Colorado Avalanche prospect #10 — D Mason Geertsen
Mason Geertsen just had another great year with the WHL’s Vancouver Giants, which earned him a contract with the Colorado Avalanche. At 6-foot-4, Geertsen could be the big, physical defenseman to fill one of the bottom-pairing spots that Nate Guenin and Brad Stuart currently inherit.
The Vancouver Giants missed the postseason this year, which allowed Geertsen to get a first taste of professional hockey, playing in nine games with the Lake Erie Monsters in the AHL. That is also where he is likely going to start the next season, only this time it will be with the San Antonio Rampage. If he adjusts well to the professional game and plays well in San Antonio, a first call-up could be possible as early as next season.
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