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Avs Prospects Signing Tracker (updated)

Player Team League Status
CHL (June 1, 2015)
Mason Geertsen VAN WHL 3-YR ELC 03/24/15
Europe (July 1, 2015)
Jonas Holos LOK KHL 2-YR 6/15/15 w/ FBK
AHL (July 1, 2015)
Joey Leach LE AHL
Daniel Maggio LE AHL
Reid Petryk FTW ECHL
Kenny Ryan LE AHL
Michael Schumacher LE AHL
Ben Youds LE AHL
NHL (Two-Way/ELC -- July 1, 2015)
Andrew Agozzino LE AHL 1-YR 07/16/15
Sami Aittokallio LE AHL 2-YR 7/2/15 w/ Kärpät
Mat Clark LE AHL 2-YR 07/16/15
Stefan Elliott LE AHL RFA, QO received
Bruno Gervais LE AHL 1-YR 7/6/15 Eisbären
Freddie Hamilton LE AHL RFA, QO received
Mitchell Heard LE AHL 1-YR 7/15/15 Stockton
Joey Hishon LE AHL 1-YR 7/27/15
Markus Lauridsen LE AHL 1-YR 06/16/15 w/ AIK
Calvin Pickard LE AHL RFA, QO received
Tomas Vincour LE AHL UFA
Other Signings
Andreas Martinsen DEG DEL 1-YR ELC 05/15/15
Mikko Rantanen TPS Liiga 3-YR ELC 07/13/15
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Avs Renew Affiliation with Fort Wayne

With the Avs AHL affiliate now in the secure hands of San Antonio, attention slowly turned to a secondary affiliation with an ECHL or possibly even a CHL franchise. On Tuesday, Colorado and Fort Wayne announced they had come to a two-year agreement in order to extend their relationship for two more years. 

Questions were raised as to whether the clubs would part ways after just one season of partnership, but today's announcement ended any doubts.

The Komets will likely receive five or six players from San Antonio, including a goaltender. Maybe just as important, the Komets will receive six spots in the AHL training training camp which Fort Wayne coach Gary Graham will participate in.
— Blake Sebring, News-Sentinel

Avs Prospects Signing Tracker (updated)

The Avalanche avoided arbitration with Mat Clark and Andrew Agozzino; signing them to two-year and one-year contracts respectively.

Player Team League Status
CHL (June 1, 2015)
Mason Geertsen VAN WHL 3-YR ELC 03/24/15
Europe (July 1, 2015)
Jonas Holos LOK KHL 2-YR 6/15/15 w/ FBK
AHL (July 1, 2015)
Joey Leach LE AHL
Daniel Maggio LE AHL
Reid Petryk FTW ECHL
Kenny Ryan LE AHL
Michael Schumacher LE AHL
Ben Youds LE AHL
NHL (Two-Way/ELC -- July 1, 2015)
Andrew Agozzino LE AHL 1-YR 07/16/15
Sami Aittokallio LE AHL 2-YR 7/2/15 w/ Kärpät
Mat Clark LE AHL 2-YR 07/16/15
Stefan Elliott LE AHL RFA, QO received
Bruno Gervais LE AHL 1-YR 7/6/15 Eisbären
Freddie Hamilton LE AHL RFA, QO received
Mitchell Heard LE AHL 1-YR 7/15/15 Stockton
Joey Hishon LE AHL RFA, QO received
Markus Lauridsen LE AHL 1-YR 06/16/15 w/ AIK
Calvin Pickard LE AHL RFA, QO received
Tomas Vincour LE AHL UFA
Other Signings
Andreas Martinsen DEG DEL 1-YR ELC 05/15/15
Mikko Rantanen TPS Liiga 3-YR ELC 07/13/15
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Boikov to Participate in Exhibition Games Against Canada

The Russian Ice Hockey Federation announced on Wednesday a roster of U20 players who will play Canada in a couple of exhibition games in early August.

