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Second Round

Avalanche lose second round, lack of offense among reasons

Power play shut down in six-game loss to Golden Knights

by Mike G. Morreale @mikemorrealeNHL / NHL.com Staff Writer

The Colorado Avalanche were eliminated from the Stanley Cup Playoffs by the Vegas Golden Knights, losing 6-3 in Game 6 of the best-of-7 Stanley Cup Second Round at Vegas on Thursday.

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Avalanche lament playoff elimination in Game 6 after top regular season

Presidents' Trophy winners lose four straight to Golden Knights, 'all we talk about' is next year

by Tracey Myers @Tramyers_NHL / NHL.com Staff Writer

The Colorado Avalanche weren't up for hearing about the positives they had this season or their potential for next season after they were eliminated with a 6-3 loss at the Vegas Golden Knights in Game 6 of the Stanley Cup Second Round on Thursday.

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game recap

Golden Knights eliminate Avalanche with Game 6 victory

Vegas, which won final four games, will play Canadiens in Semifinals

by Danny Webster / NHL.com Independent Correspondent

Pietrangelo roofs goal in close

COL@VGK, Gm6: Pietrangelo elevates goal late in 2nd

R2, Gm6: Alex Tuch's slap shot caroms off the boards to Alex Pietrangelo, who scores with 17.2 seconds left in the 2nd to make it 4-3 Vegas

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LAS VEGAS -- The Vegas Golden Knights eliminated the Colorado Avalanche with a 6-3 win in Game 6 of the Stanley Cup Second Round at T-Mobile Arena on Thursday.

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Bednar coaching Avalanche in Game 6 after irregularities in COVID-19 test

Kept away from morning skate; Colorado needs win against Vegas to prolong series

by Nicholas J. Cotsonika @cotsonika / NHL.com Columnist

Jared Bednar is coaching the Colorado Avalanche against the Vegas Golden Knights in Game 6 of the Stanley Cup Second Round on Thursday (NBCSN, CBC, SN, TVAS) after missing the morning skate because of an irregularity with his COVID-19 test results, a Colorado spokesperson said.

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game preview

3 Keys: Avalanche at Golden Knights, Game 6 of second round

Bednar to coach Colorado after missing morning skate; Vegas can advance to Stanley Cup Semifinals

by Nicholas J. Cotsonika @cotsonika / NHL.com Columnist

No. 1 Avalanche at No. 2 Golden Knights

9 p.m. ET; NBCSN, CBC, SN, TVAS

Vegas leads best-of-7 series, 3-2

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playoffs

Avalanche outplay Golden Knights but turnovers costly in Game 5 loss

Face elimination after three mistakes turn into goals

by Nicholas J. Cotsonika @cotsonika / NHL.com Columnist

Three turnovers. That's all it took.

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game recap

Stone, Golden Knights defeat Avalanche in OT in Game 5, take series lead

Scores at 50 seconds to cap rally from down two in third

by Rick Sadowski / NHL.com Independent Correspondent

Stone's overtime winner in Game 5

VGK@COL, Gm5: Stone rips puck upstairs for OT winner

R2, Gm5: Mark Stone takes Max Pacioretty's pass in the neutral zone, races towards the net, and scores to win Game 5 for Vegas in overtime

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DENVER -- Mark Stone scored 50 seconds into overtime, and the Vegas Golden Knights took the lead in the Stanley Cup Second Round with a 3-2 win against the Colorado Avalanche in Game 5 at Ball Arena on Tuesday.

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3 Keys: Golden Knights at Avalanche, Game 5 of second round

Vegas controlling 5-on-5 shot attempts; Colorado riding 13-game home winning streak

by Nicholas J. Cotsonika @cotsonika / NHL.com Columnist

No. 2 Golden Knights at No. 1 Avalanche

9 p.m. ET; NBCSN, CBC, SN, TVAS

Best-of-7 series tied, 2-2

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The Buzz

Stanley Cup Playoffs Buzz: Avalanche host Golden Knights in Game 5

Lightning can advance to Semifinals; Jets never led in series loss to Canadiens

by Nicholas J. Cotsonika @cotsonika / NHL.com Columnist

Welcome to the Stanley Cup Playoffs Buzz, a daily in-depth look at the 2021 NHL postseason. There were two games on the schedule Monday and there are two games Tuesday.

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Avalanche coach changes tone after Game 4 loss to Golden Knights

Bednar praises compete level, which he felt wasn't there in Game 3

by Nicholas J. Cotsonika @cotsonika / NHL.com Columnist

Jared Bednar changed his tone after the Colorado Avalanche lost 5-1 to the Vegas Golden Knights in Game 4 of the Stanley Cup Second Round at T-Mobile Arena on Sunday.

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