Predators fall to Avalanche in Game 1

Published: May. 3, 2022 at 9:06 PM CDT
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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WSMV) -The Nashville Predators found themselves in a big hole after the first period on Tuesday night against the Colorado Avalanche in Game 1.

Avalanche Center Nathan MacKinnon scored the team’s first goal with 17:40 left in the first, followed with a score from defenseman Devon Toews with 17:18 left in the period.

With 11:40 left, Andrew Cogliano scored the team’s third goal and defenseman Cale Makar scored the team’s fourth goal several minutes later.

Then, with 26 seconds left in the first period, Colorado’s Artturi Lehkonen scored the teams fifth goal, giving them a huge 5-0 advantage.

In the second period, left wing Gabriel Landeskog scored the team’s sixth goal with 5:16 left in the second period. Matt Duchene finally Predators finally got on the board with 1:20 left in the second period, making the score 6-1 at the half.

The lead would prove too much for Nashville, losing to Colorado, 7-2.

This year marks the eighth season that the team has made the playoffs and the 15th time that the team has made the postseason in franchise history.

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