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It’s all gloom and doom when discussing the current state of Collective Bargain Agreement negotiations between the National Hockey League and the Players Association. The taint of betrayal is still heavy for fans that know what happens when neither side will concede to the other.
I like to consider myself a journalist. I cover the Colorado Avalanche because it is the team I enjoy and because they play in the city that I live in. I’m in the midst of my third full season covering the Avs and have yet to receive any financial compensation for the blood, sweat and tears that I put into my work. Still, I do it for the love of the game. I do it for the benefit of the people who read what I have to say. And I do it with my own strict set of journalistic ethics and morals, abiding by what I was taught as right and wrong during journalism classes at the University of Denver – in between Pioneers hockey games – and by what I have learned about morality during my life.
Welcome to a new segment counting down the days until the Colorado Avalanche open the season against the hated Detroit Red Wings next Saturday night, October 8th. We will take a look at five reasons why you should be excited about the Avalanche this season.