Even with a depleted lineup, the Avs find massive value in their forward core and goaltending, particularly when it comes to special teams. Finding ways to win in this form is just another feather in the cap of the best team in the west.


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