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104.3 The Fan’s Mike Evans analyzes all of the latest happenings with the Colorado Avalanche, the NHL and the Colorado hockey scene.
May 20, 2024

Mile High Hockey | 5.20.24

Mike Evans brings Mat Smith to the show to discuss the final loss of the season to the Dallas Stars, and break down the negative impact that Valeri Nichushkin had on this team that has contributed to two consecutive playoff exits.   (31:53)
May 17, 2024

Mile High Hockey | 5.17.24

Mike Evans reacts to the Avs’ game 5 win and discusses how if the team can win game 6 at home, then they have a good chance of stealing game 7 in Dallas.   (15:27)
May 13, 2024

Mile High Hockey | 5.13.24

Mike Evans reacts to the surprising game 3 loss to the Stars at home and takes a look into whether or not these teams have a true advantage at home, or if playing on the road could actually help the Avalanche.   (15:26)
May 10, 2024

Mile High Hockey | 5.10.24

Mike Evans reacts to the game 2 loss against the Dallas Stars and breaks down whether or not the hit on Devon Toews by Jamie Benn should have been a penalty.   (23:21)
May 6, 2024

Mile High Hockey | 5.6.24

Mike Evans welcomes Mat Smith to the show to discuss what went well for the Avalanche against the Winnipeg Jets and give their takes on how the team will measure up against the Dallas Stars in the second round of the playoffs.   (26:10)
May 3, 2024

Mile High Hockey | 5.3.24

Mike recaps the Avs' dominant performance against the Jets and takes a look at their potential future opponents.   (16:39)
April 29, 2024

Mile High Hockey | 4.29.24

Mike Evans reacts to the dominant lead the Avalanche have taken over the Winnipeg Jets and dives in to what the team changed to go on such a winning run.   (16:39)
April 26, 2024

Mile High Hockey | 4.26.24

Mike Evans reacts to the game 2 win for the Avalanche to tie up the series and looks ahead to game 3 to discuss how the Avs will perform on home ice.   (12:10)
April 22, 2024

Mile High Hockey | 4.22.24

Mike Evans reacts to the shocking loss against the Winnipeg Jets and takes a look at what elements of the team, such as the Avs' goaltending, are to blame for their loss.   (19:06)
April 19, 2024

Mile High Hockey | 4.19.24

Mike Evans delivers his keys to defeating the Winnipeg jets in the first round of the NHL Playoffs.   (15:12)
April 12, 2024

Mile High Hockey | 4.12.24

Mike Evans reacts to the staple win over the Minnesota Wild and discusses how beating the Winnipeg Jets will help the Avalanche’s chances of securing home ice during the playoffs.   (17:16)
April 1, 2024

Mile High Hockey | 4.1.24

Mike Evans describes the potential goalie conflict between Alexandar Georgiev and Justus Annunen and discusses the potential return of Gabriel Landeskog.   (14:38)
March 29, 2024

Mile High Hockey | 3.29.24

Mike Evans reacts to the end of Nathan MacKinnon’s point streak and tells the story of how Joe Sakic almost left the Colorado Avalanche before they won their second Stanley Cup.   (19:36)
March 25, 2024

Mile High Hockey | 3.25.24

Mike Evans reacts to the jaw dropping comeback win against the Pittsburgh Penguins, and explains how he believes the Avs are now the best team in the NHL.   (18:00)
March 22, 2024

Mile High Hockey | 3.22.24

Mike Evans reacts to the seven-game winning streak the Colorado Avalanche are on and explains some pros and cons of potentially facing Vegas in the playoffs.     (16:32)
March 18, 2024

Mile High Hockey | 3.18.24

Mike Evans discusses the crucial win the Avalanche had over the Edmonton Oilers and explains how he thinks it is enough to cement Nathan MacKinnon as the Hart Trophy favorite over Connor McDavid.   (15:14)
March 15, 2024

