When Duncan Siemens first stepped foot in the Colorado Avalanche dressing room, he was about 190 pounds of shyness and uncertainty. The Duncan Siemens of Tuesday morning was 220 pounds of make-my-day certitude, a man who has been through the jaded early steps of the pro hockey business and ready to finally make his mark with the varsity club. A…

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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.