The Colorado Avalanche are in the playoffs.
They didn't play a great game, they continue to look awful with the lead and Craig Anderson has been flat out terrible (tonight's shootout excluded). I care not.
The Colorado Avalanche are in the playoffs, one year after finishing with the 3rd worst record in the NHL. Nothing else matters.
The Avs can still finish anywhere between 5th and 8th and have 5 potential first round opponents (San Jose, Chicago, Vancouver, Phoenix and, although the odds are slim, Los Angeles). But that stuff is all for a later discussion. For now, YOUR Colorado Avalanche have done it. We believed, and they came through. Martha is tickled pink.