Mikhail Grigorenko signs with the Avalanche for one-year $1.3M

Wednesday, July 27th, 2016

RP via MileHighHockey By Ryan Murphy on Jul 20, 2016, 5:44p 69 via  Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images The young Russian re-signs and gives himself an opportunity to earn a bigger contract after next season. Restricted free agent Mikhail Grigorenko has signed a one-year deal with the Avalanche, avoiding arbitration and punting on his opportunity to […]


Grigorenko Files for Salary Arbitration

Tuesday, July 5th, 2016

 FULL LIST BELOW: 24 PLAYERS ELECT SALARY ARBITRATION   TORONTO (July 5, 2016) – Twenty-four players have elected Salary Arbitration:   Arizona Coyotes Michael Stone   Colorado Avalanche Tyson Barrie Mikhail Grigorenko   Detroit Red Wings Jared Coreau Danny DeKeyser   Minnesota Wild Jordan Schroeder   Nashville Predators Petter Granberg Calle Jarnkrok   New Jersey […]


Colorado Avalanche Forward Mikhail Grigorenko reflects on his first full year in the NHL

Monday, June 13th, 2016

via http://www.phpa.com/news/story/714 Author: Clarence Paller, for PHPA.com Date: Jun 7, 2016 Recently, I had the chance to speak with Colorado Avalanche forward, Mikhail Grigorenko. I had interviewed him last season (CLICK HERE to read the interview feature) while he was a member of the Buffalo Sabres organization, splitting time between the Sabres and the Rochester […]


The Wild’s Erik Haula: Speedy and Needed

Wednesday, April 13th, 2016

By Kent Youngblood , Star Tribune April 13, 2016 – 6:44 AM Wes Walz calls it the “goofy gear.” Walz, the former Wild center whose job included playing against the other team’s most explosive lines, had that high-end, top-speed ability. “I don’t mention the goofy gear very often,” Walz said while watching a Wild practice. […]


Haula goes five-hole to pad lead

Wednesday, March 30th, 2016


Niklas Backstrom – Back in Business

Monday, March 21st, 2016

Monahan scores twice, Flames top Canadiens Forward has five goals, nine points in past six games; Backstrom wins first start this season by Sean Farrell / NHL.com Correspondent RECAP MONTREAL — Sean Monahan and the Calgary Flames were determined to celebrate a victory after goalie Niklas Backstrom‘s first NHL game in 14 months. Monahan had two goals and an […]


Haula’s Sweet Tally

Monday, March 21st, 2016


Fletcher hopes Monday’s trade helps Wild, Backstrom; lays groundwork for future trades

Tuesday, March 1st, 2016

by Michael Russo February 29, 2016 — 6:48pm Wild fans who spent their day incessantly refreshing their Twitter accounts and favorite blogs had to wait until three hours past Monday’s 2 p.m. trade deadline to learn the breaking news: Niklas Backstrom has finally been traded. After not being able to be bought out the last […]