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Postgame Wrap-Up: Grubauer Strong In Avs Win Over Hurricanes

The netminder made 42 saves in the victory

by Callie Parmele @CallieParmele /

RALEIGH, N.C.--Facing a team that consistently fires a high number of shots on net, the Colorado Avalanche relied heavily on its goaltender to get the win against the Carolina Hurricanes.

Philipp Grubauer finished Saturday's matinee with a career-high 42 saves and the Avs defeated the Hurricanes 3-1 at PNC Arena.

"Without the way he played tonight, we wouldn't have won this hockey game," said Colorado captain Gabriel Landeskog. "We got two big points on the road, but we know that we need to play better defensively than what we did tonight. He was outstanding, and honestly it was one of the better goalie performances I have seen in a long time."

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Grubauer makes 42 saves to help Avalanche defeat Hurricanes

MacKinnon, Rantanen extend point streaks to eight for Colorado; Aho ties Carolina record

by Kurt Dusterberg / Correspondent

RALEIGH, N.C. -- Philipp Grubauer made 42 saves, and Gabriel Landeskog scored two goals for the Colorado Avalanche in a 3-1 win against the Carolina Hurricanes at PNC Arena on Saturday.

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Projected Lineup: Avalanche at Hurricanes

Philipp Grubauer is Colorado's starting goaltender

by Ron Knabenbauer @RonKnab /

The Colorado Avalanche isn't expected to make any changes to its lineup for today's matinee at the Carolina Hurricanes, and that includes in net.

Goaltender Philipp Grubauer will make his second-consecutive start and his third of the season for Colorado. On Thursday at the New Jersey Devils, he made 27 saves in the 5-3 win, his first with the Avalanche.

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Snow vs. Rain: Avalanche Heads South to Face Hurricanes

Colorado continues road trip in Raleigh, North Carolina

by Miranda Einhorn /

The Colorado Avalanche (4-1-2) continues its road trip on Saturday against the Carolina Hurricanes (4-2-1) at PNC Arena. It is the third of four games the Avalanche will play away from Denver before returning home next week.

Colorado holds a 19-7-6 record against the Carolina franchise since 1995-96, which includes a 7-6-3 mark while playing on the road. The Avalanche/Quebec Nordiques also owns a 74-46-24 all-time record against the Carolina/Hartford Whalers organization.

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Kamenev Ready For More Responsibility

The Orsk, Russia, native has skated in four NHL games this campaign

by Callie Parmele @CallieParmele /

Vladislav Kamenev has faced his fair share of adversity during his short tenure with the Colorado Avalanche organization, but he is finding his rhythm and carving a place for himself in the team's lineup.

He was acquired from the Nashville Predators in a three-team deal on Nov. 5, 2017 but suffered a broken arm in his first game with Colorado on Nov. 16. He ended up missing 50 games with the ailment.

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Philipp Grubauer To Start Versus Carolina

The netminder made 27 saves in Colorado's 5-3 win on Thursday

by Callie Parmele @CallieParmele /

RALEIGH, N.C.--Philipp Grubauer will once again be in the Colorado Avalanche net on Saturday when the Avs take on the Carolina Hurricanes at PNC Arena.

He earned his first win of the season on Thursday in his second appearance, making 27 saves in a 5-3 victory over the New Jersey Devils.

"We like what Grubi did, I also want to give him a chance to build off that game," Colorado head coach Jared Bednar said after Friday's practice at the Hurricanes' home arena. "We were pretty good defensively, he was good and I want to see if he can bounce back and equal that performance, or even better that performance that he had the other night. We are going to give him another crack here."

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Postgame Wrap-Up: Landeskog Leads Avs With Hat Trick In New Jersey

It was the third career hat trick for the Avalanche captain

by Callie Parmele @CallieParmele /

NEWARK, N.J.--Facing the New Jersey Devils, a stingy defensive team that had only allowed four goals entering Thursday, the Colorado Avalanche turned to its captain.

Gabriel Landeskog scored three goals and led the Avs to a 5-3 win over the Devils at Prudential Center. It was New Jersey's first loss of the season.

"When we were in a tough stretch and facing adversity, our captain steps up and leads the way," said defenseman Ian Cole. "That's why he's the captain, that's why he's our leader. Obviously, a lot of guys stepped up, but him especially."

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Avalanche rally in third period to hand Devils first loss

Landeskog has hat trick for Colorado; MacKinnon's goal streak ends at six games

by Mike G. Morreale @mikemorrealeNHL / Staff Writer

NEWARK, N.J. -- Gabriel Landeskog had his third NHL hat trick for the Colorado Avalanche in a 5-3 win against the New Jersey Devils at Prudential Center on Thursday.

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Morning Skate Report: Andrighetto To Make Season Debut

The forward missed the first six games of the campaign with a leg injury

by Callie Parmele @CallieParmele /

NEWARK, N.J.--Sven Andrighetto will make his season debut tonight when the Colorado Avalanche takes on the New Jersey Devils at Prudential Center.

"Very excited, I mean it's been a while for me to suit up," Andrighetto said after morning skate. "Just watching the games from the stands, it was hurting a little bit. Obviously, I want to be out there with the team and help them win games. Even more excited right now to be able to be a part of it."

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Projected Lineup: Avalanche at Devils

Sven Andrighetto set to make his season debut, goaltender Philipp Grubauer starting

by Callie Parmele @CallieParmele /

NEWARK, N.J.--After missing the end of the preseason and the beginning of the main campaign with a leg injury, Sven Andrighetto is in the Colorado Avalanche's lineup tonight at the New Jersey Devils.

Colorado head coach Jared Bednar confirmed after the club's morning skate at Prudential Center that Andrighetto will make his season debut and replace rookie Sheldon Dries on a line with Vladislav Kamenev and Gabriel Bourque.

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