Minus 36. It wasn’t the temperature in Edmonton, Alberta, Saturday night. It’s the plus-minus number of Avalanche forward Matt Duchene right now. That’s cold. It was just another awful night for Duchene and the rest of the Avs’ highly-paid young forwards in Saturday’s snooze-fest of a hockey game at Rogers Place, where the Edmonton Oilers won 4-1 to climb…

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Adrian Dater

Adrian Dater has been covering the Avs since their inception. In 2015, he became the lead NHL national columnist with Bleacher Report, where he worked until 2017 before joining BSN Denver.