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Head Coach Jared Bednar
Assistant Coach Ray Bennett
Assistant Coach Nolan Pratt
Goaltending Coach Jussi Parkkila
Assistant Coach, Video Brett Heimlich
Playoff Odds 100%
Projected Cap Hit $85,828,529
Projected Cap Space $-3,228,716
Current Cap Space $3,489,999
LTIR Pool $8,003,520
Roster 23/23
Contracts 45/50
Transactions
Mikko Rantanen | Rantanen recorded two shots during Wednesday's 4-0 loss to the Boston Bruins. Dec 7
Alexandar Georgiev | Georgiev made 33 saves during a 4-0 loss to the visiting Bruins on Wednesday. Dec 7
Callahan Burke | Burke registered one shot on goal during a 4-0 loss to the visiting Bruins on Wednesday. Dec 7
Alexandar Georgiev | Georgiev is expected to start at home against the Boston Bruins on Wednesday, per Peter Baugh of The Athletic. Dec 7
Jean-Luc Foudy | Foudy (lower body) is expected to play Wednesday versus the Boston Bruins, Peter Baugh of The Athletic reports. Dec 7

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Line Combinations Updated: Dec 07 (9:12pm)
$908,3330.9M
$9,250,0009.3M
$750,0000.8M
$5,000,0005M
$9,000,0009M
Line 1 $10,908,333 Pairing 1 $14,000,000
$1,250,0001.3M
$3,500,0003.5M
$1,050,0001.1M
$4,100,0004.1M
$6,000,0006M
Line 2 $5,800,000 Pairing 2 $10,100,000
$925,0000.9M
$912,5000.9M
$863,3340.9M
$762,5000.8M
$750,0000.8M
Line 3 $2,700,834 Pairing 3 $1,512,500
$762,5000.8M
$750,0000.8M
$847,5000.8M
$3,400,0003.4M
$2,000,0002M
Line 4 $2,360,000 Goalies $5,400,000
Injury Report
Artturi Lehkonen
Expected Return Fri Dec 9, 2022
Artturi Lehkonen - OUT - Upper Body
Wed Dec 7, 2022
Artturi Lehkonen | Lehkonen (upper body) is considered to be day-to-day.

Mon Dec 5, 2022
Artturi Lehkonen | Lehkonen (upper body) won't play Monday versus Philadelphia, Kyle Fredrickson of The Denver Gazette reports.
Sat Dec 3, 2022
Artturi Lehkonen | Lehkonen (undisclosed) left Saturday's game against the Boston Bruins and won't return.
Valeri Nichushkin
Expected Return Tue Dec 13, 2022
Valeri Nichushkin - IR - Ankle
Wed Dec 7, 2022
Valeri Nichushkin | Nichushkin (ankle) is getting close to his return, Avalanche coach Jared Bednar told Peter Baugh of The Athletic on Wednesday.

Sat Dec 3, 2022
Valeri Nichushkin | Nichushkin (ankle) skated Saturday for the second time this week, Brennan Vogt of Colorado Hockey Now reports.
Darren Helm
Expected Return Tue Dec 13, 2022
Darren Helm - IR-LT - Hip
Wed Dec 7, 2022
Darren Helm | Helm (abductor) is getting close to rejoining the lineup, Avalanche coach Jared Bednar told Peter Baugh of The Athletic on Wednesday.
Evan Rodrigues
Expected Return Thu Dec 15, 2022
Evan Rodrigues - OUT - Lower Body
Wed Dec 7, 2022
Evan Rodrigues | Rodrigues (lower body) skated on Wednesday, according to Peter Baugh of The Athletic.
Bowen Byram
Expected Return Wed Dec 21, 2022
Bowen Byram - IR - Lower Body
Wed Dec 7, 2022
Bowen Byram | Byram (lower body) hasn't begun to skate, according to Peter Baugh of The Athletic.

