PITTSBURGH – A little late posting these, as I woke up with some damn coughy/scratchy throaty thing and thought time resting would be of better use to the body than hustling down to the morning skate today. Not sure it did a ton of good, but it’s go time regardless. I’ve only missed two games on the road in my entire 25-year career covering this sport. One in Dallas, one in Minnesota (a playoff game in Minny, too, 2008). There won’t be a third tonight.
So, above is your Avs lineup for the night. Two surprises: