Here is the video of Gabe Landeskog, who moments ago talked about his four-game suspension. One of his main themes was expressed in the headline here.

Landeskog, the Avs’ first-line left wing and captain, will serve the suspension immediately and miss the rest of this crucial five-game homestand. The decision on the suspension was made by former Avs enforcer George Parros, who now works in the NHL’s Player Safety Department.

Landeskog said he apologized to Matthew Tkachuk on the next shift after the incident.

A couple of lineup notes for Wednesday’s game against the hot Winnipeg Jets:

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  • Semyon Varlamov will return in goal.
  • Andrei Mironov will be a healthy scratch, which means Anton Lindholm will replace him in the defensive lineup. Lindholm will be paired with Tyson Barrie. Mark Barberio will be paired with Nikita Zadorov.
  • Sven Andrighetto will skate in Landeskog’s spot, at left wing, on a line with Nathan MacKinnon and Mikko Rantanen.

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, Versus.com 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.