Mag Rankings: Colorado Avalanche

The Avs aren't ready to contend, but two new goalies in town have them trending up

Originally Published: September 29, 2011
By Lindsay Berra, Craig Custance, Neil Greenberg, Doug McIntyre | ESPN Insider

ESPN Insider goes deep on all 30 teams to get you prepped for the 2011-12 NHL season.

Here's how the Colorado Avalanche shape up, including a potential breakout player, a key stat and the views of a division rival. And check out our preseason rankings to see how they stack up against the rest of the league.

To read more about the season preview for the Colorado Avalanche -- including Craig Custance's player to watch and a key stat -- you must be an ESPN Insider.