[Disclaimer: I wrote this last night before the terrible Forsberg news today. This is obviously pretty depressing stuff, but I wouldn't done this had I known. Sorry to pile on the depressing news]
Since the last time the Avalanche won a game...
...the Avalanche have been outscored 40-18
...6 teams have passed them in the standings
...the 14 other Western Division clubs have won a combined 70 games and earned 91 points
...the team has traveled about 6,500 miles
...the Avalanche have lost to 3 different backup goaltenders and been shutout twice
...Craig Anderson and Peter Budaj have each been pulled once
...Brett Clark has 5 points, two more than anyone on the Avs
...Tyler Arnason has 2 points in 3 games (reaction)
...John-Michael Liles has zero points and is -7
...Chris Stewart has been held scoreless in all but one game
...Stewart and Ryan O'Reilly have both been a healthy scratch
...9,678 seats went unsold at the Pepsi Center (3 games)
...the Avs have had the lead for a total of 15:43 and have had the lead for more than 3 minutes just once
...the Avalanche have had zero 2-goal leads and just one 3rd period lead
...the Avs have gone to an intermission with a lead one time
...Avalanche goalies have an .809 save percentage
...Opposing goalies have a .909 save percentage
...the Avalanche have zero power play goals (20 opportunities)
...the Avs have 3 3-star mentions (O'Byrne, Hejduk and Duchene)
...Egypt kicked out a ruler
...pitchers and catchers have reported
...Peter Forsberg started playing hockey again...and then retired.
...Brett Favre did not come out of retirement (yet)
...we've all grown 3 weeks older, and 4 Avs have celebrated birthdays (*me waves at Milan Hejduk)
...approximately 213,000 babies have been born in the US
...1,764 or so members of a certain despicable blog are very, very disappointed.
so, uh, Go Avs!
|Duchene||47 pts||Top Scorer||Iginla||54 pts|