Hockey Mountain High Podcast: Winding Down the Offseason

Jun 8, 2021; Denver, Colorado, USA; Colorado Avalanche center Alex Newhook (18) controls the puck ahead of Vegas Golden Knights defenseman Nick Holden (22) in the second period in game five of the second round of the 2021 Stanley Cup Playoffs at Ball Arena. Mandatory Credit: Isaiah J. Downing-USA TODAY Sports

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We’re just a week away from the Avalanche’s development camp. JJ and Aarif break down the Avs’ camp roster and discuss some of the more notable names on it. The guys then discuss Jack Johnson’s PTO and where he could slot in on the team if he gets a contract offer. They then get into offer sheets in light of Jesperi Kotkaniemi’s successful new deal with Carolina before predicting who from the Avalanche could be heading to the 2022 Winter Olympics. The show ends with a look back at big stories from the offseason. 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