Sports

Colorado Avalanche-Arby's 4-Pack deal should be sent to the penalty box

I'm a big hockey fan and have been since junior high, when my Penguins won their first two Stanley Cups and the Pittsburgh suburb where I grew up exploded with joy. But I'm now a working Colorado father and the NHL has all but priced out middle-class families, with many upper-level tickets sporting a face value of $50 to $60 before service charges. So I was elated on Sunday when, with my father and uncle in town. I noticed a newspaper advertisement touting the Avs' new deal with Arby's.
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Pittsburgh native Adam Perry is a cyclist, drummer and University of Pittsburgh and Naropa University alum. He lives in Boulder and has written for Westword since 2008.
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