The Colorado Avalanche are off to their best start since 2015 and it’s caught the eye of a former legend.

The Avalanche have already locked up 17 points through 16 games, or 35 per cent of the 48 points they managed to muster through 82 games last season.

If that’s not enough of an indicator that things are at least heading in the right direction, then the thoughts of ex-Avs player, and Hall of Famer, Peter Forsberg certainly should be.

“I like what they’ve done,” Forsberg told Dan Rosen of NHL.com. “They’re young and and with [the Matt Duchene trade] they bring a lot of young talent and got a couple more draft picks.”

With things pointing forward, Forsberg thinks they are only a couple of tweaks away from where they want to be.

“With a few more pieces and then the young guys, the few of them, they’re good and they will be good,” he said. “I think the Avalanche, it took a while to build but I think they’re on the right track. I like the team now.”

The Avalanche are currently sixth in the Central Division but just a single …read more


Source:: Sportsnet.ca

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