Sixteen seconds. Sixteen very awkward seconds. That’s all the time Matt Duchene had for the media assembled on hand Thursday morning, on the day the Avalanche’s veterans were due to report for training camp. If any Avs fans that were hoping for a bunch of smiles and a “It’s great to be back, I never wanted to leave in the…

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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.