Hockey Mountain High Podcast: Comeback

Listen to “Comeback” on Spreaker. The Avalanche completed a nearly insurmountable comeback, a 5-4 overtime victory over the Toronto Maple Leafs on Saturday. Aarif and J.J. break down how it all went down, from Pavel Francouz’s performance to Nathan MacKinnon’s shooting spree and the deafening Ball Arena crowd. They also discuss the line matchups and […]

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Even in a miraculous victory against the Maple Leafs, Pavel Francouz’s highlight of the night was to just be playing hockey again

It’s been a long road back to the Avalanche lineup for goaltender Pavel Francouz. But the most important thing to him is making it back. Even if it means having been inserted into two nearly unwinnable situations this season. “I just decided to take it minute by minute,” Francouz said, after replacing starter Darcy Kuemper […]

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“We’re not losing that easy.” The Avalanche staged a nearly insurmountable comeback to exact revenge on the Toronto Maple Leafs

Revenge is best served when all the odds are stacked against you. Even if they’re self-inflicted. Trailing by three goals to the Toronto Maple Leafs and red hot goaltender Jack Campbell was still not enough to keep the Avalanche at bay on Saturday. Colorado scored four unanswered goals and needed 49 shots on the NHL’s […]

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