Colorado Avalanche

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Sat, Oct 16, 2021

1:29pm - Jack Johnson entered the NHL's COVID-19 protocols on Saturday, Adrian Dater of ColoradoHockeyNow.com reports.

6:12am - Darren Helm is unlikely to play Saturday due to an undisclosed injury, Adrian Dater of Colorado Hockey Now reports.

Fri, Oct 15, 2021

6:05pm - Nathan MacKinnon (COVID-19 protocols) will not be available for Saturday's game against St. Louis, Adrian Dater of ColoradoHockeyNow.com reports.

6:03pm - Alex Newhook was reassigned to AHL Colorado on Friday.

5:51pm - Dylan Sikura was recalled by the Avalanche on Friday.

5:45pm - Stefan Matteau was recalled by the Avalanche on Friday.

5:35pm - Jayson Megna was recalled by the Avalanche on Friday.

3:44pm - Valeri Nichushkin is considered week-to-week with an upper-body injury, Peter Baugh of The Athletic reports.

Thu, Oct 14, 2021

10:06pm - Jayson Megna was sent down to AHL Colorado on Thursday, per CapFriendly.

6:02pm - Gabriel Landeskog was suspended two games for boarding Chicago's Kirby Dach.

12:13pm - Gabriel Landeskog will have a hearing with the Department of Player Safety for boarding the Blackhawks' Kirby Dach.

7:28am - Kurtis MacDermid did not suit up for Wednesday's season-opener against Chicago.

7:24am - Jayson Megna had one shot on net over 7:48 of ice time in Wednesday's 4-2 win over the Blackhawks.

7:17am - Cale Makar had three shots, one hit, one blocked shot and finished minis-1 over 22:31 of ice time in Wednesday's 4-2 win over Chicago.

Wed, Oct 13, 2021

12:59pm - Darcy Kuemper was the first goalie off the ice at morning skate, indicating he'll be between the pipes for Wednesday's home opener versus Chicago, Peter Baugh of The Athletic reports.

10:40am - Jayson Megna was promoted from AHL Colorado on Wednesday.

Tue, Oct 12, 2021

3:25pm - Pavel Francouz Avalanche clarified Tuesday that Francouz's lower-body injury is a sprained ankle, Peter Baugh of The Athletic reports.

2:55pm - Alex Newhook will be on the Avs' 23-man roster for Opening Night versus Chicago on Wednesday.

2:22pm - Nathan MacKinnon is asymptomatic after testing positive for COVID-19 and won't be available against the Blackhawks on Wednesday, though the team hopes he'll be cleared to play in Saturday's matchup with St. Louis. General manager Joe Sakic told reporters, "Hopefully he'll be able to test out and get ready. We're hoping for Saturday," Peter Baugh of The Athletic reports.

1:06pm - Nathan MacKinnon didn't practice Tuesday after being placed in the league's COVID-19 protocols.

Mon, Oct 11, 2021

2:52pm - Mikhail Maltsev was reassigned to AHL Colorado on Monday.

2:49pm - Devon Toews (undisclosed) was designated for non-roster injured reserve Monday.

2:46pm - Justin Barron was sent down to the minors Monday, Peter Baugh of The Athletic reports.

Sun, Oct 10, 2021

12:37pm - Jack Johnson signed a one-year, $750,000 deal with the Avalanche on Sunday, Elliotte Friedman of Sportsnet reports.

9:53am - Nathan MacKinnon scored two goals on seven shots to go along with three hits and a blocked shot over 18:33 of ice time in Saturday's 4-2 preseason win over Dallas.

9:47am - Cale Makar assistant coach Nolan Pratt said Makar will be ready for Wednesday's season-opener against the Blackhawks, Adrian Dater of Colorado Hockey Now reports.

9:43am - Jonas Johansson stopped 18 of 20 shots in Saturday's 4-2 preseason win over the Stars.

