Avalanche look to keep win streak going, host the Golden Knights

Vegas Golden Knights (35-18-5, first in the Pacific Division) vs. Colorado Avalanche (32-19-5, second in the Central Division)

Denver; Monday, 9 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: The Colorado Avalanche aim to keep a five-game win streak going when they host the Vegas Golden Knights.

Colorado has a 15-9-4 record in home games and a 32-19-5 record overall. The Avalanche have a +21 scoring differential, with 174 total goals scored and 153 allowed.

Vegas is 35-18-5 overall and 17-5-5 on the road. The Golden Knights have conceded 161 goals while scoring 187 for a +26 scoring differential.

The matchup Monday is the third time these teams meet this season. The Avalanche won 3-2 in the previous meeting.

TOP PERFORMERS: Mikko Rantanen has 37 goals and 31 assists for the Avalanche. Nathan MacKinnon has eight goals and nine assists over the past 10 games.

Chandler Stephenson has 12 goals and 37 assists for the Golden Knights. Jack Eichel has five goals and four assists over the last 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Avalanche: 7-1-2, averaging 3.5 goals, 5.9 assists, 4.1 penalties and 10.8 penalty minutes while giving up 2.5 goals per game.

Golden Knights: 6-1-3, averaging 3.4 goals, 5.5 assists, three penalties and 6.3 penalty minutes while giving up 2.1 goals per game.

INJURIES: Avalanche: Cale Makar: out (concussion), Pavel Francouz: out (lower body), Erik Johnson: out (ankle), Gabriel Landeskog: out (knee), Darren Helm: out (lower body).

Golden Knights: Robin Lehner: out (hip), Nolan Patrick: out (upper body), Mark Stone: out (back), Logan Thompson: out (lower body).


The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.

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