There’s always a chance after a big win against a main rival for the emotional letdown game. A team pours so much energy into beating the team its chasing in the standings and then goes on the road to take on a bottom-feeder. It happens all the time. Sometimes teams just don’t take the bad teams as seriously as they…

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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