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Avalanche Signs Geertsen, Graves, Martin

The defensemen and goaltender ink one-year deals

by Colorado Avalanche @Avalanche / ColoradoAvalanche.com

The Colorado Avalanche Hockey Club announced today that the team has signed defensemen Mason Geertsen and Ryan Graves and goaltender Spencer Martin to one-year contracts for the 2018-19 season.

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Greg Cronin Named Colorado Eagles Head Coach

Brings 30 years of coaching experience at NHL, AHL, NCAA, International levels. Current Eagles coaching staff to stay on as Cronin's assistants

by Colorado Avalanche @Avalanche / ColoradoAvalanche.com

The Colorado Avalanche Hockey Club announced today that Greg Cronin has been named head coach of the organization's American Hockey League affiliate, the Colorado Eagles.

In addition, Aaron Schneekloth and Ryan Tobler, who spent the past two seasons as the Eagles' head coach and assistant coach, respectively, will remain on the coaching staff as Cronin's assistants.  Ryan Bach will also remain as goaltending coach. 

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Altitude Sports Announces New Avalanche Play-By-Play Announcers

Marc Moser will be the TV play-by-play announcer and Conor McGahey will be the radio broadcaster

by Altitude Sports / ColoradoAvalanche.com

Altitude Sports & Entertainment announced today that they have named Marc Moser the new Colorado Avalanche television play-by-play announcer and hired Conor McGahey to replace Moser as the radio play-by-play announcer on Altitude Sports AM 950.

Moser brings over a decade of experience to the broadcast, previously acting as the team's radio play-by-play announcer for 11 years. His ties to the organization date back to the 1997-98 season when he became the in-studio host and producer of all Avalanche radio broadcasts. He worked in that capacity for seven years until the end of the 2003-04 campaign. During that time, Moser was also a daily sports talk show host and the host of the highly popular "Avalanche Talk" on the network flagship sports station.

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Eagles To Host San Jose Barracuda In Pair Of Preseason Contests

The Eagles will be the Avalanche's AHL affiliate next season

by Colorado Eagles / ColoradoEagles.com

The Colorado Eagles, proud affiliate of the Colorado Avalanche, have announced that the team will face the San Jose Barracuda in a pair of preseason games which will take place on September 28th and 29th at the Budweiser Events Center. Both games are slated to start at 7:05pm.

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Avalanche Signs Matt Nieto

Forward inks two-year contract With Colorado

by Colorado Avalanche @Avalanche / ColoradoAvalanche.com

The Colorado Avalanche Hockey Club announced today that the team has signed forward Matt Nieto to a two-year contract through the 2019-20 season.

Nieto, 25, set a career high with 15 goals in 2017-18, topping his previous best of 10 tallies in both 2013-14 and 2014-15 with the San Jose Sharks. The Long Beach, Calif., native finished the season with 26 points (15g, 11a) and contributed three points (0g, 3a) in six postseason contests. He notched his first career NHL hat trick on Oct. 24 versus Dallas, also finishing a career-high plus-4.

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Avalanche Signs Martin Kaut

2018 first-round draft pick inks entry-level contract

by Colorado Avalanche @Avalanche / ColoradoAvalanche.com

The Colorado Avalanche Hockey Club announced today that the team has signed forward Martin Kaut to a three-year, entry-level contract. Kaut was selected by the Avalanche with the 16th overall pick at the NHL Draft in Dallas on June 22.

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Avalanche Signs Cannata, Kosmachuk, Dries

Colorado inks goaltender, forwards to one-year deals

by Colorado Avalanche @Avalanche / ColoradoAvalanche.com

The Colorado Avalanche Hockey Club announced today that the team has signed goaltender Joe Cannata and forward Scott Kosmachuk to one-year contracts for the 2018-19 campaign and forward Sheldon Dries to a one-year, entry-level contract.

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Avalanche Signs Matt Calvert

Forward inks three-year contract with Colorado

by Colorado Avalanche @Avalanche / ColoradoAvalanche.com

The Colorado Avalanche Hockey Club announced today that the team has signed free-agent forward Matt Calvert to a three-year contract through the 2020-21 season.

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Avalanche Signs Ian Cole

Two-time Stanley Cup-winning defenseman inks three-year deal

by Colorado Avalanche @Avalanche / ColoradoAvalanche.com

The Colorado Avalanche Hockey Club announced today that the team has signed free-agent defenseman Ian Cole to a three-year contract through the 2020-21 season.

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Avalanche Enters Into ECHL Partnership With Utah Grizzlies

The Grizzlies will serve as Colorado's ECHL affiliate next season

by Utah Grizzlies / UtahGrizzlies.com

The Utah Grizzlies have announced an affiliation with the Colorado Avalanche effective July 1, 2018.

"This affiliation helps take us to the next level as we continue to grow the game of hockey in Utah," said Grizzlies CEO Kevin Bruder. "Colorado's dedication to winning and their acknowledgment of the pride and winning culture that we have in our organization is exciting."
"We are excited for this partnership with the Grizzlies," said Avalanche Assistant General Manager Craig Billington, who also serves as General Manager of the Colorado Eagles. "The Grizzlies are a strong organization with ties to the state of Colorado dating back even before the Avalanche came to Denver. The Grizzlies provide a great environment for our prospects to develop in and now gives us the opportunity to have our NHL, AHL and ECHL club all within the Rocky Mountain region."
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