Mar 8, 2015; Saint Paul, MN, USA; Colorado Avalanche forward Cody McLeod (55) celebrates his goal in the first period against the Minnesota Wild goalie Devan Dubnyk (40) at Xcel Energy Center. Mandatory Credit: Brad Rempel-USA TODAY Sports
The Colorado Avalanche are hosting the Minnesota Wild in Colorado’s home opener tomorrow. The puck drops at 7:00 pm MDT, but the festivities begin with the players strolling the red carpet at 3:00 pm.
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This game marks the third time recently that the Colorado Avalanche have opened their season against the Minnesota Wild. We all know what happened last year — the two teams played first in Minnesota and two days later in Colorado. The Avalanche were shut out both times.
The Avalanche also opened the shortened 2012-13 season against the Wild in Minnesota. It was a 4-2 loss.
That’s all water under the bridge, and we’re not going to focus on that. Instead, let’s get geared up to see some Avalanche hockey again with a motivational set list.
Now, it would be easy to just lay out the set list used by the team at the Pepsi Center. While it’s a great list put together by the hard working crew, let’s look at some different songs to get us geared for tomorrow night specifically and Avalanche hockey overall.