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Avs Prospects Signing Tracker - 05/24/2016

Update: Anton Lindholm

Deadline to ink Alexis Pepin and Nick Magyar to entry-level contacts is coming up on June 1st. Best guess is that the Avs will opt not to sign either player.

Player Team League Status
CHL (June 1, 2016)
Conner Bleackley RED WHL 2/29, traded to AZ (NHL)
Nick Magyar KIT OHL
Julien Nantel ROU QMJHL 3/9, 3-YR ELC, COL (NHL)
Alexis Pepin VAL QMJHL
Kyle Wood NOR OHL 2/29, traded to AZ (NHL)
Europe (June 1, 2016)
Anton Lindholm SKE SHL 5/24, 3-YR ELC, COL (NHL)
NHL (Two-Way/ELC - July 1, 2016)
Nathan MacKinnon COL NHL RFA
Andreas Martinsen COL NHL RFA (arb. eligible)
Patrick Bordeleau SAN AHL UFA
Joey Hishon SAN AHL 5/2, 2-YR, Jokerit (KHL)
Taylor Beck SAN AHL RFA (arb. eligible)
Duncan Siemens SAN AHL RFA
Brandon Gormley SAN AHL RFA (arb. eligible)
Nate Guenin SAN AHL UFA
Sami Aittokallio KAR Liiga RFA
Ben Street SAN AHL UFA
Maxim Noreau SAN AHL 4/25, 2-YR, SC Bern (NLA)
Borna Rendulic SAN AHL RFA (arb. eligible)
Garrett Meurs FTW ECHL RFA
Dennis Everberg SAN AHL 5/6, 2-YR Vaxjo (SHL)
Andrew Agozzino SAN AHL UFA
Trevor Cheek FTW ECHL RFA
Gabriel Beaupre FTW ECHL RFA
Roman Will SAN AHL 5/10, 1-YR Bili Tygri Liberec (Czech)
Other Signings
JT Compher UM B10 4/25, 3-YR ELC, COL (NHL)
Andrei Mironov DM KHL 5/1, 1-YR extension
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Avs QMJHL Playoff Snapshot - 05/13/2016

It's championship time for Rouyn-Noranda. The Huskies wrapped up their first ever President Cup title with a 7-2 win on Thursday in game five over Shawinigan. Now the team's focus shifts over to the 2016 Memorial Cup, which starts on May 20th.
Player GP G A TP P/M PIM
JC Beaudin 17 7 12 19 12 8
AJ Greer 20 12 10 22 14 28
Julien Nantel 20 4 4 8 5 12

Avs Prospects Signing Tracker - 05/10/2016

Update: Roman Will
Player Team League Status
CHL (June 1, 2016)
Conner Bleackley RED WHL 2/29, traded to AZ (NHL)
Nick Magyar KIT OHL
Julien Nantel ROU QMJHL 3/9, 3-YR ELC, COL (NHL)
Alexis Pepin VAL QMJHL
Kyle Wood NOR OHL 2/29, traded to AZ (NHL)
Europe (June 1, 2016)
Anton Lindholm SKE SHL
NHL (Two-Way/ELC - July 1, 2016)
Nathan MacKinnon COL NHL RFA
Andreas Martinsen COL NHL RFA (arb. eligible)
Patrick Bordeleau SAN AHL UFA
Joey Hishon SAN AHL 5/2, 2-YR, Jokerit (KHL)
Taylor Beck SAN AHL RFA (arb. eligible)
Duncan Siemens SAN AHL RFA
Brandon Gormley SAN AHL RFA (arb. eligible)
Nate Guenin SAN AHL UFA
Sami Aittokallio KAR Liiga RFA
Ben Street SAN AHL UFA
Maxim Noreau SAN AHL 4/25, 2-YR, SC Bern (NLA)
Borna Rendulic SAN AHL RFA (arb. eligible)
Garrett Meurs FTW ECHL RFA
Dennis Everberg SAN AHL 5/6, 2-YR Vaxjo (SHL)
Andrew Agozzino SAN AHL UFA
Trevor Cheek FTW ECHL RFA
Gabriel Beaupre FTW ECHL RFA
Roman Will SAN AHL 5/10, 1-YR Bili Tygri Liberec (Czech)
Other Signings
JT Compher UM B10 4/25, 3-YR ELC, COL (NHL)
Andrei Mironov DM KHL 5/1, 1-YR extension
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Avs Prospects Signing Tracker - 05/06/2016

Update: Dennis Everberg

It's expected that Roman Will and Borna Rendulic will both sign with teams in Europe in the near future. As the organizational depth continues to deplete, the Avalanche are also looking to fill the head coaching vacancy for the San Antonio Rampage.

