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2017 Top 25 Under 25

Colorado Avalanche Top 25 Under 25, #3: Gabriel Landeskog Seeks Bounceback Season

He needs to have a better season for his own game, and for the team as a whole

Colorado Avalanche Top-25 Under 25, #4 Tyson Jost is ready for the big stage

After a cup of coffee last season, Jost is ready to make an impact in the NHL

Colorado Avalanche Top 25 Under 25, #5: The Emergence of Nikita Zadorov

While Zadorov is battling the Avs front office this offseason, he looks to battle the opposing forwards come the regular season.

Colorado Avalanche Top 25 Under 25: The Honorable Mentions

Seven prospects who missed the Top 25 Under 25 cut are vying for a spot next season

Colorado Avalanche Top 25 Under 25, #6: J.T. Compher, The Youth Movement Starts Here

Compher is ready to carve out a permanent spot in the NHL

Colorado Avalanche Top 25 Under 25, #7: Cale Makar inspires hope for better days ahead

Cale Makar will be worth the wait for the Colorado Avalanche

Colorado Avalanche Top 25 Under 25, #8: Sven Andrighetto wasted no time making an impression

The 24-year-old Swiss forward lit up the stat sheet after being acquired at the deadline.

Colorado Avalanche Top 25 Under 25, #1: Nathan MacKinnon, Undisputed

The 21-year-old is poised to be the face of this franchise for the foreseeable future as he enters his 5th pro season.

Colorado Avalanche Top 25 Under 25, #9: AJ Greer, Power Forward

Greer has the size and skill to make an impact in the NHL. The only question now is when do we see that.

Colorado Avalanche Top 25 Under 25, #10: Chris Bigras, on the bubble.

Bigras could be the 6th/7th D for the Avs next season or he might be on the outside looking in.

Colorado Avalanche Top 25 Under 25, #11 Conor Timmins

The second round pick has the potential to be one of then best defenders in the OHL this season

Colorado Avalanche Top 25 Under 25, #12: Andrei Mironov, One Half of the Russian Bash Brothers

Defensemen Andrei Mironov looks to make an impact in North America

Colorado Avalanche Top 25 Under 25, #13: Nicolas Meloche, not just a defensive defenseman

Meloche is primed and ready to bring all his tools to pro hockey

Top 25 Under 25 #14: Matt Nieto is looking for a breakout season

Solid Bottom Six Forward Returns to Avs for 2017-2018

Colorado Avalanche Top 25 Under 25, #15: Jean-Christophe Beaudin is ready for center stage

Beaudin looks to climb the ladder at center as he begins his pro career

Colorado Avalanche Top 25 Under 25, #16: Spencer Martin, Cool. Calm. Collected.

Martin got a brief taste of NHL action last year but looks to tend the crease down in San Antonio for at least another season.

Colorado Avalanche Top 25 Under 25, #17: Nail Yakupov: The Wild Card

Yak is not a 1st overall pick anymore, but the signs are pointing towards a resurgance

Colorado Avalanche Top 25 Under 25, #18: Anton Lindholm: Swedish Surprise

The 22-year-old Swedish defenseman came from nowhere to contribute to the Avalanche blue line last season. Now where can he go?

Colorado Avalanche Top 25 Under 25, #19: Rocco Grimaldi, Pure Shooter

Grimaldi will look to prove he belongs in the NHL this season

Colorado Avalanche Top 25 Under 25, #20: Cam Morrison - The Fighting Irish

Cam Morrison will look to continue to hone his skills with Notre Dame

Colorado Avalanche Top 25 Under 25, #21: Duncan Siemens, Defensive Defenseman

Nowadays the term “defensive defenseman” carries negative connotations, but in Siemens case - look further

Colorado Avalanche Top 25 Under 25, #22: Nick Henry, Possible Sleeper Hit

Producing at well over a point-per-game pace, Nick Henry hopes to build on a strong rookie season in the WHL

Colorado Avalanche Top 25 Under 25, #23 Sergei Boikov

This defenseman might not have reached his peak quite yet

Top 25 Under 25, #24 Julien Nantel should play a big role in San Antonio this season

Top 25 Under 25, #25: Igor Shvyryov, the International man of mystery

The Colorado Avalanche hope they struck gold in the 5th round with Igor Shvyryov