Vegas Golden Knights vs Colorado Avalanche Prediction & Preview

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That Colorado Avalanche will take on Vegas Golden Knights to game four in the playoff series. Avalanche ended the season with a record of 39-13-4. The Knights ended the season with a record of 40-14-2. Avalanche leads the series 2-1.

Lavine loses first playoff game

Colorado lost their first playoff game in Game Three against the Vegas Golden Knights. They lost 3-2. Carl Soderberg and Mikko Rantanen both scored a goal. Philipp Grubauer was sharp in the loss and stopped 40 out of 43 shots.

Offense were excellent for the avalanche this season and they were big in round one against St. Louis Blues. They scored four goals or more in each of their games against the Blues and swept them in the first round. They continued to dominate against the Knights, scoring seven goals in game one and three goals in game two. They scored just two goals in game three and dropped their first playoff game. Avs only finished the season in goal per. Match and second in shots per match. Mikko Rantanen finished the season with 66 points and was tied for fifth in points and was fifth in goals. Nathan MacKinnon was not far behind him with 65 points. He leads the playoffs in points and goals.

Defense and goalkeeping were excellent for Avalance this season and have been fantastic in the playoffs. Philipp Grubauer started all four games in the first round. He allowed two goals or less in three of the four games in round one. He has remained hot against Vegas and has only allowed one goal in game one, two goals in game two and three goals in game three. Colorado finished the season as number three in goal against per. Match and first in shots against per. Match. Philipp Grubauer had a record of 30-9-1 with a 1.95 GAA and a .922 SV% this season. He finished second in GAA, seventh in SV% and tied for first in shutouts this season.

Knights Take Game Three

The Knights won Game Three 3-2 to win their first game in the series. Max Pacioretty, William Karlsson and Jonathan Marchessault each scored a goal. Marc-Andre Fleury stopped 18 out of 20 shots.

The offense was excellent for the Knights this season and they appeared in the series against the Wilds in round one. They scored three or more goals in four out of seven games in the first round. In the second round against Colorado, they scored only one goal in game one, two goals in game two and three goals in game three. The Knights finished the season as number three in goal per. Match and fourth in shots per. Match. Mark Stone leads the team with 61 points this season.

Defense and goaltending were huge all season for the Knights and it continued into the first round of the playoffs. Vegas held Wild to two goals or less in five out of the seven games in their series. In the second round against the avalanche, however, they gave up a full seven goals in game one. They conceded three goals in game two and two goals in game three. The Knights finished the season in first place in goals per game and third in shots per game. Marc-Andre Fleury had a record of 26-10-0 with a 1.98 GAA and a .901 SV% this season. He ranked third in GAA, third in SV% and second in shutouts. Fleury started all seven games against Wild in the first round and was fantastic in the series. He played in games two and three against Avs and has performed well. Robin Lehner had a record of 13-4-2 with a 2.29 GAA and a .913 SV% this season. He was turned on in Game 1 against Colorado

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