Sergei Boikov, who has spent the last three seasons with Drummondville (QMJHL), saw his KHL rights moved from Metallurg Novokuznetsk to Salavat Yulaev Ufa this week. Boikov is expected to maintain his playing career in North America.
Player Team League Status
CHL (June 1, 2016)
Conner Bleackley RED WHL 2/29, traded to AZ (NHL)
Nick Magyar KIT OHL
Julien Nantel ROU QMJHL 3/9, 3-YR ELC, COL (NHL)
Alexis Pepin VAL QMJHL
Kyle Wood NOR OHL 2/29, traded to AZ (NHL)
Europe (June 1, 2016)
Anton Lindholm SKE SHL
NHL (Two-Way/ELC - July 1, 2016)
Nathan MacKinnon COL NHL RFA
Andreas Martinsen COL NHL RFA (arb. eligible)
Patrick Bordeleau SAN AHL UFA
Joey Hishon SAN AHL 5/2, 2-YR, Jokerit (KHL)
Taylor Beck SAN AHL RFA (arb. eligible)
Duncan Siemens SAN AHL RFA
Brandon Gormley SAN AHL RFA (arb. eligible)
Nate Guenin SAN AHL UFA
Sami Aittokallio KAR Liiga RFA
Ben Street SAN AHL UFA
Maxim Noreau SAN AHL 4/25, 2-YR, SC Bern (NLA)
Borna Rendulic SAN AHL RFA (arb. eligible)
Garrett Meurs FTW ECHL RFA
Dennis Everberg SAN AHL 5/6, 2-YR Vaxjo (SHL)
Andrew Agozzino SAN AHL UFA
Trevor Cheek FTW ECHL RFA
Gabriel Beaupre FTW ECHL RFA
Roman Will SAN AHL RFA (arb. eligible)
Other Signings
JT Compher UM B10 4/25, 3-YR ELC, COL (NHL)
Andrei Mironov DM KHL 5/1, 1-YR extension
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Avs Prospects Signing Tracker - 05/02/2016

Update: Joey Hishon

The exodus from Colorado/San Antonio continues. The Avs still may choose to retain Hishon's NA rights if they qualify him before the start of the NHL free agency period. In addition to Noreau and Hishon departing, it's expected that Dennis Everberg and Borna Rendulic will pursue opportunities in Europe.
Player Team League Status
CHL (June 1, 2016)
Conner Bleackley RED WHL 2/29, traded to AZ (NHL)
Nick Magyar KIT OHL
Julien Nantel ROU QMJHL 3/9, 3-YR ELC, COL (NHL)
Alexis Pepin VAL QMJHL
Kyle Wood NOR OHL 2/29, traded to AZ (NHL)
Europe (June 1, 2016)
Anton Lindholm SKE SHL
NHL (Two-Way/ELC - July 1, 2016)
Nathan MacKinnon COL NHL RFA
Andreas Martinsen COL NHL RFA (arb. eligible)
Patrick Bordeleau SAN AHL UFA
Joey Hishon SAN AHL 5/2, 2-YR, Jokerit (KHL)
Taylor Beck SAN AHL RFA (arb. eligible)
Duncan Siemens SAN AHL RFA
Brandon Gormley SAN AHL RFA (arb. eligible)
Nate Guenin SAN AHL UFA
Sami Aittokallio KAR Liiga RFA
Ben Street SAN AHL UFA
Maxim Noreau SAN AHL 4/25, 2-YR, SC Bern (NLA)
Borna Rendulic SAN AHL RFA (arb. eligible)
Garrett Meurs FTW ECHL RFA
Dennis Everberg SAN ECHL RFA (arb. eligible)
Andrew Agozzino SAN AHL UFA
Trevor Cheek FTW ECHL RFA
Gabriel Beaupre FTW ECHL RFA
Roman Will SAN AHL RFA (arb. eligible)
Other Signings
JT Compher UM B10 4/25, 3-YR ELC, COL (NHL)
Andrei Mironov DM KHL 5/1, 1-YR extension
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News and Notes - 05/01/2016

Avs to Draft 10th Overall

The NHL held its annual draft lottery on Saturday evening and the Colorado Avalanche entered the proceedings with a 3.5 percent chance of landing the top overall pick. As the event unfolded, the Avs found themselves holding on to the 10th pick, whereas Columbus and division rival Winnipeg jumped into the top three. As if the Central Division couldn't get any tougher for the Avalanche.

The Avs will land themselves a solid player, though not making an immediate impact. It's likely the first 5-6 selections will be forwards, which could push a solid defensive prospect the Avs way. We certainly have enough mocks and speculation to keep us busy until June 24th.

Avs Represented at the Worlds

The 2016 IIHF World Championship is set to begin this week in Russia. Due to, ahem, not being in the playoffs, the Avalanche will be well represented in the tournament. This includes both current roster players and prospects within the organization.

Player Country Group
Matt Duchene Canada B
Calvin Pickard Canada B
JT Compher USA B
Mikko Rantanen Finland B
Anton Lindholm Sweden A
Reto Berra Switzerland A
Semyon Varlamov Russia A
Andreas Martinsen Norway A

Borna Rendulic suited up for host Croatia in the 2016 IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship (Division 1 - Group B) in April. Ukraine defeated Great Britain in the gold medal game 2-1 last week.

Rendulic had two goals and five assists in four games.

Schedule

Avs QMJHL Playoff Snapshot - 05/01/2016

Rouyn-Noranda beats Moncton in six games in the semi-finals and will face Shawinigan in the QMJHL final. The winning team will represent the QMJHL in the Memorial Cup later this month.

Rouyn-Noranda was facing a likely game seven as they trailed by two goals entering the final period on Sunday afternoon. Yet, the Huskies rallied with three goals in the final frame.

The final against Shawinigan will begin on this upcoming Wednesday.
Player GP G A TP P/M PIM
JC Beaudin 15 7 12 19 13 8
AJ Greer 15 7 8 15 11 20
Julien Nantel 15 4 3 7 3 10