The Colorado Avalanche fell 3-1 to the Dallas Stars on Thursday at American Airlines Center in the Avs’ penultimate preseason video game of the year.
Goaltender Darcy Kuemper played the whole trip and made 26 conserves, consisting of 13- of-14 in the 2nd duration. J.T. Compher scored for Colorado in the 3rd duration. Michael Raffl, Jason Roberton and Roope Hintz tallied for Dallas.
It was the Avalanche’s very first check out to American Airlines Center because Dec. 28, 2019, and the group’s very first time dealing with destiny because the 2nd round of the 2020 Stanley Cup Playoffs in the Edmonton bubble.
The Avs and Stars reunite to end up the preseason at Ball Arena on Saturday. Puck drop is set up for 5 p.m. MT.
12: 44 DAL (0-1) – After an Avalanche turnover, Michael Raffl scored stickside.
8: 26 DAL (0-2) – Jason Robertson took a pass from Denis Gurianov and double Dallas’ lead.
18: 34 COL (1-2) – J.T. Compher tapped Andre Burakovsky‘s shot into the internet after Colorado pulled Darcy Kuemper for an additional enemy.
18: 48 DAL (1-3) – Roope Hintz restored the two-goal lead for Dallas when he scored gloveside.
Final: Stars – 3|Avalanche – 1
Colorado: 0 for 3
Dallas: 0 for 4
Colorado: Darcy Kuemper made 26- of-29 conserves.
Dallas: Anton Khudobin stopped 26 shots.
J.T. Compher netted his very first objective of the preseason … Colorado dealt with Dallas for the very first time because the 2nd round of the 2020 Stanley Cup Playoffs in the Edmonton bubble. It was the Avalanche’s very first check out to American Airlines Center given that Dec. 28, 2019 … In addition to Erik Johnson, J.T. Compher and Samuel Girard used an ‘A’ on their jerseys as alternate captains in the getaway.
Colorado lowered its training school lineup to 31 gamers on Thursday early morning, reassigning forwards Stefan Matteau, Kiefer Sherwood and Dylan Sikura and defenseman Rolan McKeown to the American Hockey League’s Colorado Eagles.
Goaltender Pavel Francouz was put on hurt reserve on Thursday (retroactive to Oct. 5) after suffering a lower-body injury versus the Vegas Golden Knights on Tuesday. Defenseman Devon Toews(upper body) has actually been skating on his own given that the start of training school in a red, non-contact jersey and is anticipated to miss out on the start of the season. Head coach Jared Bednar was not behind the bench and will miss out on the Avalanche’s last preseason video game on Saturday following a favorable COVID-19 test. Assistant coaches Ray Bennett and Nolan Pratt will coach the group till Bednar’s return.
The Avalanche ends up exhibit use Saturday at Ball Arena versus destiny. Video game time is set for 5 p.m. MT.
Based on the start of the video game
17 Tyson Jost – 18 Alex Newhook – 75 Sampo Ranta
15 Shane Bowers – 12 Jayson Megna – 95 Andre Burakovsky
43 Darren Helm – 37 J.T. Compher – 25 Logan O’Connor
11 Mikhail Maltsev – 40 Artem Anisimov – 61 Martin Kaut
49 Samuel Girard – 6 Erik Johnson
4 Bowen Byram – 28 Ryan Murray
3 Jack Johnson – 26 Jacob MacDonald
35 Darcy Kuemper
31 Jonas Johansson