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Andi D.

  • joined Feb 21, 2011
  • last login Jul 29, 2014
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Avalanche Final Grade 2012: Erik Johnson

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Final grades continue with a look at Erik Johnson's season.

The Economics of Rebuilding, Part 3: The Finishing Touches

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Part 3 of an in-depth look at the economic situation facing the Avalanche and why free agency spending finally makes sense.

The Economics of Rebuilding, Part 2: The Construction

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Part 2 of an in-depth look at the economic situation facing the Avalanche and why free agency spending finally makes sense.

The Economics of Rebuilding, Part 1: The Foundation

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Part 1 of an in-depth look at the economic situation facing the Avalanche and why free agency spending finally makes sense.

The Curious Case of Matt Duchene

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Duchene and Sacco have never exactly seen eye-to-eye, so what does Sacco's contract extension mean for the young center?

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Matt Carle Questions

Hi everyone. My name is Andi D., and I'm a writer over at the Avs' blog, Mile High Hockey. This offseason, I'm looking to write a series of posts on the players the Avs might target during free...

The Bigger Picture

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Sometimes, it's extremely easy to get swept away in the heat of the playoff battle, so let's take a step back and see where the Avs really stand.

Fan's Guide to Denver: Suggestions Needed

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We're putting together a guide of the best places to go in Denver while you're in town for an Avs game. Do you have a suggestion?

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Similar Situations?

Disclaimer - I don't really follow football all that closely, although I do enjoy keeping tabs on the Broncos and truly do want them to do well (it's the Colorado way). However, I'm a big Avs fan,...

I have a Confession: I Like Spreadsheets

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If you like intense NHL spreadsheets or have the need for a sortable Avalanche roster, this is the post for you.

Jiggy and Varly Interview

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Both of our goalies were on xfinity Live today. In case you missed it, here's a link to the replay. There are more clips at the bottom of the page.

The Acceptance of LGBT Athletes in Hockey

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With the new "You Can Play" initiative, the topic of homosexuality in the NHL can no longer be ignored.

Evolution of a Rebuild

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The Avs rebuild has been a lengthy process. Luckily, it's drawing to a end and the future of this team is beginning to become clear.

The Trades: A Year Later

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It's been a year since the Avs pull the trigger on two big trades. How have the players involved fared in the 12 months since?

Photoshop Archive, Part 2

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A look back at some of the memes MHH has produced in the past year.

The Chronicles of Elliott and Sherman's Tank Revisited

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A look back at the worst day in Avalanche history and the complete set of Photoshops it inspired.

T Minus 14 Days and Counting

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Here's a quick rundown of what the Avs may be looking to sell or buy on Deadline Day.

Sakic Interview During the Carolina Game

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Executive Advisor Joe Sakic (yes, that Joe Sakic) gave an interview during the second period of play during Friday's game. Here's the complete transcript.

The Avs' Avengers

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A fun look at which Avengers each of the Avs' top 6 forwards most closely resemble.

Avalanche Locker Room

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A graphic representation of the locker room seating arrangement for the team this year.

Making Playoffs in the West

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The Avs may still be on the Playoff Bubble, but it's going to be a rocky ride from here on out. If they stand a chance, they'll need more from their Top 6.

Making Playoffs in the West - Additional Charts

Raw Data - Top Six Scorers from the Western Conference Playoff Teams Season Team GF GA Pts Player Goals '05-'06 DET 305 209 124 Shanahan 40 '05-'06 DET 305 209 124 Zetterberg 39 '05-'06 D...

Midseason Avalanche Injury Update

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Where are the Avs at on the injury front, and how do they compare with last year's constantly injured team?

Life Without Dutchy

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Duchene's absence raises a few questions that the Avalanche management will have to deal with over the next 4+ weeks.

ESPN Forgot. The Hockey Community Didn't.

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As some of you may have heard, ESPN forgot to mention any of the tragic deaths that struck the hockey community during their 2011 Year in Review segment. However, a blogger over at Broad Street Hockey didn't. This is list of active players, scouts, coaches, analysts, retired players and other members of the hockey world that passed away over the last 12 months. There are 84 names on the list. Hopefully 2012 will bring better fates to our sport than 2011 did. Rest in Peace. Stick tap to Travis Hughes for his great write-up on it as well.

World Juniors Start Next Monday

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Broadcast schedules and team links for the USA and Canada World Junior teams and when you can see Avs prospect Sami Aittokallio (G, Finland) play.

Josh Kroenke Interviewed by the Denver Post

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Josh Kroenke speaks out. This interview is practically required reading for all Avalanche fans, especially those that have questioned the ownership as of late.

Injury Update

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A quick update on the man-games lost to injury totals for the Avs during the '11-'12 season so far.

Adorable Hockey Fan Meltdown

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He might be a Pens fan, but he has the right idea about the Red Wings. And before you call child protective services, you should know that his parents did this as a joke. They aren't actually Wings fans. Thankfully. Thanks to @avalancheradio for providing the link and a good laugh.

David van der Gulik recalled

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Per the Avalanche twitter feed, VDG has been called up. This will be the left winger's third stint in the NHL. He played 6 games for Calgary in '08-'09 and 6 games for us before getting injured last year. He has 5 points (1G 4A) in that time. UPDATE: Look! Photographic proof! He'll be wearing #7.

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