UPDATE: Chris Bigras has been cleared to return.
Matt Duchene (knee) will miss tonight's contest.
Denver Post "In the wake of a stinging 4-0 loss to Tampa Bay, the Avalanche Wednesday made several significant moves involving its corps of defensemen. In essense, the Avs went "young" on the blue line. Colorado recalled two 20-year-olds, Nikita Zadorov and Chris Bigras from the San Antonio Rampage of..." January 14
Denver Post "Big accomplishment for Chris Bigras, the Avs’ second-round pick in this year’s draft. He has made the Canadian World Junior team. Canada, coached by Brent Sutter, has to make only one more cut, but it will be a forward. The defense is set. Now you know why the Avs thought at the time that..." December 22