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Makar, Timmins Named To World Junior Roster

The tournament will begin on Dec. 26 in Buffalo

by Callie Parmele / ColoradoAvalanche.com

Colorado Avalanche prospects Cale Makar and Conor Timmins have been named to Hockey Canada's 2018 IIHF World Junior Championship roster, Hockey Canada announced on Saturday.

The defensemen were two of the 32 players at Team Canada's Selection Camp, which featured three exhibition games. Timmins skated in one contest and registered two points while Makar defended the blue line in two of the outings.

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Avalanche Farm Report - Dec. 12

Forward Nick Henry had two multi-point games for the Regina Pats

by Taylor Hodapp / ColoradoAvalanche.com

San Antonio Rampage

The Rampage fell 5-1 to the Bakersfield Condors on Tuesday. San Antonio was shut out until David Warsofsky scored a power-play marker late in the final frame, assisted by Andrew Agozzino. The Rampage outshot the Condors 37-30 in the loss.

San Antonio bounced back with a 5-2 win over Bakersfield on Saturday. Rocco Grimaldi registered his first career hat trick and the Rampage more than doubled the Condors' shots on goal with a 49-23 edge in the category as netminder Spencer Martin made 21 saves between the posts.

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Makar And Timmins Named To World Junior Selection Camp

Ten defensemen were invited to Canada's World Junior selection camp

by Callie Parmele / ColoradoAvalanche.com

Colorado Avalanche prospects Cale Makar and Conor Timmins were named to Hockey Canada's roster for the National Junior Team Selection Camp on Wednesday.

The defensemen are two of 32 players that will be evaluated during the four-day event, which runs Dec. 12-15 in St. Catharines, Ontario.

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Leivermann Preparing For The Next Level

Avalanche prospect and 2017 draft pick is playing in the BCHL with the Penticton Vees

by Ron Knabenbauer @RonKnab / ColoradoAvalanche.com

A version of the following story appeared in the 2017-18 first edition of AVALANCHE, the official game magazine of the Colorado Avalanche Hockey Club. For more feature stories, purchase a copy of the magazine during Avs home games at Pepsi Center. All proceeds from game-magazine sales support youth hockey associations in Colorado.


It was anxious anticipation in the Leivermann household.

Nick Leivermann and his family were watching the 2017 NHL Draft on television in his home in Eden Prairie, Minnesota, knowing that there was a chance that he could be picked by a club. The defenseman had spoken with several NHL teams during the previous season and was rated in NHL Central Scouting's prospect rankings, but he still wasn't sure if he would hear his name called.

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Avalanche Farm Report - Dec. 5

Timmins had three mutli-point games, Lewis registered eight points

by Taylor Hodapp / ColoradoAvalanche.com

San Antonio Rampage

The San Antonio Rampage kicked of an eight-game homestand this week with a back-to-back contests against the Iowa Wild.  

The Rampage fell 5-3 to the Wild on Friday behind three power-play goals from Iowa. San Antonio opened the match's scoring with assists credited to Andrei Mironov and Chris Bigras. Mironov found the back of the net early in the second frame, with a helper from goaltender Spencer Martin to give the Rampage a two-goal lead before the Wild scored four unanswered goals.

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Avalanche Farm Report - Nov. 28

Several of Colorado's prospects shined

by Taylor Hodapp / ColoradoAvalanche.com

San Antonio Rampage

After earning a win on Tuesday, the San Antonio Rampage (11-8-1-0) lost three straight road contests this past week and now return home for an eight-game homestand in December.

On Tuesday, the Rampage outlasted the Bakersfield Condor for a 3-2 overtime win in what was its only victory of the week. In the opening period, Tyson Jost and Rocco Grimaldi recorded assists on first goal for San Antonio, yielding a 1-1 score at the first intermission. After a scoreless second stanza, Andrew Agozzino assisted on the tying marker to send the contest into an extra session. A.J. Greer scored game-winning tally in overtime with an assist coming from netminder Spencer Martin, who had 35 saves on 37 shots in the match.

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Avalanche Farm Report - Nov. 21

Nick Leivermann named the BCHL player of the week

by Taylor Hodapp / ColoradoAvalanche.com

San Antonio Rampage

The San Antonio Rampage improve to 10-5-1-0 after three games this week.

On Tuesday, the Rampage suffered a 6-3 loss to the Grand Rapids Griffins. After a scoreless first period, San Antonio conceded five goals in the middle frame which dug them into a hole they could not get out of. Jesse Graham and Trent Volgelhuber recorded assists in the loss. Spencer Martin played the first 35:47 of the contest and turned away 18 shots.

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Avalanche Farm Report - Nov. 14

The San Antonio Rampage continues its strong play

by Taylor Hodapp / ColoradoAvalanche.com

San Antonio Rampage

The San Antonio Rampage improved to 9-3-1-0 in the 2017-18 campaign after skating in three games last week.

The Rampage started the week on Wednesday by falling 7-4 to the Grand Rapids Griffins. San Antonio allowed five unanswered goals in the second and third periods in the loss.

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Avalanche Farm Report - Nov. 7

J.C. Beaudin and Reid Petryk extended their point streaks

by Taylor Hodapp / ColoradoAvalanche.com

San Antonio Rampage

The San Antonio Rampage (7-2-1-0) played the Iowa Wild on Thursday and Friday at Wells Fargo Arena and the split the back-to-back set.

The Iowa Wild had a 1-0 lead after the first 20 minutes of the first contest. After a scoreless second frame, Jesse Graham finished a pass from Trent Vogelhuber to tie the game for the Rampage 9:13 into the third.

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Avalanche Farm Report - Oct. 31

J.C. Beaudin and Conor Timmins each registered five assists

by Taylor Hodapp / ColoradoAvalanche.com

San Antonio Rampage

The San Antonio Rampage extended its win streak to five on Friday against the San Jose Barracuda before falling to the San Diego Gulls on Saturday.

On Friday, San Antonio defeated San Jose 3-1 and shut out San Jose on eight power-play opportunities. Rocco Grimaldi put the Rampage on the board with the first tally of the contest when he took advantage of a 5-on-3 power-play in the opening stanza.

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