Jack Han joins the show to discuss the Colorado Avalanche, why they’ve been steamrolling teams so far this season, and what we can learn from their success.
- Why we’re interested in learning from the Avalanche
- Adjustments they’ve made to their playing style
- Having good players, and getting the most out of them
- Their improved defensive metrics this season
- The interplay between defense and offense
- Aggressively defending the blueline, forcing dump-ins
- The ‘neutral zone regroup’
- Snowball effect of shifts and concept of momentum
- Role coach plays on highly talented teams
- Creating environment that young players can step into
- Their team-building approach
- Respond to playoff disappointment and getting lucky
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