Hockey Mountain High Podcast: Round 2 Preview

Oct 28, 2021; St. Louis, Missouri, USA; Colorado Avalanche left wing Gabriel Landeskog (92) handles the puck as St. Louis Blues right wing Pavel Buchnevich (89) and defenseman Robert Bortuzzo (41) defend during the first period at Enterprise Center. Mandatory Credit: Jeff Curry-USA TODAY Sports

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Following their first-round sweep of Nashville, the Avalanche are set to take on the St. Louis Blues in Round 2 starting Tuesday. J.J. Jerez and Aarif Deen of Mile High Sports and Peter Baugh of The Athletic preview the upcoming matchup against the team they swept in Round 1 last season. The guys touch on St. Louis’ depth, Colorado’s star power, and the coaching battle between Jared Bednar and Craig Berube. They also provide updates from practice as the Avs continue to roll a fully healthy lineup before predicting who the darkhorse hero could be in the second round. All that and more on this long Sunday edition of Hockey Mountain High: Your go-to Avalanche Podcast.

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 2 Preview” on Spreaker.