The Colorado Avalanche have authorized head train Jared Bednar to a two-year agreement extension that will certainly maintain him with the club via the 2023-24 period.” Jared has actually developed himself as one of the top coaches in the NHL,” Avalanche Executive Vice President/ General Manager Joe Sakic claimed.
“He is a terrific leader that has the complete trust of our gamers as well as team. Under his guidance our team has actually remained to make fantastic strides as well as enhance each year. We know he is the appropriate individual to assist us take that following step as well as complete for a Stanley Cup.”
In his 6th period as Colorado’s head train, Bednar possesses a 191-154-40 record as well as is just 2 victories shy of linking Bob Hartley as the winningest trainer in Avalanche history. Generally, Bednar’s 191 wins trail only Michel Bergeron (265) as well as Hartley (193) in Quebec/Colorado franchise business history. Bednar’s 385 games trained are the most in Avalanche history as well as 2nd in franchise background behind only Bergeron (634 ).
The Avs have gotten approved for the playoffs in each of the last 4 periods, which places as the third-longest run of postseason appearances in franchise business background. Bednar has guided Colorado to a 24-18-1 document in 43 job postseason video games, the second-best playoff winning percent (.558) amongst active head instructors.
” I am thankful and also excited to have the opportunity to continue to develop and also lead this group upon what we have actually completed thus far,” Jared Bednar said. “We understand we still have yet to accomplish our ultimate objective yet we are positive in the group we have and also will continue to work hard to get there. I ‘d such as to say thanks to Stan and also Josh Kroenke, Joe Sakic and the entire Avalanche company for their continued confidence in me. My family members and I love Colorado as well as are thrilled to be a part of this fantastic area.”
In the 2020-21 period, Bednar led the Avalanche to the Presidents’ Trophy and Honda West Division championship. Colorado’s first overall finish came just 4 years after completing last total in the standings during Bednar’s very first season of 2016-17. The Avs ended up being the first NHL group to go from worst to initially in four periods or less because the Bruins in 1970-71.