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Performance Bonuses
Movement Clauses
35+ Over 35 Contract
IR - Injured Reserve
Entry Level Contract
Waiver Exempt
Has Arbitration Rights
Two-way contract
(15) Forwards $49,694,167 60.2% of cap
Player POS Age 2022-2023 2023-2024 2024-2025 2025-2026 2026-2027
Helm, Darren
LTIR
LW 35
$1,250,000
$0
UFA
Cogliano, Andrew C 35
$1,250,000
$0
UFA
Landeskog, Gabriel
LTIR
LW 30
$7,000,000
NMC
$7,000,000
NMC
$7,000,000
NMC
$7,000,000
M-NTC
$7,000,000
M-NTC
$0
UFA

(2029)
Hudon, Charles LW 28
$750,000
$0
UFA
MacKinnon, Nathan C 27
$6,300,000
NMC
$12,600,000
NMC
$12,600,000
NMC
$12,600,000
NMC
$12,600,000
NMC
$0
UFA

(2031)
Compher, J.T. LW 27
$3,500,000
$0
UFA
Lehkonen, Artturi LW 27
$4,500,000
NTC
$4,500,000
NTC
$4,500,000
M-NTC
$4,500,000
M-NTC
$4,500,000
M-NTC
$0
UFA

(2027)
Rodrigues, Evan LW 29
$2,000,000
$0
UFA
Rantanen, Mikko RW 26
$9,250,000
$9,250,000
$9,250,000
$0
UFA
Hunt, Dryden LW 27
$762,500
$0
UFA
Bowers, Shane
IR
C 23
$750,000
$0
RFA
Kaut, Martin RW 23
$863,334
$0
RFA
Ranta, Sampo LW 22
$925,000
$0
RFA
Nichushkin, Valeri
IR
RW 27
$6,125,000
NMC
$6,125,000
NMC
$6,125,000
NMC
$6,125,000
M-NTC
$6,125,000
M-NTC
$0
UFA

(2030)
O'Connor, Logan RW 26
$1,050,000
$1,050,000
$1,050,000
$0
UFA
Newhook, Alex C 21
$908,333
$0
RFA
Foudy, Jean-Luc C 20
$847,500
$847,500
$847,500
$0
RFA
Burke, Cal C 25
$750,000
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Meyers, Ben LW 24
$912,500
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
TOTALS
$49,694,167
$41,372,500
$41,372,500
$30,225,000
$30,225,000
(6) Defence $31,994,167 38.8% of cap
Player POS Age 2022-2023 2023-2024 2024-2025 2025-2026 2026-2027
Johnson, Erik D 34
$6,000,000
NMC
M-NTC
$0
UFA
Manson, Josh
IR
D 31
$4,500,000
NTC
$4,500,000
NTC
$4,500,000
M-NTC
$4,500,000
M-NTC
$0
UFA

(2026)
MacDermid, Kurtis
IR
D 28
$987,500
$987,500
$0
UFA
Englund, Andreas D 26
$750,000
$0
UFA
Toews, Devon D 28
$4,100,000
$4,100,000
$0
UFA
Girard, Samuel D 24
$5,000,000
$5,000,000
$5,000,000
M-NTC
$5,000,000
M-NTC
$5,000,000
M-NTC
$0
UFA

(2027)
Makar, Cale D 24
$9,000,000
$9,000,000
$9,000,000
$9,000,000
$9,000,000
$0
UFA

(2027)
MacDonald, Jacob D 29
$762,500
$762,500
$0
UFA
Byram, Bowen
IR
D 21
$894,167
$0
RFA
TOTALS
$31,994,167
$24,350,000
$18,500,000
$18,500,000
$14,000,000
(2) Goalies $5,400,000 6.5% of cap
Player POS Age 2022-2023 2023-2024 2024-2025 2025-2026 2026-2027
Georgiev, Alexandar G 26
$3,400,000
$3,400,000
$3,400,000
$0
UFA
Francouz, Pavel G 32
$2,000,000
$2,000,000
$0
UFA
TOTALS
$5,400,000
$5,400,000
$3,400,000
(0) Buried $0 0.0% of cap
Player POS Age 2022-2023 2023-2024 2024-2025 2025-2026 2026-2027
TOTALS
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Roster Size

Number of players on the Active Roster. Cannot exceed 23 players. Excludes players on IR and LTIR.

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23 15 11 7
Standard Player Contracts

Number of players signed to Standard Player Contracts (SPC's). Cannot exceed 50 players. Some players do not count towards this, such as 18/19 Year-Old players in Junior with less than 10 NHL Games Played in Season.

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45 21 12 7
Upper Limit

The maximum Salary Cap Hit of all players counting towards the active roster. Often referred to as "Salary Cap". This is determined in the summer and is based on the previous season's revenues, per the CBA.

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$82,500,000 $82,500,000 $82,500,000 $82,500,000
Projected Cap Hit

Anticipated Season-End Cap Hit based on the current roster, calculated by summing all Cap Hits of players currently counting towards the Salary Cap. Assumes current roster is in effect for the remainder of season.

