The Avs rookies have officially played a proper hockey game. It did not go particularly well. Still, in a setting like this, there is no sense dwelling on the negatives as some of the big names showed they are ready for the season.


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