DENVER - The Colorado Avalanche Hockey Club announced Tuesday a one-year American Hockey League affiliation agreement with the Albany River Rats. The Avalanche will share the affiliation with the Carolina Hurricanes.
"We have decided to continue our AHL relationship with the Carolina Hurricanes franchise," said Craig Billington, Avalanche Director of Player Development. "Short-term, we felt this was definitely the best development environment for our players to perform.
This agreement will run thorough the end of the 2006-07 season.