NHL

Colorado Avalanche (56-19-7)



Avs start moves toward defending title, bring back Cogliano

DENVER (AP) The Stanley Cup championship celebrations are quieting down for the Colorado Avalanche. Time to get down to the business of defending their title.

Colorado's first big move in what's sure to be a busy offseason was re-signing veteran forward Andrew Cogliano to a one-year deal Tuesday. The 35-year-old Cogliano played a gritty role in helping the Avalanche hoist their first Cup since 2001.

More big decisions are looming.

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Leaders
Points: M. Rantanen92
Plus/Minus: D. Toews52
Shots on Goal: N. MacKinnon299
PIM: K. MacDermid89
Win: D. Kuemper37
Shutouts: D. Kuemper5
Offense (Rank)
Goals: 308 (4)
Shots: 2874 (4)
PP%: 24.0% (7)
Penalty Minutes: 742 (12)
Assists: 531 (4)
SH Goals: 6 (18)
Standings
Central Division
  W L OTL Pts
xyz-Colorado 56 19 7 119
x-Minnesota 53 22 7 113
x-St. Louis 49 22 11 109
x-Dallas 46 30 6 98
x-Nashville 45 30 7 97
Winnipeg 39 32 11 89
Chicago 28 42 12 68
Arizona 25 50 7 57
Full Standings
 
Defense (Rank)
Goals Against: 232 (23)
Shots Against: 2625 (14)
PK%: 79.7% (15)
Penalty Minutes: 856 (5)
Shutouts: 7 (5)
Sv%: 0.912 (6)
Injuries
Date Player Status
No Recent Injuries
Transactions
Date Player Transactions
7/5 A. Cogliano Contract extended One-year contract extension