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Colorado Avalanche: News From Around the NHL October 28th, 2014

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I'm a sucker for when hockey players do something awesome. And, to me, this is awesome. (Pics included)

True confession, since I am not a young child nor do I have young children, I’ve never seen ‘Frozen’ and therefore don’t know all these characters.

But, the wonderful kids at Boston Children’s Hospital probably had no trouble identifying which Bruins players came dressed as their favorite character from Disney’s super, mega-popular animated movie.

From left to right, that’s defensemen Kevan Miller, Dougie Hamilton dressed as Elsa, Matt Bartkowski, Seth Griffith, Torey Krug and Matt Fraser dressed as Anna. The costumes are part of the Bruins’ annual trip to Boston Children’s Hospital, where the team visit with kids, hands out candy and spreads a little cheer.

Hishon wants back in the Avs lineup.

Naming Colorado Avalanche legend Joe Sakic as one of his favorite players growing up, Hishon donned their burgundy and blue at the end of last season during an emergency recall in the first round of the 2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs.

"It was a Wednesday, and I was told I'd be playing on Thursday in Minnesota," Hishon said. "It happened really quick, which I think was good for me because I didn't really have too much time to overthink it. I just kind of got thrown into the fire. It was a lot of fun."

Varlamov is facing a civil suit from his ex.

Jamie McGinn will be facing off against his brother.

After Avalanche practice Monday, Jamie McGinn was scheduled to pick up family members at Denver International Airport, and as much as he tried, he could not control his excitement.

"I'm trying to hold it back a bit," he said, smiling widely.

McGinn, formerly of the San Jose Sharks, flew his parents and grandparents in from Fergus, Ontario, to attend the Sharks-Avs game Tuesday night in what could wind up being the first hockey game at any level between Jamie and his brother Tye McGinn, a 24-year-old San Jose winger.

Jamie, 26, said his parents and grandparents are the reasons he and Tye made it to the NHL, and why a third brother, 20-year-old Brock, was a second-round draft pick of the Carolina Hurricanes in 2012 and is beginning his first pro season.