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Avalanche Wrap-Up: Roy Reflects on Quitting, Pierre-Luc Dubois And Other Trade Targets



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For perhaps the first time since quitting as Avalanche head coach back in 2016, Patrick Roy spoke about his decision and how it’s still impacting him to this day.

It was a busy week around the NHL, and more names are being thrown out in trades. Who would be a good fit for the Avalanche?

Here’s a look back at what you might have missed the previous week at CHN.


Roy’s Remparts won the Memorial Cup. It’s the second Memorial Cup he has won as a head coach in Juniors.

The Anaheim Ducks hired Greg Cronin to be their new head coach, meaning Colorado has to find a new coach to run their AHL squad.

A look at NHL draft prospect, Center Oscar Fisker Molgaard.


Another installment of the mailbag, including what it would cost for Colorado to go after Alex DeBrincat, and what are realistic expectations for Ben Meyers and Alex Newhook next season.

Colorado re-signed AHL defenseman Wyatt Aamodt to a one-year deal.


Jonas Johansson is not leaving for Sweden after all. Is there a chance he comes back and re-signs in Colorado again?

NHL GM’s are getting really creative with a flat cap, as three-team trades have become very popular. Can Chris MacFarland join in on the creativity to improve his team?


Pierre-Luc Dubois wants out of Winnipeg. Does it make sense for the Avalanche to target him?


An early look at the trade board for the Avalanche, which includes a lot of centers. If the team wants to find a 2C solution, it will likely have to come through trade.

If anyone thinks Devon Toews can be signed for cheap, the Damon Severson deal says otherwise.

Patrick Roy spoke about his exit from the Avalanche, what he would do differently now, and how that exit is impacting his ability to find a new job in the NHL with

Sam Girard has opened his home in Quebec to fire evacuees in the area.


If J.T. Compher can’t be re-signed, Colorado needs to explore trading his rights for any draft pick they can get.


Every year, RFA’s don’t get qualified and hit the open market. Which potentially unqualified RFA’s this summer might fit in Colorado?

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