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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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Avalanche Farm Report - Oct. 24

The San Antonio Rampage sweep a three-game series against Texas for the first time

by Taylor Hodapp / ColoradoAvalanche.com

San Antonio Rampage

The San Antonio Rampage swept the Texas Stars in a three-game series this weekend to improve to 5-1-0 on the season. It marked the first time in the Rampage-Stars nine-year rivalry that one of the clubs had won each of the three games in a three-day span.

On Friday, the Rampage snagged a 3-2 win behind shootout tallies from Joe Colborne and Rocco Grimaldi. After giving up the lead in the middle stanza, A.J. Greer found Mason Geertsen for the defenseman's first-ever AHL goal to tie the game at 2-2 heading into the second intermission. After a scoreless third frame and overtime, the contest headed into a shootout. Spencer Martin turned away two of Texas' three attempts, allowing Colborne--who also had an assist in regulation--and Grimaldi to find the back of the net to land the Rampage the victory. Martin totaled 31 saves on 33 shots through overtime.

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Avalanche Farm Report: Oct. 17

by Taylor Hodapp / ColoradoAvalanche.com

San Antonio Rampage

The San Antonio Rampage sits at 2-1-0 after its first three games. The first and only loss of the season so far for the Rampage came on Thursday on the road against the Bakersfield Condors.

In Bakersfield, San Antonio scored twice in the first stanza and had a 2-1 lead going into the second period. Markers in the opening frame came from forwards Gabriel Bourque and Andrew Agozzino.

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Avalanche Farm Report: Oct. 10

Many of Colorado's prospects begin regular-season play

by Taylor Hodapp / ColoradoAvalanche.com

San Antonio Rampage

The San Antonio Rampage opened the season on Saturday with a 2-1 win at home against the Ontario Reign.

Samuel Blais and Jordan Schmaltz recorded goals for the Rampage, while Avalanche prospects Andrew Agozzino, Gabriel Bourque and Rocco Grimaldi picked up assists. Goaltender Spencer Martin finished with 18 saves on 19 shots.

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Colorado Eagles To Become AHL Affiliate Of The Avalanche

Avs sign affiliation agreement with northern neighbors in Loveland

by Colorado Avalanche @Avalanche / ColoradoAvalanche.com

The Colorado Avalanche Hockey Club, in conjunction with the American Hockey League and the Colorado Eagles, announced today that the Eagles will serve as the Avalanche's AHL affiliate beginning with the 2018-19 season.

The AHL Board of Governors formally approved league expansion at their 2017 Annual Meeting in July, with the Eagles officially becoming the 31st AHL franchise today. The San Antonio Rampage will remain Colorado's AHL affiliate for the upcoming 2017-18 campaign, while the Eagles will spend one more year as the Avalanche's ECHL affiliate.

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Avalanche Rookies Show "Compete" At Prospect Showcase

Colorado closed the 2017 rookie tournament with a loss to the Anaheim Ducks

by Ron Knabenbauer @RonKnab / ColoradoAvalanche.com

SAN JOSE, Calif.--At this point of the season when the contests don't matter in the standings--the preseason doesn't even begin for another week--wins and losses aren't the most important things on NHL teams minds.

It's more about developing players and engraining the system that they want to play in their minds. That way when the regular season does arrive, everyone is on the same page for the 82-game marathon.

The Colorado Avalanche was aiming for just that the past four days at the San Jose Sharks Prospect Showcase.

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Avs Close Prospect Showcase Against Ducks

Colorado gets ready for its second game in two days

by Ron Knabenbauer @RonKnab / ColoradoAvalanche.com

SAN JOSE, Calif.--The Colorado Avalanche closes out the Prospect Showcase with 1 p.m. MT game on Tuesday against the Anaheim Ducks. The outing will be streamed live online for free.

It will be Colorado's second game in a matter of 17 hours after the club lost 4-3 in overtime to the Arizona Coyotes on Monday night.

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