The Colorado Avalanche on Wednesday assigned defenseman Stefan Elliott to the Lake Erie Monsters of the American Hockey League, bringing their training camp roster down to 27 players.
Elliott, 22, has played parts of the last two seasons in the NHL. He had a goal and four points in 18 games last season, following four goals and 13 points in 39 games as a rookie in 2011-12.
Elliott was a second-round pick of the Avalanche (No. 49) in the 2009 NHL Draft.