Avalanche, Alex Galchenyuk agree to terms on one-year deal

Former Arizona Coyotes centre Alex Galchenyuk (17) skates against the Seattle Kraken during the first period of an NHL hockey game. (Ted S. Warren/AP)

The Colorado Avalanche have agreed to terms on a one-year contract with forward Alex Galchenyuk, the team announced Monday.

The deal is for the remainder of the 2022-23 season.

The financial terms of the deal were not disclosed, though CapFriendly.com reported it as being $750,000.

Galchenyuk, 28, attended Avalanche training camp and signed a PTO with the Colorado Eagles on Nov. 9, recording seven points and a plus-four rating in seven games with the AHL club.

Selected by the Montreal Canadiens in the first round (third overall) of the 2012 NHL Draft, Galchenyuk has produced 146 goals and 208 assists in 643 career NHL games.

The Avalanche will be the seventh NHL franchise Galchenyuk has suited up for in his 10-year career.

Most recently, Galchenyuk spent the 2021-22 season with the Arizona Coyotes, tallying six goals and 15 assists in 60 contests.

November 28, 2022

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Alex Galchenyuk

SIGNED BY
Colorado Avalanche
LENGTH
1 yr
CONTRACT TYPE
Free Agency
SALARY CAP HIT
$750,000
TOTAL
$750,000

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