Draft

PLYMOUTH, MI - DECEMBER 11: Jake Sanderson #48 of the U.S. Nationals follows the play against the Slovakia Nationals during game two of day one of the 2018 Under-17 Four Nations Tournament game at USA Hockey Arena on December 11, 2018 in Plymouth, Michigan. USA defeated Slovakia 7-2. (Photo by Dave Reginek/Getty Images)

Colorado Avalanche Draft Profile: Elite D Jake Sanderson

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Colorado Avalanche Draft Profile: Finisher Alexander Holtz

Colorado Avalanche: Reaction to the June Draft Proposal

Colorado Avalanche Draft Profile: Smooth Lucas Raymond

HAMILTON, ON - JANUARY 16: Jamie Drysdale #4 of Team Red skates during the 2020 CHL/NHL Top Prospects Game against Team White at FirstOntario Centre on January 16, 2020 in Hamilton, Canada. (Photo by Vaughn Ridley/Getty Images)

Colorado Avalanche Draft Profile: New Age D Jamie Drysdale

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HAMILTON, ON - JANUARY 16: Marco Rossi #23 of Team Red skates during warm up for the 2020 CHL/NHL Top Prospects Game against Team White at FirstOntario Centre on January 16, 2020 in Hamilton, Canada. (Photo by Vaughn Ridley/Getty Images)

Colorado Avalanche Draft Profile: Cerebral Marco Rossi

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ISERLOHN, GERMANY - JANUARY 06: Sinan Akdag of Adler Mannheim celebrates after scoring his team's second goal with team mates during the DEL match between Iserlohn Roosters and Adler Mannheim at Eissporthalle Iserlohn on January 06, 2019 in Iserlohn, Germany. (Photo by TF-Images/Getty Images)

Colorado Avalanche Draft Profile: Speedy Tim Stutzle

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VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA - JUNE 21: Bowen Byram reacts after being selected fourth overall by the Colorado Avalanche during the first round of the 2019 NHL Draft at Rogers Arena on June 21, 2019 in Vancouver, Canada. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Colorado Avalanche: NHL May Hold a June Draft After All

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OSHAWA, ON - FEBRUARY 7: Quinton Byfield #55 of the Sudbury Wolves skates during an OHL game against the Oshawa Generals at the Tribute Communities Centre on February 7, 2020 in Oshawa, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Chris Tanouye/Getty Images)

Colorado Avalanche Draft Profile: Underrated Quinton Byfield

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QUEBEC CITY, QC - OCTOBER 18: Alexis Lafreniere #11 of the Rimouski Oceanic skates prior to his QMJHL hockey game at the Videotron Center on October 18, 2019 in Quebec City, Quebec, Canada. (Photo by Mathieu Belanger/Getty Images)

Colorado Avalanche Draft Profile: Elusive Alexis Lafreniere

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VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA - JUNE 21: Bowen Byram reacts after being selected fourth overall by the Colorado Avalanche during the first round of the 2019 NHL Draft at Rogers Arena on June 21, 2019 in Vancouver, Canada. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Colorado Avalanche: A Brief Look at the Prospect Rankings

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VANCOUVER, BC - JUNE 21: A general view of the draft floor prior to the Colorado Avalanche pick during the first round of the 2019 NHL Draft at Rogers Arena on June 21, 2019 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. (Photo by Jonathan Kozub/NHLI via Getty Images)

Colorado Avalanche: Reflections After the 2019 Draft

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VANCOUVER, BC - JUNE 21: A general view of the draft floor prior to the Colorado Avalanche pick during the first round of the 2019 NHL Draft at Rogers Arena on June 21, 2019 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. (Photo by Jonathan Kozub/NHLI via Getty Images)

Colorado Avalanche: Analysis of the 3 Picks in Rounds 5 to 7

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BOISBRIAND, QC - SEPTEMBER 29: Alex Beaucage #16 of the Rouyn-Noranda Huskies skates after the puck against the Blainville-Boisbriand Armada during the QMJHL game at Centre d'Excellence Sports Rousseau on September 29, 2017 in Boisbriand, Quebec, Canada. The Rouyn-Noranda Huskies defeated the Blainville-Boisbriand Armada 4-2. (Photo by Minas Panagiotakis/Getty Images)

Colorado Avalanche Draft Matthew Stienburg and Alex Beaucage in 3rd Round

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ST. PAUL, MN - SEPTEMBER 19: Team Leopold defenseman Drew Helleson (4) skates up ice during the USA Hockey All-American Prospects Game between Team Leopold and Team Langenbrunner on September 19, 2018 at Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul, MN. Team Leopold defeated Team Langenbrunner 6-4.(Photo by Nick Wosika/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images)

