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Avalanche Wrap-Up: Trade For Olofsson, Should They Trade A Defenseman?



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It was far from a big trade, but the Colorado Avalanche made a move last week to acquire depth up front. It should be the first of many moves they make in the coming weeks.

And we ran a poll…should the Avalanche trade a defenseman? And if so, which one?

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


On 32 Thoughts, it was reported that Erik Johnson is not considering retirement. Could he come back for another season in Colorado?

Ranking the Top 5 prospects in the system for Colorado.


Colorado has a glaring hole at second line center, but that’s not the only question that they have at center heading into the summer.

Our draft preview continues with a profile of defenseman Tanner Molendyk.

Just after Vegas won it all, the Avalanche were announced as the favorites to win the Stanley Cup in 2024.


Up until Wednesday, it had been a very quiet 45 days for Colorado, but that was about to change.

We ran a poll and got a lot of interaction, and it turns out most people do think the Avalanche should move a defenseman…but which one?


Colorado made a minor trade, acquiring Fredrik Olofsson from Dallas for future considerations.

The draft order for the NHL Draft was finalized.

Scout Dishes On New Avalanche Forward, Fredrik Olofsson (+)

On Instagram, Gabriel Landeskog gave everyone a peek behind the curtain at what the early stages of his rehab look like.


Jerome Berube of Hockey Prospect took some time out of his day to talk about the upcoming draft, how the Avalanche should approach the 27th pick, and a lot more.

He also gave some names of players to keep an eye on heading into that 27th pick.


Why Yegor Sharangovich Is The Classic Avalanche Trade Target

Why Scouting And Drafting Goalies Is So Difficult (+)

A Look Ahead to Next Week

  • We continue our look ahead to the NHL draft.
  • A Swedish scout breaks down some of the Swedes who might be available at 27
  • Another mailbag
  • UFA’s coming off injuries to target
  • Any Colorado news that drops

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