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NICCI FIELD (@cinxic)
By Adrian Dater
Nicci Field got to love hockey when, as a young girl, she would tag along with her dad, grandpa and sister to games of the Colorado Gold Kings – the now-defunct minor-pro team that used to play in her hometown of Colorado Springs.
A couple years later, she started to notice the hockey that played an hour north – the Avalanche. One of her most distinct memories of watching the Avs on TV was the night Ray Bourque lifted the Cup after Game 7 of the Finals in 2001.
After that? She was hooked. And, as a single mom who’s had some ups and downs, the Avs have been there for her in more ways than one.
“Hockey has been a love for me in the last few years as I battled depression and anxiety. I’ve met so many great people through it and continue meeting more,” said Field, 29. “I love going to games and now getting my son into it as our mother/son bonding time! If you ever see me at a game I’m usually wearing an Avs Queen sweater and always down for a picture and a hello!”
TAKE FIVE (QUESTIONS)
What’s the best piece of advice you’ve ever been given? Take care of you first.
What’s the one piece of candy you couldn’t live without as a kid? Shocktarts!
What’s the scariest movie you’ve ever seen? I don’t like scary movies, because the movie “Milo” did that to me. That kid and the yellow rain coat…
What’s your all-time favorite Avalanche memory? Last season Game 6 of Round 2 against the Sharks. The place was just rocking and I was just beyond proud of everyone cheering for our boys!
Have you ever booed the Avalanche? I only ever boo the Wild and Penguins when they are in town. Never our Avs.