• Acquried by Flames

    News: Freddie Hamilton was acquired by the Flames from Colorado on Monday in exchange for a conditional seventh-round pick in the 2016 NHL Draft.
    Analysis: Freddie Hamilton will report to AHL Stockton, where he will provide the Flames with organizational depth at forward. The 23-year-old registered 34 points (11 goals, 23 assists) in 57 games in the AHL last season.
  • Avs' Hamilton Signs Qualifying Offer

    News: Freddie Hamilton signed his qualifying offer with the Avalanche and will be in attendance for the team's training camp.
    Analysis: Freddie Hamilton's exact salary for the 2015-16 campaign isn't clear, but it's likely that his contract is a two-way deal that would allow the Avalanche to ship him to AHL San Antonio at the conclusion of training camp, as he's not likely to crack the 23-man roster. The 23-year-old skated in 18 NHL contests last season, producing one goal and no assists.
  • Avs Reassign Hamilton

    News: Freddie Hamilton was reassigned to AHL Lake Erie on Monday.
    Analysis: The Avs' season came to an end over the past weekend, so Freddie Hamilton will head to Lake Erie to get some more work in over the Monsters' remaining three contests. Acquired from the Sharks at the trade deadline, Hamilton appeared in 17 games with the Avalanche, recording one goal and 11 shots on net.
  • Avs' Hamilton Scratched Monday

    News: Freddie Hamilton was a healthy scratch for Monday's game against the Flames.
    Analysis: Freddie Hamilton played in the previous seven-straight games but assumed his normal role on the bench Monday. He's currently on the outside looking in and is a hard player to justify owning in anything but keeper leagues as the season comes to a close.
  • Avs' Hamilton Tallies First NHL Goal

    News: Freddie Hamilton scored his first NHL goal (and point) Thursday in a 5-2 road victory over the Coyotes.
    Analysis: A nice moment for the 23-year-old center, though it took him 18 games (he suited up 11 times for the Sharks last year, plus six more scoreless contests split between San Jose and Colorado this year) to get there. Freddie Hamilton's offensive upside remains quite limited nonetheless, especially while he's skating fourth-line minutes for the Avs.
  • Avalanche Recall Hamilton From AHL

    News: Freddie Hamilton was recalled from AHL Lake Erie on Saturday, Marc Moser of Altitude TV reports.
    Analysis: The Avalanche are without Nathan MacKinnon (fractured foot) for the remainder of the season and could be without Joey Hishon (undisclosed) after he was forced to exit Friday's practice following a collision, prompting the team to bring up Freddie Hamilton as an insurance option at forward. Hamilton, who was acquired from the Sharks prior to Monday's trade deadline, has 31 points in 54 games at the AHL level this season.
  • Sharks Deal Hamilton To Avs

    News: Freddie Hamilton was traded to the Avalanche on Monday in exchange for defenseman Karl Stollery.
    Analysis: Freddie Hamilton saw action in 11 games with the Sharks last season and had appeared in one game with the parent club in 2014-15. The 23-year-old has shown some scoring ability in the minors with 30 points in 52 games for AHL Worcester this season, but it doesn't look as though he'll immediately be in line for a promotion to the parent club with his new organization. Instead, look for him to report to AHL Lake Erie, where he'll function as organizational depth.
  • Sharks Send Hamilton To AHL

    News: The Sharks have assigned Freddie Hamilton to AHL Worcester, the Sports Xchange reports.
    Analysis: Freddie Hamilton, who leads Worcester with 21 points in 32 games, did not record a point in his only contest with the big club during his most recent NHL stint.
  • Sharks Scratch Hamilton In Two Straight

    News: Freddie Hamilton was a healthy scratch on Thursday and Saturday for the Sharks.
    Analysis: Freddie Hamilton is a player who always seems to be on the cusp of making a long-term stay with the Sharks, but has yet to put together a performance that demands a roster spot. After an uninspired game against the Wild on January 6, he's been a healthy scratch in two straight games.
  • Sharks Recall Hamilton

    News: Freddie Hamilton was recalled from AHL Worcester on Monday.
    Analysis: Freddie Hamilton leads AHL Worcester in points with 21, with six of those coming in the form of goals. The 23-year-old played in 11 games with the Sharks last season, but failed to record a point on 13 shots over the span. He will get a second shot at his first career point if he draws into the lineup, which could be the case Monday against the Jets.