ST. PAUL, Minn. – You wanted to buy in, maybe, that this Avalanche team could do anything, despite the losses of key personnel. But this is the NHL and nobody is immune to just a flat-out bad night.
This was definitely a disappointing loss for the Avs though, in the sense that 1. It was the Minnesota Bleeping Wild that beat them and 2. They came back to make it a 2-2 game and had all the momentum. But then they just kind of literally and figuratively kicked it all away in the end.
So, let’s give you some uncut audio from the night, in what was a quiet Avs dressing room.
First up, the coach: