Avalanche sign forward Sheldon Dries to one-year deal


Colorado Avalanche centre Sheldon Dries, left, redirects the puck at Los Angeles Kings goaltender Jack Campbell in the third period on Saturday, Jan. 19, 2019, in Denver. (David Zalubowski/AP)

The Colorado Avalanche have signed forward Sheldon Dries to a one-year contract, the team announced on Saturday.

With the new deal, the Avalanche and Dries avoid arbitration, which was scheduled for Aug. 4.

According to Adrian Dater of ColoradoHockeyNow.com, Dries has inked a two-way contract worth $735,000 at the NHL level with $450,000 guaranteed.

Dries, 25, played in 40 games for the Avalanche last season, recording three goals and six points. The Macomb Township, Mich., native also suited up in 25 contests for the AHL’s Colorado Eagles, tallying three goals and 11 points and adding one goal in four playoff appearances.

July 25, 2019


Sheldon Dries
AGE: 25
1 Year

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