Tonight the Avs can complete their recent transformation by beating the team that really started it in Columbus. The last two wins were great, but As I said right afterwards since that game the Avs have 5 games to really prove themselves for the season. They have looked good in the 2 since then, but tonight is their first road test since they blew that game last week.

A win tonight will also put the Avs in first place (At the very least until Vancouver plays in Anaheim tonight). even a brief appearance at the top of the NW would be a good sign for the Avs and it means that even with the horrid slide they recently had the demise of the Avalanche has been greatly exaggerated.

So go Avs