|Fans fill bleachers as Avalanche open camp|
|Written by Admin|
|Sunday, 13 January 2013 12:38|
Maybe they were there to simply catch a glimpse of the Avalanche during their first official practice since the lockout was lifted.
Or maybe they filled the tiny arena on Sunday because it was a way to forget - at least for a moment - the Denver Broncos' stinging loss the day before to Baltimore that sent the city into a somber mood.
Either way, the players were sure appreciative. A little shocked even, when they were greeted to cheers as they stepped out of the locker room and onto the ice.
They expected maybe a handful of fans to show up. Just nothing like this.