CopperandBlue sent me an appropriate clip after I learned Tyson Barrie was being sent down:
That about sums it up. Aside from Duchene and Parenteau, Tyson Barrie has been the nicest story for this Avs team, a rookie who was expected to maybe contribute who quickly became one of the Avs best defensemen. Just like that, Avs management/coaching ruin it because old time hockey guys are dumb and think being a rookie and making a couple mistakes is dar worse than being a veteran and making a ton of them.
But how good has rookie Tyson Barrie been for the Avalanche? Very Very good. How bad a decision is this by Avs management? Barrie Barrie bad. What does sending him down prove: The Avs are a bunch of incompetent nincompoops.
Speaking of decisions Avs management botched so magnificiently they may make a Dennis Quad disaster flick about it: Earlier this year I showed a graph on how good Ryan O'Reilly was last year for the Avs, based on O'Reilly's Corsi with teammates and without th...