Avalanche Returns to Family Sports Ahead of Contest vs. Knights
CENTENNIAL, Colo.--The Colorado Avalanche has touched back down in Denver after a three-game road trip on the East Coast.The club took the ice at Family Sports Center on Monday after an off day Sunday ahead of its matchup against the Vegas Golden Knights on Tuesday evening.Defenseman Samuel Girard was not on the ice after taking a hit late in overtime against the Tampa Bay Lightning on Saturday, though head coach Jared Bednar did not rule him out for Tuesday's contest.
On its first trip to the East Coast in over a year and a half, the Colorado Avalanche battled in its final outing of a three-game journey to go 1-2-0 on the road swing.Colorado finished the trip with a 4-3 shootout win against the Tampa Bay Lightning at Amalie Arena on Saturday. Gabriel Landeskog netted the first goal of the game and after that, the Avs and Bolts alternated markers and were tied three different times during the contest before Cale Makar scored the decisive marker in the shootout.Nathan MacKinnon factored on all three Avalanche goals in regulation while Landeskog had a multi-point effort and the third member of that forward trio, Mikko Rantanen, also found the back of the net. However, it wasn't just the top line that helped Colorado pick up the win.
Nathan MacKinnon factored on all three Colorado Avalanche goals and Cale Makar scored the deciding goal in a shootout as the Avs defeated the Tampa Bay Lightning 4-3 on Saturday at Amalie Arena.Gabriel Landeskog scored the only goal of the first peiod before Mathieu Joseph tied the contest at 1-1 in the middle frame. Mikko Rantanen regained the lead for the Avalanche before the second intermission and Steven Stamkos reknotted the contest early in the third. MacKinnon netted his first of the year but Tampa once again tied the game when Brayden Point scored with Andrei Vasilevskiy pulled for an extra attacker.
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