Follow along with us as the Colorado Avalanche navigate their way through the 2019 NHL Entry Draft.
Avalanche take Bowan Byram at 4
Avalanche take the best pure skater in the draft at 16 in Alex Newhook
Lots of talk about a Tyson Barrie trade. Also Big Ol’ Carl is of interest to some teams:
Late night scrounging in Vancouver. The Tyson Barrie trade consideration seems to have amplified since earlier in the day. Also some rumblings about Avs forward Carl Soderberg. #Fridayfrenzy— Darren Dreger (@DarrenDreger) June 21, 2019
JD is as connected as anyone in Vancouver:
It's my understanding that the Jake Virtanen + a first-round pick for Tyson Barrie rumour isn't anything more than just that -- speculation. Doesn't have legs.— J.D. Burke (@JDylanBurke) June 21, 2019
Here’s a good look at how the top prospects have been ranked through the season. You can see the exact moment when Alex Turcotte got healthy:
The Home Opener is set:
NHL announces home openers and the Colorado Avalanche take on the Calgary Flames on Thursday, Oct. 3 at the Pepsi Center.— Ryan S. Clark (@ryan_s_clark) June 21, 2019
The full schedule comes out June 25. #Avs
Here's where we are an hour before the draft:
So here's where we are with 4.— AJ Haefele (@AJHaefele) June 21, 2019
Last few weeks it was all about forwards. Signs pointed pretty heavily towards Turcotte/Dach.
Last couple of days Byram has really come back into focus.
In a true circle of life, we end where we started: