Good evening ladies and gentlemen. Your Colorado Avalanche take on the Jackets of Columbus tonight at the Pepsi Center. Game time is 9pm ET/7pm in the mountains and can be seen on Altitude and NHLtv. Moser’s radio call will be available as usual from the NHL app and Gamecenter.
Varly has UBI and is expected to miss a couple starts so Andrew Hammond has been recalled from Belleville of the AHL. Yes, he’s under contract to the Avs and will be the backup tonight. No other changes to the lineup as the Avs go for 4 in a row.
Landy – Mack – Mikko
Nieto – Carl – Comeau
Wilson – Jost – Bourque
Greer – Kerf – Yak
Big Z – EJ
Nemeth – Barbs
Girard – Lindy
Scratch: Mironov, Varlamov (LBI), Andrighetto (LBI)
Injured: Compher (UBI), Barrie (hand), Kamenev (arm)
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The Avs retire Milan Hejduk’s jersey Saturday Evening before playing the Wilds