Weekly Cupcakes: The Season Begins

Colorado Avalanche

Examining Avs’ salary cap, Stanley cup window after signing Rantanen. They break down all the upcoming numbers.  [NBC Sports]

Mikko Rantanen signs 6-year, $55.5M US deal with Avalanche. [CBC Sports]

Right-shooting J.T. Compher is right where he wants to be on the Avalanche’s No. 1 power play unit. [Denver Post]

Expectations for Colorado Avalanche Joonas Donskoi. [Last Word on Hockey]

Avalanche and the  Sharks swing trade. [The AHL]

Avalanche’s Kevin Connauton: Sent to AHL. [CBS Sports]

Makar enters season with Avalanche as student of game. Rookie defenseman well schooled in psychology on ice, in classroom. [NHL]


The Rest of Hockey

Three teams that could fall down the 2019-20 NHL standings. Spoiler: it isn’t the Avs. [Sportsnet]

NHL should allow sponsored logos on team jerseys. [The Hockey Writers]

Are prolonged NHL RFA negotiations the new normal? [NHL Trade Rumors]

Forsberg visits Flyers before Global Series against Blackhawks. Hockey Hall of Famer catches up with team personnel from time playing in Philadelphia. [NHL]

3 thoughts on “Weekly Cupcakes: The Season Begins

    • September 30, 2019 at 10:51 PM

      Unfortunately seems pretty quiet with opening night only a couple days away.

  • October 2, 2019 at 9:17 PM

    Cupcakes are back, hockey is back. The world is right again!

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