Avalanche Signs O'Neill, Smith
The Colorado Avalanche Hockey Club announced today the signings of free agent defenseman Wes O’Neill and free agent center Wyatt Smith. O'Neill agreed to terms on a three-year contract, while Smith inked a one-year deal.
“These players provide us additional organizational depth,” said Avalanche Assistant General Manager Greg Sherman. “We have the ability now with our affiliates to sign and develop players with our own staff and philosophy.”
O’Neill, 21, played four years at
Smith, 30, has appeared in 186 NHL games with the Minnesota Wild, Nashville Predators, Phoenix Coyotes and New York Islanders. A native of