Sport Grubauer fails with Colorado in NHL playoffs
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Philipp Grubauer failed with the Colorado Avalanche in the playoffs of NHL to the Vegas Golden Knights. The Team of the Ice Hockey National Towards lost in Las Vegas 3: 6 and lost 2: 4 in the competitive series.
15 seconds After grubauer had gone from the ice in the final phase to enable his team to make an overview of field players, Max Pacioretty hit the sixth goal for the hosts.
In the main round, the Avalanche and the Golden Knights each with 82 points had the best yield of all teams, because of the special situation as a result of the Corona pandemic, but already in the second round of the playoffs. The best season of his career ended for Grubauer now with an unexpected early disappointment. He is one of three nominated NHL professionals for the award to the best goalkeeper of the season. Also nominated is Marc-Andre Fleury, who parried 30 shots for the Golden Knights.
Grubauer was the last ice hockey professional from Germany, which was represented in the playoffs with his team. Leon Draisaitl and Dominik Kahun were equipped with the Edmonton Oilers as well in the first round like Nico storm with the Minnesota Wild.
The semi-finals around the Stanley Cup are therefore fixed. The Golden Knights meet the Montreal Canadiens, defending champion Tampa Bay Lightning gets to do it with the New York Isolanders.
Golden Knights shake off blowout, but Avalanche win Game 2 in OT .
Rantanen scores in OT to give the Avs a 2-0 series lead.Early on, it looked like the Avalanche might make Game 2 look a lot like Game 1, where they thumped the Golden Knights.