Podcast: Making the leap to the NHL and the Stanley Cup favourite Avalanche

Justin Cuthbert
·1 min read

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Host Justin Cuthbert is joined by Peter Baugh of The Athletic to discuss tackling the Colorado Avalanche beat, the starts of Nathan MacKinnon, Philipp Grubauer and Nazem Kadri, and whether or not Bowen Byram has tilted the strength of the team toward the defensive core.


  • Transitioning from the SEC to the NHL

  • Where Nathan MacKinnon ranks among the league’s superstars

  • Bowen Byram’s impressive start to his rookie season

DENVER, COLORADO - FEBRUARY 02: Goaltender Philipp Grubauer #31of the Colorado Avalanche celebrates a win against the Minnesota Wild with teammate Bowen Byram #4 at Ball Arena on February 02, 2021 in Denver, Colorado. The Avalanche defeated the Wild 2-1. (Photo by Michael Martin/NHLI via Getty Images)
Bowen Byram and Philipp Grubauer have helped the Avalanche to a predictably strong start. (Photo by Michael Martin/NHLI via Getty Images)

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