Hockey Mountain High Podcast: Joe Sakic Speaks

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Joe Sakic held a media press conference on Thursday before a 3-2 victory over the Tampa Bay Lightning. Aarif and J.J. recap the presser in its entirety. They touch on Sakic’s comments regarding Bowen Byram’s personal leave, the trade deadline and some of the Avs’ impending unrestricted free agents. They also break down his comments pertaining to a potential Nathan MacKinnon contract extension, Valeri Nichushkin’s development and his thoughts on how the team has done so far in 2021-22. All that and more on this edition of Hockey Mountain High: Your go-to Avalanche Podcast.

produced by Patrick Stedman.

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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 “Joe Sakic Speaks” on Spreaker.