Mile High Hockey | 3.15.24

Mike Evans discusses the 5 game winning streak the Colorado Avalanche are on, and explains how Valeri Nichushkin is one of the missing pieces that the team has desperately needed.   (15:14)
March 11, 2024

Mile High Hockey | 3.11.24

Mike Evans discusses the moves the Avalanche made at the trade deadline, and whether or not fans should be hopeful for the return of Gabriel Landeskog before the end of the season.   (17:16)
March 8, 2024

Mile High Hockey | 3.8.24

Mike Evans reacts to the arrival of the trade deadline and gives his take on whether or not the Avalanche have found their solutions in their new acquisitions.   (20:18)
March 4, 2024

Mile High Hockey | 3.4.24

Mike Evans reacts to the potential of a major move by the Colorado Avalanche before the trade deadline, and whether or not that move will be adding Sidney Crosby to the team.   (14:25)
March 1, 2024

Mile High Hockey | 3.1.24

Mike Evans reacts to the approaching NHL trade deadline and gives his take on whether the Avs will make one large move, or a series of smaller moves to strengthen the team.   (18:38)
February 26, 2024

Mile High Hockey | 2.26.24

Mike Evans reacts to Valeri Nichushkin being cleared to return to practice, as well as the effects that his absence has had on the team.   (15:45)
February 23, 2024

Mile High Hockey | 2.23.24

Mike Evans sits down with Mat Smith to discuss what is holding the Avalanche back from looking like a Stanley Cup level team, and whether or not team captain Gabriel Landeskog will return this season.   (28:18)
February 16, 2024

Mile High Hockey | 2.15.24

Mike Evans breaks down the road win over Washington, and explains the importance of Artturi Lehkonen's return to the lineup.    (09:06)
February 12, 2024

Mile High Hockey | 2.12.24

Mike Evans reacts to the downward spiral of the Avalanche’s recent performances, and dives into the missing pieces, like an absent Val Nichushkin, that would put the team back on track.   (15:52)
February 9, 2024

Mile High Hockey | 2.9.24

Mike Evans reacts to the continued losses of the Colorado Avalanche during their road trip, and dives into the aspects of the team that are preventing them from making a cup run, ...   (15:39)
February 5, 2024

Mile High Hockey | 2.5.24

Mike Evans looks forward to the Avs upcoming road trip and explains how their new acquisition of veteran Zach Parise is going to bolster their second line and could increase their chance to win the cup.   (12:48)
February 2, 2024

Mile High Hockey | 2.2.24

Mike Evans discusses the immense need the Avs have for a dominant second line center and gives his take on who could be added to the roster to help the team keep their championship window open.   (14:02)
January 29, 2024

Mile High Hockey | 1.29.24

Mike Evans explains what he believes is holding the Avalanche back from making a cup run and gives the names we may see added to the Avs’ roster, including Sidney Crosby.   (16:29)
January 26, 2024

Mile High Hockey | 1.26.24

Mike Evans praises Nathan MacKinnon for not only his production on the ice, but for his ability to be a leader that sets a truly championship worthy culture.   (15:00)
January 22, 2024

Mile High Hockey | 1.22.24

Mike Evans discusses the Avalanche’s frustrating inconsistency and explains why Nathan MacKinnon deserves more recognition as one of the best players in the NHL   (11:54)
January 19, 2024

Mile High Hockey | 1.19.24

Mike Evans discusses the four major issues he sees with this Colorado Avalanche team that could prevent them from winning the Stanley Cup this season.   (13:00)
January 12, 2024

Mile High Hockey | 1.12.24

Mike Evans believes that the Avs are playing their best stretch of hockey of the season.   (18:19)
January 8, 2024

Mile High Hockey | 1.8.24

Mike Evans invites Mat Smith to the show to break down the performance of the Colorado Avalanche, now that the middle of the season draws near.   (27:32)
January 5, 2024

