The most listened to Colorado Avalanche podcast in the world from credentialed journalists who travel with the Colorado Avalanche. Hosted by Adrian Dater, AJ Haefele, and Jesse Montano.
The Colorado Avalanche are rolling winning seven of their last eight games. With Nathan Mackinnon getting close to coming back, does he push the Avalanche to the top of the NHL? Evander Kane also clears the NHL waivers and is sent down to the AHL. The San Jose Sharks now have to decide what they want to do with him in the next coming weeks. AJ joins Rudo and Jesse from Texas to discuss what the Avalanche should do.
The Colorado Avalanche bounce back with a victory against the Nashville Predators. Mikko Rantanen had a hat trick as he dominated the game. Cale Makar had a casual three-point game and helped the Avalanche win. There was a huge brawl where Gabriel Landeskog came out victorious against Elkhiom. All that and much more in the postgame show with Rudo and Balis.
The Colorado Avalanche's winning streak comes to an end against the Dallas Stars. Pavelski a well know Avalanche killer showed up today with two early goals. The Avalanche looked slow as if they didn't want to be there. Cale Makar and Kadri's hot streaks come to an end. Come join Rudo, Blais, and Jesse as they break down what went wrong for the Avalanche.
The Colorado Avalanche dominate the Anaheim Ducks as they continue their win streak. Nazem Kadri and Cale Makar continue their hot streaks with amazing play on both ends. Rudo and Blais discuss what the Avalanche did right walk out of Ball Arena with a victory. Darcy Kuemper keeps having issues with his skates and was taken off in favor of Jonas Johansson. Johansson had an amazing game only allowing one goal and 19 saves.
On this show, AJ, Rudo, and Jesse go through the last few games and what the Avalanche have done right to go on the winning streak and what they have to do to continue on the streak. In the second part of the show, the fellas get in a full-out debate as they try to defend their takes!
The Colorado Avalanche played an extremely wacky game against the Ottawa Senators. Twelve goals and an Avalanche W that may be one better of forgotten. Join Rudo, Blais, and Jesse as they break it down.
The Colorado Avalanche THRASHED the Seattle Kraken in their first ever meeting. AJ, Rudo, and Blais go over what the Avalanche did right in order to win on the road against Seattle. Cale Makar had a vintage Cale Makar game where he completely took over. Darcy Keumper had a great game as well as he took a shut out all the way to the third period. Come join the fellas as they celebrate an Avalanche win!
The Colorado Avalanche's prospect Sean Behrens has been playing quite a bit for the Denver University Pioneers as a freshman. Meghan Angley hops on the pod with AJ and Rudo to discuss what to expect from Sean Behrens as he develops into a role and hopefully another Colorado Avalanche success story. The Colorado Avalanche's prospect pool is extremely deep and fun and Sean Behrens isn't the only player that has been impressing as of late. In the second and third periods, AJ and Rudo go through some of the other Avalanche prospects.
The Colorado Avalanche are officially on a winning streak as they beat the Vancouver Canucks on the road. Rudo, AJ, Blais, and Jesse talk about what the Colorado Avalanche did right to win a close game against the Canucks. Nazem Kadri had an amazing night with 2 assists and a goal t cap off his night. Darcy Kuemper also kept his good form going with some unbelievable stops. Come join the fellas as they celebrate an Avalanche win!
Nicolas Aube-Kubel is now on the Colorado Avalanche but how long will he stay? What are his expectations with the team and how do his stats represent where he will fit in the Avs line up? AJ Haefele, Nathan Rudolph, and Jesse Montano are breaking it all down for you on the DNVR Avalanche Podcast.
Add JT Compher to the ever-growing list of Avalanche Injuries. How do the Avs deal with yet another key injury, and who steps in to take his place. Jesse and AJ take a look at that, as well as give you a little bit more info on the newest Av, Nicolas Aube-Kubel.
The Avs make it two blowouts in a row as Sam Girard seems to have found his confidence again. Is this team back on top or do they still need to prove they can win a close game? Blais, Jesse, and Rudo answer that question and more on the postgame show.
Bowen Byram escapes serious injury after taking an elbow to the face from Bo Horvat. Byram was at practice with full energy and no restrictions, so expect him to suit up against the San Jose Sharks. In the second part of the show the fellas jump into the world of EBAY as they try to find the best Avalanche gear available. All that and much more!
