Here lies Versus' most regretted programming choice of the season: 15th v. 15th. (Or 26th v. 30th, if you're not into the whole "conference brevity" thing.
Colorado Avalanche (28-34-1, 26th) at New York Islanders (19-36-7, 30th)
7 p.m. | Nassau [gloriously unsponsored] Veterans Memorial Coliseum | Versus(!)
Avs blog central: Mile High Hockey (SBN)
Whether you go a-threading or not, you should read this fan's experience at Friday's Blackhawks-Penguins game. I have to agree with the heading: It is why we're here. Nice to see a market like Chicago wake up to hockey again.
The flu strikes. So I'm brewin' hot toddys, tryin' to stay upright. But feel free to talk and taunt -- and suggest rehydrating remedies -- within this ball of game thread.