Mile High Hockey | 1.5.24

 Mike Evans discusses the incredible performance of Nathan McKinnon in scoring two game winning overtime goals in the Avs’ last two games, and how the team is beginning to find a true rhythm.   (17:11)
December 22, 2023

Mile High Hockey | 12.22.23

Nathan MacKinnon scored four goals, reached 300 for his career and extended his point streak to 17 games! Which one was most impressive? Plus, some final thoughts on the Toews comments and welcome back Samuel Girard. Join Rachel and Will!   (16:11)
December 18, 2023

Mile High Hockey | 12.18.23

Mike Evans discusses the Avs recent performance and explains how if he had to choose two players to build an NHL franchise, he would choose Cale Makar and Nathan MacKinnon.   (15:55)
December 15, 2023

Mile High Hockey | 12.15.23

Mike Evans discusses the recent positive trends for the Avs, as well as the emotional return of Erik Johnson, who had his first game back in Denver after calling it home for 13 seasons.   (13:16)
December 11, 2023

Mile High Hockey | 12.11.23

Mike Evans reacts to the concerning level of play from the Colorado Avalanche, as they have now lost 5 out of their last 6 games.   (15:28)
December 8, 2023

Mile High Hockey | 12.8.23

Mike Evans welcomes Colorado’s own Lauren Gardner to the show to discuss all things Avalanche and Colorado sports.   (25:44)
December 4, 2023

Mile High Hockey | 12.4.23

Mike Evans discusses the consecutive losses on the road for the Colorado Avalanche and explains why he isn’t concerned about the team’s performance.   (09:26)
December 1, 2023

Mile High Hockey | 12.1.23

Mike Evans dives in to the performance of the Colorado Avalanche in the month of November and highlights the positive takeaways that should point to a successful December.   (14:33)
November 27, 2023

Mile High Hockey | 11.27.23

Mike Evans applauds the courage of Samuel Girard and explains why there is no Makar/Hughes debate.   (16:44)
November 17, 2023

Mile High Hockey | 11.17.23

What has been better for the Avs in their last two wins?   (13:16)
November 13, 2023

Mile High Hockey | 11.13.23

Mike Evans dives into the recent problematic performances of the Colorado Avalanche and gives his take on their areas of improvement.   (16:46)
November 10, 2023

Mile High Hockey | 11.10.23

ESPN's Ray Ferraro joins the show to discuss the struggles the Avalanche have had against the Seattle Kraken, and what the Avs can do to improve the rest of the season.   (22:24)
November 6, 2023

Mile High Hockey | 11.6.23

The Avs were not up for the challenge in Vegas, as a 7-0 beatdown by the Golden Knights led to way more questions than answers. Plus, some fun alumni news and remembering a legend. Join Rachel and Will!   (14:22)
November 3, 2023

Mile High Hockey | 11.3.23

The Avalanche took care of the Blues earlier this week, ending a mini two-game losing streak. But now it's time for their biggest test of the season thus far, a showdown with the ...   (13:40)
October 30, 2023

Mile High Hockey | 10.30.23

Adrian Dater joins the show to discuss all things Avalanche after the team has lost their last two games.   (20:05)
October 27, 2023

Mile High Hockey | 10.27.23

Nothing good lasts forever, as the Avalanche won't be going 82-0. A 4-0 loss to the Penguins in Pittsburgh on Thursday night wasn't real pretty. Is it cause for concern, or do you...   (13:36)
October 23, 2023

Mile High Hockey | 10.23.23

Mike Evans takes a look at some of the difference makers in the Avs outstanding start to the season.   (14:55)
October 20, 2023

Mile High Hockey | 10.20.23

Mat Smith joins the show to discuss the dominant performance of the Colorado Avalanche against the Chicago Blackhawks.   (18:39)
October 16, 2023

