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Get to Know Chris Martenet Date of Birth: 9/25/1996 Place of Birth: Waukesha, WI Ht: 6’7”    Wt: 196 lbs Shoots: Left Position: Defense Team: London Knights (OHL) As any NHL draft progresses into the 3rd and 4th rounds, you begin to see a number of prospects with one or two really alluring attributes and a whole bunch of question marks.  Chris Martenet fits that…...

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Get to Know Erik Foley Date of Birth: 6/30/1997 Place of Birth: Mansfield, MA, USA Ht: 5’11” Wt: 172 lbs Shoots: Left Position: Left Wing Team: Cedar Rapids Roughriders (USHL) Erik Foley is the kind of player you fall in love with quickly. He’s a bit on the small side but plays like he’s Godzilla on skates. He thrives…...

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Get to Know Jérémy Roy Date of Birth: 5-14-97 Place of Birth: Longueuil, QC, CAN Ht: 6’0” Wt: 183 lbs Shoots: Right Position: Defense Team: Sherbrooke Phoenix (QMJHL) Jérémy Roy turned 18 12 days ago, yet he still led all defensemen on the Sherbrooke Phoenix this season in points with 43 (5g,38a) playing in only 46 games. During the…...

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Get to Know Jordan Greenway: Date of Birth: 2/16/1997 Place of Birth: Potsdam, NY, USA Ht: 6’5″ Wt: 223 lbs Shoots: Left Position: Left Wing Team: United States National U-18 Team (USHL) Jordan Greenway is a player people know simply for being big and at 6’5″ and 223 pounds it’s justifiable that he’s been given that cross to bear.…...

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Get to Know Nikita Korostelev Date of birth: 2/8/1997 Place of birth: Moscow, Russia Ht: 6’1″     Wt: 196 lbs Shoots: Right Position: RW Team: Sarnia Sting (OHL) In many ways, Nikita Korostelev is a stereotypical Russian winger.  His scoring and willingness to use is size is there, but so are questions about his work ethic and defensive game.  However, the dual Canadian citizen has been playing…...

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Coming in at #6 on our Top 25 Avalanche Under 25 countdown is defenseman and top prospect Chris Bigras.  Bigras edges out #7 Calvin Pickard, #8 Joey Hishon, and #9 Stefan Elliott to take the title of best Avalanche prospect not regularly playing in the NHL. Our BSN Avalanche writers unanimously ranked Chris Bigras 6th overall for Avalanche players under 25…...

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The Avalanche parted ways with the Lake Erie Monsters this summer, taking on a new AHL affiliate in the San Antonio Rampage. When affiliations change like this, it’s natural to wonder what happens to the team personnel. In short, those who are part of the Avalanche organization (i.e., coaches, draft picks, free agents contracted with the Avs) are headed…...

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Get to Know Jack Roslovic Date of Birth: 1/29/1997 Place of Birth: Columbus, OH, USA Ht: 6’1″ Wt: 183 lbs Shoots: Right Position: Center/Right Wing Team: United States National U-18 Team Another USHL star, Jack Roslovic comes not from the Minnesota, Michigan, or Massachusetts powerhouse pipelines but from the competitively more unheralded Ohio hockey program. Roslovic is one of…...

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Get to Know Christian Fischer: Date of Birth: 4/15/1997 Place of Birth: Wayne, IL, USA Ht: 6″1″ Wt: 212 lbs Shoots: Right Position: RW Team: United States National U-18 Team (USHL) Christian Fischer is a player that has gone about his business very quietly in his draft year. So quietly, in fact, that when you do a Google search…...

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Ask any Colorado Avalanche fan about Joey Hishon, and they will immediately tell you they have a soft spot in their heart for him. His charismatic persona and unwavering resilience, when faced with a darkness and hurdle that no athlete ever hopes to face, has made him a fan favorite in Denver. At 5’10” and 170 pounds, Hishon isn’t…...

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Get to Know Jakob Forsbacka-Karlsson Date of Birth: 10/31/1996 Place of Birth: Stockholm, SWE Ht: 6’1″ Wt: 185 lbs Shoots: Right Position: Center Team: Omaha Lancers (USHL) Jakob Forsbacka-Karlsson, known by teammates and friends as “JFK”, is a rare prospect in that he came to the United States from his native Sweden two years ago. While players coming from…...

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Get to know Nathan Noel Date of Birth: 6/21/1997 Place of Birth: St. John’s, NL, CAN Ht: 5’11″ Wt: 172 lbs Shoots: Right Position: Center Team: Saint John Sea Dogs Some players just have a tendency to grab your attention whenever they are on the ice. Nathan Noel is one of those players. He exemplifies the cliche — it’s not the size of the sea dog…...

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The ‘Top 25 Avalanche Under 25’ breaks into the to single digits today but before we get to today’s entry, be sure to read up on #10 Dennis Everberg, #11 Duncan Siemens, and #12 Conner Bleackley! Today we check in at #9 with polarizing defenseman Stefan Elliott. Elliott clocked in with an average rating of 9.7, ranging from 9…...

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Get to Know Filip Chlapik Date of Birth: 3-6-97 Place of Birth: Praha, CZE Ht: 6’1” Wt: 183 lbs Shoots: Left Position: Center Team: Charlottetown Islanders (QMJHL) Filip Chlapik already had an extensive career in the Czech Republic before joining the QMJHL. His participation in international events for his national team is impressive, and he helped his team win…...

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Get to Know Pavel Zacha Date of Birth:  4/6/1997 Place of Birth:  Brno, Czech Republic Ht:  6’3″  Wt:  214 lbs Shoots: Left Position:  Center Team:  Sarnia Sting (OHL) It’s somewhat rare to see Czechs drafted in the top 10 of a draft – Jakub Voracek 7th Overall placement in 2007 was the last instance – but Pavel Zacha is making…...

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Get to Know Colin White Date of Birth: 1/30/1997 Place of Birth: Hanover, MA, USA Ht: 6’0″ Wt: 183 lbs Shoots: Right Position: Right Wing/Center Team: United States National Under-18 Team Colin White is not your typical mid-to-late first round prospect, especially coming from the US Development Program. His game is much more mature and while he isn’t nearly…...

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At long last we count down the top 10 of the Top 25 Avalanche Under 25 series.  If you missed them earlier in the week, be sure to check out the players who just missed out on a top 10 spot: #11 Duncan Siemens, #12 Conner Bleackley, and #13 Freddie Hamilton. Today the big “Swedish Bull” Dennis Everberg goes under the microscope…...

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