Good afternoon everyone. Your Colorado Avalanche take on the wingy wheels of Detroit today for the final time at storied Joe Louis Arena. Gamer time is 1:00pm ET, 11:00am in the mountains and will be broadcast on NHLN and Altitude with Moser’s radio call available as usual.
Coach Bednar seemed optimistic about Matt Nieto returning to the lineup after missing Wednesday’s game with a small knee issue. Anton Lindholm impressed the staff in his debut so he should be back with Frank and/or Fedor today. Calvin Pickard defends the net once again.
Landy - Dutch - Rennie
Svendrighetto - Mack - Mikko
Malkin - Compher - Comeau
Nieto - Carl - Grigo
Toots - Barrie
Barbs - EJ
Beauch - Lindholm
Scratched: Colborne, Patty, Beef (nacho)
Injured: Varly (hip surgery), Z (broken ankle)
Next game will be tomorrow against everyone’s favorite bandwagon team
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We continue the “82 songs the Avs might have considered instead of Delirious” feature today with “Danger” by The Psychedelic Furs. Enjoy.