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If someone off the street who didn’t know Cale Makar went up to him and made some small talk like, “So what did you do this weekend?”, the newest member of the Avalanche would have said: “Oh, nothing much. I was in Buffalo, where I played two NCAA Frozen Four games. On Friday, I won the NCAA college player of…...

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First off, a Faustian Bargain is: damned if you do, damned if you don’t. The Avalanche, it would seem, have one on their hands. If they DO sign Cale Makar to a contract tonight or tomorrow, and he DOES play one minute for the Avs in these playoffs, the phenom defenseman prospect automatically burns a year off his entry-level contract...

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CALGARY, Alberta – When the NCAA championship game finishes between the University of Massachusetts and Minnesota-Duluth Saturday night, the Avalanche plan to try to immediately sign top prospect Cale Makar to an entry-level NHL contract, BSN Denver has learned. It should be an easy sell. The most Makar can make for his first three years, excluding bonuses, is $925,000 per...

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Hello from the practice rink, where the Avs held a fairly brief session at Family Sports Center before heading to the airport to fly to St. Louis. No Mikko Rantanen today again. However, Mikko did take to the ice after practice. Not in skates, but in sneakers, gloves and a stick. And, he did a lot of puck-handling, some of...

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I’ve gotten some gloomy texts from Avalanche fans of late, who seem to be already throwing in the towel for the 2017-18 season. “AD, give me some reason for hope with this team because right now I’m just not seeing any”, can accurately sum up the gist of many messages in my inbox. You need optimism? You need someone to...

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Most everyone in hockey believes the Colorado Avalanche made a fine selection in Cale Makar, with the No. 4 overall pick in Friday’s first round of the NHL draft. He’s got skill at both ends of the ice and some think he has a chance to become another Erik Karlsson. But there’s there’s been this little qualifier with Makar since...

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The Avalanche will hold their annual development camp starting Tuesday at Family Sports Center. Recent draftees such as Cale Makar and Conor Timmins are slated to take part. Here is the schedule: Tuesday, June 27 Morning on-ice sessions at Family Sports (four different groups)                            8 a.m. – 12:45 p.m. Media availability in dressing room                                                                            12:45 p.m. Afternoon on-ice session at...

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Get to Know Cale Makar Date of Birth: 10/30/1998 Place of Birth: Calgary, AB, CAN Ht: 5’11” Wt: 179 lbs Shoots: Right Position: Defense Team (League): Brooks Bandits (AJHL) Statistics What Scouts See Craig Button, TSN: “I’m not saying he’s Erik Karlsson because we’re talking about a superstar and one of the great defencemen of his era, but (Makar) plays...

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