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Calvert's quick wrister

COL@VGK: Calvert snipes home wrister from the slot

Matt Calvert takes a pass and whips a wrist shot into the net to give the Avalanche a 1-0 lead midway through the 1st period

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Matt Calvert had a goal and an assist for the Colorado Avalanche in a 4-1 preseason win against the Vegas Golden Knights at T-Mobile Arena on Wednesday.

Vladislav Kamenev, Logan O'Connor and Jayson Megna also scored for Colorado. Pavel Francouz made 16 saves.

Patrick Brown ended Francouz's shutout bid with 18 seconds left in the third period, and Malcolm Subban made 28 saves for Vegas.

Calvert gave the Avalanche a 1-0 lead at 10:38 of the first period and had an assist on Kamenev's goal in the second.

Megna, a forward who played all of last season in the American Hockey League (Hershey), scored his third goal of the preseason at 8:33 of the third period to make it 4-0.

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