Where in the world do you even start trying to break down the Western Conference Finals between the Colorado Avalanche and Edmonton Oilers? The star power between Connor McDavid, Leon Draisaitl, Nathan MacKinnon and Cale Makar alone is absurd. Consider that had NHL players gone to the Olympics this past February, three of those four players easily could’ve been on…

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A.J. Haefele was born in Aurora, Colorado, raised in Katy, Texas and is the Colorado Avalanche beat reporter for DNVR. AJ helped launch the network back in 2015 and has filled roles as a team leader and Editor-In- Chief, along with co-hosting the DNVR draft podcasts along with his other duties. You can hear him every weekday on the DNVR Avalanche podcast. Follow AJ on Twitter - @returnofaj