Mile High Hockey | 10.16.23

The Avalanche are off to a fast 2-0 start, thanks to some relentless pressure on offense, great goaltending and clutch moments from their stars. Will Petersen and Rachel Vigil break it all down as hockey season is back!   (17:28)
October 13, 2023

Mile High Hockey | 10.13.23

Corey Masisak, Avalanche reporter for the Denver Post, joins the show to discuss how the team looks after their first win of the season.   (20:52)
October 9, 2023

Mile High Hockey | 10.9.23

Mike Evans previews the NHL season and gives his take on the upcoming season for the Colorado Avalanche.   (17:57)
May 3, 2023

Mile High Hockey | 05.03.23

The Avalanche played well in Game 7 but couldn't stop the Kraken, and now face an offseason with a ton of questions. Mike Evans is here to break it all down in the latest show.See our website for privacy information.   (19:41)
April 26, 2023

Mile High Hockey | 04.26.23

The Avalanche head back to Denver for Game 5 tied at 2-2 and now have to deal with the absence of Cale Makar due to suspension and the strange situation involving Val Nichushkin. ...   (20:02)
April 21, 2023

Mile High Hockey | 04.21.23

Mike Evans reacts to the Avalanche comeback victory in game two of their playoff series against the Seattle Kraken.See our website for privacy information.   (14:02)
April 19, 2023

Mile High Hockey | 04.19.23

The Avalanche drop game one of the Stanley Cup Playoffs at home to the Kraken. What went wrong and how will the Avs bounce back?See our website for privacy information.   (25:41)
April 12, 2023

Mile High Hockey | 04.12.23

The Avalanche lose to the Oilers but get an important point to clinch home ice in the first round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs. Mike Evans is here to break it all down in the latest edition of the show.See our website for privacy information.   (22:16)
April 5, 2023

Mile High Hockey | 04.05.23

Nathan MacKinnon reaches a milestone as the Avalanche clinch a playoff spot as they jump atop the Central division. See our website for privacy information.   (19:36)
March 29, 2023

Mile High Hockey | 03.29.23

The Avalanche have less than ten games to go, and Mike Evans thinks that they are irrelevant and it's just time to focus on the Stanley Cup Playoffs.See our website for privacy information.   (16:56)
March 23, 2023

Mile High Hockey | 03.23.23

The Avalanche have survived the worst and gotten a nice little winning streak going, while Jared Bednar gets his contract extension. All of the and more in the latest edition of the show.See our website for privacy information.   (23:16)
March 8, 2023

Mile High Hockey | 03.08.23

On today's episode, Mike Evans discusses what did we learn about the Avalanche in their blowout win over the Sharks? See our website for privacy information.   (20:13)
March 2, 2023

Mile High Hockey | 03.02.23

On today's episode, Mike Evans talks about the loss to the Devils and did it show that the Avs aren't ready to match up with the beats of the East and is the Lars Eller trade a good one?See our website for privacy information.   (24:47)
February 22, 2023

Mile High Hockey | 02.22.23

On today's episode, Mike Evans discusses if the Avs let Cale Makar down, did they miss out on Ryan O'Reilly and is the team in desperation mode.See our website for privacy information.   (25:13)
February 16, 2023

Mile High Hockey | 02.16.23

On today's episode, Mike Evans discusses the Wild proved last night that they're pretenders, the Avs are still the best in the West and should lack of Draft picks keep the Avs fro...   (21:24)
February 10, 2023

Mile High Hockey | 02.10.23

Mike Evans discusses the much different trip this time around to Tampa for the Avs and why the Avs are in such a scoring slump. Should the hit that has Cale Makar in concussion pr...   (15:43)
February 2, 2023

Mile High Hockey Podcast | 02.02.23

On today's episode, Mike Evans discusses is the team in good shape heading into the All-Star break, what are their weaknesses and how important is Landy's return to another Cup run.See our website for privacy information.   (22:05)
January 26, 2023

