Slideshow: Colorado Avalanche Game On

Game On is nearing the end of the second of its initial three-year run, and Encarnacao said there were subtle — and not so subtle — improvements made to the program this year.

“We covered more events than last year, and we would expect we will be involved with even more events next year,” he said.

“And we purchased an inflatable rink," he added. "It’s ginormous, and you can see it from everywhere. It’s an eye-catcher that has helped attract new people to our events.”