Avs Draft Life-Long Colorado Fan Conner Bleackly

June 29, 2014 12:49 AM

Avs Draft Life-Long Colorado Fan Conner Bleackly
" DENVER (CBS4) – The NHL draft was completed Saturday and there are now seven new additions to the Avalanche franchise.

The Avs picked up two defensemen, a goalie, a center and three forwards, one of which was the team’s top pick, Conner Bleackly, who last played for the Red Deer in the WHL. It was an early birthday present for Bleackly, who turns 19 next Wednesday.

Bleackly is a life-long Colorado Avalanche fan and his favorite player growing up was Joe Sakic, so he feels like he won the lottery "

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