O'Connor was assigned to AHL Colorado on Saturday.
O'Connor was on the taxi squad for the first two games, but he'll shift back to the minors with the AHL season expected to start in February. The Texas native recorded 25 points over 40 AHL games last season.
O'Connor has added to the Avalanche's taxi squad, Mike Chambers of the Denver Post reports.
O'Connor is one of six players on the taxi squad, which also features forwards Shane Bowers, Martin Kaut and Kiefer Sherwood, defenseman Dennis Gilbert and goalie Hunter Miska. O'Connor has 21 games of NHL experience and most recently had two goals over 15 games for Colorado in 2019-20.
O'Connor signed a two-year, $725k AAV extension with the Avalanche on Friday.
O'Connor suited up for Colorado's final five postseason games, tallying one assist and averaging 10:47 of ice time. The 24-year-old forward will be one of several young players fighting for a roster spot with the big club next season. Last season, he scored 12 goals and 25 points with AHL Colorado.
O'Connor had an assist, two shots on goal and two hits in Monday's 6-3 win over the Stars in Game 5.
O'Connor set up Pierre-Edouard Bellemare for the Avalanche's first goal of the game. The helper was O'Connor's first playoff point in three games -- he's added 10 hits in a limited fourth-line role. O'Connor will likely stay in the lineup while Matt Calvert and Joonas Donskoi are sidelined by undisclosed injuries.
The Avalanche demoted O'Connor to AHL Colorado on Monday.
O'Connor pocketed two goals in 16 games with the Avalanche this season, his first two goals at the NHL level. The rookie forward has 12 goals and 25 points in 40 AHL contests this season.
O'Connor scored a goal in Monday's 2-1 win over the Red Wings.
O'Connor's second-period tally was scored on a breakaway after a pass from Gabriel Landeskog. The 23-year-old O'Connor now has two goals in 11 appearances this season. He's skated no more than 8:33 in four games since he was recalled from the minors -- don't expect the Texas native to make much of a fantasy impact.
The Avalanche promoted O'Connor from AHL Colorado on Saturday, Ryan S. Clark of The Athletic reports.
The Avs only had 12 healthy forwards on their roster prior to O'Connor's promotion, so he'll be on hand as an insurance policy for Saturday's clash with the Kings. The 23-year-old rookie has potted one goal in seven games with the big club this campaign.
The Avalanche reassigned O'Connor to AHL Colorado on Thursday.
O'Connor's demotion suggests Andre Burakovsky (upper body) could be ready to return Thursday against Montreal. The 23-year-old rookie wasn't very productive during his seven-game stint with the big club, but he was able to score his first NHL goal Nov. 27 against the Oilers.
O'Connor scored a goal in Wednesday's 4-1 win over the Oilers.
O'Connor's tally capped a run of three goals in 2:32 for the Avalanche as they took over the game in the third period. It's his first point in four appearances this season, and also his first career point in nine games. The University of Denver product hasn't added much else (three shots on goal, two hits, plus-2 rating) in his limited time this season. With Andre Burakovsky (upper body) joining the ranks of injured Avalanche wingers, O'Connor could remain in the NHL a little longer than initially expected.
O'Connor was recalled from AHL Colorado on Monday.
O'Connor didn't appear in a game during his brief NHL stint last week but could crack the lineup this time around. The Avalanche are dealing with a handful of injuries, including Matt Calvert (upper body) and Tyson Jost (upper body). The 23-year-old forward has eight points in 14 AHL contests this season.
The Avalanche assigned O'Connor to AHL Colorado on Wednesday, Mike Chambers of The Denver Post reports.
O'Connor didn't crack the lineup during his one-game stay with the big club. The 23-year-old forward will return to a prominent role with the Avalanche's minor-league affiliate, where he's racked up eight points in 12 games this season.
The Avalanche recalled O'Connor from AHL Colorado on Monday.
O'Connor figures to replace Pierre-Eduard Bellemare in Colorado's lineup following Bellemare's concussion diagnosis. In 12 games at the AHL level this season, O'Connor, 23, has registered eight points. A year ago, O'Connor appeared in five games with the Avalanche and didn't record a point.
The Avalanche reassigned O'Connor to AHL Colorado on Friday.
O'Connor's stint with the Avalanche lasted five games. He failed to tally a point during that span and never logged double-digit minutes in terms of ice time. His demotion could signal that Colin Wilson (shoulder) is ready to return from injured reserve.
O'Connor was recalled from AHL Colorado on Monday and will make his NHL debut later tonight versus the Kings, Ryan S. Clark of The Athletic reports.
The 22-year-old has posted nine goals and 16 points in 30 minor-league games this season. O'Connor is set to play on Colorado's fourth line alongside Gabriel Bourque and Sheldon Dries.
O'Connor was reassigned to AHL Colorado on Tuesday, Ryan S. Clark of The Athletic reports.
O'Connor will begin his professional career after three seasons with the University of Denver. Known for his leadership and rigid work ethic, the right-shooting forward produced 16 goals, 27 assists and a cumulative plus-16 rating over 108 games at the collegiate level.
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