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Colorado Avalanche will meet Vegas in second round of Stanley Cup Playoffs

Game 1 of second round Sunday, 6:00pm
The Colorado Avalanche will meet Vegas in the second round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs
The Colorado Avalanche will meet Vegas in the second round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs(KKTV)
Updated: May. 28, 2021 at 10:11 PM MDT
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LAS VEGAS (AP) - Mattias Janmark notched his first career hat trick as the Vegas Golden Knights eliminated the Minnesota Wild with a 6-2 win in Game 7 of their opening-round series.

It marked the first time the Golden Knights hosted a Game 7 after losing in San Jose in 2018 and defeating Vancouver in Edmonton last year. It was also the first time Vegas clinched a playoff series at home. Nic Hague, Max Pacioretty and Zach Whitecloud also scored for Vegas.

Marc-Andre Fleury made 19 saves to earn his 85th playoff victory in front of an announced crowd of 12,156. Zach Parise and Kirill Kaprizov scored for the Wild.

Vegas will meet Colorado in the second round. Game 1 is at Ball Arena in Denver at 6 p.m. Sunday.

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5/28/2021 10:04:47 PM (GMT -6:00)