Colorado Avalanche: Top Five Potential Unrestricted Free Agents for Team to Consider

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The Colorado Avalanche will have a lot of available cap space this summer, and will probably go after at least one big name in free agency because of it.

The Colorado Avalanche cannot afford to go after an aging name again in free agency. They also need to make sure that they don’t offer someone too much money, or too much term.

So, free agency is certainly something the Avs need to be careful of this summer. That being said, there are still a few names that might be worth the trouble for the Avalanche.

Today, I’ll look at five of those names, and rank them in order for best to least. What the Avs need is defense and top six forward help, so those will be the targets focused on this article.

It’s true, this discussion might be a little premature, but with just 12 games remaining, the summer is quickly becoming the focus for Avs fans.

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And, considering free agency has been such a volatile topic for the Avs recently, it’s time to detail some options that actually make sense for the club.

So, without further adieu, let’s get started.