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Avalanche send note, candy canes to visiting Hurricanes

Colorado wishes 'happy holidays' to Carolina before game in Denver

by Pat Pickens @Pat_Pickens / Staff Writer

The Colorado Avalanche welcomed their opponent Thursday with some southern-style hospitality.

The Avalanche gifted the Carolina Hurricanes candy canes and a cheery holiday card ahead of their game at Pepsi Center.

Tweet from @Avalanche: Hey @Canes, we left you a little something since you���ve been so good this year...But we should warn you: they���re kale flavored 🤣������ Welcome to Colorado! #GoAvsGo

The Avalanche's note said "To Canes, our favorite Bunch of Jerks, happy holidays!" with what they called kale-flavored treats. Carolina appreciated the gesture.

Tweet from @Canes: y'all are too good to us 😂😂😂

The Hurricanes also shared a text exchange between themselves and the Avalanche in the leadup to the game, thus proving why they are good friends.

Tweet from @Canes: In case you wonder what we talk about with the @Avalanche, aka our BFFs

Carolina took the hospitality and made itself right at home, taking home a come-from-behind, 3-1 win against Colorado. We'll see if the Hurricanes return the favor when the Avalanche come to Raleigh for their final head-to-head meeting Feb. 28.

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