March 20, 2023

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Kraken score late, beat Avalanche in overtime to spoil Georgiev heroics

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The Avalanche needed to regroup from a slump for the first time in weeks, after stamping an unsavory place for themselves in franchise history. They only had 24 hours to do so.

After allowing seven goals in back-to-back games, the Avs tightened the screws on defense Sunday night but couldn’t complete the triumphant rebound, losing 3-2 in overtime to the Kraken. Brandon Tanev scored with 2:30 remaining in regulation to tie the game and undo Colorado’s extraordinary effort to hold the lead for most of a tense third period.

It started with the Avalanche (34-21-6) leading 2-1 but forced to defend a full, two-minute 5-on-3. Alexandar Georgiev made seven of his 32 saves during the penalty kill, and the defensive dynamo of Cale Makar and Devon Toews stayed on the ice for the entire two…

Bennett Durando

2023-03-05 21:50:41

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