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$85,828,529 $71,122,500 $63,272,500 $48,725,000
Projected Cap Space

Amount of Cap Space projected to be available at end of year. Calculated as Annual Salary Cap minus Projected Cap Hit.

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$-3,228,716 $11,377,500 $19,227,500 $33,775,000
Current Cap Space

Amount of Annual Cap Hit that can be added to the roster without exceeding the Upper Limit (Salary Cap Maximum) based on the current roster. For teams using LTIR, Current Cap Space is the amount of annual cap hit that can be added without exceeding the Salary Cap by more than the team's LTIR Pool.

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$3,489,999 $11,377,500 $19,227,500 $33,775,000
Maximum LTIR Pool

The maximum amount of Long Term Injured Reserve space potentially available. This is the Cap Hit of player on LTIR less the Cap Space available for team at time player was on LTIR. A player can go on LTIR when they expect to miss 10 games and 24 days in the season. A player on LTIR does not come off of the salary cap, instead a team is allowed to exceed the cap by the LTIR amount.

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$8,003,520 $0 $0 $0
Current Roster Annual Cap Hit

Anticipated Cap Hit based on the current roster, calculated by summing all Cap Hits of players currently counting towards the Salary Cap + retained salary + buyouts.

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$87,113,334 $71,122,500 $63,272,500 $48,725,000
Carryover Bonus Overages

Teams can exceed the salary cap due to players receiving performance bonuses. If a team exceeds the salary cap due to performance bonuses, they carryover to the previous season and reduce the cap space a team has.

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$25,000 $0 $0 $0
Potential Bonuses

Performance Bonuses that players on the active roster are eligible to achieve. A team can exceed the salary cap due to performance bonuses, but they carry over to the following season.

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$4,495,000 $57,500 $0 $0
Retained Salary Remaining

Teams can retain salary/cap hit when they trade a player. A team can only have a maximum of 3 players that they retained salary on.

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3 3 3 3
(15) Non-Roster
Player POS Age 2022-2023 2023-2024 2024-2025 2025-2026 2026-2027
Galchenyuk, Alex C 28
$750,000
$0
UFA
Smallman, Spencer RW 26
$762,500
$762,500
$0
UFA
Blidh, Anton LW 27
$750,000
$0
UFA
Hunt, Brad D 34
$762,500
$762,500
$0
UFA
Jacobs, Josh D 26
$750,000
$0
UFA
Kamenev, Vladislav C 26
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Johansson, Jonas G 27
$750,000
$0
UFA
Boikov, Sergei D 26
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Olhaver, Gustav C 25
$0
$0
UFA
Middleton, Keaton D 24
$750,000
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Maltsev, Mikhail C 24
$800,000
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Clurman, Nathan D 24
$842,500
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Kvaca, Petr G 25
$0
$0
UFA
Leivermann, Nick D 24
$0
$0
UFA
Annunen, Justus G 22
$880,833
$0
RFA
Weiss, Tyler LW 22
$0
Saigeon, Brandon C 24
$0
$0
UFA
Zhuravlyov, Danila D 22
$855,000
$855,000
$0
RFA
Kovalenko, Nikolai RW 23
$0
Shmakov, Shamil G 23
$0
Boucher, Matthew LW 24
$0
$0
UFA
Davis, Kevin D 25
$0
$0
UFA
Stienburg, Matthew C 22
$0
$0
UFA
Beaucage, Alex RW 21
$878,333
$878,333
$0
RFA
Mutala, Sasha RW 21
$0
$0
UFA
Burzan, Luka C 22
$0
$0
UFA
Miner, Trent G 21
$828,333
$828,333
$0
RFA
Joly, Michael RW 27
$0
$0
UFA
O’Connor, Logan RW 26
$0
$0
UFA
Tischke, Peter D 26
$0
$0
UFA
Ambrosio, Colby C 20
$0
$0
UFA
Olausson, Oskar LW 20
$894,167
$894,167
$894,167
$0
RFA
Behrens, Sean D 19
$0
$0
UFA
Buyalsky, Andrei C 22
$0
$0
UFA
Makar, Taylor C 21
$0
$0
UFA
Aamodt, Wyatt D 25
$925,000
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Romaine, Christopher D 18
$0
$0
UFA
Zhigalov, Ivan G 19
$0
$0
UFA
TOTALS
$12,179,166
$4,980,833
$894,167