This was a topic we discussed over a year ago BUT with Von Miller traded in the last month, Nolan Arenado traded in the last year...the only two players left are Nikola Jokic and Nathan MacKinnon. Is the easy answer Jokic? Or is there anything MacKinnon could do to take over? Allie Monroy is joined by Ryan Koengisberg, AJ Haefele and Harrison Wind to discuss their takes, what the face of Denver should do and more on THE Denver Sports Podcast.
The Colorado Avalanche completely dominate the Vancouver Canucks. Mikko Rantanen unleashed the big moose once again. Rudo and AJ are feeling the vibes after a couple of disappointing losses. Cale Makar also seems to be back to full health and Sammy Girard played his best game of the year. Nothing but good feelings in tonight's postgame show.
AJ, Rudo, and Jesse discuss what the Avs have to do with Mackinnon out. The fellas are hopeful everything will be okay, but there is still a worry. They go through which lines should be out there and where will the production come from.
Rudo, AJ, and Jesse talk out what Sampo Ranta going back to the Eagles means for him and the Colorado Avalanche. The fellas also go through who is up next since Ranta was sent down and they address the recent Sammy G rumor. All that and much more!
AJ, Rudo, Jesse, and Blais go through the brutal loss against the Columbus Blue Jackets. Nathan MacKinnon seems to be completely out of it. The Avs need to get back on track if they want to fulfill expectations of being Stanley Cup Champions.
One month into the season storylines are starting to shake out across the NHL. Teams with both incredibly hot and cold starts are chasing targets they set at the beginning of the year while many of the cup favorites are stuck somewhere in the middle.
Jack Eichel is officially a Golden Knight, likely setting up Vegas to be the odds on favorite for the Stanley Cup. AJ and Jesse break it all down and discuss if the Avs should make a counter move.
The Broncos trading Von Miller away has stirred up some conversation about whether or not the team is in "rebuild mode." George Paton, Broncos GM, says they aren't but many fans think they should be. Allie Monroy is joined by Ryan Koengisberg, AJ Haefele, Harrison Wind and Patrick Lyons to examine the best rebuilds in Denver sports history which include what both the Avs and Nuggets have done the last several years. They also take a look at the Broncos and Rockies current teams and what they need to do to move back in the right direction to actually compete in their divisions.
The Avs squeak out a point in a game they really had no business earning a point out of. AJ, Blais, Jesse, and Rudo debate whether earning a point from this game is even a good thing and express many frustrations with the Avs.
The Avs win two games in a row for the first time this season as they take down Minnesota on home ice. A game that was disjointed in many ways saw the Avs take care of business in a find a way to get it done fashion.
AJ and Rudo give their thoughts on the Chicago Blackhawks cover-up. The fellas are dumbfounded at the fact that this was allowed to happen. They try to have a lighter conversation in periods two and three as they talk about trade rumors.
Colorado Avalanche take on the St. Louis Blues tonight. AJ Haefele, Nathan Rudolph and Blais Hunter discuss their biggest takeaways from the game and more on the DNVR Avalanche Postgame Show.
AJ and Rudo discuss what the Avalanche have to do to stop the slow start to the season. AJ believes the Avalanche played well in their matchup against the Las Vegas Knights. The fellas also discuss how much injuries have really affected the Avs.
The Avs offense once again comes up short, this time Colorado got the goaltending required to win the hockey game but the finishing just wasn't there. Rudo and Blais are joined by guest Jesse Montano to discuss the Avs loss and where they stand.
With Sam Girard nursing a sore shoulder and Devon Toews still out of the lineup the Avs blueline is just limping along early in the season. While the immediate impact is troublesome the return to a full-strength lineup in the near future could jumpstart the Avs.
A thriller of a hockey game as the Avs pull one out against the 2 times defending Stanley Cup champs. The Three-Headed-Monster and Cale Makar led the way in what was not the prettiest game but a banger nonetheless
The Avs slow start has been less than ideal. The most surprising part is the lack of impact from the Avs two best players, Cale Makar and Nathan MacKinnon. The Avalanche need them to lead the way badly. Rudo and AJ Haefele come to you LIVE to break down everything you need to know in the world of the Colorado Avalanche!