9:29am - Jack Johnson is expected to sign a contract with Colorado, Adrian Dater of Colorado Hockey Now reports. The signing could come as soon as Sunday but may not be officially announced until Monday.

Sat, Oct 9, 2021

4:47pm - Jonas Johansson is expected to defend the cage at home against the Stars on Saturday

1:17pm - J.T. Compher head coach Jared Bednar needs "a bounce-back year" from Compher, Scott MacDonald of Colorado Hockey Now reports.

Fri, Oct 8, 2021

4:32pm - Jayson Megna was waived by the Avalanche on Friday, Sportsnet's Chris Johnston reports.

4:30pm - Dennis Gilbert was waived by Colorado on Friday, Sportsnet's Chris Johnston reports.

7:10am - Jonas Johansson will be Colorado's backup goaltender to start the 2021-22 season, Mike Chambers of the Denver Post reports.

Thu, Oct 7, 2021

7:33pm - Darcy Kuemper will patrol the crease for Thursday's preseason tilt with Dallas, Matthew DeFranks of The Dallas Morning News reports.

3:39pm - Martin Kaut (leg) is on track to play in Thursday night's preseason game against the Stars, Peter Baugh of The Athletic reports.

3:32pm - Pavel Francouz is expected to be sidelined for 3-4 weeks with a lower-body injury, NHL.com's Rick Sadowski reports. The 31-year-old netminder has also been placed on injured reserve.

Wed, Oct 6, 2021

10:23pm - Stefan Matteau was waived by the Avalanche on Wednesday, Adrian Dater of Colorado Hockey Now reports.

10:20pm - Dylan Sikura was waived by Colorado on Wednesday, Adrian Dater of Colorado Hockey Nows reports.

10:16pm - Roland McKeown was waived by the Avalanche on Wednesday, Adrian Dater of Colorado Hockey Now reports.

10:07pm - Kiefer Sherwood Avalanche waived Sherwood on Wednesday, Adrian Dater of Colorado Hockey Now reports.

10:03pm - Pavel Francouz Avalanche are encouraged about the condition Francouz's lower-body injury, Adrian Dater of Colorado Hockey Now reports.

8:35am - Andre Burakovsky scored two goals on four shots with one hit over 16:36 of ice time in Tuesday's 7-4 preseason loss to the Golden Knights.

8:20am - Mikko Rantanen scored two goals on four shots along with one hit and four PIM in Tuesday's 7-4 preseason loss to the Golden Knights.

8:12am - Nathan MacKinnon had two assists, one shot on goal and two hits over 17:10 of ice time in Tuesday's 7-4 preseason loss to Vegas.

Tue, Oct 5, 2021

10:22pm - Pavel Francouz left Tuesday's contest versus the Golden Knights with an apparent injury, Mike Chambers of The Denver Post reports.

8:40pm - Pavel Francouz is expected to protect the home goal in Tuesday's preseason game versus the Golden Knights, Peter Baugh of The Athletic reports.

12:55pm - Martin Kaut (leg) skated Tuesday, Peter Baugh of The Athletic reports.

7:41am - Alex Newhook head coach Jared Bednar hinted that Newhook needs to play better to avoid a demotion to the AHL Colorado Eagles, Mike Chambers of the Denver Post reports.

7:33am - Darcy Kuemper made 29 saves on 32 shots in Monday's 3-1 preseason loss to the Wild.

Mon, Oct 4, 2021

7:48pm - Darcy Kuemper will patrol the crease in Monday's preseason tilt with the Wild.

7:13pm - Martin Kaut sustained a leg injury, Adrian Dater of Colorado Hockey Now reports.

6:04pm - Jordan Gross was waived by the Avalanche on Monday, Peter Baugh of The Athletic reports.

2:29pm - Martin Kaut sustaining an undisclosed injury at practice Sunday and is considered day-to-day, Peter Baugh of The Athletic reports.

