We finally have an Avalanche game tonight. The Avs are six points out of a playoff spot right now, which has some fans in a mild panic. But the Avs have three games in hand on some of those “playoff” teams ahead of them.
So, it’s clearly not panic time yet, folks. But is it time to start winning hockey games on the regular again? Yep. That needs to start tonight, at Ball Arena against the Vancouver Canucks. (And don’t forget your proof of vaccination and/or proof of a negative Covid test within the last 72 hours to get in the arena).
The Avs, of course, will have to win without Nathan MacKinnon, who is out three weeks with a lower-body injury. But some guys are coming back tonight, and the Avs will have an interesting lineup, which goes like this: