The black box that is the NHL’s reasoning for all things “Player Safety” continues to be a study in unaccountability and unfathomability. By now, Avalanche fans have seen the video of the Gabe Landeskog cross-check to the side of poor, innocent Matthew Tkachuk, the one that was deemed dastardly enough to warrant a four-game suspension. A cross-check to a guy’s…

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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.