2015 NHL Draft: Top 6 Avalanche 2nd Round Picks

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The Colorado Avalanche have six picks in the 2015 NHL Draft, having traded away round five to the Montreal Canadiens in the P.A. Parenteau for Daniel Briere trade.

We’ve been covering draft profiles and also draft procedures. As the days tick away to the actual 2015 NHL Draft on June 26 and 27, we’re also looking at some of the most likely prospects for the Colorado Avalanche.

Round 2 starts at 8:00 a.m. on Saturday with the Buffalo Sabres and pick #31. The Avalanche have the #40 pick in the second round. GM Joe Sakic stated that the team would select for need starting in the second round, and he specifically mentioned “big forwards and skilled defensemen.”

Let’s look at what prospects might be available and attractive to the Avalanche in the second round.