Jost, Francouz help Avalanche beat Lightning 6-2

Tyson Jost had 3 objectives, Pavel Francouz made 44 saves, and the Colorado Avalanche beat the Tampa Bay Lightning 6-2 Saturday evening to stay the one NHL workforce with out a law loss this season.

Colorado’s 7-Zero-1 get started is the second-longest season opening level streak in franchise historical past, in the back of simplest the Nine-Zero-2 get started in 2000-01.

Jost opened the scoring Three:09 into the sport and finished his first profession hat trick with a couple of objectives coming 2:49 aside early in the second one era.

The 29-year-old Francouz adopted up his first profession get started and win Oct. 12 towards Arizona with a lot of nifty saves, together with a post-to-post pad forestall within the first on Ondrej Palat.

Colorado, Three-Zero-1 on a six-game highway go back and forth, additionally were given objectives from Gabriel Landeskog, Nazem Kadri and Mikko Rantanen. Colin Wilson had 3 assists.

Yanni Gourde and Victor Hedman scored for the Lightning, who returned house after a Three-2-1 highway go back and forth. Andrei Vasilevskiy stopped 17 pictures.

The Avalanche went up 2-1 when Jost were given his moment objective at Three:17 of the second one. After Landeskog scored at five:48, Jost made it Four-1 simply 18 seconds later from in-close off a move by means of J.T. Compher.

Compher had two assists.

Kadri, Rantanen, who deked out two defenders, and Hedman had third-period objectives.

Tampa Bay’s Nikita Kucherov despatched a penalty-shot backhander within the 0.33 over the web.

NOTES: Referee Kelly Sutherland left early within the first era with an undisclosed damage and didn’t go back. Colorado D Cale Makar misplaced his steadiness skating throughout the low slot throughout an in-close scoring likelihood and collided with Sutherland within the nook. … Avalanche C Nathan MacKinnon assisted on Landeskog’s objective and has some degree in all 8 video games this season.


Avalanche: At St. Louis on Monday evening.

Lightning: Host Pittsburgh Wednesday evening in the second one of 3 directly house video games.


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