Avalanche v Golden Knights: 2021 NHL 2nd Round Preview

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Who Will Win the 2nd Round Series: Avalanche or Golden Knights? When Does Game 1 of the Series Start? 2021 Stanley Cup Playoff Preview!

Hello everyone! Welcome to Sports Teller! Today, we will be showcasing the Avalanche v Golden Knights: 2021 NHL 2nd Round Preview. In fact, we will be showcasing the overall series prediction as well as the 2021 playoff results from each team. In addition, we will be going over each team’s playoff history as well as the key players to watch. Without further adieu, let’s begin!

Avalanche v Golden Knights: 2021 NHL 2nd Round Preview

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2021 Stanley Cup Playoffs 2nd Round: Colorado Avalanche vs. Vegas Golden Knights

Series Start Times for All Seven Games:

Game 1-Sunday, May 30, 2021 (8:00 P.M. EDT/5:00 P.M. PDT on NBC)

Series Location: Ball Arena-Denver, Colorado (Games 1, 2, 5, 7) & T-Mobile Arena-Las Vegas, Nevada (Games 3, 4, 6)

2020-2021 Regular Season Series: Avalanche Won the Regular Season Series vs. Golden Knights 4-3-1

Most Recent Playoff Meeting: First Ever Postseason Meeting

Colorado Avalanche (39-13-4)-#1 Seed in the West

  • Defeated (4) St. Louis Blues 4-0 in the First Round
  • Won 3rd President’s Trophy (Most Points in the NHL) in Team History (1996-1997, 2000-2001, 2020-2021)
  • 1st Division Title Since 2013-2014 Season
  • 4th Consecutive Appearance Dating Back to 2018
  • First Postseason Meeting vs. Golden Knights
  • Has Not Been to the Western Conference Finals Since 2002
  • Looking for 1st Stanley Cup Finals Appearance Since 2001
  • Has Not Won the Stanley Cup Since 2001

Vegas Golden Knights (40-14-2)-#2 Seed in the West

  • Defeated (3) Minnesota Wild 4-3 in the First Round
  • 4th Consecutive Appearance Dating Back to 2018
  • 1st Postseason Meeting vs. Avalanche
  • Looking for Back-to-Back West Finals Appearances for 1st Time in Team History
  • Seeking 3rd Conference Finals Appearance in Franchise History
  • Has Not Been to the Stanley Cup Finals Since 2018
  • Seeking 1st Stanley Cup Championship in Franchise History

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Top Players to Watch in Avalanche vs. Golden Knights Series (2021 Playoff Statistics)

Colorado Avalanche

  • G Philipp Grubauer: 4-0 Record, 0.936 Save %, 1.75 G.A.A.
  • C Nathan MacKinnon: 6 Goals & 3 Assists (9 Points)
  • LW Gabriel Landeskog: 2 Goals & 6 Assists (8 Points)
  • RW Mikko Rantanen: 1 Goal & 6 Assists (7 Points)
  • LW Brandon Saad: 3 Goals & 0 Assists (3 Points)

Vegas Golden Knights

  • G Marc-Andre Fleury: 4-3 Record, 0.931 Save %, 1.71 G.A.A.
  • C Mattias Janmark: 3 Goals & 3 Assists (6 Points)
  • RW Mark Stone: 4 Goals & 1 Assist (5 Points)
  • RW Alex Tuch: 3 Goals & 2 Assists (5 Points)
  • C Chandler Stephenson: 0 Goals & 5 Assists (5 Points)

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Official Avalanche vs. Golden Knights: 2021 NHL 2nd Round Prediction

Avalanche in Seven Games

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