Found December 18, 2011 on Kukla's Korner:
PLAYERS: Mark Kiszla
from Mark Kiszla of the Denver Post, Hockey fans in Denver like to gripe: The Avalanche stinks. The franchise is cheap. Ownership doesn’t care. Josh Kroenke, entering his second season as governor of the local NHL franchise, has heard the complaints. “Honestly,” Kroenke said, “it really bothers me when people say we don’t care about hockey.” With the Avs stuck near rock bottom of the league standings in the two key statistical categories of victories and money spent on playing talent, Kroenke stood inside the Pepsi Center and admitted his team had made mistakes. During a one-on-one interview, Kroenke detailed how a serious health scare adversely affected franchise president Pierre Lacroix and did collateral damage to the Avalanche’s fortunes on the ice. continued
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