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When the Colorado Avalanche traded Matt Duchene last week (doesn’t that seem like a long time ago already?), the pieces acquired in return all had “don’t count on them right away, this is all about the future” stamped on them by many pundits. Well, the future is now for two of those pieces already. Defenseman Samuel Girard has already played…...

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PHILADELPHIA – Hello from the Wells Fargo Center, where the Avalanche will play the Philadelphia Flyers at 5 p.m. Mountain time. There are some lineup alterations for the Avs, who will try for their third straight win: Nikita Zadorov will return, after being a healthy scratch the last three games. He was paired with Anton Lindholm at the morning skate. Patrik…...

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The Colorado Avalanche played three very different games last week; coming from behind to beat the Dallas Stars, losing in an early Halloween horror show matchup against the Vegas Golden Knights and then a dominant win over the Chicago Blackhawks. There’s plenty of Avalanche action to cover in this week’s Good, Bad and Ugly, along with a little Trick or…...

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A quick notebook here, a day after the Avalanche’s Velvet Elvis-level ugly performance in Las Vegas. First off, Alexander Kerfoot is OK after a high hit taken from Vegas’s Brayden McNabb. He’ll be in the lineup against Chicago tonight at the Pepsi Center (7 p.m.). Gabriel Bourque, however, will not play because of injury. With the Avs only having 12…...

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The first period wasn’t even over and Semyon Varlamov was already thinking bad thoughts. A lousy, stinking intra-squad game on Sept. 17, the annual Burgundy-White scrimmage, had the Colorado Avalanche goalie feeling bluer than blue after the first few shots he faced. The game wasn’t even nine minutes old and Varlamov had already given up goals to White forwards J.T.…...

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The official start of the Colorado Avalanche training camp began this past week and in keeping with today, September 19, is International “Talk Like a Pirate Day”, the roundup of good, bad, and ‘arrggh-ly’ will tend to the roguish. Avast ye’ matey’s – fasten yer jib and bring ‘der booty! ‘DER BOOTY (THE GOOD) 1. The Avalanche launched into preseason…...

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Rocco Grimaldi, one of two previously unsigned restricted free agents with the Avalanche, has agreed to a new deal with the team. The contract, to be announced either later Tuesday or Wednesday, is a one-year, two-way agreement, sources tell BSNDenver. The only remaining restricted free agent still to be signed by the Avs is defenseman Nikita Zadorov. Terms of Grimaldi’s…...

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Two or three more inches and Rocco Grimaldi would have been an NHL goal-scorer Tuesday night, on the one-year anniversary from the last time he could call himself one. On April 4, 2016, Grimaldi scored two goals for the Florida Panthers against Toronto, but, counting the ugly get-ups of the Panthers, he has worn three pro hockey uniforms since.…...

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The Colorado Avalanche called up Rocco Grimaldi and Duncan Siemens to finish out the season in Denver.

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New Colorado Avalanche forward Rocco Grimaldi is excited for his new opportunity in Denver and looking to make the most of a preseason filled with opportunities.

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BSN's 2016 Top 25 Under 25 series continues with #16, center Rocco Grimaldi, a newcomer to the Colorado Avalanche organization as he was acquired via trade over the summer.

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Yesterday, the Colorado Avalanche traded G Reto Berra to the Florida Panthers in exchange for F Rocco Grimaldi, a product of the University of Denver’s arch-rival, the University of North Dakota. The expectation is that the Avalanche’s newly acquired centerman will start his Avalanche tenure with the franchise’s AHL affiliate, the San Antonio Rampage. Prior to making his professional debut…...

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The Colorado Avalanche traded goaltender Reto Berra to the Florida Panthers for Center Rocco Grimaldi.

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