The Avs drop their first game of the season in an all but guaranteed schedule loss to the Flames. While there is certainly room for improvement there’s nothing to be concerned about given the scenario and even a few positives to take from this one.


Nathan, also known as Rudo, hosts the DNVR Avalanche Podcast and the Avalanche Review on YouTube. From Rockies and baseball beginnings, he has followed the Avs since they moved to Colorado in 1995. He started independently covering hockey on sites like Reddit and Youtube in 2015 then joined the DNVR Avalanche Podcast in 2019 and hasn't looked back. Follow Rudo on Twitter - @Nathan__Rudolph