TheWith a victory of 4-2 in Game 3, against the Toronto Maple Leafs, they moved one win closer to the Stanley Cup Final They do what they love: Driving the win.
The Avalanche reached a perfect 6-0 record away from Denver in playoffs. This is the only NHL team that hasn’t lost a road match.
Star centerInstead of entertaining their home fans, the Avalanche prefer to make games on the move.
“You don't have to please everybody. We are here to make it boring and gross. He suggested that you just play a good game in two ways. “When we're on the road, there's no show. It just feels like we are playing the right way.
The Avalanche average 5.00 goals per match and convert 35.3% of their power play on the road, leading the NHL playoffs. The Avalanche's 2.50 goals-against home average is the highest among all four remaining teams.
“I don’t know the secret. My personal details are more accurate at home. MacKinnon stated that although we may be a bit slower on the road, he felt everyone was in a good place. “We have five men connected, offensively as well as defensively.
This was especially evident in the third quarter, when the Oilers were in control of the game and the Avalanche had a one goal lead.For an additional attacker, the Avalanche pulled. The Avalanche stopped three shots and then had a winger Take the puck from the Oilers and score an empty-netter for the win.
Jared Bednar, coach of Jared Bednar's team, stated that his defensive efforts were “exceptional,” even before Mikko. “Just committed to getting the job done, and some really good defensive hockey there.”
Only 38 seconds in, he made an impact and slipped a shot past the goalie For the early lead, save 27
A few seconds later, Edmonton's win was declared.Cross-checked Avalanche centre Kadri was hurt on the play, so he was penalized from behind for a five minute major penalty. Bednar indicated that Kadri would be out for the series at least until further notice.
The Oilers eliminated the penalty, and the Avalanche was 0-for-5 in the man advantage.
Two goals were scored by the Avalanche at 16:12 in the first period and another at 4:37 in the second to give Colorado an unassisted lead of 2-1.
Edmonton'sTo tie the game at 7:34 in the third period, Avalanche forward scored a long-range goal. He was allowed to use his stick in the neutral zone, and he did not receive a penalty.
Oilers power play after just 10 minutes of the third period.Edmonton's tramp was called in for. The Avalanche killed the penalty and he fell to the ice completely unassisted. The penalty was canceled by the Avalanche and the forward Compher was seen sprinting out of the penalty area. Compher, who was in Kadri’s place in the lineup following his injury, entered into the Oilers zone, and Mike Smith stopped him from scoring for the 3-2 win.
Compher scored his fifth goal in four games. He's been an amazing player. MacKinnon stated that we will need him to make a difference in the future.
Smith was pulled by the Oilers, but Rantanen won the game for the 4-2 win. Rantanen also holds the series lead at 3-0. MacKinnon stated that the Avalanche don't think about the series advantage despite being just one win away the Stanley Cup Final.
“That's it. He said, “We're at 0-0 going into the next match.”
Game 4 in the series will be played in Edmonton on Monday night.