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Avalanche's Keaton Middleton: Placed on waivers Friday
Middleton was placed on waivers Friday, Peter Baugh of The Athletic reports.
Middleton played three games with the Avalanche during the 2020-21 season. He spent last season with AHL Colorado, finding the back of the net three times while adding 20 assists in 72 contests.... See More ... See Less
Avalanche's Keaton Middleton: Inks two-year extension
Middleton signed a two-year extension with the Avalanche on Saturday, Peter Baugh of The Athletic reports.
Despite a number of injuries on the blue line this season, Middleton hasn't received a call-up from AHL Colorado. He's logged 20 points in 51 contests with the Eagles, ranking sixth on the team for scoring. He'll likely continue to serve as organizational depth for the next couple of seasons.... See More ... See Less
Avalanche's Keaton Middleton: Signs one-year deal
Middleton signed a one-year contract with the Avalanche on Thursday.
Middleton spent the entirety of the 2021-22 campaign in the minors, picking up 11 points through 49 appearances with AHL Colorado. The 24-year-old defender will likely once again spend most, if not all of the upcoming season in the AHL.... See More ... See Less
Avalanche's Keaton Middleton: Joins playoff roster
Middleton was promoted from AHL Colorado on Friday, according to CapFriendly.
Middleton suited up in three games for the Avalanche in April but failed to register a point. He'll be an insurance blueliner on the postseason roster.... See More ... See Less
Avalanche's Keaton Middleton: Sent to AHL affiliate
Middleton was reassigned to AHL Colorado on Thursday, Adrian Dater of ColoradoHockeyNow.com reports.
It wouldn't be surprising to see Middleton return to the Avalanche's taxi squad ahead of Friday's game versus the Sharks. He's gone scoreless through three top-level appearances this year.... See More ... See Less
Avalanche's Keaton Middleton: Added to taxi squad
Middleton was promoted to the taxi squad Wednesday, per CapFriendly.
Middleton has made three appearances with the Avalanche this year. He has no points and four hits -- should he get into another contest, he'd likely play on the third pairing.... See More ... See Less
Avalanche's Keaton Middleton: Sent to minors
Middleton was assigned to AHL Colorado on Tuesday, per CapFriendly.
Middleton made his NHL debut last week, and he's played in three straight games with the big club, recording no points, two shots on net and four hits while averaging 9:18 of ice time. The 23-year-old will continue his development with the AHL affiliate.... See More ... See Less
Avalanche's Keaton Middleton: Logs third-pair TOI
Middleton had one shot on net, one hit and two PIM over 10:41 of ice time in Friday's 2-0 win over the Ducks.
Middleton was called up to make his NHL debut as part of the third pair, which recently has been made up of a rotation of AHL blueliners. He was paired with Kyle Burroughs on Friday. At some point, the Avalanche hope to get Bowen Byram (COVID-19 protocols) back and have the recently acquired Patrik Nemeth (undisclosed) ready for third-pair duty.... See More ... See Less
Avalanche's Keaton Middleton: Making NHL debut
Middleton was promoted to the active roster and will suit up for Friday's game against the Ducks, per CapFriendly.
Middleton has just one assist through 14 AHL games this season, but with the Avalanche dealing with several injuries on the blue line, the 23-year-old will make his NHL debut Friday. He'll skate in a bottom-pair role with limited ice time.... See More ... See Less
Avalanche's Keaton Middleton: Signs entry-level contract
Middleton signed a two-year, entry-level contract with the Avalanche on Tuesday, per CapFriendly.
Middleton joined AHL Colorado on a minor-league contract last July, but he's done enough keep the attention of the big club. The 23-year-old blueliner has one assist through 14 games with the Eagles this season. It's unlikely he's going to get much of a look at the NHL level in 2020-21, and he doesn't project to make much of a scoring impact within the next two years. After he was signed, he joined the Avalanche's taxi squad.... See More ... See Less
Avalanche's Keaton Middleton: Released from camp
The Avalanche officially released Middleton (undisclosed) on Wednesday, per TSN.
Middleton actually already left Colorado's camp last week to get a second opinion on his undisclosed injury, so this news doesn't come as a surprise. The 25-year-old blueliner signed a one-year, AHL-only deal with Colorado in July, so he'll likely report to his minor-league team soon.... See More ... See Less
Avalanche's Keaton Middleton: Seeking second opinion
Middleton has left Colorado's training camp to get a second opinion on his undisclosed injury, Mike Chambers of The Denver Post reports.
The Avalanche have yet to release any details regarding the specific nature of Middleton's injury, but it's safe to assume he won't be ready for the start of the regular season. If and when he gets healthy, the 25-year-old blueliner will be a candidate for Colorado's taxi squad.... See More ... See Less
Avalanche's Keaton Middleton: Unfit for start of camp
Middleton (undisclosed) was deemed unfit to play for the start of training camp Monday by coach Jared Bednar, Rick Sadowski of NHL.com reports.
Middleton will hope to gain eligibility to practice soon, as he's a long shot to stick with Colorado's roster. He spent the last two seasons with AHL San Jose and is yet to appear in an NHL game.... See More ... See Less
Keaton Middleton: Cut from Sharks camp
Middleton was released from his tryout with the Sharks on Wednesday, TSN reports.
There had been some hope on Middleton's part that he'd at least secure a minor-league deal with AHL San Jose, but nothing materialized on that front. The Alberta native has 11 goals and 47 assists through 255 contests with OHL Saginaw, but it remains to be seen when he'll be ready to turn pro.... See More ... See Less
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