It doesn’t take a number cruncher to know the Avs are the favorites in this series, but diving into the meat and potatoes of the stats can tell us the why and by how much. In this new preview series, we look at how the Avs stack up against their first round opponent Arizona Coyotes By The Numbers.


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