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Vegas Golden Knights vs. Colorado Avalanche NHL Prediction, Pick, and Preview 6/8/2021

The Vegas Golden Knights takes on the Colorado Avalanche on 6/8/2021 at 9:00PM.

Vegas and Colorado face off in an playoff game. The Vegas Golden Knights has a record of 40-14 this season. The Colorado Avalanche is 39-13 this season. Both have players to meet and know.

Vegas Golden Knights Team Defense Preview

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They give up 1.8 goals per game in even strength situations and this puts them among the best in the NHL. Opponents shoot 0.3 shots per game in power play situations per game against them, which is among the lowest in the NHL. Opponents force Vegas into 2.6 penalty kill situations per game, which puts them among the best in the NHL. They have a penalty kill rate of 86.81%, which is above average.

Opponents take 27.3 shots per game regardless of situation, they actively fluster opponents and are among the best in the NHL… and their opponents are not getting the best shot quality.

Vegas Golden Knights Team Offense Preview

They score 2.8 goals per game in even strength situations. They have an above average offense in 5v5 action. They score 0.6 goals per game in power play situations. They are average in power play situations, nothing special here. Thus far, they have had 3.1 power play opportunities per game this season. This means that they score on 17.82% of their shots on the power play, they would be considered mediocre in these situations.

They take 32.7 shots per game regardless of situation, they are getting their share of shot attempts and they are average in their shot quality.

Colorado Avalanche Team Defense Preview

They give up 1.8 goals per game in even strength situations and this puts them among the best in the NHL. Opponents shoot 0.5 shots per game in power play situations per game against them and this is a sign of strength. Opponents force Colorado into 3.2 penalty kill situations per game, which means they may be too aggressive or wrongfully aggressive. They have a penalty kill rate of 83.05%, which is average.

Opponents take 25.4 shots per game regardless of situation, they actively fluster opponents and are among the best in the NHL… and they are average at keeping the puck from getting in the net.

Colorado Avalanche Team Offense Preview

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They score 2.7 goals per game in even strength situations. They have an above average offense in 5v5 action. They score 0.8 goals per game in power play situations. They are an above average team when they have an advantage. Thus far, they have had 3.7 power play opportunities per game this season, which hey are among the best at drawing penalties. This means that they score on 22.71% of their shots on the power play.

They take 34.6 shots per game regardless of situation and that means that they are aggressive on the offensive end and they are average in their shot quality.

The Vegas Roster

The Players to Watch for Vegas

Alec Martinez D

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is 26.0 this season, this puts him among the best in the NHL. He has scored 9 goals this season, he is an average scoring threat and he has 23 assists this season, he is an above average distributor. This puts him at 32 points this season, which makes him a significant offensive player on his team. He makes 10.6% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Shea Theodore D

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is 28.0 this season, this puts him among the best in the NHL. He has scored 8 goals this season, he is an average scoring threat and he has 34 assists this season, he is among the best in the NHL at setting up teammates. This puts him at 42 points this season, which makes him a significant offensive player on his team. He makes 5.0% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Mark Stone RW

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is 26.0 this season, this puts him among the best in the NHL. He has scored 21 goals this season, which is among the best in the NHL and he has 40 assists this season, he is among the best in the NHL at setting up teammates. This puts him at 61 points this season, which makes him a very significant offensive player in the NHL. He makes 21.4% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

The Colorado Roster

The Players to Watch for Colorado

Devon Toews D

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is 29.0 this season, this puts him among the best in the NHL. He has scored 9 goals this season, he is an average scoring threat and he has 22 assists this season, he is an above average distributor. This puts him at 31 points this season, which makes him a significant offensive player on his team. He makes 7.4% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Samuel Girard D

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is 15.0 this season, which generally means good things when he is on the ice. He has scored 5 goals this season, he is not as much of a factor as a scorer and he has 27 assists this season, he is an above average distributor. This puts him at 32 points this season, which makes him a significant offensive player on his team. He makes 6.3% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Gabriel Landeskog LW

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is 14.0 this season, which generally means good things when he is on the ice. He has scored 20 goals this season, which is makes him a strong scoring threat and he has 32 assists this season, he is a strong distributor. This puts him at 52 points this season, which makes him a very significant offensive player in the NHL. He makes 12.9% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Vegas Golden Knights vs. Colorado Avalanche Prediction, Picks, and Odds


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