It’s hard to argue against the Avs’ defense as the best in the league and somehow they may be poised to have an even better season than the last. With pieces like Byram and Girard ready to ascend it could become one of the greatest defenses ever.


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