If you haven’t tuned into a Colorado Avalanche game in a while, well, I don’t blame you. The Avalanche are the worst team in the NHL by a comfortable margin. They’ve registered just 43 points and have been outscored by 108 goals through 76 games.
Not many people have the stomach to watch a team that bad. However, tonight’s game against the St. Louis Blues might be worth tuning into.
That’s because Colorado’s 2016 first-round pick Tyson Jost is set to make his NHL debut. Jost, who the Avalanche took No. 10 overall in June, just wrapped up a stellar freshman season at North Dakota. The 19-year-old scored 16 goals, had 19 assists and was a plus-17 in 33 games for the Fighting Hawks. Also, he did stuff like this:
The young Canadian forward looks like a special talent. His NHL career begins tonight. The puck drops at 7 p.m.
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