In the latest installment of “Avalanche Storytime”, brought to you by Bender’s Bar and Grill, Adrian Dater takes us back to July 28, 1997, the day the New York Rangers tried to steal away Joe Sakic with a predatory offer sheet. The Avs had one week to match the offer, but for a financially strapped ownership group at the time,…

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Adrian Dater

Adrian Dater has been covering the Avs since their inception. In 2015, he became the lead NHL national columnist with Bleacher Report, where he worked until 2017 before joining BSN Denver.