The best team in the NHL played the worst team in the NHL Wednesday night and, just like David slew Goliath so many moons ago, just like the 1969 New York Jets and the 1985 Villanova Wildcats and. … no. There was no upset at the Pepsi Center between the Colorado Avalanche and Washington Capitals.

But, almost.

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Adrian Dater

Adrian Dater has been covering the Avs since their inception. In 2015, he became the lead NHL national columnist with Bleacher Report, where he worked until 2017 before joining BSN Denver.