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New podcast: John-Michael Liles on Avs present, past and being a rookie with Joe Sakic as a roommate



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Stay safe out there as much as you can everybody.

New podcast, with special guest John-Michael Liles.

We talk for nearly an hour, about what life is like right now living under the threat of the novel coronavirus, the sadness of a potentially canceled Avs season, how the team was looking heading into the playoffs, his new role as president of the new Avalanche player alumni association, his thoughts on the wonder of Cale Makar and lots of stories about his days with the Avs, including what it was like being a rookie with Joe Sakic as his roommate on the road.

As always, this podcast sponsored by Bender’s at the Westminster Ice Centre and Total Beverage.

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Adrian Dater - Kiss and Larry Bird fan. Writer with @Gambling and @Bookies, Avs Insider with 104.3 The Fan. Denver Post, SI, Bleacher Report alum, author of seven books.

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Dater I look forward to your podcast. Quick question! Any word if or when the Avs might sign their NCAA players? Other teams seem to be swooping in on all the available NCAA UFA’s?


Great interview with JML! I loved the conversation about 2003/04 playoffs. I left Colorado the following winter, so in my mind that year, the last year of the pre-salary cap era and going into the lock-out season, was the end of an era and the end of the first Avalanche dynasty. Ending the season in the second round to the Sharks was a huge disappointment after all the buzz the dual signing of Selanne and Karya had generated. But as the two of you mentioned. It was also a wildly inconsistent season with all the injuries, the various trades (probably… Read more »


I will concede the goalie argument for sure. But I just think for a team to be truly successful, you need your stars to be in their prime, so somewhere between 25 and 30. What I am saying is that the Ovechkins, Messiers or Lidstroms are actually very rare.

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