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Aarif Deen and J.J. Jerez of Mile High Sports break down the Avs’ four-game homestand and the mental grind of waking up for regular season games. The guys discuss Jared Bednar’s comments about the team heading into Saturday’s victory over Arizona. They also touch on Gabriel Landeskog’s latest injury news and the potential returns of both Josh Manson and Darren Helm. The show ends with a preview of the upcoming four-game road trip that begins Monday in Montreal and ends Saturday in Detroit. All that and more on this edition of Hockey Mountain High: Your go-to Avalanche Podcast.

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