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Colorado Avalanche Top-25 Under 25: Fan Vote

Have your say in ranking the top-25 under 25

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It’s that time of year again. With the draft behind us, and a new crop of youngsters added to the depth chart, we are set to begin our Top 25 Under 25 series, by bringing you profiles on all 25 of those players individually. For most teams, this list will be mainly filled with prospects, the Colorado Avalanche don’t fall into that category. Thanks to come incredible work by Joe Sakic and the front office, the Avs have a group of youngsters at the NHL level that is the envy of nearly every other team in the league. This means that a lot of the players at the top of the T25U25 list are already core members of a team that not only made the playoffs, but was able to knock off the number one seed in the Western Conference.

Last year’s final ranking was an interesting on that in hindsight could use a little tweaking.

Here’s how the top-10 finished:

  1. Nathan MacKinnon
  2. Mikko Rantanen
  3. Samuel Girard
  4. Tyson Jost
  5. Cale Makar
  6. Nikita Zadorov
  7. Martin Kaut
  8. Alexander Kerfoot
  9. Conor Timmins
  10. Shane Bowers

MacKinnon and Rantanen as one and two was a no brainer but something tells me Girard and Jost won’t be rounding out the top-4 this year.

Once again we’d like to open up the voting to the readers. We want your help to rank this incredibly talented group.

Mile High Hockey Top-25 Under 25 Ranking Tool

It’s a simple drag and drop tool but feel free to ask questions (or argue about rankings) in the comments here.

Colorado Avalanche players under 25

Player Age 2018-19 League 2018-19 Stats
Player Age 2018-19 League 2018-19 Stats
A.J. Greer 22 AHL 54GP; 19G/25A
Adam Werner 22 SHL 26GP; .926 vs%
Alex Beaucage 17 QMJHL 68GP; 39G/40A
Alex Newhook 18 BCHL 53GP; 38G/64A
Bowen Byram 18 WHL 67GP; 26G/45A
Brandon Saigeon 21 OHL 68GP; 37G/55A
Cale Makar 20 NCAA 41GP; 16G/33A
Cam Morrison 20 NCAA 32GP; 11G/10A
Conor Timmins 20 AHL DNP
Danila Zhuravlyov 19 VHL/MHL 40GP; 0G5A
Denis Smirnov 21 NCAA 37GP; 8G, 14A
Drew Helleson 19 USHL 64GP; 5G/18A
Hunter Miska 24 AHL 25GP; .895 sv%
Igor Shyvryov 21 AHL 57GP; 6G/7A
J.T. Compher 24 NHL 66GP; 16G/16A
Josh Anderson 20 ECHL 55GP; 1G/6A
Josh Dickinson 21 AHL/ECHL 31GP; 8G/21A (ECHL)
Justus Annunen 19 Mestis 22GP; .891 sv%
Logan O'Connor 22 AHL 64GP; 19G/23A
Luka Burzan 19 WHL 68GP; 40G/38A
Martin Kaut 19 AHL 63GP; 12G/14A
Matthew Stienburg 18 CAHS 56GP; 33G/42A
Mikko Rantanen 22 NHL 74GP; 31G/56A
Nate Clurman 21 NCAA 39GP; 0G/3A
Nathan Mackinnon 23 NHL 82GP; 41G/58A
Nicholas Meloche 22 AHL 55GP; 6G/15A
Nick Henry 20 WHL 44GP; 14G/40A
Nick Leivermann 20 NCAA 23GP; 1G/1A
Nikita Zadorov 24 NHL 70GP; 7G/7A
Nikolai Kovalenko 19 KHL 33GP; 5G/1A
Petr Kvaca 21 Czech2 19GP; .924 sv%
Ryan Graves 24 NHL/AHL 26GP; 3G/2A (NHL)
Sampo Ranta 19 NCAA 36GP; 6G/10A
Samuel Girard 21 NHL 82GP; 4G/23A
Sasha Mutala 18 WHL 65GP; 20G/21A
Shamil Shmakov 19 MHL 22GP; .915 sv%
Shane Bowers 20 NCAA 37GP; 11G/10A
Travis Barron 20 AHL 38GP; 3G/2A
Trent Miner 18 WHL 32GP; .924 sv%
Ty Lewis 21 AHL 51GP; 8G/11A
Tyler Weiss 19 NCAA 25GP; 3G/11A
Tyson Jost 21 NHL 70GP; 11G/15A
Vladislav Kamenev 22 NHL 23GP; 2G/3A