Welcome back ladies and gentlemen! Tonight your Colorado Avalanche take on the Kings of Los Angeles at the Pepsi Center.
Due to a bullshit suspension, Erik Johnson will be extending his Olympic break tonight. Cory Sarich is available after missing time with back issues. Max Talbot might miss this one if his main squeeze goes into labor, if so we'll see the ever popular 11/7 formation with Sarich seeing limited duty.
Goalie Matchup: JSG goes against Martin Jones in a battle of backups.
Ryan O'Reilly -- Matt Duchene -- PA Parenteau
Gabriel Landeskog -- Paul Stastny -- Nathan MacKinnon
Max Talbot -- John Mitchell -- Jamie McGinn
Cody McLeod -- Marc-Andre Cliche -- Patrick Bordeleau
Jan Hejda -- Nick Holden
Andre Benoit -- Nate Guenin
Ryan Wilson -- Tyson Barrie
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Good to see you all back, now let's make this thread all it can be.