Hockey Mountain High Podcast: Round 1 Playoff Preview

Apr 28, 2022; Denver, Colorado, USA; Colorado Avalanche left wing Artturi Lehkonen (62) and Nashville Predators defenseman Roman Josi (59) battle for controls of the puck in the second period at Ball Arena. Mandatory Credit: Ron Chenoy-USA TODAY Sports

Listen to “Round 1 Playoff Preview” on Spreaker.

Aarif Deen and J.J. Jerez of Mile High Sports break down the Avalanche’s opening series against the Nashville Predators. They chat about some of the storylines surrounding the matchup and if Colorado was better off facing the Dallas Stars. They also break down the line combinations and possible pairings heading into Game 1 on Tuesday. Midway through the show, Peter Baugh of The Athletic joins in for an update on Sunday’s practice at Ball Arena. They also discuss Peter’s recent story on Nazem Kadri and how it came to be. 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, @runwriteAarif and @Peter_Baugh

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 “Round 1 Playoff Preview” on Spreaker.