While he will have a tough time making the final Russian roster that will suit up for the World Junior Championship in December, recent Avs draftee Sergei Boikov, will at least have an opportunity to play in these exhibition games next month.

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Avs Prospects Signing Tracker (updated)

Mitchell Heard has found a new home with Stockton (AHL).

Player Team League Status
CHL (June 1, 2015)
Mason Geertsen VAN WHL 3-YR ELC 03/24/15
Europe (July 1, 2015)
Jonas Holos LOK KHL 2-YR 6/15/15 w/ FBK
AHL (July 1, 2015)
Joey Leach LE AHL
Daniel Maggio LE AHL
Reid Petryk FTW ECHL
Kenny Ryan LE AHL
Michael Schumacher LE AHL
Ben Youds LE AHL
NHL (Two-Way/ELC -- July 1, 2015)
Andrew Agozzino LE AHL RFA, arbitration
Sami Aittokallio LE AHL 2-YR 7/2/15 w/ Kärpät
Mat Clark LE AHL RFA, arbitration
Stefan Elliott LE AHL RFA, QO received
Bruno Gervais LE AHL 1-YR 7/6/15 Eisbären
Freddie Hamilton LE AHL RFA, QO received
Mitchell Heard LE AHL 1-YR 7/15/15 Stockton
Joey Hishon LE AHL RFA, QO received
Markus Lauridsen LE AHL 1-YR 06/16/15 w/ AIK
Calvin Pickard LE AHL RFA, QO received
Tomas Vincour LE AHL UFA
Other Signings
Andreas Martinsen DEG DEL 1-YR ELC 05/15/15
Mikko Rantanen TPS Liiga 3-YR ELC 07/13/15
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Avs Prospects Signing Tracker (updated)

The Avalanche inked 2015 first round pick Mikko Rantanen to an entry-level contract on Monday. This opens up the opportunity for Rantanen to play for San Antonio (AHL) this upcoming season or perhaps even the big club if he blows everyone away with his performance in training camp and in the preseason. Nonetheless, this gives Colorado options for their young prospect in the upcoming season.

Salary arbitration hearings for Andrew Agozzino and Mat Clark are July 20th and July 22nd respectively.

Player Team League Status
CHL (June 1, 2015)
Mason Geertsen VAN WHL 3-YR ELC 03/24/15
Europe (July 1, 2015)
Jonas Holos LOK KHL 2-YR 6/15/15 w/ FBK
AHL (July 1, 2015)
Joey Leach LE AHL
Daniel Maggio LE AHL
Reid Petryk FTW ECHL
Kenny Ryan LE AHL
Michael Schumacher LE AHL
Ben Youds LE AHL
NHL (Two-Way/ELC -- July 1, 2015)
Andrew Agozzino LE AHL RFA, arbitration
Sami Aittokallio LE AHL 2-YR 7/2/15 w/ Kärpät
Mat Clark LE AHL RFA, arbitration
Stefan Elliott LE AHL RFA, QO received
Bruno Gervais LE AHL 1-YR 7/6/15 Eisbären
Freddie Hamilton LE AHL RFA, QO received
Mitchell Heard LE AHL UFA
Joey Hishon LE AHL RFA, QO received
Markus Lauridsen LE AHL 1-YR 06/16/15 w/ AIK
Calvin Pickard LE AHL RFA, QO received
Tomas Vincour LE AHL UFA
Other Signings
Andreas Martinsen DEG DEL 1-YR ELC 05/15/15
Mikko Rantanen TPS Liiga 3-YR ELC 07/13/15

Avs Development Camp Day Three Compilation

There is no question that Bigras has the individual skills to play in the NHL. His passing, shooting, and skating are all there, and while he could still work on the mohawk, it’s not an absolutely critical skill. If his reportedly strong hockey IQ transfers to training camp and he can physically deal with the size of NHL players, he has a shot at making the big team this year.
— Andi Duroux