DENVER (AP) Defenseman Erik Johnson neatly summed up the Colorado Avalanche's dreary season.
"Not fun," he said. "Don't want to go through it again."
Here's how far the Avalanche tumbled: Their 48 points were the lowest in a full season since 1999-2000, when the expansion Atlanta Thrashers had 39. Colorado was pretty much out of the playoff race by Christmas.