Despite a lack of offensive punch the Avs found a way to survive the Edmonton onslaught and pull out a W in the shootout entirely thanks to Darcy Kuemper and Nathan MacKinnon. When those two are at their best it’s all the Avs need.


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