Avalanche Defense: 5 Questions for the 2015-16 Season

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Mar 20, 2015; Anaheim, CA, USA; Colorado Avalanche goalie

Semyon Varlamov

(1) blocks a shot on goal as defenseman Nick Holden (2) defends Anaheim Ducks left wing

Patrick Maroon

(19) during the third period at Honda Center. Mandatory Credit: Jake Roth-USA TODAY Sports

Non-question: Will the Colorado Avalanche minimize shots against?

This is a non-question because Avalanche head coach Patrick Roy has already answered it more or less. During free agency interviews, when the Colorado Avalanche were making all their personnel changes, reporters asked coach Roy if minimizing shots against was a determining factor in some of those personnel changes.

Patrick Roy answered the way he answered the last two seasons — it’s not so much about minimizing the shots on goal as minimizing the scoring chances.

What about you, Avs Nation? What are the big questions concerning the Avalanche defense that you have?

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