The BSN Avalanche Podcast drops with the second trade deadline show with Jesse Montano and AJ Haefele breaking down the latest deals and what they’ve heard around the Colorado Avalanche leading up to the NHL trade deadline.


A.J. Haefele was born in Aurora, Colorado, raised in Katy, Texas and is the Colorado Avalanche beat reporter for DNVR. AJ helped launch the network back in 2015 and has filled roles as a team leader and Editor-In- Chief, along with co-hosting the DNVR draft podcasts along with his other duties. You can hear him every weekday on the DNVR Avalanche podcast.

  • I know playing the what if game is stupid but how did the Avs not pull the trigger on that Flames trade.

    Sam Bennett and the 35th pick in the 2016 NHL Draft for

    • I can’t stop thinking of the what if in regards to this trade.
      BSN is amazing and worth every penny but holy smokes I did not need to know this.
      This is like going to your high school reunion and the hottest girl in your class walks up and tells you.She had a huge crush on you back then and if only you asked her out she would’ve been with you.

      • Avs have Bennett so no need to draft Jost at 10th.
        So the Avs take the top RHD in the draft Charlie McAvoy.

        Now with the 35th and 40th pick you take the best forward and goalie to re stock.
        35th pick RW Jordan Kyrou and 40th pick G Carter Hart.
        (Kyrou was picked 35th by Blues via Flames)
        (Hart was picked 48th by Flyers)
        Avs now need to sign a free agent goalie with $5.9 freed up from trading Varlamov.
        Avs sign James Reimer beating out Panthers $3.4 offer.

  • That pre game piece was awesome! Loving all the behind the scenes trade chatter! One other thing I’m a fan of is the locker room interactions between players you guys touch on. This Pod was a lot of fun, keep it up! Thanks fellas

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