It was all right there for it to be a storybook day for Derick Brassard. Start the day with one team, play for the other just down the hall. Score the go-ahead goal with about 12 minutes left in the game, despite almost no sleep the night before and not having skated for three days. It’s still a great story….

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Adrian Dater

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.