanche recur

Where do you see the New York Rangers end up in the Metropolitan Division? -thewriteben first place. Rangers have the best goalkeepers in the division. You could argue that alone should suffice given that they also rank well in scoring, special teams, defense and training, but goal-directing is what separates New York from the division’s … Read more

Top 5 favorites for the Norris Cup 2022-23

Ron Chinoy USA Today Sports In just three seasons of the National Hockey League, Cal McCar of the Colorado Avalanche made his case for being named the best defender of his generation. He received the Calder Cup in his rookie year. Last season, he added Con Smith, the Stanley Cup and the Norris Cup. Officially, … Read more