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Game Day Thread: Let’s get this party started!

You too, Colorado Rockies!

Minnesota Wild v Colorado Avalanche
DENVER, CO - MARCH 26: Goalie Semyon Varlamov #1 of the Colorado Avalanche leaves the bench after leaving the net empty against the Minnesota Wild at Pepsi Center on March 26, 2016 in Denver, Colorado.
Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images

Okay, so full disclosure, I wrote this GDT at 6:00, thinking that the Colorado Rockies were going to lose 2-0 as the game headed into the ninth inning. It is now 6:50 and the Rockies are in extras with the Brewers tied at two.

You can thank me in the comments, that’s what the GDT is for!

I expect a formal apology from the Rockies to the Avalanche sometime after the Avs beat the Minnesota Wild tonight for forcing baseball and hockey fans to pick between their two favourite sports.

Join the conversation here, or on Twitter @MileHighHockey

Pojected Lineups



Gabriel Landeskog - Nathan MacKinnon - Mikko Rantanen

Alex Kerfoot - Tyson Jost - Colin Wilson

Matt Nieto - Carl Soderberg - Gabriel Bourque

Matt Calvert - J.T. Compher - Sheldon Dries


Sam Girard - Erik Johnson

Nikita Zadorov - Tyson Barrie

Ian Cole - Patrik Nemeth

Semyon Varlamov starts, Philipp Grubauer backs up his partner.



Jason Zucker - Eric Staal - Mikael Granlund

Zach Parise - Mikko Koivu - Nino Niederreiter

Charlie Coyle - Jordan Greenway - Joel Eriksson Ek

Marcus Foligno - Eric Fehr - Matt Read


Ryan Suter - Matt Dumba

Jonas Brodin - Jared Spurgeon

Nick Seeler - Greg Pateryn

Devan Dubnyk get’s the crease for Minnesota, Alex Stalock backs him up.