Colorado Avalanche Draft Drew Helleson with Number 47 Pick

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VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA - JUNE 21: NHL prospect Alex Newhook arrives for the first round of the 2019 NHL Draft at Rogers Arena on June 21, 2019 in Vancouver, Canada. (Photo by Dave Sandford/NHLI via Getty Images)

Colorado Avalanche Draft Alex Newhook 16th Overall

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VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA - JUNE 21: Bowen Byram reacts after being selected fourth overall by the Colorado Avalanche during the first round of the 2019 NHL Draft at Rogers Arena on June 21, 2019 in Vancouver, Canada. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Colorado Avalanche Draft Bowen Byram Fourth-Overall

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ST CATHARINES, ON - NOVEMBER 25: Philip Tomasino #26 of the Niagara IceDogs skates during an OHL game against the Mississauga Steelheads at the Meridian Centre on November 25, 2017 in St Catharines, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Vaughn Ridley/Getty Images)

Colorado Avalanche: Philip Tomasino A Dynamic Two-Way Center

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VICTORIA , BC - DECEMBER 27: Ville Heinola #34 of Finland versus Kazakhstan at the IIHF World Junior Championships at the Save-on-Foods Memorial Centre on December 27, 2018 in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. (Photo by Kevin Light/Getty Images)

Colorado Avalanche: Ville Heinola a Smart and Creative Defenseman

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BUFFALO, NY - JUNE 1: Pavel Dorofeyev performs the pro agility test during the 2019 NHL Scouting Combine on June 1, 2019 at Harborcenter in Buffalo, New York. (Photo by Bill Wippert/NHLI via Getty Images)

Colorado Avalanche: Pavel Dorofeyev Creative Winger with Good Vision

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MISSISSAUGA, ON - JANUARY 18: Thomas Harley #48 of the Mississauga Steelheads turns up ice against the Flint Firebirds during OHL game action on January 18, 2019 at Paramount Fine Foods Centre in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Graig Abel/Getty Images)

Colorado Avalanche: Thomas Harley a Stong, Two-Way Defender

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VICTORIA , BC - JANUARY 27: Alex Newhook #18 of the Victoria Grizzlies skates with the puck against the Vernon Vipers during a British Columbia Hockey League game at the Q Centre on January 27, 2019 in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. (Photo by Kevin Light/Getty Images)

Colorado Avalanche: Alex Newhook Brings Speed and Agility to his Playmaking

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BUFFALO, NY - JUNE 25: (l-r) Joe Sakic and Alan Hepple of the Colorado Avalanche attend the 2016 NHL Draft on June 25, 2016 in Buffalo, New York. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Colorado Avalanche: Perfect 7-Round Draft Scenario

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EVERETT, WA - DECEMBER 01: Everett Silvertips forward Bryce Kindopp (19) skates the puck away from Kootenay Ice forward Peyton Krebs (19) during a game between the Kootenay Ice and the Everett Silvertips on Saturday, December 1, 2019 at Angel of the Winds Arena in Everett, WA. (Photo by Christopher Mast/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images)

Colorado Avalanche: Peyton Krebs a Fast and Skilled Playmaker

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BUFFALO, NY - MAY 30: Cam York poses for a portrait at the 2019 NHL Scouting Combine on May 30, 2019 at the HarborCenter in Buffalo, New York. (Photo by Chase Agnello-Dean/NHLI via Getty Images)

Colorado Avalanche: Cam York a Smart Two-Way Defenseman

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VICTORIA, BC - DECEMBER 31: Anttoni Honka #36 of Finland versus the United States at the IIHF World Junior Championships at the Save-on-Foods Memorial Centre on December 31, 2018 in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. (Photo by Kevin Light/Getty Images)

Colorado Avalanche: Anttoni Honka Brings Strong Skating and Good Stick Handling

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BUFFALO, NY - JUNE 25: (l-r) Joe Sakic and Alan Hepple of the Colorado Avalanche attend the 2016 NHL Draft on June 25, 2016 in Buffalo, New York. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Colorado Avalanche: 2019 NHL Mock Draft First Round

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Germany's defender Moritz Seider (L) scores past France's goalkeeper Florian Hardy during the IIHF Men's Ice Hockey World Championships Group A match between Germany and France on May 14, 2019 in Kosice, Slovakia. (Photo by JOE KLAMAR / AFP) (Photo credit should read JOE KLAMAR/AFP/Getty Images)

Colorado Avalanche: Moritz Seider Brings Physicality and Mobility

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