Hockey Mountain High Podcast: Almost an Okay Road Trip

Oct 23, 2021; Tampa, Florida, USA; Colorado Avalanche defenseman Cale Makar (8) makes the game winning goal agains Tampa Bay Lightning goaltender Andrei Vasilevskiy (88) during a shoot out at Amalie Arena. Mandatory Credit: Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports

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The Avalanche close out their road trip with a shootout victory in Tampa Bay to end a three-game losing streak. Aarif and JJ discuss all the good habits the team started to develop in order to earn the two points. The guys also review the loss against the Florida Panthers and some of the consistency issues facing the team. They also take a deep dive into Dary Kuemper’s first four games with the Avs and Sam Girard’s season so far before looking at the week ahead, starting with a home game against the Vegas Golden Knights. All that and more on this edition of Hockey Mountain High: Your go-to Avalanche Podcast.

Produced by Patrick Stedman.

Follow the guys on Twitter @JJoftheyear and @runwriteAarif

Aarif Deen
 is our Colorado Avalanche beat reporter. He covers Avs games live from Ball Arena and attends practices, media availabilities and other events pertaining to the Avs on the daily beat. He is also a co-host of Hockey Mountain High: Your go-to Avalanche Podcast. Deen joined Mile High Sports upon completion of his bachelor’s degree in journalism and master’s in business administration from the University of Michigan – Dearborn. Before Mile High Sports, Deen worked for the Michigan Wolverines Athletics Department as the assistant sports information director.

Follow him on Twitter @runwriteAarif

Listen to “Almost an Okay Road Trip” on Spreaker.