The Burgundy Letter
Category: Martin Krantz
The move from Atlanta to Winnipeg has had me thinking over the last couple of months - how tied down am I to the Avalanche? And what would happen with my allegiances in the unlikely event of the Avs getting moved from Denver to become, say, the Las Vegas Indians (we rob you twice - only once on the ice)? In the best of all worlds, I’d still feel the ties to my former Avs and become a fan of the new team, wherever they would end up. But when the Thrashers left Atlanta, many fans considered changing or even changed their favourite team to another one. So which teams would be in a good spot to become my new number one, if I ever changed?
Join me after the break for a tongue-in-cheek discussion/roast of which teams I would have to consider if the Avs were ever relocated, and some fantasy hockey. I could really use your help.
I’m down and out with the flu, so I’m currently drinking a lot of my country’s equivalent to Nyquil - only ours contains morphine instead. The Avs finished training camp yesterday with the traditional Burgundy/White-game, and needless to say, I’m very very happy. Not so much about training camp. But very very happy. Since you all now have the option to remove some blogs from your reading list thanks to Paul’s hard work, I’m certain that an Avs blog on a Detroit-dominated website suddenly has no readers, and I’m writing this purely for my own enjoyment. But still - very very happy.
Let’s take a look at what we’ve learned from training camp and what to expect in the upcoming pre-season games. Did we get an answer to the questions posed heading into training camp? Which players should you keep an eye on this season, and since I’m putting some teams together myself - who might be a good fit on your fantasy team?
The answer: none. We’re the second worst team in the league.
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