Sun, Oct 3, 2021

1:21pm - Cale Makar Adrian Dater of ColoradoHockeyNow.com, Makar (undisclosed) wore a regular jersey during Sunday's practice, indicating he's been cleared for contact.

Thu, Sep 30, 2021

8:34pm - Darcy Kuemper led the Avalanche onto the ice and will protect the home goal in Thursday's preseason game versus the Wild, Peter Baugh of The Athletic reports.

Tue, Sep 28, 2021

9:47pm - Pavel Francouz is protecting the road goal Tuesday versus the Golden Knights, Peter Baugh of The Athletic reports.

2:37pm - Roland McKeown has cleared the NHL's COVID-19 protocols, Peter Baugh of The Athletic reports.

Mon, Sep 27, 2021

11:54am - Stefan Matteau returned to practice Monday after clearing the league's COVID-19 protocols, Peter Baugh of The Athletic reports.

Thu, Sep 23, 2021

4:28pm - Jordan Gross (lower body) was on the ice for the Avalanche's first practice of training camp Thursday, Adrian Dater of ColoradoHockeyNow.com reports.

4:26pm - Mikhail Maltsev (undisclosed) was on the ice for Thursday's practice, Adrian Dater of ColoradoHockeyNow.com reports.

3:59pm - Stefan Matteau has surfaced on the NHL's COVID-19 protocols list after testing positive for the virus, Mike Chambers of The Denver Post reports.

3:57pm - Roland McKeown has been added to the NHL's COVID-19 protocols list after testing positive for the virus, Mike Chambers of The Denver Post reports.

12:24pm - Cale Makar (undisclosed) is wearing a non-contact jersey for Thursday's training camp practice, Mike Chambers of The Denver Post reports.

Wed, Sep 22, 2021

9:18pm - Logan O'Connor signed a three-year contract worth $3.15 million with the Avalanche on Wednesday, Peter Baugh of The Athletic reports.

6:00pm - Erik Johnson to coach Jared Bednar, Johnson (upper body) is "healthy and ready to go," NHL.com's Rick Sadowski reports.

5:21pm - Devon Toews (undisclosed) will miss some time to start the campaign after undergoing offseason surgery, Peter Baugh of The Athletic reports.

Wed, Sep 8, 2021

9:05pm - Artem Anisimov will attend the Avalanche's training camp on a professional tryout contract, per CapFriendly.

Wed, Sep 1, 2021

3:56pm - Jack Johnson (abdomen) will link up with Colorado on a professional tryout agreement, per CapFriendly.

Mon, Aug 16, 2021

2:23pm - Dennis Gilbert signed a one-year, two-way contract with Colorado on Monday, Elliotte Friedman of Sportsnet reports.

Mon, Aug 2, 2021

7:23pm - Ryan Murray signed a one-year, $2 million deal with the Avalanche on Monday, Elliotte Friedman of Sportsnet reports.

Sat, Jul 31, 2021

11:16am - Jordan Gross (lower body) signed a one-year contract with the Avalanche on Saturday.

Thu, Jul 29, 2021

3:38pm - Dylan Sikura penned a one-year, two-way deal with the Avalanche on Thursday.

3:29pm - Stefan Matteau snagged a one-year, two-way deal from Colorado on Thursday.

1:58pm - Darren Helm penned a one-year, $1 million deal with Colorado on Thursday, Darren Dreger of TSN reports.

12:08pm - Pavel Francouz (lower body) is slated to be healthy for training camp in the fall according to general manager Joe Sakic, Altitude Sports Radio reports.

Tue, Jul 27, 2021

11:43pm - Gabriel Landeskog signed an eight-year contract worth $56 million with the Avalanche on Tuesday, Elliotte Friedman of Sportsnet reports.

2:14pm - Kurtis MacDermid was traded by the Kraken to the Avalanche in exchange for a 2023 fourth-round pick on Tuesday, PuckPedia reports.

