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

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This article is certainly early because there is still a bunch of hockey left, and the expansion draft, as well. However, it’s time to start thinking about what free agents will fit within the new direction the Avs are taking.

Furthermore, after the expansion draft, I’ll roll out an updated version of this article. For now, these are the names the Avs should be targeting.

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They need help on the wings, and they need help on defense. But, if the Avs are able to trade Duchene, then their need for defensive talent suddenly becomes obsolete. So, time will tell what actually ends up taking place for the Avs around free agency.

In the meantime, the players listed above would be good targets for them to look at. They aren’t too old, and their prices wouldn’t be too high, especially with the amount of cap the Avs are likely to have this summer.