Facing three of the top teams in the NHL in just a matter of days, the Colorado Avalanche came into tonight’s contest against the Pittsburgh Penguins feeling pretty good about themselves after beating the Florida Panthers 7-3 over the weekend. Taking on the defending champions in their own barn is a different animal entirely, however, and the Avalanche faced the…

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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