NHL Game 1 Highlights | Kraken vs. Avalanche - April 18, 2023Apr 19, 2023
Missing the storm here early on and weathering the storm against the top line will certainly be a theme of this series, as that's the group starting for Colorado with Evan Rodriguez and Nico Ranson and flanking Nathan McKinnon. for behind the minute a draw in that for the rebound Scott Lee Toveton puts it home when the early mistake burns the
avalancheand the Kraken broke the ice here in the ball arena with the first goal of the series on the fourth check and they they get Anya and they force you to make decisions and here it's two players that create the turnover create the pressure I should say in devontaves and looks back gave it away veneers comes out in front of Georgian's shoulder played back to the point Alexia could drive that Comfort blocks could get in front of that one, they look very comfortable don't they?
I mean, I think they're a team that enjoys the fact that they're underdogs, they've been good on the road and they're gone. got off to a good start here early on mccand everly shoots bob saved done by diorgiov so that's something worth watching as the series goes on as well as these two teams trying to stay healthy in the playoffs the shoes can put one in that. Bauer makes the stop right at the gate he was lucky as Walden throws him back to the point and a pass for 10. through the Center possible two on one strong to his right hand on the shot goes in and there is a penalty that looked like he hooked up behind an emphatic kill huh for the Colorado Avalanche and I think it's an important kill here to make sure Seattle doesn't gain confidence after the early lead so let's see now if Top Line can get to work for the Avalanche after killing McKinnon, happy front stop tagged by Rick for Ram punches.
McKinnon ranted it, got a two-minute break while the penalty. The assassins do the job. The offensive zone faces the cherry on top and what a feed from Nathan McKinnon when he finds Mikko Randon. to the side, watch chance shorten the stick there to get a little more leverage, that puck is bouncing, Taves in the corner linked up with tobinen and is out of the neutral zone, McKinnon with speed to his right, rant. Moves on McKenna Shoot save me the rebound two rampant office stopped by Drew Bauer did it for a good 35 seconds and then McKinnon's chance behind the tanet netting leaves it to Donato wrapped still a wrap try a georgiev save forced him to have to drop back and take a penalty here nice change from Seattle once again buzzing in the offensive zone and you can see Manson's arm come around and take down Donato Seattle that's something they have to keep doing in this series if they want to be successful put pressure on Avalanche star defenseman and Leah Hextall at ringside and they'll capitalize on them so you can look for the Seattle crackers use the boards more to make that pass and use Rodriguez's 360 to put one in the net I'm a self shot locked to the neutral zone from tolman a takedown from rodriguez did you notice it to the point that leah made in the first period a little soft at times on exit passes while moving shotgun a transition goal gives the crack up front wenberg flying down the right wing schwartz handed the pass to winburg lights up the left and it's 2-1 seattle although they are comfortable they can play Down Low they would rather play this way with top speed schwartz with the pass to renberg and an excuse from wenberg me and because that pass goes from east to west you can see that run high in points we will be attentive to the copper on that bench Taves to Byron on the bumper a snapshot that was shot by Rodríguez on grubauer's right shoulder for Colorado that one of them and that didn't catch the shoulder but the stick the shaft of True Bauer good job Colorado finding McKinnon on that offside the only problem with the Avalanche finding him there was that the group time is one step ahead Copper moves in the same pool time the rebound in the gate pool Adder denies he's still loose outside one winger Kiki blocks him in this
gamethe last seven eight minutes for me it's been the best play of the Colorado
gamethe rush has been a lot better they're starting to win some pucks they're starting to win that 50 50 creating some quality chances win one here a fumble puck and now a new hook plays it back to the point mccar deep byram off the crossbar caught the last sequence of saves from the pool hour this is done watch the high slot thrown in front of wenberg towards the net that was blocked again on hot made a little stutter step when bird has 140 to go in the second period and the defending champs in danger of heading to game three home one ICE down Branson moves against Peru Bauer I mean they're a tenacious bunch they now have to match that here in the last 20 minutes they've had some good chances towards the end of that second period they continue to put up records in pool hour see if he can take the pressure and there's McKinnon out there with Ranson to his right Rodriguez to his left to Makar there's a shot through Bauer makes the save corner rebound and this Joel ericksonac comes back for Minnesota too , so out on the front shots are gone there's a two goal lead here in the third period for Kraken Kiki with the set up that fits and Seattle extends their lead of course they want their team to play out of the race , but he also felt that this is a team. that can also play below the goal line.
This is a bad rebound from the End Boys. He tricks Josh Manson and from there, Kraken can pick up the loose Puck and at 40 to go. Georgie floats over to the bank. he sprints from the extra attacker is in Brampton back to mccar McKenna to drive who hit the post cutting into his Picard a lot of frustration on McKinnon right now he almost misses here this shot from the spot McKinnon's only time on the post just a little off lucky maybe post but it's been one of those nights and yet against the defending champs a goal allowed performance in game one as the final horn will sound here at Ball Arena and the Seattle Kraken the first playoff victory and franchise history thank you. you
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