The directive that we’re getting is don’t hang out with anyone outside the rink. Don’t go to dinner. Don’t have dinner parties.
View from Colorado While the Blues held an optional skate Thursday, the Avalanche had a full practice and went at it hard. For a team with Stanley Cup aspirations, Wednesday’s performance against the Blues was far from ideal. As Avs coach Jared Bednar saw it, it wasn’t so much the fact that his team lost but the manner in which they lost.
It only was the first night of play in the hockey season, but the NHL was in playoff form in terms of making it tough on their fans. As often is the case in the postseason, some games began well after their listed starting times — and a number of Blues fans missed the start of the telecast of the team. NBCSN televised a tripleheader nationally Wednesday, with the Blues-Avalanche contest at the back end.