Mark Olver C COL 5 Months

Mark Olver has reportedly signed with KHL Sochi.

Olver had 49 points and 82 penalty minutes in 65 games with the AHL Lake Erie Monsters in 2013-14. He was scheduled to become a restricted free agent.

Mark Olver C COL Sep 24 '13

Mark Olver was among Colorado's cuts on Monday.

The Avalanche also assigned Mitchell Heard, J.T. Wyman, Bryan Lerg, Andrew Agozzino, Garrett Meurs and Colin Smith to AHL Lake Erie. Olver, Wyman and Lerg have to clear waivers before they can report to the minors.

Mark Olver C COL Apr 16 '13

Mark Olver was a healthy scratch Monday.

Just an FYI as he was replaced by Chuck Kobasew in the Avs lineup. Olver has four goals and six points in 31 games, the most he's played in his third year in the NHL.

Mark Olver C COL Mar 21 '13

Mark Olver made a huge argument to stay in the Colorado Avalanche's lineup by scoring three points in the team's come-from-behind 4-3 victory against the Dallas Stars on Wednesday.

Olver had been a healthy scratch since March 5 but his one-goal, two-assist night should keep that from happening again for at least a while. That doubles his season total, as he had just three points in 19 games before this impressive performance. Chuck Kobasew also had a goal and an assist.

Mark Olver C COL Mar 20 '13

Mark Olver will dress Wednesday night when Dallas visits.

He has been a healthy scratch since Mar. 5 and has three points in 19 games this campaign.

Mark Olver C COL Feb 21 '13

Mark Olver won't be disciplined for his hit on St. Louis rookie Vladimir Tarasenko Wednesday night.

He not receive a penalty during the game for the play either. Olver has two points and 13 hits in 15 games this season for the Avalanche.

Mark Olver C COL Feb 11 '13

Mark Olver and Michael Sgarbossa scrapped in practice on Saturday.

Coach Joe Sacco did not think the fight was a bad thing as both players are literally fighting for their spot in the lineup. Sacco is probably glad that some of his players are showing some fight as the Avs have been a big disappointment in the early going.

Mark Olver C COL Oct 05 '12

Mark Olver scored the winner in scrimmage to lead the White squad over the Red 5-3.

Olver was sent down to the minors just before the lockout, allowing him to play in the AHL. He has a two-way deal this season and it will become a one-way deal in 2013-14.

Mark Olver C COL Jun 30 '12

Mark Olver has re-signed with the Colorado Avalanche for 2 more years

Olver is set to earn $550,000 on a two-way deal in 2012-2013, and $650,000 on a one-way deal in 2013-2014. Although a concussion sidelined Mark Olver for a strong part of the season, he nonetheless managed to impressed the Avalanche front office.

Mark Olver C COL Feb 18 '12

In his initial contest Friday night following a callup from Lake Erie of the AHL, center Mark Olver scored a goal and assisted on another in the Colorado Avalanche's 3-1 victory over the Edmonton Oilers at Rexall Place.

What took the Avs so long to call this guy up anyway? "I'm just happy to contribute," Olver said. "I missed 35 games with a concussion this year, so it was tough, but it's the way it can be sometimes in this game. I just am happy to have gotten a chance again tonight and it went well, thanks to my teammates."