You know, when news dropped that Nathan MacKinnon was heading back to Denver with an upper-body injury that potentially (probably?) stemmed from his fight with Matt Dumba two days ago, it was the exact kind of thing that has consistently gone the way of the Calgary Flames this year. The Flames have gotten the benefit of the league’s worst division,…

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A.J. Haefele was born in Aurora, Colorado, raised in Katy, Texas and is the Colorado Avalanche beat reporter for DNVR. AJ helped launch the network back in 2015 and has filled roles as a team leader and Editor-In- Chief, along with co-hosting the DNVR draft podcasts along with his other duties. You can hear him every weekday on the DNVR Avalanche podcast. Follow AJ on Twitter - @returnofaj