Casey Mittelstadt Sticking With Avalanche After Signing 3-year Contract

Casey Mittelstadt sticking with Avalanche (Avalanche /NHL)

The Colorado Avalanche has secured a crucial piece of their roster, signing center Casey Mittelstadt to a three-year contract. While financial details were not disclosed, a team source revealed that Mittelstadt will earn an annual salary of $5.75 million. This signing was a top priority for the Avalanche, who are eager to build on their recent Stanley Cup success.

Mittelstadt joined the Avalanche in a trade with the Buffalo Sabres, bringing much-needed depth to the team’s center position. He quickly made an impact, scoring four goals and 10 points in 18 games.

Avalanche Sign Casey Mittelstadt (Avalanche/NHL)

His impressive performance continued throughout the season, with a career-high 18 goals and 57 points in 80 games. Mittelstadt’s speed, skill, and hockey IQ made him a valuable asset to the team.

The postseason was just as impressive, with Mittelstadt contributing three goals and nine assists in 11 games. Although the Avalanche finally fell to the Dallas Stars, Mittelstadt’s contribution was undeniable.

His signing provides a serious boost to the team’s offensive capabilities, and his chemistry with teammates like Nathan MacKinnon, Cale Makar, and Mikko Rantanen is expected to be a key factor in the team’s success.

With Mittelstadt signed, the Avalanche can now focus on strengthening their roster, which already boasts top talent. The team has $10.466 million in salary cap space, providing ample opportunity to make strategic moves in the offseason.

As they look to bolster their lineup, fans can expect an exciting season ahead. The Avalanche are poised to make a deep playoff run, and Mittelstadt’s signing is a remarkable step in that direction.