A.J. Haefele

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  • last login Aug 27, 2014
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Colorado ftw.

In college basketball, Kansas Jayhawks rock you!

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Avalanche Sign D Shane O'Brien


The Avalanche have confirmed they have signed D Shane O'Brien, formerly of the Nashville Predators, Vancouver Canucks, Tampa Bay Lightning, and Anaheim Ducks. O'Brien has totaled 64 points in 379...

Daily Cupcakes - July 5th, 2011


Surprise! With Sandie still out discovering her own Walden Pond, I'm doing a guest writing of the Cupcakes today. Hope alla y'all don't mind a little change of pace. Let's just start it off with...

Avalanche Sign G Jean-Sebastien Giguere


In a move predicted by yours truly, the Avalanche have signed former Maple Leafs G Jean-Sebastian Giguere. Terms of the deal are still unknown but I feel a million times more confident in this deal...

Free Agent Frenzy Thread Part Three


  Thread Three. Lots of very interesting things happening in Avsland right now. Shoring up the D with a solid veteran so far with Jan Hejda. Guaranteed more to come. Colorado has just traded a 2012...

Avalanche Trade for, Sign G Semyon Varlamov


The Avalanche have shocked the hockey world and passed on signing Tomas Vokoun in favor of trading for G Semyon Varlamov. The trade is for a first round pick in 2012 and a second round pick in...

Avalanche Sign D Jan Hejda


In a move literally nobody saw coming, the Avalanche have brought in Jan Hejda, formerly of the Columbus Blue Jackets, who became expendable in CBJ with their recent acquisition and signing of D J...

Free Agent Frenzy Thread Part Two

Well that first thread didn't quite take us as far as I thought it would, but whatever. Let's do this! Free Agency GOGOGOGO Links to Streams are found here:   TSN & Sportsnet Northwest Division...

Free Agency Frenzy Thread


This is it. We should find out who our new goalies are in just a matter of hours. Will they go big with Vokoun or will the Avs pull a surprise and snatch up a name that hasn't been bandied about...

Brian Elliott, Philippe Dupuis Not Tendered


Adrian Dater is reporting over at the Denver Post that the Avalanche have not tendered qualifying offers to G Brian Elliott and F Philippe Dupuis, thus relinquishing the restricted free agent...

SBN Denver Draft Primer Continues!


I recently sat down with Matt from SBN Denver for some quick-hit thoughts on the draft. Nothing we haven't really been over several hundred times already here at MHH but in case anyone just can't get enough draft coverage =p

Avalanche Reportedly Re-Sign Justin Mercier


In a move very consistent with the past several days worth of transactions, CapGeek is reporting the Avalanche have re-signed F Justin Mercier. This move continues to fortify the Lake Erie roster...

Excellent Avalanche Draft Primer


Our homeboy Matt Muzia over at the SBN Denver hub has an excellent draft primer running this week. Today being featured is a recent look at our draft history.

Kono Leaves Avs


Konowalchuk takes HC gig for Seattle Thunderbirds of WHL, where Calvin Pickard plays. No, I did not spell Lake Erie wrong.

MHH Hits the Airwaves - At Least For A Few Minutes


So the big reason behind me deciding to change the username from my longtime "SlamDunkTheFunk" to my slave name was that I was offered the opportunity to chat with a radio station in Edmonton and...

Hammer-Wielding, Laser-Blasting, Veteran-Freezing, Team-Building


After the second season that never happened in the span of three years, SlamDunkTheFunk and Mike decided to take a long, hard look at how the Avs should go about team-building for the future.  In...

Dater profiles Herpaderp


Just like the title says, Dater takes a peak at one of the prospects in contention for the Avs first first-round selection. Usual DP comment reading rules apply.

Stanley Cup Playoffs Update: 6's, 7's, and a first.


Stepping in for The Beach-ed One while she pretends to be far too busy to contribute to the site so you're stuck with me twice on the same day. Oh, the huge manatee! We've finally seen some final...

Northwest Check - "Majoring In The Minors" Edition


And we're back! After a week off trying to decide exactly what the hell I was going to do in this space the off-season, I glanced at the NHL/AHL playoff brackets and had a good laugh. The Northwest...

Playoffs Live Thread


Come in, have a seat, maybe a couple drinks, and let's watch a little playoff puck. Let's pick some arbitrary teams to root for (sup, Tampa Bay) and take a break from pointless arguments about Andy...

Playoff Live Thread


Due to recent struggles with migraines, I've been unable to crank out the playoff content I had planned but I can still manage to throw up this here live thread for anybody who wants to hang around...

Northwest Check - "The End is Nigh" Edition


Welp. That was...something. Fun for a while, frustrating for a lot of it, but nobody can take away that it was All About the A for 100% of it. A lot of memories were forged from this season of...

Avalanche Sign F Brad Malone


  According to some website that covers a lot of stuff related to North Dakota, Avalanche prospect Brad Malone has signed a two year contract and will report to Lake Erie for the duration of their...

Northwest Check - "Around the Bend They Come" Edition


April Fool's Day, AKA the worst day ever to be gullible and have an internet connection, thankfully came and went with me only getting caught buying into something once (I hate you, IGN) and...

Belle, Gaunce returned to Lake Erie


"@monstershockey Lake Erie Monsters Player transaction update: defensemen Shawn Belle and Cameron Gaunce have returned to Lake Erie." I'm taking this personally =/

Northwest Check - "umad cuz ubad?" Edition


For the love of Roy this was a busy week in Avalancheland. Maybe it just felt that way because I was taking such an active role in things around here but signing our 4 top unsigned prospects and...


Game 74 Live Thread: Avalanche at Kings

Andidee, as is becoming customary up in hurr, providing the winrars. Word.

Avalanche Sign D Tyson Barrie


Not content with their signings of all their other top prospects, Capgeek is reporting the Colorado Avalanche have agreed to terms with D Tyson Barrie. Barrie, a third round draft choice (64th...

Avalanche sign G Calvin Pickard


Glovetaps to both BryceLeo and Muzia for fanposting/shotting the apparent news of Avs prospect Calvin Pickard signing. Pickard, a second round draft pick in last year's NHL Entry Draft (49th...

Northwest Check - "When Winning Screws Everything Up" Edition


In a trend I fully expect to continue as this season drags on, our beloved Avalanche again failed to meet our expectations as they daringly won a game, putting our quest for the top pick in grave...

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