The Avs drop their third straight game in another underwhelming performance from their best players. The postgame goes a bit off the rails as things unravel when it comes to bounces, reffing, and more.
The Denver Nuggets beat the Phoenix Suns in their season opener on Wednesday. Allie Monroy is joined by AJ Haefele, Andre Simone, Eric Wedum and Spencer Smith to reminiscing and take a look back at their favorite season opener memory in Denver sports history! Some of those moments include Peyton Mannings 7 TD game, Donte Bichette's walk-off in 1995, some Rocky Mountain Showdowns and more! Plus they get some input from fans and more.
While there's nothing to panic about, two losses in the Avs' first three games still qualifies as less than ideal. Beyond the glaring roster fluctuation issues, there is plenty that can and needs to be improved for Colorado. Evan Rawal and Rudo dive into what can be done.
Rudo and AJ go talk out the beatdown the Avalanche just received from the Washington Capitals. The stars were not out tonight and the team looked toast. Its only three games into the season, but this loss stings.
After a game started with 17 skaters, the Avs have more cap flexibility and are able to call up some of the players people are excited to see. Plus, the Jack Eichel sweepstakes has returned to the news cycle.
It's not even game two of the season but, MacKinnon still out with COVID, Landeskog suspended, Toews, and now Nichushkin injured. The Avs are staring down a deep dive into their depth forwards. Rudo and AJ break down the situation and what's happening with the team.
The Denver Nuggets take on the Suns for the start of the season next Wednesday and the DNVR crew is talking all about the questions surrounding the team, some bold predictions and the hype for Bones! Allie Monroy is joined by Brendan Vogt, Ryan Koenigsberg, AJ Haefele and Patrick Lyons, they also talk what the Rockies need to do during the offseason as well as give their thoughts on Bill Schmidt as the new GM. They finish up the show talking about Gabriel Landeskog being suspended for two game due to a hit he made during the Avs first game of the year and they discuss whether or not it's time to panic for the Broncos.
The Avs come out firing on opening night defeating the Chicago Blackhawks 4 - 2, often looking dominant in a game without Nathan MacKinnon. The Avs were led by the rookie Bowen Byram and received contributions from the entire lineup. Blais, Evan, and Rudo break it all down.
The Avs season begins tomorrow and with a few final cuts, the roster has been mostly solidified. Rudo, Aj, and Meghan discuss the Avs opening night roster and dive into some expectations and considerations.
AJ and Rudo go through the last preseason game of the season. They talk about what they think will happen to the young players and which players might be let go. All that and much more!
Rudo and AJ go through the Avs latest roster cuts. Alex Newhook and Sampo Ranta are still on the roster and there is a chance they stick around till the season opener. All that and much more!
The Avs are a week away from the start of their season, the Broncos are 3-1 and well... the Buffs are hanging in there. Allie Monroy is joined by Nathan Rudolph, Andre Simone, and Henry Chisholm to talk bold predictions for these Denver Sports teams as well as give out early season awards to help introduce the team to new fans!
With an official timetable on Pavel Francouz's lower-body injury and Jared Bednar testing positive for COVID Rudo and AJ take a look at the first month of the Avs schedule and what impact those two things could have and more.
Rudo and AJ go through the biggest threats for the Colorado Avalanche in the Central Division. Who will give Colorado a run for its money this year? Do AJ and Rudo agree on which players are the most dangerous?
A wildly offensive preseason game isn't something to take too much out of. Unless that something is a potential injury. Pavel Francouz may not be a "key" piece to the Avalanche this season but if he's going to miss significant time this season it leaves the Avs with a hole they cannot fill.
The Broncos are undefeated three games into the season and the Avalanche and Nuggets have begun their 2021-2022 preseason. What to expect from the Avs & Nuggets and can the Broncos keep the strike alive? Allie Monroy is joined by Ryan Koenigsberg, Nathan Rudolph, and Brendan Vogt to discuss all that and more on THE Denver Sports Podcast.
Rudo and AJ go through the goaltender options as Justus Annunen is most likely to head down to the AHL. The fellas believe that the Avs have full confidence in Justus, but they just want him to get some experience. All that and much more!