Avs Reduce Roster to 46

The Avalanche announced their first set of cuts from their training camp roster on Monday. The Lake Erie Monsters will open training camp on September 25th and the first players sent to Cleveland are: 

  • Trevor Cheek
  • Gabriel Desjardins
  • Daniel Maggio
  • Kieran Millan
  • Lee Moffie
  • Kent Patterson
  • Mikael Tam

Desjardins, Maggio, Moffie, and Tam are all on AHL contracts. 

The following players were returned to their junior teams: 

  • Joseph Blandisi, Ottawa (OHL)
  • Michael Clarke, Peterborough (OHL)
  • Dillon Donnelly, Quebec (QMJHL)

Donnelly was attending camp on an amateur tryout. 

Joey Hishon  and David van der Gulik  both missed training camp due to injury and both players will be reassigned to Lake Erie once they receive medical clearance.