Vladislav Namestnikov has officially notched his first game with the Avs. While one game isn’t much it is nearly 5% of what’s left of the regular season. The adjustment period is virtually non-existent and we go to the tape to see what Namestnikov brings to the team. 1. Responsibility. On his second-ever shift in burgundy and blue Namestnikov showed off…

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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