Avs Announce First Set of Cuts

It was a busy Monday for the Colorado Avalanche. After completing their two-day training camp and intra-squad scrimmage over the past three days, the organization unveiled their stadium series sweater at Coors Field.

In addition, the team announced the  first set of cuts; reducing the roster to 44. The Avalanche open their preseason schedule on Tuesday against Anaheim.

Players reassigned to San Antonio (AHL):

Player Position
Troy Bourke LW
Trevor Cheek LW
Cody Corbett D
Justin Harmonic D
Samuel Henley C
Hubert Labrie D
Daniel Maggio D
Spencer Martin G
Garrett Meurs C
Reid Petryk C
Michael Schumacher LW

Players reassigned to junior or European teams:

Player Position Reassignment
JC Beaudin C Rouyn-Noranda (QMJHL)
Sergei Boikov D Drummondville (QMJHL)
Raphael Maheux* D Quebec (QMJHL)
Nick Magyar RW Kitchener (OHL)
Nicolas Meloche D Baie-Comeau (QMJHL)
Gustav Olhaver C Seattle (WHL)
Julien Nantel C/LW Rouyn-Noranda (QMJHL)
Alexis Pepin LW Val-d'Or (QMJHL)
Max Pajpach G Tappara (Finland)

*Released from ATO