On the 17th, the Colorado Avalanche home stadium 'Ball Arena' had a match against Minnesota Wild, and the Colorado victory resulted in 53 points 'unmoved first place'
(Denver = Wongeol Jeong) In the match between the NHL Colorado Avalanche and the Minnesota Wild held at the Denver Ball Arena in Colorado on the 17th local time, Colorado won with a 4-3 score.
In the first quarter, Avalanche had a good chance with Toews' exquisite pass to the door, but it didn't lead to a goal. Afterwards, Mackinnon attempted a shot from long range, but the goalkeeper saved it.
Toews had a chance to score a goal alone with nine minutes left in the first quarter, but he also failed to score.
Makar did a good job in defense. Makar took control of the puck and made fun of the opponent's striker.
With about four minutes left in the first quarter, Colorado had a great opportunity.
Minnesota played with two fewer players as Minnesota's Ryan Hartman was penalized for hooking Colorado's Mackinnon.
In this situation, Colorado managed to outrun Minnesota by two points, with Mikko Rantanen scoring a goal with 4:03 minutes left in the first quarter and Alex Newhook scoring Girald's pass with 2:21 minutes remaining.
Minnesota scored a point at the start of the second quarter.
23 seconds into the second quarter, Minnesota's Kevin Fiala scored a goal, leading to Colorado 2, Minnesota 1, and Minnesota by one point.
About three minutes into the second quarter, Colorado's Nicolas Aube-Kubel took a penalty and was sent off for two minutes. Colorado defender Erik Johnson managed to get through the two-minute crisis as Colorado defender Erik Johnson managed to defend in the decisive scene.
There was also a fight.
Minnesota's Jordan Greenway knocked down the Colorado goalie, and Colorado defender Kurtis Macdermid, who was on the doorstep, followed up in a brawl. Both players were penalized for this brawl.
With 7 minutes and 57 seconds left in the second quarter, Cale Makar of Colorado fired a long-range shot. Makar fired a long-range shot from the left side of Minnesota's front door, but the puck was sucked into the goalie's hand.
With 6 minutes and 43 seconds left in the second quarter, a rare scene came out.
Minnesota's Ryan Hartman received a two-minute penalty for lying on the puck in front of Minnesota.
At 6:46 in the third quarter, Minnesota's Kirill Kaprizov put the game back on track.
Kaprizov's shot from the Colorado left front door was deflected and flowed into the net, making the score 2-2.
Colorado played the last thing in the third quarter.
Colorado's Nathan Mackinnon's shot went under the feet of a Minnesota goalie, which slid along with the goalie's skates into the goal line.
This was recognized as a goal as it passed to the referee's video decision.
But Minnesota wasn't easy either.
With 2:51 minutes left in the third quarter, Kirill Kaprizov scored a goal for Minnesota to bring the game back to tie.
Colorado and Minnesota were tied for a match within regular time. The match went over time.
The two teams drew without a goal in the five-minute overtime. Both teams went into the shootout.
In the shootout following overtime, Colorado's second shooter, Mikko Rantanen made a goal, the puck slipped through the goalie's leg. Afterwards, a shot from Minnesota's Kirill Kaprizov went into goalie Pavel Francouz's glove, turning the game into a 4-3 Colorado victory.
In this game, Colorado's door-to-door build-up stood out.
Colorado neutralized the opponent's defense with a quick pass in front of Minnesota, but the goal luck did not follow much.
With this victory, Colorado firmly maintained its No. 1 position in the Western Central league.
Colorado's next game will be held on the 19th at the Anaheim Ducks and Honda Center.