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Hockey Wilderness Aug 11, 2016

Pivotal Player: Tyson Barrie creates potent second-pairing for struggling Avs blue line

The Colorado Avalanche are not a great hockey team. Au contraire, they have for years been one of the worst teams in the league by many metrics. That said, the Avs are young... very young, and they are getting better if only by virtue of age and experience. They have five forwards who are 30 years old or older, the rest are 26 or younger. Their blue line has three 28+ players, the rest are 25 or younger. That’s very good for a team and fanbase looking for hope. Looking past the really big names on the roster: Erik Johnson, Matt Duchene, and Nathan McKinnon, two players stick out. One,...
Hockey Wilderness Aug 9, 2016

Pivotal Player: Tyson Barrie creates potent second-pairing for struggling Avs blue line

The Colorado Avalanche are not a great hockey team. Au contraire, they have for years been one of the worst teams in the league by many metrics. That said, the Avs are young... very young, and they are getting better if only by virtue of age and experience. They have five forwards who are 30 years old or older, the rest are 26 or younger. Their blue line has three 28+ players, the rest are 25 or younger. That’s very good for a team and fanbase looking for hope. Looking past the really big names on the roster: Erik Johnson, Matt Duchene, and Nathan McKinnon, two players stick out. One,...