Soderbergh will be a healthy scratch for the second straight game.
After a breakout 2015-16 season, Soderberg has struggled mightily in 2016-17. The 31-year-old has scored just five goals with six assists (11 points) in 59 games and tonight he will sit for the second straight game.
The Avalanche signed Carl Soderberg to a five-year deal worth $23.75M.
Colorado acquired Soderberg’s rights from the Bruins on Thursday and got the pending unrestricted free agent under contract prior to this evening’s draft. Soderberg had 13 goals and 31 assists (44 points) in 82 games with Boston a season ago. His new deal hints that the Avalanche are likely to ship Ryan O’Reilly out of town.
The Avalanche acquired Carl Soderberg from the Bruins for a 2016 6th round pick.
Soderberg, who was set to become an unrestricted free agent on July 1st, had his rights traded to Colorado on Thursday. The Avalanche did not waste any time by signing the 29-year-old forward to a five-year deal.