Coming into the 2020 NHL Draft, the Avalanche find themselves in an unfamiliar position. For the first time in many years, the NHL Draft was a secondary (at best) storyline for the franchise as they weren’t rooting for another team to lose or gauging their own draft position throughout the season. Following a strong regular season and second consecutive loss…

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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