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The re-scheduled 2022 World Junior Ice Hockey Championship concluded with a gold medal 3-2 OT win for Team Canada over Team Finland. It was an unsurprising result for Canada after a dominant showing throughout the tournament complete with a lethal high-octane offense led by Anaheim Ducks prospect Mason McTavish (8 Goals, 9 Assists) and strong goaltending. Hockey in August offered…...

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I was getting ready to write this piece for the week, and was sitting there wracking my brain thinking “hmmm… what should the ‘theme’ be this week?”. Then I realized, the reason I love this piece so much is that… there is no theme! We’re just here to talk about what is going on with the Colorado Avalanche and around…...

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The 2022 World Junior Ice Hockey Championship will begin tomorrow on August 9th. It will run through the 20th in Edmonton, Alberta at Rogers Place. Team USA will look to earn back-to-back gold medals in the competition which will also host Czechia, Finland, Canada, Slovakia, Sweden, Germany, Switzerland, Austria, and Latvia. Each team will get four games to earn placements…...

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Starting this last summer, Oskar Olausson’s life has been a whirlwind of one event after the other. In July Olausson, joined by a draft class made up of Owen Power, Matty Beniers, and Luke Hughes, was selected 28th overall and is one of three Swedish first-round draft picks throughout Avalanche history. One is Jonas Johansson, and the other? Gabriel Landeskog.…...

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Less than a week to go in the NHL season, and that just means the storylines around the league are getting more and more interesting. A wild game on Sunday night, another great player calls it a career, and the Avs stumble down the stretch causing some to be concerned. Ryan Getzlaf hangs ‘em up Ryan Getzlaf officially called it…...

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For many leagues around the world, the home stretch of the season has been entered and in some cases, the playoffs are already underway. For prospects, this is the last push to make an impression before the Avs turn their focus toward their own playoffs. AHL: The Colorado Eagles are plugging right along now third in the Pacific and fifth…...

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The winter break is officially over and hopefully with the last wave of COVID hopefully in the rearview for the most part, developmental leagues are getting back up and running again. Prospect of the Week: Oskar Olausson – RW (Oshawa Generals) round 1, pick 27, 2021 Games Played Goals Assists Points PIM +/- 40 23 14 37 14 0 After…...

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The winter break is officially over and hopefully with the last wave of COVID hopefully in the rearview for the most part, developmental leagues are getting back up and running again. AHL: Another solid win streak has finally pushed the Eagles up into the top half of the division. As is always the case for AHL team the roster remains…...

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With most prospects hitting the ten-game mark of the season trajectories for the year are starting to become clear and many of them are of the very positive variety. Despite having just one first-round pick in their unsigned ranks the Avs prospect pool remains strong. Prospect of the Week: Sampo Ranta – LW Games Played Goals Assists Points PIM +/-…...

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With most prospects hitting the ten-game mark of the season trajectories for the year are starting to become clear and many of them are of the very positive variety. Despite having just one first-round pick in their unsigned ranks the Avs prospect pool remains strong. Prospect of the Week: Sean Behrens – D (Denver) round 2, pick 61, 2021 Games…...

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As North American prospects begin settling into their seasons we start to see who is more than a flash in the pan of a hot start. For many Avs prospects, early signs continue to be encouraging and while ELC conversations are still months away, the Avs will have some interesting decisions to make. AHL: The revolving door has continued for…...

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Around the world, every major professional and junior hockey league is underway and things are at least back to normal-ish. With graduations to both the AHL and NHL, the Avs prospect pool is a bit thinner than in previous years but there is still plenty of high-end potential to be found. Returning players will be making up lost ground as…...

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The 2021 NHL Draft is in the books and the Colorado Avalanche selected four players throughout the process as they added to their prospect pool. Over the course of two days and 224 picks, the Avs found four players who fit the traits we’ve come to expect from the scouting department of the organization even though this was the first…...

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