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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 $83,377,704
Projected Cap Space $-777,891
Current Cap Space $6,288,333
LTIR Pool $6,753,520
Roster 22/23
Contracts 44/50
Transactions
Pavel Francouz | Francouz is set to start at home against the Anaheim Ducks on Thursday, according to Avalanche play-by-play announcer Conor McGahey. Jan 26
Denis Malgin | Malgin (upper body) will be in action versus Anaheim on Thursday, Marc Moser of Altitude Sports 950 reports and has been activated off IR per the NHL media site. Jan 26
Cale Makar | Makar (upper body) told reporters he was good to go against the Anaheim Ducks on Thursday, Peter Baugh of The Athletic reports. Jan 26
TRADE ANALYSIS
The San Jose Sharks acquired Martin Kaut and Jacob MacDonald from the Colorado Avalanche for Ryan Merkley and Matt Nieto
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Jan 25
Anton Blidh | Blidh was reassigned to AHL Colorado following Tuesday's 3-2 win over the Washington Capitals. Jan 24

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Line Combinations Updated: Jan 26 (5:54pm)
$4,500,0004.5M
$6,300,0006.3M
$2,000,0002M
$4,100,0004.1M
$9,000,0009M
Line 1 $12,800,000 Pairing 1 $13,100,000
$750,0000.8M
$3,500,0003.5M
$9,250,0009.3M
$5,000,0005M
$6,000,0006M
Line 2 $13,500,000 Pairing 2 $11,000,000
$1,250,0001.3M
$908,3330.9M
$1,050,0001.1M
$987,5001M
$762,5000.8M
Line 3 $3,208,333 Pairing 3 $1,750,000
$850,0000.9M
$912,5000.9M
$750,0000.8M
$2,000,0002M
$3,400,0003.4M
Line 4 $2,512,500 Goalies $5,400,000
Injury Report
Valeri Nichushkin
Expected Return Sat Jan 28, 2023
Valeri Nichushkin - OUT - Upper Body
Thu Jan 26, 2023
Valeri Nichushkin | Nichushkin is considered day-to-day with an upper-body injury and won't play Thursday versus Anaheim, Peter Baugh of The Athletic reports.
Darren Helm
Expected Return Tue Feb 7, 2023
Darren Helm - OUT - Lower Body
Fri Jan 20, 2023
Darren Helm | Helm (lower body) is not available Friday against the Vancouver Canucks, Peter Baugh of The Athletic reports.

Fri Jan 13, 2023
Darren Helm | Helm (undisclosed) missed Friday's practice, according to Peter Baugh of The Athletic.
Fri Jan 13, 2023
Darren Helm | Per Kyle Fredrickson of The Denver Gazette, Helm will miss some time with a lower-body injury, according to coach Jared Bednar.
Thu Jan 12, 2023
Darren Helm | Helm (undisclosed) didn't finish Thursday's game versus the Chicago Blackhawks, Avalanche freelance writer Adrian Dater reports.
Josh Manson
Expected Return Tue Feb 7, 2023
Josh Manson - IR - Lower Body
Tue Jan 24, 2023
Josh Manson | Avalanche head coach Jared Bednar said Monday that Manson (lower body) is "probably not" an option to play before the All-Star break, Evan Rawal of Colorado Hockey Now reports.

Tue Jan 17, 2023
Josh Manson | Manson (lower body) will travel with the Colorado Avalanche for the team's upcoming three-game road trip, Brennan Vogt of Full Press Hockey reports.
Tue Jan 3, 2023
Josh Manson | Manson (lower body) will skate for the first time Tuesday, Avalanche freelance writer Adrian Dater reports.
Wed Dec 7, 2022
Josh Manson | Manson (lower body) is expected to be out of action for a month, Avalanche coach Jared Bednar told Ryan Boulding of NHL.com on Wednesday.
Sat Dec 3, 2022
Josh Manson | Manson (lower body) is week-to-week and has been placed on injured reserve, Avalanche play-by-play announcer Conor McGahey reports.
Fri Dec 2, 2022
Josh Manson | Manson (undisclosed) did not play in the third period Thursday. Adrian Dater of ColoradoHockeyNow.com reports.
Bowen Byram
Expected Return Tue Feb 7, 2023
Bowen Byram - IR - Lower Body
Tue Jan 17, 2023
Bowen Byram | Byram (lower body) could be ready to return to action following the All-Star break, Brennan Vogt of Full Press Hockey reports.

