The Avs opening day roster is officially set and the bottom six is starting to take shape with the only true rookie looking to be Ben Meyers. Can he succeed in the NHL alongside veterans like Cogliano, Compher, and more? https://youtu.be/WAX0IP2A-OI
Part of the wider appeal of free agency across all sports is finding out which players you’ve definitely heard of have decided to come to play for the team you root for/cover/occasionally watch and how they’ll fit into the conversation. Free agency is uniquely fascinating because not all teams have the same goal. Some teams are in the heart of…...
The Avs just played the best game maybe any team has ever played in a Stanley Cup Final. Sheer dominance for a full 60 minutes left a Tampa team with all the experience in the world feeling something new. A blowout loss to go down 2 – 0 in the Final. https://youtu.be/Dkb1vsX8ywA
The Avalanche are back in the Western Conference final for the first time in 20 years thanks to their forward depth. The St Louis Blues got to play the sacrifice as the Avs finally slew their Round 2 demons. https://youtu.be/yADuV00FWYs
At morning skate today, every member of the media that I talked to said roughly the same thing, “I can’t believe we’re back here.” Halfway through Game 5, everybody was making plans for what they would do with their days off in between series, and obviously you know what happened next. So there we were, sitting inside the Enterprise Center…...
In a tough loss that likely spells the end of any playoff contention hopes the Sharks fall short against the best team in the west despite a heroic performance from Tomas Hertl to keep it interesting. https://youtu.be/_8aL4gWY9ec
The Avs continue to make winning look easy against the weaker teams in the west, with top-end talent that other teams just can’t handle most nights don’t require maximum effort. https://youtu.be/RhEdZExNhiw
A glitch in the matrix perhaps? Two 7 – 3 games with fairly similar storylines one after the other leads the Avs to feel quite good about themselves but Rudo may be stuck on repeat. https://youtu.be/jbl4pTYdVdw
The Avs are right back to chaotic hockey as they manage to squeak a point out of Ottawa. With problems hitting them before the game even began the uphill battle was not made any easier by the reffing but the loss still ultimately falls on the Avs own faults. https://youtu.be/Rb14_GPQEdo