Vegas Golden Knights (39-24-8, first within the Pacific Division in the course of the common season) vs. Colorado Avalanche (42-20-8, second within the Central Division in the course of the common season)
Edmonton, Alberta; Saturday, Three p.m. EDT
WESTERN CONFERENCE SEEDING ROUND: Colorado and Vegas face off as a part of a round-robin match that features the highest 4 groups within the convention to find out seeding for the following spherical.
BOTTOM LINE: The Colorado Avalanche tackle the Vegas Golden Knights within the Western Convention seeding spherical of the Stanley Cup Playoffs. The groups meet Saturday for the third time this season.
The Avalanche are 21-14-Four in convention matchups. Colorado ranks second within the NHL recording 9.1 factors per recreation, averaging 3.Four targets and 5.7 assists.
The Golden Knights are 23-14-Three in Western Convention play. Vegas leads the Western Convention capturing 34.5 pictures per recreation whereas averaging 3.2 targets.
TOP PERFORMERS: Ryan Graves leads the Avalanche with a plus-40 in 69 video games this season. Vladislav Namestnikov has 5 targets and two assists during the last 10 video games for Colorado.
Max Pacioretty leads the Golden Knights with 32 targets and has 66 factors. Shea Theodore has seven targets during the last 10 video games for Vegas.
LAST 10 GAMES: Avalanche: 7-2-1, averaging 2.Eight targets, 5 assists, 3.7 penalties and seven.7 penalty minutes whereas giving up 2.Three targets per recreation with a .924 save share.
Golden Knights: 8-2-0, averaging 3.6 targets, 5.9 assists, two penalties and 4 penalty minutes whereas giving up 2.7 targets per recreation with an .892 save share.
INJURIES: Avalanche: None listed.
Golden Knights: Max Pacioretty: everyday (undisclosed).