How Picks Stole Scoring: Calvin Pickard Christmas Poem

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On the 10th day of the 12 Days of Avs Christmas, let’s look at the first of two beloved Christmas poems. We all know the story of how the Grinch Stole Christmas, right? Well, how about Colorado Avalanche goalie Calvin Pickard, or the Goalie Who Stole Games.

Calvin Pickard, the rookie goalie who only made the team because of injuries, now boasts the second best save percentage in the NHL. Is he just a goalie on a streak, or the surprising future of the Colorado Avalanche? Well, that may be a post for another day. For now, let’s just celebrate his Grinchy ways when it comes to allowing goals.