Mon Jan 9, 2023
Bowen Byram | Byram (lower body) did some light skating Monday, Evan Rawal of Colorado Hockey Now reports.
Wed Dec 7, 2022
Bowen Byram | Byram (lower body) hasn't begun to skate, according to Peter Baugh of The Athletic.
Gabriel Landeskog
Expected Return Wed Mar 15, 2023
Gabriel Landeskog - IR-LT - Knee
Surgery
Thu Jan 26, 2023
Gabriel Landeskog | Landeskog (knee) is not expected to play before March, Peter Baugh of The Athletic reports.

Tue Jan 17, 2023
Gabriel Landeskog | Landeskog (knee) will begin skating following the NHL's All-Star break, Brennan Vogt of Full Press Hockey reports.
Mon Jan 2, 2023
Gabriel Landeskog | Landeskog (knee) is not close to being ready to return to the lineup, Peter Baugh of The Athletic reports.
Thu Dec 15, 2022
Gabriel Landeskog | Landeskog (knee surgery) is making progress according to coach Jared Bednar, Brennan Vogt of Colorado Hockey Now reports.
Thu Dec 1, 2022
Gabriel Landeskog | Landeskog (knee) took to the ice Wednesday for the first time during the 2022-23 season, Brennan Vogt of Colorado Hockey Now reports.

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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
(13) Forwards $45,645,833 55.3% of cap
Player POS Age 2022-2023 2023-2024 2024-2025 2025-2026 2026-2027
Helm, Darren LW 36
$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)
Nieto, Matt LW 30
$850,000
$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
Malgin, Denis C 26
$750,000
$0
UFA
Nichushkin, Valeri 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
Meyers, Ben LW 24
$912,500
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
TOTALS
$45,645,833
$40,525,000
$40,525,000
$30,225,000
$30,225,000
(7) 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 D 28
$987,500
$987,500
$0
UFA
Hunt, Brad D 34
$762,500
$762,500
$0
UFA
Englund, Andreas D 27
$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)
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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22 14 10 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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44 19 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 $83,500,000 $83,500,000 $83,500,000
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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$83,377,704 $70,275,000 $62,425,000 $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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$-777,891 $13,225,000 $21,075,000 $34,775,000
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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$6,288,333 $13,225,000 $21,075,000 $34,775,000
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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$6,753,520 $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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$83,065,000 $70,275,000 $62,425,000 $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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$3,562,500 $0 $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
(19) Non-Roster
Player POS Age 2022-2023 2023-2024 2024-2025 2025-2026 2026-2027
Galchenyuk, Alex C 28
$750,000
$0
UFA
Hudon, Charles LW 28
$750,000
$0
UFA
Smallman, Spencer RW 26
$762,500
$762,500
$0
UFA
Blidh, Anton LW 27
$750,000
$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 27
$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
Bowers, Shane C 23
$750,000
$0
RFA
Kvaca, Petr G 25
$0
$0
UFA
Leivermann, Nick D 24
$0
$0
UFA
Merkley, Ryan D 22
$863,334
$0
RFA
Annunen, Justus G 22
$880,833
$0
RFA
Ranta, Sampo LW 22
$925,000
$0
RFA
Weiss, Tyler LW 23
$0
Saigeon, Brandon C 24
$0
$0
UFA
Kovalenko, Nikolai RW 23
$0
Shmakov, Shamil G 23
$0
Boucher, Matthew LW 25
$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 23
$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 27
$0
$0
UFA
Foudy, Jean-Luc C 20
$847,500
$847,500
$847,500
$0
RFA
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
Burke, Cal C 25
$750,000
$0
RFA
$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
$15,447,500
$4,210,833
$1,741,667