The Avalanche managed to make a preseason game harder than it had to be but it provided opportunity for NHLers like Jonathan Drouin to shine and gave chances to guys like Tufte, Olausson, and Olofsson to prove their worth.


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