Hockey is on its way back finally and the Colorado Avalanche released their Phase III camp roster of 34 players ahead of starting official training camp later this morning.
Some notable absences from the roster include AJ Greer and Martin Kaut.
The team however has also been on the ice skating in three groups several times a week ahead of the training camp opening. A video of mostly drills and shaking the rust off was provided by the team.
Pavel Francouz was the latest to join Sports Social for a chat as he detailed his travel to and from the Czech Republic after the NHL pause.
Andre Burakovsky also stopped by once he was back in Denver. He spoke about his months in Sweden and many rounds of golf in that span as well as what life is like overseas.
Over at the Athletic, speculation on what roster decisions will need to be made following training camp before departure to Edmonton for Phase 4.