Game Recap-Round 2-Game 4: Colorado Avalanche v.s San Jose Sharks

Game Recap:

The San Jose Sharks and Colorado Avalanche resume their best of seven series tonight in Game 4. San Jose took control in the series in game 3 as they won by a 4-2 score. The first. featured each team trading scoring chances primarily at even strength. Each team also did a great job of staying out of the penalty box as there were no power plays in first period. After the first period, the Colorado Avalanche and San Jose Sharks would be tied as the period ended scoreless.

In the second period, Colorado would get on the board first as Nathan MacKinnon would keep his amazing playoff scoring prowess going. After two periods, the Avalanche would take a 1-0 lead over the Sharks.

The Colorado Avalanche in the third period would hold on and finish off the victory as they would shut out the San Jose harks 3-0. The Avalanche would add goals from Colin Wilson and an empty netter from Erik Johnson. Philipp Grubauer made 32 saves as his spectacular play in goal led his team to victory and the shutout. Colorado now evens the series 2-2 going into a pivotal game 5 on Saturday night in San Jose.

 

Lineups:

Colorado Avalanche

 

San Jose Sharks

 

First Period Highlights:

 

Second Period Highlights:

 

Third Period Highlights:

 

Final Stats:   COL-3    SJ-0

Shots:              28         32

Hits:                33         25

FaceOffs:     48.1%   51.9%

Power Play:   1/5       0/2

 

Next Up:

Game 5 Saturday May 4th, 2019 @ 10pm EST in San Jose

 

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