The Colorado Avalanche is taking on the Nashville Predators in the first round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs and Adrian sat down with Avs fan Jordan Walsh to discuss the series, the playoffs as a whole, and all things Avalanche hockey.

colorado Hockey Now is part of National Hockey Now, a network of sites devoted exclusively to coverage of hockey, in this case the Colorado Avalanche.

The editor-in-chief of Colorado Hockey Now is Adrian Dater, who has covered the Avalanche since 1995. Adrian worked at the Denver Post from 1991-2014. He then went on to be the NHL national columnist with Bleacher Report, and after that covered the Avs for BSN Denver.

Dater has also written extensively on hockey for Sports IllustratedThe Sporting NewsThe Hockey NewsUSA Today, and ESPN The Magazine. He is the author of seven books, including the best-selling