In the latest installment of the Avalanche Weekly Breakdown, BSN Denver’s Adrian Dater and Allie Monroy discuss the reasons behind the Avs’ great record so far at the Pepsi Center. With two of the next three games at home, can the Avs keep up their great home-cooking ways?

Also up for discussion: Carl Soderberg’s season – so far – of redemption and whether playing the day after Thanksgiving will be a liability for the Avs, Friday in Minnesota.

Adrian Dater

Adrian Dater is a staff writer with BSNDenver. He started his journalism career way, way back in 1988 as a proofreader with the Concord Monitor as a kid out of college (Keene State College), and has wended its way since with a 25-year stop at The Denver Post, 20 of which were spent as the beat writer of the Colorado Avalanche, from its inception in 1995. Adrian has also worked as a primary hockey writer with Sports Illustrated, The Sporting News, The Hockey News, and Bleacher Report. He is the author of seven sports books, including the best-selling “Blood Feud: Colorado Avalanche v. Detroit Red Wings, The Inside Story of Pro Sports’ Nastiest and Best Rivalry of Its Era” and “100 Things Avalanche Fans Should Know and Do Before They Die”, which was published in October, 2016.

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