Game Recap- Round 2 – Game 2: Colorado Avalanche v.s San Jose Sharks

Game Recap:

Tonight resumes play of this best of 7 series between the Colorado Avalanche & San Jose Sharks. The Sharks previously won game one on Friday night by a score of 5-2 to take an early 1-0 series lead. In the first. San Jose would get on the scoreboard first as Evander Kane would put in the rebound off a Brent Burns shot from the point in front of the net. That would be the only goal for the first period. San Jose Sharks will take a 1-0 lead after the first period.

In the second period, the Avalanche score twice to take the lead. The Avs first goal came off of a deflection by Gabriel Landeskog on a shot from the point by Tyson Barrie. Colorado’s second goal came from Tyson Barrie as he skated towards the right circle and blasted it past Sharks Goalie Martin Jones. At the end of two periods, the Colorado Avalanche would take a 2-1 leading going into the third period.

Colorado would add onto their lead in the third period. Matt Nieto added his third goal of the playoffs. Nieto put the puck in the back of the net on his backhand on a very gritty type of effort. However, San Jose would get back to within one goal as Brent Burns lifted the puck over Avalanche goalie Phillip Grubauer’s glove hand. The Avalanche would add an empty net goal by Nathan MacKinnon. Except, San Jose got back within one on a Power Play goal by Brent Burns with ten seconds left in the game. Unfortunately, it was too late for the Sharks to tie the game up. Colorado would go onto win 4-3. The Avalanche evened up the series with the Sharks at one game a piece going into game three.

Line Ups:

Colorado Avalanche

San Jose Sharks

First Period Highlights:

Second Period Highlights:

Third Period Highlights:

Final Stats:

COL- 4    SJ-3

Shot:            32          32

Hits:             28          25

Face Offs:  48.4%   51.6%

Power Play: 0/2       1/3

Next Up:

Game 3: Tuesday April 30th, 2019 @ 10pm EST

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