The Colorado Avalanche kicked off the second round of the National Hockey League playoffs with a devastating victory on Sunday, destroying Vegas’ Golden Knights 7: 1. Meanwhile, Tampabeja’s “Lightning” beat the Carolina “Hurricanes” team 2: 1.
The Avalanche defeated the Golden Knights of Vegas 7: 1 (2: 0, 4: 1, 1: 0) at home, leading to four winners in the series with 0-1.
The result of the game was revealed by Miko Rantanen in the fifth minute, but in the middle of the first period, the advantage of “Avalanche” was doubled by the captain Gabriel Landekog. The Swedish national striker also scored in the second period, when Neitan Makakinon stood out twice, but about four minutes before the end of regular time, Keill Macar scored the seventh goal.
In the 15th minute of the second period, the only goal of the Golden Knights was scored by William Carlson.
Makars finished the game with 1 + 3, Landeskog and Makinon had two goals, as well as a pass, but Rantanen ended the game with 1 + 1.
Philip Grubuer caught 24 of 25 shots at the Colorado goal.
In the second match of Sunday in the Central Division final, Carolina “Hurricanes” lost to last season’s champion “Lightning” 1: 2 (0: 0, 0: 1, 1: 1). The series led by 1-0 is “Lightning”.
Barliy Gudrov scored the winning goal less than eight minutes before the end of the game. Breiden’s Points put Lightning in the middle of the second period, but Jake Bane equalized in the second minute of the final third.
Andrejs Vasilevskis repelled 37 out of 38 shots, but Hurricane’s goalkeeper Alekss Nedeļkovičs managed 28 out of 30 shots.