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.
Everberg will undergo shoulder surgery and miss 6-8 weeks.
Everberg had three goals and nine assists (12 points) with the Avalanche this season. His shoulder surgery will keep him out for at least six months, which means that he likely will not be ready for training camp for next season.
Varlamov will start the season finale on Saturday.
Varlamov allowed four goals on 42 shots in the Avs win over the Predators on Tuesday. Varalamov was limited to 56 starts entering today because of injury. He has gone 27-20-8 with a 2.57 GAA and .921 SV%. Tonight will be his third starts against the Blackhawks this season—he has gone 2-0-0 with a 0.50 GAA and .988 SV% in the first two.
Berra allowed two goals on 37 shots in Colorado’s win in Anaheim last Friday. Berra has gone 2-2-0 with a 1.85 GAA and .944 SV% in his last four outings. Tonight he will try to play spoiler against a Jets team who are battling for a playoff spot. Winnipeg has won three in a row while outscoring their opponents 8-4.
Varlamov allowed three goals on 26 shots in the Avs loss in Los Angeles on Saturday. Tonight Varlamov will make his fourth start of the season against the Predators—he comes in having lost five of his last six and sits 1-1-1 with a 2.94 GAA and .912 SV% in his first three starts against Nashville.
Varlamov allowed two goals on 34 shots in the Avs loss to the Oilers on Monday. How does he lose to Edmonton twice in less than week? I mean come on Varlamov, not even Anders Lindback would do that. Varlamov comes in as a loser of four of his last five while posting a 3.38 GAA and .903 SV% in the process.
Berra allowed three goals on 28 shots in the Avs loss to the Sharks on Wednesday, but Patrick Roy will stick with him tonight in Anaheim. Berra has posted a 2.21 GAA and .930 SV% in his last two starts and one relief appearance. He will be in tough tonight against a Ducks team who have won their last four straight.