NHL: Colorado Avalanche - Arizona Coyotes
- Title : NHL: Colorado Avalanche - Arizona Coyotes
Three quick-fire third-period goals earned the Colorado Avalanche (No. 2 seed in the Western Conference) a victory in Game 1 of their Western Conference First Round series against the Arizona Coyotes (No. 7 seed in the West). Who will triumph in the following fixture?
Avalanche are 13-3 in their last 16 after allowing 2 goals or less in their previous game.Coyotes are 5-11 in their last 16 vs. Western Conference.
A two game winning streak ended for the Arizona Coyotes (3-2-0) after the team started its Western Conference First Round series against the Colorado Avalanche with a 3-0 defeat at Rogers Place in Edmonton on Wednesday. The ‘Yotes were outshot 40-14, went 1-for-2 on penalty kill and failed on both of their power-play opportunities.
A victory kicked off the Stanley Cup playoffs for the Colorado Avalanche (3-0-1), who banked a 3-0 win in Game 1 of their Western Conference First Round series against the Arizona Coyotes at Rogers Place in Edmonton on Wednesday. After ending the first two periods with a 0-0 score despite a 28-7 advantage in shots, the Avs found the back of the net three times in the final frame. Whit that fact..
Colorado finished the game with 69 attempts (40 on goal) and limited the ‘Yotes to just 14 shots - the fewest in their franchise playoff history.
The very last 4 contests between Colorado and Arizona have been low scoring games, avaraging just 3.75 goals per game. I expect another simular encounter this time. The very last 5 conference quarterfibal outings of Arizona have all gone below under 5,5 goals- mark. I will go for under 5,5 goals in this game.
Prediction: Under 5,5 goals