Matt Calvert

Great expectations: MacKinnon, Avs embracing contender role

The Avs are coming off an injury-riddled season in which they advanced to the Western Conference semifinals inside the bubble before being eliminated by Dallas during overtime of Game 7. [more]

Will Avalanche be able to keep Brandon Saad beyond this season?


The Colorado Avalanche acquired Brandon Saad from the Chicago Blackhawks earlier this offseason but keeping him beyond this season when his contract expires could prove to be difficult due to the salary cap. [more]