Finally after signing his brand new four-year $16.4M contract with the Colorado Avalanche early this week, Devon Toews spoke to the media about the trade from the New York Islanders and new opportunity in Colorado.
Colin Wilson’s brave story about his struggles with OCD and mental health issues is an important read.
In the beginning, it seemed harmless.— The Players' Tribune (@PlayersTribune) October 29, 2020
Then, during the Stanley Cup finals in 2017, he hit rock bottom.@NHL forward Colin Wilson opens up about his addiction, recovery, and his ongoing battle with OCD.https://t.co/vPMY2cjKUF
Canada has set their plans for World Junior selection camp beginning on November 16th until they head to Edmonton on December 13th. Three Avalanche prospects have been named to the roster including returning gold medalist Bowen Byram plus Alex Newhook and Justin Barron.
46 #WorldJuniors hopefuls to participate in Canada's National Junior Team @SportChek Selection Camp, beginning November 16 in Red Deer, Alberta.— #WorldJuniors (@HC_WJC) October 29, 2020
Speaking of Alex Newhook, he chatted about how he’s preparing for the selection camp and upcoming season while at Boston College.
Bowen Byram also talked to TSN about his time in the Edmonton bubble with the Avalanche and heading there once again with Team Canada.
Talking to @BowenByram on:— Mark Masters (@markhmasters) October 29, 2020
Playing through flu in -medal game
'Sarcastic' sense of humour
Giving Drysdale a hard time
Learning from watching Makar
Marvelling at MacKinnon
1-on-1 with @WHLGiants d-man, #GoAvsGo prospect https://t.co/3fQnQY80mj
In other prospect news, Martin Kaut has found himself a new team once again after the Czech Extraliga has been on a pause for several weeks. He now heads to Sweden to play for MODO in the Allsvenskan and will return to the Avalanche when training camp begins.
ICYMI the place where the Avalanche call home has been changed from the Pepsi Center to now Ball Arena.