Here's some great freakin news for us Avs fans.
Colorado Avalanche defenseman John-Michael Liles will be sidelined approximately four weeks with a broken left foot. Liles suffered the injury in the first period of Saturday night’s game in Minnesota.
Liles, 26, ranks fourth among NHL defensemen in goals this season with 10 and is tied for 12th in scoring with 29 points. He is the first defenseman to score 10 or more goals in each of his first three NHL seasons since Steve Duchesne from 1986-87 to 1988-89.