The latest Sports Illustrated has a good story on the Avalanche and its fast start, written by Sarah Kwak. Titled “Mile High Makeover”, it’s a good piece that has an interesting item about Evgeniya Vavrinyuk, whose allegations against Avalanche goalie Semyon Varlamov has led to a formal charge of misdemeanor third-degree assault by the Denver District Attorney.

Kwak called Vavrinyuk’s attorney, Robert Abrams, and, to quote from the piece:

When contacted by SI on Nov. 5 about the possibility of interviewing his client, Abrams asked, “What kind of fee are you offering?” When told SI does not pay for interviews, he replied, “Oh, O.K. She’s a little tired from giving interviews. I’m sure you can understand. Thanks so much for the call.” He then hung up.

Read more at denverpost.com