Found June 06, 2012 on Barry Melrose Rocks:
Adrian Dater covers the NHL for Sports Illustrated, and specifically the Colorado Avalanche for the Denver Post. He injects humor and a unique perspective into his articles, along with his keen hockey insight. In fact, he has appeared on this web page as character in a Creepy Sedin tale.In short, if you are a fan of Barry Melrose Rocks, you should read Adrian Dater. He tweets, and his give and take with the beat writers of rival franchises is quite enjoyable. I would like to follow Adrian Dater on Twitter (@ADater) but I cannot. He blocked me. And I don't know why. I mean, I probably said something mean, but I probably didn't mean it, and I certainly don't remember what I said.  IF you know Mr. Dater, please... PLEASE ask him to unblock me. All I want is to read his articles. I promise to be nice. I'm sorry for whatever I did. Tell him that. Thank you. And now go back to your hockey. I understand there is a game on Saturday. 

Avs sign David Jones to 4-year deal

The Colorado Avalanche agreed to a four-year deal with forward David Jones, one of the team's top offensive players the last two seasons. Jones finished with 20 goals and 17 assists last season. He also tied for the team lead with five game-winning goals. The 27-year-old was taken by Colorado in the ninth round of the 2003 draft. When he made his debut in 2007-08, he became...

David Jones Signs A Four-Year Contract With Colorado

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