Mile High Hockey Podcast | 01.26.23

On today's episode, Mike Evans is joined by Adrian Dater as they discuss why the Avs made the trade for Matt Bieto, are they still on the lookout for a second line Center and what...   (17:36)
January 19, 2023

Mile High Hockey Podcast | 01.19.23

On today's episode, Mike Evans discusses how the Avs' team meeting worked out so well, in any normal year Mikko Rantanen would be considered a serious MVP candidate and Arturi Leh...   (20:32)
January 12, 2023

Mile High Hockey Podcast | 01.12.23

On today's episode, Mike Evans discusses what the concern level should be for the Avs right now and does a trade need to be made.See our website for privacy information.   (14:24)
January 5, 2023

Mile High Hockey Podcast | 01.05.23

On today's episode, Mike Evans is joined by Mat Smith to discuss any reasons for concern with the way the Avs are playing and who in the West could possibly threaten the Avs as th...   (27:44)
December 15, 2022

Mile High Hockey Podcast | 12.15.22

On today's episode, Mike Evans talks about the Avs showing they can win in other ways and the possibility of a potential Ryan O'Reilly reunionSee our website for privacy information.   (18:00)
December 8, 2022

Mile High Hockey podcast | 12.08.22

On today's episode, Mike Evans discusses what it's like watching an Avalanche team that is an absolute shell of themselves with all their injuries and Jared Bednar isn't making any excuses.See our website for privacy information.   (18:29)
December 1, 2022

Mile High Hockey Podcast | 12.01.22

On today's episode Mike Evans is joined by Mat Smith to discuss what Gabe Landeskog's return means to the Avs and players on the roster that need to step up.See our website for privacy information.   (25:16)
November 23, 2022

Mile high Hockey Podcast | 11.23.22

On today's episode, Mike Evans talks all things Avs with Adrian Dater and the GOAT-ness of Cale Makar.See our website for privacy information.   (20:32)
November 17, 2022

Mile High Hockey Podcast | 11.17.22

In today's episode, Mike Evans discusses Alex Newhook's recent struggles, the Avs spending next week with a giant bullseye on their backs and to be careful not to wear out the "Big Three".See our website for privacy information.   (17:22)
November 10, 2022

Mile High Hockey Podcast | 11.10.22

In today's episode, Mike Evans is joined by the great Sandy Clough to talk about the Avs trip to Finland and the legacy of peter McNab.See our website for privacy information.   (25:07)
November 3, 2022

Mile High Hockey Podcast | 11.03.22

In today's episode, Mike Evans discusses if Cale Makar is right in complaining about the Avs early season schedule and is it too early to start talking about potential trades.See our website for privacy information.   (19:18)
October 27, 2022

Mile High Hockey Podcast | 10.27.22

In today's episode, Mike Evans discusses what made the Avs shootout win over the Rangers in New York so impressive and some potential red flags that stood out.See our website for privacy information.   (15:45)
October 20, 2022

Mile High Hockey Podcast | 10.20.22

Mike Evans is joined by Adrian Dater to discuss the situation with Landy's knee, observations of the this new Avs team and how great can Val Nichuskin be?See our website for privacy information.   (23:35)
October 13, 2022

Mile High Hockey Podcast | 10.13.22

In today's episode, Mike Evans is joined by Mat Smith to recap the amazing banner ceremony and why this team should repeat as Stanley Cup champions!See our website for privacy information.   (35:41)
July 8, 2022

Mile High Hockey Podcast | 07.08.22

In today's episode, Mike Evans discusses if the Avs did the right thing in moving away from Kuemper and does an Avs Free Agent roundup.See our website for privacy information.   (22:17)
July 1, 2022

Mile High Hockey Podcast | 07.01.22

In today's episode, Mat Smith joins Mike as the guys go over their Offseason To-Do List for the now defending Stanley Cup Champion Avalanche.See our website for privacy information.   (39:10)
June 23, 2022

