Originally posted on All Things Avs  |  Last updated 2/25/12
AP/Paul Vernon COLUMBUS, OHIO – It felt good to put Matt Hunwick on video tonight, talking about a game in which he not only played, but scored. In his 64th game as a member of the Avs, Hunwick finally put a puck in the net in the Avs’ 5-0 win over Columbus. Hunwick has drawn praise from everyone around the team for having a good attitude from long stretches of inactivity. Here’s a guy who once played a regular shift for the Bruins and Avalanche, but became the extraneous guy this year in the defensive corps. He got the call to duty tonight after Ryan O’Byrne (knee) went on IR. Tyson Barrie could have been the sixth D-man, but Joe Sacco rewarded Hunwick instead and Sacco thus was rewarded. Hunwick scored a pretty goal off a breakaway and was sound defensively. Here he is talking about the goal, and what it’s been like to be the healthy scratch most nights. Nice games for a lot of guys tonight along with Hunwick, including Erik Johnson and Shane O’Brien (plus-3 each). Johnson is pla...
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