Final cuts were made bringing the Colorado Avalanche to their 23-man opening night roster. Forward Jayson Megna plus defensemen Kevin Connauton and Calle Rosen were the last reassignments to the Colorado Eagles.
This means that those who were on the perceived roster bubble such as forwards Vladislav Kamenev and Valeri Nichushkin as well as defensemen Ryan Graves and yes Conor Timmins made the NHL club.
There was a scare at practice on Tuesday as Cale Makar was noticed missing but Jared Bednar said he was just resting a minor tweak. Considering the roster moves that were just made on defense seem to support that Makar should be ready to go Thursday evening.
Speaking of Makar, his interest in the study of sports psychology was the focus of this lengthy feature.
Gabe Landeskog pondered Five Questions in this week’s edition on NHL.com
Avalanche captain Gabriel Landeskog talks his lack of Swedish accent, his team's Stanley Cup chances and much more in this week's edition of "Five Questions With," by @drosennhl. https://t.co/RsZrA6nzrX— NHL.com (@NHLdotcom) October 1, 2019
For subscribers to The Athletic, a fun look at the Colorado Avalanche team fantasy football league.
What do Colorado Avalanche players from the U.S. and all over the world have in common? Here's a hint: They REALLY care about how many total yards and TDs Phillip Lindsay had Sunday. @ryan_s_clark looks into the team's fantasy football league. https://t.co/iqiO1hTgxY— The Athletic Denver (@TheAthleticDEN) September 30, 2019
Who doesn’t love more predictions? Especially when the Avalanche are the trendy choice in several categories.