In a Saturdaze of compulsory-see TV, the Nuggets and the Avalanche, three time zones and two countries separated, played beyond extremes.
It was an overtime afternoon bubble-bath bonanza — with all sorts of “Twilight Zone’’ action. Providentially, Colorado got to watch on national networks two instantaneous court and ice classics much of the time at the same time. The money-grubbing asinine vendetta between the teams’ ownership and a cable disservice could be overlooked and overcome for a few hours. Denver’s admirable hockey and basketball players and coaches warranted the full-spirited attention of their faithful followers and North America.
Appreciate what you’ve been missing. Bring on the playoffs.
Lamentably, the Avalanche, who had won their first round-robin game with .01 left in regulation, lost in overtime 4-3 to the Golden Knights on Saturday in Edmonton, Alberta, in the Mountain Time Zone with only 16 seconds remaining. A…