Mile High Hockey Podcast | 06.23.22

In today's episode, Adrian Dater Our Avalanche insider, joins Mike Evans to discuss the heroics of Darcy Kuemper and Nazem Kadri and how Jared Bednar and Joe Sakic have been pushi...   (32:01)
June 16, 2022

Mile High Hockey Podcast | 06.16.22

In today's episode, Mat Smith joins Mike to break down last night's thrilling overtime victory over the Tampa Bay Lightning. Is Darcy Kuemper the right man between the pipes?See our website for privacy information.   (42:55)
June 9, 2022

Mile High Hockey Podcast | 06.09.22

In today's episode, Mike Evans looks back on the incredible run through the Western Conference and previews the possible Stanley Cup matchups.See our website for privacy information.   (21:15)
May 26, 2022

Mile High Hockey Podcast | 05.26.22

In today's episode, Mike Evans tries to explain what the heck happened with the Avalanche last night and what the team must do to bounce back in Game 6.See our website for privacy information.   (25:55)
May 20, 2022

Mile High Hockey Podcast | 05.20.22

In today's episode, Mike Evans discusses what happened to the Avs in Game 2, what did the Blues do well? How do the Avs respond and are fans freaked out by the Avs past failures in the Playoffs?See our website for privacy information.   (16:19)
May 12, 2022

Mile High Hockey Podcast | 05.12.22

In today's episode, Mike Evans recaps the Avs Firs Round sweep of the Preds, why Cale Makar can be the GOAT, is Nathan MacKinnon comfortable with Makar getting the spotlight and w...   (22:57)
May 6, 2022

Mile high Hockey Podcast | 05.06.22

In today's episode, Scott Masters, longtime NHL scout and Front Office Executive, joins Mike Evans to talk about the Avs Game 2 win in OT and why Nashville can't match up. The guy...   (30:00)
April 28, 2022

Mile High Hockey Podcast | 04.28.22

In today's episode, Bring on the Playoffs! Will the Avs be ready? Will Gabe Landeskog be up to speed? Who would be the best first round matchup?See our website for privacy information.   (21:36)
April 21, 2022

Mile High Hockey Podcast | 04.21.22

In today's episode, Mike explains why the two-game skid isn't a red flag for the Avs and stresses the importance of winning the President's Trophy again this season. See our website for privacy information.   (15:41)
April 14, 2022

Mile High Hockey Podcast | 04.14.22

In today's episode, Mike Evans reacts to an impressive Avs win over the Kings and breaks down he importance of the stretch run as we approach the NHL Playoffs. See our website for privacy information.   (20:57)
April 7, 2022

Mile High Hockey Podcast | 04.07.22

In today's episode, Mike Evans is joined by Mat Smith to discuss if the Avs are playoff ready, what can Bo Byram bring and will the Avs miss out on the chance for revenge against Vegas?See our website for privacy information.   (24:47)
March 31, 2022

Mile High Hockey podcast | 03.31.22

In today's episode, Mike Evans is joined by special guest Adrian Dater to give an update on Nathan MacKinnon.See our website for privacy information.   (16:57)
March 24, 2022

Mile High Hockey Podcast | 03.24.22

In today's episode, Mike Evans is joined by special guest Sandy Clough. Mike and Sandy discuss what grade does Joe Sakic get for his trade deadline moves? Is there anyone in the W...   (30:22)
March 17, 2022

Mile High Hockey Podcast | 03.17.22

In today's episode, Mike Evans breaks down Joe Sakic's most recent trades and praises Darcy Keumper's mental toughness after another strong showing.See our website for privacy information.   (17:49)
March 10, 2022

Mile High Hockey Podcast | 03.10.22

In today's episode, Mike is hoping for a big Joe Sakic trade at the deadline. The Fan's Mat Smtih joins the podcast to break down whether or not Darcy Kuemper is the guy to lead t...   (21:43)