Sat, Jul 24, 2021

10:48am - Cale Makar signed a six-year, $54 million contract extension with the Avalanche on Saturday, PuckPedia reports.

Thu, Jul 22, 2021

5:38pm - Kiefer Sherwood signed a one-year extension with the Avalanche on Thursday, PuckPedia reports.

Wed, Jul 21, 2021

11:55am - Gabriel Landeskog has not signed with Seattle ahead of Wednesday night's expansion draft, so he won't be selected by the Kraken, Peter Baugh of The Athletic reports.

Thu, Jul 15, 2021

8:38pm - Mikhail Maltsev (undisclosed) and a 2021 second-round draft pick were traded from the Devils to the Avalanche in exchange for Ryan Graves on Thursday.

Tue, Jun 29, 2021

12:51pm - Jonas Johansson secured a one-year, two-way contract with Colorado on Tuesday.

Wed, Jun 16, 2021

1:20pm - Jayson Megna -- who is no longer listed on the NHL's COVID-19 protocol list -- agreed to terms on a two-year contract with Colorado on Wednesday.

Thu, Jun 10, 2021

8:36pm - Philipp Grubauer will tend the road twine for Thursday's Game 6 against Vegas, Mike Chambers of The Denver Post reports.

Wed, Jun 9, 2021

8:39am - Patrik Nemeth had an assist, two hits and one blocked shot over 11:30 of ice time in Tuesday's 3-2 overtime loss to Vegas in Game 5 of their playoff series.

8:33am - Alex Newhook had an assist over 6:34 of ice time in Tuesday's 3-2 overtime loss to the Golden Knights in Game 5 of their playoff series.

8:22am - Devon Toews had an assist, two shots on goal and two PIM in Tuesday's 3-2 overtime loss to the Golden Knights in Game 5 of their playoff series.

8:14am - Mikko Rantanen had an assist, one shot on net and two hits in Tuesday's 3-2 overtime loss to Vegas in Game 5 of their playoff series.

Tue, Jun 8, 2021

8:48pm - Philipp Grubauer will protect the home goal in Tuesday's Game 5 versus the Golden Knights, Peter Baugh of The Athletic reports.

8:39pm - Logan O'Connor (lower body) was activated from injured reserve Tuesday, and he will play in Game 5 versus the Golden Knights, Peter Baugh of The Athletic reports.

2:30pm - Logan O'Connor (lower body) is ahead of schedule in his recovery and will be an option to play in Game 5 against the Golden Knights on Wednesday, Peter Baugh of The Athletic reports.

12:52pm - Nazem Kadri eight-game suspension has been upheld by a neutral arbitrator, Peter Baugh of The Athletic reports.

Sun, Jun 6, 2021

11:58pm - Andre Burakovsky recorded an assist, two hits and two PIM in Sunday's 5-1 loss to the Golden Knights in Game 4.

11:56pm - J.T. Compher posted an assist, three shots on goal and two PIM in Sunday's 5-1 loss to the Golden Knights in Game 4.

11:54pm - Brandon Saad scored a goal on two shots and added four hits in Sunday's 5-1 loss to the Golden Knights in Game 4.

11:51pm - Philipp Grubauer allowed five goals on 35 shots in Sunday's 5-1 loss to the Golden Knights in Game 4.

8:20pm - Philipp Grubauer will patrol the blue paint in Sunday's Game 4 clash in Vegas, Peter Baugh of The Athletic reports.

8:10pm - Logan O'Connor (lower body) will not be available for Game 4 against Vegas on Sunday, Peter Baugh of The Athletic reports.

Fri, Jun 4, 2021

9:51pm - Philipp Grubauer will get the starting nod for Game 3 in Vegas on Friday.

2:39pm - Logan O'Connor (lower body) won't be an option against the Golden Knights for Game 3 on Friday, though coach Jared Bednar told reporters, "Hopefully get him ready to go as soon as possible," per Peter Baugh of The Athletic.

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